The Best Hotels in Taormina

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury and boutique hotels in Taormina for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Taormina’s Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina is opposite the Greek Theatre and offers panoramic views of… See more

Taormina’s Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina is opposite the Greek Theatre and offers panoramic views of Mount Etna and the Sicilian Coast. It features an outdoor pool and spa.

Rooms at Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina are all air conditioned and offer, satellite TV, minibar, private bathroom and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms have views of the sea or the hotel gardens with magnolias, cypress and palm trees.

Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina serves an American buffet breakfast. The Michelin starred restaurant serves both Sicilian and Mediterranean cooking, and Literary Terrace & Bar provides drinks and snacks on its sea-view terrace.

The wellness centre at Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina includes a sauna, Turkish bath, gym and massage services. Guests can also relax on the nearby private beach, using the free beach shuttle service.

Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina is 5 km from the Taormina-Giardini Naxos Train Station and 45 minutes' drive from Catania Airport. Private transfers can be arranged to and from the airport and train station.

Rooms from $451

The 5-star Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea offers a lovely setting overlooking the Mediterranea Sea, just a 5-minute drive… See more

The 5-star Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea offers a lovely setting overlooking the Mediterranea Sea, just a 5-minute drive from Taormina’s centre. It features a private beach, an outdoor pool, kids club and wellness facilities.

The elegant rooms and suites are decorated with refined fabrics and antique furniture. Each one comes with free Wi-Fi, plus Bulgari and Molton Brown bathroom toiletries. Most accommodation comes with a furnished sea-view balcony.

Restaurant Oliviero serves Sicilian cuisine and fresh seafood on its beautiful terrace with panoramic views of the Bay of Mazzarò.

The Villa’s wellness centre is surrounded by tropical gardens and also features a fitness centre with new Technogym equipment. In-room massages and treatments are also available.

The Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea organises a free shuttle service to and from Taormina and free boat cruises along the coast are organized during the summer months. A private shuttle service can be arranged to and from the airport and station.

The hotel is in front of the cable car to Taormina old town. Taormina-Giardini Naxos Station is a 5-minute drive away, while Catania Airport is 60 km from the property.

Rooms from $451

Hotel Villa Belvedere

Rated 9.2 in 679 reviews

The Belvedere is an elegant villa with views of Naxos Bay and Mount Etna in the distance. It is next to public gardens… See more

The Belvedere is an elegant villa with views of Naxos Bay and Mount Etna in the distance. It is next to public gardens, and a 5 minutes' walk from Taormina's Corso Umberto.

Hotel Villa Belvedere offers classic rooms with elegant furniture and air conditioning. Most rooms overlook the sea, the gardens or the summer outdoor swimming pool. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.

The villa is surrounded by terraced gardens filled with flowers and palm trees. The panoramic swimming pool is set on a sun terrace with sun beds and parasols.

The restaurant is also located by the pool. It serves traditional Sicilian cuisine for lunch.

When booking a room with a breakfast-included option, a generous buffet is served between 07:30 and 11:00 in a sun-lit breakfast room with sea and garden views. Early breakfast is available on request.

Rooms from $176

Atlantis Bay - VRetreats

Rated 9.2 in 406 reviews

Atlantis Bay is located on a cliff in Baia delle Sirene Bay. The property boasts a panoramic restaurant with veranda, a… See more

Atlantis Bay is located on a cliff in Baia delle Sirene Bay. The property boasts a panoramic restaurant with veranda, a swimming pool, and a private floating sea platform.

Hotel Atlantis Bay pays particular attention to grand gourmet cooking. Seaside dining is also possible.

Rooms from $308

Hotel Villa Ducale

Rated 9.0 in 297 reviews

Villa Ducale is a small, luxurious boutique hotel with outstanding views of the sea, Mount Etna and the Strait of… See more

Villa Ducale is a small, luxurious boutique hotel with outstanding views of the sea, Mount Etna and the Strait of Messina. It features free WiFi in public areas, an outdoor hot tub, and a sun terrace with loungers.

The strategic location of Hotel Villa Ducale combines the tranquillity of a panoramic spot and the proximity to the town centre, a 25-minute walk away. The hotel offers a free shuttle service to the centre of Taormina, and an airport shuttle is available on request.

Villa Ducale is renowned for its rich breakfast buffet with homemade Sicilian specialities, served on the panoramic terrace. Restaurant service is available throughout the day, and the hotel features a popular cocktail buffet every evening.

Rooms from $246

La Plage Resort

Resort

Rated 8.2 in 336 reviews

Overlooking the Ionian Sea, La Plage Resort is set directly on its free private beach, within the Isola Bella Nature… See more

Overlooking the Ionian Sea, La Plage Resort is set directly on its free private beach, within the Isola Bella Nature Reserve. It features modern rooms and bungalows with garden or sea views. The cable way to the historic centre of Taormina is a 10-minute walk away.

All accommodation comes with a modern design, air conditioning, and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. All rooms have a balcony or patio, and some bungalows offer a private garden with hot tub.

The Fusion restaurant specialises in traditional Sicilian cuisine, made with genuine local products. The bar serves international cocktails and spirits. A sweet Italian breakfast is available daily.

La Plage provides a variety of beauty treatments and an outdoor massage gazebo. Expure Spa is complete with Turkish bath, hydromassage showers and chromotherapy.

Staff can organise excursions to Mount Etna Regional Park, a 45-minute drive away. Parking is free.

Rooms from $231

Hotel Villa Carlotta

Rated 9.1 in 323 reviews

Featuring views of the Mediterranean Sea and Mount Etna in the distance, Hotel Villa Carlotta is 5 minutes' walk from… See more

Featuring views of the Mediterranean Sea and Mount Etna in the distance, Hotel Villa Carlotta is 5 minutes' walk from the centre of Taormina. It offers elegant rooms and apartments with balcony and a garden with pool.

Air-conditioned rooms, apartments and villas at the Carlotta include satellite flat-screen TV with DVD player and an electric kettle. Apartments and villas also have a kitchenette and seating area. The private bathroom comes with hairdryer and free toiletries.

A buffet breakfast is available daily in the main building, and a bar is also on site. Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant serves Sicilian specialities prepared with local organic ingredients, accompanied by an extensive wine list.

Giardini Naxos is 20 minutes' drive from the property, while the Etna Park is 35 km away.

Rooms from $227

Mazzarò Sea Palace - VRetreats

Rated 9.2 in 413 reviews

Mazzarò Sea Palace is set above Taormina's beautiful Mazzaarò Beach. It has a wellness centre, its own sea-view pools… See more

Mazzarò Sea Palace is set above Taormina's beautiful Mazzaarò Beach. It has a wellness centre, its own sea-view pools and a free private beach.

Mazzarò Sea Palace's wellness centre provides a wide range of massages and spa treatments and has Turkish baths.

Rooms have been refurbished and are elegant and spacious. All come with balconies and some have lovely views. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Free WiFi is available throughout the property. A broadband internet service is also available.

You can reach Taormina centre using the cable car set 50 metres from the Mazzarò Sea Palace. Tours around Sicily and to Etna can be booked at the hotel.

Rooms from $344

UNAHOTELS Capotaormina

Rated 8.9 in 1603 reviews

UNAHOTELS Capotaormina is perched on a rock below Taormina and is surrounded by the sea, offering an amazing view of the… See more

UNAHOTELS Capotaormina is perched on a rock below Taormina and is surrounded by the sea, offering an amazing view of the fantastic Giardini Naxos Bay and Isola Bella Island.

This pleasant building is set against the unusual background of Mount Etna with its snowy peaks, and all the hotel rooms are equipped with a balcony. Classic rooms offer garden views, superior rooms offer a full sea view.

Staying at the Capotaormina you can enjoy spending pleasant hours on the private beach, accessible through a lift carved into the rock. The beach and the hotel's sea-water swimming pool are equipped with sun beds, parasols and beach towels, for your relaxation and enjoyment.

The regenerating experience continues in the gym with trainer and beauty salon.

The property also provides a jeweller's and an outdoor car park with limited places. A free shuttle bus to/from Taormina centre is also available, and boat excursions can be booked during summer.

The hotel's 3 restaurants serve international, Sicilian and Mediterranean cuisine.

Rooms from $241

NH Collection Taormina

Rated 8.6 in 560 reviews

Featuring a roof-top terrace featuring a cocktail bar and panoramic views, NH Collection Taormina is set in the heart of… See more

Featuring a roof-top terrace featuring a cocktail bar and panoramic views, NH Collection Taormina is set in the heart of Taormina's historical centre. It features an à la carte restaurant, spacious rooms, a modern wellness centre, and an infinity pool overlooking the bay.

All rooms at the NH Collection Taormina hotel have design bathrooms with a shower, bathrobes, and slippers. They come with LCD TV with satellite channels, and free wired internet.

The hotel has an exclusive 260 m² spa area that comes with a sauna, a Turkish bath, and therapy showers. It also includes a tea room. The outdoor swimming pool is equipped with a bar, sofas, sun loungers, tables, and chairs.

Each morning, guests start the day with a breakfast featuring organic product, such as yoghurt, jams and a selection of homemade pressed juices. Featuring a view on the Greek Theatre, the Zefiro restaurant specializes in Sicilian cuisine.

Corso Umberto I, the city's main street, is just a few minutes away on foot. The property is well connected by the A18 motorway.

Rooms from $153

Hotel Villa Taormina

Rated 9.3 in 284 reviews

Villa Taormina dates back to the 1800s. Surrounded by floral gardens, it offers spacious rooms with antique furnishings… See more

Villa Taormina dates back to the 1800s. Surrounded by floral gardens, it offers spacious rooms with antique furnishings, and a terrace overlooking Mount Etna, the sea, and Taormina centre.

Each room at Hotel Villa Taormina is air-conditioned and features free WiFi, and a plasma-screen TV with satellite channels. The marble bathrooms have a shower or spa bath.

A buffet breakfast of Sicilian specialities and homemade ingredients is available in Villa Taormina's breakfast room. During summer it is also served out on the terrace with outdoor hot tub and sun loungers.

Villa Taormina Hotel was once a nobleman's residence. The beach is easily reached via the Taormina Mazzarò Cableway and the Greek amphitheatre is a 10-minute walk away.

Rooms from $169

Taormina Panoramic Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 558 reviews

Located 20 metres from the beach on Isola Bella Bay, Taormina Panoramic Hotel is linked to Taormina's historic centre by… See more

Located 20 metres from the beach on Isola Bella Bay, Taormina Panoramic Hotel is linked to Taormina's historic centre by cable car. All rooms and the outdoor swimming pool have Mediterranean Sea views.

This modern 4-star hotel overlooks the Isola Bella WWF Nature Reserve and its namesake island. A few steps take you directly down to the beach.

With contemporary interior design and hand-crafted furniture, rooms here are elegant and unique. Each one has its own balcony and includes air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV. Bathrooms are decorated in mosaics and include a hairdryer.

Breakfast at Hotel Panoramic is buffet style and is served out on the rooftop terrace. Here you will also find the pool and poolside bar serving cocktails.

Multilingual staff can organise airport transfers and excursions around the island of Sicily. Reception is open 24-hours a day and has a luggage porter.

Rooms from $160

Villa Fiorita Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.7 in 503 reviews

Housed in an antique building in the centre of Taormina, Villa Fiorita Boutique Hotel features a free swimming pool and… See more

Housed in an antique building in the centre of Taormina, Villa Fiorita Boutique Hotel features a free swimming pool and a spacious terrace, both offering panoramic sea views. The hotel is located 70 metres from the Taormina Cable Car, with links to the beaches of Mazzarò and Isola Bella island.

The large, air-conditioned rooms are fitted with modern furnishings. Each is provided with a TV and a fully equipped en suite bathroom.

The swimming pool is located in the garden and surrounded by plenty of sun loungers and parasols. From the spacious terrace you can relax and enjoy views of the Ionian Sea.

Breakfast is served daily and it includes sweet cakes, yoghurt and cereal, as well as eggs, ham and fresh fruit.

The popular shopping street of Corso Umberto is less than a 5-minute walk away. Messina is 53 km from the property, while Catania Fontanarossa Airport is a 50-minute drive away.

Rooms from $219

Grand Hotel San Pietro

Rated 8.5 in 336 reviews

Grand Hotel San Pietro features an outdoor pool and sun terrace, overlooking the Ionian Sea. Taormina's historical… See more

Grand Hotel San Pietro features an outdoor pool and sun terrace, overlooking the Ionian Sea. Taormina's historical centre is a 15-minute walk away.

Rooms at the San Pietro are spacious and have flat screen TVs with satellite channels. All have views of the garden or the sea.

Services at the hotel include free WiFi access and free parking. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can arrange tours and car hire. A well-equipped gym and massage service are also available.

A buffet breakfast is offered daily and includes croissants, cold cuts, eggs and hot drinks. The Grand Hotel San Pietro offers both a traditional Sicilian restaurant, and a poolside snack bar. Guests can relax with a cocktail out in the garden, which has views over Mount Etna.

A free shuttle service is provided to/from Taormina centre.

Rooms from $451

Villa Le Terrazze Charming Rooms

Bed & breakfast

Rated 9.4 in 563 reviews

Featuring free WiFi and an outdoor pool, Villa Le Terrazze Charming Rooms offers accommodation in Taormina, a 10-minute… See more

Featuring free WiFi and an outdoor pool, Villa Le Terrazze Charming Rooms offers accommodation in Taormina, a 10-minute walk from the city centre. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Private parking is available on site.

Most of the air conditioned rooms feature a balcony or a terrace offering views of the sea and the pool. The private bathroom is fitted with a shower. For your comfort you will find a hairdryer, bathrobes and free toiletries.

A buffet breakfast is available daily.

Villa Le Terrazze Charming Rooms is 2.5 km from the Greek Amphiteater. You can reach Mazzarò via cable car, 2.3 km from the property. Isola Bella is 6 km from Le Terrazze. Catania Airport is 68 km away.

Rooms from $132

Hotel Metropole Taormina

Rated 9.2 in 273 reviews

An 18th-century noble residence, the Metropole Maison D'Hôtes is set in a panoramic location in Taormina centre. It… See more

An 18th-century noble residence, the Metropole Maison D'Hôtes is set in a panoramic location in Taormina centre. It offers panoramic views over the coast, luxurious suites, and free Wi-Fi.

Metropole Taormina features spacious rooms with large en suite facilities, an LCD TV with satellite channels, and air conditioning. Some have views over the sea.

At the Maison D'Hôtes you can enjoy typical Sicilian cuisine and local specialities in the on-site restaurant.

An outdoor pool and a small wellness centre with hammam, hot tub and massage service are also available here.

Rooms from $338

San Domenico Palace, Taormina, A Four Seasons Hotel is a unique hotel, with terraces overlooking Mount Etna and the Bay… See more

San Domenico Palace, Taormina, A Four Seasons Hotel is a unique hotel, with terraces overlooking Mount Etna and the Bay of Taormina. It features a fitness centre, a beauty corner, and an outdoor swimming pool.

This luxury hotel in Taormina consists of 2 historic buildings. The Garden Wing is a former 15th-century convent with cloister. The Grand Hotel Wing was added in 1896.

All rooms are uniquely decorated, and equipped with air conditioning and TV with satellite channels. Most rooms offer views of the sea, and some also have a private balcony.

Mentioned in the most famous food guides, the restaurants and bars of the hotel serve traditional Sicilian cuisine. Breakfast buffet is served at the restaurant and includes local pastries.

Rooms from $611

Taodomus Small Boutique Hotel

Rated 9.2 in 191 reviews

Taodomus is a boutique hotel set on Corso Umberto I in the heart of Taormina. It features a panoramic terrace… See more

Taodomus is a boutique hotel set on Corso Umberto I in the heart of Taormina. It features a panoramic terrace overlooking Mount Etna and the bay and offers free Wi-Fi.

This cosy hotel has just 10 guest rooms, all with air conditioning. A free internet point is available in the business centre, together with free Wi-Fi internet access in the entire hotel.

A rich buffet and a la carte vegetarian breakfast with international and local dishes is served on the terrace or in the comfort of your room at no extra cost. It features local products and organic ingredients.

Taodomus Small Boutique Hotel is set in the heart of the historic centre, a 10-minute walk from the Greek Amphitheatre.

Subject to availability, guests can use the swimming pool at a nearby hotel at an extra charge.

Rooms from $153

Hotel Sirius

Rated 8.5 in 632 reviews

The Sirius is a small hotel in a quiet location, 1 km from the centre of Taormina and the pedestrian area of Corso… See more

The Sirius is a small hotel in a quiet location, 1 km from the centre of Taormina and the pedestrian area of Corso Umberto, full of shops and restaurants. It features charming views of the local bays, and offers a free shuttle service to some beaches.

All rooms at the Sirius Hotel offer air conditioning and satellite TV with Sky channels from April to October. Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel for free.

The hotel's panoramic restaurant serves excellent Sicilian and international cuisine.

The beautiful beaches of Mazzarò and Isola Bella can be reached in 15 minutes. The cable-car station is only 200 meters away from Hotel Sirius.

During summer the hotel may only be bookable for long stays of 3 or more nights.

Rooms from $157

Hotel Villa Schuler

Rated 9.2 in 399 reviews

Villa Schuler, boutique hotel since 1905, is the oldest owner-run hotel in Sicily. It is surrounded by its own extensive… See more

Villa Schuler, boutique hotel since 1905, is the oldest owner-run hotel in Sicily. It is surrounded by its own extensive subtropical gardens with full views of Mount Etna and Naxos Bay. Most rooms offer a furnished balcony or terrace.

This family-owned hotel enjoys a central and quiet position in Taormina, 600 meters from the cable car to the beach and a 2-minute walk from the central Piazza IX Aprile and Corso Umberto. The hotel offers mountain bikes from March to November and a shuttle service to the seaside from May to October.

Relaxation areas at Hotel Villa Schuler include the lobby, the cool winter garden, the sun terrace, a botanical garden and the Palm Terrace Orangery pavilion. A TV room, a small library, internet terminals, and a piano room are also available. Guests can book "room only" or add breakfast.

Easily reachable by car the hotel is one of the few hotels in the medieval town center of Taormina to have its own garage with an efficient valet parking service.

A generous à la carte breakfast is served in the breakfast room, in the Orangery, on the terrace overlooking the coastline, or directly in the guest rooms. (March to November)

Rooms from $169