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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 4 nights with family in two suites towards the end of last year, was particularly lucky with the weather. Hotel is exceptional and breakfast an absolute delight ! Drinks ie can be slightly on the expensive side, however this hotel for beauty and location makes it well worthy. Would definitely recommend.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 nights here , just before the hotel closed for the season. It is magnificent. We had a gallery room in the villa flora, a few minutes walk from the main hotel. Beautiful room, very quiet, might not be suitable for disabled visitors as its an uphill walk. The view from the room is spectacular, as is the...

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western mass
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The views, the rooms, the location and the service make Hotel Timeo a perfect choice when visiting Taormina. We absolutely loved our stay and I cannot say enough about the service. Every single person we came into contact with went above and beyond to help us enjoy our stay. The hotel should be very very proud of their staff.

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4Thank sledxl
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The town is beautiful (maybe a bit touristy), the hotel is beautiful, the grounds are beautiful...what more can I say? Oh...the staff is stellar. And, this deserves a special note; Stupid me left over $1000 US in the room safe when we departed. Before I even realized my my mistake, they emailed me about the money. I applaud their honesty...

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Main Beach, Australia
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Spectacular views, delightful staff, perfect position next to the Roman Amphitheatre Ruins and atop Taormina village, easy access to restaurants and shopping, free shuttle to sister hotel Santa Andrea on the beach - divine. However, the Old Girl looks tied at the end of the season. At over $1,000.00 a night one doesn't expect mould in bathroom shower, dripping cisterns...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The moment you walk into Reception or arrive at the car park, the staff of this grand hotel do everything they can to anticipate your needs and make them happen before you've even thought about them. The views form the breakfast terrace and the bar patio are superlative with Mount Etna and the Bay of Naxos in front, what a...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This place is simply the best. Even the most spoilt travelers will find it hard to find something to complain. Clearly not cheap but that is to be expected. Take the in room breakfast that's amazing!!

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Beverly Hills, California
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The staff at this hotel, starting from the bell man to the front desk people were very courteous and helpful all the time. They knew us by our names and took care of all our needs with an ease. There was never a "NO" for an answer. Everything was possible in this hotel and what a view. This hotel has...

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1Thank MARINE S
Swieqi, Malta
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The Belmond Timeo is an institution. Very expensive but suggest tea on the terrace as the views are amazing. Tea is around 11euro but is served with cookies in a very traditional way with silver teapot and even a very cute timer to check the strength of your tea. Cocktails are also great. Well worth a visit.

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gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, responded to this review

Dear paul t, Greetings from Taormina and thank you for sharing your great experience with all Tripadvisor readers. It is a pleasure to read that you have very much enjoyed our tea and cocktails service. On behalf of the entire team, I hope that we may welcome you back very soon at the Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. Sincerely, Stefano Gegnacorsi...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is by far one of the most attractive hotels, with its exceptional views of Mount Etna, the Naxos Bay and spectacular gardens. The staff are warm, attractive and friendly and they think of your needs before you have even considered them. The food at breakfast, lunch and evening is delicious and excellently prepared, the bar service is extensive and...

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gm-timeo, Direttore generale at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, responded to this review

Dear raffles621, Thank you very much for sharing such positive feedback regarding your recent stay at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo. I was very pleased to read that you fully enjoyed your stay with us and that our staff played an important role in making your experience a memorable one. Thank you very much for your amazing words which represent the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
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Set high in the rocky hills on the East coast of the island, with Mount Etna as a backdrop, Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo has always been one of the favourite destinations of both Hollywood’s and Europe’s most prominent stars; from Sofia Loren to Audrey Hepburn, from Marcello Mastroianni to Liz Taylor. Adjacent to the Greek Theatre, the hotel was first built in 1873 and is surrounded by a six-acre park and magnificent gardens where the panoramic pool is located. Widely considered to be the most luxurious hotel in Taormina, it boasts 70 splendid rooms and suites, each decorated in a fresh Sicilian style that blends modern innovation with local artisan traditions. This historical hotel is well known for its “Literary Terrace” which has always been a preferred meeting spot for illustrious guests thanks to its breathtaking panorama. Dining facilities include the Restaurant with an enchanting view of Mount Etna combined with typical Sicilian and Mediterranean cuisine. The Pool Restaurant offers brick-oven pizza, a salad buffet and freshly caught fish, it is the perfect place for a light lunch or a snack. The wellness centre offers signature treatments made from local flowers and fruit essences. A fitness centre and a panoramic swimming-pool are also available Guests can benefit of the complimentary shuttle to the private beach at sister property Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, in Taormina Mare, boasting new exclusive cabanas, as well as the daily mini-cruise by private boat to explore the beauties of the coast (available during summer). The Smile Club with an English-speaking supervisor is available at sister property Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea to entertain the younger guests with lots of fun and exciting activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo

Address: Via Teatro Greco 59, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Taormina
Price Range: €420 - €1,415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo 5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Nh Hotels Taormina
Grand Hotel Taormina
Grand Hotel Timeo
Timeo Hotel Sicily
Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo Taormina, Sicily
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#1 Spa Hotel in Taormina
#3 Luxury Hotel in Taormina
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“Ask for rooms with sea view, there are rooms with a rear view that may not suit all tastes”
 of 5 bubbles Y9751YTerich, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our bedroom was in the annexe so no direct sea view but we still loved it - bedroom upstairs on a mezzanine and two bathrooms!”
 of 5 bubbles Ponyyelof, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Note: 322 where we stayed has a double door that opens straight out onto the street outside the hotels security zone.”
 of 5 bubbles pucgal, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“Request a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles Denzils_Dad, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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