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Boutique Resort Donna Carmela

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Contrada Grotte, 5, 9510 Carruba, Giarre, Sicily Italy See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews donna carmela mount etna half board beautiful hotel hidden gem stayed for nights catania airport hire car wine tasting lovely pool would love to go back out of the way small hotel an upgrade within easy reach an oasis high quality
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed in a lodge and loved it. The hotel grounds are amazing as is the food. The only thing missing for me, was a pizza and that's probably due to it being 'fine dining'. Can't wait to come back in 2019 and am sure...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Donna Carmela in early November, was immediately taken aback by the loveliness of the gardens, the really excellent food and the great staff. We stayed one week organised by Fleetway Travel (or Tommy Fleetwood travel as someone I know calls it after the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from DonnaCarmela, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Boutique Resort Donna CarmelaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Hmth, thank you for your lovely feedback about your stay at DonnaCarmela Boutique Resort. We are glad to know that everything was fantastic during your stay and that you appreciated our shuttle service to the most important sites of the est-cost. We think that...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Firstly I must say that I have read a couple of bad revues for Donna Carmela which must be 'totally unwarranted'. I suggest the authors of these reviews return to their Travelodge and McDonalds where they are quite obviously more comfortable. I am 75 years...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from DonnaCarmela, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Boutique Resort Donna CarmelaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ros and Colin Porter, on behalf of DonnaCarmela' s staff I thank you for your lovely feedback, our best satisfaction is to know that our guests appreciate our services. We deeply believe that is essential to make you feel at home, that is what...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

We booked Donna Carmela to from 18th-22nd October to celebrate our 30th Wedding anniversary,,,,,,,and we were NOT disappointed, We stayed in a romantic bungalow with its own Jacuzzi pool, set in secluded, beautiful surroundings.The hotel restaurant was fantastic for our celebratory meal.....food and wine were...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from DonnaCarmela, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Boutique Resort Donna CarmelaResponded 29 October 2018

Dear 22LRyan Thank you for your wonderful feedback! It is always a pleasure make your events very special here at DonnaCarmela Boutique Resort. The choice of your room was perfect for a stay of pure relaxation, in total harmony with nature. Thank you very much...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018

Having not long returned from a wonderful 7 day break, a quick snapshot…… Hotel - Chic, relaxing, clean and very well presented Food - On par if not better than some Michelin star restaurants we have dined in. Breakfast plentiful with a good variety Service...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from DonnaCarmela, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Boutique Resort Donna CarmelaResponded 17 October 2018

Dear Mike & Wendy, It Is a pleasure for us reading your words about all the service here. Thank you for your great and lovely comment about your stay. We are very happy to know that your stay was wonderful in all respects. For each...More

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About
Description
A home in the parkPlaced in the heart of a nursery specialised in Mediterranean plants, Donnacarmela is ready to welcome you in a 19th century Sicilian house that has been refurbished in full respect of the More original but given all the modern comforts. Elegantly refined, the building dominates the ten thousand square metre nursery garden. Here you may enjoy a guided tour to discover the hundreds of scents and varieties of Mediterranean plants. It is also possible to admire a private collection of subtropical plants. The courtyards in lavic paving, the ancient cistern and river pebbles, the well-stocked wine cellar and the swimming surrounded by secular olive trees, the comfortable spaces designed to relax and the quiet reading room, the wide halls and ample dining room: all this has been designed to make your stay exceptional. Ten hectares in the most prestigious wine area on mount Etna are where we produce the Doc wine for Donnacarmela. The vineyards were bought by Donnacarmela in 2006 and they are between Solicchiata and Passopisciaro on the northern side of the volcano in the territory of Castiglione di Sicilia. The vineyards all grow Nerello Mascalese, the vine that produces the most appreciated wines in this area. This is where the ‘Montedolce Etna Doc’ is born from the passion and commitment of the Faro family in an area that has wine for its vocation. The name of the wine comes from the place where we produce it. The wine-making is done in a well-equipped cellar in Mascali, the area of origin of the Nerello Mascalese, only a few kilometres away from Donnacarmela.Montedolce is characterised by its ruby-red colour, red berry scents with mineral notes, and by the complexity, persistence and elegant tannin it offers the palate.We do not only offer wine and taste, however. A little lower down the mountain side, between the Ionic coast and the first hills, it is possible to find the Mediterranean plants that have found the best environment to grow here. Thus, they develop into unrepeatable shapes and colours: the Abutilon, the Agave, the Ficus, the Cistus, the Opuntiae, the ornamental Citrus plants are all to be found in the gardens of Donnacarmela. They are the essence of Mediterranean gardens. Tese plants and flowers offer themselves to visitors in all their charm. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$65 - US$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Giarre > Carruba
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$65 - US$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Giarre > Carruba
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WilsonsLeeds
19 September 2018|
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Response from DonnaCarmela | Property representative |
Dear WilsonsLee, thank you for your question! By shuttle you can visit: Taormina, Catania, Giardini Naxos, Acitrezza, Acicastello, Riposto, Giarre and Syracuse taking the train from Giarre. You can really spend an holiday... More
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Sarah7677
11 February 2018|
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Good afternoon Mrs Sarah, of course we can organize car hire and trips when you arrive at the Hotel or before your arrival, as you prefere. We ask you to let us know and we will help to organize a beautiful holiday. Best... More
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11 February 2018|
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Good morning Sarah, yes, we organize car rental and special trips to the most interesting city of the east cost of Sicily. Just let us know and we will organize a perfect holiday. Kindest regards, Sharon Monaco
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"Room 1 was perfect I'm sure all the others are equally provided."
colinp913
7 Nov 2018
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"Would very highly recommend the romantic bungalows with the Jacuzzi pools."
22LRyan
23 Oct 2018
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"The Romantic Lodge was simply wonderful."
JoiedeVivreCotswolds
7 Oct 2018
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"Try and avoid room 19 as you can here every time the adjoining room uses the bathroom."
alancoiley
23 Sep 2018
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