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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 reviewsdonna carmelamount etnahalf boardbeautiful hotelpool areahidden gemboth nightshire carwine tastingout of the wayan upgradewithin easy reachhigh qualityfresh fruitcatania airportsicilian hospitalityvaried menu
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After a week touring round Sicily we were looking forward to a relaxing few days at the Donna Carmela. To say we got this would be an understatement - we had a fantastic time there. From the moment we checked in to our departure all...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed in a Deluxe suite (upgraded for free on arrival) which had a great view of Mt Etna. Food both at breakfast & in the evenings was top quality with good, friendly service. Overall, all the staff we came into contact with were excellent with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is absolutely wonderful. Very good service, you can book day tours to different cities for free, they drive you to the airport for free and pick you up. The lodges/bungalows are highly recommended , its like being in a jungle. The hotel area...More

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Response from DonnaCarmela, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Boutique Resort Donna CarmelaResponded 3 days ago

Dear Trine A, thank you very much for spending your time writing your experience at DonnaCarmela Boutique Resort. We are happy to know that you appreciated our hotel and service. What we try to do is making our guests ‘stay much comfortable as possible. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrrived here after spending a week in two different boutique hotels across the island. The very friendly driver picked us up from the airport with a spacious shuttle bus ( a free and highly appreciated service)and drove us to the hotel, which took about...More

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Response from DonnaCarmela, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Boutique Resort Donna CarmelaResponded 1 week ago

Dear airelke Thank you for your lovely comment about your stay at DonnaCarmela Boutique Resort. We are happy that you could appreciate all our services, from your arrival at the airport to your departure. All guests are particularly special to us and we want to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were met by wonderful staff from the moment we checked in. All the staff from reception, restaurant and domestic work hard to make every moment perfect for you. Poolside towels were whisked down to the poolside if they ran out, I was able to...More

3  Thank Judev61
Response from DonnaCarmela, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Boutique Resort Donna CarmelaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Judev61, thank you very much for your lovely feedback, I will absolutely share it with all my colleagues. We are glad to know that our service met your expectations. The view to the Etna is magnificent from DonnaCarmela, especially if, like now, there is...More

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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, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$113 - US$2,923 (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, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$113 - US$2,923 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Giarre > Carruba
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Traveller (313)
Room & Suite (32)
Dining (17)
Pool & Beach (14)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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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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Response from DonnaCarmela | Property representative |
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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Sarah7677
11 February 2018|
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Response from DonnaCarmela | Property representative |
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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