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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2011

We stayed here 2 nights and loved it! Great view of Mt. Etna. Wonderful breakfasts and it was warm enough to eat outside the 2nd morning. Dinner was good, but maybe menu could use one "usual" offer. Maybe we are not used to Sicilian food. We very highly recommend this hotel and the staff was really nice, both at reception...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2011

We have recently returned from a lovely week at the Villa Sonia - our room and the stunning views over Mount Etna were breathtaking. The Staff were always so friendly and always eager to help in anyway - which makes a great change. Would highly recommend and do look forward to returning another time

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2011

This hotel does boast incredible views as mentioned in the other reviews. However, they seem to be using this to overcharge customers, as corners appear to have been cut in many other key areas. For example, the gym is no more than a cynical excuse to push up their star rating - it is in fact just some very, very...

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5Thank pwtz
St Albans
Reviewed 31 May 2011

We stayed 3 nights at the Villa Sonia in Castelmola, as part of our 16 day tour of Sicily. We had a beautiful and very comfortable room, with a terrace overlooking Mount Etna. The staff are very friendly and helpful, really going out of their way to please you. The free shuttle into Taormina is very handy. Soaking up the...

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2011

We stayed at Villa Sonia for 4 nights at the end of our two weeks touring Sicily. We had a great room with a superb view and a huge balcony. All the staff were wonderful and very helpful (especially regarding the football !!). The bottle of wine in the room was toally unexpected and very, very welcome after a long...

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Giv'atayim, Israel
Reviewed 23 May 2011

We stayed 3 nights at villa Sonia ( 2 cuoples ) after touring sicily for 4 days . Really outstanding wekcome and reception !!! we stayed at the DLX rooms ( were upgraded by tje hotel ) ` Great view & comfort . every floor has its share of antiques & curiosities ' like a museum with the best taste...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 May 2011

Despite getting a cheap deal, we got an upgraded room and wine and fruit brought to us as a welcome gift. The view of Etna was marvellous from our balcony. The staff were friendly and very helpful. Breakfast was especially nice with fresh squeezed orange juice. Everything was very clean and the wifi was always good. The location high up...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2011

We had the most wonderful week away. Maria, Giuseppe x 2 and Adriana made our visit extra special. Very friendly, helpful and accommodating team! Rooms spacious and most spectacular view of Mount Etna. They recommend great places to eat outside of the hotel and also made good recommendation for tour guides too. Food in the restaurant also very good.

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hotelvillasonia, General Manager at Hotel Villa Sonia, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you kindly for your comments. We always appreciate when our guests take the time in letting us know that we are offering a positive quality of service. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel next time. Please do not hesitate to contact me prior to your next stay with any special requests. Thank you...

Winchester
Reviewed 12 January 2011

This hotel is fantastic. Great location and worth every penny. The common areas are lovely. Our room was spacious and well appointed and overlooked Mount Etna which was a big plus. At an extra charge, we attended a festive Sicilian evening meal with an expansive assortment of high quality food that included wine, music and song. Our only regret is...

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hotelvillasonia, General Manager at Hotel Villa Sonia, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you kindly for your comments. We always appreciate when our guests take the time in letting us know that we are offering a positive quality of service. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel next time. Please do not hesitate to contact me prior to your next stay with any special requests. Thank you...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2011

I arrived at Villa Sonia late, at night, due to a mix up with my train reservation from Naples. I had been travelling for 13 hours and I was exhausted and miserable. The taxi trip up the hill had the 'wow' factor needed to lift my spirits and then the warm and genteel welcome from Guiseppi salved my soul. A...

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hotelvillasonia, Manager at Hotel Villa Sonia, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you kindly for your comments. We always appreciate when our guests take the time in letting us know that we are offering a positive quality of service. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel next time. Please do not hesitate to contact me prior to your next stay with any special requests. Thank you...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Villa Sonia is a historic rural home situated in Castelmola in the district of Taormina where a real corner of “Paradise” awaits you. A charming residence surrounded by green vegetation and having as much tranquility as one would desire, ideal for romantic escapes or family holidays. Ensuring your relaxation are its position, structure and the professionalism of its qualified staff, which provide the facilities that enable you to spend all the time you want to, reliving ancient times and rediscovering unique flavours that only a land as rich and generous as “Sicily” can give you. Tradition, love and hospitality for every single characteristic and detail distinguish our rooms and accompany our guests in the best periods of the year. The hotel is set in a unique and silent natural environment, yet just a few kilometers from Taormina and the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Villa Sonia

Address: Via Porta Mola 9, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Messina > Castelmola
Price Range: €84 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Sonia 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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