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Luxury in a truly magnificent setting. 

  • Luxury
  • Free Wi-Fi *


The San Domenico Palace Hotel sits in a truly magnificent setting that has attracted people from ancient times. A luxury five star hotel built on the site of a 15th century monastery, this charming and historical hotel offers sweeping views of Mount Etna and Taormina Bay. Part of the Leading Hotels of the World group, the San Domenico Palace Hotel blends attentive service with an array of facilities. The 105 guest rooms are located over two different wings, the Garden Wing built within the former convent and the Grand Hotel Wing that was added to the hotel in 1896 is a marvellous building in liberty style. Both wings reflect history and tradition without sacrificing modern comforts and conveniences. The beach in Giardini Naxos is around a 15 minute drive away. 


Classic rooms with air conditioning, LCD TV with satellite channels, direct dial telephone, en suite bathroom with bathtub, safety deposit box* and a mini bar*. Superior rooms with Mediterranean garden or Taormina Bay views. Deluxe rooms with balcony or terrace and Taormina Bay or Greek Roman theatre views. Executive rooms with balcony or terrace and Taormina Bay or Greek Roman theatre views. Double terrace mini pool rooms are situated in the Grand Hotel Wing with a private terrace and a Jacuzzi pool with panoramic views of the bay. Suite terrace mini pool rooms with outdoor Jacuzzi on its own private terrace. Junior suites with either a large terrace or a French balcony window with views over Taormina Bay. Other room types also available. 

* Local charges apply.

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Official Rating

5 Star

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  • 3 restaurants
  • Pool side terrace
  • Boutique*
  • 24 hr reception
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi zone
  • Room service *
  • Laundry service *
  • Currency exchange
  • Cloister lounge bar*
  • Oratorio dei Frati grand bar*
  • Pool bar*

(*) Indicates local charges apply.


The Principe Cerami Restaurant has been awarded 2 Michelin stars and is run by chef Massimo Mantarro, whose art lies in bringing a Sicilian touch to refined haute cuisine. Named after the Sicilian nobleman who converted the monastery to a hotel, the restaurant has a magical atmosphere overlooking the Ionian Sea. Reservation is required.

• Les Bougainvillees Restaurant serves Sicilian specialties and classic international dishes. Dine in summer on its terrace with sea views. Dress code: smart casual.

• Giardino dei Limoni restaurants is located next to the swimming pool and offers stunning sea views. Enjoy Mediterranean and regional dishes as well as freshly caught fish every day under a shady pergola.

• Cloister Lounge Bar provides a historical setting to sit back and enjoy a drink while lounging in a comfortable armchair.

• Oratorio dei Frati Grand Bar serves cocktails and vintage Armagnac in the ancient Dominican refectory.

• The pool bar offers fruit shakes, ice cream as well as classic drinks and snacks between 10:30am – 18:30pm. 

Leisure Activities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Wellness centre*
  • Gym/fitness centre*
  • Beauty corner offering relaxing aromatherapy face and body treatments, facials, manicures, pedicures and massage*
  • Floodlit tennis court nearby*

(*) Indicates local charges apply.

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