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Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo
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Via Teatro Greco 59, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 094 2627 0200


Overall guest ratings

9.5/10 Excellent
based on 252 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.5
  • 9.3
  • 1.8

Good to know

  • Awesome terrace
  • Nice building
  • Friendly service
  • Great view


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    Built in 1873, belmond grand hotel timeo is a magnificent baroque residence transformed into one of italy's favorite resort hotels. Ideally located across from the greek theatre, the hotels hillside location features incomparable panoramic views of the bay of naxos and snow-capped mount etna, europe's largest active volcano. The hotel is situated in a 20,000 square meter park, abundant with magnolia, cypress, olive and palm trees, and is also home to the famous literary terrace, a meeting point for many great personalities. Belmond grand hotel timeo is a short walk from all of the sights for which taormina is famous. A shuttle bus provides guests with access to a private beach a short drive from the hotel. Belmond grand hotel timeo is located 60 kilometers north of catania fontanarossa airport, about 50 minutes by car. Facilities at belmond grand hotel timeo include two fine dining restaurants, a full service spa, exercise room, four meeting rooms, outdoor swimming pool, library, piano bar, 24-hour business services and an incomparable terrace with stunning views of mount etna, the sea and extensive parkland. Guests have access to neaby tennis as well as a private beach located at sister hotel belmond villa sant andrea, complete with a wide selection of water sports and relaxation facilities. Complimentary shuttle service is available to and from the beach. Named after the son of andromaca, founder of taormina, the hotel has served many famous guests including oscar wilde, d. H. Lawrence, christian dior, guglielmo marconi and kaiser wilhelm ii. Accommodations at belmond grand hotel timeo include 42 rooms and 28 suites, each impeccably appointed. Some rooms are located in the main building while others are located 50 meters away in the villa flora annex. All rooms feature both network and wireless high-speed internet access as well as all of the amenities you would expect in one of italy's grand hotels. Most rooms have a private terrace or balcony, many of them offering spectacular sea views. All guestrooms underwent a complete renovation in 2010.

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    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Laundry service
    • Babysitting or child care
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Sauna
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Child-friendly
    • Concierge service
    • Beauty salon
    • Safe
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    Guest reviews

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    Overall rating

    9.5 Excellent
    based on 252 reviews
    • 10.0 "Perfectly clean."
    • 9.5 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.1 "Food is to die for."
    • 1.8 "Terrible value."

    Overall rating

    9.5 Excellent
    based on 196 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.1 "Food is to die for."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 8.7 "Amenities are good."
      8.3 "83% thought the building was wonderful."
      10.0 "100% found the grounds to be nice."
      8.2 "82% loved the terrace."
    • 1.9 "Terrible value."

    Overall rating

    9.5 Excellent
    based on 55 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 9.4 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.6 "Rooms are great."
      9.9 "99% thought the view was good."
    Hotel type
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Good to know
    "Awesome terrace"
    "Nice building"
    "Friendly service"
    "Great view"
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