Hotel Villa Schuler, Taormina
|Via Roma, Piazzeta Bastione, 98039, Taormina, Messina, Sicily, ITALY.|
Description: Hotel Villa SchulerFamily owned Villa Schuler was converted from a Sicilian villa into a hotel in 1905. In recent years the hotel has been extensively refurbished emphasizing its original elegance, charm and atmosphere.
Superbly situated high above the Ionian Sea, its unique position offers stupendous views of snow-capped Mount Etna, the Bay of Naxos and the whole southern coastline of Sicily. The hotel is surrounded by its own extensive, subtropical, shady terraced gardens, where the fragrance of jasmine and bougainvillea flowers blend into a heaven for guests seeking comfortable, romantic surroundings.
Centrally located next to the delightful Botanical Gardens and just 2 minutes from Taormina's famous traffic free "Corso Umberto". The ancient Greek-Roman theatre and the cable car to the beaches are just a 10 minutes' walk away.
Type of rooms: Hotel Villa Schuler21 spacious rooms
5 Junior Suites
1 Garden Villa Suite.
All rooms exceed the Italian 3 star standards for size and amenities.
Doubles range from 18 - 24 squ. metres, Triples from 21 - 24, Junior Suites from 24 - 32, and the Garden Villa Suite is 48 square metres. Most rooms exceed the standard size with 4.2 to 4.5 m high ceilings.
All rooms equipped with full bathroom, hairdryer, individually controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, refrigerator, electronic safe, satellite TV with radio and clock, Wi-Fi internet access, orthopaedic beds, double glazing, soundproof doors, with seaview or to the gardenside, most of them with balcony, terrace or loggia.
Eco-friendly hotel. ISO 14001 certified.
Additional information: Hotel Villa Schuler
From May to October regular shuttle-service to various beaches from 8,00 to 12,00 Euro/person/day including deckchairs, umbrellas and changing-cabins.
Shiatsu and reflexology both in a local studio and also bookable as room-massage. Jacuzzi bath tubs or Jacuzzi showers in all rooms.
Some disabled facilities.
Car parking (valet parking) reservable for 15,00 Euro/day. Vans need 2 spaces, complimentary mountain bikes for all guests. Parking free of charge but not guaranteed on a first come, first served basis. Pets cannot be admitted.
Tennis 3 courts in the neighbouring Tennis Club Taormina for 8,00 Euro/person/55 minutes.
Transfer-service Mercedes from/to Catania airport 75,00 Euro, at night (22.00-06.00) 85,00 Euro.
Lunch or dinner for 16,00 Euro/person (beverages excluded) choosing between several neighbouring partner restaurants.
Number of rooms: 27
Official category: 3 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1905/2008.
Period of closure: Open from Mar. 07 to Nov. 22, 2009.
Languages spoken: Italian, English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish.Smoking policy: Smoking not permitted inside the hotel.
Credit cards accepted: All major credit cards.
Restaurant closed: Open for breakfast from 07:30am. to 10:00am.
GPS Coordinates: 37° 51' 5.05'' N 15° 17' 13.98'' E
Nearest airport: Catania (Fontanarossa) - 60 km.