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Follow in the footsteps of Audrey Hepburn and Sophia Loren and experience the glamour, romance and luxe way of life at Grand Hotel Timeo from Orient-Express. Here in 70 guestrooms decorated in exquisite Italian Baroque style windows open to views of the sea, the town's ancient Greek Theatre and Mount Etna, Stroll through town and shop for ceramics and wrought iron, then visit the hotel's Wellness Centre, immersed in the verdant park, for a spa treatment based on local flowers and fruit essences. Dinner, set on the terrace co overlooking the sea. features tantalizing Sicilian and Mediterranean cuisine.
Set high in the rocky hills on the East coast of the island, with Mt. Etna as a backdrop, the Grand Hotel Timeo has always been one of the favourite destinations of both Hollywood’s and Europe’s most prominent stars; from Sofia Loren to Audrey Hepburn, from Marcello Mastroianni to Liz Taylor.
Adjacent to the Greek Theatre, the hotel was first built in 1873 and is surrounded by a 6-acre park and magnificent gardens where the panoramic pool is located. This historical hotel is well known for its "Literary Terrace” which has always been a preferred meeting spot for illustrious guests.
The hotel consists of 72 units, 47 rooms and 25 suites, most with terraces or balconies offering breathtaking views over the bay. The rooms’ interior design evokes the magnificence of the Sicilian tradition with a unique blend of beauty and comfort. At the top of the hill, the two-bedroom Presidential Suite features two elegant bedrooms, a lounge and dining room, a large terrace with a garden house, and a stunning terrace with a private Jacuzzi.
Amenities & Facilities
Set against the backdrop of a magical panorama, with a spectacular terrace opening onto the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna, the hotel’s fine-dining restaurant offers a tribute to the delightful culinary tradition of Sicily and the Mediterranean.
Business Centre, Wi-Fi Internet connection, Conference Facilities, Currency Exchange, Safe Deposit Box, Satellite Digital TV.
Panoramic swimming pool heated. Private beach at Villa Sant’Andrea with complimentary shuttle service. Fitness facilities and wellness centre in the landscaped gardens. Full Concierge service for the exploration of Taormina and the whole of Sicily. Internet point.
Meeting & Conference Facilities
The hotel offers indoor / outdoor facilities for events and private functions for up to 250 people in its superb conference centre located in the Timeo gardens and enjoying great views of the Bay. The centre has a private parking area.
Our concierge service is available to recommend the best excursions and sights in Taormina and surrounding, as well as arranging airport transfer, restaurant reservations and theatre tickets.
- Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
- Full American breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests, in restaurant or via room service already included in rates
- One 100 USD resort credit per room, per stay (The 100 USD resort credit will be redeemable in any hotel service (food and beverage, transfers, Spa, laundry/dry cleaning etc.) but it will not be possible to use it as a further discount off the Virtuoso room rates)
- Complimentary broadband internet access
- Fresh flowers, fruit and personalized note in your room upon arrival
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