Number of Rooms: 24
Nearest Airport: Catania 67km
Nearest Town: Taormina 500m
Nearest Beach: Taormina Mare 4km
Available Board Basis: BB
Swimming Pool: 1, Freshwater, Heated Low Season
Pool/Beach Towels: Yes, Free of Charge
WiFi: Yes, Free of Charge
Air Con: Yes
Babysitting: Yes, Extra Cost
City Tax: Yes, Paid Locally
Parking: Yes, Extra Cost
Rep Service: Telephone
Originally designed in 1908 by architect Robert Charles Ashbee, this prestigious English villa has now been recreated as The Ashbee Hotel carefully preserving the original features. The hotel is elegant, spacious and sumptuously furnished in a beautiful park-like setting with wonderful sea views close to the centre of Taormina on the north east coast of Sicily.
The Ashbee Hotel is part of the Leading Hotels of the World. The 17 guest rooms and 7 elegant suites are situated in the main villa on the first and second floors serviced by a lift and in the villa annexe.
Furnished to a high standard, each room is different in decoration with beautiful paintings and antique furniture. All the rooms are equipped with a satellite TV, air conditioning, complimentary WiFi and en suite bath or shower room, some have courtyard or garden view and one has a panoramic terrace enjoying lovely sea views to Calabria and the Sicilian coast.
There is the choice of Classic, Superior and Deluxe guest rooms, one, The Ashbee suite, having a wonderful sea view. The suites, all with individual names, are richly decorated and have a number of extra features such as a lounge area, bath and shower. The Family Suite can sleep up to 5 and has its own entrance and private garden. The Spa Suite has steam bath, emotional shower and hydro massage tub.
Enjoying panoramic sea views to the Italian mainland, The Ashbee is a beautifully redesigned 20th century English villa that opened as a hotel in 2011 with 24 elegant guest rooms and suites.
Preserving some of original features, each room is beautifully furnished with antiques and paintings in keeping with the era of the villa, but with modern day comforts.
Situated in the heart of Taormina, guests can explore this diverse historical and cultural town on foot and enjoy the restaurants and bars in the nearby Corso Umberto.
However, the beach can also easily be accessed by hotel shuttle (extra cost) or the cable car from the town to the picturesque bay of Mazzaro.
Location: Taormina >
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