Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina

Via Teatro Greco, 59, Taormina, Italy
70 Rooms
Traditional Elegance & Quiet
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Two MICHELIN Keys · An exceptional stay
High on a hillside above Taormina, just below the Greek Theatre, stands the Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, an opulent neoclassical symbol of the Sicilian aristocracy since 1873, playing host to the likes of Oscar Wilde, DH Lawrence, Guy de Maupassant and the Kaiser Wilhelm II — all, no doubt, taken in by the sublime views of Mount Etna and the sea, as well as the Sicilian Baroque trimmings of the Timeo’s magnificent interiors.

Today’s traveler, though, cares little about whether Oscar Wilde lunched here; what’s important is the immediate sensory impression. If the Timeo was fading at the end of the last century, a thorough renovation put things right, restoring the splendor of the public spaces, adding a modern pool and fitness center, and bringing the guest rooms up to the standards of contemporary luxury.

Guest rooms come packed with antique furnishings and period artworks, but the main event is outside — each room has its own private balcony or terrace, with a panoramic view of the hotel’s stunning surroundings. The starred restaurant Otto Geleng serves a refined Sicilian cuisine with a breathtaking view, and the “literary terrace” is the ideal spot for a moment’s reflection, perhaps sharpening your Wildean wit overlooking the city and the sea.

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Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina
Via Teatro Greco, 59, Taormina, Italy

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Valet parking
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Gym
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Doctor on call
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Shuttle service

Need to Know

  • When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
  • WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
  • Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs EUR 44 per day.
  • Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Children of any age are allowed.
  • Children up to and including 3 years old stay for free when using an available cot.
  • You haven't added any extra beds.
  • Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Check in: 15:00
Check out: 12:00

Credit cards accepted

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