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Casa San Domenico, central penthouse with panoramic view

Bedrooms 3
Space 140 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (ability to add adjacent apartment for maximum 9 guests)

Penthouse with a unique location in the heart of Taormina, between Corso Umberto and Piazza San Domenico. Its balconies and its large terrace afford incomparable panoramic views. From the Greek theater to the cliff of the Medieval Castle, from the Cathedral to Castelmola village and to the deep blue of the Ionian Sea with Mount Etna's peak in the background.

The house Has a large living room with antique furniture, a bridal suite with bathroom, two double rooms, another bathroom, a fully-equipped kitchen with a laundry room and a big terrace on the top floor. The large and bright rooms afford a fine view of the charming alleys Which Dolce & Gabbana Celebrated in Their advertising campaigns.

The property is for rent within the meaning of Italian Law n. 438/1998.

The top terrace with a breathtaking view Has a solarium and it is covered with a wooden porch, on one side, Which is ideal for open-air dinners.

The penthouse is in a very central position. Walking a few minutes along the boutiques and antique shops in Corso Umberto you can reach Piazza IX Aprile, the Greek Theatre, the Cableway to seaside Mazzaro and Isola Bella. Around the building there are a lot of restaurants and trattorias: such as "House Grugno" and "Prince of Cerami" Which boast Michelin stars.

Taormina is easy to reach from the motorway Catania-Messina, exit Taormina. Then follow the signs to the center and go on to Porta Catania where there is a big car-park 200 meters from the house. It is possible to go to Piazza San Domenico by car but the stop is allowed for the delivery of luggage only. It easy to go on foot from the car-park Porta Catania to the house going through Corso Umberto and stopping in Piazza Duomo.

More Details

Property Manager
Novae Dimore
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, spanish, italian
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Taormina, Italy

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 large double bed
    - 1 large double bed
    - 2 single bed
  • 1 - Suite San Domenico. King bed 160 x 200. Ensuite bathroom. Window with panoramic view (sea and San Domenico monastery). South exposition. 2 - Double bedroom. King bed 160 x 200. Balcony with panoramic view (roofs and green with sea). East exposition. 3 - Double / twin bedroom. Balcony with panoramic view (roofs and green with sea). East exposition.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Porch Furniture
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Housekeeping
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Services provided by third parties on request, on availability and at extra charge payable on site: housekeeping, private chef, extra linen, excursions, transfers, car/scooter/boat rentals, laundry services.


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Casa San Domenico, central penthouse with panoramic view
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 13 reviews

Terrific location!

  • 4 of 5

What a joy to walk out of our gated courtyard directly onto a small pedestrian street. We walked 15 steps to a coffee/pastry or the same distance in the opposite direction to a restaurant. Just off the Corso Umberto, we enjoyed easy access to all restaurants, grocery stores and shops.The kitchen was well set up. We hired a chef for a private cooking class which made for a fun evening. We were disappointed the piano was not functional as one of our party is a fine pianist and we were hoping to make music. The upstairs terrace has a fantastic view. However, we reported the irrigation system didn't appear to be working and several of the plants were in distress. All in all a great rental for four people over a week's stay.

  • Review Submitted: 25/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Louise, we are so glad you had a great time on Casa San Domenico. It will be our pleasure to have you as our guest again. Kind regards, Virgine. Agency Novae Dimore.
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Great rental

  • 4 of 5

Loved the rental! Great location and plenty of space! The washer was a pain but worked so we were happy. Mrs Ann was rather rude when we arrived as we were stuck in traffic, could have been more welcoming considering it is her job to hand over the keys.

  • Review Submitted: 11/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, Views, comfortable, special

  • 5 of 5

Third time in Taormina and first at San Domenico. Arrived very late to get keys but Mrs England met us happily. Six adults (3 couples) in 3 bedrooms. Not only comfortable but the sunrise in each room was fantastic. Every morning I would wake up before sunrise, up the stairs to terrace and be awed by the great 360 degree views of the castle, duomos, Greek theater, Mt. Etna, and the sun coming up on the sea. So close to west end of Corso Umberto so we had easy access to our car, the supermercado, and steps straight up to cafe for crema croissants, espresso, and fresh squeezed orange juice. We stayed during Christmas holidays so we enjoyed again the Christmas Eve tradition of the “Lighting of the logs” in the square all within steps of us. Living room and kitchen also have spectacular views so open up all the doors and windows when you can. Whether we bought breakfast or dinner, we made the terrace upstairs our special place to eat. Many restaurants are still open on Christmas Eve and we decided to make our own Italian dinner on Christmas Day. Third time is the charm as they say and yes we will be back again someday and will definitely stay here. Thanks for a great holiday and “ciaio”!

  • Review Submitted: 07/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Fabulous rooftop apt

  • 5 of 5

We rented both top floor apartments at the end of Aug / beginning of Sep. The +++ of this apartment are many including the simply fabulous rooftop and views. The aprtment is nicely located and comfortable for our group of six friends. BAD NEWS: it can be very noisy at night on the side that faces the clubs and bars 3 and4 stories below, especially on weekends. If you are sensitive to noise, look elesewhere. If you can shut the doors and turn on the bedroom AC, then you are in luck. This place is very nice and quite affordable too.

  • Review Submitted: 12/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best Location & View in Taormina!

  • 5 of 5

The property was centrally located and offered plenty of room and conveniences within the apartment. Large sundeck on the top deck up a small flight of stairs that is very private, complete with furniture for whatever usage. The main level is spacious and well maintained with comfortable beds. We utilized the washing machine, which challenged us at times (door is a bit funky to open but be patient and it will open).

The apartment is spotless and very comfortable. A short walk from the parking garage where we met our management advisor Mrs. England (a true GEM). She helped us to the apartment with our luggage, it was seamless. She provided us with knowledge of apartment area,and restaurants. She was also easy to contact, responded quickly and solved any minor issues asap. Ton of material at the apartment for your visit to read. Forget your Sicily guide books, save the weight in your luggage. Wi-Fi was perfect, one of best connections in Europe with no interruptions. Tv worked well, only in Italian, but who's watching tv anyway!

Soil go back in a heartbeat and stay here. You will so ENJOY,

  • Review Submitted: 15/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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location and views were great

  • 4 of 5

Check in and check out support was great. Appartment is very nice, well located. The only issues we had were the coffee machine did not function and the kettle was not usable. I would have expected these basic items to be functional given the prices paid. Also the Patio area on the terrace was beautiful but needs a basic cleaning.

  • Review Submitted: 27/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Catania Fontanarossa
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Piazza Duomo, Corso Umberto
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Il Picciolo Golf Club - Castiglione di Sicilia
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Giardini Naxos - Taormina
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Catania-Messina A18 E45
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Rosso Peperoncino
Nearest Ski
47 Kilometres
Piano Provenzana, Linguaglossa
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Mazzarò - Isola Bella
Car: not necessary

Taormina has a prime location to explore the east coast of Sicily. The town stretches on rocky buttresses steeply to the sea, where there are a series of small beaches and headlands. Taormina also maintains numerous historical testionianze in Sicily: The theater, the Odeon and the naval battles of Greek-Roman era; the castle, the cathedral, the walls and gates of the city of the Middle Ages; Corvaja Palace and many more of the old town in crates Catalan Gothic and Renaissance.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Taormina, Italy

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Giugno - Luglio 2018
16 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
Agosto 2018
28 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
Settembre - Ottobre 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
Novembre - Dicembre 2018
27 Oct 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
Natale - Capodanno 2018
15 Dec 2018 - 12 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$783.16

Nothing is due for bed and bath linens because it is the normal outfit of the house.
Due to their small amount, the cost for water, gas and electricity are remitted. The Renter will pay only for the electricity used over 20Kwh per day at the cost of 0,20 euros per kwh and only for the water consumed over 1cubic meters per day at a cost of 10,00 (ten) euros per cubic meter.
The additional cost for heating in winter time is € 15,00 per day
The rental price doesn’t include food, beverage, home cleaning products, personal care products etc.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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