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San Domenico Palace, Taormina, A Four Seasons Hotel

  • Piazza San Domenico, 5, Taormina, Sicily, 98039, Italy

    July 2021

    Lorenzo Maraviglia
Property Features

Total Number of Rooms: 111

  • Rooms: 70
  • Suites: 41

Design Aesthetic:

  • One of the world’s most famous hotels, composed of the Ancient Convent Wing built on the site of a 14th-century convent, and the Grand Hotel Wing, a Liberty-style structure added in 1896
  • Chic contemporary style, balanced with historical architecture, frescoes, and original relics from the convent
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Lead architects: Valentina Pisani

Art Curator: James Robertson

Landscape Architect : Marco Bay

Chief Restorer: Rosaria Catania


  • On Sicily’s east coast in the charming seaside town of Taormina
  • Just off the main street – an easy walk to shops and restaurants
  • Ideal for exploring eastern Sicily, including the historic cities of Modica, Noto and Siracusa, and the tiny island of Ortigia
  • 60 minutes from Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA)
Spa and Fitness

Botanica Spa (opening 2022)

  • 5 treatment rooms, including a couple’s suite
  • Relaxation area and indoor pool


State-of-the-art fitness centre

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  • 21-metre (69-foot) infinity pool, blending with the Ionian Sea
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Executive Chef: Massimo Mantarro

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Restaurant: Principe Cerami

  • Cuisine: The signature restaurant, for quintessential Sicilian cuisine by award-winning chef Massimo Mantarro

Restaurant: Rosso

  • Cuisine: Serving Sicilian specialties and classic international dishes, with sweeping vistas of Mount Etna and Taormina Bay

Restaurant: Anciovi

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean cuisine and innovative cocktails, al fresco on the pool terrace
Meetings and Events

Total Event Space: More than 1,700 sq.m. (18,299 sq. ft.) of indoor-outdoor event space, including a ballroom, cloistered courtyards, gardens and terraces

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Special Features
  • Lush Italian gardens for romantic strolls and quiet contemplation
  • The Galleria, displaying artefacts from the Hotel’s history


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