Grand San Pietro Hotel
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Address:
Via L Pirandello<br /> 50<br /> Taormina<br /> Sicily Island<br /> Italy 98039
Telephone:
+39 0942-620711
Fax:
+39 0942-620770
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Hotel Description
General Description
Location. The modern Grand Hotel San Pietro Relais & Châteaux is located in Taormina, Italy, within 800 metres of the Old Town. The nearest railway station is Giardini Naxos.
Hotel Features. The six-storey Grand Hotel San Pietro is on a hillside overlooking the sea, and has views of Isolabella Bay and Mount Etna. Staff at the 24- hour front desk can give advice on local attractions.

Complimentary buffet breakfast is available at the hotel. From the large windows of the Il Giardini delgi Ulivi restaurant, the view looks across the terrace to the sea. Light lunches can be enjoyed under the olive trees or, inside, there is an a la carte daily menu of regional and international dishes accompanied by a wide range of Sicilian wines. An intimate place for drinks, La Melarancia is dressed in richly coloured fabrics, sofas and windows that also open onto the terrace.

Business services are available at the Grand Hotel San Pietro. The hotel offers a limousine service, and complimentary parking is available.

The hotel has an outdoor pool, and a beauty corner provides various treatments. Guests can use the hotel's library. A shuttle bus operates between Grand Hotel San Pietro, the private beach and wellness club, which has a fitness area, steam and spa bath, and offers massage treatments. Various watersports are on offer at the beach, including windsurfing, scuba diving and jet skiing.

Guestrooms. The Grand Hotel San Pietro's 63 air-conditioned rooms are individually designed with different colour schemes, elegant Sicilian wood furniture and parquet floors. All rooms have satellite television, Internet connections (surcharge), minibars and safes. Bathrooms have bath/shower combinations, slippers, and bathrobes.

Overview
Check In Time - 2:00 PM
Check Out Time - 12:00 PM
Credit card required - Upon Check-in
Minimum check-in age - 21 Years or Older
Multilingual staff
Photo identification required - Upon Check-in
24-hour front desk - 24 Hours

Exterior
New modern complex opened May 2005, it is surrounded by hills and greenery.

Lobby
Medium in size and very welcoming - there is a small seating area .
Luxury Hotel Accommodation
Rooms
ROOM DESCRIPTIONS
STD1DG Standard Room Double bed or Twin beds to be requested - Garden View/parquet floor/ air conditioning / flat screen sat television / mini-bar/ in room-safe / bathroom with hairdryer / telephone / bathrobes.

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SUP1DO Superior Room Double bed or Twin beds to be requested - Sea View Balcony / individually furnished in traditional Sicilian style / parquet floors. Air conditioning / flat screen sat television / mini-bar/ in-room safe / bathroom with bathtub / hairdryer / telephone / bathrobes. Extra bed possible on request.

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JUN1DO Junior Suite Double bed or Twin beds to be requested / balcony and sea view. Living area / fabrics in traditional Sicilian style / parquet floors. Air conditioning / flat screen sat television / mini bar / in-room safe / bathrooms in marble with bathtub / hairdryer / telephone and bathrobes. Extra bed possible on request.

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MST1DO Executive Suite Double bed or Twin beds to be requested, terrace and sea view. Living area / fabrics in traditional Sicilian style / parquet floors. Air conditioning / flat screen sat television / mini bar / in-room safe / bathrooms in marble with bathtub and double sinks / hairdryer /telephone and bathrobes. Extra bed possible on request.

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Room Facilities
Bathroom telephone, Direct-dial phone, Bidet, Blackout drapes/curtains, Child care (in room, surcharge, Slippers, Air conditioning, Cable/satellite TV, Wake-up calls, Housekeeping, Private bathroom, Hair dryer, Bathrobes, Wheelchair accessible, Window opens, Shower/tub combination, In-room safe, Internet access - surcharge, Minibar, Turndown service, Cribs (infant beds) available

Check-in Time
2:00 PM

Check-out Time
12:00 PM

Facilities
Dining
RESTAURANTS/MEAL PLANS

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NAME - IL GIARDINO DEGLI ULIVI - Restaurant

HOURS - 07.30am to 10.00am / 1.00pm to 3.00pm / 7.30pm to 10.00pm

DAYS - ALL

TYPE - Restaurant

CUISINE - Continental / Italian / Seafood

MEALS - Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

PRICE - 50 - 100 Euro per person beverages not included

ATTIRE - Formal dress

SEATING - Inside 80 covers - Outside 80 covers

RESERVATIONS - Reservations are not required

OTHER - During Summertime Lunch and Dinner are served on the panoramic -

Giardino Degli Ulivi terrace.

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NAME - LA MELARANCIA - Bar

HOURS - 9.30 a.m. to 11.00 p.m.

DAYS - ALL

TYPE - Bar

ATTIRE - Formal

ENTERTAINMENT - PIANO BAR every evening

SEATING - Inside 20 covers - Outside 80 covers

RESERVATIONS - Reservations are not required.

OTHER - During Summertime Bar open on the panoramic Giardino Degli Ulivi

Terrace.

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MEAL PLANS

Bed and Breakfast - Continental buffet breakfast included in room rate -

Half board supplement 55.00 euro per person

Full board supplement 100.00 euro per person

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Location
Transportation
From Catania Fontanorossa Airport (CTA):
Distance to Grand Hotel San Pietro Relais & Châteaux is 50 kilometres, approximately 60 minutes' drive.

Getting there. The number 457 city bus departs every 20 minutes to central Catania. Buses also run directly to Syracuse and Taormina. Tickets are available from a booth in front of the terminal building, and must be validated when boarding. Taxis cost around 25 EUR to Catania, 50 EUR to Syracuse, and 100 EUR to Taormina. Prices are all subject to change.

Getting around. An inexpensive rail network links Sicily's larger towns, including Palermo, Messina, Catania, Taormina, and Syracuse. There are also trains from Catania to Giardini Naxos station, which is four kilometres from the hotel. Buses run throughout the towns and many of the smaller villages. A car is recommended for exploring the less touristy areas. The hotel has complimentary parking on site.

Driving directions. From Catania Fontanorossa Airport:
Take motorway A18 and exit at Taormina.
Follow directions to Taormina centre and, at the Porta Messina Gate, turn left onto the Via Pirandello.
The entrance to the Grand Hotel San Pietro is 400 metres along this road.