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4.3 / 5Excellent
373 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Church of San Nicolo di Bari
    4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Monte Tauro
    14 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Ristorante Parco Reale
    1 min walk
  • Restaurant
    2 min walk
  • Airport
    Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa)
    50 min drive

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Book online or call:

020 3564 4853
  • Classic Room

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Superior Room

    Room Amenities

    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Deluxe Room, Hot Tub

    Room Amenities

    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Suite

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
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  • Double Room with french Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Large Single Bed
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  • Cottage (Garden)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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About this area


Located in Castelmola, Hotel Villa Sonia is connected to the convention centre and near the beach. Greek Theatre and Corso Umberto are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Isola Bella and Giardini Naxos Beach. Travelling with kids? Consider Taormina Cable Car and Villa Comunale Garden.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Church of San Nicolo di Bari - 4 min walk
  • Monte Tauro - 14 min walk
  • Porta di Catania - 20 min walk
  • Corso Umberto - 20 min walk
  • Palazzo dei Duchi di Santo Stefano - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Fiumefreddo Station - 20 min drive
  • Catania (CTA-Fontanarossa) - 63 min drive


  • Ristorante Parco Reale — 1 min walk
  • Ristorante Parco Reale - 1 min walk
  • Pizzichella - 2 min walk
  • Antico Caffè San Giorgio - 3 min walk
  • Pizzeria Nina - 3 min walk

About this property

Hotel Villa Sonia

Romantic hotel connected to the convention centre in Castelmola with free breakfast
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, a sauna and a rooftop terrace are on-site. All 44 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and private yards. Thoughtful touches include bathrobes and slippers, and guests will also find minibars and satellite TV.
Hotel Villa Sonia offers 44 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. Satellite televisions are provided.
Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, slippers and bidets. This Castelmola hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and free toiletries. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
A children's pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

Self parking: EUR 7 per night
Extended parking (surcharge)
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request
Free local area shuttle
Return train station shuttle (surcharge)
Beach shuttle (surcharge)
Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
Limo/town car service
Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)
Theme park shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Free buffet breakfast
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
Room service available
Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

Children's pool
Motorised watercraft
Scooter/moped hire
Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Children's pool
Dry-cleaning service
Free local area shuttle
In-room childcare (surcharge)
Laundry facilities
Seasonal outdoor pool


Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken


Business services

Business centre
Meeting rooms
Conference space


Pool sunloungers
Pool umbrellas
Rooftop terrace




If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities


Air conditioning
Blackout drapes/curtains


Free toiletries


satellite channels

Food and drink


Outdoor space



Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 2 PM - midnight


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 45.0 per night.

Payment types at the property

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.00 per person, per night, up to 2 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 80 per person (one way)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 7 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 45.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport. Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99 due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The seasonal pool will be open from May to September.Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

  • Hotel Villa Sonia Castelmola
  • Hotel Villa Sonia
  • Villa Sonia Castelmola
  • Villa Sonia
  • Hotel Villa Sonia Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
  • Hotel Villa Sonia Hotel
  • Hotel Villa Sonia Castelmola
  • Hotel Villa Sonia Hotel Castelmola


5 - Excellent
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3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

World Class View of Etna - Great Room & Restaurant

What a find! Booked 24 hrs in advance and found a great discount on this site. Great room with a HUGE patio overlooking Etna. This "old girl" of a hotel is supremely located - Taormina prices would have been double of this lovely hotel. Valet parking. No worries a local bus will take you down to Taormina - you will not want to drive once you get up to Villa Sonia. We had three excellent meals especially lunch overlooking Etna - truly memorable experience.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

We loved this hotel in an excellent location. We had a lovely deluxe room with great views of Etna from the balcony. Close to Castelmola and a short bus ride to Taormina. The staff were helpful and friendly. Breakfast nice , didn't sample the restaurant during our short stay but the menu did look good.

Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Huge balcony with amazing view. Pool was great though the water was a bit chilly.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Exceeded our expectations!!

We were not sure what to expect based on the mixed reviews but our expectations were more than exceeded!! Our room was large and sparkling clean, the view from our private balcony was incredible, and the old-world charm of the whole property made us feel like we had stepped back in time. The drive up the mountain was narrow and winding, yes, but that's half of the fun of a vacation in Italy - enjoy it! It was just a short walk to the little town above with amazing food and panoramic views from the castle. Breakfast was wonderful and the front desk staff were so friendly and helpful. We wished for another day there so we could fully enjoy relaxing by the pool. Highly recommend a stay here.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Villa Sonia is a quirky hotel full of character. You have to look past the antiquated plumbing and air condition to appreciate the individual charm of every room and area.

Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2019

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