The San Domenico Palace Hotel sits in a truly magnificent setting that has attracted people from ancient times. A luxury 5-star hotel in an ancient Dominican monastery, it has views over Mount Etna and Taormina Bay on the east coast of Sicily not far from Messina. Countless famous writers, artists and composers, came here to savour this unique spot at the very tip of Italy.


Classic Room
These rooms overlook either the Cloisters or the town of Taormina. Spacious, bright and sunny, they have classical furniture and every modern comfort.

Superior Room
These rooms are in the Old Monastery and overlook either the Mediterranean Garden or Taormina Bay and Mount Etna. Simple yet elegant decor offsets the beauty of their setting.

Deluxe Room
All rooms consist of a breathtaking sea view over the Bay of Taormina or the setting of the Greek Roman Theater. A private balcony or terrace is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the sunny and mild climate.The rooms featuring a terrace are also the ideal place to enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner. Average size in this category is approx 26 Square meters. Warm tones add depth to a simple yet elegant decor.

  • - Air conditioning
  • - LCD television with satellite channels
  • - Direct line telephone
  • - En suite bathroom with bathtub
  • - Safe deposit box
  • - Reception / Concierge 24 Hour
  • - Business Center - Internet access and printing
  • - Free Press Reader available with thousands of the world's most popular newspapers and magazines
  • - Reserved Valet Parking (25 € per car per night)
  • - Early check-in and late check-out upon
  • - Outdoor swimming pool guarded, available from April to October
  • - Free Wi-Fi Zone
  • - Floodlit tennis court nearby
  • - Fitness Center available 24 hours
  • - Beauty Corner
  • - VIP amenities
  • - Two restaurants, one by the pool
  • - Two bars, one by the pool
  • - Shuttle service to and from the affiliate beaches
  • - Service flowers
  • - Safe
  • - Service vetturiere
  • - Satellite TV
  • - Shoe Shine
  • - Stamps / postcards
  • - Multiple sockets available

What could be more romantic than celebrating your wedding in medieval pomp against a backcloth of the bluest of seas under the Mediterranean sun? We offer a professional wedding planning service, mouth-watering cuisine and eye-catching presentations, all organised down to the smallest detail so you can relax and enjoy your special day to the full. Special dietary requirements, menus for children and special requests such as staff wearing tails can also be met.


The Principe Cerami has 2 Michelin stars and is run by chef Massimo Mantarro, whose art lies in bringing a Sicilian touch to refined haute cuisine. Named after the Sicilian nobleman who converted the monastery to a hotel, the restaurant has a magical atmosphere overlooking the Ionian Sea.