August 15 2012
Enormous thanks for a perfect stay
We've been home just over 2 weeks and have been meaning to get in touch. Just realised the date and know Simple Minds are playing in Catania this evening. We wish we were there and hope everything goes really well.
Our stay at Hotel Villa Angela could not have been better. Your excellent communication and advice from our initial enquiry a year ago and throughout our stay all helped to make our holiday unforgettable. Huge thanks for all the emails, flight suggestions, bus timetables, and all your help during our stay.
Please pass our grateful thanks to each and every employee of the hotel. We met many of your colleagues and know there are staff who work behind the scenes to keep everything in tip top condition, on the maintenance side, in the kitchen and cleaning. All their efforts make Hotel Villa Angela outstanding.
We've travelled extensively and can honestly say we have never experienced service, comfort and cleanliness at the level offered at Hotel Villa Angela.
The quality and presentation of all the meals we enjoyed at the hotel was fabulous - and it's relaxed and wonderful for guests that the staff are happy, smiley and offering a level of help far above and beyond what is usually offered elsewhere.
We loved the design of the hotel, the style of furniture, decor and artwork. Everywhere was spotless and sparkling. Our room was quiet, really comfortable and we loved opening the curtains in the mornings, after a great night's sleep, and seeing Mount Etna. Everything about the hotel has clearly been well thought out.
We felt so at home during our stay. The other guests we spoke with were having a marvellous time too and there is clearly a very high level of repeat guests.
The restaurant up the road was superb, offering great food and service, with the occasional welcome breeze. There was a heat wave during our trip and we enjoyed the breeze.
Taormina is stunning and we must return! The shops were full of gorgeous things but we had no room to bring anything back!
We'd most definitely recommend our Etna trip (with Eddie the geologist). Everything about it made for an unforgettable experience.
Of course, the Sting concert in the amphitheatre was incredible. Hope you enjoyed being there as much as we did. Massive thanks for trying everything to find us tickets - and succeeding. We were amazed to get them and thought the concert was wonderful.
We could not have chosen a better place to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. We can't wait to return - and wish we were staying tonight and going to the Simple Minds concert.
All the very best, Katharine. Really hope to see you again and we're trying to work out when and how we can return.
Please pass our grateful thanks to all.
Julie and Keith Mangum