It is located in the center of TAORMINA, immersed in a vast old park.
The VILLA originally called "Villa la Guardiola" was inhabited by the most noble Italian and British families.
At the beginning of 1900 It belonged to a young British noblewoman, a friend of king Edward OF ENGLAND and he is used to spend a short break with her. She gave him the beautiful master bedroom, from whose bed the king loved to see the sunrise on ISOLABELLA.
In the 1940s, it was bought by the family from Count Cini of VENEZIA which entrusted the renovation to the great Italian architect TOMMASO BUZZI.
In 1950 during the opening period of the CASINO of TAORMINA it was bought by the nobleman of Spanish origin DON MIMÌ GUARNASCHELLI, the CASINO of TAORMINA owner, who host in the villa the greatest names of the divas as: MARLENE DIETRICH, GREGORY PECK , KIRK DOUGLAS, DOMENIC MODUGNO, LOUIS AMSTRONG and many other famous personalities.
To Everyone don Mimi’ always reserved the same room and THE GUESTS felt to be in their own home. And still today the rooms are called with the names of these famous guests
Inside: The accommodation in the main building is possible by occupying the six double bedrooms, all panoramic and located on the upper floor. Each room has a private bathroom with Jacuzzi bath or shower and is almost completely furnished with period furniture. All rooms are air conditioned, TV, Wifi.
On the ground floor are located: the well-equipped kitchen, the staff rooms (private area), the dining room and the three fantastic salons, one of which has a library with fireplace. From each room you can access the outside areas through the windows.
From the ground floor of the villa you access the part of the garden, the solarium and guests can enjoy the very large park around the villa. In front of a breathtaking panorama you will find the pool, which can be heated on request at any time of the year.