We stayed at the Hotel Bacco for three nights to chill out after four manic days running around Rome being tourists and seeing the sights. We could not have made a better choice!
The hotel is set in a glorious spot, high in the hills of the Amalfi coast with the most spectacular views over the sea and surrounding countryside. There is ample room to sit outside on the terraces including a delightful patio area underneath part of the hotel's own vineyard.
The rooms are spacious, well equipped and are cleaned every day to a high standard. If I had to criticize anything (and I am being VERY picky here), there was a slight smell in the bathroom. That said, give the amount of rain that fell in fairly short periods of time while we were there, the drainage system can well be forgiven for struggling to cope a little!
The real winner here is the service though. Without exception, every member of staff was polite, helpful and not just willing, but genuinely keen to share any information that they felt would make our stay enjoyable. The restaurant is excellent (especially if you like fish / seafood), and once I had notified them of my dietary requirement (I am coeliac), I did not have to mention it again for the entire duration of our stay and was presented with more gluten-free stuff than I could possibly eat! (Try the 'home brew' red wine, I would have brought a case home if i'd had the luggage space!)
Andy from Towcester, England
Splendidly situated in Furore, the Hotel Bacco enjoys magnificent views over the Amalfi coastline , only a few minutes away …More
A very simple B&B which we could not fault.
Its a perfect half-way to explore the whole area from Sorrento to Salerno, and perfectly situated between Amalfi to the east and Positano to the west. Irma, our 'landlady' could not have been more helpful. Breakfasts were a delight on the terrace every morning (sure, we had the right weather for it), home made pastries and marmalades were the highlight. Our room was clean and spacious, with ensuite and roof terrace with stunning view over the ocean - great if you want private sunbathing. But there is so much to see in the coastal towns nearby there was little time to sunbathe, and Irma was so helpful with directions, best places, where to get the great value all-day bus tickets, etc.
Its VERY steep in the whole area, dont be put off by the difficulty of manoevring a car, its the same anywhere here!
Fi from Hampshire
Ancient structures of XIX century, surrounded by the green of lemon groves. The house stands in a privileged position. It is …More
A gorgeous family run farm where the owners , Nicolo and Mikela went out of their way to make us feel at home. They made sure every need was met and special mention needs to be made of Rosario, the local taxi driver, whom Nicolo arranged to have as our private driver. No way were we tackling those roads in a hire car. Rosario was a wealth of knowledge and nothing was too much trouble for him. Antonio, the waiter was outstanding too. Breathtaking views and amazing food with homegrown delicacies at incredibly reasonable rates. Nicolo and Mikela you made our last few days in Italy memorable and special. Hope to make it back to your little piece of heaven again one day.
Michelle from Australia
The Agriturismo S. Alfonso is set amidst the unpolluted countryside of the Amalfi Coast in a spectacular backdrop …More
We selected this hotel more or less at random as a base for a week in the Amalfi region. The hotel is located in a small hill village which made a good contrast to the busy tourist centres on the coast. The village was friendly, easy to walk to from the hotel and had useful basic shops and some good-value restaurants.
Tony from London
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