Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Destination ideas for 88 year old
  2. 2 Itinerary between Milan and Venice
  3. 3 Venice, Florence, Umbria, Rome, AND Amalfi?
  4. 4 Solo accommodation -- London -- Dec 19-ish
  5. 5 He Musta Saw Us a-Comin': A Brief, Cautionary Tale about Taxis in Rome
  6. 6 Trip Report FRANCE 10 YEARS ON: Paris Dordogne Albi Toulouse Arles S Rhone and Nice
  7. 7 Cyclades w/kids & my ruins-fanatic DH (itin and accommodation advice)
  8. 8 Ok then, what trip was difficult to organize?
  9. 9 Arenal:Bullring area Seville?
  10. 10 Paging @bobthenavigator and others for Amalfi Coast accommodation advice
  11. 11 Bruges
  12. 12 Venice to Zermatt by Train
  13. 13 Poor weather outlook 10/16-19 Grindenwald
  14. 14 Birthday dinner in Salzburg
  15. 15 Trip Report Scotland in 18 nights, smirr and sun and mud!
  16. 16 Trip Report First - but not last - trip to Greece
  17. 17 Trip Report Boozing and Bathing in Budapest!
  18. 18 6 months in Europe itinerary-Countries
  19. 19 Trip planning to Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg
  20. 20 Planning A trip
  21. 21 Trip Report A week in the Occitanie
  22. 22 Question about Loire Valley châteaux
  23. 23 Paris Neighborhood Help
  24. 24 Hotels in Seville and Cordoba
  25. 25 Advice needed for family trip to Belgium and Germany
View next 25 » Back to the top

Naples - a few more questions

Jump to last reply

Hello,
We'll be in Naples for just 2 nights on our way to the Cilento & Positano. We're arriving from 3 days in London w/ friends (so no jet lag in Naples.)

Question 1: Which hotel?
We'll be eating pizza, wandering the streets, visiting Santa Chiara & museums. We like to walk a lot. I've read what I can in guidebooks but can't figure out which neighborhood & hotel. My husband is always super pleased when I find places that cost less. Here are my choices:

Spaccanapoli Comfort Suites. 79 eu/nt for a room w/ a balcony. Good reviews. Is this neighborhood a good place to stay? http://www.bbspaccanapoli.com/en

Hotel Piazza Bellini. 115 EU/nt. http://www.hotelpiazzabellini.com/index.php?id_lingua=3

Meuble Santa Chiara. 65 EU/nt, overlooks Santa Chiara. http://www.santachiarasuite.com/

M Gallery Palazzo Caracciolo. 100 EU/nt, near Duomo. http://www.mgallery.com/gb/hotel-5565-palazzo-caracciolo-napoli-mgallery-collection/index.shtml

Question 3: restaurant recommendations?

Question 2: transportation.
We're flying in from London, 2 nights in Naples, then back to the airport to rent a car. We're returning it there - doing this cuts the rental cost by half so it seemed worth the slight hassle. We'll visit the Cilento for 3 nights and Positano for 4, then we'll return the car to the airport and catch the train to Rome. There seem to be 3 train stations - which train station do we use to go to Rome?

Question 3: itinerary?
I'd hoped for 4 nights in Naples, but DH discovered the Cilento and 2 of those days were carved out of our time in Naples. I'd wanted to see several churches zeppole had recommended, including Santa Chiara, and then the art museum and the archaeology museum. What makes the most sense to focus on now? We arrive Monday afternoon at 4 and leave mid-day Wednesday in late September. I expect to love Naples and hope to return in a year or two.

46 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement