Positano Hotel Recommendation Needed

Old Sep 13th, 2005, 10:25 AM
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Positano Hotel Recommendation Needed

My co-worker and his wife have added an overnight in Positano to their iitinerary.
(traveling without children, celebrating a significant anniversary). Early Ocotber (2005) travel.

If we are avoiding the super expensive and the dive hotels, then what might y'all recommmend?

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Old Sep 13th, 2005, 12:33 PM
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We returned recently from a 5 night stay at Villa Rosa (highly recommended by Fodorites). In August it was 150 Euros a night. Each room has a terrace that overooks the ocean and has spectacular views. A light breakfast of coffee juice and croissants is served on your private terrace each morning. The hotel is across the street from La Sirenuese, which is, I understand the most expensive hotel in Positano. Staff were excellent and the hotel is about one third of the way up the hillside, so a 7 or 8 minute walk to the ocean. We really recommend this hotel - check out its website: www.villarosapositano.it
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Old Sep 13th, 2005, 12:58 PM
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We stayed next door to the Villa Rosa at the Hotel California. About the same price, exact same view, and about 1/10 the steps to climb! Ask for a room with a balcony. Breakfast is served on a big terrace covered with grape vines that looks out over the town and water below.
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Old Sep 13th, 2005, 02:29 PM
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Hotel Villa Franca is my favorite. Although not the cheapest it is not the most expensive either. The views of Positano from the hotel and pool deck are utterly amazing. I am having the chills just typing about it. Enjoy!
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Cove di Saracini would be an excellent choice. It's right on the sea and offers a wonderful view of the famous Positano hillside.
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Be sure to consider the Bucca di Bacco Hotel, at the bottom of the staircase leading to the beach. It's considered by the more snobbish as the "step sister" to the Sirenuse and the other 5-star lodgings high on the hill....but we were very impressed by this place..had a lovely room with broad balcony overlooking the sea..all the appointments were first class...at less than $200...and the service and care were superb.
Don't miss Ravello..enchanting place...and of course, a day trip to Capri by small boat leaving Positano early and coming back later in the afternoon.
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Old Sep 13th, 2005, 04:40 PM
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Another vote for Hotel (Albergo) California. We loved it. Search this forum for more reviews of it.
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We stayed at L'Ancora, which is right next to La Sireneuse at a fraction of the price. We opted for a room with a patio and hot tub that looked right down on the church dome (and La Sireneuse's pool). Very nice, and a relative bargain in pricey Posi.
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