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Cork, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My sister and I stayed in this hotel for a week. What a fab little jewel. Fell in love with its charm and friendly staff, all so helpful and understanding . So clean , quaint and beautifully decorated .The restaurant on top floor has a romantic feel . Food delicious and the waiters are so helpful , especially Pino the... More 

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Letizia V, Direttore at Corte Altavilla, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."Medieval fairytale hotel".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review is the mirror... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The hotel is just hidden in Conversanos' narrow streets and it takes you to medieval age. Hotel is very clean and ambiance is cool. Rooms are very comfortable where you can have a look at the beautiful streets from your balcony. I liked it and strongly recommend you to stay here if you make a plan to Conversano.

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Letizia V, Direttore at Corte Altavilla, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."Hidden Beauty".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review is the mirror of... More 

Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A bit hidden in the beautiful old city of Conversano, we did find this pearl. We are staying in town (not in the hotel) and popped in for dinner. The food is just superb and the staff very friendly. On top a nice glass of wine, so what else do you want from life :)

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Letizia V, Direttore at Corte Altavilla, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."We had a lovely dinner here".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review... More 

N. Ireland
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

My wife and I spent 5 nights in Corte Altavilla in room 125 last week. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left the experience was relaxing and a perfect base to explore Puglia. The hotel is a collection of ancient buildings tastefully and beautifully restored. Our room was spacious and wonderfully quiet. It was at the back... More 

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Letizia V, Direttore at Corte Altavilla, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."Great place to stay".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review is the... More 

Pwllheli, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Beautiful hotel however beware Room 118 Underneath the restaurant where all we heard was the scraping of chairs and tables until 11.30pm and then restarted at 06.45 the next morning Very disappointed that when we reported this on check out we were just met with a shrug from the receptionist not even an apology!!!!! Not worththe money for that particular... More 

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Letizia V, Direttore at Corte Altavilla, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks a lot for your review. We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review is the mirror of our efforts started on July 2002, almost 14 years ago.. and in these last months we developed organic and vegetarian menu... More 

Preston, England
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely hotel, we stayed for 2 night whilst travelling round Puglia. We had the suite with Jacuzzi & the room was fantastic. We were offered a glass of wine on arrival. The childrens beds were on a mezzanine floor in a separate room to the main bedroom and Jacuzzi bath. There was a balcony (although did not... More 

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Letizia V, Direttore at Corte Altavilla, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."Lovely suite in a quiet Italian hilltop town".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices.... More 

Cofton Hackett, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Anyone lucky enough to visit this lovely little town in Puglia should be staying here. Look, it is part of old castle, you are not going to get eco friendly modern all mod cons boutique however what they do is make the best of the surroundings and environment. We had a lovely little room overlooking the front courtyard with a... More 

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Letizia V, Direttore at Corte Altavilla, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."Love Conversano, Love Altavilla".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review is the... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We have a lot enjoyed our stay in this hotel and the friendly staff is really helpful and nice We will surely stay again in Corte AltaVilla when we are in Conversano. Thanks for the beautiful days and continue like this :-) Constantin, Axel and Nathalie Vogt

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Letizia V, Direttore at Corte Altavilla, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."Very good Hotel ".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review is the... More 

Borough London
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201 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Corte Altavilla with my wife and daughter for two nights. The hotel is located right in the centre of historic Conversano just near the cathedral. Our room was spacious and comfortable and had a very modern bathroom. The hotel has a good restaurant on the top floor with two terraces that overlook the medieval streets of Conversano.... More 

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Letizia V, Direttore at Corte Altavilla, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."Great value hotel in historic Conversano".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! I'm so sorry for the misunderstanding about the beach. I can't understand why it's happened. We are usually proud to present our private services at check in.... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We are here visiting a friend and checking out her home to rent for three months next winter. We stayed here hoping it was a great place so we could have a great place for visitors to stay during the three month we were here. Not the case- our room was right below the restaurant and all we heard was... More 

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Letizia V, Direttore at Corte Altavilla, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks a lot for your review. We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review is the mirror of our efforts started on July 2002, almost 14 years ago.. and in these last months we developed organic and vegetarian menu... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4 star hotel "Corte Altavilla" is an old medieval court situated in a residential area of the historical centre of Conversano, (City of Art). It stands on a hill, 8 km far from the sea, near the area of the "trulli" and the "grottoes." In 1100 beautiful and young Sibilla d'Altavilla lived here, who were Roberto Courtehouse's wife, the son of William II the Conqueror. Sibilla, missed queen of England, is buried inside the cathedral of Rouen, in Normandy.Following a complete restoration in 2002, a very unusual complex of antique dwellings, located within the walls of the medieval Altavilla court, has been transformed into a receptive centre with hotel rooms, elegant suites and apartments where original stone built rooms with whitewashed plasters, barrel vaults and wooden beams charm the guests. Nothing is made by chance: attention to the details, to the smallest things, in order to make everything elegant and sumptuous, between the past and the present, an harmonic contrast between the modern and the old.Discretion, kindness and helpfulness of our staff at the reception meet your needs to suggest itineraries from the cliffs of Polignano to the "trulli" of Alberobello, from the landscape of the Itria Valley to the "grottoes" of Castellana, and then the "white city" of Ostuni, Frederick II and Castel del Monte, the "rocks" of Matera, Salento, farmhouses, rocky churches: in a word: Apulia. The 31 dwellings (suites and rooms) are equipped with all modern comforts: direct control air conditioning, satellite TV, direct telephone, safes, free internet wi fi, fire alarm, minibar and kitchen area (available in some rooms). On request we have a Junior Suite with hydromassage bath tub.Also available: solarium terrace, concierge/information desk, bikes, transfer facilities and chauffeur, daily excursions by car or on boat all around the area; thermarium spa, cookery course and parking area. In the morning at our restaurant on the terrace with a beautiful view of the old town, you can have breakfast buffet: orange juice, yoghurts, different cereals, croissants, cakes and tarts, bread of a local baker's, toasted bread, marmalades, seasonal fresh fruit, taralli, cheese and salami, eggs.For dinner our chef offers a typical regional cuisine using fresh seasonal products and every day it proposes different menus which enclose the history and the culinary customs of our town. IN SHORT: Every room offers the following service: Free internet Wi fi, sat TV, heat/cold air conditioning with remote control, telephone, Internet connection socket, safe, hairdryer, kitchen area (on request in Standard rooms), minibar and smoke alarm. Internet Wi fi free of charge is in available in 100% of rooms and public areas. In the common area: Free Interne Wi fi free of charge, lounge, free Internet point, typical cuisine restaurant on the terrace with the view of the old city, 2 meeting halls, hall with reading area and courtesy cafe, solarium, lift, free parking service, thermarium spa. Furthermore, we have at our guests disposal: rental bikes, transfer service, organized excursions around Apulia, cookery course, boat or cruise excursions, riding school at 5 km far, olive oil bottles on sale with Corte Altavilla mark. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Corte Altavilla

Address: Vico Goffredo Altavilla 8, 70014 Conversano, Italy
Region: Italy > Puglia > Province of Bari > Conversano
Price Range: $86 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Corte Altavilla 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Corte Altavilla Hotel Conversano
Holiday Inn Bari
Corte Altavilla Bari
Corte Altavilla Conversano, Italy - Province Of Bari
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“avoid room 118”
 of 5 bubbles ardnagee, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“WiFi not very dependable- kept cutting out and knocking you off line- don't get a room on the 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles ralphwats0n, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Hania-Sae, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the main hotel, rather than the annex”
 of 5 bubbles tdejw1983, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in a two-room flat with a kichenette. Perfect for two couples or a family with two kids.”
 of 5 bubbles MatthewG533, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
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