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Hotel Palazzo Papaleo

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A good hotel in an interesting city. Our room had its own large patio that was larger than the room. Comfortable. Excellent food in a beautiful roof-top restaurant, bar and lounging area. However, as other reviewers have noted, the large and alluring roof-top jacuzzi carries a 20 Euro fee even for hotel guests. Too bad, because it probably means no...

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

The rooms and the rooms were large and the bathrooms were beautifully decorated wit h a Jacuzzi Shower. We did not eat in the hotel but noticed that it was pretty good value. There is a rooftop Jacuzzi. However having to pay 40e for half an hour to use the facility I felt was a bit much. The breakfast had...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Beautiful seaside walled old town with this hotel in the center by the duomo. Quiet. Great views from the rooftop. Delicious breakfast. Room service was very attentive (though they were stingy with fresh towels). Unfortunately I took a star off as this is not a 5 star hotel. It's more like 3-4 star hotel - so set your expectations properly.

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Location is great, in the heart of old town right next to duomo in no traffic zone. However, if you are bringing a car, the parking offered is offsite. Hotel offers to transfer you from their designated parking (where they have agreement) where you pay 15 EUR per day. Would have appreciated clear upfront instruction on website about this and...

Reviewed 3 September 2016

Our stay at the Palazzo was very nice. With only 9 rooms our experience was very personalized. We were given a tour of the former palace upon our arrival before we were brought to our room. While the room was nice it did show some signs of wear and tear. Breakfast and dinner on the rooftop terrace was very nice...

Thank Pasqualino S
Glen Ellyn IL
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely 9 room hotel in former private residence located in the heart of Otranto's pedestrian-only old city, steps from the basilica cathedral and a short walk to the beach and the port. Driving your own car? Be aware that you must park and walk 1/4 mile to the hotel. There, the outstanding staff will greet you, arrange to move your...

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Yokohama, Japan
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Both the location and the service are perfect. The staff is very friendly, and the breakfast on the roof terrace is good, too. The room is comfortable, too. When I travel in south Italy, I stay again.

Thank mshashi2
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Actually stayed in September 2014 brilliant stay even picked us up when the taxi into town let us down stay here Great location for exploring northern puglia Trulli are excellent with all mod cons - could do with a pool - that may be built by now

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

A great hotel. Firstly, Otranto is a wonderful town and our pick of Puglia and this hotel made our time there even better. Arriving was easy, being picked up at the parking and taken to the hotel in a golf buggy. The staff are super friendly, going out of their way to help. Breakfast is served on the roof and...

Thank Dougal M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Nice hotel, charming staff and lovely terrace on the roof. We had a lovely time. The hotel is very central, clean and well decorated. I recommend deeply. The only thing which could be improved is the breakfast: it is good and varied, but you could expect higher quality food in a 5* hotel.

Thank Peter B

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Hotel Palazzo Papaleo, unique 5 stars luxury Hotel in Otranto; between the enchantment of the frescoed ceilings and the pristine beauty of the sea of Otranto, you will enjoy excellent services and an exclusive relax. Equipped with modern facilities and panoramic terraces on three floors with a 360 ° view over the city, Hotel Palazzo Papaleo offers his amazing roof garden with Jacuzzi, sunbathing and reading area. Breakfast is served in the lounge room on the first floor, in your bedroom or on the roof garden; the bar is in service on the main floor of the palace or on the terrace on the top floor, to enjoy an aperitif or a drink watching the sunset.Hotel Palazzo Papaleo,unico albergo 5 stelle di lusso di Otranto;tra l'incanto dei soffitti affrescati e l'incontaminata bellezza del mare di Otranto godrete di eccellenti servizi e di un esclusivo relax.Dotato di moderni confort e di terrazze panoramiche su tre piani con vista a 360° sulla città,l'Hotel Palazzo Papaleo offre lo spettacolare roof garden con vasca idromassaggio Jacuzzi,solarium e angolo lettura.La prima colazione viene servita nel salone al primo piano,in camera o nel roof garden;il bar è in servizio al piano nobile del palazzo o sulla terrazza dell'ultimo piano,per un aperitivo o un drink da consumare ammirando il tramonto. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Rondachi 1, 73028 Otranto, Italy
Region: Italy > Puglia > Province of Lecce > Otranto
Price Range: $146 - $428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Palazzo Papaleo 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Boutique Hotel Palazzo Papaleo
Palazzo Papaleo Hotel
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Otranto
#1 Luxury Hotel in Otranto
#9 Family Hotel in Otranto
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