Hotel Astoria Restaurant
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Astoria Restaurant Pompei
Travel Blogs from Pompei
... the bumpy cobblestones to our hotel........ not too far actually which was good because it was 30 degrees and my wheels are due to fall off the case!!! Yes mum I know! We got there and it was a nice aircon foyer ! We went up the lift and the room was small but it had an electric jug and a small fridge..... amazing!, aircon,small but decent shower, all good. We revitalized for a while then went out to see the Colloseum. Not too far a walk down the road and across a park we noticed ...
We travelled to Pompeii today for a visit to the ancient city. The weather was the hottest we have experienced since coming to the Sorrento region (of course!), so we armed ourselves with hats, water, and sunscreen.
After a quick, unplanned "detour", we made our way to the site. We parked, purchased an audio guide, and picked up our tickets that we ...
... and swimming pools. There is still very active restoration activity. At one point, I thought that someone had fainted in the heat as I saw a stretcher like couch being moved. To my surprise, it was one of the preserved bodies of Pompei being moved to a permanent case I am happy that the tour began early because when I left all of the school tours, cruise tours and late risers had overwhelmed the area...and ...
... understand." Do you want "cena" (dinner) in Amalfi or Sorrento? Well, I do not have a car or a scooter...and I am NOT walking down that crazy hill again.....so I am not going anywhere. Luckily, I figured that was the case when I was in Amalfi this afternoon. I bought a panini and bottle of wine and here I sit in my room, overlooking the sea, sipping wine and eating my mozarrella and ham panini for dinner.
Last funny story, note the picture ...
... in this instead of a crowded bus.
Our taxi driver who took us to the top 'Anacapri' gave us a brief history and overview of the island, including pointing out Ginger Rogers and the Musolini family homes, he also told us how Julia Roberts had also visited the Island and rode in his taxi. We were glad we did not try to walk the 3 kilometre road which was quite steep and windy, in the taxi we could look around the series of spectacular hairpin bends out to sea ...