Hotel Buca di Bacco
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A leisurely breakfast sees us trying desperately to zip up the cases for our trip to Naples! A short stop down the street for Julie to be a local, standing at the coffee bar and off we head to Florence trains. Embarking on our 2 1/2 hour journey to Naples, we are now so experienced at getting our luggage in the 1st class Freccia Rossa carozza, we …
... wanted to know what it was, so we told them that it was a brothel, with a bit of explanation... Karl wanted to know then what happened to all the babies.... It was a touch complicated but it was ok! And kind of funny. Anyway, we wrapped it up since the kids were hot and tired. Mark and I were super happy we went, since its something we both have always wanted to do. We walked back to the station, and stopped for slushies on the way. Kurt and karl got strawberry, and I got ...
Thursday 22nd May.
My last day on the Sorrentine Peninsula today and even though I am ready to come home and see everybody I am very sad to leave. This has been a really wondeful base to do all my travelling from. More regular buses would have been great, the timetable at my stop is from 2012 but thats nothing, the one at the station is from 2003. ...
... up game of soccer. A ball spills toward this grandma who deftly and with her left foot no less, kicks it back to the boy's delight, this is a real Italian grandma. As we walked past the boys I called out "buona sera ragazzi" and the nearest one, probably 8 or 9, promptly asks me what team I rooted for. "Sao Paulo FC", I responded to a quizzical look, given that he probably never heard of the great Sao Paulo of Brazil. He recovers fast by proudly stating "Io ...
... and accurate insight!). After going up an endless amount of stairs, the hotel woman turned to us and said, "Don't worry about the steps, they are worth it." We walked into our huge room and she pulled back the curtains to reveal the biggest private balcony I had ever seen. That wasn't the best part though. We had 180 degree unobstructed views of the Mediterranean and the cliffside buildings of Positano. It's hard to describe the view, but it feels like ...
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Great Hotel Near the Beach
The hotel was wonderful. First, the room was exceptionally large with a big terrace facing the sea. It was not fancy, but it was pretty. Second, the staff was very friendly and helpful. Third, the location near the beach was perfect for going down to get on ferries, rent boats, check on schedules, etc. We went on our honeymoon mid-May, stayed three nights there, and we would highly recommend it. The only caution I would add is travel light or be prepared to arrange for a porter as the road does not reach the hotel. We were prepared for this with small bags so we didn't have a problem. It was lovely.
Friendly and nice but noisy
Overall, we liked the hotel. It has a very friendly and attentive staff, serves a very fresh buffet and has pretty views. However, we had trouble with noise from our room (#12.) The room itself was great. It was spacious and had a terrace and two step-out balconies, but the restaurants below us were noisy until 5:30 am the Saturday night we were there! These people were loud! ! It was much quieter on Sunday. I would choose a quieter hotel next time, although we loved the staff! This beautiful location (Positano) deserves some solitude.
We stayed here for 4 nights - this place is magical. The town is simply wonderful - like you walked into old world Italy. The food is great and the service at this hotel was outstanding! We rented a car with a driver ($300 for the entire day) he took us to the ruins and the most beautiful place I have ever been - Ravello! He was arranged through the hotel and we loved him - Antonello - he told us about every thing and took us to the best place for lunch - where the locals go. The room had an ocean view (I believe they all do) and the view from our balcony was priceless. This hotel is clean as a whistle and friendly, friendly, friendly! The manager (when we went) looked EXACTLY like Jackie Mason!
Paradise in Italy
My wife and I spent 5 days in Positano in October, 2003 at the Buca di Bacco Hotel. Rooms offered "magical" views and were beautifully decorated. We had exceptional service and food throughout our stay and highly recommend this hotel to others for its service and ideal location. We plan to return to Buca di Bacco....soon!
The hotel is positioned in an excellent location, the management and staff were extremely polite and helpful. The room occupied was of a generous size and the verandah overlooking the ocean was a bonus. On the whole we were pleased with the accommodation, however the bathroom was not up to standard and needed cleaning and upgrading.
I stayed at Buca di Bacco in July on my honeymoon. Italy was extremely hot but this beautiful hotel in a perfect area made my stay incredible.
They took great care of my wife and I, making special dinner reservations at the most romantic restaurant in Positano, at the moste romantic table overlooking the whole town, on are last night. The rooms were very clean, the air conditioning worked incredibly well compared to any other hotel I stayed in Italy. It was a wonderful place to end are honeymoon. They even arranged for a car to bring us to Naples early in the morning, making sure to provide us with breakfast before we left. Great Place!!!!
My wife & I stayed 4 nights at the hotel during the second week of September, 2003 and we loved every minute ! The hotel, the staff and the located were prefect. We stayed in room # 34 - it was big with a beautiful terrace overlooking the water. I highly recommend staying at this hotel.
My husband and I spent the last part of our trip in Positano and it could not have been more perfect. Our hotel, Buca Di Bacco, arranged for a car service from the Naples train station (200 Euros round trip) that was worth every penny. Be warned though, the road to Positano, especially if you stay near the bottom, is VERY curvy. Take motion sickness pills! Despite the road, the village is quaint, charming, picturesqe, relaxing and beautiful. We were there the first week of September and the weather was perfect and most of the Italian natives on holiday had cleared out. Al Palazzo, Le Terrazze, and Dona Rossa were all fabulous restaurants. Dona Rossa has great food but you will need a taxi to get there as it is at the top of the mountain. There is also no view from the restaurant but the food is worth it. Le Terrezze is very romantic and right on the beach above Music on the Rocks.
Great Hotel. We stayed there for two nights during our honeymoon. The weather was very hot in Italy in July but our room had excellent air conditioning. We stayed in one of the nicest rooms in the hotel and it was worth the price. Perfect view of the main part of Positano and the grand spiaggia. Also, very close to the port where the boats arrive but far enough away to not be bothered by their noise.
Loved Buca di Bacco
My husband and I spent the first week of our honeymoon at Buca di Bacco and I can't recommend it enough. The location was perfect and you couldn't find a lovelier room and terrace than Rm #10. We stayed at Le Sirenuse the 2nd week and although it too was lovely, it's Buca di Bacco I'm recommending to my friends.