Hotel Marincanto

Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo 50, Positano, Amalfi Coast, Campania, 84017, Italy | 4 star hotel
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Travelers can veer off the well-worn tourist path at Marincanto, a luxurious four-star hotel perched high on a clifftop in the small Italian township of Positano, on the beautiful Amalfi Coast. Its location ensures guests enjoy stunning views of the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Li Galli islands from their French balconies or private patios.

Marincanto offers a range of rooms to suit all budgets. The standard rooms are well appointed, with air-conditioning, satellite television sets, and king-sized beds. However, guests get more space to spread out in a suite, which boasts either a double Jacuzzi bath or a Jacuzzi on the patio, sofa beds, along with standard features. No matter what you pick, satisfied customers insist that the Hotel Marincanto offers great value for money.

It seems a shame to leave such well-appointed rooms, but the hotel's luxurious features make this a little easier. Its infinity pool is the ideal place to swim laps or soak up some sun. The hotel's wellness area, with a Turkish bath and gym equipment positioned to overlook the ocean, can inspire you to work off some extra pounds. Should the exercise cause your muscles to ache, a massage can be arranged in the relaxation zone or in the privacy of your room.

Guests get to enjoy private beach access to the Lido l'Ilicanto Beach, which is the ideal spot for soaking up some sun. The hotel is also a comfortable walk from leading local eateries and bars, although the onsite restaurant Al Marincanto can also offer guests an authentic taste of the cuisine that the Amalfi Coast is famous for. Guests rave about the lavish buffet breakfast served on the Lemon Terrace each morning. The restaurant also serves dishes poolside during the day, and a more sophisticated menu by candlelight as the sun sets.


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This 4 star hotel, located on Via Cristoforo Colombo 50, Positano, is near Sul Sentiero degli Dei, Spiaggia del Fornillo, Spiaggia Grande, and Palazzo Murat.
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          • Swimming pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge
          • Fitness/Health center


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Pets allowed


          • Suites


          • Room service
          • Continental Breakfast

          TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Marincanto Positano

          Reviewed by cwc

          A fabulous choice

          Reviewed Aug 17, 2015
          by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

          Booking hotels is always somewhat of a gamble. We booked Marincanto late and were frankly grateful to get an accommodation this central and with a view of the vast harbor. We were more than just a little excited to see the view from every vista in the hotel and receive such homey service and enjoy such excellent food.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by bestbet99

          Many Wonderful Stays at Hotel Marincanto

          Reviewed Sep 23, 2011
          by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

          This is the best value in Positano. We have stayed many times and the Hotel now has a beautiful pool. The rooms are great, the staff can't be beat, the views are the best. That breakfast in the morning is to die for. We prefer the location because of the great views. I think it has become so popular it gets harder to get a reservation. Look forward to our next visit Spring 2012. Try Bruno's for a great dinner and view. Also, take a bus of cab to Ravello and have lunch at Gumpa's.
          Frank & Frank (Atlanta,GA)

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Marincanto Positano

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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