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Travel Blogs from Naples
... t the sort of place that cared about punctuality. With Issy feeling a little so-so, we got the train to Naples, which was quick and easy. We has heard quite a bit about Naples being a dangerous area, but we were mostly surprised by how unfathomably dirty it was. The walk from the train station to our hostel was about 5 minutes but we passed countless piles of rubbish and a few raised concrete slabs that seemed to serve the purpose of dumping areas. There were also pigeons ...
... bus" kinda travelers. Initially it would be just the two of us on the tour, so when we added the family of five to our group, it brought the price down significantly. Plus these were people whom we'd met on board the ship and fellow Pennsylvanians, so it was fun to share the day with them.
The driver met us as we got off the ship in Naples. The port area was not very scenic, and very industrial-looking. Most all of the travel forums I had read in ...
... really funny. It was such an amazing place and sooo big. We were there for 3 hours and there was no way we got to see it all. The best bits were:
- The pedestrian crossings over the roads. The road was a foot lower than the pavement and wound have been extremely muddy. So they were raised rocks with gaps for cart wheels to pass through. Very cool!
- The casts of dead people - creepy. Really showed how terrified they ...
... Miss Prissy and the birthday boy had a big lunch and would skip dinner.
The Chef’s Luminere table was on again tonight and Gina sat there enthralled with it. We chatted for a while after dinner and then parted ways.
Ray Cousins, Frank Sinatra’s former piano player was at the Princess Theatre – normally he is in the Vista Lounge and we have not seen him play there before. He is truly a remarkable piano player and not ...
... up to the Castel Sant'Elmo, overlooking the city. The view was fantastic but I got very lost trying to come back down the hill and walked down about 500 steps! By the time I got back into town I was starving and headed straight for a bowl of penne alla scarpariello which was gorgeous, whatever the sauce was!
By this point I was pretty exhausted as over the weekend I must have walked miles over the cobbled streets so ...
Other places to stay in Naples
Poggioreale, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Superb hotel at a wrong location
- Top Hotel
- Good value
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $152
- A bit of culture in the real Italy !
- Brilliant hotel & location
- What a view!
Municipalita 2, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $131
Mercato, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $277
- Loved Naples,
- You better love marble
- You have to meet Luigi, simply the best Concierge
Municipalita 4, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $56
Municipalita 10, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $78
San Ferdinando, Naples | 5 star hotelfrom $256
- Not so Grand Vesuvio
- Grand Ole Dame that should have just died or gotten a serious make-over
- Nice room, but.....
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Not quite there.......
- A gem!
- Perfect location
Via Antiniana 15, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $75
Municipalita 4, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Chiaia, Naples | 5 star hotelfrom $172
Municipalita 2, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $100
Municipalita 2, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Vicaria, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $66
Municipalita 4, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Excellent new hotel downtown Naples
- Modern hotel, very convenient location.
- Great hotel in Naples
San Ferdinando, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $100
Vicaria, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $91
Tech Center/Littleton, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Vicaria, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $72
- Lovely Hotel
- Good location... for the area
- Value for money
Municipalita 2, Naples | 5 star hotelfrom $246
Fuorigrotta, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $102
Via Casarea, no 45, Naples | 4 star hotelfrom $82
Piazza Garibaldi 49, Naples | 3 star hotelfrom $89