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Tenuta Specolizzi

S.P. Presicce-Lido Marini, 73050 Salve, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Salve
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013
Aaakilchberg Kilchberg, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kilchberg, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We where 2 families for a week vacation. I went with my children (both small) and their aunt and met there our friends with 2 children as well. As soon as we arrived, I could feel "at home". Mario, the owner is a very nice, friendly and helpful person. We could always ask for advice about where to go and... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

We've been around in Italy, and the rest of the world, but this was not what we expected. May be because we just spoke a bit of Italian, but we found the welcome less than warm. The pools are amazing. As is the breakfast. But you are not allowed to use the pool in the afternoon. And the room decor... More

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Bruges, Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

We have some experience in agriturismi in Italy and before arrival I have to admit we were not that sure about Specolizzi. After all it was considerably more expensive then other agriturismi we stayed in. But after one week we can say Specolizzi is excellent. The host Mario makes the difference. My advise is: consult him as much as possible.... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

during a trip to Puglia, I stayed for one night at Tenuta Specolizzi. In my opinion, I,ve tried not to take into account bed weather (cold in April 2012). the places not properly marked from main road - weak labeling - improved only in the entry. Far from the sea. The first impression is good - Tenuta is a large... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2010

We spent 1 week in this place and it t was a big disappointment. First the rooms are built without any charm or privacy. They all look outside to the same big patio and they have a communist feel to them. The swimming pools are nice but you have to wear a cap to go swim.The owners are far away... More

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mariolic, Proprietario at Tenuta Specolizzi, responded to this review

Dearest lady, I think you have never stayed in a hotel in the country that offers a stay in old buildings restored and have all the necessary amenities but not the hotels, perhaps you about our hospitality has not benefited as other guests who have stayed by us and thank us with all the comments we leave on various internet... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

We enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere and great breakfast with local specialties. We received precious advices from Mario on where to eat which allowed us to find great restaurants only known by indigenes.

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Wiltshire
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11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2008

Mario, the owner, had emailed detailed instructions on how to find the hotel before we left the UK, and even though it was dark and late, we found the Hotel easily after a 90 minute drive from Brindisi airport (although the large green metal security gate was a little unexpected.) The duty nightwatchman showed us into the apartment and helped... More

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2005

This converted farm is a gem. The single storey accommodation block looks rather spartan from the outside but the rooms are nice, clean and cool. They have a minibar and air-conditioning if you want to be even cooler and the bathroom is modern. Outside, the courtyard is great to have an aperitif. The pool is quite large for a small... More

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Address: S.P. Presicce-Lido Marini, 73050 Salve, Italy
Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Lecce > Salve
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Salve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Specolizzi Manor is an agritourism located in the Salento area of the region of Puglia, just two kilometers from the Ionian Sea. Immersed in the tranquil greenery of the Mediterranean maquis and surrounded by olive, fig, oleander, eucalyptus, pine trees and prickly pears here you can take in the peaceful and relaxing countryside and, for those who wish it, the sea, thus meeting the needs of the entire family.We are situated in a part of Puglia were long stretches of white sand and dunes frame a limpid and crystalline sea. The loveliest beaches may be found here: Pesculose (known as the Salento Maldives), the Marinas of Ugento, Torre Vado, Torre Mozza, Torre Pali and Lido Marini.From here you can also easily reach the greatest cultural and scenic cities such as Lecce, Santa Maria di Leuca, Gallipoli, Porto Cesareo and Otranto.Guests are welcomed by Mario and Silvana, the proprietors, who offer guests a vacation dedicated to tranquility. The old stables and the manor house barn with its tower were renovated and converted into lodgings. ... more   less 
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