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Grand Hotel San Michele

Certificate of Excellence
Loc Bosco 8 / 9, 87022 Cetraro, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Cetraro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014
Dr M Keith M Saint Louis, Missouri
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Had occasion to spend 5 days and 4 nights this past July, at the wonderful Grand Hotel San Michele, which sits high above the Mediterranean on Italy's southern Campania coast at Cetraro, Italy... almost as far south as Sicily. This villa style hotel offers one of the most outstanding experiences we've ever had. The hotel is family run and they... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Bill & Song The combination of lovely scenic views of the sea, beautiful surrounding landscape, great food, and superb service all have contributed to providing us with uniquely wonderful experiences during our visits to the the Grand Hotel San Michele in Cetraro, Italy. Freshly prepared with ingredients -- including those from it's own bountiful gardens, the delicious dinners and breakfasts... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had a fantastic week in this olde worlde Grand Hotel, starting with a very friendly welcome from the owners, Andrea and 'Nella, and then being looked after by the ubiquitous Sevi, the Head Waiter trained at The Savoy and Claridges, who brought both humour and charm to his role and added another dimension to our holiday. We also lunched... More 

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ascot, berkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Lovely hotel, in a very pretty setting. We spent a week here with Travelsphere and loved the grand public rooms, our bedroom was comfortable and we had a wonderful view. The staff were very good and attentive and our rep. Armando was excellent. Our only criticisms are that getting around the area wasn't easy and the food was not always... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is a grand hotel in the Italian tradition but with some additional twists. It is set in the midst of a market garden growing every conceivable type of fruit and vegetable. This means that meals are full of freshness and flavour and breakfasts are a guessing game of which fruit was picked off the trees the afternoon before. Rooms... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We spent a week at this hotel, enjoying the amazing private beach area, and relaxing. The hotel does remind you of a stay with family as you are in a former home. You do feel very much like you are welcome and at home due to the lovely staff. The view to the sea while eating on the terrace is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I stayed at this lovely establishment as part of a yoga holiday at the end of May14. I felt as though I had gone back in time to a grander age - sort of Downtown Abbey on tour. This is a family run hotel with great food, great staff and what a location - the pool, the beach, the gardens,... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My husband and I spent 12 blissful days here in July for business, but it ended up being a second honeymoon for us! We had no idea that the hotel would be so utterly charming in an ‘Olde Europe’ sort of way––perhaps one should think of an Italian version of the Grand Budapest hotel. How can such a hidden paradise... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I have visited the Grand Hotel San Michele half a dozen times over more than a decade: alone, with my wife, and with my children. It is simply delightful. The setting overlooking the Mediterranean. Wonderful food--fresh, local, always good. Charming and helpful staff. Breakfast on the patio overlooking the ocean. Lunch on the beach. Dinner under the stars. Lovely rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We used this hotel as a base for my english family to stay when I married my Calabrese wife in May. The hotel is old and perhaps a little dated but at the same time manages to be very elegant and the overall experience is very italian. Fantastic! The staff couldn't be more helpful and made us all feel very... More 

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