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Popilia Country Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Localita Cuta | Pizzo/Vibo Valentia, 89843 Maierato, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Maierato
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I booked more than 30 rooms in this hotel for the guests at my wedding. Everyone loved the place: young couples and grups of friends who could enjoy the pool and the sports facilities, families who could find the perferct spaces and entratainments for their kids, and evryone else who was just looking for a relaxing weekend. Above a hill,... More

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Dear Guest, thanks for advising our resort to other tripadvisors clients, this review in a nutshell is perfectly able to explain the nature of our cottages: the houses divided into apartments with garden and pool near built in harmony with the environment. The concept that we want to transmit is this: elegance, class and quality. We want to be a... More

Milan, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We put together a bunch of friends and organized a nice weekend over here. The place is fantastic on a hill above Pizzo overseeing the gulf of Lamezia terme. Check out the breathtaking view, the park around the hotel and the SPA. Everything is brand-new, the staff is friendly and professional, rooms are large and clean and the food is... More

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Dear Guest, thank you for your positive feedback. Regarding your comments about the beach, there is a beach available to our guests only 10 minutes drive away. We offer a shuttle service and we also provides umbrella and sun loungers. The location of our resort offers unparalleled views which you fell in love with and together with our cool climate... More

Milan, Italy
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The hotel is in a very nice location with view on the bay underneath. The rooms are spread either in the central structure or as small villas where each villa has 2-3 small apartments. Our apartment was nice and well clean. The garden and the pool, the sport and leisure infrastructures, serve well any need. The personell is very friendly.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Really Impressed with our stay in the Popilia the hotel was allot better than I expected good value for money was spotlessly clean throughout and very well decorated, Reception staff were very accommodating nothing too much trouble. We stayed for 4 nights for a Friends wedding August 2013, Location of the hotel is high up and Isolated which was our... More

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popiliadirezione, Direttore at Popilia Country Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review, not only about our Resort but also about Pizzo. We appreciate all your positive comments about the quality of services provided by our Resort and we are very happy to learn of your satisfaction with our Restaurant and quality of food and wine, of which 90%... More

The Hague, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This resort is a perfect choice for travellers coming from lamezia terme who don't want to drive too long on the day of their arrival in Calabria. To find this resort, however,is not easy: it is situated on a hill that requires driving about two miles on a very narrow winding road, if - a big if ! - you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Our plan was to stop for only one night, but decided to stay 2 more days. If you have a car this is one of the greatest areas in Italy. I highly recommend to go to Tropea downtown and it's amazing beaches. The food is so good: spaghetti with mussels, ahhhhh! The hotel is very nice, people there are super... More

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popiliadirezione, Direttore at Popilia Country Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing to us! We are happy that you enjoyed your holiday in Calabria and especially at the Popilia Country Resort. We are pleased that you appreciated our restaurant by the name of Antica Crissa. It was built on the ruins of an ancient farmhouse and to rebuild it we have used local tufo stones and... More

North Wales
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Poor service overall. Seemed to have a smell from the drains. Asked to be move, told that wasn't possible. Later heard next door which kept us awake. Asked reception if we could be moved (again) - still told it wasn't possible. Reception staff were very abrupt, bordering on rude. Definitely wouldn't stay again. Reviews here almost seem to be describing... More

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popiliadirezione, Direttore at Popilia Country Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very sorry that you left unhappy with your stay at our resort. The episode you have complained about is completely new to us and we are trying to work out what really happened. We kindly ask you to provide us with your surname, reservation number and the dates of your stay, to our email address info@popiliaresort.it... More

Golden Isles of Georgia, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

Wife and I are driving up the west coast of Italy to, eventually, Venice. Found this hotel on booking.com and it is a gem with a gorgeous view of the Tyrennian Sea. The pictures on the website do it no justice. Wonderful, full service facility in the middle of nowhere. Which I believe to be the point: come here to... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Rooms are very specious and clean, we had the superior room which had also a very nice shower. This property has a few hotel rooms but the majority of the rooms are villas of various size, very comfortable and well equipped. What makes this place so lovely is the huge green areas surrounding the hotel and the wonderful view of... More

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Tropea, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We stayed for 2 nights last summer in the beautiful hotel Popilia Country Resort. The drive up to the hotel is almost 3kms up a small country road, the climb up the mountain can be a little nerve racking, especially for tourists not used to driving on Italian roads. But once you reach the top of the mountain and approach... More

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Address: Localita Cuta | Pizzo/Vibo Valentia, 89843 Maierato, Italy
Location: Italy > Calabria > Province of Vibo Valentia > Maierato
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Hotel Class:4 star — Popilia Country Resort 4*
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Within 140 hectares of rolling Calabria valley lays a luxury country Resort. Wonderfully located, between Pizzo and Vibo Valentia, only 10 minutes’ drive from the Mediterranean sandy beaches. At 347 meters above the sea level, Popilia County Resort offers the most breath-taking natural scenery, facing the Gulf of Santa Eufemia and the traditional countryside of Calabria. The Hotel provides standard and superior rooms, all fully equipped to the highest standards of design and comfort. Some rooms benefit of a private terrace offering a stunning view of the resort, some with a breath-taking sea view. Our complex offers 25 comfortable cottages of one, two and three spaces with personalized furniture made of ash tree, some of which are also equipped with a kitchenette. The resort also has beautiful cottages, especially adapted to welcome families with children or those of you who wish to enjoy the cosiness and atmosphere of your own home whilst on holidays, enjoying kind but discreet hospitality. In the exclusive « Girasole » Wellness Centre you can enjoy precious moments of relax and reward your soul with deep equilibrium. The relaxing colour blue and the gurgling bubbles of the Jacuzzi swimming pool, the sauna, the Turkish bath with aromatic essences, the wellness path and the emotional showers will be a gift of fantastic vitality sensations. ... more   less 
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