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La Foresteria di San Leo

c/da San leo, 11, 85018 Potenza, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 10 hotels in Potenza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Somewhat off the tourist trail, this hotel is well worth the winding journey up through the hills. In short, this hotel was fantastic. The welcome was friendly, and (despite the owners' English being about as good as our Italian) the service was never less than friendly, attentive and helpful. Views from both the rooms and balcony are awesome. The location... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Foresteria was recommended to us by My Bella Basilicata for a visit to family roots in southern Italy. Our visit was wonderful and the owners (Maria and Pep) are gracious and very welcoming. The accommodations and grounds are beautiful...the food is wonderful. Our family of five stayed four nights. We can recommend the cooking class as fun, too. Beautiful setting,... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

6 couples stayed here for 2 nights as part of a self arranged walkng holiday. We thought that this was one of the best places we have ever stayed. We had walked to it from Pietrapertosa which was challenging. Arriving hot and a little scratched from the undergrowth (our own fault of course) Maria and Peppino had delicious cakes and... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Warm hospitality, great food, amazing location and most comfortable rooms. This is a unique hotel run by a lovely family. The journey up the slopes from the main road starts you wondering as to where you are going to end up. Keep calm and carry on ! English is not a main language here but Pepino's mother is a French... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We absolutely loved our stay at La Forresteria. We spent one night here and the staff was so warm and kind! We had a wonderful 4-course meal in the evening for a good price in a dining room that was so beautiful and genuine. We choose the superior room which was very beatiful and cosy, I don´t believe I have... More

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
33 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

As family-run hotels go, this is without fault. And there's more! When I looked for it on Google Earth (N40.551386 E15.981484) it seemed a bit remote and the views - on Street View - too good to be true. Well, while it's blissfully remote, it has all you need, and the setting is better than I imagined: on a hillside... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Like the previous reviewer I have nothing but praise for this gem of a place. This was a one night stop over between Naples and Puglia for us and we would have stayed far longer if we had known what a delightful place it was. We were made to feel welcome and like honoured guests from the moment we arrived... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

I cannot recommend La Foresteria enough. We spent two nights and met a couple who were staying for 2 weeks. I could easily see staying that length of time. There is a lot of countryside to explore, hikes, small towns, etc. If you are looking for relaxation this is an idea location - the birds never stop singing during the... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2011

Greta spot that I wish I had more time to enjoy and explore. Nice large rooms/apartments. Great cooking. And awesome views.

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Penola, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

We were welcomed with freshly brewed coffee - our room (the double room of a family unit) was spacious, clean and airy with a covered verandah overlooking a very inviting pool and furthur overlooking a beautiful deep river valley. The setting was very peaceful and welcoming. We sat on the verandah and caught up on our corresondence. In the beautiful... More

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Address: c/da San leo, 11, 85018 Potenza, Italy
Location: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Potenza > Potenza
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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“Welcome to La Foresteria di San Leo”“La foresteria di San Leo” is a Lucanian stone farmhouse which was build from the restoration of a benedectine hermitage where are preserved the San Leone monastery’s remains dated back to the twelfth century. We would like to show you one of the best places of Basilicata where our family live and work from generation to generation…….Completely immerse into the green the Guestroom faces the Lucanian Dolomites ... more   less 
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