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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oxford
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Suffolk
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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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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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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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Lancashire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Jerusalem
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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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Saint John, Canada
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23 helpful votes 23 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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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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Devizes
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

We spent four nights here and it is wonderful. Mine hosts are friendly the views are stunning and the food Typical Italian you can even cook some yourself . The pools a bit chilly but its always sunny There are numerous places of interest close by but the best thing is the hospitality its 6star

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2011

We stayed here for one night on our way down to Puglia. Peppino welcomed us with a drink and some homemade cake. We were later arriving than we anticipated due to roadworks but this was not a problem, everyone was so friendly.. Our room was immaculate with a view over the hills and the silence was amazing. Our evening meal... More

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Additional Information about La Foresteria di San Leo

Address: c/da San leo, 11, 85018 Potenza, Italy
Location: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Potenza > Potenza
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 10 hotels in Potenza
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
“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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