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Hotel la Bussola

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lungomare dei Cavalieri di San Giovanni di Gerusalemme, 16, 84011 Amalfi, Italy
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gaeta, Lazio, Italy
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clean rooms, perfect location ,easy to find all you need ( bus station,ferries ,restaurants,beaches....) breakfast excellent ! And than the staff......so friendly,kind and always available to solve all your problems!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Would go back to Amalfi any day. Beautiful town and La Bussola is in the perfect location. It has its own private beach for guests. Food was good, but have had better (eg. NH La Spezia). Preferred Amalfi to Cinque Terra.

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let's start with the positives. This was our return trip to Amalfi and a second stay at La Bussola Hotel. We stayed there with some of our Italian family members 12 years ago. I must stay it is still a solid hotel. Clean rooms and great location. The breakfast was very good, fresh, clean and organized--and the staff in the... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights in July. Hotel was easy to find (the SITA bus stops around 50 metres from the hotel). Located in the harbour area very close to beaches (literally on the other side of the road). Room was basic but clean and comfy. Breakfast was basic too but enough to fill you up. My only minor grumble(s)... More

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San Diego, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm really surprised by some of the negative reviews for this hotel. I thought it was a great hotel. The location was perfect. It was very close to the bus stop and less than a 5 minute walk to the main part of town. It's right on the water, and we had a very nice view of the sea from... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location is the must of this hotel. Situated at the "beach" and the road connecting to all other Amalfi Coast villages. Bus, boat, taxi-van transportation are available. Car parking is available, but for those who want to enjoy the Amalfi Coast definitely recommend to use public transportation. Hotel has an antique Bussola at the reception, since they consider it was... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this charming hotel for two nights in July 2014. The hotel is an oasis in the midst of a very busy tourist hub and perfectly located. I was offered a sea facing room with no air conditioner instead of the room I had booked which had a partial view with air on. A fan was provided without... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Great life action and service, breakfast options amazing but try and avoid prepaying for their evening meal. We got 2 nights of vegetables that must have been precooked hours earlier and there are better options in the town centre. Otherwise it was great.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Australian couple visiting Amalfi for the first time - this hotel was a delight. Wonderful sea views, staff were friendly and courteous and helpful. Owner dined each night in the restaurant with her family - and the staff obviously enjoyed working in the hotel. Dinners were surprising - lots of choice and very tasty. Thanks for the memories:-)

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Very puzzled by some of the reviews of this hotel. Yes the double bed was two singles pushed together (the norm in Europe) but this was no problem. Certainly no "old Italian men" talking loudly outside at 5am. As for the "sewage issue" - no idea what that reviewer was talking about. We just got back from staying 8 nights... More

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Address: Lungomare dei Cavalieri di San Giovanni di Gerusalemme, 16, 84011 Amalfi, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Amalfi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel la Bussola 4*
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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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Rooms with balcony front sea view, air conditioning, parking, good restaurant, Meeting Rooms, American bar, lifts, roof-garden solarium. Well-positioned, in centre of Amalfi, on the Promenade, along the sea. In a quiet, panoramic location, few yards from the Cathedral Square, and the harbour from where every morning several steamers leave to Positano, Capri, Naples and Salerno. Open all year round. ... more   less 
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