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Hotel la Bussola

Lungomare dei Cavalieri di San Giovanni di Gerusalemme, 16, 84011 Amalfi, Italy
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Ranked #25 of 30 Hotels in Amalfi
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  • Location
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  • Cleanliness
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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Reception/ staff They were friendly and helpful with our questions Food and drinks We had breakfast and dinner The breakfast is contiental. Coffee and espresso etc is served too. It's simple and decent. We had dinner vouchers and could only choose from a set menu.The food wasn't that special. The resturant has a nice sea view. The chairs and decor... More 

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Lincoln Park, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Becky from Viaggi Italiani booked our wonderful trip and she told us this was her favorite place to stay in Amalfi. We understood from the start. The owner of the hotel showed us to our rooms. The free breakfast was nice and we were so close to everything in town that we could walk. Near boats and ferries that took... More 

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Stuart, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is clean, quaint, perched at the edge of a cliff, overlooking the harbor and beach. It is perfect location for hopping the boat to Capri, Ana Capri and Positano. The family run hotel has English speaking front desk, if not perfectly, but able to understand. It is older, as is the city, but well run. If you are... More 

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Attard, Malta
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only thing that I will remember as positive about this hotel is that it has a parking. The place is old, that's all. If an investor or a main hotel brand would invest and rebuild the place, it could be a gem once again.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 2 nights and felt happy about the experience. A family of 4 (2 adult children sharing other room), we had rooms on separate floors which wasn't the hotels fault (it was down to the Expedia bkg process). Both rooms were fine but for an uninterrupted view the 3rd floor is better as its above the tree line that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the stay. First hotel where service comes with a smile. Room was big and comfortable. Breakfast was like any other but you have to boil your own eggs and to have it fried extra €2 Well situated and walking distance 5min from town

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I m surprised by the recent negative comments about this hotel. We found this to be a very pleasant hotel. Our room was clean with a very large bathroom and excellent shower. It was a superior room so perhaps they have been upgraded in comparison to the rooms described by other reviewers. We had an excellent balcony with a view... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have traveled trough Italy we stopped in Rapallo beautiful hotel we stopped in Assisi beautiful hotel finally we arrived in Amalfi for our last 8 days of holiday and the disappointment started. La bussola is rated as a 4 stars hotel in my oppinion it only qualified for 1 star. Old hotel the rooms avarage and so the bathroom,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is close to the docks which is nice, but a little away from the rest of the restaurants and shops (just a short walk away, though). The interior was a little dated. Shower did not drain very well. Wi-fi was free, but spotty and unreliable. Not the friendliest of front desks we've dealt with. Overall, the hotel was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel based on the tripadvisor reviews . the location was very good with good view of the coast , unfortunately everithingh else in this hotel was very disappointing . the breakfast was very poor , limited and the quality of the offering was very poor , the room was dated and everything was told , on the... More 

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