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Relais Histo'

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Sant'Andrea-Circummarpiccolo, 74100 Taranto, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 19 hotels in Taranto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Otranto, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A fantastic peaceful and luxerous resort close to attractive touristic places in Puglia. High service level, nice rooms, a unique location and accomodation. A top restaurant, Good wine card and what an environment... Friendly people. A minor point: check-in and check-out could be a bit more professional. Enjoy life!

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Kirkland, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night on a business trip to Taranto. I really wish it had been longer. Absolutely amazing hotel. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. No one at home could believe the pictures. I will go back with my wife for a romantic stay. My only complaint was the temperature. It was July in southern Italy so it was hot. The... More

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Montreal, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With my family we stayed at the Histo, the property is small but very nice with a touch of Luxury especially the Suite we had. My wife and I we both agreed that the staff working at the property is not 5 star beside a guy call Alessandro (professional and attentive to customers request). To our opinion a 5 star... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My husband, recent college grad and I stayed in this beautiful hotel on our last 2 nights in the Puglia region of Italy after 2 weeks at break neck speed. We needed to rest from our whirl wind tour and was hoping this would be the place. We left with a bad taste in our mouths and wondering why this... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Two couples spent three nights here after a walking tour of Puglia. The hotel is really a restored and modernized stone palace about ten miles from Taranto. The staff is friendly and helpful. Our room was stone and marble with sleek furniture and a wonderful waterfall shower. There are walking trails mapped for you. The breakfast is wonderful and best... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

The place is great but it no longer has the services of a 5 star hotel. We stayed for the second consecutive year, and we noticed a tremendous change! Negative! Discounted food at the restaurant of a typical trattoria. Poor service! (Where is Giancarlo?) Rooms are spacious and comfortable clean enough. Certainly will not be back because we paid a... More

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Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The somewhat bumpy roads in Puglia might not provide the most comfortable drive, but once the gates to Histo are opened, you enter a bubble of peace. Histo's coolly-designed, minimalist rooms and decor were by far the most stunning of the hotels/agriturismo I've been to in Italy. But it's the newly refurbished spa which provides the highlight of the stay.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Settled in front of the heavy industrial moments of the busy Taranto area on the horizon, Relais Histó has not the charm of the usual apulian masseria. So don't expect the picture book kitsch of the adriatic coast line. However, the beautifully restored hotel guarantees a feeling of post-nuclear serenity in midst the lavishly flowering poppy fields around springtime. The... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

While mucking about in Apulia,and around Taranto,we read about a hostilary that begged discovery. Our itinerary is based on spending 2 days minimum luxury in a 12- day cycle. So, on a lagoon six km outside Taranto,only 50 kmfrom Brindisi airport,sits this amazing former monastery,former 14th century masseria,built in the ruins of a Roman villa.. There is no lack of... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My Family had a 2 night stay in this hotel in July 2013. From first sight through reception to the room was a luxurious experience. Fantastic. The surrounding area is arid and best explored with the vicinity on horse back which we organised through the hotel. The rooms were superb elegant and first class. The spa was not open when... More

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Address: Via Sant'Andrea-Circummarpiccolo, 74100 Taranto, Italy
Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Taranto > Taranto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Relais Histo' 5*
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Also Known As:
Histo s. Pietro Sul Mar Piccolo Relais Culti Hotel Taranto

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Histo Relais Culti is a new luxury hotel which has been built by carefully restoring an abandoned medieval manor and farmhouse of great historical importance, also due to the presence of an ancient Roman aqueduct. People have lived here since ancient Roman times. The Basilica of SS Pietro and Andrea, which dates back to 1st century AD, has been very carefully restored as well, and today it is a wonderful frame where it is possible to organize meetings, special events. ... more   less 
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