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Hotel Akropolis

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3, Vico Io Seminario, 74100 Taranto, Italy
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Ranked #8 of 15 Hotels in Taranto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
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47 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Not the easiest to find on my way in using the GPS - a much easier way I discovered the next morning while walking around. The hotel is situated in the old section of town but is exceptionally well maintained and in good condition. The room was smallish but very comfortable and very clean. Air and heat worked fine and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We recently stayed in the Hotel Akropolis one night and wish we had stayed longer! It is located in the oldest part of Taranto that was an important port of Magna Grecia. The owner of the hotel was very friendly and knowledgeable and gave us a tour of the layers of history that were uncovered during the hotel’s restoration. Many... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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73 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stumbled upon this hotel relatively late in the evening and we hoped they had room as we had no reservations. The staff member who helped us (a young woman whose name escapes me) was incredibly helpful and welcoming. She helped us park our car, which was no easy feat in the historic centre of Taranto. The next day, she... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Taranto is a very nice town with a nice old centre in need of restoration. The Hotel is an exception as it is nicely restored, with perfectly equipped rooms with all amenities and top security.It is an old Palazzo and while excavating the two story cellar old remains of the greek and roman times have been found. The hotel has... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We've stayed only one night, but should have been more. The staff is extra friendly, the restaurant on top is delightful and very tasty. The view from the bar is real a 360, both the "small" and "big" seas are there, just an armlength from the Cathedral's dome. Wonderful with a cocktail :-) It has a very nice restaurant in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We were a bit worried as we arrived in Taranto as all the buildings were very run down and old. When we found the hotel we were happily surpised. It was a beautiful small hotel with only a few rooms. Across the bridge is new Taranto which is very nice and the old part does have some charm with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

This hotel is a wonderful oasis in the "old historic area" of Taranto. The hotel has been supberbly restored and you have a sense of the ancient origins that lie beneath the modern touches. All the rooms are beautifully decorated and very clean. We had a glorious dinner in the open air restaurant and all the courses were absolutely delicious.... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

It is a shame to write a negative review of this hotel, just because the people were so nice to us! But, it is what it is. First of all, if you are a woman traveling alone, this is not a place for you. The area is not good, full of unoccupied buildings and during our walk to the nearest... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2008

This is a fantastic little find. Dont be put off by the dim lane and unimpressive entry. This hotel was a highlight - beautifully clean with a divine fifth floor rooftop open retaurant overlooking all of Taranto and a cocktail bar as well to watch the sunset. Walk down the winding back lanes to get to the city (10 minutes).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2007

This is a great hotel - really friendly people, lovely decoration, nice atmosphere. The problem raised by other reviewers is a genuine problem, however - we decided to walk to a restaurant in the evening, and the streets around it are either choked with traffic or dingy and dirty, depending on which way you go. Having said that, there is... More 

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Address: 3, Vico Io Seminario, 74100 Taranto, Italy
Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Taranto > Taranto
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Akropolis 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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