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Kings Residence Hotel

Via Piano Faracchio, 1 | Baia del Buondormire, 84064 Palinuro, Centola, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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168 reviews 168 reviews
31 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The hotel is a modern hotel which seems best suited for summer beach activities. It is located toward the periphery of the town and requires something of a walk to reach all but a few restaurants. The decor is contemporary and lacks the usually charm of hotels in southern Italy. However, the rooms were spacious and there was a nice... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 via mobile

We had a terrible experience ! We attended a wedding at the hotel, which was fantastic ! Our hotel room was not in main building and it was very very old and in bad need of renovation ! No hot water , when we reported this we were told tune water on for 10 minutes and then hot water will... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We stayed as a group of 5, 4 adults and 1 child and we split the rooms as a Junior suite and one of the cottage rooms that sleeps 3, the Junior suite (room 206) was excellent apart from the air conditioning unit which was really ineffective at doing its job, the cottage room was not good though and was... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

I share a lot of what has been written in the reviews and also recognise the shortcomings of this place. However, the view and the location are so stunning that you tend to forget of a lot of other things that could be improved. That is why I put 4 stars. Firstly, make sure you speak to Luisa of the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

This is a lovely hotel, which has lots of individual rooms. A steep path leads down to beach and a nice pool at the hotel. The room was basic, but with charm, a lovely balcony and fantastic sea view we were in the Marinelli area. The food was good. Staff very helpful especially accomodating when due to a flight being... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The king's hotel is a great hotel along the Cilento Coast. I cannot commend them enough from the moment we arrived at check-in all the way through our stay on departure. The genuine warmth and friendliness which was shown,  The food was delicious as was the room overlooking the sea.The hotel is just beautiful. The rooms are oversized, and well... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Our trip begun from Rome where we stayed our first night. Then we took train to Palinuro which was easy travelling with a moderate price (90 euro + 20 euro for taxi, almost 400km trip). We had not much information about the hotel, but it exceeded our expectations. The hotel probably have seen its best days, since it felt like... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

After 22 years I decided to return to Palinuro were I have spent all my summer holidays as a kid. I remembered that, in the beginning of the 80's, King's Residence was the most luxurious and expensive hotel then. We arrived at the reception and a very friendly employee, Luisa, told us that they had upgrated us. On internet, we... More 

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

I agree with the other comments, in that the setting is amazing, the views are spectacular and the pool is nice. We liked the fact that part of the pool was shallow enough for the kids to paddle about in and the other part was deep enough for them to swim and dive (and us). But no poolside service or... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

The only good part at this place is the things which are not made by humans. The nature scene and t he lagoon are great. The rest - horrible. 1. Rooms:  I got the "double prestige room" . It was small, with an old metal bad, cheep tiles on the floor, ugly coloured walls, black and white 14 inch TV-... More 

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