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Hotel Ancora

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Cristoforo Colombo 36, 84017 Positano, Italy
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Ranked #26 of 41 hotels in Positano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014
Katherine W New York Mills, New York
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York Mills, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed here in June. Upon our arrival, we had a warm welcome from the receptionist: we looked like people family! The hotel is a little gem, no pool, but not so necessary because Positano has a really great beach! Our room (category classic) was lovely, overlooking the sea, with sun beds and impeccable cleanliness.. The front desk staff suggested... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Fantastic location & just a short walk from all the restaurants & shops. Staff were really friendly & helpful. Parking on site. Nice breakfast - delicious fresh fruit salad. Good AC & shower but the hair dryer was rubbish & took ages to dry my hair - I know this is a first world problem but I was wasting valuable... More

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novato, CA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I chose this hotel based upon the mostly excellent reviews on tripadvisor along with the sharing of facilities that it touts with it's sister hotel, covo dei saraceni. I contacted the hotel a number of times by email before arriving asking (i) was a suite available (No), and (ii) noting it was our anniversary so it would be a special... More

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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

best views in positano, easy to get to. great value, breakfast was nice. staff were nice there was no issue with noise as its above the stairs and not close to any bars. only issue is its a 10 minute walk to da vincenzo, but rest of the restaurants are close by. Air con was really good, internet fast. would... More

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Right next door to Le Sireneuse at a fraction of the price. The staff (especially Eleonora and Vittiolo) were tremendous to us. L'Ancora is a boutique hotel with EXCEPTIONAL views. The breakfast patio is a lovely way to start your day with a large selection of continental breakfast items. The hotel is in the heart of Positano....all just a short... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great hotel! Family suite was perfect! No pool or restaurant but was no concern for us. Walking distance to everything ... Beach, shopping and restaurants! Views were simply amazing! Staff was helpful! If you are going I would recommend this simple yet wonderful hotel!

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We got placed here for a night after our hotel lost our reservation. THIS hotel saved the day! The room was beautiful with a picture perfect view from balcony. Was not disappointed to hotel hop for one night. We could have stayed here the entire trip and been very happy! All, in all, we were able to experience 2 amazing... More

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Overall, this was a great hotel. We loved our room (suite) and had the most amazing view. It was ultimate romance! The ladies on the front desk were so helpful and organised so much for us. We had a problem with the sink when we arrived and our jacuzzi broke too, but they immediately got someone out to fix it.... More

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Santa Monica, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

From top to bottom, an exquisite experience. We had two rooms; a room with a balcony ocean view for our kids and a junior suite ocean view for us. The views are so beautiful it's surreal but the rooms were even more so! Comfortable, luxurious bedding; amazing bathrooms with the most comprehensive and generous set of toiletries I have ever... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

If you're going to Positano, don't bother staying at le Sirenuse as l'Ancora's junior suite is cheaper than a basic room there and the suite offers you Panoramic views of the gorgeous Positano from the balcony, oh and also there's a jacuzzi too. Recommend having breakfast on the balcony every morning and limoncello in the hot tub every night 😉

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Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo 36, 84017 Positano, Italy
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Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Positano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Ancora 4*
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