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Residence La Dolce Vita

Via Fornillo 31, 84017 Positano, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This was the most expensive hotel of our trip and also the most unprofessional service. We were originally supposed to be put in the main building (located very close to the beach) with access to WIFI. When we arrived, they put us in a room about 100 steps up from the main building with no access to Internet and ants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Trying to make sense of the discrepancies in the reviews before we came, I was perplexed. After my experience, I can make sense of it. The first night we were put in a bottom room, despite having clearly booked a top room with balcony. The first room was awful. It smelt of damp due to the building being old. When... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Where to begin? Location in Fornillo is lovely and wonderful view without the docking of the ferry boats every 15 minutes at the main beach. Nice restaurants. One of the closest hotels to the beach and a little walk or free ferry to the main beach with shopping and more eating. The free ferry makes it extra charming. Ferdinando's Eggplant... More 

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Brunz Headz, N.S.W.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stayed here with my grown son in October for 4 nights in a twin room. View was magnificent from our room. Beds comfortable, room nicely appointed but not over done. Good bathroom, breakfast was good with a cappuccino each morning. Loved the fact that it is situated in Fornillo which is just around the point from the main beach. Hang... More 

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Compton Dundon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Pros: Clean rooms, lovely sea views Cons: Unbelievably bad access (though this is Positano not the hotels fault but DO YOUR RESEARCH! 300 steps to the beach sounds like nothing when you read it on your ipad from the comfort of your sofa) There are many better positioned hotels - Savoia, Pupetto etc Hosts are cold and abrupt. May have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We have only just returned to London and miss it already. Maryse, la dolce vita, our massive room, the stunning views, the ferdinando cafe and its people, fornillo beech and positano!! not so much the steps but that's positano and with 100 steps only from dolce vita that's nothing compare to most locations.It's not 5 star but that's not the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

What a wonderful stay. Joining friends for a wedding in Postiano this late summer season on the beach in front of La Dolce Vita was beyond expectation. Maryse our host made us feel so wonderfully welcome. The sunrise and sunset views over the Amalfi coast bay bobbing boats with boats will forever be etched in my mind. 5* pillows and... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Maryse gave us an absolutely beautiful room with balcony so we had the most amazing view of the beach and beautiful coastline. We had breakfast on the balcony of the breakfast room in the mornings (come of the best croissants we've ever had!) and it was all just lovely. She also helped us book a car back to Naples airport... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We had fantastic stay at La dolce vita. Maryse communicated with us ahead of our stay and organised a driver to collect us from the airport. Our flight was delayed and we didn't get into Naples till 11pm. This was no problem at all for her and Vincenzo met us at the top of the stairs to show us down... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

What a wonderful stay! This B&B is located near the Fornillo beach which was fantastic and only a short walk to town. Just be prepared for stairs. The room was spacious and we were lucky enough to have a terrace. The owners are lovely and very helpful! I would call ahead to let them know when you are arriving. The... More 

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Address: Via Fornillo 31, 84017 Positano, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Positano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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