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Hotel Smeraldo

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via G. Capriglione N.133, 84010 Praiano, Italy
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Ranked #10 of 20 hotels in Praiano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bucharest, Romania
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel ,with elegant,traditional, sea view rooms,perfect for a honeymoon ,or just for holiday. Maybe the most beautiful view ,I have ever seen from a hotel terrace and so was the restaurant. Nice,gentle stuff,in fact a family which made us feel comfortable during our stay.Very clean rooms ,good breakfast and good restaurant ,maybe a little bit expensive. I didn`t like... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two weeks ago my family and I stayed in this hotel for four nights, and I tried to reread the reviews on this hotel to make sure that the reviews are for the same one, without a doubt each one has a different perspective on how one sees/evaluates things, however there are certain facts that should be told to others... More

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Mission Viejo, CA
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent five days in Hotel Smeraldo and would highly recommend it. We didn't want to stay in a crowded tourist town and this hotel is brilliantly located in Priano, south of Positano. They have a fabulous view of the coast on their large terrace. Our room had a balcony with a lovely view, too. Their restaurant La Dolce Vista... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I regret that we didn't discover this lovely, quaint hotel with a fabulous view of the Amalfi Coast until the day before we left Praiano. We had lunch and dinner there, the two best meals we had anywhere in Praiano. The family owners were so cordial, and provided very good service. The daughter of the owner graciously showed us a... More

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Oslo, Norway
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I came here with my family on our first day in Praiano, and what a start they gave us at the restaurant of Hotel Smeraldo! We got a table with a fantastic view of the sea, the service was quick and very friendly, and the food was delicious. Just go there and try it out!

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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

After 450 steps down and back to the beach, this hotel was a welcome find. Terrace restaurant all to ourselves for an early dinner of the delicious local grilled fish and white wine. Friendly host provided great service. Views with sun setting behind Position breathtaking, We were staying somewhere else so just commenting on the restaurant

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East Hampton
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87 reviews 87 reviews
25 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We stumbled on this place after checking in at some of the local big name places, like San Pietro and the likes and were shocked by the prices, and we're not bargain shoppers, but on principle looked further afield and found this gem. Mostly Italians and European guests. A unique spot, upon the bluffs overlooking the Amalfi coast and Portofino.... More

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Florianópolis, SC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Family-run hotel, with very friendly and attentive service. Well located in Praiano, which was a good choice of stay for visiting the whole Amalfi Coast. Parking is available, which is crucial in this region. Breakfast with good variety and tasty on the terrace with lovely views. Wi-fi only in lobby.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

The breathtaking view of the Costa Amafitana and the intimate atmosphere of the Hotel Smeraldo, create the perfect ambiance for a unique experience. It's run by a family that welcomes you with all the affection and show guests a very special characteristic of the people of this region, the hospitality. The dinner is a chapter apart. Seafood, fish and pasta... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This hotel has got the best view in Praiano and this is what Amalfi is all about anyway. Family run, honest hotel...friendly owners and view of the room is amazing. It see amazing Positano and large balcony which you could get a bottle of local wine from the bar for €12 (amazing wine btw) and spend the entire night in... More

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Address: Via G. Capriglione N.133, 84010 Praiano, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Praiano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Smeraldo 3*
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Hotel Smeraldo is a pearl in the hearth of Amalfi Drive. The hotel opened in 1957 in Praiano, at the time, an old fishing village. From its panoramic terraces, in addition to gazing upon the splendour of Li Galli islands, guests can also admire the enchanting view of Positano as well as captivating Capri with its Faraglioni.All rooms overlook the sea and are served by a lift and have private bathroom, heating and air-conditioning system, telephone, TV and terrace.The Hotel also has a parking lot with an automatic gate, where you can safely park your car. An excellent restaurant, specializing in local dishes, overlooks the bay of Positano and Capri.The garden, lobby, bar lounge, and staircase to the beach are all enjoyable and convenient attributes of the Hotel.But it is the warmth and kindness of the owners that make this the perfect vacation spot both during the relaxing winter season as well as the lively summer season. ... more   less 
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