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Residenza Ducale

Castello di Bovino, 71023 Bovino, Italy
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a massive bedroom and had a chance to see some of the other rooms that were just as big, individually decorated keeping the character of the building. The breakfast was Italian style with plenty to chose from. There is no reception at night but with our keys we were free to come and go as we pleased. Michele... More 

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69 reviews 69 reviews
40 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

One of our favourite stopovers during a 1,500 mile cycling trip of Italy, even if it did involve a 5 mile climb to its spectacular hilltop location.A beautiful apartment in an atmospheric medieval castle, a real experience.We loved the tunnel and gateway down into the town, felt as if we were in some historical drama.Stunning views and a picturesque village,... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

as a "Bovinese" I have stayed at this wonderful B&B on many occaions. Out of all the B&B's in Bovino, of which I believe there are 12 with 2 more in the planning, this is the one I prefer for its tranquillity, serenity and panoramic views. The lads that manage the business are very helpful and nothing is to much... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

in the heart of subappennino dauno....an historical place quite and cool. to recommend ! reasonable price and wonderful sightseeing !! very green and nice food in bovino , especially meat.love it. we will come back !!!

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96 reviews 96 reviews
16 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I stayed at this spectacular medieval castle in March 2012 for a business meeting in the town of Bovino. Firstly, if you are in the area you will not find a more authentic and unspoilt Italian hilltop village and community. It’s crying out to be a film set. The castle provided three bedrooms at the time I visited, but I... More 

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

You aren't really staying in a castle in the sense one would hope. There are a few rooms blocked off from the rest of the building and you could be staying anywhere. Actually, anywhere might be better since there is no one actually there most of time and it's a lot like having a freestanding apartment with no service. They... More 

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sonoma, california
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18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

First, Bovino is way off the beaten track. This is small town Italy, so if this is what you are looking for, you can find it in Bovino. If you come by way of Accadia, it will be a long, winding drive through the hills. And I do mean "long." Bovino has about three restaurants and, as tourists, you will... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Bovino is off the main road tucked away up in the hills but it is certainly worth the effort, especially if you have your own vehicle. We chose Residenza Ducale because it is set within a Norman Castle and it certainly didn't disappoint. The rooms were spacious with all mod cons, quality fittings and great views. The only negative with... More 

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Paternoster, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

We came across this little village by pure fluke. The rooms are beautifully designed with every comfort thought of for the weary traveller. The hotel owners were incredibly helpful and friendly but be warned, they speak no English in this beautiful part of the world. With some patience, the universal sign language and a little help of google translate it... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

This place was a great surprise. We came to do some family research and since this is one of two places (the other is great too) to stay we had little choice. The rooms are comfortable, clean and well designed. There are only great views when you're on the hill. The people running the Residenza are very good people. We... More 

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