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Hotel Il Gabbiano

Via Luppa 24, 85041 Acquafredda, Maratea, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Acquafredda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Krakow, Poland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

as for the obvious positive sides the hotel is beautifully located, its private beach just exactly 5 stairs and 10 meters from the hotel lobby is great with all the facilities you could need.The restaurant has huge windows all around so it's not possible not to see the sea all the time. Food is really nice i think i could... More 

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Clifton Park, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This may have been our favorite lodging on our 15 day trip in SW Italy and Sicily in October, 2014. My wife and I would like to return and use it as a base to explore that region. We had a superior room which, although small, was adequate, clean and looked out on the Tyrhennian Sea, with a small balcony.... More 

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Naples, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed here for one night...just so wished it was for longer....driving down we stopped to capture the view and could spot the hotel...,..from the very moment we stepped foot into the hotel we felt comfortable...welcoming staff, well priced, well positioned, great pool, fantastic views, wonderful food...breakfast based on Italian standards and tastes it ticked our box....wish we could have... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We were taking a long trip in Italy and my husband booked a stay at this hotel for us to have a beach break, the setting is very good but the hotel is poor, it maybe because we stayed in mid september. We booked a "superior room" which was not, we are not fussy people but the food was awful,... More 

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Bari, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Il Gabbiano is set directly on the beach at Acquafredda near Maratea. As a lover of 5 star properties, and an ex-hotelier myself, I was left in awe of how well this property is run. Extremely clean, a Restaurant with the freshest food, and service that was difficult to fault. Truly a surprise and a place I can thoroughly recommend.... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

This place is like Amalfi - minus the tourists, the buses and the hustle and bustle! Once you have made your way here, either by train or along the precipitous mountain road, you are here to stay! Luckily the facilites at the Hotel, or further along the coast - grouped under the name of Maratea - make this none too... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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10 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Maratea is a hidden treasure of southern Italy, and thanks to that -unlike Amalfi- it is serene and undiscovered by the crowds. We enjoyed our calming stay in Hotel Gabbiano. Clean rooms with large balcony and view. You can ask for a cab before you arrive via e-mail, otherwise it is a little difficult to reach the hotel. Unlike other... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This is a lovely gem of a hotel. It is right on the beach front with bays either side of the hotel. It is down quite a long steep little road from the main road but perfectly useable. There is a car park at the hotel. I was welcomed very warmly by Luisa who speaks very good English. I was... More 

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Eindhoven, Netherlands
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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

The hotel is a bit difficult to reach (a small and steep road is finally bringing you to it) but once we'd found it Gabbiano appeared to be the best of our trip to Italy! We got a great seaview room (for a moderate price); and the seaview is really great here! Staff was friendly and fluent in English (and... More 

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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We spent two nights here after a nine day tour of southern Italy, moving on every day. It is a very pleasant hotel with friendly staff and in a beautiful position on a quiet bay with fantastic views. You can hear the sound of the sea from the bedrooms at the front. We arrived out of season and there were... More 

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