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La Vecchia Fonte Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Fonte Vecchia 48 | direzione Porto Turistico, 07020 Palau, Sardinia, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Palau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
IngridandOla Oslo, Norway
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over all a nice experience as the hotel is very charming, located close to the harbour and the restaurants. It has a friendly atmosphere. We initially booked one of the suites, but as it was facing towards the parking lot and LOUD music was playing from the bar beside the hotel between 07.30 and 02.00 we asked to get another... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Just stayed their last night. Reasonably sized, clean rooms...although the beds were rather hard. Location is great...the night we were there, there was a market happening, and the next morning was even a bigger market. Breakfast was good too. If you want a comfortable, well located, hotel, (I mean, it's not the Ritz) you probably can't go wrong here.

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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a 4 star hotel fitted out in a traditional/old fashioned way Perhaps it may look like a 3 star but the attentiveness, service, cleanliness and professionality is beyond any 4 star I've ever been in Great buffet breakfast btw!

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Bucharest, Romania
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stayed at this hotel 7 nights and everything was wonderful. Is a small, coquette and very clean hotel with friendly stuff. The rooms are very clean and well decorated. It has a terrace bar with a nice view at the port and sometimes they have karaoke. The breakfast is just you need to start a nice vacation day on... More

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Oslo, Norway
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We loved this hotel. The rooms are large, clean and comfortable. We had a small balcony on the back. The hotel served a good breakfast, it is located in the middle of the village, just by the port an all restaurants and stores. There are several nice beaches a few minutes’ drive away. I do not know if this is... More

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

We spent 6 days in La Vecchia Fonte and wished we could stay longer! The hotel is located perfectly: very close to the seafront with at least 2 nice beaches walking distance away. The room was clean, stylish and spacious, and we had an awesome balcony overlooking the marina. There are basic amenities, including a small cattle and variety of... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My partner and I have just returned from a weeks stay at La Vecchia Fonte in Palau. We only have good things to say about it. Our room was a good size, it was cleaned everyday, bed made, towels changed. Ours backed onto the back of the Hotel, I would recommend staying at the back as opposed to the front... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The hotel is located close to the harbor overlooking the harbor. There is a fine service, and the location is close to the ferry to Madelena. But the room balconies are micro in the regular classic rooms. Moreover, one can not eat breakfast outside - a shame, because there is a beautiful view. And finally, I missed a swimming pool.... More

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Very nice and classy hotel right on the harbour. Rooms are spacious and nicely furnished. Service is very good and we got great advice concerning what to do and where to go best. The breakfast buffet was great. Would definitely got there again, strongly recommended!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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39 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Palau is a good starting point to explore the Costa Esmeralda. La Madalenna Island is nearby, interesting little town, beaches some kilometers away, not as expensive as Porto Cervo, and more typical of Sardegna. The hotel has comfortable rooms, well prepared for those who go to the beaches. Welcoming, friendly and very professional staff. Good breakfast. Very well situated. Lacks... More

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Address: Via Fonte Vecchia 48 | direzione Porto Turistico, 07020 Palau, Sardinia, Italy
Location: Italy > Sardinia > Province of Olbia-Tempio > Palau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — La Vecchia Fonte Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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La Vecchia Fonte Hotel Palau, Sardinia

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