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La Vecchia Fonte Hotel

#1 of 16 Hotels in Palau
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Via Fonte Vecchia 48 | direzione Porto Turistico, 07020 Palau, Sardinia, Italy
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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80 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This really is a lovely hotel. We stayed here last night. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They have an underground car park too, which is great for rental cars. The concierge was very helpful and booked us a taxi and table in a lovely restaurant. He then pointed us in the right direction for booking the ferry to... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay here, our room was at the front of the hotel but we didn't experience any of the noise problems mentioned in other reviews. The hotel is typically Italian, staff very helpful, room spotlessly clean. I would certainly stay here again

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights in the middle of our trip. Lovely place! The bathroom, and especially the shower, was excellent. The room was lovely and spacious and nicely decorated. The bed was comfortable. There were no annoying LED lights to be found all over the room after dark - what a treat. And for once in Italy the... More 

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Copperopolis, California, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Loved the room, and loved Alessandro at the front desk. Extremely pleasant and helpful. But the other guy, with the bald head seems a bit annoyed. Just don't try to speak Italian to him and you'll be fine. He's condescending and not that pleasant. He always scrunched up his face saying, "I can't understand you." But everywhere else I went... More 

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Thank Pamela M
Sardinia_4_ever, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Vecchia Fonte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Pamela, we thank you for the review. We really don't understand who is the guy you refer to because our staff can speak English very well and all of them are always very kind and helpful, as mentioned by other guests who suggest our Hotel to Tripadvisor's Travellers. In order to clarify and better understand the reasons of... More 

London
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This hotel is a lovely B&B located right on the port. After moving from my originally booked hotel, this hotel was like a palace! Ok maybe not but a very good value, clean, stylish and quaint B&B. Special thanks goes to their amazing staff, especially Anja who accommodated my last minute reservation and made me feel very welcome. The room... More 

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Naples, Italy
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122 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great hotel right next to the harbor in Palau. Out the front door it is just a short walk to the ferry terminal and the downtown area. Room was comfortable and all the staff was friendly. The breakfast was standard for an European continental breakfast. Directly outside the hotel is where the local market sets up. We didn't hear any... More 

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Sardinia_4_ever, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Vecchia Fonte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, many thanks for your kind review. We are very glad you appreciated your stay in our hotel. Waiting forward to welcoming you again, our kindest regards. More 

Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We booked Hotel Vecchia Fonte after reading guests ratings, and then had serious doubts. We worried that Palau was a small town but not a quaint old Sardinian town, by a car park, busy port with ferry boats, but all of our worries were unfounded. Palau is easy to get to from Olbia airport, the hotel very easy to find.... More 

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Sardinia_4_ever, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Vecchia Fonte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, many thanks for your lovely review on behalf of our Staff and the suggestions to travellers that could chose Palau for the next holidays. Kindest regards. More 

Santa Cruz, California
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211 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We felt welcomed and part of the family, thanks to the wonderful man at the front desk, J.J.! The room was excellent [good size]and the breakfast was great! This is a find in an otherwise very touristy area. The hotel is just opposite the sea and behind it we were able to hear the church band. Our medical service dog... More 

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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

A superb hotel. Hospitality at its best. Stayed with friends for a celebration and they could not do enough for us. Location on the harbor so we could explore Palau at our leisure. Family or single plenty for everyone. Hoping to get back again soon.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We were recommended by an Italian friend who usually stays there and we were very satisfied with our stay! The location is the best in Palau. Walking distance to everything! The staff went out of their way to help us! Huge room with a huge comfortable and modern bed!

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Sardinia_4_ever, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at La Vecchia Fonte Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We truly thank you for your lovely review. We remain at your complete disposal for your next trip in Sardinia. Kindest regards More 

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