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Hotel Ristorante Grotta Palazzese

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Narciso 59, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014
leanne1677 St. John's, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights. Rooms are small and worn down (air-condition broke down several times), but the sea view is great and the staff was friendly. Overall, the price is a rip-off considering what they offer; they simply live off the fact that they can control access to the Grotte Palazzese restaurant (that you really shouldn't miss when... More

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I tried to book a table per phone, and an arrogant person ask me to send an email. A few hours after sending my email, I've received a quick answer. I was shocked to read that they wanted my credit card number to confirm the booking, and that you need to order minimum three portion per person ! I travel... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Italy for a friends wedding wanted to spoil my husband and best friend for a beautiful meal. The location looked lovely and I had hoped it would be a sensational meal. Well it was certainly one to remember for all the wrong reasons. When we arrived they weren't even set up, the maître d was still putting his shirt... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The hotel is very nice, with ocean views and close proximity to a small beach. After just coming from Rome, the smaller, less busy area is refreshing. The hotel is close to the train station(within walking distance) and has several small cafés around it. The hotel provides everything that you need in the rooms. It has a hair dryer, all... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is an extraordinary place. Really the facility is just over in the sea. The restaurant is unbelievable. Food is great. Mainly fish. The sound of the sea is so strong that it might be difficult to carry a conversation though..... Great. Consider to go down a lot of stairs to get there. Absolutely great.. Do not miss it. It... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights with my husband as our friends were getting married in the town. The rooms are quite typical of many Italian hotels, old fashioned. Coloured miss matched tiles & furniture that could do with updating. We weren't in the room for any length of time so it did us for what we needed. If I were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My wife and I were looking for a charming place to get away to for a few days in March and came upon this place in the "100 Amazing Hotels" listing. The photos of the grotto bar, the grotto dining area, the rooftop deck were all stunning...unfortunately, they are all closed from September through April. The website doesn't mention this... More

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Holbrook, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Took my Wife and Mother-in-law here to Stay for a Week, read on trip advisor at the Time, was a "great Place". We Paid a lot of $$$ for this hotel that was really in Need of Updates! No Excuses! If you want to charge Top Dollar then u have to keep up with Updates!! The Room was Small and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This stunning restaurants location is like something from a James Bond set, we were blown away, the food although a bit pricey is worth it though you are paying for the setting, It is a perfect venue for a special occasion and we were only sorry that we couldn't return in the evening as we were staying an hour away.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Staying one night in this hotel is like experimenting a cruise while staying down to earth . On top of that we've enjoy a unforgettable view on the cavern crafted by the sea on the cliff The price of the restaurant are exaggerated but this is definitely the place to be if you've something very special to celebrate, we only... More

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Address: Via Narciso 59, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Bari > Polignano a Mare
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Ristorante Grotta Palazzese 4*
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