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Hotel Palazzo Papaleo

5.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   Via Rondachi 1, 73028 Otranto, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 36 hotels in Otranto
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I stayed at the Hotel Palazzo Papaleo for a 6-night stay in Otranto, Italy. Since I was traveling alone, I wanted a safe, relaxing place near the sea. My expectations were surpassed at the Hotel Palazzo Papaleo! This gorgeous, boutique hotel was once the summer home of the Papaleo family, renovated and opened in 2007. Located in the old town... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We had 4 delightful days at this charming little hotel in Otranto the perfect spot to stay and explore the 'heel' of Italy. Chef Antonio is a true talent and we ate his wonderful cooking for 3 of the 4 nights we stayed. The Front Desk staff gave us 5 Star customer service and were more than willing to answer... More

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We were welcomed very heartly and the whole staff is absolutely friendly and helpful. The hotel, an old, but stylish renovated palazzo is located within the city walls of old Otranto. Every morning we enjoyed a rich breakfast and an excellent service on the roof top. The view from the top is just magnifique. You partially overlook the old town... More

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Bernardsville, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

great staff, excellent help,responsive, well informed. Superb cuisine; Master Chef, Antonio Melieo,one of the best meals in italy. dont eat anywhere else except here. Highly recommend driving down the coast from thehotel

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London, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We had booked this via tripadvisor. We found a great deal with breakfast included at €101 for the both of us. The hotel is brilliantly located near the cathedral. We did have some difficulty in finding the hotel but that was probably more our incompetence of navigating. When we found the hotel, the staff asked where we had parked and... More

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Great location - right in the centre of Otranto. A charming little town to spend a couple of nights in. The staff here are excellent - helpful, friendly and charming. Rooms comfortable and building itself beautifully maintained. Breakfast and Dinner on roof garden - weather permitting. Highly recommended.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

A really charming hotel in the centre of Otranto. We got a great welcome despite arriving dusty from cycling, and found the staff charming and courteous We enjoyed the open air breakfast on the roof garden. Most of the rooms have access to a balcony or terrace for a quiet read or nap in the sun. We would recommend the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Lovely hotel, excellent service and great location in Otranto. The rooms are well sized and presented. This hotel is great value for money and also has spaces at a beach club near to Otranto which has a lovely beach. Dinner on the rooftop highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

At the doorsteps of the beautiful Cathedral. The hotel is an old converted palace. Nicely appointed, but has lost its charme.Great breakfast on the terrace! Overall a good stay with very helpfull reception.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Boutique hotel located in the historic center of Otranto. The hotel is an ancient palazzo which was completely renovated and transformed into a luxury boutique hotel. Small, only 10 rooms but very nice. the highlight is certainly the breakfast on the rooftop.

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Also Known As:
Boutique Hotel Palazzo Papaleo
Palazzo Papaleo Hotel
Address: Via Rondachi 1, 73028 Otranto, Italy
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Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Lecce > Otranto
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Otranto
#2 Luxury Hotel in Otranto
#5 Family Hotel in Otranto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Palazzo Papaleo 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Palazzo Papaleo, unique 5 stars luxury Hotel in Otranto; between the enchantment of the frescoed ceilings and the pristine beauty of the sea of Otranto, you will enjoy excellent services and an exclusive relax. Equipped with modern facilities and panoramic terraces on three floors with a 360 ° view over the city, Hotel Palazzo Papaleo offers his amazing roof garden with Jacuzzi, sunbathing and reading area. Breakfast is served in the lounge room on the first floor, in your bedroom or on the roof garden; the bar is in service on the main floor of the palace or on the terrace on the top floor, to enjoy an aperitif or a drink watching the sunset.Hotel Palazzo Papaleo,unico albergo 5 stelle di lusso di Otranto;tra l'incanto dei soffitti affrescati e l'incontaminata bellezza del mare di Otranto godrete di eccellenti servizi e di un esclusivo relax.Dotato di moderni confort e di terrazze panoramiche su tre piani con vista a 360° sulla città,l'Hotel Palazzo Papaleo offre lo spettacolare roof garden con vasca idromassaggio Jacuzzi,solarium e angolo lettura.La prima colazione viene servita nel salone al primo piano,in camera o nel roof garden;il bar è in servizio al piano nobile del palazzo o sulla terrazza dell'ultimo piano,per un aperitivo o un drink da consumare ammirando il tramonto. ... more   less 
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