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Hotel Palazzo Papaleo

5.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   Via Rondachi 1, 73028 Otranto, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 36 hotels in Otranto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This should be the no 1 place in Otranto. We stayed here for a couple of nights and while the rooms are not the biggest it has all the things a good hotel should have. It has position, great staff, a good bed, good wifi, and windows you can open. Also you will find a good sized bathroom with excellent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely old building in the historic centre beautifully restored with lots of antiques and a nice rooftop terrace with hot tub. But what makes it really special is the staff. All of them are really friendly and charming and nothing is too much trouble. For our 3 day stay they organised bike rental, guided bike ride, horse... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

With much charm and grace Dario reset routers etc and free wifi works well again. We had a very enjoyable time and would hope to visit again. Also the drive down to Castro with lunch there is a great add on to Otranto and that part of Puglia Ciao ciao Dario e Maurizio

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Meet and greet went well including getting car access to "centro historico" and hotel. Lovely public spaces and furniture make it more than just a hotel. Rooms have everything except the wifi can be woefully slow Great recommendation for dinner away from the touristic 3 language menus and got real verdura Antipasta and grilled meat

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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Via Rondachi 1, 73028 Otranto, Italy
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Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Lecce > Otranto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Palazzo Papaleo 5*
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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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