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Hotel Palazzo Papaleo

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Via Rondachi 1, 73028 Otranto, Italy
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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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Zürich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Me and my wife stayed one night while driving "the heel of Italy". The hotel is very well located within the city walls of Otranto. It only has 9 rooms so the service is very personal. The room was stunning, bed very comfortable, and location second to none. The shower in our room was a bit small and water pressure... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My visit with my wife to the Palazzo Papaleo in Otranto was one of the most outstanding hotel experiences I have every had. I don't "do" reviews of ratings, but I have to make an exception in this case. Over 6 days, including six back-to-back dinners in the private restaurant served up by Giuseppe, I have never been treated better... More 

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Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first time to Otranto and we could not have been more pleased. The location of the hotel is perfect, right in the middle of everything. The staff was just as good. We had a few requests and the staff went above and beyond with all of them. Although there are not many Americans in Puglia, the staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Otranto is a gem of a town. The Palazzo Papaleo is in a classy small building with a couple of terraces that offer delightful views. However, there is one room (and they have assured me it is only one!) that has no windows (unless tiny narrow slats near the ceiling could be called windows), which should be avoided at all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Papaleo is a boutique hotel perfectly located within the city walls of Otranto. This great location comes with a small inconvenient when trying to reach the hotel by car, my advice is to note down the number of the hotel and set your gps to via delle torri. Once there, drive to the end of via delle torri right before... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Maybe it was just because of the specific room we got, but we were awaken by the first guests who arrived to breakfast at like 7am. We could hear everything from our room! So the bad is a bad night's sleep. The good: breakfast, staff, service, location, views and rooms were great, and I particularly loved the decor of the... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Let the chef cook you a meal, it was one of the best we have had in Italy! Good location and ask to use the lift to the top floor if you need one. You will also need good directions and a porter to help you with your car/luggage on arrival.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very good hotel with a fantastic central location in Otranto. Perfect to explore the Salento during the day and enjoy a dinner in one of the many restaurants in lovely Otranto in the evening. Beautiful terrace overlooking the sea for breakfast in the morning. Not a luxury 5 start hotel but a very good 4 start plus hotel (and price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Located right next to the cathedral in the heart of the old city in an historic building with a wonderful rooftop restaurant. Very attentive and friendly staff. The really unique and special feature is a great cook in the restaurant that serves exclusively the hotel guests and consults individually with to come up with a meal designed to their specific... More 

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Horb am Neckar, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Especially nice is that you are inside the lively old city with its many restaurants, but only 50 m from the quay, where bathing in the crystall clear sea is best. It is a very, very relaxing place with many options what to do. Breakfast is on the roof-garden, with a perfect view of the sea. Deliciuos dishes in variations... More 

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