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Hotel Palazzo Papaleo

5.0 of 5 Via Rondachi 1, 73028 Otranto, Italy
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Next to the Cathedral in the old centre of the beautiful city of Otranto, this hotel is just perfect. Rooms are very confortable with all amenities you expect to find in a five stars hotel. What was really superb was the breakfast, cakes and quiches just cooked in the premises (could you believe!?) by Lori and Mirella who were looking... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

great place to stay in Otranto - staff were very helpful, room clean and well maintained - had a mezzanine floor with sofa and large bathroom. Rooftop terrace great for breakfast and also an afternoon relax with a glass of wine

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at Palazzo Papaleo and enjoyed it very much. It is located just next to the Cathedral inside the walls of Otranto, a very quiet place with a lot of history. We got the large family suite which has one large room with a firm king-sized bed and a smaller room with two twin beds (even though... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I love this hotel! Location is just perfect, right in town next to the cathedral. We had a room with a balcony that looked right out to the sea and hung over an intersection of shopping streets. As we had been in the countryside for 2 weeks prior I enjoyed the noise of the town but if you want peace... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I think this was my favourite Hotel of our journey. It is in the heart of the old town in a converted house with all mod cons. The breakfast on the rooftop courtyard was outstanding and beautiful views made it even better. The staff are of the highest quality and very friendly. The shared bar and lounge areas are delightful... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Enjoyed staying in the heart of Otranto -- imagine being back in a 1950's family friendly boardwalk area with lots of restaurants, a beach, as well as history to see. BEWARE of getting to hotel -- it is not easy! Hotel is in the traffic limited zone. When we got there could not reach the car park recommended by the... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The main reason for choosing Palazzo Papaleo is the location; in the hearth of Otranto, so, in the hearth of the best town by the sea in Salento! (Just to give you an idea....the Basilica is so close that you feel "upset" by it!). The second is the quality of the structure; an old palace restored at perfection, very very... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

terrific location. excellent service. called to warn me about traffic, met me in my car outside the city, parked it in the lot. walked us to our first restaurant to make sure we were sorted. highly recommend. only reason it isn't 5 stars is that the room decor is somewhat dated.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A beautiful boutique hotel in a fantastic location right next to the Duomo. Exquisite historical furnishings and antiques and we were upgraded on arrival to a magnificent room which was a lovely surprise. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, breakfast on the roof was lovely, great wifi. Really restful stay Would recommend it to everyone

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Tulsa, OK
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We usually prefer B&B's to hotels, but this small boutique hotel was the exception. The friendliness of the staff, their attention to detail, their desire to go beyond what is expected made our visit wonderful. Our room was small, but was booked at a very reasonable rate. There are larger rooms for higher rates. Wonderful Etro bathroom amenities. We loved... More 

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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*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Boutique Hotel Palazzo Papaleo
Palazzo Papaleo Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Otranto
#3 Romantic Hotel in Otranto
#6 Family Hotel in Otranto

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