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Hotel Palazzo Papaleo

5.0 of 5 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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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78 reviews 78 reviews
24 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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29 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

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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22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

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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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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