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Il Sentiero

Via Vesuvio, 69 | Piano delle Ginestre, 80056 Ercolano, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Ercolano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013
Wilsons04 Guildford, United Kingdom
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

Our family of four (two eight year olds) stayed here for four nights in late October. The hotel is small, modern and very clean and well run, and sits on the outskirts of Ercolano, literally on the slopes of Vesuvius, with panoramic views of the bay of Naples. There is a walking trail behind the hotel which leads up into... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We stayed here in order to visit the ruins at Herculaneum.. This is only a 10 minute downhill drive away and yet out in the peaceful countryside on the slopes of Vesuvius. Very helpful hosts and modern comfortable room on the second floorwith airconditioner and bathroom (no elevator). The hotel has its own large area of ground to explore but... More

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Bransgore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Managed to end up here after other booking for hotel nr airport fell through. This is a splendid location with really friendly proprietors, there is a fabulous view over the bay, with a heady scent of the broom flowering in june its a magical location. The food is excellent, best served with a glass of local wine. Rooms are clean,... More

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New Paltz, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

This is a newly and creatively renovated hotel/B&B on the slopes of Vesuvius. The proprietor is fantastic. We were hiking and didn't have a car so he drove us to a restaurant and back (although he does serve dinner, on this night the kitchen wasn't open). The next day he even drove us up to Vesuvius, from where we walked... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

We needed somewhere to stay our first night in Italy, after a late flight in and Il Sentiero looked like it would be great. It wasn't, it was even better. It was the two of us and our daughter who's a little under 3. We had such a great time we stayed for another three nights on our way back... More

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Mortsel, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

Very nice and comfortable place to stay in the Napels-area. Hidden on Vesuvius' slope (probably one of the last premises that can be reached at the border of the Nat'l Park) we found this nice and modern little hotel, with a beautiful garden and terrace overlooking the Napels bay. Manager Alessandra and her brother Paolo are very helpful; the hotel... More

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2011

This was a wonderful hotel. The location was serene with a beautiful view over the Gulf of Naples. You can relax all day in the comfortable lawn chairs with a good book and a glass of wine. The location was convenient to visit the scavi of Ercolano (a short taxi ride). The meals were terrific with a wonderful cook who... More

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Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2011

Be sure to get directions from the proprietor before you go, since google maps will send you to the wrong location. Otherwise note the EXACT location very carefully and follow a very good map. Beautifully designed building with lovely grounds and long views of Naples, the bay and Vesuvius. Room was very modern, clean, quiet and comfortable. Paolo provided an... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2011

Il Sentiero is located right on the slopes of Vesuvius. Fantastic location especially for visiting either Vesuvius or Herculaneum. Be warned though that the roads in the area are difficult to navigate if you don't have a good quality map, we were driving around for over half an hour within about a mile of the hotel before we finally found... More

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france
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2010

great location on the slopes of the vesuvius, probably one of the last houses and a wonderful view over looking the naples bay, extremely quiet. even though it is out of the main touristic circuits, restauranrt are close by. recomended to have a car if you go there. definitely a great place to rest before going into frantic naples.

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Address: Via Vesuvio, 69 | Piano delle Ginestre, 80056 Ercolano, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Ercolano
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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