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“The perfect place to stay in Italy for relaxing.” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Caldora
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Colli della Mula no3, 67048 Rocca di Mezzo, Italy   |  
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Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Rocca di Mezzo
Tokyo, Japan
1 review
“The perfect place to stay in Italy for relaxing.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

If you want to stay in Italy for relaxing, This hotel would be perfect! The complete relaxing hotel of stays! There are beautiful natures, cleaned rooms, Italian dinner and breakfast, and quiet lounge. Also, They have a luxuary bar. In winter time, You can enjoy skiing,too. I stayed this hotel with friends on July. The hot weather in Italy the time, But this hotel is really comfortable to stay even in summer time.
The owner of this hotel speaks Italian, Spanish, and English. They accept any travelers and support our stays.
The cost performance is great,too.
That's perfect hotel in Italy for all seasons. Next time, I would like to stay this hotel in winter time for skiing!

Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
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LorenzoDiPorto, Proprietario at Hotel Caldora, responded to this review, July 26, 2011
Dear Italianoyakodon,

thank You so much for Your kind words. It's such a big pleasure to receive this class of review especially when its written by a guest who came here just to run away from the hot weather of the city and who didn't expect nothing from the stay in a little mountain's town.

So We are very happy and proud You enjoy Your stay here and We wait for You in Italy again soon and of course in Rocca di Mezzo. And as You said, maybe next time You could come to visit Your new friends in Hotel Caldora*** during the winter. I'm sure You will love Your first italian "snow break"!

Thank You again, best regards and see You soon!
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2011

My husband and I went to Rome for the canonization Of Pope John Paul II, and decided to take a few days after to relax in the fresh air of the mountains. We were recommended the Hotel Caldora and we found a gem! Beautiful location, breathtaking views, fresh air, incredible attention to detail and welcoming by the Owner Lorenzo, and the food was superb!

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LorenzoDiPorto, Proprietario at Hotel Caldora, responded to this review, July 26, 2011
Dear Eugelascano,

thank You for Your review. We are happy to read it and it gave Us a big satisfaction. You know it's nice to be loved from guests and You and Your husband really make Us feel proud of Our work.

I remember the day You arrived and I of course remember how much You enjoy Your first dinner in Hotel Caldora***. We use to cook simple recipes from tipical and national italian cuisine and maybe gastonomy is Our biggest pride, because We want all of You totally satisfied during Your stay and We know foreigner people want to have good meal when in Italy.

All the rest it's not Our merit, for the location, the breathtaking views and the fresh air We can just thank this awesome nature sorrounding Us.
By the way We try everyday to do the best to improve Our Hotel and to offer You the best holidays ever.

When You'll come in Italy again You know where to find Us, You will be wellcome here and We are waiting yet for You.

Greetings from Rocca di Mezzo, bye.
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Address: Colli della Mula no3, 67048 Rocca di Mezzo, Italy
Location: Italy > Abruzzo > Province of L'Aquila > Rocca di Mezzo
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Rocca di Mezzo
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Caldora 3*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located close to the centre of Rocca di Mezzo on a high plain at 1,300 m. with beautiful mountain scenery in every direction. The Hotel Caldora is located almost half way between the ski areas of Ovindoli and Campo Felice and is an excellent base to get the best out the area's ski resorts.The Hotel Caldora consists of seventy comfortably furnished guest rooms, including some family rooms that can sleep up to four people. Guest facilities include a lounge and a well stocked bar (with 24 hour service) on the ground floor near the reception area. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the lower ground floor is the venue for regular live evening entertainment (in Italian). The hotel staff are very friendly and welcoming.Free wireless internet is available in the hotel, and English is spoken. Free parking is available in the hotel car park, or on the quiet street in front of the hotel.The facilities of Rocca di Mezzo village are just steps away, where guests will find a selection of shops, bars and restaurants.There are seventy comfortable guest rooms available in the Hotel Caldora, consisting of doubles, triples and quadruples. Each room is equipped with private bathroom with shower and w.c., colour TV and telephone. A minibar is available on request.Some rooms have a balcony offering superb mountain views of the Altopiano (high plain) delle Rocche.All meals are taken in the spacious restaurant of the Hotel Caldora.Breakfast – Get ready to ski each morning with an Italian buffet breakfast consisting of freshly baked croissants, 'pane biscottate' (a bit like Melba toast), plumcake, yoghurt, breakfast cereal and prunes. Hot drinks include coffee, cappuccino, hot chocolate, milk and tea (all from a self service machine). Blood orange and pineapple juice plus water are the cold drink choices.Lunch and Dinner – expect authentic Italian and Abruzzo cuisine with three choices of first and second courses plus fruit or desert. There are always vegetarian choices as well as pork free choices.Special diets in most cases can be dealt with by prior arrangement. Please check at the time of booking.There is an excellent wine list featuring wines from Abruzzo and other areas of Italy.A programme of optional guest entertainment is available for most of the season, with activities for adults and children alike. This is mainly for the benefit of Italian speaking guests and such programmes, called 'Animazione' are commonly found in hotels frequented by Italians. Evening events are held in the lower ground floor disco.There is a small exercise room with equipment located on the lower ground floor, as well as a games room and billiards.On sunny days the solarium at the front of the hotel is a great place to soak up the sun. ... more   less 
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