My boyfriend and I stayed here in July and were really not impressed with it at all. Although it was one of the cheaper 'hotels' to stay in, it still didnt meet the requirements we were expecting. On our first night there we wanted to go into Amalfi town for dinner so the owners were good enough to bring is down, otherwise its a 20-25 minute walk on a very dangerous and windy road. before leaving we had asked them about the bus service which goes from Amalfi all day until 11.30 pm and drops tourists off at their hotels. They told us to get on, say then name of our hotel and they would drop us outside...not so simple!! We did all that but the bus driver had no idea and just kept driving at least one hour walk past our hotel and left us with no other choice but to get out and start walking back, in the pitch black on one of the most dangerous roads in Amalfi!! We were furious, not to mention absolutely terrified! Finally after some time walking a local man stopped and offered us a lift, under any other circumstances we would have refused but we were desperate! The next morning when we told the owners of Locanda they didnt even flinch and were extremely unapologetic. Very bad start! Things only got worse... In the middle of our stay I woke up one night itching everywhere to find ants literally crawling all over me..and I dont mean 5 or 6, I mean hundreds everywhere, all in my suitcase beside me and in our bed. It was disgraceful! My boyfriend went down to reception and told them immediately, a few minutes later the cleaner came up ith a sweeping brush and pan!!!! I couldnt believe it, they just didnt care!! Their reasoning for it was that 'they come from the flowers outside'... was that supposed to make me feel better? I was in shock!
Apart from all this, breakfast was OK. Nothing special, toast, some cheese, a pastry and coffee. A.C was broken and we could never get it working correctly so we were either always too hot or too cold..not ideal! Overall our experience at this hotel was not acceptable and I would not recommend it to anyone. Honestly if you are going to go all the way to Amalfi, pay that extra bit of money for a nice hotel in an unforgettable location and make your holiday worth it. Otherwise stay in Positano, far more beautiful and a lot more to do.
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After so many wonderful comments, it is sad to have a negative one. However, we would just like to add that even though our well run establishment is only a B&B, we do offer our Clients the possibilty to use our shuttle service to and from Amalfi, after bus service hours, which obviously do not depend on us. We would also like to point out that if people take food upto their rooms then it is adviseable to be careful as any crumbs will attract ants wherever you go, even in the best Hotels.
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