I believe there was only one other room taken on my floor...I paid for an ocean view room and they gave me the room at the very end of the hall, which was more of a view of the building next door than the ocean. They wouldn't give me another room even though they were all empty.
The staff was probably the single worst hotel staff I have ever come across. They could not tell me how to get anywhere or recommend anything to do, see, or eat nearby. Meanwhile, the hotel is on top of a hill and it's very difficult/expensive getting anywhere unless you know your way around...
I HATED staying at that hotel and will never return. The staff made me feel very uncomfortable.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- BEST WESTERN Hotel Paradiso, situated on Posillipo Hill, enjoys a spectacular view of the Gulf of Naples, with Vesuvius as a backdrop.Within just 2,500 metres may be found: the San Paolo Stadium, the Mostra D’oltremare exhibition centre, the University of Federico II di Monte Sant’Angelo, the railway station and the Campi Flegrei subway stop. From many rooms, and certainly from our “Terrazza Paradiso" restaurant, following the line of the coast you see Castel dell'Ovo, built around the year 1000 on a small island of tufaceous rock named Megaris. This is where - legend has it - the siren Parthenope, enchanted by the beauty of the surroundings, constructed the city of Naples. Descending the hill, in a few minutes one arrives at the marina of Mergellina and, 200 metres after that, at the subway station. From here there is a good connection to the old city centre and to the central station, from where it is possible, in around 20 minutes, to reach the sites of Ercolano and Pompei. Also on Posillipo Hill, around 2 km from the hotel, and at the end of the incredibly scenic Via Petrarca, is Virgiliano Park with its green areas and wide terraces that look out onto a sheer view of the Marechiaro Sea, and with a clear view of the little island of Nisida. This is a sight of rare beauty for those who love walking or jogging far away from traffic. The rooms, the meeting rooms, and the scenic restaurant with its Mediterranean cuisine and the warm welcome of its staff, all act as guarantees of a pleasant holiday or business trip. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Paradiso
- Best Western Naples
- Naples Best Western