I just recently stayed in Positano with my 30 year old daughter. The ads paint a lovely picture of the place but they're very deceiving. We were so shocked when we arrived from Rome that we asked to see another room. Yes, it's a lovely, quite spot towards the top of the hill and the views were amazing from the balcony but, for all the cleaning they do, the room and the halls were filthy. We had to do some cleaning ourselves. The lamps were covered in dust. The decor left a LOT to be desired. Maybe a few pictures on the bare white walls? The few pictures in the hall were of Greece (odd) The place looks like a throwback to the 1970's (or before). We referred to it as our "prison cell". Bare and ugly. We did have a cold fridge and very small safe. The beds are so hard they were actually painful. It was nice to have the free breakfast, but don't expect much. There's a really nice terrance for meals and for hanging out by the bar at night that we really enjoyed. Housekeeping staff is very nice (maybe they need new vacuums?), wait staff nice but needs to smile more, front desk speaks very little English, but also very nice. Lovely pool but almost no one used it. It was freezing and you needed a swimming cap. If you're not up to the walk down the hill, or down the 400 steps, the bus stops right outside the entrance. If you're okay with the walk down, think about the bus on the way up. What shocked us most about Positano were all the shops. It's like one big shopping mall. You have no choice but to walk past and through them on the way to the beach. A good thing about Positano, beside the amazing natural beauty (if you look past the shops), is that you can catch the ferry there to all the towns on the coast. It's a quick trip from there to Amalfi and Capri.
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