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“Amazing Hotel with Amazing Location!” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Buca di Bacco
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Rampa Teglia, 4, 84017 Positano, Italy   |  
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Ranked #4 of 41 Hotels in Positano
Denver, Colorado
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“Amazing Hotel with Amazing Location!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed here July 9th-12th and loved our room. Request Room #43 if you have the chance. The terrace looking out over the sea is breath taking. It is close to everything in Positano, all the shopping, restaurants, beach and boating. The restaurant in the hotel is also very good. Location is perfect, rooms are great and staff is very helpful.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Friends recommended this hotel and we chose it instead of a hotel our trip consultant recommend mid-way up the mountain. We were very glad that we were at the bottom in the middle of everything ... shopping, restaurants, boating, beach, nightlife. If we were in the middle of the mountain and had to walk up or down for all of our activities, we would have been exhausted! The room was a classic, so in the middle, and it had plenty of room with a nice bathroom and king bed. It had a smaller balcony than the Superior room but we enjoyed it and did not notice the difference. We had the option to move to a Superior room, but we liked our location and chose to stay put. The restaurant in the hotel was excellent. We also took at cooking class at the restaurant and it was one of our most fun adventures on our trip! It did not hurt that while we were in cooking school, Woody Harrelson and his crew came to eat at the restaurant and he took at photo with the chef and told us all hello.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed here in June this year, and couldnt fault this hotel.

The staff were amazing in Particular the breakfast staff - who always made us feel so welcome. We loved every minute of our stay here. We had a partial obstructed view, and there was absolutely nothing obstructed from sight!

The location of this hotel is incredible with everything so close to the door!

We loved our stay here, and look forward to staying here again.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My husband and I just got back from a fabulous stay at this hotel in Positano. The location cannot be beat...you are steps away from the beach with perfect views of the hillside. We were lucky enough to get a balcony that overlooks the beach so we had no complaints in that department. The only thing that was less than perfect was the size of the bathroom, which could not fit my husband and I in it at the same time. The shower was tiny! But that was a minor discomfort given all the wonderful things about the hotel including the staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed in four different hotels while in Positano and Buca di Bacco was our favorite. Charming, nicely furnished, very pleasant staff. We thought the price for a sea view was very affordable compared to others. We did not have any noise concerns even staying so close to the beach, in fact we kept our balcony doors open a lot. Great location for a boat ride or a day on the beach. Lots of shopping and artists along the sidewalks. The daily complimentary breakfast was nice. They reserved us a spectacular table in their restaurant too. Try the mozzarella grilled in lemon leaves!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We loved every moment of our stay at Buca di Bacco. We booked a Classic room and it was fantastic; very clean and spacious with a touch of quirkiness provided by the extravagant headboards. Our room had a fairly large terrace which overlooked the Mediterranean and the cliff of gelato coloured houses. Location was perfect, very close to the beach and easy access to the cobbled walking lanes which take you around Positano. Whilst the hotel is expensive, it's definitely worth the additional cost for the location and view it provides.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This was by far my favorite hotel we stayed at during our recent trip to Italy. It has a great location, practically right on the beach. We had room 27, the partial ocean view room, but due to the helpful reviews on TA, we were prepared for it. Although the white box outside the window (which was noiseless) did take up a large part of the view, I think it was still worth it to have the little terrace, with table and chairs. And it was still a wonderful view! We enjoyed sitting out on the terrace many days with a bottle of wine. The room was spacious and nicely decorated. I enjoyed the breakfast at the hotel, with a beautiful spread and more importantly, a beautiful view. The service at the hotel was wonderful, and everyone we met was so kind and friendly. Most of the restaurants in Positano are quite overpriced, but we did enjoy eating at Next2, which was a nice walk from the hotel. The best thing we did in Positano was the Path of the Gods hike, which was recommended to us by the woman at the front desk of the hotel. I would highly recommend this hotel.

A tip if you are coming from Sorrento: take the high speed boat from the Sorrento dock and walk right up from the beach to the hotel. Thanks to the recommendation of the hotel, we did this and were very happy we did.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Via Rampa Teglia, 4, 84017 Positano, Italy
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Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Positano
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Positano
#3 Family Hotel in Positano
#3 Luxury Hotel in Positano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Buca di Bacco 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
. Hotel Buca di Bacco is located in the heart of Positano in prime sea front position on the beach of Marina Grande, it is the ideal spot to experience the magical atmosphere of the place. It is an historical Hotel and Restaurant and dates back approximately to the 1920, today it looks very different from how it did at the beginning of the century. The hotel, which owes its origins to the old tavern is constantly keeping up with the changing times, the classic and plain decor was designed to offer a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere, the rooms have a sea view with either a small balcony or terrace, or a little garden. Among our services, Cooking Classes are available in our Restaurant and offers the opportunity to learn our regional cooking style. Once inside the hotel, the welcoming ambience will allow you to relax and unwind as the eager yet courteous hotel staff aim to please even the most demanding of customers. ... more   less 
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