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Hotel Sporting
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Filangieri 127, Vico Equense, Italy   |  
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Ranked #12 of 20 hotels in Vico Equense
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“Fantastic Location, Unbelievable Views and clean rooms!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

We stayed at Hotel Sporting as part of a tour last week, the view from the rooms was unbelievable, checkin was a breeze, rooms were clean, plenty of hot water...what more could you ask for!

A bar near the balconies would have been nice, in such a prime area, a nice place to sit on the patio and have a few drinks and watch the sun go down however you have to find a waiter for every drink order which can be hard when they are trying to serve a huge resteraunt full of people.

Great work guy's keep it up!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

Only stayed here one night, as was overbooked at the Grand Hotel Moon Valley by our tour operator
Therefore made up our rooms (to twin) last minute
Maid very helpful, even tho, no English spoken (we were in Italy after all!!)
Lovely and clean, basic accomodation, but the beach was the best of all!
Private beach right on the beach, access via lift from hotel (Altho a bit difficult working how to get back into hotel, as door opening out only from hotel- securitiy reasons??)
Great local beach tho, full of local people.
Free wi-fi code obtained from guy on reception ,presume free for guests.
TV a bit of an antique, but who's in Italy to watch TV (OK yes did watch a bit of the music channels, and CNN!)
Also a short stroll into the town centre, great location,
would stay here again!!!
(can't comment on parking, as was on a coach trip)

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

Hotel Sporting is a perfectly situated to be a home base for exploring the Amalfi Coast, Capri, Naples and Pompeii. The hotel has spotless, bright rooms with spectacular water views, accommodating service and nice meals, and is a stone's throw from the train station from which you can easily get to Sorrento or Naples, where you can find transportation to Pompeii, Positano, Capri, Amalfi and the coast. You'll pay a fraction of a similar place in Sorrento, and it's every bit as convenient (and quieter).

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

hi to everybody...I've been in this Hotel for a personal week end with my girlfriend...and well we were vesy satisfied..!
the room are nice and clean...and the all staff is very polite and gentle...the private beach is Amazing..just 1 minute away from my room door, and i was already there...
Clean...nice...nice like the restaurant on the beach...with very polite people...
superb terrace that offer me the beautifull view of all Naples in front and Seiano on the left side...
nice nice nice...

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2010

The hotel can be a gold mine: nice location, private beach, spacious rooms. Unfortunately as it frequently happens in Italy, the owners do not understand what modern tourism is. The hotel is cold, nobody shows you anything. You are left on your own devices. What a loss for Italy, they have yet to understand what the hotel industry is.

I would recommend the owners to sell the hotel to an international chain and to retire, they would do well for Italy and for the Coast.

I would refurbish the rooms, all with an incredible sea view, literally. I would care about the private beach, cleaning it from plastics ten times per day. I would give character to this potentially fabulous property. Wake up, make it big.

Italy , has incredible potential but old hotel owners.

Stay here taking into consideration what I have said.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Almere, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2010

The hotel is clean and located beautifully directly on the cost with a private beach, but the service at the reception is bad, it looks like if there is more interest in groups than in individual guests. The television isn't working and there is no interest to help. Parking is a problem but is possible at 1 block away for 24 euro's per day, you have to leave your car keys at the garage guard. The garage isn't open all night and opens in the moring at 8, so don't forget anything in your car!

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Sporting

Address: Via Filangieri 127, Vico Equense, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Vico Equense
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Vico Equense
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sporting 4*
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