This is one of those places that could be wonderful but falls a long way short. We booked a superior room with views of the sea and Vesuvius. Wonderful view. The room was immaculately clean, but small and old fashioned. It may have been five star when first fitted out, but certainly not any more. Breakfast was ok, but nothing special. Service was very much hit and miss. In the pool area, there was no service at all. If you want a drink you have to get up and pick up a phone. You then wait an eternity for a waiter to appear. They think they're wonderful. They are certainly not. Wake up and smell the coffee. There are far better options on the Amalfi coast. When we were there, it appeared that most guests were British or German, and those we chatted to seemed to be underwhelmed also. If they're not careful, they could quickly lose all those pounds and Deutschmarks ! Shame, could be great.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Facing the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius, Grand Hotel Angiolieri is a five stars hotel, laid down on a peak overlooking the sea, positioned in the village of Seiano, belonging to the municipality of Vico Equense. Grand Hotel Angiolieri is an oasis of peace, serenity and great charm, situated at the same time in an unmatchable strategic position. In fact, famous sites as Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Capri, Pompeii, Herculaneum and Naples are easy accessible by car, train or boat. The hotel itself is immersed in a garden rich in citrus plantations and secular palms, offering several green corners, with simply unique sea and landscapes.The Rooms:Restored with considerable competence, Grand Hotel Angiolieri disposes of 37 rooms, all well groomed, with particular attention to details, with sober and refined taste, presenting functional and elegant furniture. The classic pastels colours lend them a touch of simplicity. The rooms offer sea or garden view, with terrace, balcony or window. Rooms at a glance:21 Standard rooms with window and garden view; 9 Superior rooms with window and sea view; 3 Deluxe rooms with terrace and sea view; 2 Junior Suite with terrace and sea view; 2 Suites, one with open terrace and sea view, one with French balcony and sea view.L'Accanto Restaurant:L'Accanto Restaurant, awarded with a Michelin Star for the year 2010, where our Chef delights the guests with creative local gastronomic specialties with an appeal to regional products.The Services:Grand Hotel Angiolieri offers a peculiar and highly customised range of services, in order to satisfy all kind of demand the guest may have. The hotel provides a sea view swimming pool, panoramic restaurant, free internet access and underground parking. A massage room is available for all lovers of relax and wellness. Main reference for the guest is the reception desk, formed by a specialized team, able to offer and organize a wide number of services, such as boat, car and scooter hiring, transfers, private excursions, shopping tours and further leisure activities. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Grand Hotel Vico Equense
- Grand Angiolieri Hotel