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“Dissapointing” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Pineta Castello
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pineta La Serra, 45, 84013 Cava De' Tirreni, Italy   |  
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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“Dissapointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2010

This hotel was very difficult to find and quite out of the way. The rooms needed work though they were clean. As it was a very hot day we were looking forward to a swim but the pool was unavailable as work was being carried out. We had dinner at the hotel and were told the cost would be 15 euros each by the waiter who spoke English, there was no menu offered we were just told what was available. We also had wine at a cost of 10 euros. When we checked out the following morning we were presented with a bill for 50 euros for dinner (10 euros overcharge). The man on reception spoke not one word of English and though we tried to explain the problem to him we could not make him understand and had to pay the full amount. It was a very disappointing stay in what looked like a nice hotel on the internet.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 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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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2009

We have escaped from this hotel in the first night !

Our trip: romantic in young couple - partially spoiled by this hotel

Advantages:
-swimming pool
-restaurant and panorama terrase was Ok

Catastrophes:
-very old rooms, cracks everywhere, super old and not accurate
-dirty bath-room, very dirty douche cabine
-no english, very unfriendly people
-they invite external discos to the swimming pool area at night so as the guests can not sleep - nobody takes care about guest complaints - we had to pack our things and to escape to the different hotel middle in the first night. Nobody has compensated us the money we have payd for it - they just do not answer us. We lost 280 EUR. We travel very often - that never happened to us before - nowhere !
-very bad up-road to the hotel - through city slums of awful cava de tirreni

Avoid this hotel !

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Pineta Castello

Also Known As:
Hotel Pineta Castello Cava De' Tirreni, Salerno, Italy
Address: Pineta La Serra, 45, 84013 Cava De' Tirreni, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Province of Salerno > Cava De' Tirreni
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 4 hotels in Cava De' Tirreni
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Pineta Castello 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel Pineta Castello rises on the green hills of Cava de’ Tirreni, in the province of Salerno, on the side of a luxuriant pinewood, only few kilometres from the sea and far away from the industrial and urban traffic contamination, isolated from the built-up areas. The Hotel Pineta is also the ideal accommodation for those who want move to the most suggestive resorts of Campania. In fact its enviable position gives the possibility to easily reach the most beautiful seaside resorts, such as Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, Capri, Ischia and some of the most important archaeological sites, such as Paestum, Pompei and Ercolano.The hotel has got 23 rooms with bath or shower, hair dryer, colour Tv, heating and air conditioning, phone, Wi-Fi internet and a large supervised parking lot. ... more   less 
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