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“A restaurant review” 4 of 5 stars
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Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Roma 2 | Amalfi Drive, 84010 Conca dei Marini, Italy   |  
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London, United Kingdom
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“A restaurant review”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We visited for lunch while on an Amalfi Coast drive. As others have said it is on a spectacular site high above the coastal road and it's a fair climb (by car) up. We were welcomed as 'drop in' visitors and sat in a sheltered outdoor terrace. Service was excellent. We selected the fixed menu lunch which was very good but expensive. I'm not sure it was differentiated enough to justify the cost, but there was no doubting the spectacular setting and top notch service.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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almailfi italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I just returned from this hotel , i had the most wonderful time ever. From the time we arrived we were really looked after, the staff were wonderful , the food amazing , i had some of the best treatments in the spa i have ever had. I will definatley be returning, i have travelled all over the world , and stayed in some amazing places, but this hotel will be definatley seeing me again .

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We just returned from this hotel and absolutely loved our stay. The entire staff was wonderful from the moment we walked into the reception area to our (sad) moment of departure. We were personally greeted by the General Manager who was a warm and welcoming host. All of the people at the reception desk were so helpful in answering our many questions since this was our first trip to the Amalfi coast. We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and they truly made it a memorable stay for us.

Dinner at the hotel was delicious and the dining staff were both friendly and very professional during all meals. There was a nice selection of items at breakfast with the same wonderful service and gorgeous view. All of the people at the hotel could not have been kinder!

The location on the top of the cliff was stunning and the rooms, gardens and pool were lovely as well. The bathroom was modern and sophisticated with a lovely, spacious walk in shower and separate tub. I loved the heated floors!

I highly recommend the Monastero Santa Rosa if you are looking for a very special stay. They truly made our 40th anniversary a memorable one.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I have read through all of the other reviews for this Hotel and frankly don't quite understand where some of the eulogies are coming from. It may be that having spent a shed load of money to stay there you really want it all to be fantastic, I don't know, but 5/5 it's not. Some of the topics being praised are or should be a "given" considering the cost.

The building is fantastic, full of atmosphere and character, perched high up the hillside with views out to sea and back down towards Amalfi. There are terraced gardens leading down to a spectacular but small infinity pool. All very easy on the eye and given nice weather certainly one for loads of pictures to show your mates.

The rooms were once cells and hence not huge, however, they are spotlessly clean and everything worked very well. The bathroom was modern and top quality materials have been used throughout. The restoration itself continues and you have to admire what a top job has been done with everything.

Service was either fabulous, or occassionaly begrudging, depending upon the individual concerned. Alessandro and Daniele were fantastic and did there job with endless smiles and courtesy.

Poolside menu is limited and gets a bit boring after a while.

The service at Dinner was, in my opinion over the top and in yer face enthusiastic. I really don't need the wine waiter to taste my wine for me! Some of the waiters stood closer to my wife's shoulder than was neccessary. The food was ok, but nothing approaching what others have said. The wine list is staggering and probably the largest ever seen. Unless you have a Degree in Italian wine, you will be lost and at the mercy of the bloke who wants to taste it, all of which comes at a price. My bottle cost £90 and was ordinary. The view from the resturant is fabulous.

Breakfast was very nice indeed.

We did not use the Spa.

There is no information in the room regarding the Hotel overall.

A place to stay for a night or two maybe, any longer and some of the smiles on reception don't last that long.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

To give some context to my review, we'd just been married the week before in Castellabate (quiet and beautifully Italian village), and had come from Sorrento. Sorrento was chaotic, and a little too touristy for us - and were glad to leave it. We arrived in Santa Rosa and realised we'd left our passports in the safe in our previous hotel...

So upon entry, we realised this. The hotels reaction was a sign of how they would handle our entire stay. With ease, and total perfection. They spoke to the previous hotel and had them sent to us. We had nothing to do with it, but they handled everything. Being greeted with warm freshly picked tea from the garden was a lovely touch, as was complimentaty prosecco and fruit. We received a hand written letter from the manager thanking us, and congratualting us on our marriage.

Everything about this place was as close to 5 star perfection as we've ever experienced. The staff remembered our first names, and each night were left a gift on our bed. They checked in on us to make sure we didn't need anything (towels etc were always folded when we returned). Some of the staff went the extra mile, and really made us feel like we were part of the family. I can't stress how much we loved it -

The pool, the rooms, the view, the food, the close proximity to Amalfi, and the spa treatments were all first class. There's other hotels in the area that say they are 5 star, but am highly confident that none will reach the limits of the 5 star treatment we received from this place. My only negative feedback is the price of the meals etc is a little on the steep side - but hey, when you're there, you may as well spoil yourself.

We literally can not wait to return next year.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

The Amalfi coast is gorgeous anyway but Monastero Santa Rosa makes the experience even better. It is ideally located between some of the busier towns along the coast. The town is charming and unspoiled. The hotel is beautiful and charming and welcoming. The service is outstanding. If I had to search for areas that could use improvement, it would not be easy. The restaurant experience was delightful but after a few days it would have been nice to see some change in the menu - particularly because it was expensive. The rooms were lovely but it would have been ideal to have more space. I realize the monks who lived there hundreds of years ago were less demanding than American tourists! That said, I would return to this hotel in a heartbeat. Spectacular.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

What an incredible stylish hotel, packed with character and offering the most friendly service imaginable. The views from the hotel are stunning and this 20 room hotel offers a charm that many of the larger hotels lack. Apparently it took 13 years to restore the monastery but given the result, it must be worth all the effort. My wife and I are in our mid thirties and we have stayed in some incredible hotels around the world but this competes with the best and we would return in a heartbeat! The restaurant food is delicious, the spa is incredible and the the concierge was able to organise a private boat hire with only five mins notice. The views of the Amalfi coast from the sea are just exquisite. The boat this trip was an experience of a lifetime for me so I would highly recommend it. I would highly rate this hotel and I'm sure we will be back for a return visit!

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Address: Via Roma 2 | Amalfi Drive, 84010 Conca dei Marini, Italy
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Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Conca dei Marini
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Conca dei Marini
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Striking the perfect balance of seclusion without solitude, Monastero Santa Rosa allows guests to determine the tone of their stay, whether they're looking to disappear for an intimate getaway or gather with the group and make new acquaintances. It's hard to imagine that the generous grounds, filled with four levels of gardens, lush landscaping, plentiful lounge chairs, and canopied daybeds, serve just 20 rooms and suites. Where most boutique properties might only offer in-room massages, Monastero Santa Rosa hosts a fully equipped spa to rival any major city spa, offering not just treatment rooms, but large-scale amenities that include a sauna, steam, mosaic-tiled experience shower, hydro pool, and tepidarium. Guests are welcome to feel a part of the scene at the library and bar. Engage in a game of chess or cards or read while sipping a martini in the modern cocktail area. Relax down by the pool or discover the resort's secret gardens, quiet sun decks, and indoor relaxation areas. Get the best of both worlds by making your stay as energizing or relaxed as you wish, by selecting different spaces to suit your mood at any time. ... more   less 
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