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“Lovely spot with great service” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel La Conca Azzurra
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Smeraldo 35, 84010 Conca dei Marini, Italy   |  
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London, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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“Lovely spot with great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The pros:
1. Fabulous views
2. Decent breakfast (although hot food could use replenishing more often)
3. Lovely staff
4. A shuttle bus that will take you to Amalfi for EUR5 per person.
5. Rooms with balconies have gorgeous views and are large enough to sit and enjoy a sun bake.
6. A lovely gift on check out.
7. Decent restaurant at the hotel.
8. Nice to be out of the hustle of Amalfi proper, but easy enough to get to.
9. Free wifi.
10. Nice big rooms, for Italy.

The con's:
1. Hard mattress
2. Very loud (at least the rooms on level -2.)
3. Local buses to get to Amalfi are only EUR 2.50 but not terribly reliable and usually really crowded. Can be tricky to get down there without paying for the shuttle.
4. Some rooms have no english tv channels at all. not even CNN.
5. Lido was closed, despite high temperatures.

I would recommend this to the more expensive places in Amalfi proper. Especially if you want a relaxing chill out version of the Amalfi coast.

Positano is an easy ferry from Amalfi. Ravello is two buses away, but definitely worth a visit.

Room Tip: pay extra for a superior room with a balcony. Request a quiet room.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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concaazzurra, Direttore at Hotel La Conca Azzurra, responded to this review, November 3, 2013
Dear Guest,
Dear Guest,

many thanks for choosing our hotel during your last stay here in Amalfi Coast and we also want to thank you for your time spent reviewing with such a nice words your last days in Italy

We are all very glad to know that your days spent here at our renowned hotel were satisfying and gratifying.

Come back to our beautiful city in the next future and we ensure you that you will live another memorable.
Best regards
Sal Criscuolo
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

We arrived here after 3 nights in Positano and it was wonderful to get away from the noise and feeling of being ripped off.
This is a lovely hideaway run by lovely people with brilliant staff.
Nothing is too much trouble and the feeling of quiet and tranquility is perfect. The views are really to die for and the food is superb without being absorbitant like the restaurants in Positano.
It is about 2 miles outside Amalfi but a regular bus runs from outside the door.
Take my advice avoid the ridiculous prices and bad food available in Positano and head to Amalfi and La Conca Azzura.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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concaazzurra, Direttore at Hotel La Conca Azzurra, responded to this review, November 3, 2013
Dear Guest,

many thanks for choosing theHotel during your last stay here in our Hotel La Conca Azzurra.
We are glad to know that everything have completely satisfied you and It is always a great pleasure to read such a kind review concerning the exclusive qualities of our G Hotel.
Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future, we give you our kindest regards.
Sal Criscuolo
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Windham, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We recently stopped here for a one night stay on our trip down the Amalfi coast. This place is amazing. The view, The rooms, the staff are all wonderful. We loved our stay here. While having a drink on the terrace after dinner the owner Salvatore came over and asked us how our stay was and if there was anything we needed. Our room was on the same floor as the restaurant in the future I'd pick a different floor. The only thing keeping me from giving it 5 stars is the cigarette smoke. People aren't suppose to smoke in their balconies but they do and it made it less enjoyable for us because we had to shut the giant doors onto the balcony. Love this place would stay again gladly.

Room Tip: Any floor but the restaurant floor.
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  • Stayed October 2013, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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concaazzurra, Direttore at Hotel La Conca Azzurra, responded to this review, November 3, 2013
Dear Guest,
many thanks for choosing the Hotel ”during your last stay here in Amalfi Coast and we also want to thank you for your time spent reviewing with such a nice words your last days in Italy
We are all very glad to know that your days spent here at our renowned Hotel were satisfying and gratifying.
Come back to our beautiful coast in the next future and we ensure you that you will live another memorable experience.
Sal Criscuolo
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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Just spent 4 nights at this wonderful hotel for our honeymoon. Thank you Carmen for the upgraded room with the balcony and incredible views. Great location because it is away from the busy areas of the larger towns but easy access to the SITA bus right outside the front door. Very nice breakfast as well. The only negative was that they pushed too strongly on you eating dinner at their location and were not very helpful when we wanted to try a new place. Also don't think they should charge a "cover fee" for eating at the restaurant when you are staying there. Overall a great experience though. Would definitely go back.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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concaazzurra, Direttore at Hotel La Conca Azzurra, responded to this review, November 3, 2013
Dear Guest,

thank you very much for choosing ” during your last stay here.

Your kind review is a real source of pride for all our staff that in the excellence of the service and in the attention of details wants to invest every single day.

After these pleasant days spent in our beautiful hotel, we hope you will come back to Conca dei Marini in the near future and for this time we suggest you to experience in addition the unique gastronomic proposal of our restaurant “Calajanata ” in which Chef prepares every day the best dishes of local and national cuisine.
Best regards
Sal Criscuolo

You could spend a lovely lunch or a delightful dinner in an atmosphere unparalleled in contact with masterpieces of Italian art.

We really look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and many thanks for your time spent reviewing your last stay in Bologna.
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Saratoga, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We spent our honeymoon here a few years ago and never wrote a review! It was an wonderful place to stay and a great location between all the local cities. The service was outstanding and the breakfasts were wonderful. Can not wait to go visit again!!!

Room Tip: The ocean view room was amazing
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  • Stayed November 2012, 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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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

A small family run hotel overlooking the water at Conca Dei Marini near Grotto Esmerelda.
Very personal attention from Salvatore the manager who briefly chats to his guests each evening and the reception staff Carmen and Flaviana plus the restaurant staff.
We loved it due to the fact it is away from the tourist crowds of Positano and Amalfi, a small hotel with good food and a great swimming lido down a winding track from the hotel. It's not far and once there as long as the sea is not too rough you can enjoy a great swim.
After passing by the other larger hotels in the area we knew we had made the right choice. If you can book a grand relax suite - though all rooms look out to the sea.
Highly recommended

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The hotel staff was very accommodating as well as attentive. We arrived later than check in- but Peter (the front desk night man) quietly brought our luggage to our room, careful not to disturb anyone's slumber.. He showed us our room, and before we knew it, our first morning arrived with the most amazing views from our private terrace. Flaviana and the other woman took great care of all our bus timing questions, as well as fed us information about the tours going on, and things to do. The beach is a hike to get down to, but very clean and unique from typical sandy beaches. The hotel manger introduced himself to us, making us feel very welcomed. The rooms with balconies and views are definitely worth the extra money. Parking and wifi are available, and there is a great priced 5-course dinner you can order. Very quiet and peaceful, if you're looking for more of a night scene, this is not where you want to go - Positano is about a 50€ cab ride away, but a bus is your best bet.
Would definitely recommend this hotel and staff, especially for those that need some R&R.

Room Tip: Balconies with terrace and day beds are a definite must!
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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concaazzurra, Direttore at Hotel La Conca Azzurra, responded to this review, November 3, 2013
Dear Guest,

many thanks for choosing our Hotel La Conca Azzurra during your last stay here in Conca dei Marini.
We are glad to know that everything have completely satisfied you and It is always a great pleasure to read such a kind review concerning the exclusive qualities of our house.
Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future, we give you our kindest regards.

Sal Criscuolo
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Address: Via Smeraldo 35, 84010 Conca dei Marini, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Conca dei Marini
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Conca dei Marini
#2 Romantic Hotel in Conca dei Marini
#3 Family Hotel in Conca dei Marini
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel La Conca Azzurra 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This beautiful house above the sea is the site of one of most characteristic hotels of the Amalfi coast, with a superb restaurant, a private swimming area and car park. Situated in a splendid panoramic position, the hotel is very close to Amalfi, Positano, and Ravello. ... more   less 
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Hotel La Conca Azzurra Italy/Amalfi Coast - Conca Dei Marini

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