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Tenuta Specolizzi

#1 of 11 Hotels in Salve
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S.P. Presicce-Lido Marini, 73050, Salve, Italy
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

When you think you're in the middle of nowhere and find a beautiful oasis-like hotel, then you've reached Masseria Specolizzi . We were very pleasantly and kindly welcomed at the door. Going into the Masseria we found ourserlves amidst beautiful buildings, extremely well-kept and beautifully lit in the evening. After having been there for no more than half an hour... More 

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Mario L, Proprietario at Tenuta Specolizzi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words written about our hotel .... we hope to host you again soon, Mario Licchelli More 

Kilchberg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We where 2 families for a week vacation. I went with my children (both small) and their aunt and met there our friends with 2 children as well. As soon as we arrived, I could feel "at home". Mario, the owner is a very nice, friendly and helpful person. We could always ask for advice about where to go and... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

We've been around in Italy, and the rest of the world, but this was not what we expected. May be because we just spoke a bit of Italian, but we found the welcome less than warm. The pools are amazing. As is the breakfast. But you are not allowed to use the pool in the afternoon. And the room decor... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

We have some experience in agriturismi in Italy and before arrival I have to admit we were not that sure about Specolizzi. After all it was considerably more expensive then other agriturismi we stayed in. But after one week we can say Specolizzi is excellent. The host Mario makes the difference. My advise is: consult him as much as possible.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

during a trip to Puglia, I stayed for one night at Tenuta Specolizzi. In my opinion, I,ve tried not to take into account bed weather (cold in April 2012). the places not properly marked from main road - weak labeling - improved only in the entry. Far from the sea. The first impression is good - Tenuta is a large... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2010

We spent 1 week in this place and it t was a big disappointment. First the rooms are built without any charm or privacy. They all look outside to the same big patio and they have a communist feel to them. The swimming pools are nice but you have to wear a cap to go swim.The owners are far away... More 

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mariolic, Proprietario at Tenuta Specolizzi, responded to this review

Dearest lady, I think you have never stayed in a hotel in the country that offers a stay in old buildings restored and have all the necessary amenities but not the hotels, perhaps you about our hospitality has not benefited as other guests who have stayed by us and thank us with all the comments we leave on various internet... More 

Musson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

We enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere and great breakfast with local specialties. We received precious advices from Mario on where to eat which allowed us to find great restaurants only known by indigenes.

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Wiltshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2008

Mario, the owner, had emailed detailed instructions on how to find the hotel before we left the UK, and even though it was dark and late, we found the Hotel easily after a 90 minute drive from Brindisi airport (although the large green metal security gate was a little unexpected.) The duty nightwatchman showed us into the apartment and helped... More 

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2005

This converted farm is a gem. The single storey accommodation block looks rather spartan from the outside but the rooms are nice, clean and cool. They have a minibar and air-conditioning if you want to be even cooler and the bathroom is modern. Outside, the courtyard is great to have an aperitif. The pool is quite large for a small... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Specolizzi Manor is an agritourism located in the Salento area of the region of Puglia, just two kilometers from the Ionian Sea. Immersed in the tranquil greenery of the Mediterranean maquis and surrounded by olive, fig, oleander, eucalyptus, pine trees and prickly pears here you can take in the peaceful and relaxing countryside and, for those who wish it, the sea, thus meeting the needs of the entire family.We are situated in a part of Puglia were long stretches of white sand and dunes frame a limpid and crystalline sea. The loveliest beaches may be found here: Pesculose (known as the Salento Maldives), the Marinas of Ugento, Torre Vado, Torre Mozza, Torre Pali and Lido Marini.From here you can also easily reach the greatest cultural and scenic cities such as Lecce, Santa Maria di Leuca, Gallipoli, Porto Cesareo and Otranto.Guests are welcomed by Mario and Silvana, the proprietors, who offer guests a vacation dedicated to tranquility. The old stables and the manor house barn with its tower were renovated and converted into lodgings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tenuta Specolizzi

Address: S.P. Presicce-Lido Marini, 73050, Salve, Italy
Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Lecce > Salve
Price Range: $99 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Tenuta Specolizzi 1*
Number of rooms: 14
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