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Al Vecchio Pioppo

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Via Filippo Turati 65, 87028 Praia A Mare, Italy
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Mercerville, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We are a NJ couple who stayed at Al Vecchio Pioppo in October. The B&B is a charming and comfortable place to stay. It is close enough to the sea that you can walk to the beach and promenade. A beautiful grotto and chapel is also within walking distance. Antonella and Gaetano are lovely people who are anxious to please... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

A clean and comfortable B&B situated right in the centre of Praia A Mare, very close to restaurants, bars and the amazing Moran's gelato parlour. We stayed for three nights, and found the quirky, colourful room very pleasant. The owners, Gaetano and Antonella, are very hospitable, providing a multitude of enthusiastic tips about where to go in the town, where... More 

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Alamo, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

What a find! Our hosts Gaetano and Antonella were amazing! They went our their way to make sure we had a fabulous time. They hosted a dinner at their home, gave us a boat tour of Dino Island and even toured us around nearby towns. The B & B is spotless, near shops and resturants and the sea. Parking is... More 

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Thank Sharon M
calipso08, Proprietario at Al Vecchio Pioppo, responded to this review

Dear Sharon and Bruce We are so glad to have met you ... you are really kind and nice people ... we would always have guests like you.... we hope really like to see you again ... and maybe.... one day we can visit the California ... is a dream ... lots of kisses Gaetano and Antonella More 

Los Osos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Al Vecchio Pioppio (a reference to the old poplar tree in front) is a great find in the underrated town of Praia a Mare. The location is near to what's happening: just a few steps from the main street with its shops selling "produti tipici" (typical local products) and the main drag for the evening "passagiata." The beach is only... More 

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calipso08, Proprietario at Al Vecchio Pioppo, responded to this review

Hello Paul thank you so much for your review. We are very happy to meet you and i hope see you again,in the next future...what a pity for the boat trip around Dino's Island,but will be the motive for come back in Praia a Mare.Many of lots... More 

San Luis Obispo, California
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Al Vecchio Pioppo is a beautiful B&B a short walk to the sea in Praia a Mare and also right in the sweet town itself. Walking is easy everywhere and the streets are tree lined with nice shops of local food products. You can hear the church bells ringing in the background. Gaetano is always easy to reach by phone... More 

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calipso08, Proprietario at Al Vecchio Pioppo, responded to this review

Hello Paul thank you so much for your review. We are very happy to meet you and i hope see you again,in the next future...what a pity for the boat trip around Dino's Island,but will be the motive for come back in Praia a Mare.Many of lots... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We were very happy to stay in this well located and maintained house in this beautiful room. We also appreciated the warm welcome by Gaetano and his wife who provided some helpful information for further exploring the surroundings. Definitely recommended, grazie mille!

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calipso08, Proprietario at Al Vecchio Pioppo, responded to this review

Hello Simon and Renata thank you so much for review; we are very happy to meet you and we hope to see again .By from Praia a Mare. Gaetano e Antonella More 

United States
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

First of all, I have to say visiting Praia a Mare was probably *not* the best idea I have ever had. I read in "Rough Guide to Italy" that the towns just to the north (e.g. Maratea) were very beautiful. I don't recall now exactly but I believe Al Vecchio Pioppo was one of the few places with any availability... More 

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calipso08, Proprietario at Al Vecchio Pioppo, responded to this review

hello thank you for remembering us, thanks for the nice things scritte.Praia a Mare is a very nice town to visit, especially when they start fine weather and the heat of our sun, which together with the beauty of our sea holiday offers truly unique. Air conditioners heat up as best they can, then it depends on how you abituati.However... More 

Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

An ideal stopover on our way South to Sicily. Easy to find, the numbers of the houses are on the walls. It is the wooden door right next to a small supermarket. Gaetano was outside to meet us and came with me to negotiate the town's one way system and eventually park the car in a safe street opposite the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

While travelling to Sicily with friends on the Amalfi coastal highway we decided to stop in the early afternoon and stay at one of the B & Bs in Praia A Mare and by chance we Hit the Jack Pot! Since we weretravelling in the off season most restaurants and B & B's were closed. We stopped and talked with... More 

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calipso08, Proprietario at Al Vecchio Pioppo, responded to this review

Grazie Brenda,grazie anche a voi,siete persone veramente speciali...arrivederci Thanck you so much,Brenda,thanck you very much,you are very nice and special people.....goodbye More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

My wife and I were traveling with another couple by car on our way to Sicily. At about 4:00 PM one of the ladies began to feel ill from motion sickness, so we got off the Autostrada and entered Praia a Mare. Since it was off season in October, we could not find a Hotel that was open, but a... More 

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calipso08, Proprietario at Al Vecchio Pioppo, responded to this review
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Grazie di cuore,Sal e Pam,siete persone veramente simpatiche e spero con tutto me stesso che un giorno potremo rivederci.Ciao More 

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