A special thank you to Carlo, Elena, Federica and Arturo! What a wonderful staff, wow. Very helpful and sincerely interested in making your stay comfortable and pleasant. When you arrive, try not to be too put off by the elevator up to the second floor lobby. It's tiny, the light flickers on and off and the glass outside the ground floor door to the elevator was smashed in. I have to say honestly I was wondering at first just what did I get myself into! But once inside the hotel you have an amazing staff of warm, kind and helpful people. The rooms are nice. We were upgraded to a deluxe at no extra charge. The standard room we were in at first had a bathroom that was unreasonably small. But the bathroom in the deluxe was large and nice. The beds are very firm (too much so for me personally) and Federica brought me a nice soft cushion to lay over the mattress that made it a lot more comfortable. The breakfast room is very nice and the food was sufficient (hard boiled eggs, cured salami, cheese, muffins, croissants, yogurt, cereal, fruit, juice, coffee, cappuccino).
And we got an amazing rate! I definitely recommend this hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We are glad to give you the warmest welcome as our guests into Palazzo Sisto Riario Sforza. Here, in the heart of Naples old town within inches of Santa Chiara Church with its Cloister, the Veiled Christ and Via San Gregorio Armeno was born, in 2008, our Hotel. The Decumani Hotel de Charme was originally built during the 17th century and belonged to Sisto Riario Sforza, the last Archbishop of Naples in the Bourbon Kingdom of the Two Sicilies of which Naples was the capital. In 2008 we embarked on a major refurbishment programme for the second floor, where the Hotel is placed. The hotel has now been fully restored and equipping with all the modern conveniences our guests expect. A wide lounge, decorated with golden stuccoes and mirrors, testifies the illustrious past of this residence. All of our 22 bedrooms are fully air-conditioned and feature the following: soundproof windows, flat screen Television with international channels, safe, minibar, direct dial telephone and hairdryer. The Decumani Hotel de Charme is located in the Decumani, in the heart of the old town originally a Greek "polis" and then a Roman "urbs", an area wich represents with its squares, streets and alleys, a unique historical, cultural and artistic heritage, as it is testified by the acknowledgment of Unesco, which in 1995 declared the historic centre of Naples " the biggest open-air museum in the world". ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Decumani Hotel Naples