The location of the hotel is unrivalled with spectacular views of Positano and for this reason alone we would definitely return. Whilst it is a couple of miles (not a safe walk) from the centre of Positano, this is not an issue due to the regular and efficient courtesy bus. We found the hotel very good and all of the staff were friendly and helpful (particularly, when I required a doctor during our stay). The rooms are not really 5 star standard with quite basic decor and furnishings and bathroom fittings in need of updating. That said, we found the beds comfortable and the room was very clean and well attended. The food in the restaurant was excellent but unfortunately the menu did not change during our five day stay and by day four we were tired of this and elected to eat in town at additional expense. On the downside the pool area is cramped and a little gaudy. The funicular to the beach side terrace is good fun and the terrace itself is beautiful and spacious but beware of eating at the terrace cafe as the prices are extortionate and the food poor - £25 for a Caesar Salad which consisted of lettuce, stale bread and dressing only! Overall, these minor imperfections did not spoil our stay and there are far more positives than negatives about the hotel. For the view alone you would not be disappointed.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Le Agavi hotel, a sheer drop from the cliff to the sea, is just five minutes by car from the center of Positano. It features a private beach, a breathtaking view over the Amalfi coast, an open-air swimming pool with a snack bar and rooms with air conditioning. All the rooms of Le Agavi hotel, belonging to different room categories, dispose of equipped balconies or terraces, a satellite TV and private bathrooms with a tub or shower. Le Agavi hotel has 3 bars and 3 restaurants,led by our starred chef, one of which located on the beach, with beach club facilities, also open for dinner, with a water taxi service as well, with menus for theme nights and tasting menus, where you will have the chance to relax and enjoy authentic typical dishes of the coast. In front of the hotel is a sita bus stop, 15 km away from the Circumvesuviana train station. The hotel disposes of a shuttle bus service to and from the center of Positano, leaving almost every hour. The hotel is one hour by car from Naples and 13 km from the beautiful town of Sorrento, from whose harbor hydrofoils leave towards the island of Capri and many other destinations. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Le Agavi Positano
- Hotel Le Agavi