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Positano Art Hotel Pasitea
Ranked #17 of 39 Hotels in Positano
Certificate of Excellence
Toronto
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17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Lovely, quirky hotel. Front desk guys were funny, helpful and very nice (transfered us to a huge jacuzzi room for 5 nights after a small mix up on the first night). Bedding and beds - extremely comfortable, bathroom, great! Yummy breakfast, cappuccino. View from HUGE terrace - spectacular! Positano is magical!!
If we returned I would very happily stay at Pasitea!

Room Tip: Many steps down to beach (Il Fornillo), about 500.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Thank J-MOT.
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Positano_Pasitea, Direttore at Positano Art Hotel Pasitea, responded to this review, August 30, 2012
Correct, Positano is Magica!!! Thanks for your beautiful review
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2012

a very italian hotel in every regard - decor, bathrooms, bed, pillows, friendly service. altho you sometimes get the feeling, "they" don't care - nothing is further from the truth. truly wonderful staff, especially the barman - v funny.

great little quirky rooms, good internet thru out, every room faces the sea and the views are truly inspiring. nothing better than a double espresso on the balcony first thing in the morning overlooking the sea.

yes, it is hike down to the shore but a wonderful walk it is. a few nice places to dine nearby. the manager will recommend several hill top restaruants - the absolute best being Il Ritrovo. the owner of Il Ritrovo has a passion for food and ingredients that is hard to beat.

a very easy and convenient bus journey from town centre.

Room Tip: ask for the room with the larger bathroom.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Mike O
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Positano_Pasitea, Direttore at Positano Art Hotel Pasitea, responded to this review, August 29, 2012
Thank you. I understand that you loved Positano, and I'm happy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2012

We stayed at this hotel in July 2012. Initially, I was a bit disappointed at not staying at the Eden Roc which I believed to be in a more central location, but by the second day I changed my mind. This hotel is located close to a beach(you do have to walk down 500 steps to get to it). Once there, you can get a lounger and umbrella for 7 euros (or 6 euros if you opt to reserve the loungers for guests of the Pasitea. While there is a larger beach closer to town, chairs and loungers are 12 euros each. Tip: to avoid having to climb back up the 500 steps (which I unfortunately did on my first day!!!), walk through the Hotel Pupetto (walk through their outdoor restaurant), along the water. Eventually you will get to the larger beach (10 minutes), closer to town. Walk to the centre of town and catch the Internal bus back to the hotel (5 -10 minutes). Also, if you are coming from Rome, you may want to look into taking the Marozzi bus (4 hour ride). It leaves you off very close to the Pasitea Hotel. You can walk down the hill or opt to take the locale Internal bus that stops right in front of the hotel. We took a cab and it cost us 15 euros to travel less than a km! We did the day trip to Capri. Boat ride was amazing. Blue Grotto was ok but be sure to have some euros to tip the boat guy. They get rude if you don't tip them!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Positano_Pasitea, Direttore at Positano Art Hotel Pasitea, responded to this review, August 29, 2012
Thanks a lot for your beautiful words
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sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2012

This hotel is in a great location for either walking or catching a local bus down to the water or into the town, The staff are lovely as are the artworks adorning the walls, and the rooms are very comfortable and very clean!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Positano_Pasitea, Direttore at Positano Art Hotel Pasitea, responded to this review, August 24, 2012
Thank you for your beautiful words. We like a lot customers who appreciate the art
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights and didn't want to leave. Our room had an amazing terrace that overlooked the ocean, perfect place for a romantic stay. The room was large and decorated in true Mediterranean style. The room was clean and well appointed with a large bathroom and comfortable bed. The breakfast room was bright and clean and the food was beautiful. The staff were constantly replenishing the food and all served with a smile. All of the staff were extremely helpful and had plenty of suggestions for where to go and what to see. You must stay here !!!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Sharon B
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Positano_Pasitea, Manager at Positano Art Hotel Pasitea, responded to this review, August 19, 2012
Thank you, thank you thank you. Your comment has exciting. We are happy to have made​​, your days in Positano, unforgettable
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Prospect
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Reviewed August 7, 2012

My friend and I just came back from a wonderful vacation in Positano. We stayed
at the Hotel Pasitea and have nothing but good to say about this hotel. Our
room was great! It was clean and the white and blue decor was beautiful! Love
the mosaic tiles!
There are no words to describe the beauty you see when you step out onto
the terrace. The view is Spectacular! Amazing! Bella!
The staff was very helpful, accommodating, and friendly. I liked the variety
of tasty foods available for breakfast.
I had a question about one of the delicious cookies they served... I'm trying to
purchase them back here in Connecticut. I emailed the hotel. I received a reply
immediately.
I highly recommend this hotel. I would definitely stay here again!
Grazie! Ciao!
Lori

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank LoriRProspect
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Positano_Pasitea, Manager at Positano Art Hotel Pasitea, responded to this review, August 19, 2012
Thank you. I am particularly pleased that you have noticed the beauty of the mosaics. I hope you found the biscuits in Australia, otherwise we ship them to you
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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2012

I was astounded when I saw the Hotel Pasitea from way up high off of an overlook point along the Amalfi Coast. It was covered in purple flowers and was very east to spot! When we arrived we were overwhelmed at the beauty of the hotel and Positano. Tony, the concierge, was extremely sweet, accommodating, and upgraded out room for a very low price to make our stay more comfortable for four people. We had a gorgeous suite with a Jacuzzi tub, a HUGE balcony, which was covered in purple flowers, a very nice bath, and modern decor. We loved sitting on the balcony, and found it hard to leave the room. Tony recommended two very nice places to eat. We enjoyed both! We are very thankful to have stayed here, and recommend this hotel to anyone visiting this lovely destination.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Aroseallen
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Positano_Pasitea, Manager at Positano Art Hotel Pasitea, responded to this review, August 19, 2012
Thank you. Our bougainvillea is our pride. I believe it is the plant most photographed in Positano. It stirs emotions in noble minds
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Property: Positano Art Hotel Pasitea
Address: Via Pasitea 207, 84017, Positano, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Positano
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Positano
#10 Family Hotel in Positano
#13 Romantic Hotel in Positano
#13 Luxury Hotel in Positano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Positano Art Hotel Pasitea 4*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Overlooking the bay of Positano, the Positano Art Hotel Pasitea is a perfect example of Mediterranean architecture, with its masonry, lava stone and wrought iron furnishing. Completely renovated, the Hotel has the typical terrace-structure which can be immediately recognized thanks to the magnificent bougainvillea coming up from the vulcanic rocks to underline the property shapes made of arches and vaults. The Hall has a blue flooring painted of white waves which reminds the water sea movement. The circular stairs leads to every floor from which enjoy a different amazing view of Positano and of the sea. All the rooms are wide, air conditioned, with satellite television and individual balconies overlooking the sea. Each one faces a wonderful seaside landscape and the suites have a seaview Jacuzzi. The hotel has also a very special wine bar, where it’s possible to have dinner, taste the best products of Italian gastronomy and chose from a great selection of national wines. Free Wi-Fi ADSL connection and efficient business corner in the lobby. Private car park with an extra charge. ... more   less 
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