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Residence La Dolce Vita
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Vancouver, Washington
1 review
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“Molto dolce!”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

I recently took a girl trip to Italy with two of my friends and my stay here was the best part of my trip. Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable for three people and the views were spectacular. We arrived by ferry and the B&B was just a short walk from the beach. Unfortunately, we took the long way to get there and were tired from hauling our luggage all the way up to the road and down again. When we made it to La Dolce, Vincento opened a bottle of wine for us and took our bags up the steps to our room. Both Vincento and Marissa were so nice and enjoyed visiting with them. I will definitely be staying there again on my next trip to Positano. Our stay was amazing.

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Edina, Minnesota
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

My fiance and I had a wonderful time staying at the La Dolce Vita for 4 nights in September. The views are spectacular and the B&B is a short walk from the beach. The hotel is situated in a bay just next to the main village of Positano but the walk between the two is a lovely coastal path with stunning views. The rooms are nicely decorated and very up-to-date. The owners are very hospitable and made our breakfast each morning. We highly recommend the B&B.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

La Dolce Vita was one of the most amazing places I have ever stayed. With absolutely spectacular views over the water, a very short walk down to the beach, a short walk up to the main road, and incredible, spacious, luxurious apartment-style rooms, I would recommend this place to anyone, 100%, you will not regret it. Marie was such a character, she always brightened the day, and made breakfast interesting and a crack-up. I will be back, ASAP!

  • Stayed August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

We have just returned from a three night stay at La Dolce Vita in Positano and we absolutely loved it. Our room was very spacious with a lovely balcony overlooking the sea. It was very clean and well stocked with a safe and fridge. Maryse and her husband were very hospitable and we were rewarded after our trek with our luggage down the steps from the car park with a cold beer from Maryse! The hotel is situated in a bay just next to the main village of Positano but the walk between the two is a lovely coastal path with stunning views. We had a wonderful stay and want to thank Maryse and her husband!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed for 7 nights in September. We were attempting to do Positano on a limited budget, seemingly not an easy thing to do but we both agreed that we had made a good choice when booking La Dolce Vita.

We had a spacious and beautiful room with a huge balcony and a really comfy bed. We found that the location was perfect once we had carried our suitcases down the 300 steps or so from the road, as it it only 100 steps up from the beach, and not in the bustle of the town centre. Maryse even gave us cold drinks as we arrived so we could recover from the climb down. The main town is only a few minutes away along a really picturesque cliff walk and there are restaurants and beach bars nearby. We recommend Lo Guarrancino along the path to town for a great view and good value food.

Maryse was very friendly at breakfast and helpful with travel advice about Pompeii and Capri. Our room was cleaned thoroughly every day. I would not hesitate to stay here again, thank you for having us!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sydney
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Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

We have been traveling along the Amalfi for weeks and this is by far one of the best hotels!

Maryse was lovely and accommodating to every need. It was hard to find her at times but she is there every morning so just ask your questions then!

I loved my stay there, great wifi, great atmosphere, close to the beach and beach restaurants/bars.

I can't recommend this place enough!

  • Stayed August 2013
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Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Perfect location right on the beach, overlooking the water. Just a min walk to the beach. The most beautiful staff that would do anything to make you happy. Beautiful, large room with modern bathroom and fittings. Great restaurants just 2 mins walk. You do need to walk down quite a lot of stairs to get to the hotel, however, its Amalfi, and good things come to those who walk! It will be well worth it if you stay at this hotel. The lady that runs this hotel is just beautiful, eager to please, and very helpful. If you're coming to Positano, I would not stay anywhere else!

  • Stayed August 2013
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Property: Residence La Dolce Vita
Address: Via Fornillo 31, 84017, Positano, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Positano
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 29 Specialty Lodging in Positano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence La Dolce Vita 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The scenery is amazing, the beach of Fornillo is set between steep mountains green hills and the beach. The house used to be a simple fisherman's house,once the only one on the beach. Now, the house offers 6 comfortable bedrooms on two levels,facing the sea, full south, with balcony or terrace or garden, bathroom with shower, fridge, air conditioning and daily breakfast. ... more   less 
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