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Royal Prisco Hotel
Ranked #24 of 39 Hotels in Positano
Certificate of Excellence
Davis, CA
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3 reviews
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“Recommended”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012 via mobile

A lovely hotel with comfortable rooms, a perfect location, and great views. The staff is especially helpful in finding places to eat and otherwise enjoy Positano. I would recommend this hotel very highly.

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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509 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

A great place to stay and we couldn't recommend it enough. It is so well situated, not at the top but half way down and just a few metres from the pedestrian part and the shops, so you don't have the massive up hill walk back. There is a garage round the corner where you leave the car and the hotel has a reduced rate with them.
The staff were lovely and very helpful and informative. Nothing was too much to ask.
The room was beautiful, large with a great bathroom and jacuzzi and balcony. The balcony was huge and had great views down to the sea below and a perfect setting for breakfast for an additional €5, well worth it. The air conditioning was very good.
Breakfast in the bar area was a good selection of continental breads, croissants, fruit, jam, yoghurt and very good cappuccinos but have it on the balcony! There is an awning that provides shade but it is controlled by reception, so just ask and they will open it by remote.
The only small thing I would hesitate to mention but a small amount of work would achieve perfection is that there was some black mould around the bath seal, it looked unpleasant.

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manchester
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

We arrived late at night and within 10 minutes the night porter (Pascal?) found us a bottle of proseccco and some nibbles for our balcony. A brilliant start to a brilliant holiday. The hotel is well located being half way up and is run by a very friendly crew (ciao-ciao, Maria!). We were especially impressed with the standard of cleaning. They've also got a bathroom you can change in if your flight is a while after check out. If we went back, we'd go for a superior room as the balconies look huge :)

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

My husband and I stayed here for 5 nights during our honeymoon and loved it! Our room and bathroom was spacious and clean. We also had a balcony that provided great views.

The breakfast was wonderful with many options - we never left hungry.

Everyone working at Royal Prisco was so friendly and helpful! In fact, we left before breakfast began one morning, and they insisted we take some breakfast items with us - just a nice gesture.

The location was good for getting down to the beach and around Positano. It was a little bit of a walk, but not bad at all. We were also able to travel easily to Capri and Amalfi.

Overall, I would absolutely recommend this hotel.

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012 via mobile

We stayed in Positano for 4 nights and did day trips out to Amalfi and Ravello. This hotel is centrally located, a short 5 minute walk to the center with shops along the way.

Owners were super helpful and personally served breakfast in the breakfast room every morning.

Lovely lobby with marble staircase, our room was rather small but we did book an economy room so no complaints there :) the washroom was actually pretty spacious for Europe standards.

I will miss our stay in Positano very much, it is such a comfortable place!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

booked 2 rooms one for single person use the other an upgraded double.Married couples do not usually share with another single adult ! On arrival found we were in a double with an extra bed for the third person.Hotelier blamed the agents we had used , even though our agents had sent us written confirmation of the reservation.We were quite promptly moved to another hotel but we could have done without the inconvenience.

Another couple we were travelling with were told there was a problem with the plumbing in their room and were also moved to another hotel.
It felt like we had somehow been double booked which I perhaps rather naively thought was a thing of the past.

Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012 via mobile

Very decent location, close to most atteactions of Positano. Decent rooms. Weak Internet signal. The parking was a total scam at a nearby parkade (30 euros).The staff were friendly and accommodating. Reasonable value for the money. Unlikely to return to this hotel.

  • Stayed September 2012
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Additional Information about Royal Prisco Hotel

Property: Royal Prisco Hotel
Address: Via Pasitea 102, 84017, Positano, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Positano
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#13 Family Hotel in Positano
#17 Romantic Hotel in Positano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Prisco Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Royal Prisco Positano
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