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Hotel Buca di Bacco
Ranked #4 of 39 Hotels in Positano
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Amazing hotel!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

Absolutely the best location in Positano. We had 2 rooms at the hotel. Our room had an amazing terrace overlooking the water (room 10) Our kids room (room 51) had a nice view as well with a good balcony.

The location was right on the water with many restaurants nearby and lots of shopping right out our door.

The rooms were kept immaculate. The cleaning staff came twice a day to clean and replace towels. The front desk was attentive and extremely helpful. This hotel truly made our stay.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank LHConn
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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

You cannot beat the location of this hotel. It is literally right on the waterfront and by many restaurants. We had 2 rooms. Our room had a huge terrace with and amazing view. Our kids also had an amazing view with a small balcony.

The cleaning staff kept the rooms immaculate and came twice a day to clean and replace towels. The front desk was attentive and extremely helpful.

No complaints.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank LHConn
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Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2013

Love this Hotel. Have stayed here several times and it just keeps getting better if that is possible! It is close to the Beach and the rooms are beautiful. The Décor is amazing with cool Ceramic Tiles the highlight. The view from the Balcony over the Mediterranean is so beautiful and relaxing you don't ever want to move. The Breakfast itself is everything you would ever want. The staff are amazing and remember us every time we return. The Hotel is spotless and has a warm friendly feeling. Why would we stay anywhere else in Bella Positano.

Room Tip: We always stay in the original part of the Hotel in a sea facing room with Balcony. Room 12 is great...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Fran A
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New Hampshire
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27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

This hotel is fantastic! It is clean, the staff is hospitable and the location is perfect. The view from our room was breathtaking! The rooms were fresh and well decorated. The beds are comfortable and they give you extra pillows and blankets. The air conditioner worked great. Every night you receive fresh towels and a turn down service. The breakfast was one of the best we had in Italy. The hotel staff was helpful. It is difficult to carry bags to the hotel if you are coming in from the top of the town. They arrange carries to bring your luggage to and from the hotel. I would recommend carrying down and have the carriers bring them back up. It is a steep walk to the main road where you can meet your driver. The location is steps from the beach. It is close to all the shopping and restaurants. Everything about this hotel is perfect. I wish we spent our entire holiday here. I can not wait to return!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

This hotel was absolutely beautiful! Situated steps from the ocean, restaurants and shopping, it made it the perfect location to stay.

The room was perfect. The view was amazing. The décor was my favorite. The Italian ceramic tile floors in the bedroom and bathroom were just gorgeous!

I have to say, the breakfast buffet in the morning was the best I have had in Europe. It had a wide selection of food items and was open from 7 - 10 AM.
When we checked in we were greeted very kindly by the guest service agent who let us store our bags until our room was ready. They were very helpful during out stay. We received a complimentary drink ticket to use on the patio overlooking the ocean, it made for a perfect start to our evening out.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

We did Rome, Venice, Tuscany, Florence, Naples this past 2 weeks. We finalized our trip in Positano at the Buca di Bacco and what a grand finale. This place 'rocks'....the view, the location, the food, the service, the staff! I stay in hotels 175+ nights a year...vacation I don't skimp. Buca di Bacco was awesome....would come back again, probably will.

Room Tip: you need to use the porters to get your bags to your room. ha, crazy hill!
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank FoodiefromPA
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Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

With a long and tiring two weeks traveling across various cities in Italy, we finally arrived in Positano for a 3 night stay at Hotel Buca Di Bacco. Having dealt with Mario at the front desk from the onset was a pleasure as well as Massimiliano and all the other very generous and caring staff at the hotel. Our stay was exeptional from the moment we arrived at the hotel--from the greeting, to the food, to the wonderful presidential suite that was assigned to us by Mario. We stayed in Room 37--the largest of the suites in the hotel. This room was beyond stunning and equipped with all the luxuries one could ask for. To keep things short and to the point, we ate at the hotel restaurant three times where Chef Andrea Ruggiero prepared 5 star dishes that were exceptional to the taste buds and presented with 5-star elegance. Our stay also gave us the opportunity to cook with Chef Andrea for 120 euros which was worth every penny! Our server, Giovanni also made our experience top notch with his friendly persona and caring attitude towards guests. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Positano--you are sure to be exceptionally pleased.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank David A
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Property: Hotel Buca di Bacco
Address: Via Rampa della Teglia 4, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Positano
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Positano
#3 Family Hotel in Positano
#4 Luxury Hotel in Positano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Buca di Bacco 4*
Number of rooms: 47
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
. Hotel Buca di Bacco is located in the heart of Positano in prime sea front position on the beach of Marina Grande, it is the ideal spot to experience the magical atmosphere of the place. It is an historical Hotel and Restaurant and dates back approximately to the 1920, today it looks very different from how it did at the beginning of the century. The hotel, which owes its origins to the old tavern is constantly keeping up with the changing times, the classic and plain decor was designed to offer a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere, the rooms have a sea view with either a small balcony or terrace, or a little garden. Among our services, Cooking Classes are available in our Restaurant and offers the opportunity to learn our regional cooking style. Once inside the hotel, the welcoming ambience will allow you to relax and unwind as the eager yet courteous hotel staff aim to please even the most demanding of customers. ... more   less 
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