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“Great location, wonderful staff” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Buca di Bacco
Ranked #4 of 39 Hotels in Positano
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
“Great location, wonderful staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 5 days at the beginning of our honeymoon and everything was wonderful. It's right on the beach, and the view from our balcony was amazing. The room was very clean and we had no issues at all. The best part about the hotel was the staff, everyone was friendly, helpful and very charming. They helped us with everything from making ferry reservations to coordinating our transfer from Positano back to Naples. I highly recommend Buca di Bacco, I can't wait to go back!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My wife and I stayed here July 2014 with for 6 days. We got a deluxe room with extra big terrace. This is a rock star quality room, Marble bathroom, stunning view, cutting edge large screen TV.
Most days after the delicious breakfast we walked to the ferry area picked a place to go for the day and got on a boat. Every afternoon we would stop at the deli up the road pick up some wine, Prosciutto, cheese and sat out on our terrace on our lounge chairs. Every night we chose one of a dozen restaurants at beach level. If you plan on staying here and exploring Positano I would suggest training on a treadmill on steep incline for a few months

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stayed July 2nd-5tth and had two rooms next door to one another (one for the kids). The staff was friendly and helpful and the rooms were clean and inviting. The terraces made for lovely views and a nice place for a snack or glass of wine. The location is perfect. It could only have been made better if there was a pool as the beach arrangements were not great (this had nothing to do with the hotel). I hope we have a chance to return, maybe as a couple as it is very romantic.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Loved, loved, loved Hotel Buca di Bacco. Could not believe the beautiful sea view from the balcony and the quality of the room for the price. Located right on the beach and in the heart of all activity. Lie on the beach, take a boat ride, have an amazing dinner or just relax with an appetizer and cocktail as you watch local artists painting scenes of Positano. Everything is right there. You can't go wrong staying here.

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed here July 9th-12th and loved our room. Request Room #43 if you have the chance. The terrace looking out over the sea is breath taking. It is close to everything in Positano, all the shopping, restaurants, beach and boating. The restaurant in the hotel is also very good. Location is perfect, rooms are great and staff is very helpful.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Friends recommended this hotel and we chose it instead of a hotel our trip consultant recommend mid-way up the mountain. We were very glad that we were at the bottom in the middle of everything ... shopping, restaurants, boating, beach, nightlife. If we were in the middle of the mountain and had to walk up or down for all of our activities, we would have been exhausted! The room was a classic, so in the middle, and it had plenty of room with a nice bathroom and king bed. It had a smaller balcony than the Superior room but we enjoyed it and did not notice the difference. We had the option to move to a Superior room, but we liked our location and chose to stay put. The restaurant in the hotel was excellent. We also took at cooking class at the restaurant and it was one of our most fun adventures on our trip! It did not hurt that while we were in cooking school, Woody Harrelson and his crew came to eat at the restaurant and he took at photo with the chef and told us all hello.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed here in June this year, and couldnt fault this hotel.

The staff were amazing in Particular the breakfast staff - who always made us feel so welcome. We loved every minute of our stay here. We had a partial obstructed view, and there was absolutely nothing obstructed from sight!

The location of this hotel is incredible with everything so close to the door!

We loved our stay here, and look forward to staying here again.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Property: Hotel Buca di Bacco
Address: Via Rampa 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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