I have thought long and hard before doing this review.
I believe Onda Verde is the perfect location for a holiday on the Amalfi coast.
We spent six nights here visiting all surrounding towns.
We had dinner at the hotel several times and the food was lovely.
Breakfast was the same each day perhaps something different in the way of hot food apart from scrambled eggs and bacon in that time would have been nice.
The thing that disappointed us was that we arrived at 930pm after travelling for more than twelve hours very tired after being delayed at naples airport as our luggage was lost. The hotel knew our situation and at no stage offered us any help with this distressing situation or even asked if our luggage had turned up. It became obvious to us that luggage being lost at naples airport is not an unusual thing. After nearly three days our luggage turned up at the hotel no one notified us and we found our bags sitting in the foyer! We would greatly have appreciated the offer of help in tracking down our luggage as we don't speak Italian and communication was extremely difficult. The other thing that occurred to us is that if this is a common thing it would have been lovely to have been offered toothbrushes and toothpaste.
I have to say the lady on the front desk was the most friendly and helpful staff member unfortunately I can't remember her name. The young male who works at the hotel could be more helpful.
Our room was spotless and had the most amazing view.
The walk down to the lovely beach directly below the hotel was easy and there are several restaurants there also.
Onda verde is a fabulous choice location wise and it was lovely to be away from the crowds of positano and Amalfi.
A little more personal care when something goes wrong when you are travelling would have been greatly appreciated when you are in a country a long way from home.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The "Onda Verde" hotel, situated in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, offers an unforgettable stay for nature lovers in search of tranquillity. Like a perfectly set diamond, Onda Verde is in an enchanting location among the beautiful inlets of the coast; 7 km (4.2 miles) equidistant from the towns of Amalfi and Positano. The Hotel boasts an exclusive panorama of the Amalfi Coast; views include the Saracen Tower of Praiano, and that of the Conca Promontory, as well as Paestum, Capri and the Point of Campanella. The hotel is very near the cliffs and the beach. Its facilities and amenities enable guests to enjoy the sea and soak up the sun in the most inviting, friendly and relaxing atmosphere. When each guest arrives, they are greeted by a friendly reception. The Hotel has twenty five (25) private rooms nestled in five (5) mountainside villas as pictured here with bathroom, hair dryer, safety deposit box, minibar, telephone, free Wi-fi connection, satellite TV, air conditioning and breathtaking panoramic view. If you are a lover of beauty and nature, and you wish to watch breathtaking sunrises and romantic sunsets, Onda Verde is the place for you. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Onda Verde Hotel
- Onda Verde Praiano
- Hotel Onda Verde Praiano, Italy - Amalfi Coast