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“Total relax, tasty food and lovely people in Ravello”
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Hotel Bonadies
Ranked #13 of 21 Hotels in Ravello
Certificate of Excellence
Naples, Italy
2 reviews
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“Total relax, tasty food and lovely people in Ravello”
Reviewed June 19, 2013

My family and I spent last week-end in this hotel in Ravello. The position of the hotel is very good and comfortable, few steps from the main square of the town, you can reach it by car to park in the private garage. The view is amazing, the hotel is endowed with many terraces looking at the seaside, fantastic to relax and get tanned. Our room was large and comfortable, clean and well furnished, with a large terrace and very beautiful “vietri style” ceramic tiles on the floor and in the bathroom too (this was well equipped, with toothbrush, nail set and so on ) We relaxed very much in the swimming pool and, above all, in the Jacuzzi pool on one of the large terraces, in the open air, looking at the fantastic outlook. You can see the mountains and the coast, the sea is under your feet....it's magic. High quality restaurant. The breakfast was great, with home-made jam and cakes, juices and a wide range of yogurt, cereals, chocolate, croissants and a continental breakfast corner with eggs, sausages, bacon and cheese. Personally, I loved the cooking of the restaurant at dinner. The menu was rich of courses, and fish was tasty, deliciously cooked and well served by kind and attentive waiters, who tried to satisfy every our request with competence and helpfulness. Very good the typical seafood and the home-made vegetables and cakes (chocolate cupcake). The owners are lovely people and try to satisfy you for everything (transfers, concert tickets, a baby sitter) Absolutely recommended.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

My wife and I have recently returned from a week's holiday at the Hotel Bonadies and since our return have regailed our friends and family with not so much the infinite treasures of Ravello and its environs, but largely with the kindness and comfort we experienced at the Hotel.

From the receptionist's very first greeting to the ultimate early morning farewell, we were made to feel 'one of the family'. We felt we had entered the beautiful home of a new friend. From each generation of the kindly family which run the hotel, nothing was too much trouble. The cleanliness of the building, the comfort of the rooms (complete with stunning views) and the quality and presentation of the food all confirm that 'The guests come first.'

You cannot help but grow close to the staff; their warmth, good humour and willingness to assist is genuine. Amid the many treasures Ravello has to offer, the Hotel Bonadies is certainly one of the most memorable gems.

Signor Carrano, you have much to be proud of both in your hotel and your delightful family (Slavia was a little treasure!). We were sorry to say goodbye.Thank you for making our holiday that bit special.

We will certainly be back.

Kindest regards and fondest memories,

Pam and Douglas Ditta

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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bonadies, Proprietario at Hotel Bonadies, responded to this review, June 18, 2013
Thanks for you review, every day we try to do the best and an unforgettable experience of our customers. Our mission is to make our guests feel at home.

See you next time
Best Regards

Carrano-Bonadies Family
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Reviewed June 5, 2013

This family run hotel in the beautiful town of Ravello has been in the same family for decades and the care and love they bestow on the site, the grounds, and the guests is apparent. There is a sense of pride and professionalism. The staff are fantastic, language is not an issue and one could not fault their attention. The rooms were large; ours opened onto a deck with its own spa (we shared with other adjacent rooms) overlooking the mountains and sea. The views both over the sea and inland to the mountains are spectacular. The bathroom was large and the jacuzzi shower a real treat. Beds and pillows were first class ensuring a fine sleep, rooms were very quiet. The restaurant was excellent and the night we were there (Thursday) had live music, a fine treat. Wi-Fi is available to guests. Ravello is a lovely historic town and the Hotel Bonadies is a great place to base yourself as you explore the local sites, historic areas, and shops.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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bonadies, Proprietario at Hotel Bonadies, responded to this review, June 7, 2013
We are glad to have met you, and spent a wonderful evening together with Mimmo Vitale and his neapolitan music. Thanks for the review, our mission is to make the customer happy. After reading his review, we understand that we have done a great job and made ​​the stay memorable. With the hope to meet again soon, and with the desire to always offer a better service. a big hug, Carrano Bonadies Family
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

When I asked to see the menu he receptionist was very pleasant and very helpful. We had a table on the terrace with the most incredible views. The waiter was charming and he advised us on what to eat.We had the cannelloni and the gnocchi which were gorgeous. We had one filet steak with gorgonzola which was the nicest steak I have ever had. We had half a litre of house white an the one glass of the red to go with steak. When we left I said to the waiter that the red was lovely and where could I buy a bottle. He said it was their wine and you couldn't buy it. As we were leaving he called me back and gave me a bottle of the red and said to think of them when we drank it. We have eaten many meals in Italy but his was one of the best.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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bonadies, Proprietario at Hotel Bonadies, responded to this review, June 11, 2013
For us the kindness is one of the most important things. Every day we try to make the experience of our guests the absolute best. It 'been a pleasure to have hosted and offered a delicious lunch. I recommend, when you open the bottle of wine, think of us ... thank you for the wonderful review
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Reviewed June 1, 2013

This is the second time in five years we have stayed at this hotel. I have graded it as excellent not on the basis of it being five star but on the qualities they deliver. Value for money, entirely run by the family, the owner, his daughters and this year his grandsons! Nothing ever seems too much trouble for example on our early departure one of the family was up making us coffee and would we like something to eat etc etc We met one couple and asked have you been here before and they said oh yes we are regulars about ten times! I think at our age now we might not be able to top this! We were there on a bed and breakfast basis but ate in the restaurant all but one night and spared no expense on food or drink at a total cost for the two of us of around 400euro. Top quality Italian Food in a stunning part of Italy long may they continue !

Room Tip: A room overlooking the pool has stunning views !!
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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bonadies, Proprietario at Hotel Bonadies, responded to this review, June 11, 2013
Mr Doocan, our family is proud to have made ​​his perfect vacation. His sympathy really miss here in Ravello. When there are departures at dawn, Umberto and Andrea are pleased to offer our customers a good coffee and a croissant, so as to make the day of departure "happy" even though when you go you are always sad. a big hug to you all and see you soon. thanks for the wonderful review.
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Reviewed June 1, 2013

My wife and I have been travelling to Hotel Bonadies for over ten years now. We consistantly have excellent warm welcome, top class service and food to die for. They always go far beyond the call of duty to cater for us. What ever our requests every possible effort was made to make us feel relaxed. The food and drink was out of this world. Yet again an excellent stay. See you all next year.

PS. Umberto and Andrea have really followed in their Grandfathers footsteps as being very hospitable to all their guests. ourselves included.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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bonadies, Proprietario at Hotel Bonadies, responded to this review, June 11, 2013
Hi mr Johnny D, thanks for you amazing review. Our mission is to make the holiday of our customers always perfect and unforgettable. when we read a review so we are very happy, because it means we have done a great job. it was a pleasure to host you again in our home and we hope to see you again soon. a big hug to you and his wife.
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Reviewed May 17, 2013

We first visited Ravello in 2011 and experienced eating lunch in their restaurant which we thoroughly enjoyed. The service is wonderful and Mr Andrea Carrano Bonadies, the owner, often assists in the hospitality and service first hand. The pool are is just unbelievable...gorgeous view and amenities...on one occasion we attended a huge party up on the rooftop. Everything was perfect from the gorgeous flowing curtains floating on the structure that was atop us to the fabulous flower arrangements and finally the long tables filled with Italian delicacies...what a gorgeous location for a wedding or any other party you might wish to host in Ravello...Later we moved to Ravello for nearly a year and continued our visits to this fabulous and historical hotel!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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bonadies, Proprietario at Hotel Bonadies, responded to this review, June 11, 2013
Thanks for your review and the time spent together in our home. A big hug with the hope to see you soon.
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Property: Hotel Bonadies
Address: Piazza Fontana Moresca 5, 84010, Ravello, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Ravello
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Ravello
#8 Family Hotel in Ravello
#9 Luxury Hotel in Ravello
#12 Romantic Hotel in Ravello
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Bonadies 4*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Since 1880 Hotel Bonadies has been providing wonderful hospitality in Ravello, one of the most panoramic spots of the Amalfi Coast. Enjoy comfortable rooms, a warm welcoming and good food. Hotel Bonadies offers an outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi area, where you can enjoy the beautiful sea view. The establishment also offers Shiatsu and relaxing massages. All rooms are elegant and refined. Different types of rooms are available, and each with a different, yet amazing view of the sea or the mountains. The real treat while at Hotel Bonadies is the exquisite food. Many couples choose this hotel to get married in in style. All dishes are prepared only with the freshest ingredients and following traditional Mediterranean and regional recipes. Most ingredients and products come from the establishment's La Rotonda gardens, open for visits. During this visit you will be able to pick the precious Limoni Sfusati (a local variety of lemons) used in many of the hotel's menus. ... more   less 
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