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Poggio del Sole
Ranked #28 of 81 Hotels in Forio
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1 review
“Great place”
Reviewed August 7, 2012

I had a great time at the Poggio del Sol. The room was lovely and spacious with it's own balcony.
I was given a single room initially but upon requesting to be upgraded the family did it without any hesitation.
The location is far enough to feel that you are getting away from your everyday life, but at the same time should you need to go anywhere, Lorenzo will offer to take you.
I really had one of the best holidays ever.

Room Tip: ask for a double room, you won't regret spending extra.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

The hotel is truly a family affair, from the welcome by Salvatore and Lorenzo, to the home cooking and friendly service. The rooms are in a separate building with an amazing view over the bay, a fantastic spot for watching the sunset. There is a small swimming pool, but we would recommend walking downhill (or taking a lift from Lorenzo) down to the private pontoon by the sea. Nothing is too much trouble, Salvatore gave us a bag of fresh fruit every day, and they genuinely care that you are having a good time. The food is delicious and meals are taken on a shady terrace. The hotel is slightly out of town, but right by a bus stop so it is very easy to get around - it is well worth having a go on the Ischian buses, a fun experience in itself.

Room Tip: We were on the top floor (203) lovely terrace with fabulous views.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

Before arriving at the hotel I could not have imagined how perfect our stay there could have been. As a couple aged 24 we have never stayed in such a peaceful location when on holiday. The hospitality from all members of the family was incredible, the food at the hotel was so delicious, that we only ate out for 2 nights of the 10 days that we stayed here. From the views of the sunset on our terrace to the traditional and delicious food in the restaurant, this was a first class holiday that we will be sure to revisit - heaven!!!

Room Tip: Every room has a magnificent view - enjoy!!!
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed July 8, 2012

We came with 4 children and 2 adults, all wanting something different this vacation and we all got what we wanted: pool with toys, the best healthy home-made food, a jacuzzi with the best view (and music and lights!), clean and spacious rooms with good beds and pillows and fresh fruit from their garden as an extra surprise everyday! Complementing all this; at their other part of this hotel we got a clear ocean with snorkel gear, boats and more toys to play with. This all with the most friendly attitude of their staff (one big family). Days were too short and too many services to enjoy in this short week we spent there. We will definitely return a 3rd time and stay even longer. Grazie per tutti Colella family!

  • Stayed July 2012
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Franklin, Virginia, United States
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Reviewed June 2, 2012

We found this wonderful hotel in time for our 10th anniversary. It was an excellent choice, very clean, wonderful indoor and outdoor spaces. The views were beautiful, thankfully the restaurant was close by so we could stay on our balcony until well after sun set to enjoy the views. I was nervous about my lack of Italian, but this family run business has taken care of that too, with many of them speaking English as well. They know the island inside and out and go out of their way to help you find what you are looking for. I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed our time there, and it is definatly where we will be staying when we can get away again!

Room Tip: We loved the corner room, but I can't see a balcony that would have a bad view.
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Surrey
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Reviewed May 30, 2012

I have returned from a fantastic stay at the Poggio Del Sole.It is truly wonderful,from the hospitality of this delightful family to the food which is magnificent.There really isn't anything they won't do to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.
This is a little piece of heaven on earth, absolutely brilliant.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed November 16, 2011

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Poggio del Sole in October 2011. We were overjoyed to find that the hotel was extremely clean and the views from our room were breathtaking. The food at the accompanying restaurant was absolutely to die for and the hotel staff made the property feel like home. Special thanks to Hailey and Lorenzo, who gave us a ride to wherever we needed to go and who's English language skills were much appreciated. We will definitely be visiting the Hotel Poggio del Sole again!

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Poggio del Sole

Property: Poggio del Sole
Address: Via Baiola 193, 80075 Forio, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
Location: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Isola d'Ischia > Forio
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Forio
#8 Best Value Hotel in Forio
#19 Family Hotel in Forio
#26 Romantic Hotel in Forio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Poggio del Sole 2*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Poggio del Sole provides everything you might need to make your vacation perfect. All rooms feature a private bathroom with hairdryer, satellite TV, personal safe, mini-refrigerator, air conditioning, heating, and internet wi-fi connection. Also available are fully serviced two bedroom apartments with small kitchenettes for 4-6 people. Each room boasts either a balcony or terrace with unobstructed views of the Mediterranean sea. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Poggio Del Sole Forio
Poggio Del Sole Hotel Forio
Poggio Del Sole Isola D'Ischia/Forio, Italy

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