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“Room with a view and the food to match!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Bacco
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Furore
Certificate of Excellence
Gold Coast Australia
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121 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Room with a view and the food to match!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

This is a must for travellers to Amalfi. The view is amazing looking down on the Port of Amalfi from the cliffs of Furore. Yes it is up in the heavens but worth a bus ride down to the ocean. The service was so friendly and the food was of the highest standard. I learnt they subscibe to the Slow Food movement so it ensured every meal was delicious.
Their own Limoncello is the best made from Amalfi lemons-unforgettable experience.

Room Tip: Any room with a view.
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  • Stayed April 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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Lake City, Florida
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2012

We stayed in Furore for a week in early October 2012 and ate dinner every night on the sea view patio of the Hotel Bacco. The food was excellent and some of the best we have had during several trips to Italy in recent years. Management and staff went out of thier way to make sure our dining experience and our stay in the area (we did not stay at the hotel) was most enjoyable. They also had free wi-fi and sold bus tickets for local buses. Our waiter (Ahsuz-sp?) from India who waited on us every night was fantastic and made sure we lacked for nothing. He even arranaged for a local mistro to sing at our table one night! All in all, outstanding find and highly recommend it to others who visit Furore. Congratulations to the Bacco for a job well done!

  • Stayed October 2012, 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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2 Thank edandra
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Hoersholm, Denmark
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012

We found this restaurant a little off the beaten track due to the fact that it was a 'Bib Gourmand' restaurant in the Michelin Guide 2012 (good food at reasonable prices). We didn't stay at the hotel, so we can only write about the food. It was excellent - a choice of superbly cooked fish dishes as well as an excellent veal steak and mixed grill. The portions were very generous and the food high quality. We ordered the 3 course menu at 30 Euros and found it to be excellent value. We enjoyed every mouthful. We went back 5 days later for my mother's birthday and ordered from A la Carte - also excellent and not much more expensive. We highly recommend it. The view from the balcony is gorgeous (but then this is the case for many restaurants on the Amalfi Coast!)

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank AlexLLarsen
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mjm752
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54 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2011

We were fortunate that a wedding reception was scheduled in the hotel restaurant the weekend we hoped to book this hotel and visit the Amalfi Coast. The hotel was officially closed for the period of November we hope to be there. Staff were brought in to work for the week end, but as we were the only guests, it was a bit difficult to determine what it would be like during the normal season. The hotel offers a spectacular view. Accomodations were clean, bright and comfortable. For any who fear heights and driving on switchbacks, however, the trip up to the hotel is a bit frightening. Be sure to try the Furore wines from Marisa Cuomo.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Europe
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63 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2011

My wife and I loved this place. Our room was simple, clean and comfortable. The view, both from our room and the restaurant terrace is possibly the best of any hotel I've ever stayed in: breathtaking vista of the Med in the mornings, distant twinkling lights of Amalfi and Salerno in the evenings.

As others have noted, the restaurant is very good indeed. Excellent dishes, good value for money. Local families seem to eat there too (it's not just a pizzeria). The waiters are friendly and helpful. Right behind the hotel is the Marisa Cuomo winery, whose wines are on the list: they are very good - and very reasonably priced. Breakfast is absolutely superb. Not the Full English, but much more than just coffee and pastries.

The only 'problem' with the hotel - if you can call it a problem - is that it (and the whole village) is pretty isolated. If you don't have a car, there isn't really anywhere else within reasonable walking distance to go eat in Furore (unless you're young and very fit!) - so it's just as well the restaurant is good. I suppose you might be able to arrange scooter rental somewhere local - we didn't try. However, the local SITA bus service (Agerola - Amalfi) stops right outside, so you can go literally anywhere along the coast you want. And Italian public transport is pretty cheap. The hotel management also arranged a taxi to and from Naples airport for us, at what seemed to be about half the going rate.

Has to be said there doesn't seem to be much to do in Furore in the evenings though!

There is free wi-fi, although my connection was often unreliable; it only works properly in the hotel lounge, not in the rooms. The rooms have a minibar, but it would have been nice to have a safe as well.

The hotel staff are extremely helpful with 'local knowledge'; they sell single-trip and all-day bus tickets and provide all the necessary maps and pamphlets you might need to get around.

Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Our room was on the top (second) floor. There isn't an elevator, so if you have mobility problem...
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Israel
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2010

A charming hotel, highly recommended. Beautiful location, amazing view on the Amalfi coast. Very good restaurant.

  • Stayed October 2010, 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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Melbourne/Dublin
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2008

Simple Rooms, Amazing food, Amazing Scenery

We stayed 3 nights at hotel bacco at the recommendation of a friend - the rooms are simple, but clean and comfortable, the location beautiful.

The standout part of our stay was the food, even though we wanted to travel the amalfi coast, we kept coming back for lunch and dinner here, it was fantastic - some of the best italian food we have ever had - and so reasonable, especially compared to some of the junk served in other restaurants on the tourist trail.

We would highly recommend a relaxing quiet stay here, just off the tourist trail of the Amalfi

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  • Stayed March 2007, 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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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Property: Hotel Bacco
Address: Via G. B.Lama 9, 84010, Furore, Italy
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Location: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Furore
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Furore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Bacco 3*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
From its panoramic position 450 metres above sea level and nestled into the hills, Hotel Bacco is a small, cosy, 3-star structure offering breathtaking views of the Amalfi Coast.A peaceful, secluded haven, Hotel Bacco is surrounded by vineyards and flowered gardens. For nature lovers, the hotel is within easy reach of the famous Sentiero degli Dei (The Trail of the Gods) and many hiking paths.With its free, private car park, Hotel Bacco is a great base for independently exploring the rich surroundings, and is conveniently set between Positano, Praiano and Ravello. Alternatively, public buses for Amalfi stop regularly in front of the hotel. Bus tours will help you admire this unique and renowned zone and the hotel’s friendly staff can suggest itineraries and assist you with booking excursions.Hotel Bacco provides a welcoming atmosphere where you can enjoy individually designed rooms. Here you can rest in simplicity and comfort, with each room featuring lovely panoramas of this famous coastal area or relaxing views of the hotel’s rich surrounding gardens.Hotel Bacco is also known for its gourmet restaurant and its romantic, panoramic terrace where you can dine on fine cuisine and admire the enchanting Amalfi landscape. ... more   less 
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