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Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel

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Vico I Seminario 3, 74100, Taranto Italy
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#3 of 18 hotels in Taranto
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Looking for a place to stay in Taranto? Then look no further than Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel, a romantic hotel that brings the best of Taranto to your doorstep.

The rooms offer a minibar and air conditioning, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel features 24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge. In addition, as a valued Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel guest, you can enjoy a hot tub and free breakfast that are available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to parking.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Taranto, Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel is located a short distance from Ipogeo di Via Cava (0.1 mi) and Palazzo Pantaleo (0.1 mi).

While in Taranto be sure to experience local doner kebab favourites at Avalon pub srls.

Looking to explore? Then look no further than Castello Aragonese (0.4 mi), Museo Nazionale Archeologico (0.6 mi), and Ponte Girevole (0.5 mi), which are some popular Taranto attractions – all conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel as you experience everything Taranto has to offer.

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Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Free breakfast
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Rooftop terrace
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Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
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Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
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Bridal suite
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Italian
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OnAir241995 wrote a review Aug 2020
Brighton, United Kingdom13 contributions12 helpful votes
Lovely helpful staff; clean rooms, good aircon and wifi. The hotel is right in the middle of the old town and easy walking to all the sights. When we stayed the lift wasn’t working and the stairs are steep, but the staff were friendly and kind. Thank you!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Gary J wrote a review Jul 2020
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This was my second trip to the Akropolis Museum Hotel......but this time I brought my partner. We loved how it's boldly keeping the lights on in this part of town.......The Akropolis Museum Hotel is a beacon of hope for what Taranto can be......By staying here, we felt like we were seeing a city on the cusp of a great renewal. My partner and I were delighted to contribute to keeping the hotel open at this difficult Covid time and we look forward to returning in better times. Parking here is tricky if you're used to spacious car parks, since the laneway to the hotel is directly off the main coast road and is very narrow.......so I'd advise either taking a taxi or using a public car park further down the road near the lifting bridge. The hotel is located on the historic central island of Taranto old town, which has suffered badly from decay over the years....so while it's fascinating to observe the old buildings and compare them to other cities in Italy, I would advise caution if you're planning on exploring at night because it can feel a bit unsafe out in the laneways in the dark. The Akropolis is a trailblazer for this area, since they have renovated the building and maintain such high standards. For us, it was really eye-opening to see this side of Italy after coming from Naples, Pompeii, Amalfi Coast and Matera, which are so tourist-orientated. Taranto does not have the same level of tourist industry......and yet it's charming and could be a fabulous location with correct management and renovation. In light of this, the Hotel Akropolis Museum Hotel is doing a fabulous job by just existing......on top of that however, the staff are also extremely kind and helpful. For example, I mentioned to the night Porter that I may have left a set of keys on my first visit 5 years ago and he went off looking through old lost and found boxes without me even asking him 🙂. We would recommend stating for a night in Hotel Akropolis Museum Hotel to anyone who is touring Southern Italy and wants to experience more than the typical tourist experience.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Eric V wrote a review Apr 2019
Chalons en Champagne205 contributions88 helpful votes
Hotel located in ceter of Taranto near the Museum and at 10 min form nice restaurant along the port. Access can be an issue as hotel il located is really small street. Excellent welcome with friendly people. Rooms are reasonnable but ols fashion, clean. Hotel is noisy as wall thickness should be thin and standard window with small street is making that you can listen to all street noise but no cars after 22.00. Breakfeast is perfect with all what you need and home made pies. I would recommend this as a typical hotel.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Juanita P wrote a review Apr 2019
Austria7 contributions6 helpful votes
Rainy afternoon, touristic places closed, and lost in Taranto's old Town. As I was looking for a dry place, I was lucky enough to find the hotel Akropolis where I enjoyed a superb espresso served by very profesional and friendly staff. Thanks for brightening up the gloomy meant-to-be Tarabtian afternoon.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Keith W wrote a review Apr 2019
Colchester, United Kingdom6 contributions1 helpful vote
My wife and I spent 4 nights here on a short break to Taranto. The hotel is located in the winding narrow streets of the old city close to St Cataldo's Cathedral and a short walk to the sea. Also close by are many good seafood restaurants. Our room was large, well furnished and spotlessly clean, as was the bathroom. Excellent free wi-fi. Tea/coffee making facility and air conditioning. All staff were friendly and helpful and spoke good English. A hotel full of character, recommended if you want a change from a bland corporate hotel.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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US$75 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
ItalyPugliaProvince of TarantoTaranto
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Spartan Museum of Taranto - Hypogeum Bellacicco (0.09 km), Taranto Catherdral - Duomo of San Cataldo (0.1 km), and San Domenico Maggiore Church (0.06 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ristorante Il Porto Di De Matteis Maria, Ristò Fratelli Pesce, and Mena Mena Me.
Does Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Spartan Museum of Taranto - Hypogeum Bellacicco (0.09 km), Palazzo Brasini (4.0 km), and Necropoli di Via Marche (2.9 km).
Is Hotel Akropolis - Museum Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.