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Residence La Dolce Vita

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Reviewed 31 May 2015

My wife and I were celebrating our first year of marriage in Italy; rounding out our stay in Positano. She chose our accommodations with the following parameters in mind: a view of the ocean and no more than 5 mins walking distance from the beach. La Dolce Vita satisfied both. The room was spotless with a recently updated interior /...

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Thanks to Maryse for her warm hospitality, care & attention. We enjoyed our stay at "La Dolce Vita"… a wonderful relaxing week thanks to spacious comfortable accommodation together with the added bonus of a beautiful "terassa" overlooking a panoramic sea view not excluding the soothing rhythm of waves gushing to the shore…absolute heaven! Here on the terrace we received a...

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Dover, UK
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

We loved this place, the room was spotless, the bathroom was big and brand new with a view of the sea. The balcony was beautiful with the most gorgeous sea view. The perfect place to have breakfast in the mornings. We could hear the sound of the waves crashing on the beach as we lay in bed. It was great....

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Michigan
Reviewed 5 January 2015

This was the most expensive hotel of our trip and also the most unprofessional service. We were originally supposed to be put in the main building (located very close to the beach) with access to WIFI. When we arrived, they put us in a room about 100 steps up from the main building with no access to Internet and ants...

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2Thank Dani G
Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Trying to make sense of the discrepancies in the reviews before we came, I was perplexed. After my experience, I can make sense of it. The first night we were put in a bottom room, despite having clearly booked a top room with balcony. The first room was awful. It smelt of damp due to the building being old. When...

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1Thank kateycAustralia
Naples, Florida
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Where to begin? Location in Fornillo is lovely and wonderful view without the docking of the ferry boats every 15 minutes at the main beach. Nice restaurants. One of the closest hotels to the beach and a little walk or free ferry to the main beach with shopping and more eating. The free ferry makes it extra charming. Ferdinando's Eggplant...

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Brunz Headz, N.S.W.
Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with my grown son in October for 4 nights in a twin room. View was magnificent from our room. Beds comfortable, room nicely appointed but not over done. Good bathroom, breakfast was good with a cappuccino each morning. Loved the fact that it is situated in Fornillo which is just around the point from the main beach. Hang...

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Compton Dundon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Pros: Clean rooms, lovely sea views Cons: Unbelievably bad access (though this is Positano not the hotels fault but DO YOUR RESEARCH! 300 steps to the beach sounds like nothing when you read it on your ipad from the comfort of your sofa) There are many better positioned hotels - Savoia, Pupetto etc Hosts are cold and abrupt. May have...

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Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

We have only just returned to London and miss it already. Maryse, la dolce vita, our massive room, the stunning views, the ferdinando cafe and its people, fornillo beech and positano!! not so much the steps but that's positano and with 100 steps only from dolce vita that's nothing compare to most locations.It's not 5 star but that's not the...

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful stay. Joining friends for a wedding in Postiano this late summer season on the beach in front of La Dolce Vita was beyond expectation. Maryse our host made us feel so wonderfully welcome. The sunrise and sunset views over the Amalfi coast bay bobbing boats with boats will forever be etched in my mind. 5* pillows and...

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  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The scenery is amazing, the beach of Fornillo is set between steep mountains green hills and the beach. The house used to be a simple fisherman's house,once the only one on the beach. Now, the house offers 6 comfortable bedrooms on two levels,facing the sea, full south, with balcony or terrace or garden, bathroom with shower, fridge, air conditioning and daily breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence La Dolce Vita

Address: Via Fornillo 31, 84017, Positano, Italy
Region: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Positano
Price Range: €161 - €235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence La Dolce Vita 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“ask for the corner room with terrace”
PassAndMove, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“visit ferdinandos bar on the beach - family run with great home cooked meals”
anne_mariep678, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
“room with joining terrassa”
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512yehudah, 16 May 2015 | Read review
“Insist on a top room and complain if you have been promised it and don't get it.”
kateycAustralia, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
“There are a couple rooms with nice balcony you might ask for those”
714victoriah, 28 Oct 2014 | Read review
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