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Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This little B&B is a absolute gem. I cannot fault it. The interior is so thoughtfully done each room decorated in a clean modern style (not often found in Italian hotels) on suite was spotless with a powerful giant shower. The room had air conditioning a fab selection of teas and drinks in the mini bar plus a giant comfy... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you arrive, it's normal thing that just one more b&b. But when you see the location, amazing staff, big and impeccable suite, and the best breakfast ever. Very near to the best of tropea, beach, sunshine and restaurants.

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Thank Phccs
Biagio V, Proprietario at Portercole B&B, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for sharing your positive review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope to see you back again soon. Best regards, Biagio e Sharon More 

Chippenham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Would have liked to have stayed longer, but had only booked for one night What a great place, excellent location and a wonderful welcome, also the best breakfast we had in all our travels over Italy. Will come back

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Biagio V, Proprietario at Portercole B&B, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Thanks again and best regards, Biagio e Sharon More 

Bonn, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Me and my boyfriend spent six days at Sharon's and Biaggios lovely B&B. During this time we felt always welcomed in the homely atmosphere. The rooms are really nice and extremely clean, even the bed was very comfortable. The cosy tropean townhouse is located at the city centre and after taking a few steps you are directly in the middle... More 

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Biagio V, Proprietario at Portercole B&B, responded to this review

Dear Guests, It was wonderful to read your review and I am delighted that you had a truly great stay with us. I hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Biagio e Sharon More 

Uxbridge, Canada
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61 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed for five nights at Portercole B&B and could not have been more pleased. When our time in Tropea was up, we actually hated to leave. Our room, spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable, was at the front of the inn, had a small balcony, and offered view over the town and down to the sea. We were able to... More 

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Biagio V, Proprietario at Portercole B&B, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing such a beautiful review. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and I sincerely hope you had a wonderful time. Hope to see you soon. Best regards, Biagio e Sharon More 

Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We made a quick decision in our driving route to go to Tropea, and so glad we did. Lucked into this wonderful B&B with a great view overlooking the active main street. Decor and attention to detail was fantastic - modern fixtures,comfortable and very nice breakfast. The Owner took time to help direct us to a parking spot behind the... More 

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Northern Ireland
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63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The Portercole B & B is a little jewel in the centre of Tropea. Your hosts are Sharon and Biagio, a lovely and engaging couple who are most hospitable . Our room was spotlessly cleaned and was maintained at that standard every day by a meticulous Housekeeper. The room and bathroom was amazingly clean. All furnishings are modern and bright,... More 

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Biagio V, Proprietario at Portercole B&B, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your glowing review! It was a pleasure having you staying with us and we are delighted you had such an enjoyable stay. We do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future, Warm Regards, Sharon and Biagio. More 

Florence, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 July 2016

This beautiful little B&B run by Sharon and Biagio a lovely young couple was a delight to stay in, clean, great location with any help you need given happily by the owners. A lovely breakfast is served and it was great to enjoy the company of this charming couple.They are getting married later this year and we wish them every... More 

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Biagio V, Proprietario at Portercole B&B, responded to this review

Dear Mr Ramon and Mrs Annette, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a lovely review of your stay with us and thank you very much for the wedding greetings! We are very happy that you enjoyed our company and that you liked our continental breakfast! It was a pleasure having you as our guests and we... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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62 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Second year that we have stayed at the Portercole in Tropea and I have to say it was even better this time round. The central location is excellent - the decor and attention to detail is admirable. The breakfasts are magnificent and anything you want will be provided. But above all else its the owners, Biaggio and Sharon who make... More 

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Biagio V, Proprietario at Portercole B&B, responded to this review

Dear Mr Maurice, Thank you so very much for your charming review. It was such a pleasure to have you staying with us twice! Service is at the heart of everything we do and it means a lot to us to have this recognised and acknowledged. Thank you for your comments and compliments. We very much hope to have the... More 

Ricadi, Italy
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Portercole is a fabulous little B&B right in the heart of Tropea. The owners are extremely welcoming and are always willing to help their guests with whatever requests they may have. The proximity to the centre of Tropea is second to none, giving superb access to all that beautiful Tropea has to offer. The accommodation is clean and modern with... More 

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Biagio V, Proprietario at Portercole B&B, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for taking the time to review the B&B Portercole on TripAdvisor. It was an enormous pleasure to have you staying with us and we are delighted to read that you had an enjoyable and comfortable stay. Thank you for your charming compliments and please do come and stay again soon. Warm regards, Biagio... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portercole is in a quaint building, situated in the Ancient “Borgo”, a beautiful street in the centre of Tropea, very close to the sea and all that the town has to offer such as restaurants, shops and bars.Its location is ideal for enjoying all the wonders offered by the ancient city and it is an excellent base for exploring, not only the historical centre, but even the surroundings.The street of Portercole leads to a spectacular lookout, Largo Villetta (or Cannon Square), from which you can get to the sea thanks to an old but convenient staircase.The nicely furnished, comfortable and bright rooms are equipped with every comfort with the aim of making our guests spend a relaxing holiday.The friendly and quiet atmosphere will also make you feel all the typical hospitality and welcoming of our land so that we can make you feel at home.There is a wide choice at breakfast, a good way to start your day!It has the typical standards of a continental breakfast but also the typical Calabrian and Tropean’s culinary tradition so that you will be able to discover the flavours of our land.Guests can choose from a selection of cheeses, hams and salamis as well as cereal and eggs prepared as required. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portercole B&B

Address: Via Umberto I, 9, 89861 Tropea, Italy
Region: Italy > Calabria > Province of Vibo Valentia > Tropea
Price Range: €72 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask for a front room with a balcony.”
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 of 5 bubbles Ex-airfaircrew, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“only small all rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles 237annette, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Quite a few stairs and upper floor rooms are slightly smaller.”
 of 5 bubbles Genna11, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are terrific.”
 of 5 bubbles 547seano, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room with balcony facing towards the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Joe155019, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
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