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Relais Valle Dell'Idro

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

In a fairly shabby district of the town, the hotel overlooks the pleasant town of Otranto. Parking wasn't offered in their garage, so we made do on the street - be careful park outside the blue marked bays for which you are obliged to pay. The hotel itself is nice, modern and with smart contemporary look and feel. That being...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Well placed within 7 minutes walk from cittavecchia and the fortress. Hotel is easy to find and has secure parking 2 min away. Rooms are not big but adequate. Great breakfast, but do eat out in old town, plenty of great choices. Hotel has 3 terraces with good vies and plenty of sun. No pool but beach is 10-12 min...

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PalacePalace, Responsabile reception at Relais Valle Dell'Idro, responded to this review

Dear NorthbrookB, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your positive feedback, highlighting the main strenghts of the Hotel and showing your appreciation for Otranto and for its wonderful sea. We invite you to come back to Salento and visit us again!You could discover so much more around Otranto and it would be such a pleasure...

cambridge
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We advised dirty and dishevelled after cycling all day, the staff were so kind and helpful and best of all informed us about the rooftop hot tub, which you can reserve by the hour (10euros per person, including a glass of prosecco). Feels really special up on the rooftop, looking out over the town. Breakfast is fantastic and the rooms...

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PalacePalace, Responsabile reception at Relais Valle Dell'Idro, responded to this review

Dear Sophlew, thank you for reviewing us so positively! We are really happy of having been the worthy ending of your cycling trip around the Italy heel! That's amazing how a wonderful seaview during a relaxing hour in our hottub can restore your strenght, right? We hope to welcoming you again in your next holiday in Salento! come and visit...

Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This cute little hotel was awesome. We were in Otranto for a wedding and they were very helpful. Our room was great, only complaint was the shower is very small and the shower head kept turning....once it sprayed into the bathroom....kinda funny but certainly made a mess of water. The staff was so wonderful, especially Giovanna (spelling?). We drove from...

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

When we have checked-in we have been upgraded from small double room to classic one (thank you staff) on the ground floor. Our clothes didn't dry overnight as the room was very humid and not exposed to the sun. The wooden bed frame and  of mirror were smelling humidity and we coudn't sleep well at night. In the morning we...

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PalacePalace, Receptionist at Relais Valle Dell'Idro, responded to this review

Dear Sebastien, we are very sorry for your disappointing experience, but we would like to let know to all the users and maybe future guests the right version of your commentary. It was me who faced your “problem” when the “scandal” took place at the reception, while I was trying to figure out which was the solution, as all the...

Reviewed 1 August 2016

The hotel is impeccably clean, the staff are always on hand to help, and the rooftop provides a Jacuzzi (which you have to pay for, which is a little annoying) and stellar views of the city centre which you can view as you sip prosecco. Spotlessly clean, although the smaller rooms are just that - small!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 August 2016

we have just spent 5 days staying at this hotel in beautiful Otranto.......and what a thoroughly enjoyable time we had.This hotel is excellent on many levels.....beautiful surroundings and places to relax,extremely clean and very comfortable rooms of a good size,helpful,friendly and very efficient obliging staff and EXCELLENT breakfast buffet.I would stay here again in a heartbeat!It is alsoveryhandy to shops,cafes,restaurants...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We were very satisfied with our stay. Clean room, nice lobby, fast wi-fi and excellent breakfast buffet (the scrambled eggs with the zucchini was fanstastic :))... One small disappointment - they make a "tourist-size" coffee for breakfast - a size too big to be really excellent. But if you are into it, you will be happy.

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PalacePalace, Responsabile reception at Relais Valle Dell'Idro, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Zuzana, it was really interesting your commentary about our Relais, but above all it was funny the note about the "tourist-size" coffee..We would really appreciate to receive further informations, because we didn't understand what you meant. Do you refer to the AMERICAN COFFEE? By the way we are really happy that you enjoyed at most your stay! hoping...

Longfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My wife and I stayed here for 5 nights in early June. Firstly, parking was not a problem in the hotel's street. One side is paid parking, the other side is free and we had no problem in getting a space on all 5 nights. The hotel is very cool, tastefully decorated everywhere and the staff are really friendly and...

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PalacePalace, Responsabile reception at Relais Valle Dell'Idro, responded to this review

Kind Mr Tony, thank you very much for your kind words dedicated to the Staff, the service, the Relais.. We hope that you will come again as our guest in future, and for this reason we would like to inform you that the scrambled eggs can be made also on request, too. This information is indicated on the buffet table,...

Reviewed 11 July 2016

The hotel is beautiful and the rooms are quite small but comfortable. they have 24hr front desk service which is good and a Transfer to some of the beaches in Otranto. The staff is ver helpful and they would help to get any place you want (Scorrano for instance). Coming from the beach all you want is to be relaxed...

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PalacePalace, Responsabile reception at Relais Valle Dell'Idro, responded to this review

Kind Mrs Veronica, we are glad that you enjoyed your holiday in Salento, and that our Relais contributed to make it as pleasant as possible. We would like to inform you that we take the reservations for the hot tub, in order to limit the access to that, and paying is necessary to get it clean, using special products. It...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located 5 minutes walking from Otranto old town and from local beaches, the Relais Valle dell'Idro is an exclusive hotel where you can appreciate design and details attention. Its convenient location allows you to enjoy a breathtaking view of Valle dell'Idro, old town and Adriatic Sea. Rooms are comfortable, bright and chic. Distinguished by size they offer you the same facilities: smart rooms are perfect for short stays and younger guests; chic rooms larger in size. All rooms have a great attention for the details with lampanaki headboards, crystal glass doors, handmade stitched linen, curtains with an embroidery typical of San Leucio village with an image of a coral, lamps in wood and parchment. Relais Valle dell'Idro has an indoor and outdoor breakfast area, where breakfast "Dolce Risveglio" is served. The terraces is perfect for the "happy-hour" time at the sunset. There is also a roof top with solarium area and hot tub, and a relaxing area on the ground floor with sofas where our guests can enjoy an "after - dinner" drink. For keeping in shape, guests can benefit a well - equipped gym, a beauty center with possibility of booking massages and treatments. The polite and careful staff with its suggestions and advices makes Relais Valle dell'Idro the perfect place for relaxing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Relais Valle Dell'Idro

Address: Via Giovanni Grasso 4, 73028 Otranto, Italy
Region: Italy > Puglia > Province of Lecce > Otranto
Price Range: €72 - €1,014 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Relais Valle Dell'Idro 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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Relais Valle Dell'Idro Otranto, Italy - Puglia
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Otranto
#8 Luxury Hotel in Otranto
#14 Romantic Hotel in Otranto
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“I am sure staff would be very helpful on this.We were on the Ist floor and it was perfect!”
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