I can hardly fault this charming, centrally located, tranquil and lovely guest house and it's well priced. It's well run and the staff are exceptionally helpful and welcoming and can speak really good English, if that's important. Nothing was too much trouble, from where to eat to finding a real estate agent. The big hotels could learn a few things from this little gem. The room was beautifully designed and felt very generous and comfortable. One very small thing, I found the bed to be hard, but the staff tried hard to improve this.
Breakfast included lovely fresh fruit, toast and all the usual continental things with delicious home-made cakes that are typical here. Dinner is ordered in the morning, but it didn't seem to cause a problem if it slipped your mind until later in the day. They pride themselves on making local dishes and always good pasta. Their house red wine is really good.
The pictures don't do this beautiful masseria justice, there are lots of places to enjoy the peace in a thoughtfully placed chair under a tree or by the inviting pool. The pool doesn't open until 23rd May (roughly) so you'll have to go to the beach if you want to swim. There was a kitchen garden, lovingly tendered, which provides for the broad selection of antipasti and a vineyard to cocoon the property was in the process of being planted while I was there. If you want to explore Puglia, this is a really good spot to be - you can easily reach the Adriatic and Ionian coast.
Twiddles from London
This hotel is located in Martina Franca (Trulli of Alberobello), close to Ducal Palace, Basilica di San Martino, and Church …More
Immensely helpful and friendly staff from check -in to chamber maid to wait staff. The resort is lovely, quiet in October, immaculately clean and the food is very good (all 3 meals). I highly recommend this as your base if you plan to explore Puglia.
Theresa from Washington DC
Located near the airport, this hotel is in Martina Franca (Trulli of Alberobello), and area attractions include Pianelle …More
very pleasant experience for all travelles. Staff very very good,eccellent.Fantastic place to stay in the old Taranto, steeped in the history of this city that few conoscono.Purtroppo the decorum of the residents near the hotel is disgusting, but everything is forgotten by visiting nearby restaurants and the Aragonese Castle is steeped in history of Ancient Greece.
Nick58 from Miami Beach
This hotel is located in Taranto (Isola del Borgo Antico), close to Cathedral of San Cataldo, Ponte di Porta Napoli, and …More