Ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.6 Room cleanliness
2.8 Service & staff
3.6 Room comfort
3.8 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
for Couplesby Dave & Ann from Twinsburg, Ohio
Outstanding Budget Lodging in gorgeous settingPosted Nov 10, 2013 on Hotels.com
Residence Le Villette is a fully furnished apartment (NOT A HOTEL WITH SERVICES) just 5 minutes from Ravello's town square. There are approximately 9 units on 2 levels. Our unit was on the upper level with a balcony and a better view than the lower level. The "third floor" is a sunning deck with some shade and a distant view of the sea. Nice pool away from the deck. Lots of closets, a pull-out couch & well-stocked kitchen (not food). VERY clean & comfortable w/ plenty of hot water. Excellent location that does not overlook the sea, but the view of the valley, vineyards, and towns on the facing mountain are exceptionally peaceful. Across the street is a small park, so there is easy access to the breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. The owner's limited English was a hindrance, but as long as you follow the rules, they try really hard to help. She has a cell phone with a translator. Le Villette hard to find, but have the phone number handy and they may come to get you. Whether to stay in Ravello vs Amalfi, it's hands down Ravello, and the price of Le Villette made that possible. As noted in the other reviews, the drop off/pick up in Amalfi for Ravello is under the canopy on the other side of the roundabout, to the right of the other buses. The other canopy to the left is for ferry trips, so if you see lots of advertisements, you're at the wrong canopy. In Ravello, the bus stop is next to a tunnel that will lead you into the town square.
Recommendedby A verified traveler from London
Ring in advance to arrange arrival!Posted Jun 12, 2013 on Hotels.com
This place is not a hotel, it's an apartment and the signage is ridiculous - it's faded and hidden. We arrived at 10pm not being made aware that there was no desk or concierge to speak of. Or even a phone number on the gate. Luckily our driver contacted the woman and after she gave me a rather rude shouting down the phone that I hadn't 'called her in advance', which was in no way explained in any booking correspondence, she thankfully got someone to drop round a key. You have to pay additional tourist tax and a €30 cleaning charge at the end. But it's super clean and a great location - rooms are big and showers powerful and hot. The beds are a bit lumpy but for the price they're about right. I'd recommend to friends looking for a cheap and DIY cheerful place to stay in the heart of Ravello.
for Familiesby Marita from Ireland
Posted Jun 11, 2013 on Hotels.com
My husband and I have stayed in Ravello several times and once before in Le Villette. This is a no frills apartment with great character and the previous time we stayed we felt the service was friendly and helpful. This time however, we were asked immediately on arriving for a Euro 50.00 fee for a final cleaning. We objected to this politely as we stressed that we had prepaid in full for our stay. There was also an issue of local tax per day and we immediately paid this as we know this has to be paid in all hotels and apartments. We were continually harrassed re this cleaning fee and I gave them a copy of our booking with you and advised that they ring you. I do not know if they did. Throughout our eight night stay there we had no change of towels or linen, or cleaning, which is totally unacceptable. We will go back to Ravello as we have done now for some years but never to Le Villette. Would not recommend it to anyone looking for an apartment.
Recommendedby Geraldine from New Zealand
Posted May 12, 2013 on Hotels.com
The hotel was quite hard to find, however it was in a good area, and not far from the square, just not well sign posted, and down from the street so not immediately recognisable. The staff didn't speak any English which made it difficult to communicate. There was no soap, milk, tea coffee or hair dryer, and the appartment wasn't serviced at all which I didn't realise, but is apparently normal for this type of accommodation.
for Everyoneby Family of 8
Family of 8 from TorontoPosted Aug 25, 2012
The hotel is situated on top of a hill. The scenery is breathtaking! We were greated by la signora Menna, a wonderful lady. She was very accommodating and very pleasant to deal with. The hotel has a pool and a very large terrace overlooking the gorgeous landscape below, very spectacular! We booked through expedia for 2 quadruple rooms. Rooms were very spacious with a full service kitchenette. The only unfavorable comment I have is that we found the 30.00 euro cleaning fee per room quite extensive as we only stayed for one night and an additional hotel fee of $45.00 per room was charged as they stated that additional beds were put in the rooms to accommodate 4 people per room. As previously stated we had booked for quadruple rooms, therefore had prepaid for 4 beds per room - hence the additional 45.00 should not have been charged. Overall, in spite of the additional fees, based on scenery, la signora Menna's great service and room size, we would definitely stay at this hotel again. In addition, parking for a 9 seater van was available with no problems. Thank you signora Menna!