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ceramica solimene

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Cool and weird at the same time

I bought a traditional amalfi flower pot for 35e thats probably 1/4of the cost in a store... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
265sofiac
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Great selection of ceramics, great prices, a working factory inside

We highly recommend Ceramica Solimene, but reset your expectations before you arrive. This is a... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
collinstw
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Asheville, North Carolina
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  • Average18%
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6 Aug 2018
“Cool and weird at the same time”
7 Dec 2018
“never got plates but paid!!”
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Via Madonna Degli Angeli 7, 84019, Vietri sul Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

we went there with friends and were so excited to buy some dinner plates to remember our trip. we bought 1500 euro of dinner dishes, plates etc. and paid in full that was april and it is now December and we have not received them!...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank weswin1
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This beautiful and historic building houses an incredible array of ceramics at the factory where they are made.. The staff are only to willing to advise and help you find exactly what you are looking for to make your Mediterranean table look complete. Ask for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I bought a traditional amalfi flower pot for 35e thats probably 1/4of the cost in a store. Experience was weird since you didnt really feel welcome, its more than a factory that a store and you have to find someone to ask for prices. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We highly recommend Ceramica Solimene, but reset your expectations before you arrive. This is a working factory. not a retail store. It is a bit of a mess. The service is not the best. But the incredible variety and unbeatable value of the ceramics offered...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank collinstw
Reviewed 1 October 2017

My companion wanted to go here first as it's //one// of the oldest in town. They were impatient, and while the selection was huge, in my opinion the quality is consistently poor. My companion was bent on getting a few plates to match some she'd...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Nomadic2000
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Impressive building with huge room full of nice pieces of hand-made ceramics, all sort of ceramics - cups and plates, kitchen stuff, vases, etc. Beautiful colours and drawings. I wished I could see also the process of making ceramics but I didn`t dare to ask...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank eni t
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Finally the nightmare is over, with 2 of the most expensive pieces arrived broken, but, from what follows, I wont even try to have them replaced. Here is my story.  I live abroad and speak Italian (so that you understand that language is not a barrier),...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Naomi M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were very impressed by the ceramic tiled exterior of this large building; much art and craftsmanship must have gone into the design and construction. Likewise, for the nearby walkway under the street. Inside, we got just what we expected - a factory warehouse. We...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mike O
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting Solimene for years and have bought many pieces. I dislike the negative comments re the staff and factory shop. This is not a flash store in US where someone is there to meet and greet and pamper. It's a working factory...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I can see that the reviews of Ceramica Solimene span a continuum from very positive to very negative. Here's the thing: If you visit Ceramica Solimene with appropriate expectations, you will not be disappointed. It is a factory warehouse, albeit with a very colorful and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
9  Thank Christy V
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