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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

I just can say that we were lucky staying at the Smeraldo Hotel. Immaculate and clean, amazing view from the dining terrace. The place is run for a whole family and they are polite, helpful and extremely proud of their place. If I go back to Amalfi Coast, for sure I would stay there.

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Thank Jose S
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Hotel Smeraldo is a great hotel with a exceptionally breathtaking view. The family that runs the hotel are very nice hard working Italians and with a smile on their faces are always ready to help. The food was great, restaurant on top of hotel is fantastic. Very clean hotel and our superior room with a ocean view was flawless and... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Good value hotel - great views, and reasonable service and room quality. Functional room, but a few minor issues (hot water problem but that was quickly resolved, shower head has unattractive fluoride buildup, lighting is somewhat dark). Website didn't work, but was able to book through an OTA. Location has pros and cons: faces the West so you get the... More 

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Thank cosmoj2015
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Personal very nice and helpful. Great views from rooms and top deck restaurant. Parking is available for 20e a night. Very hard to drive in small town as main road very busy but you can jump on bus in front of hotel and move from town to town for 1e. Beautiful small beach at bottom of hotel but be prepared... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The location was great and views were spectacular. Great breakfast - other reviews stated the breakfast was very good with a great selection and variety and this was true. This was important as we were travelling with a group of 9 of us and 4 of those were young adults (3 boys with large appetites) The view while having breakfast... More 

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Tallinn
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I stayed at Smeraldo last week. It is a nice hotel with absolutely perfect views to the sea and very friendly and helpful personnel. NB! We particularily enjoyed the restaurant because of very good meals.

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stayed at hotel Smeraldo on June 21-26. Our room was one floor down from the reception, which was nice and easy to walk to. The room was a desent size with one extra single bed next to our queen bed which was kinda weird, but was not a big deal to us. The shower was a bit small but... More 

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This hotels relies on it's great location to attract customers, unfortunately the service and facilities are lacking. The room we had was dated and although clean, had a damp and musty smell (there was signs of damp coming through the ceiling). The towels provided in the decidedly average bathroom were a thin, tea-towel like fabric - rather than towelling you... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Amazing view on ocean - unbeatable! We booked a superior room with a jacuzzi on the private balcony. The hotel is family-run and the owner still works with a ledger, and not a computer system, so he gave our room away (claimed it was Expedia's or some other agencies fault) and we had a tiny room with partial ocean view.... More 

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1 Thank leblancmathieu
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

All though we did not stay at the hotel we did eat at the restaurant 3 times during our stay in Praiano. The food was excellent and very well priced. The views are some of the best in town. The staff (Petra and Pasquale)were very welcoming. I would not hesitate to stay at this hotel. Me and my wife will... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Smeraldo is a pearl in the hearth of Amalfi Drive. The hotel opened in 1957 in Praiano, at the time, an old fishing village. From its panoramic terraces, in addition to gazing upon the splendour of Li Galli islands, guests can also admire the enchanting view of Positano as well as captivating Capri with its Faraglioni.All rooms overlook the sea and are served by a lift and have private bathroom, heating and air-conditioning system, telephone, TV and terrace.The Hotel also has a parking lot with an automatic gate, where you can safely park your car. An excellent restaurant, specializing in local dishes, overlooks the bay of Positano and Capri.The garden, lobby, bar lounge, and staircase to the beach are all enjoyable and convenient attributes of the Hotel.But it is the warmth and kindness of the owners that make this the perfect vacation spot both during the relaxing winter season as well as the lively summer season. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Smeraldo

Address: Via Gennaro Capriglione N. 133, 84010 Praiano, Italy
Region: Italy > Campania > Amalfi Coast > Praiano
Price Range: £101 - £531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Smeraldo 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Hotel Smeraldo Praiano, Amalfi Coast, Italy
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Praiano
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“best views on floor 1”
 of 5 bubbles josesN8904EF, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Recommend upgrading to a superior room, well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles , 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“good view and excellent restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles ener895, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to get a superior room and avoid -1 floor as directly under restaurant. Be ready for thin and hard pillows.”
 of 5 bubbles leblancmathieu, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just make sure you specify clearly what you want.”
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