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“Nice couple, nice view, really good turistic tips from Naples”
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B&B Franca
Ranked #215 of 710 Naples B&B and Inns
Sao Paulo, SP
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Nice couple, nice view, really good turistic tips from Naples”
Reviewed 4 December 2012

We tought it would be a simple, but usual, bed and breakfast. We were surprised when we met the owners of a huge apartment: a really nice couple that treated us very well and also gave us perfect tips of the city. They also booked restaurants for us.
The room where the breakfast is served is cozy and there is an amazing view of the sea and also of the Capri Island.
If you are looking for a regular hotel, forget about it. If you are looking for nice experience, make friends and have insider tips of the town, this is your place.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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chaleureux, Owner at B&B Franca, responded to this review, 6 December 2012
thanks to our hosts for review
We hope to see them again to show marvalous Naples!
All the best
Franca Enrico
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Reviewed 16 November 2012 via mobile

I stayed here for several nights in a single room. The high points were the amazing view of Naples Bay out to Capri, and the gracious and accommodating couple who ran the place. My room was comfortable and clean. Breakfast in the living room included that wonderful view of the bay. I would definitely recommend this place, but be forewarned that it is difficult to find. The address is on a main street, but you then need to walk up a side street that winds up a hill. There are no signs for the B&B and you have to walk into the building's portico to find the address. I literally walked up and down the street for thirty minutes trying to find the place, and found it only with the help of a kind person who walked me into the building. My other advisement is the listing on some websites is misleading. When I booked the room the listing said all rooms included a balcony and a private bath. My room had neither, but the place was nice enough and the hosts so accommodating that I overlooked that apparent miscommunication.

Stayed October 2012, travelled solo
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chaleureux, Owner at B&B Franca, responded to this review, 17 November 2012
Thanks to our host for quick review
We hope to see him next time in Naples to show him marvalous Naples more deeply!
All the best
Franca Enrico
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 29 September 2012

The place is great. It is in a beautiful neighborhood where you have nice places to just sit and enjoy the city. And it is also conveniently located close to means of transport that take you to the Historic Centre and the Spanish Quarters.

Apartment where it is locates is awsome, with a lot of space and above all, a beautiful view of the Gulf with its islands. In fact, a very abundant breakfast is served by the window overlooking this beautiful view.

The other highlight is the hosts' hospitality. Enrico and Franca, as good Neapolitans, are very warm people and are always ready to help and to tell stories of the town.

I highly recommend it.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled solo
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chaleureux, Owner at B&B Franca, responded to this review, 4 October 2012
Thank you to our host to have choosen us and promptly reviewed us.
Come back to see Naples at least 3 days to discover the whole beauty of this town.
Franca Enrico
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

We didn't speak Italian but we felt Italian when we left the B&B after 4 nights! We were heartly welcomed and the view out of our bedroom over Napels where you could see Ischia and Capri was delightful in the morning and in the night! Our room was always clean including the bathroom and the breakfast typical Italian with sweets and yoghurt. A great stay for everyone who enjoys the calm and beauty of Naples! Thank you!

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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chaleureux, Owner at B&B Franca, responded to this review, 29 September 2012
Thank you to our guests for choosing us and reviewing us so fastly.
We hope to make better next time to show them marvalous Naples !
See you soon!
Franca Enrico
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 19 September 2012

A friend and I stayed here for one week. Carla (the owners' friend) and Enrico (the husband) were lovely, but Franca (the wife) was snide to us until we had paid for the first few nights, insisting that we go out to a bank machine and get it immediately, rather than just come back with the cash at the end of our day's outing. To me this is not gracious hospitality, especially since they never asked for cash up front in any of their emails when we booked, and they already had my credit card details.

As Sam S of Vicenza says, this is literally an old couple's apartment, of which they let out the spare rooms, and do their best to match the professional level of service you would get at a normal B&B. The rooms are clean, beds are well made every day, breakfast is served when desired, and the view is lovely.

On the other hand, one never really feels free to just hang out in the apartment, the room we stayed in is still laid out like a child's room, and they allow their private lives to invade the bedroom and bathroom: children's photos and old posters on the walls, odd bits of shower gel and other things lying around the bath, and during the week they moved some of their own clothes into the cupboard we were using in our room. And while they laid out normal ceramic plates and steel cutlery, there was a strange insistence on using disposable plastic cups instead of normal glass tumblers for drinking.

I think they need to professionalise a bit more, clear out their private affairs from the guest rooms and bathroom, renovate the room we were in, and be more consistent about payment. Until then, there are several other B&Bs in the same area for a similar price and with the same knockout view or better, that I would recommend you check out instead.

Room Tip: I'd go for the room with the red bed in their photos, not the blue bed, it's far more spacio...
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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chaleureux, Owner at B&B Franca, responded to this review, 21 September 2012
thanks for the prompt review.
Sorry, but one of our b&b's rules is that payment is cash at check-in
Never mind if it will be done within 24 hours from check-in, Franca was compelled to ask on the fourth day from check-in ....
Any way thank you, many improvements can be done in our b&b after your review!
Franca Enrico
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 30 August 2012

Wonderful views of the Naples Gulf! A nice place to stay in Naples!!

My wife and I stayed in B&B Franca for 2 nights in late July and we had a very good experience to stay there!
Our housekeeper was Carla, a very nice, helpful and a happy lady. She looked after us as if our granny! She told us a lot about Naples and recommended us to an excellent local restaurant! We don't speak Italian and Carla does not speak English but we still had nice chats with her during the stay.
Here are the highlights of B&B Franca:
1. The warmest host we received from Signora Carla
2. Having breakfast with the gorgeous Naples Gulf
3. Location - a nice residential area that makes you feel safe, but you have to learn precisely the way to get there.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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chaleureux, Owner at B&B Franca, responded to this review, 21 September 2012
Thank you for fast review
We hope next time to show you other wonderful unknown Naples corners
See you again!
Franca Enrico
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Paris, France
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Reviewed 22 July 2012

We were here for two nights and it was really not up to our expectations and comments on Tripadvisor ! Room has not bee updated since the eighties, bathroom was DIRTY, breakfast was poor (no bread or fresh pastry, only biscotte. Even the teapot and cup were dirty). Sleeping was awful and very noisy (a dog outside was barking all night long ; bike noises along the road and so on...). NOT recommanded at all but maybe it was because the owner was not here and a student was doing everything... I guess so and I hope so...
Check my photos and make your opinion !

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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chaleureux, Owner at B&B Franca, responded to this review, 21 September 2012
Thank you for review. Many improvements can be done, but surely we cannot make silent a suffering dog or a bike noise ...
Give us another chance to show you that remarks are no more actual.
All the best
Franca Enrico
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Property: B&B Franca
Address: Corso V. Emanuele 110/1, 80122, Naples, Italy
Region: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Naples > Chiaia
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #215 of 710 B&Bs / Inns in Naples
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — B&B Franca 3*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bed & breakfast FRANCA is located in Corso Vittorio Emanale 110/1 Parco Quattro Stagioni, Chiaia Quarter, one of the most picturesque zones of Naples, famous for its unique architectural style and magnificent churches like Piedigrotta's. The Vergilian Park, with its tombstones of the poets Vergilius and Giacomo Leopardi, is just minutes walk, as well as the noble Parco Grifeo, where the descendants of the kings of Naples lived, and the wonderful Castel dell'Ovo. The B&B is situated near the Cumana urban railway: just a short ride of it will take you to the historical vibrant heart of Naples and its astonishing atmosphere. From the spacious and luminous rooms, a wide and amazing sight can be enjoyed, going from the small harbour of Mergellina to Capri, and from Posillipo to Sorrento's peninsula. Rooms are available with double or twin beds, along with Jacuzzi, hair-drier, conditioned air and television set. Our way to hospitality is:"my home is your home". So, we hope to be an alternative to hotel. rooms are warm ...like at home, not aseptic like in a hotel. The B&B offers discounts for parking in a close garage and for a tourist guide who will help you discovering the historical and artistic beauties and the mysteries of the city. ... more   less 
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