The flat is located in a new structure on the roof of an old four storey building very conveniently located close to shops, the sea front, the harbour, the Circumvesuviana railway and the Monte Faito cable car (although this facility has been mysteriously closed since last September for "repair"). It is also about half a mile from a stop for the Naples -Sorrento airport bus which is certainly a more convenient way of getting to Castellamare by public transport than using the often grossly overcrowded Circumvesuviana.
The flat we rented was Casa Iolanda B which is a bit lighter and brighter than flat A although both are beautifully decorated, equipped and furnished.The bed and chairs are genuinely comfortable and there is little audible traffic noise despite the building being in the heart of town. Any minor problems were immediately dealt with by the owner and the only mildly negative point that we could find was some variability in the hot water supply to the shower.The flat is also, due to the number of stairs, unsuitable for anyone with mobility issues.
The highlight of this apartment is a beautifully maintained patio full of colourful flowers, herbs and fruit trees with an uninterrupted view of Monte Faito.It was a great pleasure to sit out and watch the mountain particularly in the late afternoon and evening when the terrace was in shade.
The owner and his family live in the same building and were immensely helpful especially in the matter of local transport for which information can be surprisingly hard to track down . We booked through the holiday rental agency "Summer in Italy" which did not advertise it as a B&B but we still received the breakfast service even though we were not expecting it. He even went out to buy us a proper gas kettle after we had explained the peculiarities of this object and its importance to the British way of life!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Tetto Fiorito is a new Bed and Breakfast located in the center of Castellammare di Stabia, in the heart of the Sorrento Coast. It has two attic rooms (Tetto Lilla and Tetto Verde), recently renovated, situated in an eighteenth-century building. Both are located on the 4th and last floor of the building (without elevator), with access to the communal terrace, where there are many flowers... This is the reason of its name: Tetto Fiorito! Tastefully decorated, these apartments have all the comforts to make your stay unforgettable. The terrace is 80 square meters large. It is equipped with sun loungers and a swing. From the terrace you will have a pleasant view of the surrounding buildings. The location of our B&B is really strategic. Tetto Fiorito belongs to an ancient historical building in the heart of the town of Castellammare di Stabia where you will find restaurants, the shops, public transportation, the beach and the tourist port. Castellammare di Stabia is a place rich in history and culture, located at the edge of the Sorrento coast. We are downtown, a few meters from the Castellammare di Stabia's Cathedral, the excavations and Villa Stabiae; moreover, you could have wonderful walks enjoying the beautiful landscape of the Sorrento coast. The train station and the bus stop are only 50 meters far from the B&B. Every 30 minutes there are direct trains to Sorrento, Pompeii, Herculaneum and Naples. In the same station you will find the cable car which quickly connects you to the beautiful forests of Mount Faito, where you can immerse yourself in the nature. With the cableway, during the summer period only, you can reach in 7 minutes the height of 1100 meters above the sea level. The tourist port is far 5 minutes walking. From here, hydrofoils and ferries will take you to Capri, Sorrento and Naples. Pompeii, Herculaneum, Naples, Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, Gulf of Naples' island, Capri, Ischia and Procida: All this important location are very simple to reach from your home, if your home will be the Tetto Fiorito! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Tetto Fiorito Castellammare Di Stabia, Italy - Province Of Naples