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“Wonderful villa hotel, overlooking the sea”

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Romantic Hotel & Restaurant Villa Cheta Elite
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Acquafredda
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Stayed here for 5 nights in mid-September and used it as a base for visiting the western part of Basillicata and southern Campania. Beautifully situated overlooking the bay, the rooms and the entire villa are all tastefully decorated and comfortable, with lovely outdoor eating areas if the weather permits. There are pleasant indoor areas to lounge and have your drinks in the evening, and the staff are very polite and helpful.

The food was very good, with a good selection every evening, normally served on the outside terrace.

There is a small beach across the road and down a lot of steps, but well worth the effort!

Be warned though, we went in mid September, when most of the tourist areas close down, and there are a limited number of places to visit within a reasonable driving distance.

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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 November 2013

The amazing villa-hotel, the spectacular view from the room. The villa itself is elegantly decorated and spotlessly clean. The owners are very lovely people. Staff are very polite and friendly.As for meals are good but not perfect. We had a fabulous time and would definitely return.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank tatiana a
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

The location of this hotel overlooking the Bay of Policastro is unforgettable. Our room had an uninterrupted view of the sea and of the lush mediterranean gardens. Bougainvillea and Plumbago in bloom. The restaurant was also very good. Staff were friendly and attentive but inobtrusive. We would have liked to stay longer.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank RamblingRose1956
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

We enjoyed a beautiful, sea-view room in this lovely, charming hotel just outside of Maratea. The villa and surrounding gardens are impeccably maintained. Just cross the street and venture down the stairs to a gorgeous beach, or if you prefer, there are other equally beautiful beaches nearby. This family-run establishment makes you feel like a cherished guest. The rooms were perfectly furnished. We definitely plan to return!!

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank mariap66
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Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

Firstly a big thank you to Pierro and his wife and staff.....what great people. We loved Cheta and the views it has to offer - beautiful panoramic sights of the sea, mountains and town below.

Food was exceptional, with another two or three couples agreeing it was the best out of many places they had stayed in in Italy. Relaxed tranquil atmosphere, a beautiful villa to roam around, lovely grounds and gardens, little paths that lead to hidden gardens, a roof terrace, a friendly cat, happy staff and a chef that remains in charge of the food for more than 20yrs! That's should sum up what you will get :)

A short drive to Sapri or Maratea if you wish, or take a walk around Acquafredda, a lovely little town! Beach 10 min walk too!

I see why this is number one....enjoy!

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Thank DT1984
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

Fantastic room with two big windows overlooking the sea, service excellent and the walk down to the beach is great exercise and once down there lovely - breakfasts are good but the dinner menu whilst good is not exceptional. Cannot wait to return to this beautiful hotel hope to visit next September

Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 September 2013

We absolutely loved staying at the Villa Cheta Elite. Walking down to the beach opposite and swimming in the clean, warm water was just gorgeous. The food at the hotel far exceeded our expectations and you know that in Italy you will get good food. Presentation was lovely and food delicate and delicious and very reasonably priced. We had a superb view from our room and the rooms were cool even in August. It was like stepping back in time but with all mod cons, we would highly recommend this hotel and hopefully visit again. A beautiful and unspoilt part of Italy with very friendly people, lovely beaches and fantastic food.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Address: Via Canonica 48, 85046 Acquafredda, Maratea, Italy
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Region: Italy > Basilicata > Province of Potenza > Maratea > Acquafredda
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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Acquafredda
Price Range: £142 - £208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Romantic Hotel & Restaurant Villa Cheta Elite 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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