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“Lovely Ischia”
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Hotel Lord Byron
Ranked #26 of 81 Hotels in Forio
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Lovely hotel and great staff. I was travelling alone but this is the first single room with a single bed I have had but everything was fine. I had a first floor room with a small balcony and everything I needed. There was no hairdryer in the bathroom but reception lent me one. Everyone was very welcoming and helpful. Thanks to Helen and Den for your company, really enjoyed Ischia and shall be returning as didn't see all the places I wanted to see.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 28 June 2013

We stayed in a superior room which was a little bungalow set in the garden, near to the pool but very quiet after the Italian poolside chatter had subsided. It was very spacious and kept immaculately clean by the lovely Mina. We feel management should be making more of her talents, particularly as she has picked up good English. Guido at reception was a real star too and always willing to help. The quality of the linen (towels changed every day) was better than at some five star hotels. The only negative thing I can say about the Lord Byron is the lack of imagination in what was on offer for breakfast - it was exactly the same every day of our ten day stay, even down to the flavour of the yogurt on offer. We stayed on a bed and breakfast basis and were glad we did as other guests were less than impressed with the menu at dinner - again no imagination. The bar area was very nice too. To sum up, this is what you would expect of a three star Italian hotel.

Room Tip: Go for a superior room as some of the standard rooms are quite small.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 May 2013

This is a quaint little 30 room hotel which is close to all amenities and walking distance to harbour. The staff are very friendly and efficient, in particular, Francesco, Pepe and Nicoletta who all go out of their way to ensure you have a great holiday. The rooms are basic but very clean but it is a bit of pot luck if you go with Solitair on the rooms, for example 50,51 and 52 are on the lower level and have a no view at all, better to be in the annexe where you have a balcony or patio. The food is very mediteranean and the are 2 speciality nights, rabbit and seafood but Pepe will get you somethng else if you wish. It is plentiful, fresh vegetables, salads, pasta, fish and meat, fruit or dessert to finish.
The spa is quite kitsch but does it's job and there are plenty of sunbeds.
Overall if you are looking for a real Italian experience in a small, friendly hotel this is for you.

Room Tip: Corner suite in the annexe gets lots of sun until early evening. Room 50,51 and 52 get no sun at all...
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 5 April 2013

The staff are generally very nice (especially the Bar & restaurant staff)
The spa is small - couldn't use the outdoor pool as it was too chilly- so only used spa once- tub was a bit tatty
The beauty centre is also small - the girl I saw was fine but not the best massage or facial i've ever had and she over tweexed my eyebrows
Wi Fi is expensive - you get 15 mins a day free but it's slow so can't get much done- 5 Euros for up to 4 hours and 10 Euros for up to 10 hours - so i mainly used my Blackberry allowance which was cheaper- one day it was windy so i managed 1 page on the notebook off their WiFi in 15 minutes & the reception guy wasn't very helpful & said yes it's slow but didn't offer me any extra
Don't bother to take any extras reading material- excellent quality & quantity of books available in the library & lounge
Food was plentifuyl - not exceptional but some very tasty soups & pasta dishes- all very filling with 3 course meals at lunch & dinner if you are on full board- they didn't quite get teh dietary issues regarding one vegetarian & 1 coeiliacs- ham in the veggie pie!
Fresh fruit with orange & lemon orchard in the annex garden

Room Tip: stayed in the annexe- it has advantages over the main hotel in that it is quieter but some rooms (eg...
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled solo
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2  Thank jacqui3744
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Reviewed 28 July 2012

My first Holiday with solitair and first as a solo traveller to this fantastic hotel on a beautiful Island . My room (50) was in the main hotel and next to the restaurant but this didn't disturb at all it was large with loads of storage the bathroom was huge with plenty of light and I had a a small patio area with a table and 2 chairs.
My mattress was very lumpy and I had a poor few nights sleep but once I had informed the reception staff that I wasn't happy with it they changed it for me the very next day
.The food was plentiful and the staff very helpful in explaining what was in each dish and as a vegetarian they made me something different for the rabbit and fish nights. Ischia has excellent white wine at reasonable prices . We were half board and the hotel was very flexible in that we could have lunch instead of dinner if we wished or they would make up a packed lunch they even provided croissants and coffee at 5am on our trip to pompei and departure day.
The pool area was good with loads of sun loungers and chairs and the thermal pool and spa or beauty treatments an added bonus and I had a massage it was bliss . The view of the mountain was breathtaking .
The bar area was very pleasant of an evening and some nights we had a talented young lady playing the piano . Nibbles and canapés on the tables to enjoy with your pre dinner drinks . The hotel is in an excellent position close to town , bus stops and the port all in walking distance .What more can I say except that I would like to return next year .

Room Tip: From what I understand many of the rooms are different some have balcony s and some no outdoor space...
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  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled solo
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4  Thank glittergalMidlands
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Reviewed 3 October 2011

The hotel is fantastic - clean and the staff are very helpful. The swimming pool and beauty area is also very clean and pretty. However the resort is very hilly so beware if you have any walking difficulties. The choice of food in the restaurant is quite limited and on 2 nights there is no choice - they have a theme night twice a week and one night they serve rabbit dishes and the othere is seafood and they do not offer a choice. Pepe the head waiter works hard but can be a bit brusque

Room Tip: the rooms on the 1st floor are good. there were some complaints about the rooms on the lower ground...
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  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled solo
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3  Thank julie c
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Reviewed 10 September 2011

This was my first holiday as a single traveller and I wasn't disappointed. Also my first holiday in Italy.
This hotel is small and friendly and nothing too much trouble for the staff; Particularly Pedro, Nicoletta and Francesco who went that extra mile to make my holiday an enjoyable one.
The food was plentiful, varied and very well cooked. Having the opportunity to swap dinner for lunch was a nice idea.
My room was spacious, light and airy, even though it was below ground level, and I still had french doors opening onto a patio with table and chairs. Not all the rooms have a fridge - you have to upgrade - a minor niggle. If you like an early morning cuppa, take a travel kettle.
The hotel is well situated for the town and walking distance to the nearest beach.
It isn't the height of luxury, but is extremely comfortable. It has a spa offering a thermal pool and steam room at no extra cost, and the availability of many treatments. My massage was wonderful! The pool is a good size and was never overcrowded, and there was never a problem getting a sunbed.
The bar prices were reasonable and measures very generous. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend The Lord Byron and hope to return in the future.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled solo
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Address: Via Giovanni Castellaccio 21, 80075 Forio, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
Region: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Isola d'Ischia > Forio
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Forio
#17 Romantic Hotel in Forio
Price Range: £33 - £89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Lord Byron 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 3 Stars Hotel Lord Byron is situated in the centre of Forio d'Ischia, at 600 m from the beach of Chaia, and at 2 km from the well-known beaches of Citara and Cava dell'Isola as well as from the famous "Poseidon" thermal gardens. ... more   less 
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