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Hotel San Francesco al Monte

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the S. Francesco al Monte hotel. The room was beautiful, the breakfast was plentiful, the staff was friendly and competent, the location ideal for walking to all major destinations, and the views were nothing short of stunning. We particularly liked the big, comfy bed in our room, the pancake machine at the breakfast buffet...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good hotel room with comfy bed, stunning views of Naples and Mount Vesuvius from room and roof terrace. Staff were friendly and experienced good service throughout our stay. However restaurant was extremely overpriced for what the food was. You can easily go out for dinner locally in the Spanish quarter for a more authentic Italian food experience that is lots...

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RitaPgl, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel San Francesco al Monte, responded to this review

Dear Ellie, Thanks for your review! I am glad that you enjoyed the comfort of our beds and the friendliness of our staff! Typical places that you mentioned in the Spanish quarter are called "trattoria" prices are lower than a restaurant (and rightly so), but in my view the two types of restoration can not be compared Hoping to welcome...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The views from this hotel are incredible! Not just from the bar/terrace but from our rooms too. The hotel was in a good location near the funicular railway but also a 15 minute walk into the historic centre. The hotel is an ex convent and it's easy to spend a while exploring all its nooks and crannies. Staff all very...

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RitaPgl, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel San Francesco al Monte, responded to this review

Dear Sarah Thank you for sharing your opinion about your recent stay in our hotel! Your words are an incentive for all our staff, that day by day they commit with passion to satisfy our customers I am glad you enjoyed the historicity of our hotel and our strategic position to discover the city! Hoping to welcome you again during...

Suwanee, Georgia
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This hotel was a monastery and is up high just below Casteel St Elmo. The rooms are big, the bathroom was nice. The food in the restaurant was surprisingly excellent as was the service. Only complaints are the front desk speaks NO English, which isn't too bad in and of itself, but they are condescending and almost rude. Also, no...

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RitaPgl, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel San Francesco al Monte, responded to this review

Dear client, Thanks for your review, we are glad that you have enjoyed our rooms and our restaurant! Unfortunately, the historicity of the place doesn’t allow to put kettles in the rooms but room services facilities are available. We are surprised about the comment on the front-desk staff, our customers are mainly foreign: during the staff recruitment is essential at...

Brantome, France
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Just spent 5 nights in February. Fantastic hotel with elegant, old world charm. Situated in an old monastery, it is full of beautiful paintings, art and artifacts. Lovely room, bed was a dream and lots of modern conveniences. Only one restaurant open this time of year but they had a broad offering and a very good chef. Amazing views. Only...

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RitaPgl, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel San Francesco al Monte, responded to this review

Dear client, Thank you for your review and for having highlighted the features of our hotel! During the winter season our Bar is located in the cloister of the monastery on the ground floor, during the months of January and February, it was closed because we had to do some exceptional maintenance works on the original floor of the same....

Purmerend, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel used to be a monastary. My room is actually 2 rooms of the monks joined together. It has all the necessary equipment such a tv, a noisy airco, deposit box, mini fridge. The bathroom has a modern shower and bidet. It also has space for 2 couches and a small table. I have a wonderful view of the...

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RitaPgl, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel San Francesco al Monte, responded to this review

Dear client Thank you for your review and for having caught one of our objectives which is to feel the experience of a convent without the difficulties of the life of a monk! We are sorry that you didn’t feel safe. Just to inform you: for the Italian law, all the hotels in order to be operational needs a safe...

Frederiksberg, Denmark
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The rooms were beautiful and the hotel was gorgeous. A lot of rooms and hall to explore from when it was a monastery. Kept in authentic style but newly renovated. Rooftop terrace with pool with a view all over town! Friendly staff. Recommend it! Had some amazing days there. It is situated in the top of the hill of the...

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

My fiancé and I stayed here 21-25th November and had a wonderful time. The hotel is full of charm and character and the reception staff are very friendly, especially Marcella and Rita (I can't remember the other's names, sorry!) The view from our room on the top floor was splendid; overlooking the whole bay of Naples. Such a thrill to...

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel is situated on top of a hill overlooking the whole of Naples. Nicely designed interiors and very good rooms. Steps down to the bay right outside the hotel an interesting walk through the lanes with lots of small bars and restaurants.

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

I cannot think of any better place where to stay for a fantastic stay in Naples. The views, the rooms, the roof garden and the swimming pool are simply amazing. We are not talking about the standardized "beauty" and comfort of the usual multinational luxury hotels. Here it is all a question of unique and singular beauty. The exceptional quality...

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Seemingly carved into a mountain side, a 16th century monastery once home to the monks of Barbanti (due to their flowing beards) is now home to a timeless retreat. Hotel San Francesco offers serene views over the Bay of Naples, Mount Vesuvius ana Capri Island and easy access to the colourful Naples street life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel San Francesco al Monte

Address: Corso Vittorio Emanuele 328, 80135, Naples, Italy
Region: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Naples
Price Range: $172 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel San Francesco al Monte 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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#15 Business Hotel in Naples
#18 Luxury Hotel in Naples
#26 Romantic Hotel in Naples
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“Get a higher floor for quiet and great view.”
 of 5 bubbles TheAxeMaster, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor suite”
 of 5 bubbles HayleyfromLondon, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't take junior suites, they're too small (2 tiny rooms), take the larger and cheaper superior room.”
 of 5 bubbles 215sandrog, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors have better views over the city, bay and Vesuvius”
 of 5 bubbles 817joshj, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with a view of Vesuvius. Hotel is mid-stop on the Funicular. Fort/small shops above and the city/shops below.”
 of 5 bubbles Arualynn, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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