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#5 of 56 B&Bs / Inns in Castellana Grotte
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Fontana Vecchia B&B is located in Puglia in the middle of "Murgia dei Trulli", immersed in a quiet and beautiful country a few minutes from the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea (Monopoli, Polignano). Fontana Vecchia has a salt water pool mt 15 x 5Thanks to its geographical position, Fontana Vecchia B&B allows easy access to the most touristic centers in the area: The Cave of Castellana, The Trulli of Alberobello (Monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage), The Zoo Safari, Ostuni, The "White City", Locorotondo, Martina Franca, The "Valle d'Itria", and Cisternino.Fontana Vecchia B&B offers a marvelous experience in one of its Lovely Trulli. Each trullo is independent. Fully furnished with one bathroom. Also available is a Trullo/apartement complete with a fireplace, garden and every other comfort and a Trullo/suite with hot tub (like Jacuzzi), kitchenette, fireplace and air conditioning. Fontana Vecchia offers its guest, a rich salty and sweet breakfast, including homemade jams made from the fruit trees surrounding the residence. The breakfast is served in the living room or in the garden during the warmest seasons.There is also a terrace where you can enjoy the wonderful view of the country place.Quilting and cooking classes are available upon request.Subject to agreement the possibility to use barbecue, a wood-burning oven, and a cook top (inside or outside).The owners are always present and at your disposal to give you all the necessary information in order to visit the most beautiful places in the area.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
BBQ facilities
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Saltwater pool
Shallow end in pool
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Vending machine
Hiking
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Desk
Housekeeping
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Great View
Quaint
Languages Spoken
English, French, Italian
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barb7torontotoronto wrote a review Jul. 2018
Mississauga, Canada199 contributions103 helpful votes
The owners are lovely people, very kind. The breakfast was much more than we were expecting, very good. The Trulli we stayed in was very small but because it was so quaint it was fine. There was no ac so I don't know what it would be like in the heat of summer. The pool was big but we did not go in as it has a slight greenish hue to it so we wondered if it was actually shocked properly. Did not want to get an infection. This B and B needs a bigger sign on the main road as it is very hard to find. Also I would actually recommend staying somewhere right in town as this place is out in no mans land.
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Date of stay: June 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded Sep. 5, 2018
Thank you for what you appreciated. The pool is controlled manually and automatically every day. The water assumes the colors of reflection of the sky being the sand-colored coating. We do not hide that we are 6 km from the city. Those who come to us want the quiet of the countryside and not the confusion of the cities.
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JacquiandD wrote a review Jul. 2018
Bolton, United Kingdom31 contributions25 helpful votes
We booked 4 nights as a period of lazing in the sun and doing nothing while otherwise packing in a sightseeing tour of Italy. We got thunder and cloud! But that couldn't detract from the beauty and tranquillity of Fontana Vecchia. We stayed in Trullo Camino, a fabulous experience and lovely room - complete with very useful 'fridge. Bathroom was compact but had everything we needed and the bedvws extremely comfortable. Internet was temperamental, but we were on holidsy, so not really a major issue. Breakfasts were abundant and an education in local produce. Meats and cheeses from local towns, homemade preserves, wonderful pastries and superb espresso. Add to this the warm welcome and all round hospitality of our hosts and we couldn't have had a better stay - except maybe for some sunshine!
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Date of stay: June 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Trullo are a great experience
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Responded Sep. 5, 2018
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SharonNigel2014 wrote a review Mar. 2017
Yorkshire, United Kingdom154 contributions53 helpful votes
This is a great B&B inside a Trulli, half way between Putingnano and Alberobello and an excellent base to explore this area of Puglia. It is run by a lovely family and they do the best breakfast. Our room and bathroom are tastefully decorated with tv and immaculate in every way, which makes for a very comfortable stay. There is also a lovely pool and outdoor area surrounded by great countryside. Another plus is the WIFI.
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Date of stay: March 2017
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georgeandgrace wrote a review Oct. 2016
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom20 contributions6 helpful votes
This B&B is a hidden little gem. Access is via a dirt track. Leave nice car at home, we scratched both sides of our car on the bushes. Very pretty Trullo set in the grounds of an orchard. Inside it is surprisingly spacious. Fairly clean, quite a bit of dust on top of fridge and back of headboard on double bed, but remember we are in the orchards. No English tv. Our wifi didn't work. Lots of wildlife came visiting in the night and it was very cold at night with no option of additional blankets. However, the beds were comfortable and we had glasses for wine. The hosts supplied us with a lovely breakfast which was simple and fulfilling. We refered to our stay as Glamping. Would we go back? Absolutely.
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Date of stay: October 2016Trip type: Travelled with family
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Simone C wrote a review May 2016
Greater Sydney, Australia7 contributions5 helpful votes
We have been 2 nights in this b&b and we loved it. There is everything you need to spend time with partner or kids,amazing restoration immersed in the nature near the town of alberobello. The breakfast is superb and very genuine and owners are friendly.
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Date of stay: May 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$65 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalyPugliaProvince of BariCastellana Grotte
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fontana Vecchia B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Fontana Vecchia B&B?
Nearby attractions include I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site (5.5 km), Centro Storico (5.0 km), and Grotte di Castellana (7.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fontana Vecchia B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Fontana Vecchia B&B?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Fontana Vecchia B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Fontana Vecchia B&B?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fontana Vecchia B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Paco Wines Eno-Winery, Tipico Bistrot Restaurant, and Masseria Papaperta.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Fontana Vecchia B&B?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Fontana Vecchia B&B?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Fontana Vecchia B&B?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Fontana Vecchia B&B?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Trullo Sovrano (4.9 km), La Chiesa del Barsento (3.4 km), and Palazzo Municipale di Castellana Grotte (7.1 km).