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il Gabellota Resort in Trulli
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“Trulli Amazing!”
Reviewed 1 November 2011

We Had the most fantastic 25th wedding anniversry in our Trulli!

The staff were so friendly and helpful, we could not of asked for more.
The Trulli exceeded our expectations and was set in a beautiful location .

We will remember this holiday forever,very special and Trulli wonderful.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 November 2011

Me, my husband and my 7 mnths baby stayed in one of the trullo .The stay was comfortable for us . The trullo given to us was just behind the the cathedral n in a residencial area. The room was spacious with dining ,living n small kitchen..The bathroom was very small but clean. We stayed for 2 nights.Alberobello is expensive compared to other places in puglia. Staff was excellent . They have arranged for taxi to the grotto and also for our trip to lecce.

The breakfast was served in a restaurant which was quite far from our trullo. Thus i would recommend to stay in trulli zone which is more beautiful than the duomo area. Breakfast was good with variety but eggs dishes was quite cold. We didnt use the breakfast for the 2nd day coz of the distance.

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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
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Rome
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Reviewed 27 October 2011

Wonderful experience staying in our own Trullo which to our surprise enabled self catering. well equipped and very comfortable. Within the Trulli village very close to all amenities. Management were very professional and helpful. I would highly recommend this experience.

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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Corpus Christi, TX
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Reviewed 20 October 2011

My wife & I spent one night in a Trulli Holiday unit in mid-October 2011. What a great adventure! And most reasonable price. We had heard of Alberobello on TV and had to see it for ourselves. I recommend the city and the accommodations to all. We want to get back. The highlight of our 2 1/2 weeks in Italy from the Swiss border to this wonderful village.

Room Tip: We rented the smallest arrangement, and it was fine.
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Exton, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 14 September 2011

Alberobello was a very special place in Puglia. Staying in a Trulli house with Residence Trulli Holiday was the way to go! We did not have reservations and just pulled into town and found the office. The staff was friendly, spoke English and was more than happy to accommodate us for two nights. They even switched a room for one of our family members who needed a slightly bigger room at no extra cost. Breakfast was provided at a local restaurant, La Locanda, and we were treated to breads, jams, eggs, meats and many special local items to taste. We even had dinner there the first night. The staff was very friendly and the perfect hosts. The Trulli we stayed in was #3 and was clean and nicely furnished in character with the structure. Reception was willing to go to extremes to help us, even retrieving my cousin’s handmade washcloth that had gotten mixed in with the daily laundry by accident. That is real service! If you want to have an incredible stay in a Trulli house, we highly recommend using the Trulli Holiday reservation group and enjoying the hospitality that Alberobello has to offer!

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
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Prague
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Reviewed 12 September 2011

First of all, one small explanation: Trulli Holiday has two kinds of trulli accommodation - firstly trullis in the city of Alberobello itself, secondly Trulli residence, which is a group of trulli and non-trulli buildings some 1 km from Alberobello center. I believe the reviews are mixed here. Breakfast is for both types served in inn in the center, so it is quite far from residence (we did not take it, so I can't comment it more).
We have chosen the residence outside center and it was really great. Our trulli room was quite small with no kitchenette, but both these facts were properly announced before so no surprise for us (they have different kinds of room as well). On the other side, it was absolutely clean and the feeling of staying in one of those buildings was amazing.
Residence has very beautiful garden and small swimming pool (cap is required), all very tranquil and relaxing - for us much better than staying directly in town with the door opened to the street.
It is possible to go to the town on foot, but there are also bicycles free to use so it is quite easy to get there (a bit uphill on the way back). Contrary to the city trullis, there is parking space in the residence (in the area, so behind the gate).
The owner is very enthusiastic and friendly, so we felt nearly as at home.
So, only small minuses are the location of breakfast in restaurant La Locanda don Antonio (we didn't try a dinner there as it was full and reservation was needed in advance) and even reception in the city center (it was impossible to park before the reception).

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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Malta
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Reviewed 6 September 2011

The place and surroundings are beautiful. Location is great with a number of places to visit within 40min. The towns areound are beautiful. The pool area is very nice and tranquillity all day long even though there are other people in the resort.

One thing i would improve in the trulli (even though not of exrtreme importance) is the TV, it is quite outdated and today 22'' flat screens do not cost much .....otherwise perfect

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
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Property: il Gabellota Resort in Trulli
Address: Strada Comunale Gabellotta 5, 70011, Alberobello, Italy
Region: Italy > Puglia > Province of Bari > Alberobello
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 44 Speciality Lodging in Alberobello
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Il Gabellota Resort offers you the opportunity to enjoy the Puglia countryside while staying in a Trullo or a stone room. These ancient stone buildings, part of UNESCO World Heritage, are typical of Alberobello. All accommodation is air conditioned and comes with a TV and minibar. Some have a small kitchenette. Some of the Trulli have a private patio area and a conical roof, and are surrounded by a floral garden, while studios have vaulted ceilings. Il Gabellota Resort has an outdoor pool, hot tub in the garden and free WiFi throughout. It is around 15 minutes' walk from Alberobello centre. Breakfast is served in the property's breakfast room. On site- private parking is free and Monopoli and other seaside towns along the coast are around 30 minute's drive away. The Castellana Caves are 15 km away. Staff provide an attentive service and offer useful tourist and travel information. Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9 for a two-person trip. ... more   less 
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Residence Trulli Holiday Hotel Alberobello
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