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Casa La Bifora

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
3 guests
3 nights minimum
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La Bifora is a welcoming two-story apartment on the top floor of an ancient house dating back to the 12th century. The building ( with no elevator) is located in the oldest and most central area of Amalfi , only 50 meters away from the famous Piazza del Duomo di Amalfi (Square of the Cathedral of Amalfi), which is the rendezvous of the town. At the foot of the famous stairway to the Duomo, you will find elegant shops, bars, and restaurants with outdoor tables. The promenade along the sea, the beach, all the other tourist attractions and the Piazza Flavio Gioia are a few meters away from the apartment. Piazza Flavio Gioia is the terminal either for the SITA buses that connect all the villages along the Amalfi coast and the tourist port to board ferries to reach P...La Bifora is a welcoming two-story apartment on the top floor of an ancient house dating back to the 12th century. The building ( with no elevator) is located in the oldest and most central area of Amalfi , only 50 meters away from the famous Piazza del Duomo di Amalfi (Square of the Cathedral of Amalfi), which is the rendezvous of the town. At the foot of the famous stairway to the Duomo, you will find elegant shops, bars, and restaurants with outdoor tables. The promenade along the sea, the beach, all the other tourist attractions and the Piazza Flavio Gioia are a few meters away from the apartment. Piazza Flavio Gioia is the terminal either for the SITA buses that connect all the villages along the Amalfi coast and the tourist port to board ferries to reach Positano, Capri, Sorrento, Ischia, Naples, and Salerno. La Bifora features a wide private terrace with views over the beautiful Moorish bell-tower and the irregular red cotta rooftops of the town centre with the sea in the distance. Here, in fine weather, you can lounge, read, and eat alfresco, a real rarity in a private home right in the heart of the town The interiors have been recently refurbished throughout to provide a comfortable accommodation. The ground floor level is paved with cotto tiles; instead, the first floor, which hosts the sleeping area, is paved with parquet and features sloped ceiling and characteristic exposed wood beams. The nice and modern furniture in the white colour in all rooms make the apartment welcoming and bright. A car is not necessary in order to stay at Casa La Bifora . The town offers great bus and taxi services. But if you have a car, it is possible to reserve , for a a daily fee of 20 EUR , a private parking lot , roughly 800 meters away from the house. (Parking is only possible in paid parking areas) Accommodation ( approx. 80 sq. m. indoor +50 sq. m. indoor ) : sleeps 2+1 The house welcomes you into a living room which is spacious and comfortably furnished with wicker two seater sofa and armchairs around a coffee table, a satellite TV. This room is full of light thanks to French doors giving access to the terrace and a window facing onto a lemon garden. The magnificent terrace, with a fantastic view over Amalfi and the bell- tower of the famous Cathedral, is accessible from the living room by climbing 5 steps. The terrace is equipped with a dining table sitting 4 people shaded by a sun umbrella, 4 sun loungers and an external shower in a corner. From the living room, access is into the kitchen equipped with five-burner gas stove with electric oven, fridge/freezer, microwave , dishwasher, a window opening onto the terrace and dining table seating 6 people. On the left side of the living room, a short corridor with laundry area gives access to a fully equipped bathroom. The laundry area is equipped with a washbasin, a washing machine, iron and ironing board. The fully equipped bathroom features a washbasin, a bidet, a WC, a bathtub and a large window. Back to the living room, a wooden staircase of 12 steps takes to the first floor where are located 2 bedrooms, one double room and a single room, sharing a bathroom in the corridor. The single room contains a good-quality divan that unfolds into a single bed suitable for children, teenagers, or young adults. It also has a window facing the main terrace The other bedroom has a double bed, a small wardrobe and a French door leading out onto a side small terrace. The bathroom features a washbasin, a bidet, a WC , a full stall shower and is well-lit by skylight facing the surrounding houses. Access: The house is reached on foot from the main town square, walking through the narrow public walkway that includes approximately 100 stairway steps. The building has no elevator. Facilities included : Air conditioning and central heating in every room, washing machine, TV , radio/CD-player, five-burner cooker with electric oven, refrigerator with freezer, microwave , electric oven, toaster, kettle , ironing facilities, hair dryers, wi-fi access. Mandatory cleaning fee, payable locally 70,00 euros Private parking, is available at the edge of the town at the daily cost of Euro 20,00 payable directly on the spot in cash (valet service included) Electricity and air conditioning/heating : included in the rental price Refundable security deposit due upon arrival : 300 euros in cash Visitor’s tax : payable locally in cash is Euro 1,50 per person per nightMore
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Antonietta D
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

We stayed here for most of a week last month and had a wonderful time. This apartment is just above the square at the cathedral but is accessed by a lot of steps. This was fine for us as we are fit but might be...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Neil K
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

The apartment was in a brilliant location. The large terrace overlooked the sea. The apartment is behind the cathedral. The apartment was well equipped with everything you would need. The booking process was easy and communication was good. We were met near the port area...More

Date of stay: June 2016
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Reviewed June 29, 2017
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Date of stay: June 2017
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Water Views
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
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Distances : The major attractions , shops and restaurants of central Amalfi are within few minutes walk . Regular bus service operates from the nearby Flavio Gioia square to the other towns in the region. Ravello 5 Km, Scala 5 Km, Sorrento 35 Km, Salerno 27 Km, Positano 22 Km, Naples airport 60 Km, Rome Fiumicino 320Km from April untill end of October ferries and hydrofoils ply daily from Amalfi to Capri (1½ h.), Positano (20 min.), Naples ( 2 h.) Sorrento ( 1 ½ h) Ischia (2½ h) and Salerno (1 h.)
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