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Vico Goffredo Altavilla 8, 70014 Conversano Italy
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#2 of 5 hotels in Conversano
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The 4 star hotel "Corte Altavilla" is an old medieval court situated in a residential area of the historical centre of Conversano, (City of Art). It stands on a hill, 8 km far from the sea, near the area of the "trulli" and the "grottoes." In 1100 beautiful and young Sibilla d'Altavilla lived here, who were Roberto Courtehouse's wife, the son of William II the Conqueror. Sibilla, missed queen of England, is buried inside the cathedral of Rouen, in Normandy.Following a complete restoration in 2002, a very unusual complex of antique dwellings, located within the walls of the medieval Altavilla court, has been transformed into a receptive centre with hotel rooms, elegant suites and apartments where original stone built rooms with whitewashed plasters, barrel vaults and wooden beams charm the guests. Nothing is made by chance: attention to the details, to the smallest things, in order to make everything elegant and sumptuous, between the past and the present, an harmonic contrast between the modern and the old.Discretion, kindness and helpfulness of our staff at the reception meet your needs to suggest itineraries from the cliffs of Polignano to the "trulli" of Alberobello, from the landscape of the Itria Valley to the "grottoes" of Castellana, and then the "white city" of Ostuni, Frederick II and Castel del Monte, the "rocks" of Matera, Salento, farmhouses, rocky churches: in a word: Apulia. The 31 dwellings (suites and rooms) are equipped with all modern comforts: direct control air conditioning, satellite TV, direct telephone, safes, free internet wi fi, fire alarm, minibar and kitchen area (available in some rooms). On request we have a Junior Suite with hydromassage bath tub.Also available: solarium terrace, concierge/information desk, bikes, transfer facilities and chauffeur, daily excursions by car or on boat all around the area; thermarium spa, cookery course and parking area. In the morning at our restaurant on the terrace with a beautiful view of the old town, you can have breakfast buffet: orange juice, yoghurts, different cereals, croissants, cakes and tarts, bread of a local baker's, toasted bread, marmalades, seasonal fresh fruit, taralli, cheese and salami, eggs.For dinner our chef offers a typical regional cuisine using fresh seasonal products and every day it proposes different menus which enclose the history and the culinary customs of our town. IN SHORT: Every room offers the following service: Free internet Wi fi, sat TV, heat/cold air conditioning with remote control, telephone, Internet connection socket, safe, hairdryer, kitchen area (on request in Standard rooms), minibar and smoke alarm. Internet Wi fi free of charge is in available in 100% of rooms and public areas. In the common area: Free Interne Wi fi free of charge, lounge, free Internet point, typical cuisine restaurant on the terrace with the view of the old city, 2 meeting halls, hall with reading area and courtesy cafe, solarium, lift, free parking service, thermarium spa. Furthermore, we have at our guests disposal: rental bikes, transfer service, organized excursions around Apulia, cookery course, boat or cruise excursions, riding school at 5 km far, olive oil bottles on sale with Corte Altavilla mark.
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Dominick F wrote a review Dec 2021
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina5 contributions2 helpful votes
Another excellent vacation at Corte Altavilla. Stayed for one week, and the front reception continues to make this feel like home. Location is in the central part of Conversano, a beautiful Medieval town. Restaurant on the roof provides excellent breakfast and dinner. The best accommodation in the area.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Tony S wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom19 contributions12 helpful votes
We have just spent a week at this hotel, it is very clean and nicely decorated. the breakfast is good with Giuseppe serving, he made sure we had scrambled eggs every morning being an English couple. But overall the breakfast is fresh with cake, ham, cheeses cereals, croissants etc. Angela was very helpful with organising for us to go to the local 600 year carnival in putignano, which was excellent, she also gave some recommendations of areas to visit, but we did miss a carnival on Friday in the local town where we was because she wasn't in to tell us about it. i did suggest that a weekly itinerary of events or places to visit would be a good idea for guests. Francesca was also very helpful, we found all staff at this hotel were nice and would stay again if in this area. We didn't have dinner here but the menu looked good, and the impression we got was good. Again didn't try the spa because we were busy visiting the surrounding towns by Bus, on this note make sure you get a timetable where you are going and back, you have to buy tickets in the tobacconist but they were very helpful. Lastly look at my review on the VERSO restaurant a lovely place to eat, also for a quick burger and chips or pizza Jaluke was good, also English music when the football is not on, Lucca, and Valencia were nice .
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Letizia Valenzano, Proprietario at Corte Altavilla
Responded 25 Feb 2020
Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."Best of Puglia".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review is the mirror of our efforts started on July 2002, about 15 years ago.. And in these last months we developed organic and vegetarian menu in Goffredo, our restaurant on the terrace of Corte Altavilla. I'm delighted to offer an authentic and real life experience of Puglia for you! The hotel staff, the historic centre of Conversano and the soul of Puglia farms are waiting again for you! I hope to see you soon at Corte Altavilla! Letizia Valenzano
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Dominick F wrote a review Oct 2019
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina5 contributions2 helpful votes
Had my 6th stay at Corte Altavilla. The hotel continues to offer the best in experiencing Puglia life, my favorite region of Italy. The front desk staff assure a pleasant experience. The restaurant on the roof serves excellent local cuisine. Conversano is a beautiful old town and perfect central location for the region.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from letixval, Proprietario at Corte Altavilla
Responded 2 Nov 2019
Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."Best of Puglia".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review is the mirror of our efforts started on July 2002, about 15 years ago.. And in these last months we developed organic and vegetarian menu in Goffredo, our restaurant on the terrace of Corte Altavilla. I'm delighted to offer an authentic and real life experience of Puglia for you! The hotel staff, the historic centre of Conversano and the soul of Puglia farms are waiting again for you! I hope to see you soon at Corte Altavilla! Letizia Valenzano
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Susan J wrote a review Aug 2019
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota243 contributions143 helpful votes
This is a quaint hotel tucked in a corner of the village, in a quiet area. Our room was large and had a little terrace too. The breakfast and restaurant was up on the roof, and was good. It’s a nice place to stay.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from letixval, Proprietario at Corte Altavilla
Responded 26 Sep 2019
Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."Nicehotel in a small village".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review is the mirror of our efforts started on July 2002, about 15 years ago.. And in these last months we developed organic and vegetarian menu in Goffredo, our restaurant on the terrace of Corte Altavilla. I'm delighted to offer an authentic and real life experience of Puglia for you! The hotel staff, the historic centre of Conversano and the soul of Puglia farms are waiting again for you! I hope to see you soon at Corte Altavilla! Letizia Valenzano
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Neil B wrote a review Aug 2019
Swanage9 contributions4 helpful votes
Stayed here on a cycling tour of Puglia. Wonderful place in the old town. Beautiful building and fantastic spa. It has a rooftop restaurant and each room has the medieval charm. It is right in the heart of the old town. Very friendly staff.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from letixval, Proprietario at Corte Altavilla
Responded 28 Aug 2019
Dear guest, thanks a lot for your beautiful review... Above all .. I enjoyed the beginning of your review about .."Stunning hotel. Great location".. Thanks a lot... It's how you live! We're really trying the best to improve our services inside and outside the hotel and the good relation between quality of services and their prices. Your review is the mirror of our efforts started on July 2002, about 15 years ago.. And in these last months we developed organic and vegetarian menu in Goffredo, our restaurant on the terrace of Corte Altavilla. I'm delighted to offer an authentic and real life experience of Puglia for you! The hotel staff, the historic centre of Conversano and the soul of Puglia farms are waiting again for you! I hope to see you soon at Corte Altavilla! Letizia Valenzano
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PRICE RANGE
US$87 - US$266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
corte altavilla hotel conversano, holiday inn bari, corte altavilla bari
LOCATION
ItalyPugliaProvince of BariConversano
NUMBER OF ROOMS
31
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Frequently Asked Questions about Corte Altavilla
Which popular attractions are close to Corte Altavilla?
Nearby attractions include Cattedrale di Conversano (0.00 km), Castello Aragonese (0.1 km), and La Focaccina (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Corte Altavilla?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Corte Altavilla?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Corte Altavilla?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Corte Altavilla?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pashà Ristorante, Vita Pugliese, and Goffredo Ristorante in Terrazza.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Corte Altavilla?
Yes, guests have access to locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Is Corte Altavilla located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Conversano.
Are any cleaning services offered at Corte Altavilla?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Corte Altavilla?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Corte Altavilla offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Corte Altavilla?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Castello Marchione (1.1 km) and Porta Tarantina (0.1 km).