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Hotel La Bussola

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The Hotel is located in Capo Vaticano Ricadi on Viale Giuseppe Berto, very close to Tropea (8 km - 9 minutes by car). The nearest town to the hotel is San Nicolo of Ricadi which is about 750 metres away - about 10 minutes on foot. The railway station of Ricadi is 900 metres away and is 12 minutes on foot. By train you can get to North way: Tropea (8 minutes), Pizzo Calabro (25 minutes), and other beautiful places along the coast. South way: Coccoriono (5 minutes), Nicotera (10 minutes), Scilla (45 minutes), Reggio Calabria (60 minutes) and other places. Throughout the day there is a shuttle bus service which connects our hotel with nearby Tropea and others places to see. This bus service runs to a fixed timetable. It can be easily reached by car as it near the road which goes from Tropea to Vibo Valentia and is about 30 kilometres from the latter. It can be easily reached by train as the nearest Ricadi station is only 0,950 metres away. The Lamezia Terme international airport is 60 kilometres from our hotel, Reggio Calabria airport is 120 kilometres from our hotel. The nearest beach is "Torre Ruffa" (it is a sandy beach) and is 950 metres away; Here the water gets deep gradually. Our guests also have a beach shuttle service at their disposal to go to "Grotticelle" (Objectively the most beautiful in the all Calabria, gradual depth and with fine white sand). This service runs from the morning and continues throughout the day following a flexible timetable to cover the whole day (Every hour go/back). Grotticelle is only three minutes away by shuttle; At the beach you can take advantage of many services (at prices of the Convention) to name a few: the excursion along the coast (from Capo Vaticano, untill after Tropea with several stops in the most beautiful spots to make the bathing or snorkeling (equipment included), eat fresh fish with drink on board, excursion to the fabulous beaches of Capo Vaticano and many other activities and water sports. Our hotel offers you special beach service rates (not obligatory as the beach is not private one): 1 beach umbrella and sun loungers for € 9,00 per room, per day (2 peoples). It is possible to make a lump-sum payment. Price is exclusively reserved to our customers. Particular attention is devoted to the cleaning of the rooms, every other part of the hotel and to the guest. This is "three star superior" hotel, far 0,500 mts from the centre of the village of San Nicolo of Ricadi. The hotel offer an efficient shuttle bus service from/to the best destinations that must be visited. The hotel is very renowned for its delicious cuisine. We were guests in the italian TV SHOW "Domenica del Villaggio" on Channel 5, "Vecchia fattoria"on Rai 1, We have been reported on the main guides of the sector and on the italian daily newspaper "Repubblica", and we have also prepared the best products of our local gastronomic for some Italian actor of TV series "Gente di Mare" at the port of Tropea. The menu' of our Restaurant changes every day, both lunch and dinner. The pre-cooked food does not exist here, we cook all at the moment. Once a week they organize tastings of Calabrian typical products: "Calabria evening", a multi-course buffet feast during which the best regional specialties are served with popular music, songs and dances.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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A good location for a relaxing holiday.   The hotel is conveniently connected to the Ricadi train station. Nice beach and clear sea. Clean and elegant rooms. Very professional staff at the reception desk - speak Italian, English, Russian, German. Good breakfasts. Great
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We would like to thank the Giuliani family for their great hospitality, care and attention to render our stay a most pleasant and relaxing one indeed. All those working at the hotel gave their utmost to all travellers in our group. The atmosphere was very pleasant, the food
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This Hotel is situated in a quiet rural area. The greatest friendly atmosphere we've ever met. We booked as half board, that is breakfast and dinner but as we were once to have dinner within an excursion, they offered us lunch instead which was as exquisite as always. Tidyness
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For the past few years I have been visiting Hotel La Bussola with my groups from Malta two or three times a year. Every time I have been there with my friends for almost a week stay, the experience was as positive and satisfying as ever. There is always an improvement on our
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We stayed at Hotel La Bussola in Capo Vaticano Calabria, Italy three years ago, but for only a few days. We decided that we wanted to spend more time there based on our absolutely fabulous experience from 3 years ago. This time we spend 9 days and the experience was just as
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Master Bedroom in the Standard Room at the La Bussola Hotel Calabria
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3 minuti di navetta gratuita, copre tutto il giorno dalle h. 8:30 alle 19:00 (a/r). La navetta a richiesta porta ad altre spiagge.
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Buongiorno, non è specificato se sono ammessi animali
I proprietari hanno un bel rotwailler e mi sembra che una famiglia avesse pure un bassotto che girava in giardino.credo che grossi problemi non ce ne siano ....ne ho visti parecchi pure in spiaggia sotto ombrellone
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Avendo 1 bimbo di 4 anni le chiedo se c’è animazione per piccoli e grandi ?
Vengono organizzate delle serate a tema durante l'alta stagione. Ma se lei intende animazione tipo villaggio turistico questo non credo, almeno nel periodo in cui sono stato io. Può sentire direttamente la struttura se vuole.
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Nella mezza pensione le bevande sono incluse?
Acqua mineralizzata gratuita inclusa ai pasti.
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La invitiamo a contattare direttamente l' ufficio prenotazioni tramite e-mail o tel ufficiale.
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"would suggest installing of lift for accessiblity to those using wheel chairs."
"Most rooms are not large but comfortable."
"Rooms closer to the front of the hotel towards the road would probably have a better view of the Tyrrhenian Sea and Stromboli sunsets"
"Quiet Rooms In Amalfi Along the Sea Shore"
"If you have a young family they can put you on the first floor where there is a safe veranda for the kids"
US$49 - US$325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ItalyCalabriaProvince of Vibo ValentiaRicadiCapo Vaticano
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