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Dimora del Prete di Belmonte

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Via Cristo 49, 86079 Venafro Italy
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 27/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Venafro
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The Palace of the delPrete di Belmonte rises in the middle of the old town centre of Venafro. The palace, on one of the cardinal roads of the Roman town, was restructured in neoclassical style around 1860. It has an enchanting internal garden, surrounded by other buildings. The upper floor of the palace is furnished with period furniture and the rooms, all with air-conditioning, wi-fi and private bathrooms, are available for guests. The ground floor, once used to keep carriages, has been transformed into a beautiful hall available for small conferences, private meetings and other social events. On the main floor, guests may enjoy breakfast in an elegant drawing room decorated with frescoed ceilings depicting views of the town and the delPrete country estates. Venafro, of pre-Roman origin (Samnites), is located in the lovely Volturno valley at the feet of Santa Croce mountain. In Venafro, one can find ruins of a Roman aqueduct, theatre and amphitheatre. Also of interest is the late-Romanesque Cathedral and the lombard Pandone castle. The archaeological Museum in the ex-convent of St.Chiara exhibits Roman finds, including a precious collection donated by the old delPrete family. The Latin poets Horatius, Plinius, Varro and Martialis praised Venafro because of the healthy air, the beautiful surroundings and above all, the olive groves from which even today is still produced an extraordinary fine olive oil.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
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Self-serve laundry
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Italian
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Bill F wrote a review Jun 2019
Bologna, Italy41 contributions13 helpful votes
This palazzo houses a lovely B&B hosted by Dorothy, who provides a welcoming dwelling in the middle of Venafro. We are staying in the highest of the rooms, a suite with its own rooftop patio overlooking the Liri Valley. The room has A/C, which has been nice as the days warm. The breakfasts have been generous, including local fresh fruits and Dorothy’s own jams.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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SCD1965 wrote a review Sep 2018
Colchester, United Kingdom29 contributions43 helpful votes
Everytime I step into Dorothy's fabulous home, I am reminded of the atmosphere of Il Leopardo. I love the faded grandeur, painstakingly and lovingly being restored By Dorothy Volpe. The welcome and service iare second to none and your individual needs are catered: although only my husband and I stayed, Dorothy organised a welcome drinks party on the roof top terrace and a 4 course gourmet meal for 9 without so much as a blink. On our arrival, we were warmly welcome by Dorothy and her team and invited to attend one of the concerts which take place on site. Both garden and roof terrace offer wonderful views over Venafro, a hidden gem of a town, with its castle, its roman amphitheatre and thermae. This is not our first stay, and certainly will not be our last. UNMISSABLE.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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PuzzledWanderer wrote a review Sep 2018
Cheltenham16 contributions13 helpful votes
They say you should never go back to a place you've loved for fear of disappointment - but we took a chance and I'm pleased to say that Dimora del Prete di Belmonte is every bit as delightful as the first time we visited, and so there is little to add to my previous review, other than to comment on the room which was a real treat. If you can cope with the stairs I would recommend that you choose this room (not sure what it was called but if you ask for the room with the roof terrace I'm sure Dorothy will know which one!). The views over the roof tops of 'old' Venafro were simply magnificent and evocative of a time gone by. As I've said before this place isn't for everyone - I don't think there is any middle ground, if you love it, you'll really love it, (but haters are gonna hate!). It is clean, simple and grand, but high-tec it ain't, so if you want digital TV, lifts, & gadgets - book elsewhere you won't like it. But if you've got any romance or soul - book Dimora del Prete & fall in love.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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franckfischer wrote a review Mar 2017
Haarlem, The Netherlands53 contributions16 helpful votes
The hotel sits in a old very typical building. Every room seems to be peculiar in its own way. Room quite cold in winter. Heating system not the most efficient. Decoration of rooms to be refreshed. Bathroom clean and convenient. Would not recommend for business stay.
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Date of stay: March 2017Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from dimoradelprete, Proprietario at Dimora del Prete di Belmonte
Responded 13 Mar 2017
Dear Guest, thank you for your rewiew. I'm going to refresh the rooms. In fact, the room with terrace has been already refreshed. I decided to use the heating system I have so the guests can set the temperature by themselves. Many business travellers choose my place telling me that after their work, they can relax and feel at home, so they come back many times. In all the building there is free wi-fi and if you need a printer or to send a fax you can use the office.
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JillGibb wrote a review Feb 2017
Eauze, France12 contributions15 helpful votes
We only stayed one night, and that night were the only guests. The owner Dorothy was not there, but arranged for a charming young man, Pascuale, to meet us and take care of us. We could not have been better looked after. Pascuale has a very detailed knowledge of the palazzo and the town - he took us on a short tour of it, which we enjoyed very much. He then cooked our delicious dinner at the palazzo. The palazzo is a beautiful house, and the family history very interesting. Our room was very well appointed, and great care was taken to make sure we were comfortable. Thank you to Dorothy, and especially to Pascuale for a memorable stay.
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Date of stay: January 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$97 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalyMoliseProvince of IserniaVenafro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dimora del Prete di Belmonte
Which popular attractions are close to Dimora del Prete di Belmonte?
Nearby attractions include War Museum WinterLine Venafro (0.1 km), Castello Pandone Venafro (0.2 km), and Museo archeologico (0.09 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Dimora del Prete di Belmonte?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Dimora del Prete di Belmonte?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Dimora del Prete di Belmonte?
Conveniently located restaurants include Antico borgo ristorante pizzeria, Munchies Food & Drink, and Risto Pub Guinness pizzeria.
Is Dimora del Prete di Belmonte located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Venafro.
Are any cleaning services offered at Dimora del Prete di Belmonte?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Dimora del Prete di Belmonte?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Dimora del Prete di Belmonte offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Dimora del Prete di Belmonte?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Dimora del Prete di Belmonte?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Torre del Mercato (0.2 km), Palazzo del Prete (0.08 km), and Chiesa di Sant'Agostino (0.1 km).
Is Dimora del Prete di Belmonte accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.