Casa Stefania Residence Reviews
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The owner was very rude and the facilities that appear in hostelworld like air conditioner or tv have an additional cost and it isn't said there. Also, the location isn't where it says it is.
- Novice Nomad
- Puerto Rico
- Mixed Group, 25-30
- (1 review)
Casa Stefania's was lovely. Great view overlooking the city, plum trees everywhere, and situated in a quaint, tourist-free village. Stefania's mother was one of the sweetest people I've ever met. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone who wants an authentic Italian experience! (however, don't attempt to walk up to the residence from the train station with your suitcases...)
After the initial difficulty of finding the property it was a lovely and accommodating stay. The owners speak good English and give you helpful info re the local area. Very easy to get the train to sorrento and surrounding areas id recommend this place as a base camp for the amalfi coast . :)
Although set in beautiful gardens on hillside Casa Stefania is let down by three things: The significant distance, being good 20min trek up steep hill on road with no pavements. Far from both station and beach/shops. Despite advertising both A/C and wifi, the hostel provided neither. There were also bug problems, which may have been due to gardens right outside the bedroom. Perfect place for those looking to get away from it all, and aside from one Pasticceria, I mean it all! It's quiet, clean.
Great hostel, the best we were during our trip around Southern Italy. Very clean, comfortable and ideal for visiting the Sorrento area, including Capri, Pompeii, Ercolano, the Amalfi coast... Stefania is a great host too! She was very welcoming and nice!
The Good: Location allows you to avoid the traffic in Sorrento when going to Positano/Amalfi, which is actually surprisingly useful as there is just one road in and out of Sorrento and traffic is generally bad at all hours. Also, there is a fantastic, authentic brioche shop across the street and restaurant within walking distance. The Bad: The staff, though kind, was not so knowledgeable about the surrounding area. Also, it was unseasonally cold at night, and there was no heat in house.