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Purple
Ranked #19 of 20 Sant'Agnello B&B and Inns
Ashford, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Value for money”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2012

We used Porto Salvo as a base for our visit to Sorrento in March and we were not disappointed. It probably is not the place to go if you are after a 5 star stay, but for a nice budget hotel it was absolutely perfect for us and a great base to exlore the region. Comfortable, quiet (although the church bell going off at 7 might be a bit irritating if you are not an early riser), fairly clean and the staff are very friendly. The breakfasts were standard continental fare and filling enough to start the day! There are a couple of computers downstairs which are useful for checking out local restaurants etc and the outside patio is okay to sit outside and relax.

It is about 10-15 minutes walk from the train station giving good access to Pompeii, Hurculeaneum and Naples, and it is 30 minutes walk from Sorrento although there is a bus nearby which takes a couple of minutes. It is way off the main high street of Sant'Agnello, which is probably a good thing as Sant'Agnello is noisy, dirty and busy in places. There are some very nice friendly restaurants within 5-10 minutes walk and a useful well stocked (but sometimes unfriendly!) mini-mart about 10 minutes walk away.

All in all an unforgettable trip and I would definately recommend coming to this area end of March time as you will avoid the majority of the tourists and it will be warm without being too hot!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Salem, Oregon, United States
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91 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

We stayed 5 nights at Porto Salvo. We were supposed to stay in Sorrento, but it didn't work out. We had a nice time and enjoyed the view. There were not many places open in Feb. so it was difficult to find dinner, but we managed. We walked to Sorrento several times and took day trips by train to Naples, Pompeii and Amafi. Great time!!

Room Tip: They have several rooms with views of the water. It is quiet and peaceful there
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2012

comfortable, friendly, helpfull, we stayed 4 nights at porto salvo, unfourtunatley no where to eat
in sant angelo this time of the year, had to go into serrento, not a problem, easy to walk or bus
taxis 15 euro 20 euro late at night, public transport very easy to use you can get to all the sights
from porto salvo. there is a coach that runs from the airport to serrento stops in sant agelo you can use it again to return. the coach is 10 euro.

Room Tip: view over naples bay if possible
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2011

Had a wonderful stay at Porto Salvo; clean, beautiful rooms overlooking the Gulf of Sorrento. Great buffet breakfast and welcoming staff. We hope to go back soon!

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2011

I'm not into luxury hotels, so I have only four basic rules when choosing a place to sleep:
- cleanliness
- comfortable bed
- non-stop hot water shower
- location
All four were satisfied with Porto Salvo. On top of that the breakfast included in the price was very eatable and the staff were very friendly. You could go to Sorrento either by walking (20 minutes), by bus (the stop is just around the corner of Porto Salvo) or by train (which is pointless in my opinion, because from the hotel to the train station in St. Agnello is 10 minutes walk and in 20 minutes walk you are straight in center of Sorrento). Some of the rooms have a sea view, others not, but walking around Sorrento, Amalfi coast or Capri you'll have a plenty of sea to admire, so don't get disappointed if your room doesn't have any.
We had a triple room with private bath and the place was clean, the towels were changed on daily basis, there was hot water in the shower all the time and it was quiet in the whole floor.

Room Tip: Go for a room with a private bathroom.
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Purple

Property: Purple
Address: Via Nuovo Rione Cappuccini 11, 80065 Sant'Agnello, Italy (Formerly Porto Salvo)
Region: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Sant'Agnello
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Sant'Agnello
Price range (per night): ₹ 2,612 - ₹ 11,861
Hotel Class:3 star — Purple 3*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
WELCOME Purple is an Hotel situated in an old abbey of the Capuchin Monks dating back to the sixteenth century located in Sant'Agnello di Sorrento, overlooking the beautiful sea of the Bay of Naples. Purple is also a American Lounge Pub and our philosophy consists in the genuineness of traditional cuisine associated with the taste of local wine, beer or just a drink. 5 GOOD REASONS TO CHOOSE US: Best Price Guaranteed! A holiday in a welcoming and relaxing place at only 1 kilometre from Sorrento town centre! You can easily reach the nearby town of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Naples, Amalfi and Capri The parking and internet access are included in the price The nearest beach is at only few minutes walk.SERVICES Purple offers its guests numerous exclusive services to make their stay even more enjoyable: international buffet breakfast with a vast selection of sweets, jams, cheeses cold cuts and other snacks, outdoor parking, transfer to and from Naples airport, dinner service upon request, tour reservations for Herculaneum and Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast and wonderful spots on the Sorrento Peninsula, boat trips to Capri and Isola dei Galli. ROOMS The B&B Purple has very large bright rooms, furnished with taste and simplicity: dark wood furniture with clean lines, light upholstery, floors covered with antique terra cotta tiles. The rooms all have heating, air conditioning and television. Different types are available to meet all needs: singles, double, triples and quads, with internal or external private bath or shared bathroom. Most of the rooms have sea view, while some look onto the peaceful garden which surrounds the residence. SERVICES INCLUDED All rooms include: Free WiFi, Hair dryer and Breakfast. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Porto Salvo Hotel Sant`Agnello
Purple Italy/Province Of Naples

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