Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Quality bed and breakfast in Sorrento, Italy

Relais Amore is ideal for guests looking for a friendly atmosphere, and wanting to spend their holiday in the centre of Sorrento, but at the same time enjoying the tranquillity of a quiet residential area. The Relais is ten minutes from the main square of Sorrento, Piazza Tasso, and is also very near the ferry boat harbour and the railway station. There is a bus stop nearby, ideal for guests who wish to avoid traffic and parking problems.
The comfort and elegance of Relais Amore will make your stay thoroughly enjoyable! Staff will be on hand to give any local information regarding daily excursions by hydrofoil to Capri, Ischia and Procida, train services to Pompei, Herculaneum and Naples and bus services along the Amalfi coast.


Spacious double rooms with an optional extra bed, or single rooms. These are all with air conditioning and TV. Some have Jacuzzi, kitchenette, terraceā€¦

It is situated 300 metres from the railway station to Naples and Pompei, 50 metres from the bus stop to Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, Marina della Lobra and Marina del Cantone. Only 500 metres separate the Relais from the ferry boat harbour that connects Sorrento to Ischia, Capri, Naples and Positano. Also to be found nearby are shops, supermarkets, banks, restaurants, bars, boutiques - all located on the main street (Corso Italia), and craft shops in the historical centre called the "Schizzariello".

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Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Rome apartment in Trastevere

Right in the heart of the Trastevere area, the "Vicolo dell'Atleta" is a lovely independent apartment which has just been restructured. Set out on more than one level, this apartment will make your stay a real treat, where you can experience life among the lanes and alleys of real authentic Rome, among the colours, smells and charms of the city of the past in the city's most lively and characteristic area. Just a stone's throw away from all the main tourist attractions of the city, this is a place of real charm and comfort.

The apartment consists of a large sitting room, with a TV, a dining table, a settee, a stereo and a fireplace. The lovely little kitchen is fully-fitted and has been furnished with high-quality materials. One bedroom is set out on two levels and can be used for up to four persons. The other bedroom has a double bed in a loft area. There are then two nice bathrooms, one of which has a washing machine. The other has a shower and hydro-massage unit.

The visual attraction of the clever restructuring of the apartment on more than one level is truly wonderful. The loft areas, the lights built into the floor, the lights which illuminate the various corners in a discrete manner, the internal stairs, the vaulted ceilings, the smart use of wood and the furniture finishes: all of this comes together wonderfully to make the apartment a really charming jewel.

The location itself is just as wonderful: here you are immersed among the sometimes sleepy and sometimes lively lanes and alleys of the Trastevere area, among typical Roman restaurants, craft shops, bars and wine shops. Here you can really experience the true Rome. Just a stone's throw from Santa Maria in Trastevere, the "Tiberine" island on the Tiber, the Janiculum, the archaeological wonder of the Coliseum, the Vatican and the Piazza Navona and Campo de' Fiori area.

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