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  • casale villarena

    un' eccellente vacanza al Casale, buonissimo cibo, accoglienza e tranquillita'! altamente raccomandato...ottime cene e molte attivita' da fare intorno a Nerano ma con l'aggiunta di un ambiente calmo e rilassato. Guglielmo e Mariateresa sono the best!!

    Fiamma Montezemolo
    San Francisco California
  • Lovely place - great hospitality

    Relaxed place with comfortable accommodation and an excellent restaurant. We ate out a couple of times but the best meals by far were at Villarena. Guglielmo organises welcome nights, BBQs and pizza nights - fantastic views over the Bay of Salerno from the terrace. Also boat trips and trips to Vesuvius and Pompeii - these were a real highlight. Bit of a trek down to the beach but good exercise. Excellent hospitality from Guglielmo and his team including Mariateresa and Antonio. A great place to go back to.

    Michael Roe
    Edimburgo UK
  • Amazing place - where do I start!?

    My sister picked this place for my family of four (two teens) to meet up with her and her husband for a week on the Amalfi coast. We only planned to stay a few days. If I'd known how amazing the place and people were, we'd have only stayed here. Our rooms were beautiful, the views were spectacular, the food was fresh and amazing. We took a cooking class there together and ate our own creation! Gugliermo arranged for a day long trip to Capri with just the six of us on a boat with the most wonderful captain Mario (ask for him!). He even helped up line up a great tour guide for Pompeii days after we left Nerano. Mariateresa is a dear. We left feeling like family. They can hook you up with any kind of day trip or experience you are looking for. We met others who come back year after year. I'll dream of a return trip.

    Kathy
    Cleveland Ohio
  • Cozy hotel with nice view

    The hotel is located a in massa lubrense, which is a place away from the principal city, so is better if you arrived by car. Also, the place is not easy to find. There are few restaurants, stores, markets nor bars in the surroundings. There is a beach near to the hotel, where you can take boat trips to the important local atractions, such as costa d'amalfi and capri island. Another good thing is the nice view you have from the hotel. The hotel room was comfortable, but there was no wi-fi service. The restaurant had excellent food. All the staff were very friendly

    Andreas Ulate
    Costa Rica
  • The Best kept Secret on the Amalfi Coast!

    We spent 6 amazing days at Casale Villarena. We were a family of 4 with 2 active 14 year old twins. We did not have any expectations when we arrived and everything was perfect ! Guglielmo and his staff provided a professional atmosphere and the service was 5 star. They arranged for us to be picked up at the Sorrento train station which was a lifesaver after taking the local train from Naples; Next time we would take a taxi from Naples to shorten the journey. We felt relaxed as soon as we walked on the property. The property was organized so that you could sit outside an have your own privacy. The pool area was comfortable with enough lounge chairs for everyone. The rooms were well appointed with a pretty view of the bay. The kitchen was a bonus although we did not use it to its full potential. The staff arranged all our excursions that were beyond any expectations! Our first outing was a hike to Jeranto Bay with a guide from a society who protected the land and bay. She was very knowledgeable about the history and surroundings. As well, what their society had done to protect the natural surroundings. Once we had a swim in the turquoise bay, we had an amazing lunch overlooking the bay. Our second outing, was kayaking along the coast with SUD kayaking. Matteo was our guide. We left from a bay a few minutes away and we instancing swept away with the beauty of the sea, steep cliffs and local fishing coves. We stopped at a cove and went swimming and my 14 year old twins enjoyed jumping from the rocks. We went to Pompeii and Vesuvius with driver and guide for Pompeii. The trip was arranged by Casale Villarana and again did not disappoint. Pompeii is a once in a life time experience that is a must see. We went to Positano for the day with Guglielmo. What a perfect end to our trip. The staffed packed our lunch for the boat and we form Marina Cantone in a hired boat. Guglielmo was the perfect host and showed us the natural beauty of the coastline, amazing beached to swim at and a visit to Positano. After seeing Positano, I was glad we were staying in Nerano away from the tourists. Can't wait to back for another vacation sometime soon!

    Liz
    Vancouver Canada
  • Wish we could have stayed longer!!!”

    My sister and I picked this place for one leg of our Amalfi Coast vacation. We only stayed 4 nights at Casale Villarena, but knowing now what we didn't know then, this is a great place to serve as a peaceful and oh so beautiful base for travel along the Sorrentine Peninsula as well as the Amalfi Coast. It was so much fun!!! The hosts, Guglielmo and Mariateresa were so helpful with everything. I would recommend contacting them with your sightseeing "to do" list and let them plan your excursions. We were not so organized. The location is pretty remote, so if you don't have a car, you will need to arrange for transportation. The beach is walking distance, and full service. Guglielmo arranged a FANTASTIC day trip to Capri with Mario for just our party of six. It was relaxing and we got to see everything (the caves and glorious views of the island from the boat) as well as time to explore the island. Even after we left Nerano for Salerno, Guglielmo continued to help us enjoy our vacation by arranging a top notch, expert guide, Andrea, for our day at Pompeii. The food at Casale Villarena is EXCELLENT. The attention to detail was greatly appreciated. I mentioned in passing that I do not eat cheese, and thereafter, my menu was modified to replace cheese with special non-cheese dishes. Nice touch. We booked the cooking class, and that was a really fun activity. We loved our stay at Casale Villarena. I would recommend this place without hesitation!!!

    Maureen & Mark
    Stevenson Ranch California
  • Fantastico!!!

    My Wife and I visiting from Pensacola FL enjoyed this beautiful bed and breakfast nestled in the mountains of nerano Italy and the Amalfi Coast. My wife has family in Formia, Italy so it was a short train ride from Naples to Sorrento then a hotel pickup to this destination. The location is just simply breathtaking and the beach is a short walk from the apartment, the rooms are clean and well kept, we loved the church bells and the friendly locals at the shops restaurants', The owner and staff were very professional and made my wife and I feel right at home during our stay, very nice building which has an awesome backdrop at the foot of breathtaking scenery. It is our first choice when ever we return to the area.Satisfied and impressed.

    Earl and Candice Pensacola
    Florida, USA
  • Fantastico Nerano - busy Sorrento von der anderen Seite

    Wir haben wunderschöne, ruhige Tage im fantastisch gelegenen Casale Villarena verbracht, nette Gäste kennengelernt und - viel wichtiger - eine äusserst hilfsbereite und freundliche Belegschaft (schon fast Freunde?) vorgefunden. Wir waren wie in der eigenen Familie aufgehoben. Über allem natürlich der Patron Guglielmo. Der Tausendsassa betreibt biologischen Anbau ums Hotel und einen frischeren, besseren Salat werden sie nirgends mehr kriegen, dann organisiert er ein phänomenales Abendessen in seinem noblen Weinkeller, anderntags eine persönliche Boottour mit Schwimmen im offenen, kristallklaren Meer mit anschliessendem Prosecco an Bord oder gibt viele nützliche Hinweise um die verschiedenen Sehenswürdigkeiten zu erkunden (oder er bucht gleich einen speziellen Führer für Pompeji). Genial, bitte nicht zuviel weitersagen. Wir kommen wieder.

    S & P H.
    Zurigo Svizzera
  • Great place for a relaxing holiday

    Stayed here for a week. Enjoyed it totally. Very friendly and helpful staff, beautiful apartment (vetara), nice building (lot of stairs) and gardens with swimming pool, free parking and a good restaurant. The great thing is that it is just outside the craziness of the Amalfi Coast but close to everything. Definitely worth visiting.

    Erik
    Amsterdam The Netherlands
  • Excellent service and hospitality

    We had a wonderful stay at Casale Villarena. Skandinavian ladies tour - Three girls were well taken care of by Guglielmo and his staff. A comfortable place to be, relaxing atmosphere while you have an active vacation by visiting Sorrento, Naples, Capri, Vesuvius, Amalfi Coast etc. Fantastic food in the restaurant! We had a very good time here an will soon be back - can be recommended! Arrivederci.

    Gry
    Bergen Norway
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