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Buca di Bacco

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Via Rampa Teglia, 4 - Positano - See map

Buca di Bacco

+39 089 875699
+39 089 875731 (Fax)

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5/5 TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 1304 recensioni »
Budget Luxury
Buca di Bacco 4 Star Hotels Positano

Positano's Dolce Vita

Three reasons to book here:

  1. The charm of a historic hotel in Positano
  2. The delicious traditional local cuisine
  3. The vicinity to the Spiaggia Grande beach

Buca di Bacco - Positano

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Dating back to the early 1900's, Buca di Bacco is one of the oldest establishments in Positano. When Buca di Bacco first opened its doors to visitors travelling along the Amalfi Coast, it was in the form of simple tavern in which to enjoy delicious local food and wine.

A favourite port of call for the intellectuals and artists who "discovered" Positano at the start of the 20th century, over the decades Buca di Bacco was gradually enlarged so as to provide not only excellent food but charming accommodation too.

Antique writing desks, sweeping drapes, floors laid with the colorful, hand-painted majolica tiles from Vietri, bathrooms in precious marble and glorious sun-kissed terraces: Hotel Buca di Bacco's rooms recall the classic Mediterranean elegance of the area's most luxurious coastal villas, combined with the technology and services of a Grand Hotel.

The food prepared by Anna (ably assisted by her niece, Carla) is just as delicious as that once prepared by her grandparents: traditional dishes, made with only the very freshest, locally sourced ingredients, to be accompanied by a glass or two of Bacchus's favourite beverage. Entertaining, hands-on cooking lessons are available, on request.

Buca di Bacco: Services

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Outdoor facilities
Free Wi-fi
Air Conditioning
Safety deposit box
Bathroom with bathtub
Room with private terrace
Food and drink
Cocktail bar
Snack bar
Car park
Baby sitter

Buca di Bacco: TripAdvisor reviews®

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5/5 TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 1304 recensioni »

30th Anniversary

5/5 30 December 2017

This hotel was Magnificent. Our room was stunning with beautiful views of the beach & stunning Mountain View’s. The decor in the room was very pretty with a balcony overlooking the beach & gorgeous... more »

Just Lovely!

5/5 26 December 2017

We visited Positano back in April and loved the town and the hotel. We would love to return to both. If you have not been to Positano before it does help to know that vehicles are only allowed part... more »

Romantic anniversary overload !!! 😘😘😘

5/5 6 December 2017

This is our second visit to this hotel for the reason you only go back if it was memorable!! The staff are exceptional in their attendance! The food is exquisite 😘😘The added nice touch was they... more »

Buca di Bacco: Location

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'Hotel Buca di Bacco is a historic hotel in the town of Positano, right at the start of the Amalfi Coast. Blessed with splendid beaches, lapped by a crystal clear sea, Positano is famous for its maze of brightly colored cottages and pretty churches, all of which cling to the rock face, forming what is often referred to as the vertical city. Providing an ideal base from where to explore the other towns on the Amalfi Coast, Hotel Buca di Bacco lies within easy reach of Praiano, Furore, Maiori, Minori, Conca dei Marini and Amalfi, all of which are just a short car or boat ride away.

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