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  • 5 Jul 2016
    “Excellent B&B. Very welcoming”
  • 7 May 2016
    “Wonderful hospitality and host in Lecce”
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Strada Comunale Sant'Oronzo n. 1, 73047 Monteroni di Lecce Italy See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Very comfortable B&B. Good breakfast. Very friendly welcome. Would recommend to anyone. Thanks for a great stay! Ideally situated for visiting Lecce and for some great swims in the sea! Absolutely loved it.More

Thank Derek J
Response from MassimoCatalano, Proprietario at B&B Il GelsoResponded 6 July 2016

Hello Derek, thanks a lot for your wonderful review. I regret I wasn't there to meet you, but Roberto kept me constantly informed about your stay. I am glad to read you found our b&b welcoming and nice. We really like people to feel like...More

Reviewed 8 May 2016

My mother and I spent four delightful days in the charming company of Roberto and his animal friends. The care and attention that Roberto gives to his guests and food makes staying at Il Gelso a real treat. Max and Roberto have a lovely home...More

Thank anneinall
Response from MassimoCatalano, Proprietario at B&B Il GelsoResponded 8 May 2016

Dear Anne & Hamish, thanks a lot for your nice review. We are very happy of having been part of your italian trip. You went all around Salento and Southern Italy, and I believe you planned your trip very well. Hosting you was a pleasure...More

Reviewed 17 October 2015

My wife and I stayed for four nights at B&B Il Gelso while touring southern Italy by car. Located in Monteroni, a suburb just outside Lecce, Il Gelso offers comfortable accommodations and served as a base for visits to Lecce, Alberobello, Marina Franca and the...More

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Response from MassimoCatalano, Proprietario at B&B Il GelsoResponded 18 October 2015

Hello Charles, thanks for the very generous review. I regret I was in the States during your stay at Gelso, and I am sorry I couldn't meet you. I was more than sure that Roberto, despite of his poor knowledge of English, could be helpful...More

Reviewed 5 September 2015

A home away from home - that's the best definition of B&B Il Gelso. Roberto, thank You for Your smile, heart, kindness and best cappuccino in the world! Massimo, thank You for perfect organisation, caregiving and... pittule! I hope we'll see soon. Maybe this time...More

Thank eswu
Response from MassimoCatalano, Direttore generale at B&B Il GelsoResponded 9 September 2015

Dear Sylwia, thanks a lot for your comments... I am ready to cook more "pittole" for you, both here in Italy and in your country. Good luck for everything and... hope to see you soon! Max

Reviewed 3 July 2014

What can I say? Absolutely perfect! Due to work commitments I usually travel all around the Mediterranean area in hotels and villas of the most different standards. This was the first time I decided to sample a B&B, and what an amazing experience it was!...More

Thank DanieleDaniele
Response from MassimoCatalano, Proprietario at B&B Il GelsoResponded 3 July 2014

Dear Daniele, thanks a lot for your nice words. Your comments are greatly appreciated, particularly because they come from an expert of travel and touristic accomodations: you can certainly judge everything both "emotionally" and "technically". Also thanks you for your suggestions: we will try to...More

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A quite b&b in the countriside, near Lecce and not far from the touristic places in Salento. A nice villa on two stories, 6 rooms per floor, simply furnished with cotto flores and wood furniture. A nice park entirely ...More cultivated with fruit trees used for the breakfast. Rich breakfasts with homemade products, juices and marmelades. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$80 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Italy > Puglia > Province of Lecce > Monteroni di Lecce
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$80 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Italy > Puglia > Province of Lecce > Monteroni di Lecce
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Annalisa M
C'è aria condizionata nelle stanze? Grazie
11 July 2016
  • Response from MassimoCatalanoProperty representative
    Si, Anna. Tutte le stanze della nostra struttura hanno l'aria condizionata.
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