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“Brilliant location and fantastic views”
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28 reviews
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View from path leading to the studio apartment
terrace
Studio flat
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Praia Beach
Walk from Praiano to Vettica - panorama Positano
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Praiano, Amalfi Coast, Campania

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Paula1963...
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Brilliant location and fantastic views”
Reviewed 25 March 2015 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

I travelled on my own to Praiano and was delighted when I say the apartment, the views and the terrace are just like the photos, fantastic.
The apartment has everything you need and you just need to be prepared for plenty of steps, which are part of the experience.

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Liked best: The terrace
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Louise_an...
Alexandria Bay, New York
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75 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Stunning views”
Reviewed 22 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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The apartment is exactly as it appears in the pictures! BEAUTIFUL. We stayed four days here in Praiano. Nice little coastal with good restaurants. The location is perfect to visit Amalfi and Positano., only 25 minutes away on the local bus ( recomended way to travel). The owner Pasquale is extremely kind with a great sense of humor.
You need to be aware that there is quite a bit of exercise involved in your stay here. Lots of stairs and hills. We enjoyed the fact that we could indulge in the great pizzas knowing we would work off our meal.
The only thing missing for a five star rating was softer mattress ( it is FIRM) and a Welcome Package. The package varies but always includes the basics to get you started on your stay. It is an offering that we look forward to when travelling, especially after a long day. It includes trial size soaps, teas, coffees, milk, bread, spices, etc and in some places a bottle of wine. You will need to bring all toiletries, hand soaps, shampoos etc along with coffee, tea and the like.

Note. The directions from Rome, be sure to follow them, and not your GPS. We were directed and extra 90 minutes out of way.
However the directions after parking at the Hotel Marguarita can be simplified by walking till you see the grocery store, approximately five minutes, then walk up the ramp to your left. Continue a minute or two till you see the playground on your right.

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Liked best: The views!!!
Liked least: Dissapointed there was no Welcome Package
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Steve W
Kingston, Canada
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63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“These hosts are professional - and much much more.”
Reviewed 4 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014
3
people found this review helpful

Everything you would expect from a seriously professional organization, but that's just the beginning. They live below the studio, and are readily available to happily assist with any question or concern. We had many questions during the initial booking process - our first holiday in Italy - and they were impossibly patient, with personalized, detailed and prompt responses every time. They amazed us with their flexibility to accommodate our special needs. Many of the reviews laud the location and the scenery, and there is no exaggeration in any of them. Bonus! The studio comes with a fitness program! (I refer to not just the steps, but the entire gruelling topography of the place. There is considerable research as to why Italians have such low rates of heart disease - I know! It's because they climb cliffs to go home!) TA doesn't list much to do in the area, but there is. Side trips to Capri and Pompeii, boat excursions, hiking trails, cooking lessons at local restaurants, and of course many gastronomical offerings from the many nearby restaurants. Hard to improve on a holiday at Casa San Tommaso.

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Liked best: Hospitality!
Liked least: Only 1 comfy chair!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
6 Nov 2014
Thank you for your kind words (and your medical conclusion!), we are delighted you enjoyed staying with us. We pride ourselves in making sure that all who visit enjoy their stay and if needed, we are at hand to help in just that.
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BN1965
Cambridge, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A quiet serene village with breath taking views!”
Reviewed 19 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We spent a week in Oct 2014 in Praiano at Casa Tommaso. What a wonderful time from the weather, accommodation and hospitality of our hosts. So happy to have chosen to stay away from the chaos of Amalfi, Positano and Sorrento. Enjoyed the large terrace with breakfast at dawn to dining under the stars. The studio was lovely and very well equipped. Our hosts Pasquale and Giovanna are very charming and interesting and made us feel so welcome. Our visit in Praiano was the highlight of our month long visit to Italy.

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Liked best: The terrace views
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Jukka P
Espoo, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Our special haven between the sky and the sea”
Reviewed 21 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

After returning to Casa San Tommaso after 7 years, we were happy to see that the good things had remained and some things had even been improved. This small, tidy, well kept and romantic apartment is perfect for couples. This time we had the exceptional benefit of brushing up our Italian with our kind and generous host Pasquale who provided lots of useful info about the town's history and local customs. Sisina who also lives next door was always available for support if needed. Thank you - we will return!!

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Liked best: Absolutely fantastic view and peaceful location
Liked least: Carrying groceries and beverages over all those stairs
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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