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Excelsior Hotel La Fonte

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We stayed on a B and B basis as we were visiting friends. The breakfast was buffet style and suited everyone. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and English was spoken by mos, although we were the only English people there. The pool was beautiful and there were plenty of sun beds. It is only a short, flat...

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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My partner and I spent 10 days travelling around Italy, and this hotel was by far the most spectacular. It is set against the most beautiful backdrop of mountains, with the ocean just a short walk away. The staff were friendly, rooms clean and furbished with airconditioning and balconies overlooking the terraces and mountains. We lounged by the most beautiful...

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Stenungsund, Sweden
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Helpful service and good breakfast . But the room , 222, was very noisy , roadside and some kind of generator directly outside the window working all the time. Irritating! On the positive side, beach just 5 minutes walk and conero bus linea 94 stops just 50 meters from the hotel, final destination Portonovo baia.

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

Nice environment great location old type of rooms friendly staff large meeting room right place to make meetings as the terrace is next to the meeting room to get fresh air And beach is so close you can walk.

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Rosanna R, Direttore at Excelsior Hotel La Fonte, responded to this review

Thank you Mr Bino for your reviews. Hoping to count you among our guests and in our beautiful Bay of Portonovo, we send our best regards.

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 October 2014

we found ourselves with an extra day in Ancona without any accommodation booked. Found this hotel on last minute bookings had no real idea what it was going to be like so thought we would give it a try. Initially it was like being a faulty towers episode with a receptionist that spoke no English, a hotel room that had...

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Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 21 May 2014

The hotel is just average. Restaurant was closed and was told would only re-open in summer. As we were there for a conference, breakfast and lunch were served. The rooms were OK, quite big, but looks tired, and needs refurbishment. The balcony was not clean, with wet dead leaves unswept. It is definitely not very convenient if you have large...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 May 2014

This is a good hotel, if you have no problems with thin walls (yes, you can hear what your neighbours talk and what they watch on TV) and rather avarage standard (beds, breakfast. bathroom, etc.). We were here for a conference and everyone was wondering how this can be a 4 star hotel (3 at the most). Location is good...

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Antibes, France
Reviewed 15 August 2013

this hotel well deserves its 4 stars. beautiful location in the heart of Portonovo bay, a hidden treasure in Le Marche. Perfect accomodation for those who love a peaceful, relaxing place on the sea. Don't expect much nightlife, but if a charming seaside landscape is what you are looking for, this is the right place. Excellent and polite service, great...

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Beveren-Waas
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Perfect hotel service -we had half board (mezza pensione) and every night excellent diner at the Hotel Forte Napoleonico which has the same owner - it's 300 meter walk from the Exelsior La Fonte Hotel but the walk is more than worth to be done !!! Excellent breakfast with fresh coffee served (no vending !!!) Altough price class is somewhat...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 12 October 2011

Good breakfast, Concierge An. Atencious staff. Very Good cost / Benefits. Near Beach and Good sea View.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Excelsior La Fonte Ancona hotel anconaIN PORTONOVO, A BEAUTIFUL 4 STARS HOTEL Inside Portonovo's bay, in the magnificient green of Conero's Natural Park where the mountain descend gradually into the sea, like a beatiful jewel perform with his white mediterranean style the Excelsior Hotel La Fonte. Open terraces with falls of flowers and beautiful waterworks reminding the origin of this beautiful place are the most natural "welcome" to our guests. An oasis of quite near the beach suitable for your holidays or to celebrate the most important days of your life and where meetings and congresses became more profitable thank to a really pleasant stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Excelsior Hotel La Fonte

Address: Frazione Poggio 160, 60129 Portonovo, Ancona, Italy
Region: Italy > Marche > Province of Ancona > Ancona > Portonovo
Price Range: RM308 - RM1,498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Excelsior Hotel La Fonte 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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“Room 303 is a corner room (only one neighbour!) in the third floor, balcony side. You will have to fight with floods in the bathroom after taking a shower, but a good chance of a quiet night. we stayed the first night in the ground floor, not recommended!”
 of 5 bubbles malinq2013, 14 May 2014 | Read review
“Kamers met balcon zijn het best gelegen”
 of 5 bubbles raphaell841, 1 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Request a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Mogul_7, 5 Sep 2011 | Read review
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