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“Fantastic weekend base”
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Capo La Gala Hotel
Ranked #2 of 20 Hotels in Vico Equense
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We spent a weekend here for our wedding anniversary in May. Having great hopes, we were not disappointed. The room and the view was amazing, the food was great (both the Michelin * restaurant and the other restaurant were fabulous). The cliffside Gym with a view over the islands was also a nice touch. It's very different to the older style hotels you get in Sorrento. When we were there, some maintenance was being done to the swimming pool, which was drained for a day, so we got in the Sea, and that was brilliant! A nice cove and once the initial cold shock wore off, it was fabulous. Would recommend this to anyone looking for a few days relaxed break.

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from 4 day stay at capo la gala. We really enjoyed our stay as it was our honeymoon. The room was lovely but what really made it was the plunge pool and the views. Just incredible and so relaxing.
A few minor things that are worth noting:
1) taxi from hotel to airport is expensive- I would rent a car as would be much cheaper. Great that only 30 mins from the airport though
2) receptionists- so cold and very unwelcoming. The rest of the staff were great and very attentive. The lady that showed us to our room was very cold. Also on arrival you get shown to a small room for a welcome drink. The room is not great and would be so much better to have a drink and enjoy the view.
Finally it's expensive, so as long as prepared for that then enjoy it!

We had great meal at the Michelin stared restaurant and would recommend. The breakfast was lovely too! How can you not enjoy the view. Many thanks also goes to Michele the barman who recommended a pizza place to go to and serves great cocktails. Altogether a great stay but a few minor things meant that couldn't quite give it five stars.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Stay in the capo le gala 5* hotel and was just amazing. Views were out of this world so relaxing just the place to chill out.staff lovely and helpfull.spa is very nice.breakfast was very nice and recieved great service.
Only thing that wasnt was for us was the maxi resturant food and choice and was very expensive ok if the odd night but every night would give you a big bill if you dine in there every night.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank sharonstubley
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

At 10 minutes by train from Sorrento, this place is more restful and beautiful than old hotels you can find on the Amalfi Coast.
Stunning view, listening to the wave sound to find your sleep.
The swimming pool should be heated, luckily we were authorized to use the heated pool inside the spa with our kids as there were nobody else in the spa. The Jacuzzi outside was broken :-(.
The classic room does have a view on the sea but could be improved in terms of setting.
The ladies at the reception were helpful even if we've got contrary information that were a bit surprising, but anyway they tried their best...

Free shuttle to reach the train station, then take the Circumvesuvia train to Sorrento (10 minutes) and you will avoid huge traffic jam

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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Thank VGGZ
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Came here with my wife on our honeymoon wanting to stay somewhere special. Whilst the hotel is in a very nice location - the service and experience was far below what was expected from a apparent 5 star hotel. During our stay the pool and outdoor area were closed for maintenance for 3 days - no one told us anything. WiFI barely worked in the room and the rooms are tiny. We went to try their cocktail bar which had a really nice menu only to find out it was the bartenders day off so we couldn't order from this menu.

Oh, and if you want an ice bucket in your room that will be 10 Euro...

When i raised these issues with staff - their response was substandard and indifferent.

A really disappointing experience. Don't waste your money here.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Les C
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Additional Information about Capo La Gala Hotel

Address: Via Luigi Serio 8 | Sorrento coast road, 80069, Vico Equense, Italy
Region: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Vico Equense
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Vico Equense
#1 Luxury Hotel in Vico Equense
#3 Romantic Hotel in Vico Equense
#4 Family Hotel in Vico Equense
Price Range: RM1,480 - RM2,783 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Capo La Gala Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elegance, luxury and modernity are perfectly mixed and in harmony with the environment in gorgeous scenery where plants, rocks and the view of an endless sea make the hotel appear as a real ship anchored to an island. The hotel offers 23 rooms with sea view terrace equipped with every comfort. The restaurant maxi has been awarded with its first Michelin star on the 2010 Michelin guide. A unique secret place. ... more   less 
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