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Central Amalfi Apartment Overlooking the Town


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About The Experience
Set in the center of Amalfi, this accommodation overlooks the picturesque seaside resort town, including the Moorish bell tower and cathedral. This Amalfi Coast apartment is right in the center of town, in the middle of it all, but high enough up so that noise disturbances are diminished. From this Amalfi apartment you can take busses or water transportation to towns and islands all along the Amalfi Coast.
Location Description

Set in the center of Amalfi, this property overlooks the picturesque seaside resort town, including its Moorish bell tower and cathedral. The flat is within easy walking distance of all essential services, including bars, shops, restaurants, banks, and the post office. An important trading center from the 9th to 13th centuries, Amalfi is surrounded by striking cliffs and coast. Among many shops and cafes you will enjoy the lovely architecture that surrounds you, including the Duomo in the center of town (with Asian influences) and the Cloister of Paradise, which takes a cue from Arabian styles. There is also a museum dedicated to the works of Morelli and a museum where you can view artifacts of Amalfi's long and interesting history. Of course, don't forget to spend some time on the beach! For local travel, approximately 130 steps from the apartment building lead up to the main road, and parking is available in a nearby garage (at an extra cost). However, driving the roads on the Amalfi Coast can be intimidating... but there is more than one way to get around in this beautiful area! There is a good system of buses operating from the nearby Piazza Flavio Gioia that will take you to Ravello, Scala, Sorrento, Salerno, and Positano. The standard blue SITA busses are marked with a blue and white sign and cost about 1-2 euros depending on your destination. Ferries and hydrofoils also offer daily service between Amalfi and Capri (1.5 hours), Positano (20 min), Ischia (2.5 hours), and Salerno (1 hour). The ferry service operates only during the summer.

Please Note: While the Amalfi Coast is beautiful and charming, it is also steep, with many uphill and downhill stairs and walkways. In general, it is an area that is not kind to those of us with knee or mobility issues. This should be considered before booking a property in this area.

Nearby Attractions: Amalfi (Duomo, Cloister of Paridise, Morelli museum, archaeological museum, beach), Ravello, Scala, Sorrento, Salerno, Positano.

Sorrento: 35 km/22 mi
Salerno: 27 km/17 mi
Positano: 22 km/14 mi
Scala: 5 km/3 mi
Ravello: 5 km/3 mi
Exterior Description
This apartment is located on the top floor of a building, and is accessed by 30 steps from the road to the building, then an elevator to the 3rd floor, then 25 steps up to the 4th floor. The building, dating back to the XVII century, is roomy and comfortably furnished. Each room of the apartment has views and access to a terrace. There is a large, central terrace that offers an ideal spot to relax and take in the views.
Interior Description
(100 m2)

Fourth Floor (Top Floor) (with elevator to 3rd floor, then up 25 steps): The entrance of this top-floor apartment leads into a living/dining room furnished with a table for six, a sofa, and a TV. French doors lead onto the terrace. There is a fully equipped kitchen. A master bedroom with a queen-size bed (160 cm) has access to the terrace via French doors. The second and third rooms each have two single beds (in one room these beds can be combined upon request). There are two bathrooms, one with sink, toilet, and shower, and the other with a sink, toilet, and bathtub. From the entrance, 20 steps lead up to a terraced patio furnished with barbecue, lounges, umbrellas, and a dining table for al fresco dining. The roof terrace is shared with the owner who occasionally lives in the studio apartment next to the roof terrace.

Features Description

Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas.

  • Cook Service: Upon request
  • Cooking Classes: Upon request
  • Pre-Stocked Villa: 30 Euros plus cost of groceries
  • Welcome Basket: Upon request
  • Extra Housekeeping: 15 Euros per hour
  • Extra Linen Change: 30 Euros per room
  • Laundry Service: Starting at 20 Euros per load
  • Portable Baby Crib: 50 Euros per week
  • Babysitting: 20 Euros per hour

Please Note:
  • Air conditioning and heating is in each bedroom and in the living room.
  • The roof terrace is shared with the owner who occasionally lives in the studio apartment located next to the roof terrace.
  • There are at least 55 steps to get up to this apartment.
  • Rentals must be within a Saturday to Saturday time frame (i.e. Monday - Saturday is okay, but Thursday - Tuesday is not!).
  • Housekeeping is provided for 4 hours. Additional Housekeeping can be arranged for an additional fee.

Features and Amenities

  • In City
  • Near the Water
  • Detached House
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outside Area - Shared
  • Outside Dining
  • TV - Local Channels Only
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Board
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Heating - Partial House
  • Air Conditioning - Partial House
  • Fans Available - Upon Request
  • Housekeeping - Included
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Oct-28-2017 - Dec-23-2017 $1,787 1 wk
Dec-23-2017 - Jan-06-2018 $2,196 1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sun 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Mon 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Tue 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wed 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Thu 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Fri 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Sat 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Q: We will be travelling with a 2 year old. In your opinion will the stairs at this location, and within the city, be a major inconvenience?

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Conditions *

Security Deposit

  • Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable by cash in euros. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus any extra charges or accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 300 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Air conditioning: According to consumption
  • Heating: According to consumption
  • Cleaning (Mandatory, payable upon arrival) - Weekly Charge: 80 EUR
  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Arrival Fee on Saturday (between 8:00 pm and midnight) Payable upon Arrival: 50 EUR
  • Electricity: According to consumption
  • Arrival Fee on Sunday (between 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm) Payable upon Arrival: 50 EUR

Other Notes

  • Housekeeping: Usually available upon request
  • Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather
  • Arrivals on Saturday after Midnight or Sunday after 8:00 pm are Not Accepted!
  • Cook Services (If Available): must be arranged at least 2 months prior to arrival
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
  • Extra Services (cook, housekeeping, etc) may be arranged for a non-refundable fee payable to Last minute requests (less than 2 weeks prior to arrival) will be an extra charge. Please inquire for pricing.
  • Departure Time: 10:00 am

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Customer Ratings

  • 4.5 Star Rating Overall
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Based on 14 Reviews

Customer Reviews

We were five ladies and had a fantastic holiday. Our overall experience is that we would definitely go back to Amalfi and stay at Ghita again.
Enjoyed Most:
Space, view, location very convenient, overall ambiance.
Enjoyed Least:
The uncomfortable beds - mattresses in the two 'smaller' bedroomsare quite firm and pillows very hard and uncomfortable. Washing machine instructions were very vague and the operating thereof proved to be a challenge but it added to the fun of staying there.
Surrounding Area:
The beauty of the area, wonderful vibe in the town and accessibility to other small towns in the vicinity and the shopping of course!
Nearby Events or Locales:
Amalfi - at the bottom of the stairs to the apartment
Tips or Restaurants:
The town has numerous restaurants within a five minute walk from the apartment. Whatever you need is available from the shops in the town all within a 5 minute walk
We travelled from Napoli by taxi so can't comment.
Check In Out:
Yes - the lady who met us at the taxi walked us through Amalfi's main street. We had to carry our luggage from the beach front right up to the apartment. I suggest arranging for a porter (available in town).

Diane , October

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We, honestly, enjoyed every minute of our stay. Everything was at our fingertips and we wanted for nothing.
Enjoyed Most:
The view!! All around us the view was spectacular and we sat on the terrace upstairs, sipping sundowners, enjoying it to the full.
Enjoyed Least:
Unfortunately, the two beds in the bedroom adjacent to the lounge had extremely uncomfortable mattresses, which caused some sleepless nights
Surrounding Area:
The shops, the restaurants, the neighbouring sights to visit . . . everything really!
Nearby Events or Locales:
Minori, and not within our walking distance, but we used the public and sightseeing buses to visit neighbouring towns, i.e. Positano and Ravello.
Tips or Restaurants:
We loved everything about living in Amalfi - and lived the life by self-catering and eating what the locals eat, which was delicious!
We were fetched in Naples, so the directions didn't affect us at all.
Check In Out:
We were met on our arrival by Maria, the house-cleaner, but she couldn't speak one word of English, which was most frustrating for us. When your clients are older, i.e. in their 60s, as we were, it would be such a favour to have the luggage carried or transported on the luggage-carrier on the stairs. We really struggled to do it ourselves. Thankfully, Franco, the handbag shop owner at the foot of the stairs, helped us by arranging someone to carry it when we left Amalfi. Also, the instructions for the washing machine were extremely confusing, resulting in time wasted trying to figure it out. Maybe it just needs clearer translation.

Carol, October

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Wonderful! 4 adult friends had a fantastic and relaxing time!
Enjoyed Most:
Roof top patio with views to die for!
Enjoyed Least:
As has been mentioned previously--a lot of stairs.
Surrounding Area:
Right in the center of town--couldn't get a better location!
Nearby Events or Locales:
You are in the very heart of Amalfi!
Tips or Restaurants:
All good! Lovely place.
We were met and taken to the property from outside Amalfi Cathedral. It was perfect.
Check In Out:
All excellent--on time, very helpful,etc.

Sean, May

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