Pros

  • Modern hotel built in 2011; its stylish guest rooms have balconies
  • Within walking distance of the beach and town
  • Outdoor seating area in garden amid olive trees
  • Elegant restaurant specializing in scrumptious seafood
  • Swing set and merry-go-round in garden area
  • Free bicycle rental available for biking to the beach
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Small pets allowed for a fee
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Cons

  • No pool or fitness center
  • Breakfast, which is free only with special offers, lacks variety in its homemade dishes
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Bottom Line

Built in 2011, the Vespucci is a modern, upper-middle-range hotel with 28 stylish rooms less than a 10-minute walk from the ocean and center of Porto Cesareo. The hotel should suit both leisure and business travelers, since it's open year-round and has free Wi-Fi and a classy restaurant. There’s no pool at the hotel, but there is a large garden where guests can relax, and a swing set and merry-go-round for children. Guests willing to stay farther away from Porto Cesareo may want to check out Le Dune Suite Hotel, which has a private beach and a swimming pool.

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Amenities

  • Internet
  • Pets Allowed

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Vespucci Hotel

Scene

Modern three-story hotel with classy restaurant and large garden

Guest rooms with glass doors opening onto balconies make up the top two floors of this modern, three-story hotel. Outside, olive trees dot the large garden area, where guests can relax in brown wicker armchairs arranged around a glass table, and a wooden swing set and red merry-go-round offer children a place to play. Inside, light filters through the long curtains creating a soft glimmer in the chic, white lobby. The classy restaurant is bright with large windows and sleek white tables, and the bar area has a glass case displaying cigars for sale.

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Location

On a residential street on the edge of town that's about a 10-minute walk to the beach

Vespucci is in a residential area within a 10-minute walk to the beach in Porto Cesareo, where there are also several restaurants. The hotel offers discounts to three nearby bathing beaches. Salento Airport in Brindisi is less than an hour’s drive, and the hotel arranges shuttle transfers for a fee.

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Rooms

Spacious, chic rooms with furnished balconies

Guest rooms are spacious and chic with light walls, tile floors, and modern furnishings such as sleek bedroom benches and wall-mounted flat-screen TVs. They also have minibars. Tiled balconies with metal railings are furnished with white wicker chairs and glass tables. Mosaic-tiled bathrooms have stand-up showers with glass doors. Triple Rooms come with fold-out beds.

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Features

Free bike rental and restaurant with outdoor terrace

The garden has a play area for children and a small seating area where adults can enjoy a drink. The hotel's restaurant has a bar and indoor seating as well as outdoor seating on a terrace. The hotel offers free bike rentals for trekking to the nearby beach. Small pets are allowed for a fee, and other extra services available for a charge include airport and train transfers, and beach towel rentals.

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Amenities

  • Beach

  • Cabanas

  • Internet

  • Pets Allowed

  • Poolside Drink Service

  • Room Service

  • Separate Bedroom / Living Room Space

  • Supervised Kids Activities

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