What is(are) your name(s)?
For how long have you been running a B&B?
Please share something about the history of your present bed and breakfast.
In the field of hospitality, Astarita's family has been operating forever. I managed with my family 2 hotels and other tourist facilities. So in 2004, having had the opportunity, I decided to offer hospitality in a structure totally mine and I adapted some rooms of My house in B&B.
What are the unique characteristics of your B&B?
Our B&B is situated in the heart of historical center of Sorrento, a very popular tourist village. B&B is located in a historical building of '700. With entrance from main street of Sorrento. Our rooms are very comfortable and big, elegantly furnished with fine hand-painted tiles from Vietri. You can breathe the air of a typical family Sorrento.
Please describe in short your bed and breakfast and its general services and amenities.
Our Rooms are so composed: 2 big bedrooms, one bathroom and a little kitchen. On request is available a parking space for a car.
Please describe the in-room facilities for each type of room in your B&B.
Our amenities include: cooker, television, fridge, phone, air-conditioning, heating, terrace solarium (in only one apartment), tea and coffee making facilities, ironing facilities.
What do the room rates include?
Room price include bed, use of kitchen, all taxes.
Do you offer any special packages?
During low season and long stays are practiced special offers, in addition to the features of our facility are welcome families and small groups of friends, who reserve special discounts.
When and where is breakfast served?
The customer has the option of undertaking their own breakfast with the exclusive use of the kitchen at no extra cost, or may use the convention for the breakfast with the nearby Bar Syrenuse situated in the magnificent Piazza Tasso in Sorrento with a minimum additional cost .
Do you serve other meals?
You may use the exclusive use of the kitchen for other meals. The customers can also take advantage of our agreements with some restaurants in Sorrento.
Are there cooking facilities, which guests may use?
Yes, in our B&B every rooms are equipped with cooking facilities where guests can use for breakfast and other meals.
Is your bed and breakfast suitable for children?
Yes, is suitable for children.
Do you accept pets?
Yes, we accept pets on request under the responsibility of customers.
What is your smoking policy?
Our customers have the freedom to smoke in their private spaces.
Is there a parking facility on premises or nearby?
On request is available a parking facilities for a car.
Is your B&B suitable for disabled guests?
No, unfortunately at the moment we do not have elevator to the rooms.
What is your check-in/check-out policy?
For check-in, we haven't problems, usually our guests tell us their arrival time and call us when they arrive. For check-out, usually is until 10.30 a.m. they have the option to store your luggage for the day.
Are there a minimum number of nights for staying at your B&B?
No, there aren't.
How can guests check availability and make a reservation?
By sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is you cancellation policy?
To confirm a reservation you must send a deposit for the first night. In case of cancellation this deposit will not be returned.
What types of payment do you accept?
For deposit we accept PayPal and bank transfer. For account balance we accept only cash.
Is there a special etiquette that guests should know about and comply with?
No, there isn't.
Please tell us what things guests might enjoy visiting, seeing, doing, etc. in your area.
We are located in Sorrento near the Cathedral, Villa Fiorentino, public gardens (where is the elevator to the Sorrento beaches), Sedil Dominova, San Cesareo street (ancient decuman of the city), etc. Don Valerio B&B is situated at a few meters from Ulysse Wellness Center (Beauty-Center, Fitness, swimming, Thermal Baths and massages). From Sorrento start ferries to Capri, Ischia and Naples where a tourist can stay all day. By train is possible reach Pompei Ruins, Ercolano Ruins, Oplonti, Vesuvio etc. By bus or in summer by hydrofoil is possible reach Positano and Amalfi Coast until Salerno.
Where is your B&B located and how it may be reached?
Our B&B is located in Corso Italia n.67, Sorrento (NA). This is the main street of Sorrento, so is very easy to reach.
What would you say to people who have never stayed in a bed and breakfast?
Stay in our bed and breakfast is to sleep in a comfortable hotel with all services related to the room, but without all the ancillary services.