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.
Salento is a wonderful land, and over the last few years the tourism sector has experienced a sharp increase. I opened my B&B to satisfy an always growing demand and I was looking for hosting people from all over the world. My B&B was previously an Italian Villa where my family used to spend summer holidays. In 2004 the building was restored and turned into a 5-room B&B.
What are the unique characteristics of your B&B?
The main features of my B&B are: a big and amazing garden where people can lay on the grass, have fun and relax; a rich and complete breakfast (Italian or International, as you prefer); I like spending time with my guests, chatting, telling stories, listening to them. I like thinking of my guests as actual friends.
Based on your guests' opinions, what feature of your B&B has made their stay special?
My guests are usually impressed by my cheerful attitude, the clean and neat rooms, the rich breakfast which allowed them to skip lunch and spend more time on the beach or around Salento.
Please describe in short your bed and breakfast and its general services and amenities.
My bed and breakfast in Salento has a terrace (with tables outside), wide garden (with longchaise to lay out in the sun), shower outside and inside the rooms, private Parking spots.
How many rooms are offered at your B&B and what is its maximum capacity?
We have 5 rooms, with a maximum capacity of 10 people
What kinds of rooms do you offer?
My rooms are named after colours (Green, Pink, Blue, Orange and Red). Every room is independent, with private access and private bathroom. The rooms are furnished with double bed, a wardrobe, mirror, two bedside tables. You will be provided with bed linen, towels and courtesy set.
Please describe the in-room facilities for each type of room in your B&B.
Every room has a private bathroom with hairdryer and shower, air-conditioning, LCD TV, small fridge, Wi-Fi internet.
Which room is your personal favorite?
I prefer the Red Room because it is the biggest one and has a big terrace with a nice sofa to rest and relax.
What do the room rates include?
The rates include breakfast, private parking, internet connection, taxes, insurance, final cleaning + every 3 days cleaning, linen and towel change every 3 days.
What may guests expect from a typical breakfast at your property?
Italian Breakfast: Milk, Espresso Coffee, The (various scents and flavours), Fresh Fruits, Cakes, Croissants, Cereals, Yoghurt, Jam, Fruit Juice, Various kinds of biscuits. International Breakfast: Ham, Cheese, Grilled Bread, Eggs and everything stated in the Italian breakfast. Please consider that you may be served everything else you may need.
When and where is breakfast served?
Breakfast is served from 8 a.m. till 10 a.m. in the terrace in front of the wonderful garden.
Are dietary needs accommodated?
Yes of course.
Do you serve other meals?
Are there cooking facilities, which guests may use?
In the terrace you will find a microwave oven, coffee facilities and a small kitchenette.
Is your bed and breakfast suitable for children?
Yes, since it is located in a closed area, so children can have fun in the garden without any problem.
Do you accept pets?
Yes but only during some specific periods of the year (law season). Please specify if you are willing to bring your pets.
What is your smoking policy?
It is allowed to smoke wherever you want, except in the breakfast area.
Is there a parking facility on premises or nearby?
Parking spots are located inside the building. You will be provided with your own automatic key to open the gate.
Is your B&B suitable for disabled guests?
The rooms are easy to access but there are no adapted bathrooms.
What is your check-in/check-out policy?
Check in after 12 a.m. Check out at 10 a.m.
Are there a minimum number of nights for staying at your B&B?
How can guests check availability and make a reservation?
Guests can check availabilities via phone and emails.
What is you cancellation policy?
If guests cancel until one week before their arrival, then they will be entirely refunded, otherwise you will lose your deposit.
What types of payment do you accept?
Cash and bank transfer.
Is there a special etiquette that guests should know about and comply with?
Guests are recommended to be quiet from 24 p.m. till 08 a.m. and from 14 p.m. till 16 p.m.
Please tell us what things guests might enjoy visiting, seeing, doing, etc. in your area.
Going to the beach, visiting cultural cities, playing golf, playing sports in general, riding bikes, riding horses, etc.
Where is your B&B located and how it may be reached?
Villa Nike is located 800m far from the sea of San Foca. You can reach the B&B driving on the SP 145 (Melendugno- San Foca).