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Villa Principe Giovanni, Positano

Via Boscariello 8PositanoSA84017Italy

Guesthouse with restaurant, near Church of Santa Maria Assunta
  • Free WiFi
Great amenities
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Great room
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From 9 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Villa Principe Giovanni, Positano

from $92
  • Deluxe Single Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Triple Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 5 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 1 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
  • Express check-in/out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Train station pickup *


  • Self parking *


  • Beach shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Spa tub
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Frette Italian sheets
Things to enjoy
  • Furnished balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable/satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open 24 hours. Open select days.

Villa Principe Giovanni, Positano’s small print

Also known as

  • Villa Principe Giovanni
  • Villa Principe Giovanni House
  • Villa Principe Giovanni House Positano
  • Villa Principe Giovanni Positano


All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. This tax is adjusted seasonally and might not apply year round. Other exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.50 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 10 years of age.

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 25 per day

Cribs/Infant beds are available for EUR 18 per day

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 120 per vehicle (one-way)

Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Villa Principe Giovanni, Positano

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Sentiero degli Dei (45-minute walk)
  • Emerald Grotto (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Pompeii Excavation Site (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)

Getting around

  • Salerno (QSR-Costa d'Amalfi) - 67 min drive
  • Naples (NAP-Naples Intl.) - 69 min drive
  • Piano di Sorrento Station - 36 min drive
  • Meta Station - 37 min drive
  • Sant'Agnello Station - 37 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 9 reviews

Villa Principe Giovanni, Positano
Great stay in a lovely hotel
We had a lovely time at Conca d'Oro and Villa Giovanni. The view from the hotel is amazing and the sun deck stunning. I would probably book a regular room in the actual hotel next time, even though the villa rooms were grand, the view was not as good. It's in a great area close to everything, the service is perfect, food great and we would stay again. Unfortunately, their internet is not great and it's good to keep in mind the hotel looses the sun around 16.00.
Therese, gb2 night romance trip
Villa Principe Giovanni, Positano
Nice view, good room, average experience
The hotel is not known as it is advertised, you need to check in at a sister hotel, similarly there is no bag service from the port so it costs €10 per bag to and from hotel unless you want to carry your babe up 500 steps or so to the hotel.. The staff were pleasant, although the Italian idea of customer service differs somewhat when it comes to flexibility. Although the photos show what appears as a reasonable size pool, pool lounges are included on the list of amenity, and it comes up as having a pool on the filter - this is misleading as it is at best a small jacuzzi -and located at the sister hotel - breakfast is ok but you must pay for anything egg based; otherwise food experience pretty average at hotel - wifi was very average to non existent - staff were helpful with organising dinner bookings and bike hire. It is on the outskirts of Positano so if you want to be in town...,
Roger, nz3 night romance trip
Villa Principe Giovanni, Positano
Very Good8.0
Bella vista.
Vista e aspetto stupefacente
This review has been translated by us from English
Original review:
"great view"
Amazing view and aspect
mary, us3 night romance trip
Villa Principe Giovanni, Positano
Very Good8.0
Ottima vista, troppo da camminare.
Tutti erano super gentili, la vista è fantastica, ma c'è da camminare. Meno male ci sono facchini. Pianificate le giornate in modo da non dover fare avanti e indietro più volte. Anche cenare in città non è consigliato. Fortunatamente esiste in servizio in camera se si è stanchi. E ringrazio il ragazzo che porta le valigie. Oh, e le pareti sono super sottili. Tappi per le orecchie!!
This review has been translated by us from English
Original review:
"Great view, insane walk."
Everyone was super nice, the view is fantastic, but the walk!!!!! Thank goodness for porters!! Plan to spend whole day down below so you can avoid multiple trips. Also eating dinner in town is basically not an option. Also thank goodness for room service if you're tired!! And also thank goodness for the young man who lugs your suitcases to the road!! Oh, and walls were super thin. Ear plugs!!
A Traveler, us4 night romance trip
Villa Principe Giovanni, Positano
Splendida posizione!
Ottima posizione e personale molto cordiale. Nel complesso, un ottimo posto dove stare a Positano!
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Original review:
"Awesome Location!"
Great location and very friendly staff. All in all, a great place to stay in Positano!
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip

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