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Covo dei Saraceni

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Front of property
Suite, Terrace, Sea Facing | Water view
Suite | Minibar, in-room safe, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Daily buffet breakfast (EUR 15 per person)
Suite, Hot Tub | Minibar, in-room safe, blackout curtains, free WiFi

Overview of Covo dei Saraceni

Covo dei Saraceni

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Polignano a Mare with spa and restaurant
8.6 out of 10 Fabulous
8.6/10 Fabulous

304 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
Via Conversano 1/A, Polignano a Mare, BA, 70044
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • Spa tub
  • Room service
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Business centre
  • Airport shuttle
  • Train station pick-up service
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout curtains
  • Lift

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront

Getting around

  • Bari (BRI-Karol Wojtyla) - 41 min drive
  • Polignano a Mare Station - 10 min walk
  • Bari Torre a Mare Station - 18 min drive
  • Mola di Bari Station - 19 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)


  • Il Super Mago Del Gelo - 4 min walk
  • La Balconata - 5 min walk
  • Bar Clipper - 1 min walk
  • Ristorante Antiche Mura - 4 min walk
  • L'Archibugio - 4 min walk

About this property

Covo dei Saraceni

A great choice for a stay in Polignano a Mare, Covo dei Saraceni features an airport shuttle and a rooftop terrace. You can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, facials or Ayurvedic treatments, and local cuisine is served at Il Bastione, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include a bar/lounge, a hot tub and a snack bar/deli. Fellow travellers say great things about the breakfast and location.


English, French, German, Italian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 50 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (2 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free off-site parking nearby


  • Airport shuttle*
  • Train station shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop


  • Rooftop terrace
  • Full-service spa
  • Hot tub
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating (climate-controlled) and air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Minibar

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


SPA dei Saraceni has 2 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic, reflexology and thalassotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Il Bastione – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Bar Covo dei Saraceni – This bar specialises in local cuisine and only serves light fare. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property 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: From 1 November to 31 March, EUR 0.50 per person, per night, up to 6 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 April to 31 October, EUR 1.00 per person, per night, up to 6 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately EUR 15 for adults and EUR 15 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for EUR 20.0 per day
  • All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 18 years old are only allowed with adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 5000 owing to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information on the booking confirmation.

Also known as

Covo Saraceni Hotel Polignano a Mare
Covo Saraceni Hotel
Covo Saraceni Polignano a Mare
Covo Saraceni
Covo dei Saraceni Hotel
Covo dei Saraceni Polignano a Mare
Covo dei Saraceni Hotel Polignano a Mare

Frequently asked questions

Does Covo dei Saraceni offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Covo dei Saraceni does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Covo dei Saraceni?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Covo dei Saraceni?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Covo dei Saraceni?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Covo dei Saraceni?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Covo dei Saraceni?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10:30 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Covo dei Saraceni and nearby?
Covo dei Saraceni has a spa and a Turkish bath.
Are there restaurants at or near Covo dei Saraceni?
Yes, Il Bastione offers local cuisine and ocean views.
What's the area around Covo dei Saraceni like?
Covo dei Saraceni is located near Lama Monachile Beach, only a short 1-minute walk from Statue of Domenico Modugno and 10 minutes' walk from Grotta Ardito Promenade. Travellers give top marks for the hotel's prime location.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Everything and more!
The hotel is absolutely under-rated, it was excellent. The room we had on the 3rd floor with balcony overlooked the ocean (classic room balcony). Room was clean and comfortable. We booked parking which was FREE at a secure lot about 350m away. However the hotel has good access by car so you can stop right in front to drop off or load luggage. From the hotel we could walk to the beach (take stairs on the far side of the bridge not the rocky ramp closest to the Hotel for easier walking) . The old town was a short stroll away from there, Panorama from the bridge and the balcony of the hotel restaurant are postcard level wonderful. Breakfast in the Hotel was great in grotto style function area with magnificent views. No extra charge for fried or scrambled eggs and coffee, plus the beautiful waitress "Mela" was so sweet and accommodating. Thanks to her and all the hotel staff for a wonderful stay. We would DEFINATELY recommend the hotel and will surely stay there again if the chance comes. Perfect location, facilities and warmth.
LIEN, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Top notch service on the water
This is a top notch hotel with great, personal service. Everyone was attentive, made phone calls for us to find a tailor, arrange restaurant reservations, etc. The hotel is right on the water, if you like hearing the gentle waves breaking against the grotta, if you like to take a coffee on your terrace, and if you don;t mind the less than five minute walk to the center of town, then you will love this place.
James, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel, super well located, amazing view, friendly staff. Would definitely recommend
Oswaldo, 3-night romance trip
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4/10 Fair

Piotr, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location. Restaurant and breakfast room have magnificent views of Polignano a Mare and the Adriatic Sea. Rooms are traditional Old European Style but very comfortable and quiet. Staff very pleasant and accommodating throughout. Breakfast very good. Excellent value and would come again if in the area.
DAVID, 3-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Very pleasant staff, beautiful room and wonderful stay
Melissa, 6-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

Staff did not help with the luggage. They were cold. Breakfast was very mediocre. Location is excellent .
jennifer, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Vito, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

William D, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The area around was under construction
Dusty, 1-night trip
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