“La Bussola Hotel" …… an authentic soul and a taste of Southern Italy … Beach Holidays in Calabria
SUMMER 2016: NEW AND COMFORTABLE ROOMS, WE OFFER ALL ROOM SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE FEE. ONLY HERE AT “La Bussola” YOU WON’T HAVE ANY BAD SURPRISES. WE HAVE BEEN WORKING SINCE 1973, ALWAYS LOOKING FOR INNOVATIONS, TO MAKE YOUR BEACH HOLIDAY IN CALABRIA A UNIQUE AND UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE.
ONLY HERE, AT “LA BUSSOLA” THE FOLLOWING SERVICES ARE INCLUDED IN THE FEE
- WELCOME DRINK AT YOUR ARRIVAL
- INFORMATION KIT (“PRONTO ESTATE” TOURISTIC GUIDE WITH ITINERARIES, EXCURSIONS, MAP, DISCOUNT COUPONS)
- ROOMS: INDEPENDENT AIR CONDITIONING, MINIBAR, SAFE BOX (OR AT THE RECEPTION), PHONE, SETTABLE ALARM CLOCK, HAIR DRYER, 24” SATELLITE TV, WI-FI INTERNET (IN THE WHOLE HOTEL)
- LUGGAGE ROOM SERVICE
- DRINKS AT MEALS (MINERAL WATER)
- FREE SHUTTLE FROM/TO GROTTICELLE BEACH (3 MIN.), RICADI STATION (2 MIN.), CLOSER VILLAGE SAN NICOLO’ (1 MIN.)
- *CHILDRENS ENTERTAINMENT ON THE BEACH AND AT THE HOTEL (High season)
- SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT EVENING AND PIANO BAR (High season)
- CALABRIA EVENING AND CALABRIAN FOLK MUSIC (SCHEDULED) – Have a look: http://youtu.be/QIgrR6hkmxw - http://youtu.be/nNHjSNBAubk
- OUTDOOR CINEMA EVENING (High season)
- FREE ENTRY MINI ZOO
- BOOKING SERVICE TO VISIT THE AEOLIAN ISLANDS (VULCANO, LIPARI AND STROMBOLI BY NIGHT AND EXCURSION ALONG CAPO VATICANO – TROPEA COAST
- GOOD BYE GIFT (MIN. 2 NIGHTS STAY)
ORGANIZED GROUPS/BUS OPERATOR:(2 nights minimum) SPECIAL DEAL
FAMILY PLAN:(7 nights minimum) 2 adults + 2 children under 10 years pay for 3;
LONG STAY HOLIDAY 14 NIGHTS: 15 % OFF;
FIRST MINUTE/ADVANCE BOOKING: booking before the 30th of April 2016 you will have a 12% discount on the pricelist fees;.
SUPPLEMENTS: Double room use single supplement from 40% to 70% per day (Low Season and High Season). Sea view supplement of € 9,00 per room, per day;
SMALL PETS ADMITTED: small pets are admitted provided that they do not disturb or enter in the common spaces, € 12,00 per day (the fee applies only in some periods).
CHILDREN: under 4 years old: FREE in the parent’s bed (breakfast included); from 4 up to 15 years old: 30% discount in every period on 3rd and 4th additional bed; Crib available upon request*. Baby meals: from 12.00 to 12.30 and from 19.00 to 19.30 the kitchen and bar staff is at your disposal (at the indicated timetable) to prepare baby food and soups. *Crib € 9.00 per day.
AMOUNTS INCLUDE: ROOMS AND OTHER: Welcome drink, letter of presentation, information of the area with map, tips, excursions and a touristic guide “Pronto Estate”, autonomous private services with box shower and system of emergency, daily cleaning, desk, mirror, hall-stand, luggage rack, courtesy set, entry with magnetic card or key, independent conditioned air, satellite tv 24”, internet wi/fi (FREE), direct telephone, mini bar, safe box, safe box at reception, programmable alarm clock, hair dryer, balcony or veranda with table, chairs and drying area, internet point, drinks at meals (Mineral water), swimming pool with sunshades deckchairs and bunks, tv room, table tennis, darts, bowling-green, music bar (daily schedule), daytime and evening baby club entertainment (also on the beach in the morning) from June 7, July, August and September until 15 /09, internal private parking with video surveillance 24h - 24h, free private parking at the sea (“Tono” beach), fenced childrens play-park, late check- out (low season), transfer from/to the sea (“Grotticelle” beach 3 minutes by shuttle) and to the railway station Ricadi (0,900 mt), special convention for the beach service (Grotticelle beach) with 1 beach umbrella for hiving unity and 2 chairs € 9,00 for all day, also at half price: canoes with 1 or 2 places, pedal boat, etc, “Calabrian Evening” (once a week for the guests in H/B – F/B guests in B/B on request) here some video: http://youtu.be/QIgrR6hkmxw - http://youtu.be/nNHjSNBAubk, free entry mini-zoo (with many pets for the happiness of children and adults (3 minutes by car), solarium with deckchairs and sunshades, booking services to visit Aeolian Islands (Vulcano, Lipari, Stromboli, Panarea) and Stromboli by night, discount coupon to visit Tropea – Capo Vaticano coast by boat, free use of bicycles, special discounts to buy typical Calabrian products (included tasting), free magazines and newspapers, goodbye gift and other useful details.
AMOUNTS DO NOT INCLUDE:towel beach (It's possible to rent beach towels to the hotel), beach service (convention) - transfer from/to the railway station of Tropea, Vibo Valentia Pizzo, and the international airport of Lamezia Terme, washing machine, automatic dispensers of drinks and snacks, restaurant, pizza, bar, table soccer, rent car, motorcycles and bicycles rental, excursions to Eolie Islands (Vulcano, Lipari, Panarea, Stromboli and Stromboli by night, Taormina, Reggio Calabria, and hinterland, excursion along Tropea – Capo Vaticano coast, hairdresser, gastronomic and touristic tours, beautician, babysitter, extras and all things that weren't specified.
WINE AND GASTRONOMY TOURS AND ITINERARIES: We suggest you to enjoy during your holiday a series of wine and gastronomic tours that will allow you to visit selected farms. You will be delighted by Calabrian gastronomy, and you will discover how typical products of this region are made, and taste them as well! Discover the ‘nduja of Spilinga, the ricotta cheese, the Monte Poro pecorino cheese, the Tropea red onion, and extra virgin olive oil itineraries. Tours are available on April, May, June, July, September, October and November.
GENERAL CONDITIONS AND TERMS
BOOKINGS:In medium / low season, any day (to be agreed). We accept reservations in half board and full board with a min. stay of 2 nights.
*From October 15 the half board and full board treatment is possible to our partner restaurants near the hotel (600 meters).
It is possible to make a reservation on line, by telephone, email or travel agency/tour operator. Any discounts, offers, promotions and last minute available at “La Bussola” hotel, are cumulative and are apply only to the official price list 2014 and on Bed and Breakfast, Half Board and Full Board treatments, except for public holidays, long weekends, special package and festivities.
RESERVATION TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Reservation requests can be made by the customer online, by e-mail, fax, post or telephone. A confirmation email with a quote from management will include booking options and will be sent via e-mail, fax or post (usually within 2-3 working days) and will include information regarding the booking and deadline for paying a deposit. The required deposit is 30% of the total amount. If the deposit is not paid by the deadline, the reservation will expire and a new booking request will need to be generated. The deposit shall be paid by the nominee (holder of the quote), otherwise the nominee therein should be stated in the amount of the payment, along with the date of arrival/departure, room type and other selected services required. Along with the deposit, the nominee must provide their tax code in order for an invoice to be issued.
Confirmation of a booking will be sent by e-mail, fax, or post only after a deposit is received. This booking confirmation should be presented on arrival at the hotel in order to avoid possible disputes during the customer's stay, and to establish offers and services included in the price.
HOW TO BOOK:The reservation will be confirmed upon receipt of the 30% of the total fee (confirmation deposit). Proof of payment of the 30% deposit must be sent via email or fax. Payments must be processed within the given terms, generally within 2-3 days (such terms will be indicated during booking procedures). If such terms will not be respected the reservation will be cancelled. We will send you our confirmation after receipt of your deposit.
POSTAL ORDER :
Hotel "La Bussola" Viale Giuseppe Berto, 1 - 89866 - Capo Vaticano di Ricadi (VV)
La Bussola Hotel s.a.s. – Bank Name: B.C.C. of San Calogero - C.SWIFT/BIC ICRAITRRON0 (last character is zero) -
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(we do not accept prepaid cards):The credit card will be checked by the hotel only to verify its validity. Costs will be charged only in case of non arrival/no show, early departure, or late cancellations. Credit card can be used to confirm the reservation (only if previously agreed and upon receipt - via fax, e mail or mail - of the signed authorization accompanied by a copy of an ID document).
PAYMENT METHODS: The hotel accepts the following payment methods: CREDIT CARD – PAGO BANCOMAT (debit cards used at POS terminals) - CASH – BANK TRANSFER (in advance) – POSTAL ORDER (in advance) - CHEQUE (SUBJECT TO MANAGEMENT APPROVAL) – THE HOTEL DOES NOT ACCEPTS BANK DRAFTS –
DURING YOUR STAY:Check in from 15:30 (we do our best to make rooms available as soon as possible) until 02:30; Check out from 6:30 (unless otherwise agreed) untill 10:30 of your departure day; The balance should be paid in full upon arrival or 24 hours prior to arrival; rooms will always be at guests’ disposal except 30 (thirty) minutes for daily cleanings, which occurs in the time frame from 9:00 to 15.50. Bed linen will be changed once a week, the towel set (shower, face, bidet towels) will be changed every other day (unless otherwise required with additional costs). A refundable 100 € security deposit or your credit card is required upon arrival, in order to cover any possible damage or lost articlesin rooms and hotel (such as loss of safe key, beach towels, bath towels etc.). The security deposit will be refunded at your departure. In case of check out after 10:30, an additional cost of 5.00 € per extra hour will apply. After 15:00 we will charge the cost of an additional day (at management discretion an in specified periods). It is forbidden to prepare meals in room, to use equipments for washing, ironing or heating. (Please ask the staff for assistance). Only guests are allowed to enter the hotel and rooms. Any visit from relatives or friends must be allowed by management. Visitors must leave an ID document to the reception during their visit. The hotel is a non-smoking area, it is strictly forbidden to smoke inside the hotel. The hotel has a noise policy gusts must adhere to: from 14:30 to 16.30 - and from 24:00 to 07:30, the Hotel may ask guest to stop or lower noises.
CANCELLATION TERMS: Notice of cancellation must be in writing via fax or e-mail al least 21 days prior to the arrival date. IN THIS CASE THE 30% DEPOSIT WILL BE REFUNDED (except the 10% for fees). From the 20th to the 7th day prior to the arrival date the you will be charged the 50% of the total costs (or the cost of 1 night for holidays shorter than 3 days). From the 6th day until the arrival day the 100% costs will be charged. You will be charged 100% of costs for no show and early departure as well.
LIABILITY - COMPETENT COURT: Hotel Restaurant “La Bussola” reserves the right to change the scheduled plans in case of external event beyond its reasonable control; Under no circumstances may guests claim reimbursement from the Hotel. The hotel is not responsible, except for what established by the Italian Civil Code or other Italian laws, for the theft or loss of guests personal belonging, or damages caused by a falling branch or tree, blast of wind, sea accidents, damages or theft in the parking area. All liability limitations described in this article are in favor of “La Bussola s.a.s.” registered office in S. Nicolò di Ricadi bivio Capo Vaticano (V.V.). In the event for any disputes which may arise against the Hotel Restaurant “La Bussola” the court of Vibo Valentia shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
CLAIMS: The Hotel Restaurant “La Bussola” located in Capo Vaticano Ricadi will accept only complaints in writing (during your stay) to the reception.
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The Country Hotel Restaurant “La Bussola” is located in Capo Vaticano, in the municipality of Tropea, at the crossroads of Viale Giuseppe Berto, close to the route S.P. 22 Ricadi-Tropea. Around the hotel you can find all the services including the bank. The nearest town to the hotel is San Nicolò di Ricadi which offers all the services you may need, is about 800 meters away - about 8 minutes walk. The Ricadi railway station is about 1 km (12 minutes walk) from hotel, the Tropea railway station is 8 minutes drive, the Vibo Pizzo railway station is about 25 minutes drive, Coccorino railway station is 5 minutes drive, Nicotera railway station is 10 minutes drive, Scilla railway station is 45 minutes drive, Reggio Calabria railway station is 60 minutes drive. Throughout the day, there is a shuttle service that connects the hotel to the nearby Tropea and other places.
HOW TO GET THERE
TOM TOM GPS COORDINATES: LATITUDE: 126.96.36.199 “N LONGITUDE: 188.8.131.52” E
FROM NORD: Take Highway A3 Salerno-Reggio Calabria to exit Pizzo Calabro, then take the route SS 18 (towards Reggio Calabria), then take the route ex SS 182 and follow route ex 522 (towards Tropea), then route SP 22 towards Capo Vaticano-Ricadi-Spilinga. Alternatively take Highway A3 Salerno-Reggio Calabria to exit S. Onofrio, then take the route route SS 18 (towards Reggio Calabria), then take the route SP 17 (towards Caria) and finally take the route SP 22 towards Capo Vaticano-Ricadi-Spilinga.
FROM SOUTH: Take Highway A3 Salerno-Reggio Calabria to exit Rosarno, then take the route SS 18 (towards Salerno), than take the route SP 35 (towards Nicotera), than take the SP 23 towards Spilinga, and finally take the SP 22 towards Capo Vaticano-Ricadi.
Ricadi Railway Station (1 km), Tropea Railway Station (8 km), Vibo Pizzo Railway Station (30 km)
International airport of Lamezia Terme (60 km), Reggio Calabria Airport (120 km)
It is possible to book upon request a shuttle service from and to :
Touristic services near the hotel
Museum of Tropea 8 km - Cinema 30 km - Theatre “Torre Marrana” 1 km – Newspaper kiosk and Tobacconist 900 mt - Playground (at hotel) - “Pro Loco” Tourist Office 800 mt - Florist 800 mt – Post Office 900 meters - ATM Bank 10 meters – Amusement Park “Poro Park” 1.5 km - Babysitter (at hotel) - Hairdresser (at hotel) – Esthetician / Masseuse at hotel on request - Typical Calabrian products and crafts Shop 1km - Public Telephone (at hotel) - Bus Stop 500 meters (bus to the main cities) - Booking excursions to Aeolian Islands (at hotel) - Cars, motorcycles and bicycles Rental (at hotel) - Licensed Betting 800 meters - Equestrian Center 900 meters - Disco pub 1 km - Travel Agency 700 meters - Photograph Studio 700 meters - - Pharmacy 2 km – Police 6 km - Market 500 meters - Airport 60 km - Internet point (at hotel) – Emergency Unit 7 km - Taxi (at hotel).