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“Beautiful apartment in the centre of Ostuni”

Review of Casa Josephina

Upper Terrace with Sea & City Views
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Upper Terrace with Sea & City Views
Bedroom 1 Living Room with Sofa Bed
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29 reviews
Upper Terrace with Sea & City Views
Bedroom 1
Living Room with Sofa Bed
Kitchen
Kitchen Eating Area
Bedroom 2
Lower Terrace
Another View of LR with Sofa Bed & 180yr Old Antique Tile
Ground Level 'Garage' with sofa bed, seating, washer and 2nd bathroom.
Sea View from Upper Terrace
View from Terrace at Night
Pilone Beach
Beachfront Restaurant near Torre Canne (great fish, octopus & sea urchin)
Sampling from above.
Walls of Ostuni
Wandering the Streets of Ostuni
The Cathedral of Ostuni
View of Cathedral from Terrace at Night
Ostuni Beach
City Garden/Park
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Ostuni, Province of Brindisi, Puglia

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soulsjs
Beaconsfield
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Beautiful apartment in the centre of Ostuni”
Reviewed 14 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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We spent four wonderful nights at the Casa Josephina and loved every minute. The hosts are clearly lovely people and they make everything about your stay just perfect, from the ease of booking to the wealth of information supplied about Ostuni and the surrounding area. We loved the house and as others have said, the roof terraces are spectacular, even in April. I won't repeat what everyone else has said but will just a few things - we ate at Le Blanc de Vincenzo, which was fabulous, we bought fresh groceries at the local co-operative on the way to the Pink Lady, and we managed to travel around Puglia without a car just fine, even though everyone says you need a car!

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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TravelBGS
Oregon
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63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“The heart and soul of Ostuni”
Reviewed 1 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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This rental was just as advertised. A typical Ostuni home with multiple levels and one of the best terraces in Ostuni. And I believe I can say that since, from this terrace, you can just about see all the others!! Do keep in mind that great views require a climb. :-). We also found the bed to be comfortable. This is rare for me.

The owners are quick to respond to questions via email and also make suggestions for places to eat. (See my review for Caffe Cavour) Our deposit was refunded before we got home.

You can get to the apartment with public transport. Get off at the Ostuni train station, pay 0.90€ for a bus ticket at the train station cafe, catch the bus directly in from of the station, (usually a bus departs 5-10 mins after train arrives), get off the bus at the stop right after Piazza Liberty on Corso Cavour (note this stop is only for coming into town, not leaving), and you are a five minute walk from the rental. The owners provide you with a map. I used google maps, online, to "see" the walk. (If you are bringing a ton of luggage, this will not work for you.). To return to the station catch the bus across the road from Piazza Liberty right in front of the tobacco shop, where you can buy tickets. (No bus stop sign) But they do have the schedule posted in their window.

Thank you for a lovely stay in Ostuni!

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Hot Springs, South Dakota
2 reviews
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“Great Location, Wonderful Terrace”
Reviewed 12 January 2014 for a stay in August 2013
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Our first trip to Ostuni. The house was all and more then expected. Great location and easy walk to town and the park. We loved the rooftop terrace. Booking was easy and our deposit refunded quickly. We would go back to Ostuni and stay at the Case Josephina.

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Liked best: The roof top terrace and location
Liked least: The bathroon shower curtain. It made showing a little hard.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Families with young children
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Belfast N.Ireland
Reviewed 16 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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Liked best: Cleanliness, furnishings and well-equipped. Fantastic outside terraces.
Liked least: Steepness of steps but not a propblem just part of character.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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