Paestum is an ancient city once settled by the Greeks who built magnificent temples that are now one of the biggest attractions in Italy. The architecture is unforgettable. Paestum Italy is located in the Campania region of Italy, which is also home to the world-renowned destinations of Naples, and the lovely island of Capri. Throughout the region there are many varied lodging choices. Choosing between historic hotels in Paestum is always a great way to accentuate a visit to this time-honored town.
The Il Granaio dei Casabella Hotel was once a functioning grain storehouse
opposite from Aurea Port, one of four gateways leading to the archaeological
area of Paestum. It has been restored into a quaint country home hotel and sits
within easy walking distance from the town center. These Paestum accommodations
are perfect for exploring the area's temples and historic monuments, offering
easy access for guests. Protected outdoor patios and terraces, colorful gardens,
and several lounge areas create a relaxing atmosphere. Inside these Paestum
accommodations include fourteen well-appointed rooms decorated with antiques.
Each room has either a view of the Italian gardens of the temples, and features
a private bathroom with a shower.
Another excellent choice in Paestum hotels is Hotel Casale 900, ideal as an addition to any Italian vacation packages. Anyone looking for Paestum accommodations with an air of history will love Casale 900. Built in the early twentieth century, this stone country home has been lovingly maintained with many original features intact. The lime walls, large chestnut beams, and fired brick floors are interior highlights. Outdoors the original volcanic tuff, which is stratified volcanic cinder, is also still part of the original structure. This is one of the many hotels in Paestum offering pleasant green space with a large outdoor patio and pretty, landscaped gardens. The guest rooms are a fine example of Paestum accommodations designed with care. Each room has a view of either the nearby olive yards or orange groves. Modern day technology meets bygone eras here with access to high-speed internet and cable television.
Paestum is a small town offering a more intimate feel when staying in Paestum hotels that offer personal service and great amenities. That's why hotels in Paestum like the Hotel Cerere (pictured above) are popular with visitors seeking an intrinsic experience. This four-star hotel is home to both guest rooms and apartments ideal for a longer stay. This is where to stay in Paestum when looking for seaside accommodations. The private beach, contemporary suites, private balconies, pool and outdoor dining facility combine to offer unrivaled access to both the ruins, all less than a mile away-and the coast. Seaside Paestum hotels are ideal for extended stays, or just for the pleasure of staying by the ocean. When away from the temples, there are always many fun things to do by the ocean.
The Campania region borders on northern Italy with the eastern portion situated against the Adriatic coastline. It is filled with islands and grottos, beautiful bays and steep cliffs, and is home to the stunning Amalfi Coast. Aside from the more popular cities, there are numerous small towns and villages which often remain undiscovered gems by many on Italy tours. With many great choices in Paestum accommodations, visitors will find a wonderful choice of hotels with plenty of character, good locations, and convenient services.