Set on a green hill in Positano, Il Canneto offers free WiFi and a bar on the terrace where guests can have a drink and enjoy panoramic views of the Tyrrhenian Sea. All rooms at the family-run property have elegant decor and a balcony overlooking the sea and the surrounding natural landscape. Each one features a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and toiletries. Il Canneto is just a 20-minute walk from Positano’s center and is set in front of a bus stop linking with other towns along the Amalfi Coast.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet


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Guest reviews


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  • Melinda
    United States of America United States of America
    Great Value and Nice Accommodations! You will not find a more affordable hotel in Positano! It's much cheaper than other accommodations in the area. There are many stairs here and no elevator so make sure that this works for you (especially...
  • Hawes
    United States of America United States of America
    The location was great, the bus dropped me right in front! The reception was very easy!
  • Johan
    Colombia Colombia
    Loved our stay here, our room had a great view ocean looking and was beautiful and comfortable. The hotel is on top of the hill but there is a bus that passes just in front so it is very easy to get to the city center and the bus to get through...

Managed by Barbara

Company review score: 9.2Based on 263 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

What I love most about my job in the hospitality industry is the opportunity to meet people from all over the world and share with them the beauty of our city and our culture. Each guest brings with them a unique story and a different perspective, and for me, it's a privilege to be able to contribute to making their stay special. Similarly, I am incredibly grateful to my staff for their commitment and dedication to ensuring an exceptional experience for our guests. Their teamwork, kindness, and professionalism are essential to the success of our establishment and the happiness of our guests. So, please don't hesitate to ask our staff for anything that can make your stay even more comfortable and memorable. We are here for you, and we will do our best to meet your needs.

Property info

What makes our establishment unique is the warmth and hospitality that only a family-run management can offer. When you choose to stay with us, you become part of our family, and we are committed to making you feel welcomed and pampered throughout your stay. With a special attention to décor and details, we have created a cozy and familial environment where you can relax and feel at home. Our common areas are designed to encourage interactions and exchanges between guests and our family, fostering a friendly and authentic atmosphere. To best welcome our guests, we offer a delicious and genuine breakfast prepared with fresh, local ingredients. To ensure you don't miss out on our delicious breakfast, please make sure to book the rate that includes it. Sharing breakfast with our family is an opportunity to get to know us better and receive tips on what to do and see in our wonderful city. In addition to breakfast, we are always available to provide assistance and recommendations to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Whether it's booking tours, recommending restaurants, or simply having a chat, we are here for you. We take pride in offering an authentic and familial experience to our guests, and we look forward to welcoming you to our home. Come and visit us and discover why our guesthouse is the perfect place for an unforgettable stay in the heart of the city!

Neighborhood info

Although we are not in the city center, our neighborhood offers a tranquil environment immersed in nature, with easy and quick access to the historic center, which is only 1.3 km from our property. This balance between serenity and proximity to major attractions makes our location unique and appreciated by our guests. Things to visit nearby: Historic Center: Just 1.3 km away, the historic center offers a wide range of monuments, museums, and cultural attractions to explore. You can stroll through cobblestone streets, admire the historic architecture, and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of Positano. Local Restaurants: Just 500 meters from our property, you'll find two local restaurants where you can savor typical dishes of regional and international cuisine. Take advantage of the opportunity to taste the authentic flavors of our land. Minimarkets: A short walk from our property, you'll also find two minimarkets where you can purchase groceries and essential items for your stay. It's convenient for those who want to prepare meals independently or make small purchases during their stay. Bar at the Entrance: At the entrance of our property, you'll find a cozy bar where you can enjoy a quick breakfast, aromatic coffee, or refreshing drink after a day of exploration. Despite our non-central location, our neighborhood offers a welcoming and practical environment, with everything you need to enjoy your stay to the fullest. We invite you to explore the beauty of the area and experience an authentic stay during your time with us.

Languages Spoken


Area info

Amenities of Il Canneto
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • City view
  • Mountain view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

Il Canneto takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of EUR 150 is required on arrival. That's about USD 160. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 60 per child, per night
Crib upon request
€ 30 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 60 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa CartaSi Cash Il Canneto accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 8:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that the rooms are accessed via 80 steps. A elevator is available for luggage.

In the event of early departure, the entire amount of the booked stay will be charged.

A surcharge applies for arrivals after check-in hours:

EUR 25 from 18:00 to 19:00

EUR 30 from 19:00 to 20:00

EUR 40 from 20:00 to 21:00

EUR 50 from 22:00 to 23.00

Arrivals after 22:00 are not accepted

All requests for late arrival are subject to confirmation by the property 2 days in advance.

Please note that the guest house does not serve breakfast from 1st of november until 31 march.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Il Canneto of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

If you require an invoice when booking a prepaid rate, write this and your company details in the Special Requests box.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 20:00:00 and 07:00:00.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

A damage deposit of € 150 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Il Canneto

  • The prices at Il Canneto may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Il Canneto is 2,150 feet from the center of Positano. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Il Canneto is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Room options at Il Canneto include:

    • Double

  • Il Canneto offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at Il Canneto can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Italian
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free
      • Buffet

    • The nearest beach is 2,300 feet from Il Canneto. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.