- Airport – Bari 55 km, Brindisi 70 km
- Polignano a Mare – 7 km
- Rooms – 10
- Room with Whirlpool
- Nearest beach – 100 m (not equipped)
- Private beach – NO
- Pets allowed – NO
Open all year round
Monopoli is one of the liveliest and most active coastal cities of Apulia. The charming Don Ferrante is located in its most exclusive district, on the reef, and framed by the deep blue of the Mediterranean sea and the characteristic streets of the city center. The boutique hotel Don Ferrante is only a few minutes from the most beautiful beaches of Apulia, the ancient city walls and castle of Monopoli. You can quickly reach cathedrals and rupestrian churches, find local products, natural parks and the many folkloristic events which take place throughout the year.
Charming suggests you to rent a car to reach your desired hotel.
Don Ferrante is an ancient fortress, carefully restored and furnished with elegance. The use of stone and the typical apulian lime mortar with crushed pottery (cocciopesto), reflects the latest bio-architectural techniques that respect the original structure, its charm and its historic value. The charming hotel Don Ferrante is characterized by a romantic and soft decor, light colors and details of the highest quality. You will be amazed by the soft lights of the 14 chimneys that illuminate the beautiful terrace, the romantic view of the sea, the solarium and the relaxing outdoor whirlpool bath.
Don Ferrante welcomes its guests with its 10 charming dwellings, all furnished with style and equipped with numerous comforts, like flat-screen satellite TV, free access to the internet, bedding of the highest quality, bathrobes and slippers. You can choose between the Dimora Junior, the Dimora Superior and the Dinora Deluxe. The Suite Don Ferrante, named after the name of the hotel, is unique and it’s characterized by larger spaces and the fireplace that guarantees the ultimate in charm.
Apulia is renowned for the beauty of its beaches and crystal clear sea. The beach of Monopoli is one of the most famous and popular one of the coast, equipped with numerous services and quickly reachable by bike or car. Not far from Monopoli you have the chance to discover the beautiful coastline of Giovinazzo and Polignano Mare. At about 100 meters from the Don Ferrante, nature lovers can go to the small rocky cove (not equipped) or to others small coves nearby. Those who prefer the beach facilities can instead choose Capitolo beach, affiliated with the hotel, which is approximately 7 km away. Don Ferrante organizes 2 beach shuttle a day, one in the morning and the other in the afternoon / evening for the return. Guests can rent beach umbrellas and sun loungers on the spot.
Locanda Don Ferrante - just a short walk from the hotel away, between the sea and the old town located - is characterised by a genuine and typical Apulian culinary tradition. The Mediterranean flavours and scents will be enhanced by the carefully selected local and national wines and in the summertime, the restaurant is set on the beautiful panoramic Don Ferrante terrace, at the top of the hotel. Drinks are served all day long at the Lounge Bar.
The restaurant is open every day except for Monday oder Tuesday, from the beginning of June until the end of August; during the rest of the year, the Hotel staff will be happy to suggest the best local restaurants where, as a guest, you will be able to taste local delicacies.
Breakfast is served in the Locanda Don Ferrante Restaurant or, on request and upon extra charge, in the room. There is a rich buffet of local sweets, cakes, cheeses, cereals, cookies, pies, fresh fruits, fruit juices, and hot drinks.
Services & Activities
At complete disposal of the guests of Don Ferrante there is a panoramic whirlpool swimming pool and a solarium, both in the terrace, where you will also find a snack bar.
A highly professional staff will arrange your itineraries for tasting and wine tours in the farms of Apulia, to discover the flavors of local typical products. You can rent a classic Calessino or a fun “treruote” that will follow you around the old town. Among the other exclusive services of Don Ferrante you have the opportunity to be accompanied by a personal shopper or take a body massage in your room.
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In the surroundings
- Selection of beaches
- Cultural Centres
- Tourist Centre within 10/15 mins. by car
- Golf Course
- Equipped Beach
- Beach Shuttle-bus
- Internet throughout the hotel
- Personal shopper
Food & Drink
- Lounge Bar
- Swimming pool
- Sun terrace
- Whirlpool in a common relaxing area
- Outdoor lounge areas
- Rooms adapted for disabled people
- Excursions/Guided tours
- Guided tastings
- Wine&Food tours
- Horse riding
Sport & Wellness
- Wellness treatments
- Water Sports
- Diving center
- Football field
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Special for honeymooners: a bottle of Prosecco and a fruit basket in the room upon arrival!
Fruit platter in room upon arrival
Only for Charming customers: free upgrade in the higher room category (upon availability)
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Baby cot for the child up to 2 years old to be paid locally: € 20,00 per day