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Originally built in 1775 as an aristocratic palace, the Palazzo Bozzi Corso is an exclusive boutique hotel where history meets luxury. Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Baroque city of Lecce, the property is the perfect base for a glamorous getaway in Italy’s picturesque Puglia region.
Across just ten rooms, the palace offers three categories of suites - Classic Rooms with queen or twin-size beds, larger double Aristocratic Suites, and the Wellness Suites; for families. Every suite includes complimentary breakfast, a Lavazza coffee machine and minibar and is uniquely designed and furnished, with a simple yet sophisticated décor that balances the robustly baroque exterior.
With a host of world-class restaurants right on its doorstep, the Palazzo Bozzi Corso does not offer its own. They do, however provide the option of room service, and should you request it, they can arrange for a own private chef; if a quiet night in is what you're after. The honesty bar, where you can mix yourself a drink, is open from 7am to 11pm.
Aside from ogling the ornate period features, high decorated ceilings and polished parquet floors inside, when staying at the Palazzo Bozzi Corso there is also plenty to do alfresco. Guests can lose themselves in the hotel's enchanting secret garden or venture to the nearby pool at sister property, La Fiermontina, which is just a five-minute walk away.
Nearby, there are also a whole host of famous landmarks to visit, such as the Basilica of Santa Croce, the Duomo and the Piazza S. Oronzo. The dedicated team of concierges are well equipped for arranging tours of historic landmarks, or even river cruises further afield on the Salento.
Sunseekers will be in their element here between the stunning secret garden and the refreshing pool at sister property, La Fiermontina, which is just five minutes away on foot.
Kate L, Original Traveller