Offering a rooftop terrace with hot tub, Hotel Palazzo Papaleo is next to Otranto Cathedral, a few steps from the sea. This historic building now has a contemporary design with marble, mosaic and chrome.
Rooms are bright and spacious and have an elegant design with wood floors. They are all air conditioned and include a flat-screen TV with satellite and pay-per-view channels. Each one has a modern bathroom with toiletries and a hairdryer.
Palazzo Papaleo serves a buffet breakfast each morning, which can be enjoyed on the terrace during summer. Drinks are available from the stylish bar and guests can treat themselves to a massage or Turkish bath.
This small 5-star hotel is actually family run. Staff share local knowledge and provide lots of useful tourist information.