What We Love
- A peaceful and picturesque stay in Sardinia, with breakfast, a welcome drink and more Dining on delectable Italian cuisine while gazing out at the incredible views
- Exploring the pretty town of Cala Gonone
- Hiring a boat and spending the day beach-hopping
What To Know
- The hotel is a 20-minute walk from town but there is also free shuttle service
- Complimentary onsite parking is available
- Free WiFi is pretty iffy
Hotel Brancamaria is a four-star hotel just outside the Sardinian coastal town of Cala Gonone. With an understated elegance, it offers warm service and easy access to the majestic forests, mountains and beaches that surround it; a paradise for outdoor adventurers and beach junkies alike.
Dip in and out of the refreshing pool and indulge in an iced cocktail before dinner at Restaurant La Terrazza, with lovely country views and the sea peeking out in the distance. If you head down to the harbour, you can explore the restaurants there, or hire a boat to take you around the best local beaches.
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We have just returned to UK after spending a wonderful 7 nights at Hotel Brancamaria. The staff are all excellent, the Girls on reception are truly special and so friendly and supportive. Always smiling it was a pleasure from start to finish. We did the hotels own day long "Speedboat tour" to Cala Luna and numerous other beaches and caves..10/10 and same price as all boat trips on sale down in town. Hotel spotless and pool excellent. We had a great sea view which was amazing, shuttle bus was free and regular and staff would pick you up out of hours from Port for 5 euros! We also took an "Electric Cycle Tour" from Hotel with Alberto and 3 of the Reception ladies who were trying it out so as to be able to inform residents. It was wonderful even for my wife and a friend we met whilst there who was not a cyclist! Food was served in evening by waiting staff and breakfast was buffet and all very tasty....location with shuttle bus available was super, on edge of town but an easy 20 min walk if you fancied it. 10/10 all around! Thank you to all staff for a special and memorable break in Sardinia! PS Snorkeling was super!
If you're looking for a hotel with a staff that smile continually you've found your answer.
Reception, bar, restaurant, cleaning staff. Lets give the client a smile and see if we can help.
Loved it and would thoroughly recommend the hotel.
Just returned from a very enjoyable week away in Sardinia. My partner had never been before so a first visit had high expectations. After a missing couple of passengers and having to turn around to pick them up we finally arrived at the hotel. A very warm welcome from the reception team and ushered into the restaurant for a late dinner. All beautifully presented and a good choice of fish dishes. Sadly my partner is not a huge lover of fish but we ran with it. After having been there for a few days discovered we could have exchanged the anti pasti dish for a dessert and we are a lover of desserts. Lovely hotel very quiet and relaxing. The boat trip is a must to book while you are there. Breakfast choices were limited and not varied enough. Coffee machine was amazing but too slow and must get very frustrating in high season! A free shuttle service to the beach running throughout the day is a great addition. Met some lovely people who we will keep in touch with. Can arrange a late check out if you are prepared to pay and subject to availability so if a later flight and checkout at 11 does give you flexibility. Big mention to Manuel and Anna who were very welcoming and friendly. Definitely worth a visit.
We booked this hotel for a weeks stay in Sardinia. We didn’t have the best transfer as after landing and being driven for about 20 minutes, the driver said he had to return to the airport as 2 other guests were waiting there for us! This added 40 minutes to a 90 minute journey, so not best pleased! However, we finally arrived just before 10 pm and received a fast check in and also asked if we would like to go straight to the restaurant as it was only a few minutes from closing. Three course were served which was good. We could our room to be a reasonable size and with a large bathroom. Everything looked freshly painted and decorated, so there were no complaints there at all. I was a bit disappointed with the balcony as it was a Juliette balcony, so we were unable to sit on it of an evening, which is something we like to do before and after dinner. Food wise it was reasonable. The breakfast quite limited and almost exactly the same every day, I just had toast and preserve and fresh fruits. The closest to a cooked breakfast was hard boiled eggs, chopped frankfurter and Parma ham cooked to look like bacon!
We were half board, and the evening meal consisted of three courses, and desserts were available for a charge of 5 euros each! It’s wasn’t until the fourth night, that our waitress said we could swap a course and have a dessert instead and at no charge! Would have been helpful to have been informed before! Apart from that, you chose you courses for dinner at breakfast, so you knew what you would be served. That local wine was very good and comes recommended! Rose in particular! The hotel has sea and mountain views, has a great pool which wasn’t busy when we went early June. They provide a free shuttle to the harbour and beach every hour, but you can walk it within around 15-20 mins, which we did. A little steep going back up if you’re not a walker. All in all, a good hotel, with minor complaints. Thank you to all staff who were very friendly and helpful and would do anything asked of them. You are a credit to your hotel and helped make the stay enjoyable.
A modern four floor hotel, slightly soulless rooms with very hard beds but nice bathrooms. The aircon is very quiet and the windows soundproof which is just as well as when you open them the road noise is appalling. It is on a steep road, the only way in and out of the small town and opposite a petrol station (lovely view of the sea beyond it); the island is also popular with motorbikers! The hotel staff are lovely - friendly and helpful, the hotel is immaculately clean and the food good and the chef tries hard for variation with mass catering. The pool area (up many steps) is not picturesque and the pool only for serious swimmers and not for children. The hotel owns a boat which is great for trips to inaccessible beaches and a free minibus for trips up and down to the front (quite a walk back if you miss it). There's a very large patio of tables and chairs at the front but very little shade and no gardens to speak of. But all in all everything is modern, tidy and pleasant.