If you’re smart you’ll ignore this page. Or just glance at it for now. It exists just to show you how easy it is to book your room while here in the Salento.
Once you’re registered with us we’ll give you access to our Inner Sanctum, the password protected parts of the site reserved only for those that have successfully booked their time with us. It will help you book your room, your travel, will help you plan your trip, before and after your course with us, etc. We’ve been doing this for years and we travel extensively here. Take advantage of it, once booked.
What follows is only valid for courses in Lecce. If you’re staying at the castle we’ll sleep at the castle. (prices are 95 Euro a single, 110 for a double, and we’ll help you book that in the Inner Sanctum).
Accommodations are organised in three tiers, by price. Prices start at around 40 Euro per night.
All of these structures offer special rates for our students, based on at least 6 nights.
Roberto runs a simple but respectable bed and breakfast near Porta Rudiae (where you’ll find the market where you’ll do our daily food shopping). His place is comfortable and familial, reflecting his experiences of years spent abroad in English-speaking countries. Roberto and his English girlfriend Stephanie often join us for dinners at the school as well.
Simple, clean, informal and an excellent value, Roberto’s place won’t make you forget your favourite European hotel but it will make you comfortable, like staying with old friends.
Marta’s place is literally across the street from the school, both a strength and a ‘weakness’ (a strength in ease, a ‘weakness’ as you’ll see so little of the world famous architecture while walking home at night). Stylish with a touch of an aristocratic past, the rooms are where we’d stay, if we didn’t live in Lecce. Marta’s English is really coming along, giving you a chance to practice your Italian as well.
Marta runs the front desk at a stylish, hyper-modern hotel/bed and breakfast that just opened, just a 4 minute walk from the school. With a private, high-end wine bar in its cellar, multi channel music and Jacuzzis in many rooms, the hotel wouldn’t be out of place in Helsinki or Tokyo (even if only a fraction of the price). The name is leccese for, Home of the king. If you can’t remember that, call it Monteray, which is much easier for English speakers.