- Fantastic setting within easy walking distance of Ostuni's historic centre
- Fresh decor and modern amenities
Hotel Monte Sarago has an enviable position just a ten-minute walk from the centre of Ostuni. This four-star hotel has been decorated in a modern style, with a welcoming bar in the lobby and a restaurant serving contemporary Mediterranean cuisine, with an extensive wine list. Spacious guestrooms are stylish and well-equipped, providing a comfortable place to relax after a day exploring the nearby sights of Puglia. For those wanting to relax, the hotel’s pool is furnished with comfortable sunloungers. Accessible via protected, ancient stone steps (130 steps) that were once used by pilgrims, a shuttle bus is available for those who don’t want to walk. The pool sits in the cliffs above the hotel and has unrivalled views of the ‘White City’ of Ostuni.
The hotel has 67 rooms (official rating 4 star).
Bars & Restaurants
Furnished in a fresh and modern style, the L'Opificio restaurant boasts a relaxing atmosphere and hones in on its Mediterranean cuisine background, offering guests a delicious array of fresh fish dishes and complimenting these with a selection of local Apulian red wines.
Beach & Pools
Rooftop pool with stunning panoramic views over the city of Ostuni. Normally in use May - Sept (subject to weather conditions). The pool sits on top of Monte Sarago Hill and is reached by a free shuttle service or alternatively through a steep stairway.
Pool towels cost 3€ per person.
About the location
Visible for miles around, Ostuni is a gleaming tumble of painted buildings and dramatic brick-built palaces, perched almost entirely on a steep hilltop. Ostuni’s whitewashed centro storico lends the town its second name as the ‘White City’ of Puglia, and there are few places as atmospheric found anywhere else in the region. Most visits begin with a walk through the old town, towards the mighty duomo towering high above the Puglian plains. It’s a steep ascent, but one that’ll take you through some of the most magical of Ostuni’s streets: think white-walled passages with uneven floors and pretty cafes tucked into sheltered courtyards. The views at the top are well worth the climb, and the beautiful 15th-century cathedral with its 24-pane rose window is quite a sight, too.
The town’s bar and restaurant scene is richly authentic, with quaint trattorie serving local favourites such as orecchiette – a small, ear-shaped pasta that’s generally eaten with vegetable-based sauces and often served alongside a handsome house red. For true wine connoisseurs, one of the local wine tours is a must-do, taking visitors into some of the region’s finest wineries.
Ostuni is 58 miles from Bari airport and 23 miles from Brindisi airport. We recommend hiring a car in your destination. Simply call us once you’ve completed your booking and we will talk you through the options.
Max 2 adults, 1 child
Clean and contemporary, this room is an excellent substitute after a busy day wandering the streets of Ostuni.
Max 3 adults
Comfort rooms are modern and bright and are generous in space.
Panoramic View Room
Max 2 adults, 1 child
The Panoramic View room takes full advantage of its positioning, allowing maximum amount sunshine to fill the room and complimenting the bright furnishings that adorn the interior. Guests also benefit from having a beautiful view across to the town.
Superior Panoramic View Room
Max 3 adults, 1 child
The Superior rooms has been methodically designed with the prime objective of creating a spacious area. The subtle modern details lining the room accommodate the guests every need, with a small desk and seating area made available for moments of relaxation. Customers can also enjoy gazing out over the 'White City" from the balcony.
Free Night Offer
1 Free night for stays of 4 nights or more completed between the 15 October - 10 November 2020.
1 Free night for stays of 7 nights or more completed between the 10 September - 14 October 2020.
Based on 915 traveller reviews
90% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
“ Fabulous Hotel
697leandroc, Clifton, United Kingdom
Jan 12 2020
We stayed one night in this fabulous hotel, just before New???s Year???s Eve. The hotel was sparking clean and the staff incredibly friendly and helpful. The hotel has free parking space and is 10...
We stayed one night in this fabulous hotel, just before New???s Year???s Eve. The hotel was sparking clean and the staff incredibly friendly and helpful. The hotel has free parking space and is 10 walking from the historic city centre. Recommended!
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“ Excellent Hotel
Dec 28 2019
Stayed with a group touring Puglia and this was our base. Our room was excellent (and huge). Staff could not have been more friendly or more helpful (this is very much a feature of this hotel). Food...
Stayed with a group touring Puglia and this was our base. Our room was excellent (and huge). Staff could not have been more friendly or more helpful (this is very much a feature of this hotel). Food was simple, but delicious. It is located on a main road into Ostuni, so rooms at front of hotel have good views, but road noise, if the window is open. Not a problem for us, particularly as the window has to be closed when using the air-con. In short, a very good hotel, we'd highly recommend it and we are looking look forward to our next visit.
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