Bed and breakfast Il Gelso

Strada Comunale S. Oronzo n. 1


The b&b Il Gelso is a nice villa in mediterranean style in the earth of Salento. Not far from Lecce and from the most beautyful touristic places in Salento, our b&b is a quite but friendly place. Come and experience our friendly attitude, bring your pets with you, rent our bikes and taste our home made breakfasts.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Ironing board
  • Linen Included
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine



Traveler Reviews


Rating: 5 Reviewed on November 09, 2017

We visited here two years ago and it was amazing food .... We went again this year in October and was very happy to see that it was still open. We thought the food on the first visit two years ago...

“Fantastic food and service! ”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on October 17, 2017

We just came back from dinner and we were not disappointed at all. Paula was so welcoming it almost felt like we were at her home for dinner. we had pizza and I was in heaven, it was super thin and...

“A fine Italian”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on September 25, 2017

My wife and I had the meats and cheese platter to share for starter, and then she had a pasta dish and I had a pizza. All freshly prepared, and all very tasty. It may not have the bells and whistles...


The B&B Il Gelso is located at Strada Comunale Sant’Oronzo n. 1, 73047 Monteroni di Lecce. GPS: 040.32168901, 018.10537721
– 55 km from the Brindisi airport
– 165 km from the Bari airport
– 10 km from the Lecce railway station
– If we can, we will be happy to come and pick you up at the airport or at the railway station.
– The pick up from the Lecce railway station is free of charge
– The pick up from/to the Brindisi and bari airports, when possible, is not free, and is aimed to cover the fluel cost.
– We can take you to the should bus stop, where you can take the bus to the Brindisi airport. The Bari airport is not connected to Lecce by bus. You can eventually take a train to Bari, then a bus to the airport. The shuttle bus to Brindisi costs approximately 10 euros, and leaves from the entrance to Lecce.
– The best way to reach us, both coming from the north and from the south, is to take the ”tangenziale”, that is divided in two segments called ”est and west tangenziale”. These to criccular segments merge together formin a circle surrounding lecce.
Exit at the ”Monteroni-Università” exit and follow the directions to Monteroni.
You will pass the University roundabout, and keep going straight.
When you arrive to Monteroni, take the first road to your left and go straight till you reach a no entry signal. Make a left and enter a small Square”. Opposite to the entrance road, you'll find strada comunale S. Oronzo.


cancellations 15 days before arrival are free of charge
cancellation 15 days or less from arrival result in a fee of the aoumt of the first night