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La Francesca Villas & Resort

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Localita La Francesca, 19011 Bonassola, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 9 Bonassola B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Aquiraz, CE
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This place is geared for Italian families on their vacations. For instance, they don't make up the rooms and you have to wash your dishes and take out the garbage to the dump before you leave. They change the sheets once a week. The place is in a nice location, very steep. There is a rocky beach at the bottom... More

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Parma, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I spent last weekend at La Francesca Villas & Resort, enjoying the perfect location (within walking distance from both Bonassola and Levanto) and the resort facilities; the view from the bungalow balcony is simply breathtaking, the sea id fantastic and the restaurant serves a fine selection of fabulous local dishes. The service level was really high, expecially the kindness of... More

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Alton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We went to stay here for two nights and we did not expect too much from it. This is not a five star resort but it is a really friendly happy and quiet place with great views and a really nice restaurant. Perhaps the beds could have been more comfortable but I would go back any time just to sit... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We have been visiting La Francesca 3 times in the last 5 years. We are two adults and have three children 11, 14 and 16 years old. We like walking, swimming, pure Italian style, tennis etc, We always rented a 3 sleeping room villa. The park is beatifull, very well located. For breakfast you can buy everthing you need in... More

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London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

La Francesca My wife and I and our two year old daughter stayed here at the start of August 2013. The place is, frankly, disappointing. "Resort" is stretching it. Instead, think "campsite" but with villas instead of caravans and you're much closer. It'd get a much better grade if they were more open about how basic it is but then... More

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Before mention some dutiful clarifications and corrections , I would like to thank Andrew and Margaret of the long and detailed review, and their suggestions. in my opinion the most problems reported by them are due to incorrect information. Andrew and Margareth have not booked directly, but through an agency that evidently did not give all the necessary information To... More

Wilmington, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

As my wife was checking out upon the conclusion of what was a very unsatisfactory four day stay at La Francesca, she got the obligatory "how did you enjoy your visit" inquiry. In an attempt to find something positive to say about the experience, she replied that we enjoyed the walks into town. Ironically, she was asked if she would... More

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Munich, Germany
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

This is second time we have been to la Francesca. The children and us love it very much for the place offers very nice panoramas on the sea with no cheap buildings, roads, supermarket.... Beauty desserves some efforts but at the end WALKING in the nature is one good reason we love this part of Liguria. Reaching for Bonnassola by... More

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amsterdam, the netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We return almost every year to this wonderful place. Although Cinque terres can be crowded, a few kilometers above la Francesca is very quiet, beautiful and a magic spot. The apartments are high on the hill with -great asset!- direct view on the endless sea. In May and June it's full of flowers. From the park you can walk to... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

4 stars back in 1965, yes, absolutely! Flash forward to 2013 and the very dated hotel has a ton of potential, but leaves a bit to be desired for the price and the "4 Star" label. We stayed over a long weekend- Easter- and paid extra for an apartment by the sea. Our location was great, with a fabulous view,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

We felt a little deceived after booking online. As it doest not have the setup of a 4 star resort. The rooms where very basic, and for about 100€ a night, with no breakfast it was the worst value we got in our 3 week stay in Italy. The location is great and Lavento has a great sandy beach great... More

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Address: Localita La Francesca, 19011 Bonassola, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Bonassola
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — La Francesca Villas & Resort 4*
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La Francesca Villas And Resort
La Francesca Villas Hotel Bonassola

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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open all year around: 55 houses and apartments from 2+1 to 6+2 beds with kitchenette, bathroom and terrace, in a marvellous park overlooking the sea of Cinque Terre; the ideal place for a holiday immersed in nature. Beach, swimmingpool, tennis, playground; restaurant, bar, minimarket. 60 minutes from Genova airport (1 hour and 15' from Pisa); 15 minutes from Carrodano-Levanto exit of the motorway A 12 Genova-Livorno; 5 minutes drive from Levanto station - starting point for trains to Cinque Terre - that you can reach in 15 minutes walk through the old railway tunnels, recently restored and opened to the hikers. Aperto tutto l'anno: 55 appartamenti e villette da 2+1 a 6+2 posti letto, con angolo cottura, bagno e terrazza, in un grande parco sul mare delle Cinque Terre; luogo ideale per una vacanza immersa nella natura.Spiaggia riservata, piscina, tennis, impianti sportivi, campo giochi; ristorante, bar, minimarket. ... more   less 
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