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La Francesca Villas & Resort

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Localita La Francesca, 19011 Bonassola, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, for what we, got, i thought this was very expensive. The rooms were run down, cheaply furnished and dirty. The bedding was extremely old and worn. While i cant say for sure, i am almost sure my daughter got lice there. We had to pay for everything including the matches to light the stove and soap to wash the... More 

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211146, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at La Francesca Villas & Resort, responded to this review

I am very disappointed when I read bad reviews, and I say undocumented and false too. What we offer is clearly indicated in our website and in our e-mail response sent to our guests when booking. The ventilated accuses of lack of cleanliness and presumed "lice" merits a complaint for defamation, as already communicated directly to the guest Other inaccuracies:... More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went here to begin our honeymoon. This was a great decision for going to cinque terre (15 minute train ride away) because we weren't in the crazy towns of tourists. The view was unbelievable and loved the food. But be aware - there isn't AC or a ceiling fan. We went at the end of July... More 

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Riomaggiore, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Arrived its so beautiful the setting.. The small houses are overpriced as they are old and worn out...but you do get to use the pool and private beach.. Which is so nice... The restaurant is fabulous but one older waiter was very rude.. Also we meet one of the owners who seemed to dislike children... As yelled at them for... More 

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211146, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at La Francesca Villas & Resort, responded to this review

I would like to thank Cristina for the many positive marks. But la Francesca is not a campsite, it is much more! And if we compare our prices to any local bed and breakfast, our prices for one house (though dated) and the services offered free of charge, immediately realizes the big price difference. Many thanks also for the positive... More 

Horsens, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We spend a wonderful week at La Francesca. It was very quite, which was nice, but for our teenage girls one week with such tranquility was enough :). Wi-Fi was good/acceptable. Nice pool area. Nice but very small (and boring...) beach. What we missed the most was a beach-bar, or that the wonderful restaurant they have near the beach was... More 

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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We loved our stay, beautiful view and a nice walk to bonasola and Lavento. I only came across families from Italy which we really liked. It was really hard to find though and definitely not ideal for travellers without a car. We had to walk up a dirt track up stairs and then up the hill to the top where... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The resort is located on a nice hill between Bonassola and Levanto, in a oasis of peace and silent. The private beach is small and cute, with clean water. We were located on the top of the resort: we had a beautiful view on the Levanto gulf, however, we were quite far from the restaurant and the beach (15 minutes).... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have to say we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at La Francesca. We stayed two nights in a two bedroom villa located in the middle of the resort. Firstly the resort itself is beautiful and the grounds are rustic but well kept. The whole resort is pretty steep so you have to be in good health to walk down and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Cinque Terre during the weekend. We stayed at the la Fransesca resort at Banassola. The place and the location itself is great, superb views and surroundings, it all came crashing when we entered our cottage. It looked neat at the outset but we had roaches and lizards popping out every now and then. I... More 

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211146, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at La Francesca Villas & Resort, responded to this review

All negative reviews are regrettable for us and I am really sorry that our guest did not appreciate the accomodation we put at his disposal for only € 165.00 per night (house in brickwork with entrance, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, living-room, equipped kitchenette and terrace overlooking the sea) in a park obviously inhabited by small animals typical of it, such as... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights while visiting the Cinque Terre area. First you need to realize that you aren't going to a 5 star resort. It's more of a rustic experience. But if that is what you are looking for then you've found the right place. Each of the cabins are fairly remote with great views. It is a hike... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Rubbish and disappointing. The houses are dated, sanitary do not look clean. This should be brought back to normal standard. Too bad as the resort has a good potential, nice sea view and a good location between Bonasolla and Levanto. Car is a must here.

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