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Hotel Relais Al Convento

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Piazza Regina Margherita 1 - Vezzano Basso, 19020 Vezzano Ligure, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I took 3 nights at the Al Convento as a base for visiting 5 Terre. At only a few minutes away from La Spezia and only 15km from Portovenere and Riomaggiore this hotel is ideal located in a very quiet and charming village in the mountains. The staff is great, nice, helpful and caring. The rooms are big and very... More 

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Monica P, Direttore at Hotel Relais Al Convento, responded to this review

Dear Serge, Thank you very much for your review and for the 5 points assigned! You have been a very nice guest and it has been a pleasure for us to have you here at Al Convento! We are happy you spent a nice time with us and we hope to see you again for another holiday in the surroundings... More 

New City, New York
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at this lovely hotel---one on the way to Italy, and one night, returning to France. The town is conveniently close to the autostrada, and then up an amazing number of hairpin turns. The GPS got us most of the way. It is not very complicated if one has looked on Google Maps beforehand, and has an... More 

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Monica P, Direttore at Hotel Relais Al Convento, responded to this review

Dear NancyLMT, thank you for your detailed review. We are very happy you had a lovely stay here at Hotel Relais Al Convento. We are pleased you liked the room assigned and the buffet breakfast as well as the town of Vezzano Ligure! We hope to have you as our welcome guests again, maybe next time you can try the... More 

Atherton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Our family would roll-in late almost every night of a 3-night stay and were welcomed with nothing but courtesy and care by the nightwatchman. Naturally we were running late for breakfast, of course we checked out late, yes, we drank one too many proseccos and were the last to leave the restaurant that night (sorry Stefano); but in every instance... More 

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Monica P, Direttore at Hotel Relais Al Convento, responded to this review

Dear Team_Boo2, Thank you for your review. We are happy you appreciated the hotel, its location and our welcome! We always try to satisfy our guests desires in order to make their stay pleasant and unforgettable. If you come back to Italy come to see us again, we would be thrilled! Yours sincerely, More 

Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Off the typical tourist route but that is what makes this little gem great! It really feels like you are living as part of the hillside community known as Vezzano Ligure. We initially tried to book the hotel directly through their website and had no success but later found a bed and breakfast deal on Agoda.com We were happy we... More 

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Monica P, Direttore at Hotel Relais Al Convento, responded to this review

Dear DMorgut, Thank you for your lovely review. We are very happy you had a nice stay here in Vezzano Ligure. We hope to have you as our welcome guest again in the future. Yours sincerely, More 

Ottawa
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Have to agree with the previous reviewer, very nice hotel but the bells start at 7:00 in the church immediately next door and the road noise much earlier than than. Also the a/c in the room was not big enough for the room (close the bathroom door and that helps a lot). Maybe other rooms would be better, ours was... More 

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Monica P, Direttore at Hotel Relais Al Convento, responded to this review

Dear leafsoverhabs, Thank you for your review. We are very pleased you liked the hotel, the restaurant and the village. I am sorry you find the sound of bells annoying but they are a feature of little Italian villages. Thank you for having been our welcome guests. More 

Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Nice looking hotel. Very good restaurant attached to it. Some of the staff looks really bored, others are nice. What really is horrible is the noise from the churchbells next to the hotel, and the cars and motorbikes driving around. So try to avoid a room with streetview as we did.

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Monica P, Direttore at Hotel Relais Al Convento, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madame, Thank you for your review and for your appreciation about hotel and restaurant. I am sorry you find the sound of bells annoying … but the country life includes also this. The traffic inside the village is limited but I am sorry if you find it noisy. For city dwellers Vezzano Ligure is even too quiet,... More 

Helsingborg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Found this hotel on the internet. It is located in a small village, on a mountain top, and can be seen for miles around. A Winding road leads uphill until you reach the village (and don't follow your GPS when it wants you to turn into the very narrow Mercato lane, continue on the main road to stay sane). The... More 

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Monica P, Direttore at Hotel Relais Al Convento, responded to this review

Dear JanochBarbro, thank you very much for your detailed review: it will be surely helpful to other people who like visiting our area! I am very happy you spent a pleasant stay here at Hotel Al Convento and I hope your journey around Italy was lovely. Thank you again for your kindness and friendliness. Yours sincerely, More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

This is a great place! We were a bit suspicious about the hotel when we booked because we thought the name was Hotel Albani (which we could not find on the internet). Had we have known the "real" name we would have seen all of the excellent reviews in TA. In any event, the hotel is located in the tiny... More 

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Monica P, Direttore at Hotel Relais Al Convento, responded to this review

Dear TheOakvillian, Thank you so much for your lovely review! It’s fantastic to read how you enjoyed your stay, the hotel and the village of Vezzano Ligure. It has been very pleasant for us to have you as our guests: you are so nice! It would be amazing to have you here again in the future… Come back soon! A... More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We chanced upon this hotel via TripAdvisor, and were very pleased. It's nestled in the heart of a very tiny hilltop village close to the Cinque Terre and made a great base for exploring the surrounding area. The hotel itself was lovely, great location, friendly staff, excellent breakfast, and helpful with all of our needs. I don't think there were... More 

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Monica P, Direttore at Hotel Relais Al Convento, responded to this review

Dear creolecruiser, thank you very much for your review: we are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and liked our hotel, the staff and the location. I’m sorry for the smoke, we will oblige the nigh porter to smoke somewhere else. We hope to have you as our welcome guests again if you come back to Italy!... More 

Milan, Italy
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

for a relaxing weekend away from milan this is the ideal place to stay. close to cinqueterre if you have a car yoy can easily drive to la spezia and enjoy in 10min by train the stunnin view from the little villages on the coast. ideal for a relaxing weekend. must have a car

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Monica P, Direttore at Hotel Relais Al Convento, responded to this review

Dear James, Thank you for your kind review. It’s a pleasure to know you loved your stay with us and you found Hotel Al Convento the ideal place to visit the Cinque Terre. We hope to see you the next time you come back to Italy. Yours sincerely, More 

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