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Hotel Elena

#1 of 3 Hotels in Recco
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Corso Garibaldi 5, 16036 Recco, Italy
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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Stay there one night on our way to the Cinque Terra. Was not sure what to expect as it was a very inexpensive room. The service was fantastic. The person at the desk was very helpful and welcoming. The room was clean and man...the VIEW was perfect! it was right on the beach which I did not expect. Very happy... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Even though it was the off season, Camogli was crawling with people and reasonable lodging was unavailable. We were fortunate to be referred to Recco, the next town along the coast. The night clerk spoke english and was willing to work within our budget. Our room was comfortable and clean, with a modern and spacious bathroom. WIFI was good and... More 

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am so pleased to read your review and i wish to thank you for the nice words commenting our Housekeeping department and our Buffet-Breakfast . A special positive consideration appreciated by many guests at the hotel Elena it is the guarantee of sleep lulled by the waves of the sea, thanks to its beachfront location Again, I... More 

Milan, Italy
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121 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I stayed in this hotel for only one night (off season) and found it a very good experience. The best value is its position, as it is placed above the sea so you could enjoy marvellous views on the Ligurian coast directly from your room. Regarding the hotel itself, it´s rather outdated, bit old-style, especially the small TV looks nearly... More 

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very happy to hear that you found our location perfect to visit the wonderful surrounding area and that you did enjoy our buffet breakfast as well our free parking-spot . A particular thanks regarding your consideration about our ratio of price&quality. Thanking you for your words of appreciation, I hope to have the pleasure of a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

What a nice staff , incredible breakfast and a fantastic view ! I am an American tourist ! meaning high maintenance, needy , greedy with high expectation 😁 I actually booked this hotel by mistake! I thought the hotel was in Rappalo and it was in Ricco.... Was cheapest one.i was greedy and had to pay the price! I was... More 

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your review written on the occasion of your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you really appreciated the Hotel and its great views in addition to the buffet breakfast and the friendly and helpful Staff. Note: we are glad that you have got the wrong Hotel because we had the... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I booked a superior room with balcony and a Seaview. We had a fantastic time the staff where superb, really friendly, helpful and attentive. Room 506 on the top floor has amazing views of Bay,no one above and only guests to one side so is peaceful and spacious. The Buffet breakfast is much more than adequate, the... More 

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest allow me to thank you for your sincere review about your stay at the Hotel Elena, it is very important for us to know our guests' opinion about our services, so that we can improve our service and our guest satisfaction. We hope you will give us a second chance, so that we can show the changes we... More 

Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I stayed with Hotel Elena for 3 lovely nights. I had a single room with a phenomenal view of the sea harbor. The room was simple and comfortable, my favorite part was upon my arrival I was greeted with a nice local bottle of white wine a basket of fruit. The floors are bare, no carpet and the room was... More 

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your positive review written on the occasion of your stay at the Elena Hotel last month. We are so pleased to read that you fully appreciated your holiday in Recco particularly appreciating the hotel location as well as your room and that you fully enjoyed the food quality and the staff service. A special... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The hotel is located right by the sea. Breakfast had a varied selection and the rooms were clean. It was very quiet when we went at the end of October so was perfect for us. Parking was available on site which made it very convenient. Television was really old in our room but we didn't really need to use it.

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, There are no words enough to thank you for such an extensive and great review. We are just so happy to know that our property and service did meet your expectations and even went beyond. I am very sorry for the poor quality of our television and I want to say you that is foreseen a change for... More 

Benton, Arkansas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We only stayed one night and were disappointed we couldn't stay longer. The room was small, but not unusual for European hotels. It was clean, with a wonderful view of a beautiful inlet in Recco. The breakfast was very good and comprehensive. The staff was very nice and spoke English well.

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the kind words about your recent visit to Recco. I’m delighted to hear all the positive comments regarding your stay with us and that you have appreciate our hotel, standard of quality and service. Look forward to welcome you back again in the near future. Warm regards, Domenico Balbiano Revenue Manager More 

Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Only thing not perfect was the Internet, but that was so far down on list of must have, it was not a problem enough to complain about. This Hotel is exactly what we were looking for. Linens were so crisp and fresh like a 4 Star hotel, We enjoyed do much We look forward to another stay on Our next... More 

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for posting your positive review on TripAdvisor. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and it was kind of you to mention some positive impressions experienced during your stay and i'm very happy you enjoyed our chamber-lady service I will share your comments with my staff of room-division department.... More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

What a nice surprise. We thought the hotel would be nice but we didn't expect the beautiful view from our patio of the Lugurian Sea with the sound of pounding waves and a private beach right outside the hotel. There were also beautiful views of a hillside and the ringing of the church bells. It was magical. The room was... More 

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am glad you assigned our property the highest score and spent a most relaxing 2 night stay. It is a great pleasure to hear that you loved our hotel’s amazing location, wonderful views, rich breakfast and bar terrace. Also i am happy that you have enjoyed the site for its vicinity (10 minutes by train) from Santa... More 

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