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Hotel Elena

#1 of 3 Hotels in Recco
Certificate of Excellence
Corso Garibaldi 5, 16036 Recco, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Recco
Certificate of Excellence
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Rami F ISRAEL
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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ISRAEL
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69 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good located in Recco with privet parking & nice view from the room. Easy access to the beach and restaurants. Wi Fi was very poor in the room & the shower was weak also. Like most Italian hotels the curtains were a joke. Expect sun on your face at 5 am. Nice stuff, they are trying…but

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

Dear Guest, Further to your review written on the occasion of your stay at the Hotel , please find here below our comments. Please be so kind to note that we have a WI FI certificate with high signal . Maybe some time could be append some problem but with your communication at the front-desk we are liable to reset... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is situated on the coast with lovely views. In small italian town with only a few foreign tourists. Near the tourist magnet of Camogli but with more real italian feel. Highly recommended for at stay.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review on Hotel Elena. It is with great pleasure that I read your words and I am happy that you also enjoyed our coast and the characteristics nearby towns . I sincerely hope to have you again soon as our Guest and I wish you a wonderful summer. Warmest regards, Domenico Balbiano Revenue... More 

Austin, TX
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel thinking it was in a different village. A lovely picturesque village. It isn't - it is in Recco. But we ended up loving Recco! The rooms are hot - but the beds are comfortable, it is clean and quite large. Old and in need of attention but nice just the same. Good breakfast.

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

Dear Guest First of all let us thank you for publishing your review on the occasion of your recent stay with us. We are delighted to learn that you particularly appreciated the room for its cleanliness, even if not provided with new furniture .Furthermore, we thank you for your comments about the rich buffet breakfast at our Terrace overlooking the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Ligure with my husband and his relatives. The hotel is very well located, is clean and the staff is friendly. Rooms are pretty normal. It is a great place to stay if you want to visit Portofino without paying Portofino prices. It is just 20 min driving from the beautiful Portofino, also close to Rapallo and Santa Marguerita.... More 

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

Dear Guest, We thank you for your time dedicated to review also our property. We are glad to read that you appreciated our terrace and our “Cappuccino” as well as the view and the seats closest to Recco. I feel sorry for the noise coming from the terrace of the breakfast room. This depends not only on little soundproofing but... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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73 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The good things about Hotel Elena are: The service (especially given by the guy who works in the evenings who is very helpful). the room and the bathroom are spacious, the lovely view of the sea and the varied breakfast served with a view of the sea. The problems are: The WiFi connection works poorly in the room - it's... 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 at the Hotel Elena. We are pleased to read that you really appreciated the Hotel and its great views, in addition to the rich buffet breakfast served on the overlooking terrace. On the other side, we are so sorry to read your problems with... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stay here every year or so and have a great stay all the time. The breakfast is lovely, the staff are friendly and the rooms are always clean. We have never had any problems in the 4/5 times we have stayed here.

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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 delighted to read that you fully enjoyed your stay, appreciating the staff as well the cleanness and the view from your room We are also pleased to see that you loved breakfast . Hoping to welcome you again during the... More 

Recco, Italy
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Amacing view towards the mountains, bay and harbour. Hotel rooms without balcony appear small and of poor standard compared to the price. Go for a room with balcony ;-) Tv in the rooms are of old standard and no international chanals to find.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights in August 2014. The hotel staff were very helpful in telling us how to get around, especially considering it was a national holiday for a portion of our stay and some boats/buses were not running. The breakfast was scrumptious, I particularly loved the fruit tarts served in the morning. The room was clean and cool,... 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 stay at the Hotel Elena We are delighted to read that you fully enjoyed your stay, appreciating the wonderful View of the Sea, from where you can enjoy a stunning view on the Promontory of Portofino as well as on the Recco Bay. We are also... More 

Les Praz-de-Chamonix, France
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Our visit was out of season in November. The staff were very welcoming and the room was clean and warm. Views of the bay were wonderful. There was private parking next to the hotel and the breakfast was very good with a good choice. I have to say there was nothing to find fault with the hotel especially at the... More 

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

Dear Guest, We thank you for your kind review written about you stay at the Hotel Elena. This is an encouragement that you're giving to all the staff of the hotel and stimulates us to continue to offer the best possible service to all our guests. Thanking you for your preference in choosing the Hotel Elena, we send you our... More 

Los Angeles, California
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100 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Great view of the bay and the harbor. Great breakfast. Very friendly and helpful staff. Easy access. Easy to find. Short walking distance to town center and restaurants. Very reasonable prices. But....very, very tiny rooms. Balcony helps (a little).

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