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Hotel Elena

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Corso Garibaldi 5, 16036 Recco, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at Hotel Elena really try to make our stay as comfortable as possible. We chose Recco because it is a relaxed city with mostly Italian tourists, and Hotel Elena, because of the good reviews we had read. Location, Breakfast, Parking, Beach, Rooms, Price, Free WiFi. Everything was great. We liked everything about the hotel, starting with the location,... More

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

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your impressions. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our city, Recco, which it is perfectly true you can easily explore starting from our hotel as the major attractions are within walking distance, and we are especially glad that you had a memorable stay in... More

Marion, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed three nights on our honeymoon. The staff was very helpful with check in, the free parking is nice. We had a lovely bowl of fruit in our room and they brought us a complimentary bottle of wine. The marble floors are beautiful, the room was very clean. We had a balcony with a gorgeous view. We recommend the... More

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

Dear Sir, We are very happy that your stay at the hotel Elena was enjoyable. We wish that our customers can always share a positive experience and we strive every day to make them happy. we look forwar to being of service to you in the future and, in the meantime, send you kindest regards. Domenico Balbiano Revenue Manager More

Switzerland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

All the reviews sum it up well: Great location, great views, friendly staff, free parking, very good breakfast, near useless wifi. Not sure why on the latter since saw them installing more cables and net gear, but could be because it basically on a cliff. It is not really a resort hotel, more of a stopover night hotel. For that,... More

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

Dear Customer, Thank you for expressing your opinion about our hotel. I'm glad that despite some shortcomings, such as the weak wi-fi signal, you're still remained satisfied with the services of the hotel. As you could see, the wi-fi will be reinforced with wiring. Best wishes Domenico Balbiano Revenue Manager More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Value hotel in a good location for touring Italian Riviera. Ten minute walk to station and very near to beach, shops, bars and restaurants. Typically Italian pension that needed a refit but still offered good value for money. Every room had a sea view (some had larger balconies) and the breakfast buffet was excellent. Helpful staff, good parking but near... More

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

Dear Customer, thank you for your kind review. I'm glad you found the hotel Elena facilities to your liking. I take this opportunity to say you how pleased i'm to have further relations with you. i look forward to being of service to you in the future and, in the meantime, send my kindest regards. Domenico Balbiano Revenue Manager More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Would definately return, very good value for money. Ample car parking-. We stayed here as a base for visiting the area. Our room was quite adequate and we were lucky to have a terrace where we could have pre dinner nibbles and drinks before wandering of to eat at one of the many well priced restaurants. Staff were very pleasant... More

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Montreuil-sur-Mer, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Stayed there for wedding and had balcony and sea view room. It had drawbacks in that slightly Fawlty Towers feel ( every time you used the wall plug you hit your head on the TV shelf , the shower had a razor sharp high rim which tripped you up a couple of times) but the view, position and friendliness of... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Good hotel that could be great..... Great location, but need to update the rooms, new t.v.s not the small old tiny tube t.v.s and maybe a small fridge, the view was great, and nick the night manager was so friendly and helpful, answering all our questions and suggestions for dinner, thanks nick, however the other staff, breakfast staff, ran out... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We stayed in Hotel Elena for 1 night starting our trip visiting Liguria. The hotel is clean, staff friendly and we enjoyed the view from our balcony and the breakfast on the terrace. The hotel is very easy to find and there is a parking on place. While you are in Recco you must taste the famous Focaccia, its delicious!... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Modest hotel but great located and the view is wonderful. The negative points are: water pressure very low, noisy and the staff is not very profesional specially for the breakfast. I will not stay another time at this hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Recco has nothing to detain the visitor and can be safely ignored but the location of Hotel Elena makes up for it. A "find" for those seeking a relaxing modest hotel to explore the Portofino peninsula. On arrival (by car) the priority is to secure a parking place. The hotel has two car parks, one at street level next to... More

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Address: Corso Garibaldi 5, 16036 Recco, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Recco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Elena 3*
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