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la locanda del podesta

caste 17, 19020 Ricco del Golfo di Spezia, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel because of the nice reviews but found it really disappointing. The rooms don't have air conditioning and on 35c it gets terribly hot. Hotel is in the middle of nowhere and even with a car it's a hassle. Rooms are small really bad, lack simple things like soap... Food at the hotel was bad as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

simple but good apartements in small village on the hill, with great restaurant nearby with local authentic food from Liguria. Great starting point for visiting Cinque Terra or Lerici. Also startingpoint for a nice hike through the lower mountains.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

End the road top of the mountain, and hard to find but was most unique stay of our trip. At the end a long travel day when we finally found this place we were met with friendly faces and the most delicious meal severed outside on the most quaint terrace. The rooms were clean and spacious and all unique. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Beautiful setting, around 20 mins drive from La Spezia town. Right up in the hills on a winding country road. Only a couple of residential houses nearby. Definitely need to be driving to access this hotel. The restaurant below served the best pasta we've ever had in Italy, you must eat there at least one night! Everyone in the village... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

It's not easy to find it but, once you arrive, you cannot trust your eyes. It's like going to your grandparents' house again and you are allowed to play again. The room is medieval styled but with a modern bathroom, the terrace shady, the staff extremely friendly, the kitchen excellent, the price correct, silence is overwhelming, clean and cosy. The... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

we stayed there for a night during a recent trip through italy. it takes some time to get there from la spezia since its pretty much on top of a mountain. but once you get there youll instantly realize that it was worth it. you've got a breathtaking view over the valleys around the hotel, especially from the terrace where... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

The Locanda del Podestà is perfect if you want to relax... The area is beautiful, the rooms are clean and simple and the view is spectacular! The location is a bit out of hand, but Rossella is really helpful in explaining exactly how to get to the sea, and where to go! She also gives handy shortcuts! The only "problem"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

This is one of the all time best places I have ever stayed! Nestled up in the hills it is so beautiful, the rooms have great character and the owner was very helpful and made us feel at home. The food was simple but good and everything was clean and well kept. I will be back!

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