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Talking Stones

Via San Bernardo,5, 18035 Dolceacqua, Italy
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Ranked #9 of 12 Dolceacqua B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicely restored old medieval small hotel in heart of old town. (3 bedrooms) Well appointed. Good base for visiting area. Nice breakfast with fresh baguettes cheese and ham and good coffee. Breezy roof top terrace with great view ( where we had breakfast)

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights at Talking Stones and were very satisfied with our stay. The facilities were charming and tastily refurbished. We had read about this bed&breakfast on the internet and were not disappointed. The room was nice and clean and we felt that the hostess had put her heart in creating a unique experience for her guests. Breakfast was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Who would have thought in a small town of circa 2000 population you would come across such a wonderful bed and breakfast. Monica the host was extremely helpful and hospitable. The rooms were large, well furnished and you felt you were staying in another part of history. Short stroll to the village, the historic areas all within a kilometre and... More 

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Excellent small bed & breakfast owned by Monika from Germany who knows what "hospitable" means. laying in the heart of historic Dolceaqua, 3 walking minutes from the central Piazza with its award winning pizza & pasta restaurants.

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Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Our night at Talking Stones B&B was a unique and wonderful experience. Talking Stones is a short walk up the street from the main piazza in this lovely & interesting Ligurian village. The 4-storey, 3-bedroom house has been creatively and tastefully renovated by the owner, Monika. Our 4th floor bedroom was large, spotlessly clean, the bed comfortable and the bathroom... More 

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Bockfliess, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

First of all: the house and the rooms are delightful. The place has been carefully renovated and restored, the interior is beautiful, the beds are great. The big problem there is the service. Monika is running the B&B all by herself and has done so for many many years. Some people seem to have a trouble-less stay there, as the... More 

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Versailles, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This B & B is absolutely precious in its unique setting and beauty. Monika was so delightful via email but somewhat disappointing during our stay. Emails confirmed she'd be happy with a 2:00 check in - she was nowhere to be found. Went for a cappuccino and hot chocolate and at 2:30 met up with her returning to Talking Stones.... More 

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Review del 12 gen.2014 It was raining a lot in that period and told them to come for the time they would need at 14.00 hour but I forgot to check my agenda this day and the real check-in time is after 16.00 houre. I always give my guest the possibility to help them and make the arrive as less... More 

Vero Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

The uppermost "air" bedroom 1 queen and 1 single was charming. All old stone on the walls and ceiling. Be prepared to climb 3 floors with your things. The view one floor above was spectacular! One could see the mountains in the distance and the old Roman village and church tower across town. View above the rooftops was cool. Romantic... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This B&B is located in a four storey townhouse in the old cobbled streets of Dolceacqua. It has been modernised sympathetically and gives you a taste of life in the old town but with modern facilities. Monika is a friendly and helpful host who knows the town well and is full of advice. The continental breakfast was more than enough... More 

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Wroughton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Dropped in at Dolceacqua for the first time prior to a longer stay in Nice area. Delightful village and surroundings, welcoming people and Talking Stones is a great place for a few nights B&B - clean, comfortable, quirky rooms, great host and good breakfasts on a roof top terrace with superb views. Ask about the closest car park before you... More 

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