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Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast

Via Mura di San Vitale, 12, 48121 Ravenna, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Southern England
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

A lovely place to stay, raised above its natural level by the friendly, helpful hostess. We could walk to everything (except the seaside, and there was a bus for that) and then easily pop "home" when our feet needed a rest. Breakfast was delicious, and different every day. And the recommendations for dinner were spot on. Good thing we did... More 

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bandbgallaplacidia, Proprietario at Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Gingergra, thank you so much for your wonderful review about Galla Placidia b&b! I'm glad you enjoyed the tranquility of my home and of the city even if in those days there were still many tourists on the streets of Ravenna! I only regret not having been able to give you the room with en-suite bathroom, because, when you... More 

Prague
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Very nice b&b in a beautiful city. Recommend Green Room with a nice terrace. Well situated within the old town but in a very quite street. Gabriella is very friendly and - first of all - breakfasts were excellent, much exceeding our expectations ;-)

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bandbgallaplacidia, Proprietario at Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Maciej, thank you very much for your kind review! Best regards. Gabriella More 

Missoula, Montana
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My daughter and I only had 2 nights in the Green Room and wish it could have been more! Gabriella was a great hostess and served an outstanding breakfast, even fixing us one to go when we had to catch an early train. It was an easy 20 minute walk to the train station and just down the street from... More 

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mytravel50, Proprietario at Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Virginia, thank you very much for the nice review. I'm glad that you enjoyed staying at the Galla Placidia b & b. I hope you can come back another time to see the sights that you are not able to visit, maybe in the spring when the weather is warmer and the city offers more shows and events. A... More 

Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We left Venice by car with no firm destination and called ahead to Galla Placidia hoping for a last minute booking. We were not disappointed, Gabriella rushed home from a day out to make up a room for us and we had a wonderful day and dinner in Ravenna, arriving at the B&B around 8pm. You will be very happy... More 

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gallaplacidia50, Proprietario at Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Tina and Ted, thank you so much for your lovely review! I am very glad that you enjoyed the room which was the only one available since you have made ​​a booking at the last minute. And I am also very happy that you have enjoyed the advice I gave you about the restaurants that are affiliated with us.... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We stayed for 4 nights at Galla Placida and can't recommend it highly enough. The Green Room and the terrace is beautifully decorated and so quiet, cosy and comfortable it felt a shame to leave and explore Ravenna! Gabriella is a lovely, generous and warm host who not only made some wonderful breakfasts, but also gave us some essential tips... More 

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gallaplacidia50, Proprietario at Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Alan and Holly, thank you so much for your wonderful review! for me also it was a real pleasure to meet you and talk to you every day during breakfast ! Thanks also to Alan for your corrections to my not perfect English! I hope to see you again in your next trip to Ravenna. Just yesterday I made... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Planning to visit the UNESCO World Inheritage Mosaics and cycling in the environment we stayed for one week in the very pleasant and charming B&B Galla Placidia run by Gabriela. We were warmly welcomed by Gabriela with a drink and she provided us with all types of information on mosaics, bike renting and other practicalities. We stayed in a large,... More 

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gallaplacidia50, Proprietario at Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Yvon, thanks so much for your wonderful review! You're too kind! I don't seem to deserve all these beautiful words! I only do my duty even if it is with great pleasure that I make my job because it allows me to meet some nice people like you! I wish you all the best and I hope to see... More 

Nerac, France
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

We too found this an absolute gem and Gabriella a jewel! It seems that the green room with its own terrace weaves its spell over everyone who stays there - we too fell under its spell though heavy rain on our second day limited use of the terrace! The breakfasts are everything you read about in the reviews and more!... More 

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gallaplacidia50, Proprietario at Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. and Mr. Noah, I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay at B & B Galla Placidia, and that you were able to enjoy the tranquility of the green room with a terrace and our breakfasts. I also thank you for the beautiful pictures that you have attached. There is nothing that makes me happier than to... More 

Australia
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29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Like the mosaics of Ravenna the Galla Placidia B&B shines brightly. Past reviewers have described the Galla Placidia accurately - friendly, clean, quiet etc. So if you want to stay in a good little town, see sites of world importance, and a have great place to stay then go to Ravenna.

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gallaplacidia50, Proprietario at Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Dolphin3, Thank you very much for staying at the b & b Galla Placidia, and that everything was to your liking. I do my best every day, as far as possible, to satisfy my guests and make their stay as relaxing and comfortable as possible. If you return to Ravenna I will be happy to welcome you to Galla... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

We endorse all positive reviews of this delightful B&B run by the lovely Gabriella. Having always stayed in hotels when holidaying in Italy, we will investigate staying at B&B's in the future based on our experience at this B&B. We booked five nights at this B&B, but quickly decided to extend our stay an extra night because being in need... More 

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London
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65 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

My mother and I spent four nights in the Green room which has a balcony, a huge double bed, plenty of space for clothes, and a bathroom which - although it is tiny - has lovely tiles and a window (so many bathrooms are just airless cupboards!). Gabriella, who runs the B&B, is absolutely charming and speaks excllent English. We... More 

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