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il Boma

Via Colombo 99, Riomaggiore, Italy
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#6 of 29 Hotels in Riomaggiore
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked here last minute, and were grateful that we could even get a place. Turns out, that this was a fantastic find! Although uphill from the train station, it wasn't that far at all, and the directions sent by the owner of the B&B couldn't have been better! Our host was friendly, and extremely knowledgeable, and gave us great... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were thoroughly welcomed to this immaculate and modern B&B by our wonderful host who has a great sense of humour and a keen eye for detail. We appreciated so much being provided with lots of information and tips about what to do in Cinque Terre. As well, we were pleasantly surprised by numerous thoughtful details including freshly baked croissants... More

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Tauranga
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at il Boma during our Italian holiday in June. Anyone considering accommodation in Riomaggiore need look no further than ilBoma. It is a perfect base for a stay at the Cinque Terre. The room was very well equipped with quality fit out throughout,great bed and bathroom and the air conditioning was a welcome addition after a day in... More

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Il Boma is like a scene out of a movie. The rooms are super clean and spacious and located in the heart of Riomaggiore. That allows easy access to the train, water taxi harbor, and hiking trails. The markets, restaurants ,and a laundramat are an easy walk away (but hang the wet cloths on the line outside your window----you'll feel... More

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Oslo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Il Boma is perfectly situated on the main street of Riomaggiore. Close to everything, yet quiet and relaxing. This, combined with a very friendly and helpful host made our stay just perfect. I wold recommend Il Boma to everyone going to Cinque Terre !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

A great place to stay in Cinque Terre (In Riomaggiore, the first village on the train from La Spezia). Very easy and quick to get to the other villages using the train. Very cleanly, and couldn't ask for a more friendly host. Very accommodating.

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Maddy-Franco, Owner at il Boma, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time in writing a review -- it truly means the world to us and hope to have you back again soon. Warmest Regards, Maddy & Franco More

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Il Boma is a jewel of the Cinque Terre area. Located on the main street of Riomaggiore, it allows easy access to the ocean, hiking trails, and exploration of narrow streets and winding stairs. The owners anticipate your needs, and even give you the chance to hang your clothes to dry "Italian style" - right outside your window. Breakfast in... More

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Maddy-Franco, Owner at il Boma, responded to this review

You guys are just so sweet Karen and Don with all your kind words. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we made your stay a comfortable and memorable one and will welcome you back anytime. Until then, Warmest Regards, Maddy & Franco More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

15 years ago I stayed in Cinque Terre in the strangest hostel. The memory of the scenery remained and wanted to come back. iL Boma was a wonderful base, perfectly clean and central. Close to the station and restaurant and (from the blue room) a balcony to watch the the locals and tourists milling up the steep streets indicative of... More

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Maddy-Franco, Owner at il Boma, responded to this review

We strive to make our clients feel at home during their stay and are glad to hear that accomplished that. Thanks for taking the time in writing a review and we hope to have you back again as our guests. Warm Regards,Maddy & Franco More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Il Boma is a wonderful base from which to explore the Cinque Terre region. It's in the heart of Riomaggiorre, a quick walk from the marina and the train station. We stayed in the Blue room which was impeccably clean, modern, comfortable, very reasonably priced, with ample storage room and even a little balcony. There was air con and even... More

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Maddy-Franco, Owner at il Boma, responded to this review

Costas, I can't begin to tell you what a joy it was to have you and Andrew as our guests. It's having guests such as yourselves that makes our job all that more pleasurable and rewarding. Thanks for all your kind words and hope to see you both back here. Till then -- Un abbraccio, Maddy & Franco More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place was really well located and a pleasure to stay at. This place has all the amenities that we needed. The hostess was extremely nice and helpful. Everything was clean and safe. I would highly recommend this place. Fresh pastries , juice and yogurt in the morning was great.

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Maddy-Franco, Owner at il Boma, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to have you back again for a future visit. Warm Regards, Maddy & Franco More

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Address: Via Colombo 99, Riomaggiore, Italy
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Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Cinque Terre > Riomaggiore
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Il Boma Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy

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