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Via Malborghetto, 8, Riomaggiore, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dunedin, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I was a little confused as to what sort of accomodation this was, but based on the reviews, decided to go for it. Let me say first, the views are spectacular! So apparently this is an apartment building with most of the apartments occupied by locals and several apartments that are rented out to tourists. We drove over from Florence... More

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London, United Kingdom
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Mar Mar but it's important to have the right expectations if you plan to stay here. If you want an apartment with a balcony and a wonderful view, with basic facilities that is nestled in amongst apartments owned by locals...then I would highly recommend it. If you want a plush apartment with all mod... More

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Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My sister and I stayed for three nights and enjoyed our time immensely. The room had four squeaky cots but a nice balcony and basic kitchen. We loved going right across the street to the little market for calimari, pesto, and a cheap bottle of local wine and having a little feast :) We also found ourselves staring out the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

I loved the town of Riomaggiore, just not this hostel. Beds are literally old cots, there are no lockers, no bag storage and no fans. To top it off it is very noisy-especially in the afternoons because there is a school playground right below it. If you have any concern for your bags or quality of sleep I'd recommend looking... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is a small hotel, probably better located than most. I was mislead by the picture on website. Thought I would have a balcony with chairs to enjoy view and wine (as another reviewer had!), I did not. Very disappointing. Haul your bags up steps, but where won't your find steps in Cinque Terre? Basic room, no comfortable chairs. No... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stayed at Mar Mar on our honeymoon and were very happy with this choice. It is not fancy- but clean and neat. But the best thing about this place is the view! We booked a room with sea view- so worth it! We had a lovely balcony facing the sea and the little harbor. We loved sitting there with... More

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Sammamish, Washington
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42 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

We had a difficult time finding a budget-friendly but comfortable place to stay during our 3 night stay in Cinque Terre, but were absolutely thrilled when we arrived at this one! The location is excellent. We were happy with our choice to stay in Riomaggiore and this one is just steps away from everything you need- the marina, the train... More

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

I have amazing things to say about the place... except that I got bitten by bed bugs- lots of them! While I stayed there. I liked the accommodation, thought the staff was friendly, enjoyed the people I met, and felt the bed and room was clean. Bed bugs bites take 7 days to appear, and I didn't realize I had... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

I remembered my review being published for this hostel, but now it is missing. so i am trying again. This is not a recommended hostel, except that it is clean. That's all. The reception is SUPER HOSTILE, no flexibility, RUDE, and just not welcoming. Although the location is very very good, the way up to the hostel was scary. Kinda.... More

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Davis, CA
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12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

My husband and I, along with our 16 year old daughter stayed in the Giulia Suite through Mar Mar this past June. Like everything in Riomaggiore, it was quite a climb to get there up charming winding pathways. But every ounce of the effort was worth it. The apartment sits right over the sea, with a very, very large terrace... More

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Address: Via Malborghetto, 8, Riomaggiore, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Cinque Terre > Riomaggiore
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Mar Mar Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy

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