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Franca Maria Rooms

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Piazza Marconi 30, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had a lovely stay in room no 7 even though it doesn't have a sea view it is about 10 steps away from the town square which is on the water. The room easily slept the 5 of us and was very clean and newly renovated. We knew that cash was expected when we arrived so that was no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Franca Maria offers a variety of different rooms (in Vernazza), all evidently as creatively and functionally designed as mine (#5) -- with most ideally located around Piazza Marconi, the harbor square. Had a smooth and pleasant stay. The owners gladly stored my pack pending my late day departure. Will be the first choice on my next visit to the spectacular... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stayed in Le Rocce (Room #8, I believe) and loved the apartment! The unique layout and design fit with the charm of Vernazza and the cleanliness and service were wonderful, not to mention a great location - just a few steps off of the main square but very quiet at night. During our stay there was a large storm... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed for our 30th Anniversary and had a great time. Giovanni was very nice and arrived promptly to escort us to our room. The view from room 2 is like a postcard. Great restaurants nearby are reasonably priced. If you can only do one hike I recommend taking the train to Monterossa and hiking back to Vernazza. When you... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We paid premium price and got a terrible room next to nosiy alley looking at a brick wall! Then they wanted cash. There is no reception just a door that is locked with a buzzer, at first no one came , we had no idea what to do or where to go. Finally someone walked up and then lead us... More 

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Carmichael, California
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19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Enjoy authentic Vernazza with room from Franca Maria Rooms. We've stayed in a Franca Maria room every summer for 6 years and are always pleased. The location is unbeatable, especially room 1! Their price is exceptionally reasonable, the rooms are well appointed and CLEAN, and the family that runs Franca Maria rooms are simply wonderful. Bravo to Giovanni for finding... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This place is all about location. Room 1 is right above a restaurant in the main square down by the water. If you are looking for a five star hotel, you probably won't find one in Cinque Terre. However, this place was exactly what I envisioned when I was looking at their website prior to booking the trip (and that... More 

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Folsom, CA
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6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

To begin, communication was excellent with the owners (who were a delight). We stayed in Cessa Doia (Room #1), which was a quick walk from the train station. We had a little issue with our arrival time due to full trains, but the owners were very accommodating and understanding. The room location is amazing with a window that opened up... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Hi all, I booked the rooms of franca Maria for two nights 10 days before traveling there and had to cancel two days after receiving the reservation voucher because my companion had an accident. After many emails and calls, they don't want to reimburse at least part of the price for the rooms (250 € for both nights). They are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had a great stay in Vernazza! We stayed in room two, and as i have read in other reviews, it was quite loud at night, but we had a positive attitude about it and just laughed when we could hear small children out late at night, or church bells at 7am every morning. The location was amazing, sitting in... More 

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