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La Mala

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Piazza Marconi, 15, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
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MDR
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The elusive experience for me in Italy was peace in the midst of Italy's bustle, yet that is exactly what La Mala provided. In our room was the ocean, country comforts, tea on the patio with fruits and we had only to slip on our shoes to run out and play in Vernazza. I can close my eyes and picture... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

La Màla has a beautiful location! Top of the hill with commanding sea views. We had a smaller room with town views as well as a view of the fort. We were there in November which is fairly quiet so there was no rubbing shoulders with tourists around the 5 beautiful villages of Cinqueterre and climbing up and down was... More 

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

My husband and I arrived by train and Gian met us at the station to show us around and help with our bags. La Mala was one of the highlights of our trip. We stayed in room 26 which has views of the sea. The room actually consists of two rooms on two levels. The bottom level has a day... More 

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3 Thank valbar2015
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

The rooms of La Mala sit astride the promontory of Vernazza, high above the little marina down below and a magnificent view of the sea to the south west. The rooms are a steep stairway walk but the haul is worth the effort for the room. It is painted white, with white bed linen, with two long windows that overlook... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

At this hotel, we had a great view of the town. At night we could open our window and listen to the violist playing for the restaurants below. We enjoy the nice amenities in this hotel, as well as the shares terrace. For breakfast, you get two cards in which you can bring to one of two different cafes which... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We had originally planned to stay in Monterosso, but our first choices were full. So, we decided to try La Mala. We ended up staying in two different rooms due to availability. It was a bit inconvenient, but everything worked out pretty well. The place is near the train station, and Gian met us there to help with luggage and... More 

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Ossie
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We trained from Roma Termini to La Spezia and then changed to the local line to Vernazza. My research on the Cinque Terre told me, out of the five villages , we probably needed to base ourselves in the smallest, most beautiful village- Vernazza. Narrowing down all the accommodation by process of elimination we decided on La Mala. My research... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

So La Mala, where to even start... just stop reading now and see if they have a room for you while you are in Vernazza! I'm sure there are many nice places to stay in Vernazza, but none better than little La Mala... La Mala is 4 precious rooms perched atop one side of the town. The rooms are white... More 

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

We are two couples who just spent two nights in Vernazzo at La Mala. What a great experience. Rooms were clean and neat - views from terrace and room 31 were outstanding. Gian and his mom were very helpful and cinque terre is just an amazing place. If you do the hike to Monterosso, make sure you leave early to... More 

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Thank rookie116
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

La Mala is a beautiful home away from home! The b&b is resided way above all other housing, so it is definitely a hike to get to our room. However, once there, we were blown away by the view of the ocean, castle, and how clean and beautiful the room was. We reserved room 20, the only one left at... More 

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