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Piazza Marconi, 15, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
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La Mala
Ranked #4 of 41 Vernazza B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ahhhh La Mala!.. My partner and I stayed in room 19 in September when we visited Vernazza and the Cinque Terre and we loved it! Gianni came to get our bags from the train station when we arrived and gave us a talking tour of the town on the way to the hotel. He settled us in and recommended some... More

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Toronto
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at La Mala for 3 nites in sept. We booked room # 31. My husband , who is in the hotel business, describes it best as : simple, clean, zen, minimalist but very very comfortable! The view from Room 31 is worth booking a year in advance. You will not regret choosing La Mala. And by the way,me... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Room 19, which has views of the town as well as the harbor and square. The B&B is very quiet and the terrace overlooking the sea is a great place to relax and enjoy a glass of wine. This is a very nice place to stay in Vernazza.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Wonderful, quaint little place. I highly recommend it! First, it is in a great location, and in the great town of Vernazza. A reservation is a must. And while you are making a reservation for this place, be sure to make a reservation for dinner at Belforte. La Mala is small, white, simple, and a little reminiscent of Santorini, of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Stayed here for three nights with my husband from Sept 13. We had to take the cheapest room as when we booked the others had been taken. The room was very clean & styled beautifully but very small. Having access to the gorgeous balcony overlooking the Mediteranean is much needed, especially for the smaller 2 rooms. The balcony, I agree... More

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Montana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a quaint boutique hotel (just 4 rooms) located in the heart of Vernazza. John met us at the train station to help carry our luggage and walk us to La Mala. We stayed in room 20, which had a peek a boo view of the sea. The room is small but very efficient and very clean. It was... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The view from the communal balcony at La Mala is perhaps one of the most beautiful in Vernazza! Both nights we stayed at La Mala, we enjoyed sitting on the balcony with a glass of wine admiring the cliffs, the castle nearby, and the sea below. The location was great, and the service even better (including John who, after we... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My husband and I arrived by train from Siena and fell in love with Varnezza . John met us at the station and carried our bags up the many steps to La Mala that overlooks the town and sea. We chose room 19 as it was a little cheaper but was not disappointed. It is a smaller room but our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My wife and I stayed at La Mala for a few nights. Based on other reviews we requested room 31 and we were not disappointed! The lovely (all white!) room itself is nice, spacious and clean...and the views are incredible - nothing but blue sky and ocean out of the windows! The location in Vernazza is great - you walk... More

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Hong Kong, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stay in room #31, spacious, clean, nice view. Gianni is very helpful. The breakfast included is also very good. It is provide by a resturant in square. 3 mins walk from La mala. Breakfast include a sandwich, croissant, fresh juice and coffee. My wife love most is, we can hear the sea wave when sleeping. Quiet and Peace!!!

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Additional Information about La Mala

Address: Piazza Marconi, 15, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Cinque Terre > Vernazza
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Mala Hotel Vernazza
La Mala Vernazza, Italy - Cinque Terre

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