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Piazza Marconi, 15, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
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La Mala
Ranked #5 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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18 helpful votes 18 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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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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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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Whitefish, Montana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were met by John (the owner) at the train station. A quick call upon our arrival and he was there in minutes to haul our bags up the many stairs where La Mala is located. Because of the location, the views from La Mala are breath-taking. There is a shared veranda (by all the guests) overlooking the Mediterranean. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place is fabulous! Gianni helped us (mother and daughter with way too much luggage) both coming and going. The room was small, but so clean and new. We would stay there again in a heart beat! We visited all the five towns and Vernazza is the best! There is a fabulous gelateria near by with cinnamon gelato to die... More

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San Francisco, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Loved our stay at La Mala -- beautiful, clean rooms with comfy bed and nice bathroom, plus a great view overlooking the sea from the common balcony. Gianni was kind enough to meet us at the train station and help with our luggage, plus recommend restaurants and make reservations. He could not have been nicer. Bring cash (15% more to... More

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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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