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La Mala

Certificate of Excellence
Piazza Marconi, 15, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
La Mala
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Odder, Denmark
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed 6 nights in room 26 and took advantage of the possibility to use a third bed in a small seperate room. Not much to add to what other reviewers are saying: fantastic views and beautiful room and a good base for exploring beautiful Cinque Terre. Out of the 2 breakfast possibilities offered, Ananassa bar at the square was the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unless you are unable to manage many many steps, this small guest house is highly recommended. Spotless contemporary decor a nice contrast to the rest of Cinque Terre. Gian met us at the train station right on schedule and carried our bags up to the room. Also helped us with bags on departure. Although located at the main square, very... More 

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Valdosta, Georgia
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85 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived and John met us at the train station. Short walk to steps up to rooms. Being in 50's I appreciated the help w the bags. We were in rooms 31 and 19. Best rooms in our opinion. Wife and I stayed in 31. Wow!!! What a view. Daughters stayed in 19 w view of Vernazza. John was very... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Mala has a gorgeous terrace and view and our room (21) was fantastic. Very modern, large, and clean. Gian was also wonderful. I'm a 71 yo man w/only one ACL so the climb to the room took a little effort, but well worth it. I also walked to three other villages- breathtaking!! Would stay there again in a heartbeat.

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Orinda, California
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I loved staying here. It is very modern and clean. The bed was comfortable. The bathrooms are also modern and spacious and function well. The roomy marble shower with good water pressure was a lifesaver after a day of hiking and riding trains. The air conditioning was wonderful, also a lifesaver. We spent some time both nights on the patio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We booked room 20 at La Mala for our honeymoon, it was the only room available at the time (around 4 months prior to my stay). Gian was a great host and was easily contactable. He met us at the station and helped us with our luggage which was incredibly helpful with those steps in Vernazza! It was a short... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

La Mala is a beautiful hotel. It is quite a hike up, so if you have any mobility issues, this would not be for you. Our room was quiet enough, we could hear the frogs at night. We had breakfast each morning at the place by the waterfront, which was good. Everything was immaculately clean. We had room 19, which... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent 3 nights at La Mala while visiting the Cinque Terre with friends. We stayed in room 20 with a great view of the tower in Vernazza. We were met at the train station by Gian who carried our bags up many steep stairs to the hotel. This in and of itself was worth the price... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Stayed 2 nights at La Mala in Vernazza on the beautiful Cinque Terre. Whilst the room (Room 20) was a little small in was immaculately maintained. The bed was a tad hard for us but that is a very personal choice. It has an outstanding terrace overlooking the sea about 20 metres above the coast line. A great place to... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We arrived in Vernazza at the train station and were met by Gian's mother, Amanda, and a young guy with muscles! (As Gian was out of town till later) They carried our luggage to the hotel up the large amount of steps and Amanda showed us around and made us feel very welcome. Our room was on the small side... More 

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