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Balbi Family Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Balbi 21/3, 16126 Genoa, Italy
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Ranked #32 of 88 hotels in Genoa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sofia, Bulgaria
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

It is a perfect family hotel and just 5-minute walk from the railway station. The room service was great and the staff was polite to all customers. I had to catch an early morning flight and the receptionist arranged a taxi early in the morning for a nominal rate. They also helped me to weigh my luggage in order to... More

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16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stayed at the Balbi Family Hotel for two nights in early October. We arrived by train at Genova Piazza Principe - it was only about a 5 minute walk from the train station which was great (we arrived by train from Pisa and also used the train to travel to Cinque Terre) and was quite straightforward to find. The... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

I was planned to stay 2 night in this nice n simple hotel but later i had to go back..even if originary i alreasy check in for 2 night the owner was so kind n cancel my 2 night without any surcharge..:-) The hotel is in great location..near railway station and a few minutes from center n old port.the rooms... More

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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is in a great location! Close to train Station and not far from city centre! The breakfast was good we enjoyed it very much! The rooms were a great size! We were a couple and another single guy. The service was great! We were trying to rent Vespas to go to the almalfi coast and the gentleman called... More

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Mirleft, Morocco
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I just needed some cheap, central place where I could spend up to two nights when waiting for the ferry to Tangier. This was a lucky pick: * central: sights, train station and close to historic, cruise and ferry ports * friendly and helpful: I was welcomed with a quick introduction of the overall city layout and detailed instructions on... More

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Staff were very helpful. They went out of their way to accommodate a GF breakfast for me which was fantastic. We had a large room with fresco on ceiling - added character to our stay The hotel handy to port and aquarium as well as ferries to Cinque Terre. No shortage of eating places nearby Very pleasant stay. Would have... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

although the hotel rooms have a really bad forniture abd there is no elevator, the staff is really polite, the location is perfect, the breakfast too. I would go again although you have to be lucky with the room

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Calgary, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

We spent one night at Hotel Balbi. It is located on the second floor of an old building that is loaded with charm and character. You can easily walk to many of Genova's sights so the location is perfect. We arrived on a week-ned so the parking on the street across from the hotel was free. The room was spacious... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Hotel Balbi is fine for a night or two in Genova. You can explore the town on foot from there, and the street is easy to find. The place has a certain old fashioned charm. Be warned that it is on the second floor and there is no lift. The free wi-fi is a bonus.

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Rome, Italy
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20 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Been here for a 2 night stay to get the Whole family to the Acquarium in Genova. We're 5 and getting a good room for a decent cost can be very difficult, expecially in the city center. So we get this hotel name via Booking.com. Inside an historic building in the very city center (200mt from the Harbor and from... More

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Address: Via Balbi 21/3, 16126 Genoa, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Genoa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Balbi Family Hotel 2*
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