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Hotel Birillo

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Via Dei Mille 11-13, 19121 La Spezia, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Windhoek, Namibia
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111 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel because if the location which is close to the harbor, the port and the downtown. The location was great. The staff is great. The breakfast is great. However... The walls are thin and we could hear the scooter traffic late at night. We also heard everything in the neighboring room which was more than we wanted... More 

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Giaveno
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 3 days in La Spezia because of a jazz workshop and I chose this little but central hotel. In maximum 10 minutes you reach the Station to get the trains to reach the 5 Terre and you are 2 few minutes far from the pedonal area. The rooms are little but clean and the personal really really friendly.... More 

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HotelBirillo, Responsabile reception at Hotel Birillo, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review! We loved your way to describe the situation, the fact that you loved the morning cakes and our staff being so kind and remember : A DAY WITHOUT A LAUGHTER IS A DAY WASTED see you next time More 

Australia
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18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff are very sweet and helpful. The rooms are basic but very clean. Very convenient location to public transport. Parking on site is convenient. Building needs some work, no lift to top floors, but has great potential.

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HotelBirillo, Responsabile reception at Hotel Birillo, responded to this review

Hello! Yes you're right, the building is not new, but we're trying to do all our best just to make everything ( what we can do ) better, and modern and fresh! But we're happy that you liked the situation,...maybe if you're coming again, wish to see you next time Bye bye More 

Brooklyn, New York
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't say enough nice things about Sara and Dominico. They are clearly so invested in making the guest experience the best it can be and go out of their way to be helpful. Sara is such a consummate host that staying at Birillo is almost like staying at her house, which is a good thing! They helped us out... More 

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HotelBirillo, Responsabile reception at Hotel Birillo, responded to this review

Oh thank you...well it's me who has to be thankful for the prosciutto al tartufo left that you gave us...Yum :) Very happy that you appreciated allour staff, the yummy breakfast in the morning, the position and everything Thank you for sharing your experience with other people, and with us, so we're sure that we succeded in making you happy... More 

Los Angeles, California
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145 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The hotel is about a 5-10 minute walk from the train station/downtown, which is convinient. The staff is friendly and the breakfast is very good for this price range. Wifi worked from the room. My room was big and comfortable. However, had the company invested a little more in sound proofing (I could hear the person in the next room... More 

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HotelBirillo, Responsabile reception at Hotel Birillo, responded to this review

Hello we're happy that your stay here was nice and comfortable Yes we're still under renovation, we trying our best but unfortunately we're not allowed to do everything we want I'm trying to make everybody understand :( Thank you anyway More 

Andreas, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

I just checked out today. Breakfast was good, staff were very friendly and helpful, location is close to the centre of town, room was clean enough but the decor and fitting were obviously old. With a wee bit of updating this could be a very nice little hotel.

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HotelBirillo, Responsabile reception at Hotel Birillo, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your review I guess you're talking about the stairwell, is not exactly the best, but unfortunately it is not our property and we have to leave it as it is, not the same for the rooms :) we renovated almost all of them :) ciao More 

Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

My Wife and I (29 and and 32 years old at the time respectively) stayed here last summer. The new owners had just taken over and were in the process of renovating the place. We received one of the newly renovated (very clean) rooms and were told beforehand that the washroom was small. They had tried to alter the washrooms... More 

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HotelBirillo, Responsabile reception at Hotel Birillo, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your review even after long time Well about the bathrooms the fact is that, not being owners, we don't have the authorization to change bathroom sizes...than you for mentioning the cake....it was a citrus and coconut cake made with the big Lemons of Monterosso...not only the taste is wonderful but it's totally natural, good for health... More 

Queensland, Australia
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I stayed at this hotel for 6 nights with some friends.Upon arriving in my room I thought my review was going to be a bad one. Soo many things I could criticize but the generosity and friendliness of Sara and her husband (forgot his name) put all the little defects into the background. I had a single occupancy double room... More 

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HotelBirillo, Responsabile reception at Hotel Birillo, responded to this review

That's a great thing When people change their mind and they don't stop at the cover, we know we did a good job And now we know that you like us, we wait for you again ! =) More 

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Let me begin by saying that I may not have been careful enough in booking this hotel. We generally stay in a slightly better quality, so maybe I fell for the cheaper price and didn't realize I was heading downmarket from where we usually stay. I also fell like the owners/management are trying so hard and are so lovely, that... More 

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HotelBirillo, Responsabile reception at Hotel Birillo, responded to this review

Hello, we're sorry if you're stay was not perfect. Of course we try our best and we keep on trying to renovate and improove everyday but of course we cannot satisfy everybody. People are different with different tastes and sometimes reading good reviews made you believe that everything could be perfect for everybody. Be careful when you book and read... More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

In the middle of La Spezia and easy to access the train station for Cinque Terre. Market is a couple of blocks away and so is the center of town with shopping and eateries. Great breakfast at hotel with lots of home made goodies. Coffee made on request. Very friendly and helpful staff! Comfortable room. Quaint bathroom.

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HotelBirillo, Responsabile reception at Hotel Birillo, responded to this review

Thank you so much Everything you find here is just our personal style, from the redecoration (the bathroom too), to breakfast to every single thing we're trying to improove here Thank you for mentioning the position because we are very central, next to the station, the port, and 2 mins walking distance from the centre/shopping/historical area. See you next time... More 

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