We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 22 La Spezia hotels

Hotel Nella

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Genova 591, 19134 La Spezia, Italy
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Hotel Nella to your Saves list
Hotel Nella
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
Ranked #4 of 22 hotels in La Spezia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
L T Toronto, Canada
  • Overview
  • Reviews (93)
  • Photos (35)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (7)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

93 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for one night of a very hot day in early June (temperature typical for July/August). I had booked a double room, which was of good size. However, it had a weak AC, and it would have taken hours for the room to come down to an inhabitable temperature (for me around 23 deg. C). I asked for another... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Daniele M, Proprietario at Hotel Nella, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I'm sorry for the problem you had during your stay but it was your choice to change your room with a smaller one beacuse, in your opinion, the AC would have taken hours to cool the room . As I told you when you were here, our AC would not... More

Morro Bay, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at the Hotel Nella in La Spezia. The room was clean with an adequate shower, and there was free dedicated parking. On the second floor there was an outside terrace on which guests could relax after a day of sight-seeing. All the staff were pleasant and helpful, and Cristina (at the front desk) gave us suggestions... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Daniele M, Proprietario at Hotel Nella, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to reviw our hotel. I'm really happy you had a nice stay in our hotel and that the staff was helpful and pleasant. I'm really sorry if you felt the bed too hard but I think the hardness of the bed is very subjective: if it is too soft would not be liked by... More

Alexandria, Virginia
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
33 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We stayed here for two nights exploring Portovenere, La Spezia and of course, Cinque Terre. Located high above the town of La Spezia, this hotel offers clean and spacious room, comfortable beds and very good breakfast. What makes this place outstanding is the friendly and wonderful staff. English is not problem here. The front desk personnel was wonderful providing excursion... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
58 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We spent two nights here touring the 5 villages. The hotel is a great option!! Very,very quiet, it sits In a semi-rural setting a couple miles above La Spezia. The room was spotless and quiet with a wonderful breakfast offered in the morning. We walked the hills surrounding the hotel. The owner speaks flawless English, he is very organized and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Daniele M, Proprietario at Hotel Nella, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, I am glad you enjoyed your stay and that the location, despite the distance from La Spezia, was to his liking. All of us are more than happy to help our guests feels at home and not just customers in a hotel; we know how important it is for you... More

4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This hotel was a perfect spot to stay when visiting Cinque Terre. Keepers where helpful and friendly. Breakfast was normal European style but it was very hard to find, especially arriving at night. More signage would be a major positive. While the room itself was average the shower was rather nice.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Daniele M, Proprietario at Hotel Nella, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, I am glad you enjoyed your stay. I'll keep in mind your advice and I will improve the signs to reach us. Thank you again for choosing us and I hope to be able to have you back soon as our guests More

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Traveling without a GPS-probably foolish- we were not sure we were going to find this hotel. The Via Genova is a winding road complete with many hills and tunnels so common in this part of Italy. When we finally did find the hotel we were very pleased with what we found. The host spoke perfect English which made it very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Zagreb, Croatia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I stayed there a couple of nights when I was on the way for Cinque Terre. The hotel had extra friendly and helpful staff, makes you feel very welcome. Neighborhood was quiet. Breakfast was great and the rooms clean and comfortable. The hotel was a good value for given money. Cinque Terre is very accessible when travelling with a car.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

My wife and I stayed at hotel Nella for one week. It was an ideal location to visit the Cinque Terre and tour the Ligurian coast in our hired car. The hotel was very good value for money. The staff were very friendly and helpful and made you feel welcome and at home in the hotel. The hotel was spotlessly... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The Hotel Nella is a reasonable hotel. We had two rooms - one was a regular rooms that we would rate as middle-of-the-road (nice way of saying average) and the other one well...I couldn't call it anything less than a tarted-up broom closet. Looking at the good aspects of the hotel, we found the staff very friendly and helpful with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

We were welcomed by a lovely lady who showed us to our rooms despite the late hour. Car was parked opposite the hotel in a private parking lot & we were ready to get some rest. However, we could a couple from somewhere in the hotel murming & talking for an hour which kept us awake. Apart from this, the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Hotel Nella, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Nella? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Nella

Address: Via Genova 591, 19134 La Spezia, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Province of La Spezia > La Spezia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Nella 3*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Tingo, Expedia, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your Hotel Nella reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Nella Hotel La Spezia

35 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (6)
Dining (1)
Bathroom (1)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (30)
Hotel & grounds (8)
Room/suite (12)
Bathroom (5)
View from room (2)
Dining (1)
Other (2)


Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Founded in 1921 and run by the same family ever since, Hotel Nella is nestled in the green hills overlooking the Gulf of La Spezia, just a few kilometers from the city center, in a quiet, peaceful environment. Its strategic location makes it easy to reach downtown La Spezia and all of the area's major tourist sites, while also offering a favored position for visiting the picturesque villages of Liguria's hinterland. Featuring a dedicated and personalized service, it is the ideal destination for planning your stay to discover the "Cinque Terre National Park", a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Portovenere and its islands, or to spend a quiet day at the sea on the sandy beaches of Lerici and San Terenzo.- All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, Sky TV, and free Wi-Fi- Large, free, private parking available, also for tour buses- 5 km from the ferry boat boarding pier with services to the Cinque Terre and Portofino- 4 km from the La Spezia train station, with trains to the Cinque Terre, Genoa, Pisa, and Florence ... more   less 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer