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Hotel San Desiderio

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Via S. Desiderio 4, 16035 Rapallo, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were treated more like family than paying customers. Marco and Filipo, a sometimes breakfast bartender, and a cute dog made sure that we were safe, happy, satisfied, and had an excellent breakfast and espresso to start each day! We initially planned to come here from Genoa and use Rapallo as a base for day trips to Santa Margherita and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Stayed 7 nights with 2 friends. When we planned trip, it was only two of us, but added a friend at the last minute and asked if they could accommodate her in our room. They did by adding an extra bed. It was a little crowded, but we spent so little time in our room that we hardly noticed. The... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I spent two nights with my partner and son at this very nice, centrally located small hotel in Rapallo. The hotel is central, but quiet and has double glazing. It's clean, the mattresses are of good quality and it has everything you could possibly need in the room (hairdryer, safe, small fridge, kettle). You also get two complimentary water bottles... More 

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Klaipeda, Lithuania
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Останавливались в отеле в августе 2014года. Очень понравилось! Домашняя обстановка. Очень дружелюбные хозяева Филиппо и Марко,как родные люди. Великолепные завтраки. В любое время предложат очень вкусный кофе. Расположение отеля очень хорошее.В самом центре,на спокойной улице и близко к вокзалу и набережной. Отель 2 звезды,но не во всех 5 звёздах такая атмосфера и обслуживание. Вернёмся обязательно!!!!!!! We were staying in hotel... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Just look past the basic little entry area and you will find a wonderful charming little place. The hosts were delightful, very helpful and welcoming. Our room window had good block out from the early morning light, very clean, and all rooms had lovely different decors. The small touches in the room made a difference i.e. tissues, toiletries, lollies, waters,... More 

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84 reviews 84 reviews
71 hotel reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed 2 nights in May 2014 as part of a wider 51 day trip through parts of Europe. Paid €70 pn for each double bed room (two large twins pushed together so like a king bed almost). Room #109 (friends had room #108). Rate included lovely breakfast with fresh juices, coffees, cheeses, cold meats, fruits, cereals, yoghurts, bread, jams, croissants,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

We spent three wonderful nights at this charming friendly little oasis. It is a little hard to find ( a well kept secret I guess) but once you find this haven down a little street you have found a home away from home. The hosts Marco and Phillipe welcome you like long lost family and do their utmost to make... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Good choice for a short break in Rapallo. It was our base for visiting Cinque Terre. Seashore and railway station (train to Cinque Terre) are nearby. Rooms are small, but clean and come with bathroom, refrigerator, airco and small safe. The owners are very friendly (men spreekt Nederlands!) and helpful. Breakfast was very good for Italian standards, but the cappuccino... More 

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Moraga, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

My wife and I, we stayed at the hotel for 3 nights in September 2013 and had a great time. Filippo and Marco are super hosts. They went out of their ways to help us to explore this beautiful area by train, bus and boat. They also recommended 2 nice restaurants to us. We ate at Marco restaurant and the... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Welcomed by the friendly and very helpful Marco. He assisted us with Train & Flight bookings. Hotel within walking distance to Waterfront, Station and Ferry Port. Room equiped with all you need. Very clean and the Breakfast in the garden something to remember. Definate value for money. Ideal base to explore areas like Santa Margherita and Portefino. Will definately promote... More 

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