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L'Approdo

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Pagana, 160, 16035 Rapallo, Italy
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Ranked #7 of 29 hotels in Rapallo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We found the Hotel clean and tidy. Great location, closer to Santa Margherita than Rapallo, easy to walk to Santa Margherita and a great area to visit Portofino and the villages of the Cinque Terre. Public transport (Bus) directly out the front of the Hotel. Some staff friendly,some dismissive at times. I felt that service was lacking.We were not allowed... More

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grerico, Proprietario at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am sorry that you felt unconfortable with us and that in your opinion the "service was lacking". Let me begin by writing that we as mangement can't arrange any matter if we are not informed of it; so I give everyone the advice to speak to the Hotel staff for EVERY need you might have. It is... More

Saratoga Springs,Ny
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This hotel is listed as being in Rapallo but is so close to Santa Margherita Ligure, that we were able to walk into lovely “Santa” easily in 15 minutes. The hotel itself is very modern, very clean, the breakfasts were excellent. I had advised them that it was our 45th anniversary,and requested an extra special room - they provided us... More

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grerico, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your super-kind words! We all are grateful for your appreciation and hope to welcome you again in L'Approdo di San Michele. Best Regards G.Bottinelli More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Very clean and tidy! Excellent view! Very good point in order to visit Portofino & Cinque Terre. Parking is a problem in the area, so remember to book a parking space, along with the room.Suffers in the area of service that will make you feel obliged.

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grerico, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to write a review on our Hotel . I'm sorry that you found the Hotel to be behind your expectations (even if I could't quite understand why), and wish you will find a more suitable location on your next Italian trip. Best regards G. Bottinelli More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

It is a great hotel, simple but very good. We went in october, on holiday and found it on tripadvisor. When arrived we had the room upgraded which was a very nice surprise. The room was good, staff very nice (excellent) and the breakfast good. We for sure will go back.

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grerico, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your nice words of appreciation. We hope to welcome you back next year Kindest regards G.Bottinelli More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights in early October and wish we had stayed for longer. We paid a little extra and booked one of the rooms on the highest floor with a bigger balcony. It was money well spent, the view was simply breathtaking. The hotel staff speak perfect English, and are very friendly and informative. They restaurant recommendations... More

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grerico, Proprietario at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your very very kind appreciation. Your description of the Hotel made us proud! We hope that other guests will follow your advice to directly book trough our web side in order to have a superior room! Hope to welcome you again next summer Kind Regards Greta Bottinelli More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

The hotel is clean, modern, and very scenic. The staff were friendly and very helpful. The view from our balcony was breathtaking. A wonderful value compared to prices in Portofino and Santa Margharita.Great breakfast too. Overall and excellent experience.

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grerico, Proprietario at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your beautiful words. We are all happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you again in a near future Kindest Regards G.Bottinelli More

Istanbul, Turkey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

As we were trying to schedule our Liguarian Coast Trip, Portofino was the center of our affection, yet after experiencing the whole coast I have to confess I am extremely, utterly, pleased that we chose L'Approdo as our home base.... Maps can be deceiving, if you are thinking that Rapallo is of the beaten path (like we did, prior to... More

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grerico, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your super-kind review. Your words made us very are proud of our small Hotel! We hope to be your "home away from home" again on your next visit in Liguria Best regards Greta Bottinelli More

Courtice Ontario
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Our room was clean, modern and even though it was bright had a very cozy feel. We were told we'd have a partial view but were absolutely blown away when we looked outside. We weren't so high up but could have still spent hours on our veranda just gazing. The staff were so courteous and helpful and breakfast was good.... More

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grerico, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for this very nice review your opinion is very important for us. What a pity that you have not told us about your problem with the bed because we do have softer matress for guests who prefer them and also different kind of pillows (softer, harder etc). Next time we will get the room ready for... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

My girlfriend and I have just returned home after a little under a week in Santa Margarita, where my friend was getting married. The hotel was clean and modern without being clinical. The staff were warm, helpful and genuine. This goes for all of the staff on site. The location, for me, was perfect. Some people like being in the... More

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grerico, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you so much for your very kind words. Your description is very careful and precise and it will surely help other guest in making the best choice for thei holiday! We really hope to welcome you again in a near future. Kindest Regards Greta Bottinelli More

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for 5 nights. It is a beautiful, peaceful hotel on the outskirts of Santa Margherita Ligure. The hotel staff were beyond helpful and kind - the receptionist staff all spoke English. On arrival the receptionist gave us detailed maps of the area, advice on the best places to go, train and boat... More

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grerico, Proprietario at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your nice words about the staff the hotel and the rooms, we all appreciate it very much. This is the very first time that we read a review about the loudness of our room shutters! We will surely check it, but had you come to the reception we would have tried our best... More

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Additional Information about L'Approdo

Also Known As:
l`Approdo Hotel
l`Approdo Hotel Rapallo
l Approdo Rapallo
l Approdo Hotel Rapallo
Address: Via Pagana, 160, 16035 Rapallo, Italy
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Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Rapallo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Rapallo
#7 Romantic Hotel in Rapallo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — L'Approdo 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
L'Approdo is a three star Hotel in a unique position overlooking the splendid bay of S.Michael. Hotel recently renovated, modern neat and clean. ... more   less 
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