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L'Approdo

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Via Pagana, 160, 16035 Rapallo, Italy
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Ranked #7 of 30 Hotels in Rapallo
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated between Rapallo and Santa Margherita on the Italian Riviera which enables exploration of both. We selected this hotel for the great view and terrace that came with the room. We had a top floor room and the view was amazing, the terrace contained sun loungers and chairs and table and enjoyed the finishing touches in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

good hotel for a short stay on the Riviera ligure. good base to visit le Cinque terre . staff very polite , hotel clean and functional . a bit on the expensive site for what it is and for the position , while there is a nice view from the room it is a bit of a dangerous walk to... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your nice review. Your opinion is very important for us. We hope that you will come again in a near future to enjoy the beautiful Golfo del Tigullio Kindest regards G.Bottinelli M More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The area is not cheap, so this accommodation is affordable quality. It is situated approx 2km from Rapallo and 1km from St. Marg Lig, both walkable along the coast. Portofino is 1hr 15 min walk on coast path. We decided to pay extra for top floor, the view was great, the balcony good to have. The room was quiet, comfortable... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We're happy that you spent a nice time with us in San Michele di Pagana, we also think that the view from the balcony of our superior rooms is great and worth while a little extra! Hope to see you again soon G.Bottinelli M More 

Vilnius, Lithuania
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was above great! Amazing staff - so friendly and helpful! They had all bus timetables, helped to find train timetables for Cinque Terre and Milano, had prepared dinner suggestions in S.Margherita and Rapallo. And they recommend only best local dinner places. We had a room in first floor with small terrace and sea view. We also had sunbeds! Our... More 

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

Dear Guests, thank you so much for your beautiful description of the Hotel and for the time you dedicated to it. Thank you also for absolving the 150 mt no sidewalks path! Hope to welcome you in a near future Kindest regards G.Bottinelli More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at l'Approdo in September part of our Italian road trip. Thankfully Rapallo and Portofino was really quiet as the hotel. The view from our balcony was beautiful and the room was spacious&clean. The breakfast was great too with big variety and lovely coffee. Location is perfect expecially if you drive as we did; you can explore... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you very much for sharing your experience with other tirp-advisers! We are all happy that you spent a lovely time with us and that you enjoied the region. September is a perfect time to come in this area, as you said: quiet and sunny. We wish you all the best for 2015 and hope to welcome you... More 

West Sussex
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed for a week in Room 47 which has a superior view over the bay and large balcony with 2 sun loungers, as have the other rooms on this floor. The room is clean and comfortable, decorated in white, with plenty of cupboard space and a large comfortable bed. The bathroom is fitted with a shower, basin, loo and bidet... More 

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

Dear Guest, Marta, Francesca e Cinzia are willing to thank you for your special mention to them which made them very proud! We all are happy that you enjoied your stay with us and hope you will come to visit us again next summer. Thank you for the time you dedicated to us and for your beautiful description of the... More 

Scarborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very friendly and helpful staff. Good location in that it is approx midway between S. Margarita and Rapallo. It is easy to walk to either but a small section of road is without a footpath. There is road noise but this quietens down at night. Very clean rooms and throughout the Hotel. Good choice at breakfast. Very lovely views over... 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. We hope to welcome you again next summer. Kindest regards G. Bottinelli More 

Sedona, Arizona
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The room and bath are very clean and larger than expected. However, despite a lovely large balcony, smoking is permitted outside so neighbor's smoke ruins the experience. The smoke also drifts in if one keeps the door open, which we wanted to do to let the fresh air in. Some kind of chemical-based aroma--not natural --permeated the room and the... More 

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

Dear Guest, I'm really sorry that you found so many problems during your two nights stay with us. As you may have noticed the Hotel is TOTALLY smoke free also in the area of breakfast that is in the garden (!), but of course we can't prevent other guests from somoking in the open air of their terrace. As a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Great location and friendly staff. Hotel is short walk from the centre of Santa Margarita and equally to Rapallo. We upgraded to a superior room with fantastic view. Breakfast is good with great variety of fruits, pastries, juices and coffees. The housekeepers shoved all of our belongings to one corner. We asked for 30min late checkout but it wasn't possible... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your kind words. We're happy that you decided to upgrade to a superior room because this is the best way to appreciate our beautiful view! The purpose of movig personal belongings in the room is of course only that of being able to make a good cleaning underneath, but if you had the... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Good location to visit Liguria. Nice breakfast buffet. The most important thing is very helpful and professional personel . I made my reservation through the hotel itself, they were really great from reservation to stay. I recommend to everyone. Thanks a lot.

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

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your appreciation. We are happy that you spent a nice time with us and hope to welcome you again soon Kindest regards G.Bottinelli More 

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