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La Vela Hotel

21 Corso Nicolo Cuneo, 16038 Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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La Vela Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Дубай
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's really wonderful castle. Amazing free breakfast with breathtaking view. Short walk to centre. I have no words to describe that atmosphere. But was truly enjoying! If you want to feel Italian culture best place to stay

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed here in September for 2 nights on a two week Italy/France trip. The hotel building/grounds and the area is very neat and beautiful. We loved the roof top area. Great views of the city. The breakfast was great. The room itself was just a basic room (like an apartment) I did expect it to be as quaint as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Just returned from a one night stay. Hotel is an old castle with a great view from the terrace. Adventure begins immediately on your entrance to the hotel.....WOW!! Pretty tight, uphill curve to get to the parking. Rooms were a good size and clean. Bathrooms were new. Short walk to city center and to catch boat to Portofino. Breakfast buffet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The hotel is an old castle-like building located a short 15 minutes walk outside of the city centre. View from the rooftop is spectacular. Small hotel with a lot of charm. Interior is somewhat worn down, but that adds to the charm thing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This hotel is about 15 minutes walk from central Santa Margherita. It's convenient, clean and pretty cheap. We were upgraded to a sea view room which was great, however this also meant that we received the noise from the nearby train tunnel exit. The curtains are pretty insufficient if you need darkness to sleep. Breakfast was sufficient and there was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The hotel is very old and has a very grand staircase, and I think at one time it was a private house. The room was clean, but tiny and the bathroom not very good. The rooms are decorated in a shabby chic style. The breakfast was fairly simple with nothing special and they did not have any fresh orange juice,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights and were positively surprised by how beautiful the hotel was. We stayed in a room with a view (number 30) which we highly recommend. Compared to other 3 star hotels we stayed in similiar places the room is very spacious, well maintained, bathroom clean and tidy, furniture classic suiting the building with lots of storage room.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed here for two nights. The hotel is beautiful, it makes you feel as if you are in the 1800's, a royal in a castle. However, we were not treated like royals. When we arrived, the women asked for our name, she nodded and stuck her head out the window to my son and husband and spoke rudely to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Average. Reasonable value for money, clean and tidy. Booked a room with view, room small but for the money reasonable. Building obviously was a magnificent house originally but slightly past its best. No mention on website of adjacent train line which runs until fairly late. website states free parking and I was told when I e mailed them there was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Have to say we were very surprised to find it was actually an old castle. Room very clean, great location, beautiful views. Adequate breakfast and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Only 10 minute walk to the the main centre. Would recommend.

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