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Hotel Calypso

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Via Matteotti 8, 18039 Ventimiglia, Italy
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oostende
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few steps from the trainstation and the beach, right in the middle of the new town and only a few minutes walking to the old town. Spotless bathroom and room with balcony and streetview for 90 euro, breakfast included. Continental breakfast was ok. Staff ok. This certainly is a hotel I would recommend!!!

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

So, the bed is ok, breakfeast is poor (some of the breads from day before), air condicioned doens t works in cold temperature, the view is horrible from the window. Is ok for stay maximum one night in that place. The cleaners are very friendly staff and help in all you need.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My husband, daughter and I were visiting the French Riviera and decided it would be fun to go to Italy for the night. We arrived with no plans and found this hotel in a great location to the beach, restaurants, shopping, etc. The price was quite high for what we got. €110 ($155 CAD) for an outdated musty smelling room.... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Three Canadian couples stayed at The Calypso for three nights. We loved it!! Very convenient to everything in the town, especially the Friday Market, which is not to be missed. The rooms were clean and the bathrooms beautiful! Two of us had balconies, be sure to ask for a room with this feature. Breakfast was more than expected and delicious.... More 

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Moreno A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Calypso, responded to this review

Great to read such a nice review from you! We are truly glad you all enjoyed your stay and had the chance to visit the enormous Friday market which comes every week just next to Calypso. You definitely chose the right 3 days to come to visit our Ventimiglia! Greetings from the warm Flowers Riviera and wish you a wonderful... More 

kelowna
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Just spent one night after a long train ride. The night lady was very nice and served a great cold breakfast. Price was a bit higher than we have paid for a shared bath but everything is spotlessly clean and beds so comfortable...great sheets! No problem with shared bath and very close by. Highly recommend the Calypso!

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Moreno A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Calypso, responded to this review

Dear Laura, we are pleased to notice you enjoyed your stay at Calypso and we really feel satisfied you would recommend this hotel to other people. Thank you a lot for reviewing us and hope to welcome you back in summer, when you can also enjoy the beautiful weather and the amazing beach. Have a great 2015, HC More 

Perth, Australia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
42 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Deciding to break our journey between central France and central Italy, we picked Ventimiglia as it was on the beach only 20 minutes to Monaco and San Remo, was quiet and from what we had seen was quite interesting. When we looked at the available options for a hotel stay via the Internet (including reviews of Hotel Calypso), we decided... More 

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Moreno A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Calypso, responded to this review

Dear Prholst, thanks so much for your complete review. I'm really glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and I really thank you for the nice words you spent about us. Reading good news from our guests is always satisfying, specially if it's about our hospitality, cause we try to do our best to let our customers feel at home.... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Location is the best thing about this hotel. Wifi was strong. We had a room with a balcony looking out at other apartments out the back, while nothing spectacular it was lovely to have somewhere to sit down outside. Room was basic but clean. The shower is a bit of a weird set up, a shower over a bath tub,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Found by accident. Wanted to stay a commutable distance from Monaco for F1. Simple hotel family run with charm and simple needs all covered. Breakfast is fabulous with lots of fresh food served from before 7 until 10. Perfect start for a busy day. Staff catered well for guests needs. Room cleaned every day with fresh towels. A real bonus!!!... More 

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Moreno A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Calypso, responded to this review

Dear Jan, we are always glad when kind customers like you find our hotel by accident and definitely enjoy the stay. Thanks so much for choosing us, we look forward to hosting you again next time and don't hesitate to let us know your preferences about view, bathroom and floor. We really appreciate your nice review, HC More 

Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

As I prepare for my 4th trip to Hotel Calypso (in June) I thought i would write another review from my stay last year (see previous reviews regarding Stay 1 and 2). For those that are not familiar to Ventimiglia this hotel has a fantastic location. Right in the middle of the shops, cafes and a 1 min walk to... More 

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Moreno A, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Calypso, responded to this review

Thank you so much again for your fantastic review, we are pleased to hear we are still your favorite hotel to spend your Italian holiday with. It's really assuring to receive comments such as yours and we can't wait to see you again around our unique Riviera, HC More 

Australia
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226 reviews 226 reviews
69 hotel reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

At 88 euro including breakfast this hotel is excellent value. The reception is welcoming and helpful. The rooms are basic but adequate, comfortable and very clean. The ensuites are new looking, spacious. The shower had good pressure and good hot water. There is a small balcony with furniture to relax on and enjoy the bustle below. Some rooms have a... More 

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Moreno89, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Calypso, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this thorough review, we are thrilled you enjoyed you stay. It's always nice to receive comments like yours, we'd be happy to host you on your next trip to Southern Europe. HC More 

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