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Hotel San Michele

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Via dei Giardini, 6, 67100 L'Aquila, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The staff was exceptionally nice and helpful. Good atmosphere. Clean and pleasant rooms. Ours had a beautiful balcony. Centrally located and still quiet. Abundant buffet breakfast with excellent coffee. Highly recommendable.

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Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

The breakfast is good. The staff are friendly and helpful. The bathrooms and clean and large. The single room is tiny by European and particularly Italian standards. There was also a problem with insects. For €60 per night this was not the best value.

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San Francisco, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

L'aquila is a great looking city. Unfortunately, it is still recovering from the devastating 2009 earthquake. We stopped here on the way to Rome, and didn't realize that there would be so few hotel options. Thankfully the Hotel San Michele was operating and had a room available. The young man at the front desk was incredibly helpful. Our room was... More 

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stmichele, Responsabile reception at Hotel San Michele, responded to this review

Dear Mike, thank you for your kind review and for share with the TA community your visit in L'Aquila. We do all the best for offer an enjoyable stay to our Guests and we are happy to know that your experience was extremely positive. L'Aquila, after the eartquake, still a beatufil town and we hope that you can visit it... More 

Madrid, Spain
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66 reviews 66 reviews
50 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

A nice, clean hotel, close to the city center. Helpful staff, good breakfast (cold cuts and cheese, plus a vast assortment of traditional Italian breakfast items, from yoghurt to biscuits, cakes, pastries, fruit and cereals), cable TV and wireless internet service in every room. Couldn't ask for more at 60 euro per night. The city is still virtually empty -... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

my mother came from l,aquila and as a family we would go there during the school holidays for 6 weeks,wanted to go back to see the changes after the earthquake in 2009.got the ARPA bus from rome to l,aquila approx 90mins.very sad to say that the whole of the city centre has been destroyed,it used to be a vibrant place... More 

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Willow, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

In a city still hard hit but a 2009 earthquake, the San Michele was an oasis. The staff was extremely helpful with directions. Our rental GPS hadn't been updated and there were many road closures and detours. The staff was great at keeping us on track. Morning breakfast was outstanding. While rooms are small, they're well appointed, and have great... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

I just stayed there overnight while on business to L'Aquila and found this to be very comfortable and reasonably priced. The front desk staff all spoke excellent English and the breakfast staff were very attentive. If you don't want the standard coffee at the breakfast table you are more than welcome to have a more specialized coffee (Cafe lungo, cafe... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Hotel San Michele in centro L'Aquila is an oasis amongst buildings silenced by the earthquake of 2009. I consider it my own little find and have stayed there many times. It's quiet, sunny, and staffed with caring young people.

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Rome, Italy
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111 reviews 111 reviews
18 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We stayed one night on a short trip to see the snow from Rome. The hotel was just what we wanted: welcoming, warm, clean and with a lovely view of snowy peaks over the rooftops. L'Aquila is still sadly devastated by the 2009 quake and it's hard to see whether rebuilding is going on or if a lot of buildings... More 

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

We spent two nights at Hotel San Michele near the end of November as we wanted to see how L'Aquila was faring after the 2009 earthquake. The hotel was very comfortable, the room was warm, spacious and very clean. Very nice bathroom as well. We got a 4th floor room so we'd have some view and it was nice to... More 

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