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Hotel Villa Ombrosa

Via Alcide De Gasperi 9, 57037 Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
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Ranked #17 of 26 Hotels in Portoferraio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wales
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121 reviews 121 reviews
72 hotel reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We have just stayed here for a week and find it hard to understand why so many reviewers rate it as excellent. I agree with “Irene_85” (review 08.05.14) that it’s not a great hotel. Sure, the location is excellent, it’s very quiet at night and the view from our balcony was very nice so we enjoyed sitting out there, watching... More 

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salisbury
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed here for five nights 20th to 25th september 2014.......wish we had booked longer stay. It was only an easy ten minute walk on the level from the ferry terminal and bus station, and ten minutes walk from the old town for strolling and evening meals, yet on a quiet small road. Location was superb. Hotel was very welcoming... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

View from our room is exceptional. You definitely want a sea view. The staff service was superb - despite a language difference, they all had basic English and tried their best to bridge the gap. The two meals a day was great - food was basic but homemade quality. And plenty if quantity with 3 courses at each meal. Very... More 

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Monteal, Quebec
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113 reviews 113 reviews
17 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were part of the 200th Anniversary Dance Party celebrating Napoleon's first month on the island of Elba - and spent 4 lovely days touring the island, eating in a variety of different restaurants - and dancing (English Country aka French Court Style). The Hotel Villa Ombrosa was our base of operations - we scored room 115 - which was... More 

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8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Tucked off the main road but close to the ferry terminal, you will find a small gem of a hotel! It's worth finding if you don't have a vehicle or are only on the Island for a short stay. We were on bikes, and really appreciated both the location and how lovely the hotel was. The rooms are comfortable and... More 

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Florence, Italy
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Elba Island is a beautiful place, with plenty of tourist facilities, but it's pretty hard to find a (good) place to stay in winter. This hotel is one of the few which are opened all the year and it is a good place to stay because it's very close to Portoferraio ferry terminal, it has private parking and a beautiful... More 

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Geelong Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Elba Island, Napolean, the true Italian feel, Portoferraio town (the island's capital), great views and a majestic hotel - what more could we ask for having travelled all the way from Australia to this small island off the Ligurian coast of Italy. And the Villa Ombrosia in such a wonderful setting with gorgeous views over the sea, beach and little... More 

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Bellevue, WA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Elba Island - where Napolean was exiled - is a place where the Italians love to vacation. There are few English speaking locals and you got the feeling they were not happy with Americans showing up on their island. The hotel was nice - rooms were comfortable and clean. What took away from the experience was the treatment at breakfast... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We spent 6 nights at Villa Omrosa. We had half board included and that was a nice experience. (We were 2 persons and paid approx. 100 euro per person per night). You could choose between lunch and dinner and always with three different proposals. The staff was very helpful and if you didn't want to finish a bottle of wine... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Almost all the rooms at the Villa Ombrosa enjoy superb views (most from their own balconies) across the bay north of Portoferraio. It is very well situated for easy access into the port and the old town. The rooms are very small but immaculately clean and well fitted out. The food was not special but was absolutely adequate to our... More 

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Address: Via Alcide De Gasperi 9, 57037 Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Livorno > Elba Island > Portoferraio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Villa Ombrosa Elba Island, Italy - Portoferraio
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