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Grand Hotel Portovenere

4.0 of 5 Via Garibaldi, 5, 19025 Porto Venere, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Elm Grove, Wisconsin
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My wife and I stayed here in Sept. 2014, using this as our base for exploring Cinque Terre. The service here was superb. The front desk staff was extremely helpful in negotiating travel issues across Italy for us. The room was spectacular overlooking the picturesque town and harbor. The free Wi-Fi was appreciated. Although we might have paid less to... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Prob no need for another review since all the reviews seems the same as mine, but I will write the review since the hotel was very nice. The staff were very kind and welcoming. Reservation confirmation email came within a day of booking from the hotel. The room we stayed was double classic room which was very neat and clean,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The renovated room, the in-room equipment and the whole atmosphere in the hotel helps to enjoy staying here. Hotel’s free Wi-Fi is highly appreciated. The view from the terrace is unforgettable. The place is very good as a base to explore Cinque Terre by boat or other means. We arrived by our car late at night, we secured the car... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The location is absolutely perfect, just by the end of the bay, facing the entrance of the harbour. The view is stunning and by far, the best place to stay in the whole area. The proximity to the entrance of the castle and the fact it has a parking are a plus. Good breakfast facing the bay, and attentive staff.... More 

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Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear Patmart, Thank you for posting a kind review of your stay at Grand Hotel Portovenere. The location of the hotel is ideal for the leisure traveller, with many of Portovenere's must-see sights within walking distance, and an adjacent ferry boat for quick and easy connections to Cinque Terre. We are always delighted to hear good feedback about the staff,... More 

Weston, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Welcoming staff, great location, amazing views and an awsome Restaurant. We went to spend a couple of night for my birthday and asked for a good restaurant, after having breakfast at the hotel restaurant, I decided to celebrate my birthday there and it was a great choice. The rooms are also very nice!

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Louisiana
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Great place -- short walking distance to everything including the boats to the Cinque Terre, lovely rooms, good breakfast, beautiful views and a friendly and helpful staff. One of the really good things is that parking, which is hard to find in the area, was right next door. This was my 3rd visit to Portovenere and by far the best... More 

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New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My family of 6 adults stayed at The Grand Hotel Portovenere for 5 nights from Sept. 25-Sept. 30 2014. What a great find on the Riviera coast! The staff was excellent with their service. Antonio, the GM, was most welcoming and greeted us each day and night in the lobby. The receptionists, particularly Megan, always greeted us with warm smiles... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I rarely write reviews but feel this hotel is worth the effort. We just recently returned from a 10 year wedding anniversary week on the Italian Riviera. I chose this hotel based on other reviews and, for once, they were right! Our stay started with a pleasant surprise when we were presented by a delicious complementary bottle of champagne, on... More 

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Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear Across_th I truly appreciated the time you've taken to share your feedback about your recent experience at the Grand Hotel Portovenere. It is a pleasure to read that your stay was matching your expectations and that you have appreciated our hospitality and the unique scenario surronding our Hotel. I also wanted to thank you for your comments regarding your... More 

Canberra, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Really glad we found this place — would not stay anywhere else if we come back to Portovenere. No where else has this quintessential view of Portovenere. We loved sipping our limoncello on the balcony as the sun set, boats moored, and people mulled around quietly below us. Our corner-deluxe room had a lovely cross-breeze that really cooled the room... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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39 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Stayed here for three nights in the middle of september and what a lovely stay it was. We where given a room on the fifth floor with a fantastic balcony overlooking the city of Portovenere. The hotel has newly been refurbished and looks very nice indeed. We had breakfast at the restaurant terrace each morning with great selection of scrambled... More 

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Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear ThomasBergen, Thank you kindly for your review of Grand Hotel Portovenere. We are glad that your overall experience was more than positive, and that you have enjoyed Portovenere and the surronding area. I have noted your concerns regarding our Palmaria Restaurant service and I would like to take this opportunity to extend my apologies for the inconvenience caused to... More 

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Additional Information about Grand Hotel Portovenere

Address: Via Garibaldi, 5, 19025 Porto Venere, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Porto Venere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Portovenere 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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