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Vis a Vis Hotel

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Via della Chiusa 28, 16039 Sestri Levante, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grass Valley, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here in May 2015. This hotel has 380 degree views of the Baia de Silencio and the Sea and the surrounding countryside. The staff is very cordial and goes out of their way to make sure you are 100% satisfied. This is a warm and inviting hotel that has its own elevator to the street... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Vis a Vis boasts the most beautiful 360 degree panaramic view of this beautiful town between Portofino and Cinque Terra. Not only are the views superb, but the service efficient and friendly and the rooms clean and modern. I especially enjoyed the steam room, heat pool and jacuzzi which was a superb way to end off a hiking trail whic... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The picture does not do the Vis-à-Vis Hotel justice. It is set high up above the town, with 360° views in the 5th floor restaurant and 4th floor bar of the Ligurian Sea, the red-tiled roofs, the pastel-colored houses, the abundant greenery. One accesses it from the Via del Chiusa, walking through what looks like a neon lit tunnel the... More 

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Sarasota, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 8 nights here as part of the University of Alabama Alumni trip with AHI tours. Beautiful hotel, clean, good service but not very happy with the food. Breakfast buffet was ok but not special. Dinner was "haute" cuisine instead of the more popular Italian dishes we expected.

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Verona, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When arriving to Sestri Levante we were greeted by a lovely front desk clerk who was so helpful and offers us an upgrade to a beautiful suite. Every aspect of this hotel was fabulous from location to the outside bar and pool. I will definitely visit this location again!

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Kauai, Hawaii
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We stayed in Sestri Levante to be close to Cinque Terra and we wound up staying at Vis a Vis Hotel. It is a family owned (Swiss family I believe) and operated business and it's tucked away on a hill that overlooks the sea. This is a really nice place to stay, very personal, quaint, right down the block from... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

it is all about the views. Breakfast room and bar on top floor provide amazing views, not to beat. Good facilities too with a heated top floor pool. However, it is a bit old fashioned , we referred to it as 1970s style. Rooms are small but clean and some have its own little terrace with sun beds which is... More 

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Luray, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We flew into Milan and stayed at Vis a Vis for our first night which is about 2 1/2 hours from Milan - the views, food and customer service were incredible! It was the perfect spot to start our vacation.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This hotel is located very well in the beautiful village of Sestri Levante and being close to the ocean and the train station (for trips into Cinque Terre) it is perfect for people who want to go hiking but also have a luxury place to stay. Great roof terrace, nice views from the restaurant and the rooms.

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San Francisco, CA
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3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

"Life is Beautiful" staying in Room 215 during our annual visit to the Vis a Vis -- We leave our hearts until our return with the staff: Laura's attention to our special requests, also the entire helpful, warm and friendly staff, and especially Fabrizzio's FABULOUS cocktail hour after a day spent at the pool. BRAVO Nicollo for maintaining your family's... More 

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