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Hotel El Chico

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Strada Romana 63, I-17019 Varazze, Italy
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Ranked #27 of 47 hotels in Varazze
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Although the place is very nice: sea view, nice garden and pool, the service was very unfriendly. We arrived late and wanted to drink something on the terrace. After 10 min we were asked to leave! As we tried to go to our car at 1 am, the door was locked! Prison!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Among the blue sky and the steep mountains I found this place by chance. And chance smiled at me. I can hardly believe that I could find any better place to be at any time throughout the year. Charming during the summer, romantic and elegant during the winter. No noises, lovely receptionist, great food and smiley stuff. I would definitely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

amazing place. a few minutes from varazze, just a walk away, but enough to be absolutely quiet at night. best sleep i've had in months! very friendly staff, literally family-run. Ask their son Angelo for one of his incredible cocktails, they are terribly indulgent. also has a clean pool on a lovely cliff facing the sea. very romantic and quiet... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for only one night on our way to Lake Garda. The rooms are bright and modern, good lighting and large bed, only let down was pillows, which were rather hard. Our room had a sea view and we were happy we had not chosen a hotel in the town, which was very busy. Dinner was good home... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Its our seconde time we stayed here. This year we stayed 5 nights and we love it. The rooms a spacious, clean, nice decoration and perfect ventilation. We sleept like babies. The breakfast wich is declisious is served under the wine ranks i the garden with a beautiful oceanview infront of us. Also lunch and dinner is kept in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We stayed at the El Chico just for one night after a business meeting to sell our house in Italy. Having spent some time in Italy we are used to the style of the majority of the hotels which is fairly basic. You cannot compare the star rating in the UK with that of Italy. El Chico was very basic,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

I wonder how this hotel can be classified 4 stars. Rooms are old, bathrooms have probably not been renovated since 1960, beds and furniture are old-fashioned and very basic. Price is extremely high (Euro 129 per night in April!). The hotel is in a nice position just out of Varazze and offers a nice garden and a great sea view,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

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Address: Strada Romana 63, I-17019 Varazze, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Varazze
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel El Chico 4*
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