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Relais del Nazionale

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Strada Statale 20, 14, 12019 Vernante, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can only agree what all other reviewers wrote. Lovely welcome, great rooms, lovely alpine decor. If no parking space available at the front, there is plenty room to park at the back. You can sleep with the balcony door open. However, there is some noise from the water in the mountain stream.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We stopped here just by chance on our way back home for an evening meal.What a pleasant surprise we had ! Mountain decor with a resolutely modern touch. Spacious natural wood tables in a design setting. The food was worthy of any luxury restaurant and cooked and served with the same degree of excellence. The wine list would satisfy the... More 

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Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in July 2014 as we were about to do a bike race in the area. The hotel was lovely. The staff were engaged and charming and didn't mind us taking our (clean) bikes into the hotel. The breakfasts were great, too. Vernante is in the most beautiful area - the foothills of the Italian... More 

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North Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed here for two nights on a trip through the Alps Maritimes. Our room was very big and rather quirky, with the bed on an old horse drawn cart! It was comfortable, with a lovely bathroom. The welcome was warm and friendly, and breakfast was excellent. We really enjoyed the spa, which we had all to ourselves! The foot-spa was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

After a snap decision to cross the Maritime Alps on our way from the Cinqu Terre to Provence we found this hotel thanks to last minute searching on Trip Advisor.Good choice! What a wonderful little rustic lodge.The spa area was especially fun.Multiple saunas and the showers were exceptionally clean - as were the rooms.The family also run the adjacent restaurant,which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

This is a very charming hotel with huge rooms, everything is nicely decorated and the atmosphere is cozy. We were welcomed very friendly and had a pleasant stay. There is also a wellness area with different saunas which is well decorated too. Breakfast was very good, nice tableware, great bread and a good mountain feeling. The very friendly owners are... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

What a wonderful way to start our 10 day trek across the Maritime Alps into France and down to the Sea. Andrea and his crew have created a wonderful small spa hotel at Relais del Nazionale with great food and hospitality. We were an extended family of 10 who arrived by train in Vernante from Nice from multiple US cities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We found this lovely hotel on the website and needed a quick retreat from Sanremo and were looking for a hotel with spa and sauna facilities. With all the great reviews this place got, we decided to drive the extra distance to Vernante.The Hotel is very clean, well placed for walks, the staff very friendly and happy to help with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We have been coming here for 6 years and have NEVER had a bad experience. The food in the restaurant is outstanding, the service is attentive without being oppressive, you feel like you're the guest in a family home which offers the appointment of a luxury hotel, great spa, and some of the best eating and drinking you can ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

It has taken me a while to get to writing last summer's reviews, but I wanted this one to be the first, because the Relais is a very wonderful place. The lodge itself is lovely, and although it has the look of an attractive old lodge, and we wondered at first about soundproofing, in fact we never heard a thing,... More 

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