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Il Sole Antico

dandolo 18, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
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Il Sole Antico
Ranked #3 of 46 Viareggio B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Hosts Stephano and Helena have a passion for excellence, and it shows in their attention to detail. From the beautiful foyer and artfully decorated rooms, to the incredible breakfast pastries made fresh each day by Helena. Located minutes from the beach and shaded walkway through town center. Excellent hosts who also offer great restaurant suggestions (try the Tordelli and local... More

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Berlin, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

I booked 2 double rooms for 2 nights in July, one for me and may partner and 12 month old son, and one for my parents. I was hoping to stay in a hotel rather than guest house or B&B but the prices were unreasonably expensive. However, I am very glad I booked here as it totally exceeded my expectations.... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

We stayed two nights at Stefano and Elena's lovely home last September. They provided the perfect balance of privacy and helpfulness, taking time to answer all of our questions with patience.Their sincerity, enthusiasm and warmth didn't seem to be diminshed after seasons of entertaining tourists.The breakfasts were absolutely delicious, the best we've ever had: homemade melt-in-your mouth pastries and pizza,... More

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Edinburgh
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

We are just back from a stay in Tuscany with a 2 day visit to Viareggio. Stefano and Elena the owners were wonderful hosts. They were there to make you feel welcome and they certainly achieved that. As stated previously the house is great for location and for all the little touches around it. It was a lovely experience staying... More

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Cymru
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2010

A rather belated review I'm afraid but one which I am determined to submit of the wonderful stay I and my family enjoyed at the Sole Antico in September. I am very fmiliar with Viareggio, having stayed here for many years with friends. However, as this was not possible this year I found myself for the first time looking for... More

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Lausanne, Suiza
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2010

We stayed one night in Viareggio, and we found B&B through trip advisor. We read good comments, but nothinig can express the personal service of Stefano and Elisa, the best breakfast you can get (home made by Elisa), so nicely decorated rooms, good location, etc. The place is very clean, spacious, you can buy natural products they sell from the... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2010

This has to be the best B&B experience I have ever had. I stayed here with my fiancé at the beginning of the month and we had a great time, a perfect base to explore Viareggio. Stefano and Elena balance perfectly the art of personal hospitality without being too intrusive; i.e. they make a fuss over you at breakfast but... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

We loved this place. Stefano and Elena were great hosts. The rooms were clean, comfortable and charming. This is a 100 year old home that Elena has taken great care to furnish and decorate. She is a great baker and makes a wonderful breakfast. It is a short walk to the water and promenade but a very pleasant one through... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2010

In July we were staying for a weekend in "il sole antico". We found out about this small and great bed and breakfast in trip advisor. Elena and Stefano, the very friendly and helpful owners renovated this house by themselves. They did it with much love for the detail and also very personal. The rooms are fascinating, we stayed in... More

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Additional Information about Il Sole Antico

Address: dandolo 18, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Lucca > Viareggio
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 46 B&Bs / Inns in Viareggio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The bed&breakfast Il Sole Antico is a lovely Liberty House built in the 1930's, 30mteters from the pinewood, 200 meters form the seaside. All rooms have been refurbished in april 2009. We put every effort to make your stay unforgettable: for our cares, for the best quality of our breakfast and for our cooperation along the times spent in Viareggio. ... more   less 

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