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Muntaecara Albergo Diffuso

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Vittorio Veneto 2, 18035 Apricale, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Apricale
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had a couple of nights at this Albergo Diffuso, having discovered it via the Albergo Diffuso website. The staff were welcoming and helpful, telling us about the village and what to do etc. However, the beds in the twin room were short and narrow, with an uncomfortable mattress so we didn't sleep well. I have stayed in... More

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Castellina in Chianti, Toscana, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a hotel, but a unique experience. The village of Apricale itself is fabolous and unique. One other plus: the family that runs it, welcomes you, makes you feel at home and helps a lot for anything you might need... the breakfast they prepare for you: a real italian homemade breakfast, BEST breakfast ever had in my life.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The rooms were well appointed and were ideal for a short stay. WiFi in the room we had was also a bonus despite what others have said. If we were staying for any period of time, and especially if it were in the summer, I don't think the room we had would be ideal as there was nowhere, even close... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We spent 3 night in Muntaecara,the hotel is the best one i haven't been!!!!!!The rooms all different and dotted around the narrow street of stone house.Our room is very nice and romantic,the decor is a mixture of ancient and modern,especially our bedroom is transparent and can see the floor below(two level in our room),love it!!!!The breakfast is great,too much choice... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

On top of a hill lies the adorable village of Apricale. The rooms of the hotel are unusual since they are built in original houses of the village. We were placed in an appartment where two other rooms shared a living room with us. The staff was very kind on the phone, by email and in person. The bed was... More

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Le Castellet, France
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Very cute and unusual village. The idea of this 'hotel' is to have spread rooms accross the village. However you have other guests staying near you and like most hotel, be prepared to hear pretty much everything that is happening next door. So if you are a sensitive sleeper, bring your earplugs. Otherwise it is a nice experience and I'd... More

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Gargrave,N Yorks
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Apricale is a delightful hillside village in a wonderful setting. Steep narrow streets with steps make it traffic free so you must be prepared to carry luggage. Reception staff are very friendly and rooms around the village are unique with an excellent breakfast served nearby, including homemade cakes, They deserve to succeed with this venture..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

The concept of an Albergo Diffuso is so perfect for Apricale which would be ruined by building a new hotel. As it is, characterful rooms/apartments are dotted around with a reception near the entry point of the village and a central restaurant for breakfast. On arrival we were given an enthusiastic welcome. As we spoke very little Italian and she... More

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sta barbara
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16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Having visited this medieval perched village several years ago we were happy to see that several bandbs have opened offering a chance for a unique experience. This place is a collection of rooms scattered throughout the village with a central breakfast area. The town itself is small and compact but it's very easy to get lost in the warren of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Last summer this hotel treated us appallingly. We booked a luxury suite for four people complete with kitchen and fantastic views. What we received was a cramped room with two double beds squashed, no kitchen and the only view was from a tiny window in the bathroom. However they had asked for the money up front - they offered us... More

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Address: Piazza Vittorio Veneto 2, 18035 Apricale, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Province of Imperia > Apricale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Muntaecara Albergo Diffuso 4*
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Apricale, an ancient medieval village just minutes from the sea of Bordighera and Ventimiglia. Enjoy a unique and memorable stay in a residence of a medieval village of the most beautiful in Italy. Treat yourself to the pleasure of taking long walks, challenging mountain bike trails, steep descents, rafting, canyoning. Get to know our magic theme rooms and taste the typical products of our land, to relive the emotions of the past. ... more   less 
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