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“2nd time around....” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Belvedere
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Guacchione 9 | Acqui Terme Alessandria, 15010 Alice Bel Colle, Italy   |  
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Woodstock, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 hotel reviews
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“2nd time around....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Stayed here again as promised for 5 nights. Great location and very close to Acqui Terme. Given a very nice room with great views overlooking the countryside. The family who runs the hotel are nice and obliging. My only issue was that the room was a bit dusty which I encountered the last time. This is not to say the room was dirty. I have no issues in booking here again. It is a lovely small hotel in a charming village.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Woodstock, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 hotel reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Stayed here for only two nights in Sept 2012. Picked this hotel because of it being very close to one of my ancestral towns, Castel Rocchero as well as the many positive reviews posted on here. Needless to say, I was not disappointed. The rooms are simple but clean and well kept. We did not have the most fantastic view from our window since it faces the inner courtyard. However, we did not hang out in the room. The wireless internet was very good. The breakfast room has the most spectacular view overlooking the hills of Alto Monferrato. Breakfast is simple and the coffee machine was acting up and making a mess but we did not mind. The quality was decent and the owners were very obliging. Due to our short visit, we did not have time to enjoy the pool or use the bikes that the hotel offers to its guests. However, I have every intention of returning next year and staying here for several days. Had dinner here as well but that is in a separate review. Overall, a great experience.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

This hotel is not modern, it is not sophisticated but it is run by very friendly and warm hearted people in a breath taking environment . They are service oriented and friendly.
We are not denying the fact that the showers are small and have a curtain (instead of a shower cabin) and the rooms could be cleaner. But the view from the balcony is sensational.
Everyone is so friendly and helpful. The food in the restaurant is good and again, marvellous view from the restaurant.
We give it an "Excellent" beside the negative points because the service and friendliness was here a class of it's own so that we could oversee the rest.
We will come back.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Halle, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This was the third time I visited the Hotel, this time with the whole family because I wanted to share the warm and friendly athmosfere of the Hotel with them. The owners take their time to make you feel comfortable and happy. This is not a 5 star hotel where you have to worry about the dresscode, this means that you can enjoy their exellent food!! in their restaurant at your ease. So do not expect a luxury bathroom and a kingsize bed, the standard of the hotel is just normal and good. I will surely come back and want to thank Giovanni and his family for the very pleasant stay in their Hotel.

Room Tip: the rooms on the backsite of the hotel have a stunning view over the surrounding landscape
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rochester, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

A charming lil hotel in a charming town,located in the middle of Piemontais wine country! The view from the room was amazing and food was wonderful!! The people at the help desk spoke english very well! I loved this hotel!! Wonderful for a romantic weekend

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Göteborg
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

This is a very lovely and friendly place with beautiful surroundings. The view from our balcony was fantastic. We did a couple of days of walking. Don't miss their own grappa, so fruity and mild. We will definitively return.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We chose Belvedere because it is close to Acqui Terme (beautiful place and great thermal facilities) and the positive reviews. We were very disappointed. The hotel is rather a 2,5 stars and the rooms are dated.

Rooms - You could feel the springs in the mattress, the toiletries were below standard, the room wasn't really clean (spider nets, a lot of dust under the bed, we had to kick out two spiders), there was nothing in the mini bar. We perceived some sense of superficiality which should not be the case for a 3-star.

Breakfast - ok, breakfast in italy is not the main asset for hotels. however this was really not up to standard: old bread, only two sorts of cereals, an old multi function coffee/tea maker (please note: if you want proper, i would say normal, coffee you need to pay extra), one type of processed cheese and ham, some fruit. what is interesting is that everything was exactly counted. So if yAou wanted an extra croissant you had to go the bar. You have assigned seats which is not practical at all. Again, big sense of superficilaity - i.e. they know they are the only hotel in the surrounding, so why bother improving....

pool - just disappointing. small. the view is great from there. We couldnt enjoy it as it did not inspire trust re cleanliness.

I dont understand why this hotel is so well reviewed. The staff were nice, but this is normal in Italy.

i will not come back to Belvedere.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Piazza Guacchione 9 | Acqui Terme Alessandria, 15010 Alice Bel Colle, Italy
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Location: Italy > Piedmont > Province of Alessandria > Alice Bel Colle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Alice Bel Colle
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Belvedere 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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