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Byron Hotel
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Viale Morin, 46, 55042 Forte Dei Marmi, Italy   |  
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Ranked #33 of 43 hotels in Forte Dei Marmi
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“Loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Beautifulhotel. Great rooms, lovely linen, bathrooms wonderful with good products.. Breakfast awful service, useless waiters, kitchen not great. Pool lovely. Position excellent. A treat to stay here. Service at pool poor. Facilities good. No gym but bicycles fun.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Warm, friendly and comfortable - great for a short break. As mentioned in other reviews the location is rather noisy but very well located for town and beaches. Excellent and caring staff who are keen to make their home your home. Worth a visit - you will not be disappointed !

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Unfortunately this hotel is a big disappointment.
It is close to the beach, but located on the most busy road and squeezed in between another road.
Only the worse part of the hotel has been renovated : the pictures you see on the website are only the few renovated rooms but, beware, these rooms ALL have a huge inconvenient: either they have NO lateral windows, either a door looking upon the parking lot, either a balcony but that is sooooo loud and dark that you cannot open the window and while these are closed, you will wake up at 4am because of the heavy traffic. The few peaceful rooms are very old and not attractive at all.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

Unfortunately Hotel Byron was booked for part of my stay in Forte dei Marmi. I had the unfortunate experience of having to stay in what was touted as a five star luxury hotel several blocks away. First hand experience allows me to share with you, that Hotel Byron IS by FAR the best hotel in Forte. Shop no more. The beautiful decor, the CLEANLINESS, the MODERN touches with old Italian charm make one feel as though he/she is indeed in a lap of luxury. The hotel attracts the chic, sexy, hip, stylish crowd of this "Hamptons in Italy" neighborhood and the concierge was extremely helpful in guiding us to the best restaurants and nightlife that the area has to offer. I loved the "boutique" feel of the hotel, with its sleek pool and marble topped mini ping pong table. I have traveled the world and fully understand the difference between USA 5 star hotels and Europe's 5 star hotels. Trust me, this place is a gem. Here are three other hotels that exemplify my taste and standards. If you're not a fan of fabulous, then stay someplace else. :)
www.faenahotelanduniverse.com
www.birkenheadhouse.com
www.crosbystreethotel.com

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled with friends
    • 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2010

My husband and I had booked the Hotel Byron last year expecting a deluxe property and we were very disappointed. there is no way that this hotel deserves a 5 star rating-it would be lucky to get 4 stars. When I asked about a gym,they responded that there wasn't one. I then asked if they had an arrangement with any gym and they said they didn't . I certainly expect a 5 star property to have even a couple of machines.
The pool was so freezing that you couldn't swim in it,the breakfast was very meager, and the service was terrible. to say the least,we HATED this hotel. DO NOtT GO THERE!

Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
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u_rossini, Direttore at Byron Hotel, responded to this review, July 5, 2011
Dear Madam,
this is in reply to your review of the 27th June 2010 regarding your stay at the Hotel Byron in September 2009.
We are sorry that you did not find a gym in our hotel, but for structural reasons we cannot modify the building, as it is considered a historical building.
We would also like to add that we do not advertise on our brochures or on our website that our hotel has a gym or a heated swimming pool, and the temperature in September is not like July's or August's.
Furthermore, our staff has always been available and willing to give information about other pools and gyms outside the hotel, just like they do with restaurants, beach clubs, hairdressers etc..
We are sorry that your stay was not like you expected it, but we hope that if you were to come back to Forte dei Marmi, that you will stay with us.
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London, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2010

Stayed with a friend for the weekend and absolutely loved it. It was a very small hotel with friendly staff, exceptional service and amazing food. The chef is a rare talent and definitely compares highly to any michelin star food elsewhere. The rooms were wonderful especially the newly renovated ones with really bright vibrant colours. Forte dei Marmi is quaint and easy to get around especially as the hotel offers free bikes to guests. Shops are expensive though and so if you want to do shopping go to nearby Viarregio where there are some nice shopsn along the promenade.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled with friends
    • 4 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2008

Returned to the Hotel after visiting last year. Forte is a fabulous resort, the beach is fab and so are the cafe/bars along the beach.

Hotel was good but there were a few problems this year. Service and Food in Restaurant were not of the same standard as last year.
Staff are very helpful and the fact the 90% of the residents are repeat Guests, speak for itself. If you want Grand and Glitz the Byron isn`t for you.

  • Liked — Location and Resort of Forte
  • Disliked — Bedroom
  • Stayed July 2008, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Byron Hotel

Address: Viale Morin, 46, 55042 Forte Dei Marmi, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Lucca > Forte Dei Marmi
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#18 Luxury Hotel in Forte Dei Marmi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Byron Hotel 5*
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