We spent 4 nights at this hotel in May, getting a really good off-season rate. Due to the early season, the hotel was actually undergoing some works, but this did not bother at all our staying. The building from the outside looks quite old-fashioned, as it is for the lobby and the bar/restaurant area, certainly in need of a bit of renovation (which seems to be already planned from what we heard). On the other hand, most part of the rooms have been recently refurbished and they fully meet what you would expect from a 4 stars hotel. The other good side of the early season was that we could pick our favourite room, a corner deluxe on the top floor. The room was quite big (especially for italian standard), with modern light furniture, comfy bed and hardwood floor. The bathroom was also big and spotless clean, with separate shower and even a jacuzzi nicely settled under the window. The real plus of the deluxe rooms on the top floors are the balconies, with stunning views of the beach on the west side and of the spectacular mountains on the east side. The room has a good size closet with electronic safe, working table (free wi-fi is provided), minibar and TV offering a good range of sat channels including SKY TV.
The only minor improving I could suggest to make it perfect: offer bathrobes and slippers, better and bigger towels, higher quality bedsheets and change the old blanket with a more comfortable light duvet.
Breakfast is included in the room rate and it is standard quality for an italian hotel (which means that could be easily improved offering a choice of hot dishes and more fresh fruits and juices), anyway everything was good and the waiters always smiling and helpful.
The kindness of the hotel staff is another positive aspect, with a special mention for the wonderful Sandra at the front-desk.
The swimming-pool is not really big but it was nice for me to have a comfy sunbed, as the season was still too windy for the beach. Another suggestion that I could make is to offer to the guests some bikes, as in this area it is really nice to ride along the beach promenade.
Overall a great staying, we'll be back for sure!
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