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“New, but Noisy” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Garni ''Il Riccio''

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Garni ''Il Riccio''
via Napoli, 67037 Roccaraso, Italy   |  
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Ranked #2 of 21 Hotels in Roccaraso
Priddis, Canada
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“New, but Noisy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

This is a beautiful, new facility with a lovely sitting/reception room. The room was very clean and comfortable, with a spacious bathroom, but unfortunately the building is not well insulated as we heard other guests returning, closing doors, conversations and scraping chairs. The room was warm and the air conditioner didn't seem to cool it down, so we had to sleep with the window open, which was fine until a dog started barking non stop. The staff was very welcoming and helpful and they serve a delightful breakfast. The location is close to town and roads to access attractions in the area.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • 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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Toronto
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012 via mobile

Beautiful, comfortable room and a wonderful host!!!. Everything is immaculate and clean. The perfect place to stay if you don't want to be in the center of town (4 min walk). The room was very spacious and had a great balcony. The bathroom was also very spacious (for Europe) and everything seemed new.

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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derbyshire
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9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

We stayed here for a full week to snowboard and search for local property. Perfect location, just a 5 min walk into the town. Welcome was fantastic, relaxed, couldn't do enough for us. Breakfast was lovely every day. Room even nicer than the website suggests (as is the hotel as a whole). Although the hotel is 3 years old, it looks like its only a couple of months old- well kept, pristine condition, comfortable yet funky. The log fire always roaring in reception after a long day in the snow! Fridge in the room is also a real bonus.
Our only crticism would be the room we had was right next to reception/main corridor entrance/lift. This in itself wouldn't have been a problem had it not been for some other guests selfishly dragging suitcases along the tiled floors early in the morning, stomping along the corridors in heavy boots and shouting down the corridors. The hotel is also very family friendly but again, this was abused by parents not keeping young children from running up and down the corridor and shouting until past 11pm, despite signs requesting otherwise. Not really the hotel's fault I guess though. All in all a thoroughly fabulous place, would also happily visit in Summer.

Room Tip: Avoid room 101 as this is right next to reception/main corridor entrance/lift/back door entrance and...
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Brussels, Belgium
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2011

Very refined hotel (B&B but they have an agreement with a restaurant just the other side of the road), cosy and charming in neo-Alpine style. Ideal for families with children and aged people (lift and big terrace where grannies can spend the day reading and young children can play in enchanting backyard garden). Very friendly and discreet welcoming. Ideal to discover hiking in the nearby parco nazionale d'Abruzzo and ideal to get there with own car in winter (spacious parking space with direct connection to garage and lift). Cherry on the top: small library and traditional games in the spacious living with fireplace! Maybe the best hotel facility in the Abruzzi.

Room Tip: Some rooms at sunny terrace level
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  • Stayed April 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2011

apologies for the late and written english review but I had to make sure I provided great things to say for this place! We couldn't have been happier, the owners were amazing and made us feel so comfortable and welcomed. They truly went out of their way for us and made our 2011 new year and friend's 30th birthday extra special. I would highly recommend this place to everyone considering staying in this area, wait till you taste the breakfast cakes!

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Garni ''Il Riccio''

Address: via Napoli, 67037 Roccaraso, Italy
Location: Italy > Abruzzo > Province of L'Aquila > Roccaraso
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 21 Hotels in Roccaraso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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