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Hotel Katy
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Flavio Gioia 12/14, 55049 Viareggio, Italy   |  
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Ranked #5 of 55 Hotels in Viareggio
Viareggio
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Excellent stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Excellent stay, lovely room with balcony, close to sea, 15 mins walk from station & central for amenities. Very friendly & helpful staff. Very good breakfast, large selection. Air conditioning in room.
Only slight negative - bit of stale smoke smell in corridors.
Would definitely reccommend & return

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Hotel Katy is a simple, small family-owned hotel, located half a block from the promenade and half a block from the local park. The owners are friendly and helpful. They provide extensive assistance with checking train and boat schedules. The included breakfast is fresh and varied, with lots of fresh fruit, juices, pastries, eggs, and other options. A barista is there to serve you at breakfast as well. The train station is only a 10 to 15 minute walk, with easy access to Pisa, Lucca, Cinque Terre, La Spezia, Florence, as well as a 3-hour ferry ride to Monterosso. The local park is family friendly, with pony rides, an extensive array of bicycles, jogging or bike paths, and other activities for children. The rooms are very clean.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Dallas, TX
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Six members of our family stayed four nights here in June of 2012, and it turned out to be a delightful stay after our hectic days in Rome. Such friendly and helpful people! Family-owned, spotless rooms, great, and I mean really great, breakfast. Located next to the beach and promenade, not far from the railway station, sea view rooms, friendly and helpful English-speaking staff. Gave us all the information we needed for our next stop. Certainly everything a hotel it should be.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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Nottingham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

A lovely hotel. Great staff, friendly and informative. Decent size room and the bathroom was surprisingly large. A delicious breakfast with lovely coffee. Round the corner from the beach and not too far from the railway station. Viareggio itself is truly lovely with fabulous restaurants dotted around.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

We stayed in Hotel Katy for four nights in June 2012 and enjoyed every minute of it. The staff were very friendly and helpful giving us good restaurant suggestions, general information and a map of Pisa for our onward trip when we were checking out. They printed train timetables for us for a day trip. Our room looked out to the rear of the hotel and was spacious and very clean and comfortable. The aircon worked well and was really welcome as the weather was hot during our stay. It's less than a minute to the beach where we spent a lovely few days relaxing at the place recommended to us by the hotel. They hotel will provide you beach towels. Viareggio is only 20 minutes by train form Pisa and the hotel is only a short walk from the station - 15 mins max if you're pulling a case. We recommend this hotel!

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nice, France
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Very nice hotel only 50 meters from the beach, in a quiet side street. Rooms nicely decorated and very clean. We had a big terrace with seaview. Staff extremely helpful and friendly. Big breakfast including egg and bacon. Will definitely come back when next time in Viareggio.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Louisville, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights and had a wonderful experience. We had a quad room which was very clean with a nice balcony and had plenty of room to accommodate our family including two teenagers. The owners and the night desk gentleman were all very friendly and helpful. It's in a wonderful location and we were able to go running in a park only a block away and a block the other direction is the promenade and the beach. The breakfasts are excellent with a huge selection of food! We would definitely go back!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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Additional Information about Hotel Katy

Address: Via Flavio Gioia 12/14, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Lucca > Viareggio
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 55 Hotels in Viareggio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Katy 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Katy is a completely renovated 3 star hotel. Situated a few feet away from the Viareggio promenade in an advantagious spot, a few metres from both the sea and the pine woods.The hotel offers its guests very comfortable rooms, all equipped with air-conditioning, colour tv, fridge, safe and telephone.The hotel offer bed and breakfast service. The breakfast buffet is served from 8:00 to 10:30 in the breakfast room. For hotel guests, special agreement with bathing establishments and restaurants nearby. Bicycles can be rented in the nearby pine forest. ... more   less 
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