Santa Margherita Ligure

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Santa Margherita Ligure
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Scadpole
Geneva, Switzerland100 contributions
Jul 2021
We really enjoyed our stay here; nice views, food, shopping and beaches. We were unlucky with the weather but it was still an extremely relaxing and pretty place to be.
Written August 3, 2021
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Dutch-Mikey
Le Havre, France1,066 contributions
Jul 2021
Despite seeing many photos of Portofino, Santa Margherita is bigger, more spacious and easier to get by.

It's a beach resort town, with several public and private beaches, and many, many, restaurants.
Written July 10, 2021
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Daniellelevy
London, UK8 contributions
Aug 2020
Unfortunately I was charged for a no show booking despite having showed up at the hotel as I wasn't made aware that 2 rooms were booked. I received no email confirmation for the second booking.

The way the hotel dealt with this situation was really appalling. There was little compassion. I was laughed at, accused of lying, and the manager didn't want to speak to me. He only left a note as shown below. One concierge told me he didn't want to see me and the other said told me it was too bad I missed him at 6am. The response to 'we won't be recommending your hotel to friends' was 'we don't mind we already have enough guests, we don't need your friends.' This was their closing statement.

For what was clearly a mistake the hotel still charged me 450 euros extra for 4 nights on top of the other room already booked.

The only pleasant part of the stay were the breakfast waiters who were lovely and the pool area. The rooms are fine. The lobby is dated.

The concierge ruined the whole experience for me.
Written September 2, 2020
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Yorkie123
Leeds, UK98 contributions
Aug 2020 • Couples
SML is an elegant seaside town primarily populated by Italians during the summer. There is a scenic harbour and plenty of excellent restaurants to choose from. Good for food and clothes shopping. Multiple boat trips available and regular bus to Portofino
Written August 29, 2020
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julie n
Portsmouth, UK39 contributions
Aug 2020
Returning to Santa Margherita after many years, it is lovely, buildings beautifully painted..... but I found it dirty, as though it could have done with a jolly good wash and a few more plants/flowers...
Written August 24, 2020
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Kerstin R
77 contributions
Aug 2020 • Friends
Our trip was fantastic, the city is so charming and not as overrun as some parts of Italy. Beautiful architecture, friendly people and good food and drink!
Written August 10, 2020
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OddJob13
Richmond, UK3 contributions
May 2020 • Couples
It’s a budget Portofino.
Glorious food, welcoming people, great beaches and beach clubs.
Camogli and Portofino are just a boat ride away.
We were going back this year. We’ll be driving for my wife’s 60th birthday. But BA has defrauded us out of £650+
Giving us a travel voucher which I can’t use now due to hereditary medical issues. Placing me in the at risk category.
BRitish airways has blocked my refund at every step.
They lie, cheat and defraud so many people during this crisis
Don’t use this Spanish based scammers called British Airways
But when it reopens you must go to Santa Margherita it’s a great base to explore from.
If you can be tempted away that is
Written May 28, 2020
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TheBestOnly_13
Miami, FL204 contributions
Sep 2019
Santa Margherita Ligure has a beautiful waterfront promenade leading to the center of town with many great restaurants and of course its many and frequent ferries to nearby magical places such as Cinque Terre and Portofino,
Written April 18, 2020
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Adrian G
Island of Malta, Malta467 contributions
Jun 2019
Santa Margherita Ligure is on the Italian Riviera overlooking the Gulf of Tigullio. We arrived by train from Sestri Levante. The train station is a gradual downhill walk to the town center. You can see the old town in a relatively short time. Up Via Palestro and down Via Cavour. In Piazza Caprera you can stop for a break and have a coffee at the many establishments here. Also you can visit the interesting baroque church dedicated to Our Lady of the Rose, which is in the same square.
Then you can go down to the magnificent promenade and walk along Via Pesccino to the left and Via Marconi to the right. This is a very pleasant walk along palm lined sidewalk which is wider than the street. Very good photo stops.
From SML you can go on boat tours and board ferries to Portofino and Rapallo.
Other sights include the Durazzo Park, fish market and Oratory of St Erasmo.
Written March 11, 2020
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Owain H
Berkshire12 contributions
Jul 2019
So much nicer than Portofino, its chic, its real, the place really parties at night and the food choices are amazing... we will be back.. the local Trofie pasta with fresh Genoise pesto is the stuff of food legends!
Written November 7, 2019
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