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Balena

Via Gustavo Modena snc, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
+39 0584 44045
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Needs a massive make over!

Did not use the beach facilities, but did take the Pilates and Yoga classes. And my instructor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John K
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Akaroa, New Zealand
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Clean and spacious

We went to Bagno Balena for half a dau with our 6-yearold. It was a pleasure for all of us with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eleonore S
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Bath house with five pools, beauty SPA
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good21%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible30%
1 week ago
“Needs a massive make over!”
3 weeks ago
“Clean and spacious ”
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via Gustavo Modena snc, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did not use the beach facilities, but did take the Pilates and Yoga classes. And my instructor, Brunella, was outstanding. But, I cannot say the same for the physical facility which is in desperate need of refurbishment. I've never been in a facility less suited...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Bagno Balena for half a dau with our 6-yearold. It was a pleasure for all of us with plenty of space by the pool, two shallow pools for play and two for swimming. Considering the price I would have expected towels to...More

Thank Eleonore S
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Nice ocean view, free entry for buying drinks poolside, and free appetizers with drinks at the sushi bar.

Thank BellaTavares
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Nice restaurant with excellent seafood on the beach, where all is to rent separately if you want, but you have the choice, there are so much beaches; excellent wine and cold beer on the terrace.

Thank Manuela L
Balena V, Responsabile reception at Balena, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2016

Thanks for the positive feedback. We are happy that you had good time .

Reviewed June 26, 2016

Whilst staying at a hotel in Viareggio, one of the receptionists recommended this beach to us, as it was nearly opposite the hotel. We were charged 25 Euros for 2 deckchairs (not even sun beds) and a parasol. We were told that we could use...More

Thank Rita P
Balena V, Responsabile reception at Balena, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2016

Thanks for your feedback. The new management is working to achieve high quality. Your suggestions are important for us. The price for an umbrella and two deck is 25,00 € in low season. A surcharge may apply for replacement of sunbeds. For the same price...More

Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

This is an establishment where it's worthwhile to try to strike up a rapport with the staff. It's very local - a beautiful place, but don't expect the staff to treat you like royalty unless you treat them well. The fish is very good and...More

Thank Chrissie R
Reviewed August 22, 2014

This place is overpriced... and then they have a daily rate of 15 E and a weekly rate of 110E. Ask why and they just say take your pick. Would not go here!!

1  Thank Siino
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Hi All, I had conducted a lot of research whilst my holiday in Tuscany. we were staying in Lucca and had read alot of reviews on Balena. after visiting Viareggio and going specifically to Balena I would not recommend it. the prices are very expensive...More

Thank Dave017
Reviewed October 12, 2013

Why would one want to visit a place where staff is rude and unattentive, there is plenty of other places to choose from.

1  Thank malte
Reviewed August 30, 2013

The pools were lovely but this is a sports club so there were a lot of 'serious swimmers' there and wearing a swimming cap was compulsory. The water was freezing! The toilets were horrible! We enjoyed using the sun loungers here and the beach area...More

1  Thank Smalls1983
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