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La Francesca Villas & Resort

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Localita La Francesca, 19011 Bonassola, Italy
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Boracay
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We enjoyed our time in La Francesca. Although the place is a little bit far from everything else, it was part of the charm for us. We had the perfect view of the ocean from our balcony and watched many sunsets from the comfort of our own home. It would take a 30-40 minute walk to the train station of... More 

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Portland OR
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Fantastic location on the Italian Riveria! Resort has all at the amenities including a bar, market, restaurant and pool. Spectacular ocean views. Beautiful natural landscape. And friendly, excellent service.

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Charlottetown, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We had a great stay at the resort. Our rental was a two bedroom house - 2 couples travelling together by car. The resort is located very conveniently between Bonnasola and Levanto - a gateway to Cinque Terre villages by train from Levanto and are all walkable. Views from our house were spectacular and we enjoyed having our own groceries... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

The location is great but other than that it is average. Wifi is poor, they do not clean your room or give you toilet paper or even a sponge to clean your dishes. You need to take your own rubbish to the garbage cans They expect you to leave the room clean and then charge cleaning fee.

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Thank shaharn
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This Place could have been the perfect Place if an Investor invested some cash in upgrading the villas. The resort is Close to cinque terre and is really Beautiful. It's really nice how steep the resort is which makes the views more dramatic. However, the legs need to be strong as you need to walk up and down. The hostess... More 

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Sacramento, California, United States
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

So, for what we, got, i thought this was very expensive. The rooms were run down, cheaply furnished and dirty. The bedding was extremely old and worn. While i cant say for sure, i am almost sure my daughter got lice there. We had to pay for everything including the matches to light the stove and soap to wash the... More 

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211146, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at La Francesca Villas & Resort, responded to this review

I am very disappointed when I read bad reviews, and I say undocumented and false too. What we offer is clearly indicated in our website and in our e-mail response sent to our guests when booking. The ventilated accuses of lack of cleanliness and presumed "lice" merits a complaint for defamation, as already communicated directly to the guest Other inaccuracies:... More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My husband and I went here to begin our honeymoon. This was a great decision for going to cinque terre (15 minute train ride away) because we weren't in the crazy towns of tourists. The view was unbelievable and loved the food. But be aware - there isn't AC or a ceiling fan. We went at the end of July... More 

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Riomaggiore, Italy
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

Arrived its so beautiful the setting.. The small houses are overpriced as they are old and worn out...but you do get to use the pool and private beach.. Which is so nice... The restaurant is fabulous but one older waiter was very rude.. Also we meet one of the owners who seemed to dislike children... As yelled at them for... More 

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211146, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at La Francesca Villas & Resort, responded to this review

I would like to thank Cristina for the many positive marks. But la Francesca is not a campsite, it is much more! And if we compare our prices to any local bed and breakfast, our prices for one house (though dated) and the services offered free of charge, immediately realizes the big price difference. Many thanks also for the positive... More 

Horsens, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We spend a wonderful week at La Francesca. It was very quite, which was nice, but for our teenage girls one week with such tranquility was enough :). Wi-Fi was good/acceptable. Nice pool area. Nice but very small (and boring...) beach. What we missed the most was a beach-bar, or that the wonderful restaurant they have near the beach was... More 

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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

We loved our stay, beautiful view and a nice walk to bonasola and Lavento. I only came across families from Italy which we really liked. It was really hard to find though and definitely not ideal for travellers without a car. We had to walk up a dirt track up stairs and then up the hill to the top where... More 

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