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Hotel Elena

#1 of 3 Hotels in Recco
Certificate of Excellence
Corso Garibaldi 5, 16036 Recco, Italy
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Haifa District, Israel
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

made a 10 day vacation by car all lakes and mountains . ended at the Riviera in hotel elena -recco . was very surprised by the good location and nice balcony view at the shore very good restaurants and food . the hotel was perfect with good breakfast and best cakes I eaten .

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Thank jakov13
balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Jakov, thanks so much for your kindles words. We are very happy that yours holidays are been goods. And then......see you soon! Yours truly. SABRINA CANESI More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Helpful staff. Clean rooms that are nicer than the photos show. Delightful balconies to sip wine on while watching the young surfers. The waves were perfect to learn on today! Close to everything. Lovely view of the aquamarine Mediteranean.

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Thank Debra W
balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Debra, what a lovely review! We are really happy that you remained satisfied with your holiday. On behalf of all the staff thank you to the heart and we hope to welcome back again. Thanks so much. SABRINA CANESI More 

San Jose, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room had a balcony and a spectacular view of the sea and hills of Recco. From Recco it is a little over an hour train ride to Riomaggiore, the first of the Cinque Terre hill towns. The room was small, but clean and the bed was comfortable. The shower was quite small and awkward to use, but served its... More 

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Patty Thank you so much for your kind review! I am thrilled that you loved your room with balcony and view, and a special thank you for mentioning our mattresses. In fact are "simmons" brand, one of the best on the market. Our staff is truly committed to providing a unique experience to each one of our guests, thank... More 

Hull, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a last minute booking for this hotel during a road trip and are so glad we chose it! The location is perfect with lovely views across the bay. There is parking available right next door which is a big bonus. The room was bright and clean, and the beds very comfortable. The breakfast was amazing, lots of choice... More 

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Thank Annette N
balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Annette, We thank you for your detailed review on the occasion of your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you fully enjoyed the experience of being our Guest and that you have appreciated all our services, the breakfast- food served on our terrace, our parking and the sea view . We hope we’ll have the pleasure... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Recco is a lovely Ligurian town and this is the ideal modest hotel to stay in for a few nights. Amazing views. Rooms are simple but clean and a great base to spend time in the town soaking up the views.

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Thank PaulBebb
balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for your wonderful review! I am very honored and glad to read such a positive feedback, especially referred to our location near the pearls of Ligurian Coast such as Portofino, Santa Margherita Ligure and Camogli. Please rest assured that I will relay it to the entire team. I really hope to have the pleasure of welcoming... More 

Ascot, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

My fourth stay at Hotel Elena, always good, clean, lovely location and great breakfast and wi-fi. Close to Recco which is a vibrant Italian town with few tourists, Domenico and the staff really standout. Has its own beach too.

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Thank Reginald J
balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Reginald, With a real great pleasure we read your enthusiastich words about youre stay at the Hotel Elena and me and all the staff we really thank you for writing this review of your experience on Tripadvisor. We are happy to receive your congratulations about the Buffet-Breakfast we offered you and the quality of service offered by our Staff.... More 

West Itchenor, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Spacious comfortable room with sea view. Very friendly night receptionist. Breakfast was very very good. Cold meats,fresh fruits, eggs, cakes, fresh juices, different varieties of bread, cereals amazing very yummy. Very friendly staff for breakfast.Room was high up on the 5th floor so had an excellent view of the beach and the city bridge which lights up at night. Caffe... More 

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Diana, Allow me to tell you that your amazing words leave us breathless. Thank you for recommending the Hotel Elena to the TripAdvisor community and to invite also travelers that are not staying with us to "breathe" the family atmosphere of our Hotel. In regard to the the used bar- soap left by the previous guest we are deeply... More 

Budapest, Hungary
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53 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

I did not have high expectations since I read the reviews and looked the pictures. What I didn't count on is the view. It's amazing, you're almost on the sea. You can even see the little town, San Rocco from your window, very charming. Yes, the hotel is a bit outdated, but really does the job. Yes, there are some... More 

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Thank Robert R
balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Robert, thanks for your review on the occasion of your recent stay with us. Thank you for having grasped the true spirit of the Hotel Elena, as you must consider different factors in order to spend a pleasant experience. In fact the Hotel, although need of restructuring, it is still able to offer a good stay to our guests... More 

Lacombe, Alberta
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Hotel Elena is a good option if you want to be away from the crowd. It's close to restaurants, beach and an easy walk to the train station. We stayed 8 nights while visiting Portofino, Cinque Terre, Genova and Pisa.

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balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen to stay at Hotel Elena during your recent visit to the Ligurian Coast and also for having taken the time to share your experience. I appreciated you sharing your positive ratings regarding your overall experience and I am pleased to know that you found almost everything to your complete... More 

Castellane, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We picked a room with a sea view and a balcony which made a great difference. The breakfast was fantastic served by friendly staff who tried their very hardest to help despite us not speaking Italian. There was private parking which was great and overall we enjoyed our stay very much.

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Thank Terry W
balbiano1, Direttore vendite at Hotel Elena, responded to this review

Dear Terry, Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor and for sharing your opinion on the Hotel Elena. We are pleased to hear that you appreciated the room and our helpful staff. To mange an hotel require lot of attention with daily constancy in order to improve our quality and you, with these words, you have paid off our... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfect location in the center of the beautiful Recco, the Hotel Elena enjoys an ideal setting nearby Portofino, Genoa and Cinque Terre. The Hotel Elena presents itself with an elegant Villa from which you can admire directly the sea. The hotel has been completely renewed in order to satisfy the most demanding guest without loosing the friendly atmosphere. Nearby the Elena guests can easily have access to Golf Course, Tennis Club, Imbarcadero for boats and ferries, Tourist Port with charter, Diving Centre and several bathing establishments. The hotel offers access to the private beach (from June 5 till to September 30) equipped with umbrellas and chairs and for which is required a supplement of 15 euros per day for two person. BREAKFAST: The Buffet breakfast is served from 7,30 am to 10,00 am. In summer you can have breakfast on the terrace where a Buffet is made of tasteful things - especially the typical "focaccia alla Genovese", cakes, pastries and freshly baked croissants prepared daily by the famous pastry Chef Pâtissiers Moltedo . Possibility to request a room service even for breakfast with a supplement of 5.00 euros. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Elena

Address: Corso Garibaldi 5, 16036 Recco, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Recco
Price Range: $77 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Elena 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Elena Hotel Recco
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