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Agriturismo Locanda del Papa

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Via Carpena di Marinasco 1, 19134, La Spezia Italy
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#2 of 154 Specialty lodging in La Spezia
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The farm inn Locanda del Papa is located in the ancient Commune of Carpena, on the hills that overlook La Spezia, near Cinque Terre, a few feet from the Foce Pass, from where the view extends to La Spezia and the area contained between Portovenere and Lerici called the Gulf of Poets.There are available six rooms with queen-sized beds. In the three largest rooms extra beds may be added.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-smoking rooms
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Quaint
Mountain View
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Roberta and David were the most fantastic hosts we've ever had. We felt like they had opened their home to us. My wife and I are both vegan and they accommodated our needs without any problem. Fresh fruit, breads, home made jams, exceptional coffee. The house is located in a spot of perfection. Views are to die for. We spent one day just hanging out at the house, reading, relaxing, enjoying the day. Getting into town was very easy and there were places to eat nearby as well. We will be back, if not for the tourism, then just to see Roberta and David again.
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Davide & Roberta were so kind, full of good advices. Breakfast was very good with fresh local food. Beautiful panorama and we enjoyed the fact that the place if very quite. Definitly we recommand Locanda del Papa !
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Caring hosts. Pretty area, but Without a car it’s not very feasible as the bus schedules are confusing, user-unfriendly and unreliable. The Rooms were okay; at best average. Breakfast tended to be average and the same day after day. If you can’t eat eggs, or don’t eat meat, there’s not much else. If you do choose to stay, the restaurant around the corner is good.
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Response from Davide G, Proprietario at Agriturismo Locanda del Papa
Responded Jan 9, 2019
Dear Deb, thanks a lot for your review and for being our guest! I would like to reply to a couple of things about your review, especially regarding the pubblic transport and our breakfast, hoping it will be helpful for the next guests. Our house is an Agriturismo, Agriturismo it mean farmhouse and, like every farmhouse, we are located in countryside, a bit inland. We stay just 5 km from La Spezia train station( 10 min by car and 15 min by bus) and I don't know what went wrong with the bus because there is a bus around every hour running near my house, for example buses number 15 and 16( but not only these buses) and La Spezia public transport it work quite fine and normally very timely. About our breakfast, reading your review seems that we only serve eggs and meat but we aren't serving just eggs and meat for our breakfast ( by the way, we serve fresh eggs from our chickens cup and a handcrafted salami that we buy from a 70 yrs old Butcher's shop located 2 km away) we also serve croissants , homemade jam ( my wife make the jam) and butter, fresh bread and homemade focaccia (a traditional crushed bread of our region with oil and vegetables), orange juice, cheese( that we buy from a local cheese factory), yogurt, honey and most of the times we also have available fresh fruits ( just during the summer). Thanks so much again Deb and all th best!!! David
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We stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of September while visiting the Cinque Terre. The Cinque Terre are worth visiting although still very busy at this time of year but the best thing of all is coming home to the Locanda del Papa. David and Roberta are incredibly welcoming and helpful and the accomodation simple but very clean and comfortable with the wonderful breakfasts that other reviewers have already described. We took the trail from the Locanda to Riomaggiore using maps and advice from David and it was an amazing walk where we met virtually no-one else. It took just over two and a half hours in the heat and our legs certainly felt the effects of the exercise for the next couple of days but it was absolutely worth it. We would love to stay here again one day.
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My wife picked this spot located in the hills above La Spezia. We stayed three nights. Each day we liked it more, both for the location, which soothed our nerves after day trips to the swarming Portovenere and Cinque Terre, and for the cordial company of the hosts Davide and Roberta. Far from the madding crowd, it is a 15-minute bus ride into town, after which you can walk to the train station or ferry and be transported to the area's many tourist destinations. At least three restaurants are located within easy walking distance, so we usually returned and dined locally in the evening. We very much enjoyed the greenery, the birds, and part of the trail that leads to the coast. Next time we want to hike all the way.
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$85 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ItalyLiguriaProvince of La SpeziaLa Spezia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Agriturismo Locanda del Papa
Which popular attractions are close to Agriturismo Locanda del Papa?
Nearby attractions include Borgo Storico di Manarola (3.0 miles), Vernazza (5.0 miles), and Sentiero Vernazza a Corniglia (4.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Agriturismo Locanda del Papa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Agriturismo Locanda del Papa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Agriturismo Locanda del Papa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Agriturismo Locanda del Papa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kepris Pizzeria, Pippo a Vernazza - Tradizione & Street Food, and Bar Pan e Vin.
Are pets allowed at Agriturismo Locanda del Papa?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Agriturismo Locanda del Papa?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Centro Storico (2.3 miles), Santuario Della Madonna Dell'Olmo (1.9 miles), and Villa Marmori (2.4 miles).
Does Agriturismo Locanda del Papa have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.