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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Touring Italy in August with the crowds and heat is murderous. This hotel, with its awesome views and away from the major crowd attractions, was a pleasant relief in the evenings and mornings. Well situated within walking distance of two towns and access via ferry to Portofino, this is a must to visit. Definitely a must if we ever travel... More 

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G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your kind appreciation. We really hope that you'll decide to come again to enjoy our peaceful spot during your next italian vacation. Kindest regards More 

West Midlands
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56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were upgraded to a top floor room with a balcony and views over the bay. The balcony had sunbeds and chairs too. The room was lovely and clean with nice bed linen, towels, a fridge and every amenity. The windows had electric metal shutters on for night time which were brilliant for making the room both cool and dark.... More 

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G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased that you so much enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you again next year More 

Paris, France
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best service ever Not to mention the cutest Hotel in front of the bus stop. We had a problem with our room (no need to explain what is was - its now fixed) and we told the hotel staff. They found a solution within the hour for the day after and we slept in an other room. All the Hotel... More 

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G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your appreciation we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welocme you again next year! Kindest regards More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well located, clean and rooms with amazing views. No parking space for cars and the access to a parking spot is tricky since you have to walk on a very busy road with no sidewalk to get to your car. Amazing breakfast.

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Thank João C
G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your kind appreciation. We have place for seven cars in our garden and we have 32 rooms... When our park is fully booked the only possibility is to park outside and make a short walk on the busy road. So, even if your descritpion of the park situation is rahter on the negative... More 

Twickenham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a hill with great sea views and easy walking to Rapallo in one direction or Santa Margherita (10 minutes) and Portofino (75 minutes) in the other. The first 5 minutes of the walk has no pavement but after that there is pavement and a boardwalk all the way to Portofino. Its a great walk with bars/cafes and swimming options... More 

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G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your super nice review. It is always pleasant to see our house through our guests' eyes and the image you granted us is so positive that we all wish to thank you for your time and kindness. Hope to welcome you again in a near future Kindest regards More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unable to check-in until 3pm even though check-out is at 11am. So after walking the busy road (which does not have a pavement all the way) for lunch, upon our return, our bags were still just sitting in the lobby. The room was small and badly designed. You couldn't get past the open window to get into bed and you... More 

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Thank Adam O
G_Bottinelli, Proprietario at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I'm really sorry that you spent such a bad time with us. Your general view is so negative that unfortunately I don't think any of my words could soften your opinion. Maybe we just aren’t the right place for you...I wish you find a better one if you'll choose again to spend some time in our beautiful area... More 

Nazareth, Israel
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

12 days of a trip to Europe one day .. and this hotel overlooks a beautiful landscape.. I got the room and then I had a surprise !! They asked me to sign a paper written by hand! for the room rate.. I asked why !! I did not get an explanation..Only to know .. I do not look suspicious... More 

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G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest thak you for your nice evaluation! We usually ask a signature for extras (such as coffee, various drinks or room switch to a more expensive one) . We ask it also to "walk-in guests" in order to make sure they know how much they are paying for the room (as there is nothing written like with online reservation),... More 

Bergen, Norway
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53 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We stayed here for two nights before heading off to Rome. The ocean view rooms on the higher floors have a great view, and a small private terrace to relax on. Bathrooms are very small and the shower is a bit of a squeeze. 15min walking distance to the town centre. The property is well maintained and clean. A bit... More 

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Thank Carl H
G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for writing a review and for you kind words. As far as fireworks are concerned, probably you did not noticed the A4 sign (30cm x 20cm), that we put on the front desk one day before and for the 3 days of the event . Kindest regards More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We returned to L'Approdo in June for our second visit and it was just a lovely as before. As other reviews have said this is a friendly, clean and comfortable hotel which maintains high standards. The icing on the cake is the quality of the staff, they are always friendly and welcoming, especially on the reception desk. Francesca has already... More 

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Thank Jill M
G_Bottinelli, Proprietario at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your really rewarding words. Our job is not always easy with so many issues to keep our attention on at the same time, but thanks to people like you it is surely worth the effort! All the staff is grateful for your high appreciation and we promise to work even harder to try... More 

Foster City, United States
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Hotel is very clean and bright as was our room. We had a terrace and a beautiful sea view. We were surprised to find out that we were only 700 meters from Santa Margarita and could walk it. The walk was a bit harrowing for the first 200 meters for lack of a sidewalk though. A short walk in the... More 

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Thank Charles G
G_Bottinelli, Proprietario at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your lovely words. We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you'll come again soon Best regards G. Bottinelli M. Hotel Manager More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
L'Approdo is a three star Hotel in a unique position overlooking the splendid bay of S.Michael. Hotel recently renovated, modern neat and clean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about L'Approdo

Address: Via San Michele di Pagana 160, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Rapallo
Price Range: $126 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — L'Approdo 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
l`Approdo Hotel Rapallo
l Approdo Rapallo
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Rapallo
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