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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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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
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 

Southern Ireland
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37 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights here,on arrival we were welcomed by Francesca such a lovely warm friendly girl,our room was bright clean with a fabulous view over the sea.Breakfast was very good continental with a good selection of fruits,meats cheese,and cakes etc.The one downside I would have is the position of the hotel it's less than a 10 minute walk... More 

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GBottinelliM, Proprietario at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your lovely review. Francesca is really grateful for your kind word for her. We hope to welcome you again in a near future Best regards G.Bottinelli M. More 

Antalya, Turkey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This was our second visit to L'Approdo, a professionally run family hotel where nothing was too much trouble and Francesca on reception was faultless in helping us around this beautiful area. Breakfast was a sumptuous buffet everyday the rooms were emaculate with beautiful views. Definitely recommend a visit.

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

Dear Guest, all our staff want to thank you so much for your kind appreciation that makes our work worthy! Francesca is grateful for your nice note on her work. Hope to welcome you again soon More 

Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Pros – This hotel is extremely well located if you want to visit both Rapallo and St Margherita (both are worth a visit). The hotel is also located just a few minutes walk from a beautiful rocky beach where people sunbathe Hotel and room were spotlessly clean. Bathroom and shower are larger than average. The very, very friendly English-speaking staff... More 

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Thank Jim K
GBottinelliM, Proprietario at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your very nice review and for the time you dedicated to the description of our Hotel and sorroundings. Your opinion is really important to us. We hope that you will come and visit us again Kindest regards G.Bottinelli More 

Wilen, Switzerland
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

My familiy and I stayed in the L'Approdo for a long weekend. The booking and communication prior the arrival via email was very easy and prompt. Hotel rooms practical with international TV channels (italian, english, german, french), bath room equiped with shower gel, soap, hairdryer etc. Typical italian breakfast buffet. Wide selction of fruits, toasts and italian rolls, italian pastries... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you so much for rating us so good and for your super-nice description of the Hotel services, rooms and facilities. We appreciate your words very much Let me just make a small clarificatrion for those who may read: coffee and cappuccino during breakfast time (8 to 10 a.m.) are totally free of charge; barley and decaffeinated coffee,... More 

Ironbridge Gorge, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
109 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We stayed here last week for 3 nights and I found it...Faultless.....Marta on Reception was truly amazing and welcomed us upon arrival and was there on a daily basis, full of helpful tips. The Hotel was spotless and incredibly well looked after in every way...and I know all about hotels after 40 years of owning them!!! The entire staff never... More 

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Thank Bluemel
grerico, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, as you surely are aware of ( because you're an Hotel owner as your write), our job isn't always easy nor rewarding in both human and economial terms. Nevetheless, thanks to people like you you that so graciously recognize our strong and constant effort to make the best for our dear Guest, we are motivated to keep on... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 Pagana, 160, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Rapallo
Price Range: $126 - $222 (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
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Rapallo
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