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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views. The rooms are spacious and the breakfast offers much variety. Parking was included but we walked and took the bus and left the car parked for 3 days. The location is in between Portofino and Cinque Terre and the city centre is walking distance to get to the bus. There are many charming shops and restaurants to choose... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Of the 2.5 weeks that the boyf and I traveled Europe, this was unanimously decided as the single best hotel we stayed at. The view was absolutely fantastic and the room ... wow, the room was phenomenal. Spacious, nice, and nice fuzzy blankets to cuddle up in with the windows open at night. This room was SO nice, in fact,... More 

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thanks for the nice review we are waiting for the next holiday Yours sincerely More 

Natick, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

This is sort of like a castle on a very high hill with a drive that is so steep and windy that the cab driver had to call ahead to make sure there was a spot for him to turn around in. We were stuck and needed a last minute hotel and there was only one room left that they... More 

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I have traveled North Italy for 8 days and this was THE BEST hotel that we stayed in. Excellent hotel, good service, fantastic breakfast. It is a small castle with comfortable rooms and excellent service. It has two big terraces on the roof, one on a open sun and the other more in shadow. The look from there is fabulous,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

If driving entrance to hotel very tight especially if driving anything bigger than a fiat. Rustic and charming from the outside Grounds were beautiful in June with everything in bloom lovely smell of Jasmine in the evenings. Very impressive hall and staircase our room was on the top floor a good size with excellent views. It was unusually hot while... More 

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Sussex, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We stayed here for two nights, which was probably enough in Santa Margherita. The hotel is up a hill from the centre; but it was only around 10 minutes walk, maximum. The hotel has high ceilings and a huge central hall that opens up to the height of the hotel. Our rooms were comfortable, but not large, but gratefully air-conditioned!

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

A very charming castle, located a bit up the hill, 800m (very easy) walking till the beach. The rooms are simple(castle like), clean and big. Some bathroom facilities are available in the room. There is also a fridge, a hairdryer and an airco. On the roof of the hotel you can enjoy sunbathing but without pool or shower. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is quite unique, a beautiful castle overlooking the town, spacious rooms, impressive staircase, magnificent building with elegant charm. Excellent service, delicious breakfast, just a short walk to the centre. Great value for money, highly recommended. I will certainly come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

I can't say enough about this fabulous Hotel or the lovely staff. My husband and I have just spent 2 nights there after having our passports stolen. The staff couldn't have been more helpful as far as printing off documents and getting us sorted with train tickets etc. The room and breakfast were great, and close to town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

It's really wonderful castle. Amazing free breakfast with breathtaking view. Short walk to centre. I have no words to describe that atmosphere. But was truly enjoying! If you want to feel Italian culture best place to stay

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  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about La Vela Hotel

Address: 21 Corso Nicolo Cuneo, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Santa Margherita Ligure
Price Range: $110 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Vela Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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