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Grand Hotel Portovenere

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This small hotel located in the heart of Portovenere, with excellent views of the water is probably one of the best Grand hotels. Situated right next to the Pier this modern property boasts clean, modern rooms with superb views of the city and the ocean. What is more impressive was the service all the way from the front desk to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for the first three nights of our honeymoon and loved it. We had a sea view room that made our experience even better. The breakfast on the balcony in the front was amazing (and included in the price of the room). Perfect spot to come and then take a boat to cinque terre and... More 

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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I can't comment on the value for money as I did not see the actual charge for the room, but it was just great on the top floor with balconies on both sides of the building overlooking the island of Palmeira. It is modern, recently restored and extremely well situated for all the sites. The breakfast is very good and... More 

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Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear BrigitteM21, Thank you for your nice review. We are pleased that you were able to enjoy your stay and that our location, facilities and the service were to your liking. We are looking forward to welcome you again at Grand Hotel Portovenere. Kind Regards, Antonio Polesel General Manager More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful boutique hotel in an amazing location. Great town for exploring Cinque Terre. The staff were all very helpful and friendly and the room nice and clean with a great view of the harbor. The bar and patio were great for drinks overlooking the city and the breakfast buffet with ample and delicious choices. We drove and the... More 

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Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear maggie e , Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and for the nice feedback. I am happy to hear you appreciated every aspect of the hotel and that you have enjoyed your stay with us. I am also glad you mentioned the Courtesy Mini Van we 're providing to reach La Spezia Train Station when... More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First…a little background…Porto Venera is a town located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. It comprises the three villages of Fezzano, Le Grazie and Porto Venere, and the three islands of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto. It is just adjacent to CinqueTerre. My husband and I have posted various pictures over the years on our... More 

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Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear Dana, Special thanks for taking the time to leave such a memorable review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read that you found the location of the hotel ideal for your daily expeditions and that you loved our comfortable rooms, terrace, breakfast and all the rest! I am also happy you got so clear that... More 

Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Buorn giorno. We finished an REI Adventure trip through Cinque Terre and decided to stay over for an extra 4 days in Portovenere. We chose the Grand Hotel based on other travelers' ratings, and were not disappointed. The room was nicely sized, well appointed, always spotless, and had a gorgeous view of the harbor area to enjoy every morning and... More 

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Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear Robert M, Thank you so much for your very kind comments about your recent stay at Grand Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay with us, and to learn that you found the team so friendly, the rooms so clean and comfortable and the location so brilliant. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great base for exploring the Cinque Terre, Portoverne is a beautiful village and the Grand Hotel is in a great location to enjoy the best of all that Portoverne has to offer. We stayed in a beautifully appointed room with a balcony that allowed us to sit back and enjoy the village. The service provided by all... More 

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Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear Robert F, Thank you for the stunning title and your words of appreciation for the Grand Hotel, and the service we have provided . It is always a pleasure to be informed of what we are doing well and I hope we can live up to your expectations on your next visit to Portovenere. Kind regards, Antonio Polesel General... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this hotel is sited on a fantastic site front of house service is extremely poor rest of service is patchy some good and some very poor the barman we met every evening and lived local was excellent with many stories and advice the day we booked out there was no water hence no shower and no breakfast took over half... More 

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Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear kathj241, This review was published months ago then removed now is back again, I don't understand why and also the description of your experience it is not very clear! I am glad for your comments and for choosing our Venus Bar for your evening drinks. Even after a shorth investigation We have found no tracks of your stay at... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed with friends in suites which were all well appointed,light and spacious. Excellent reception on arrival and very helpful staff all round. The manager was frequently in attendance to keep an eye on various aspects of the hotels operation. Big thanks to Giovanni and Alessandro in the bar who had to put up with our group camping out in... More 

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Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear Harrydomingo, Thank you so much for you wonderful review of our Grand Hotel. We are so delighted to have exceeded your expectations and I am so glad that you enjoyed all the personal little touches that helped to make your stay special. Your kind words focused on the staff genuine approach are the best compliments , we re thinking... More 

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

We had a nice stay at this hotel. Location is unbeatable and view from our room was amazing. The only downside was that our Wi-Fi didn't work 1 of the 2 days we stayed there and hotel didn't have a solution for that. Otherwise we enjoyed the clean rooms and the central location.

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Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear Elif C, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a nice review on our Grand Hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us as well as our unique location . I am very sorry to hear of the small technical difficulties you encountered with the Wifi connection. We had a couple of days with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Hotel Portovenere has recently been carefully renovated. The hotel that used to host the San Francisco convent overlooks the picturesque village of Portovenere and is ready to re-open its doors. Our guests will be charmed by the elegance and the beauty of the structure. Today, as before, its call has remained unchanged. The surrounding nature provides a scenery that astonishes travellers from all over the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Portovenere

Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 5, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Porto Venere
Price Range: $180 - $462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Portovenere 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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Portovenere Grand Hotel
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