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Grand Hotel Portovenere

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Via Garibaldi, 5, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We chose this town (Portovenere) as a good place to explore the Cinque Terre. This hotel is right on the water and the ferries to the Cinque Terre are right there), so it is easy to visit them by ferry, hop on and hop off, and make your choice of towns to see, visit, or even hike. We chose a... More 

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

Dear BFWong, Thank you for your nice review about your stay at Grand Hotel. We are very pleased to read that found the hotel to your satisfaction and the service provided by the team met your expectations. We are very lucky to be located in Portovenere right on the beautiful harbour and just a few steps away from the Ferry... More 

sydney
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After the tiny rooms in Rome and Florence, we arrived to this spacious, spotless, fully equipped room with a huge bathroom. The beds were so comfortable. Our room had an internal view and I kind of wish we'd paid the extra for an ocean view because it would have been spectacular. That said, we were happy to sit on the... More 

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

Dear vmrayner, Thank you very much for your very nice review about Grand Hotel. We are very pleased to read that you found the decor and the spaces of your room to your liking as well as the service delivered by the team. Ours is indeed an unbeatable location, just a few steps away from the Ferry to Cinque Terre... More 

northern ireland
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely hotel in a fabulous location. The terrace bar has a spectacular view over harbour. Some of the staff were super. Young. Guy with glasses in reception and one of the smaller waiters dealing with breakfast was really friendly and couldn't have been more helpful. The rooms are quite small but have everything you need for stay, parking is... More 

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

Dear salNorthernIreland, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review about Grand Hotel Portovenere . We are delighted you had such a great time and would like to thank you for your compliments toward the team and the hotel in general. For what concerns the Beach it doesn't belong to the Hotel , we have an... More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall would recommend this hotel as the location is unmatched and not a lot of other higher-end hotels in the vicinity. Some details: -Ambiance: Hotel lobby was clean and nice. Rooms were beautiful, spacious, clean, and well-decorated. It seems like most of the rooms would offer a good view of the marina. -Amenities: Breakfast is on the 1st floor terrace... More 

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

Dear Pmohano3, Thank you for choosing the Grand Hotel on your recent visit to Portovenere and for taking the time to give us your comments following your stay . I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your time here for the most ; however I was quite disappointed reading the title you choose and the part of your review... More 

Widnes
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is all about its position. Overlooking the harbour and the town, the views from the breakfast terrace are stunning and if you are fortunate to have a room with a sea view then the views are just as good. This is a former monastery and therefore the owners are restricted in alterations they can make. As mentioned in... More 

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Thank WidnesViking1958
Antonio P, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Portovenere, responded to this review

Dear Widnesviking1958, I am delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoy your time in Portovenere. Many thanks for recommending us. We are also very pleased that you enjoyed breakfast at Palmaria restaurant. Nonetheless, I have read your comments about rooms dimensions but like you have correctly mentioned we had follow many restrictions during the refurbishment. We look forward to welcoming... More 

Lichfield
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87 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a short 4 night stay in the GHP Portovenere and really enjoyed everything about our stay. Check in was excellent and all the staff were very attentive and efficient. Our room was well appointed and superbly clean, great shower and mini bar. Bed was comfy and we slept well. Breakfast was excellent quality and varied. Location wise we... More 

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

Dear bonnpritch, Thank you for your glowing review of the Grand Hotel ! We are delighted to read that you had a memorable time with us and enjoyed the hotel, its strategical location to visit the area , our comfortable accommodation, and those small details that made your stay even more special. We do hope that we will have the... More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel. Spring for the water view as you can sit on your balcony & gaze out at the beautiful buildings, boats coming in & people watch. The breakfast spread was extensive and delicious with lots of healthy options. The staff was friendly & helpful to store our luggage when arrived early. Love this hotel & will def... More 

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

Dear AprilCshu, Thank you sharing your experience at Grand Hotel. We are pleased to read that sitting on our balcony helped make your stay a relaxing one and that the breakfast was a delight. We do hope that you will be returning in the near future for another stay in Portovenere. Kind regards, Antonio Polesel General Manager More 

Castle Rock, Colorado
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this place. Our room was on the top floor and it's rooftop deck afforded incredible views of the castle,, fort, old village and harbor. The rooms were recently remodeled and were nice and quiet. The beds were comfortable and the decor modern. Breakfast was good and included fresh fruits, eggs, meats, pastry, juice and coffee. Portovenere is part... More 

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

Dear May D, Thank you for posting an excellent review of your stay at Grand Hotel . We are very pleased you enjoyed staying in our beautifully-appointed rooms, and for nicely mentioning their details and amenities . We are also glad you have appreciated the extensive buffet breakfast at our Palmaria Restaurant. The location of the hotel, is ideal for... More 

Morristown, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit started with underground valet parking. Excellent! An absolute nessesity in a city like this. The location is wonderful, strolling easily to whatever you would like to see in Porto Venere. The food in the restaurant was fantastic, especially the breakfast buffet. The room was modern, well appointed and immaculate. The staff was very pleasant. I would definitely recommend this... More 

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

Dear Tom D, Thank you for posting a very nice review of your stay at Grand Hotel . We agree with you, the location of the hotel is the best for the leisure traveller, with many of Cinque Terre and surronding area easily reachable by Ferry Boats. We are also glad you have enjoyed your experience at our Palmaria Restaurant... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I was cruising through Liguria on my way down to Rome and I thought I would pop in and check out Portovenere.. Had heard so much about it from friends etc I thought, hey why not! Its amazing! Y'all gotta check it out! Anyway reckoned was a good idea to chill on the balcony at this great looking hotel... More 

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

Dear Rosko F, Thank you for posting a nice review of your stay at Grand Hotel Portovenere. We are glad you were impressed by the stunning view from our terrace, and experienced friendly service throughout your stay. We very much appreciate your lovely feedback, and hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon into this part of... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • 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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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 Garibaldi, 5, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Porto Venere
Price Range: $275 - $661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Portovenere 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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