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Zurich, Switzerland
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed a couple of nights in this hotel that to be honest is probably de best one you can find in Sestri Levante. Worth to mention is the restaurant, really good food and not too expensive. The breakfast is just OK but good enough to get it with the room. The price in summer is probably too overpriced, but... More 

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hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review shared with us on Tripadvisor. It is a pleasure to know that the service level of our Hotel Vis à Vis met your expectations and we are especially glad to hear that your dining experience at Olimpo Restaurant was excellent. We look forward to welcoming you back, More 

New York City, New York
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41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel. We had an amazing view from our room. We went to town, bought a bottle of Prosecco and some fresh fruit and watched the sunset from our balcony each night. Pool area was beautiful too although we didn't get to spend much time here. This hotel is conveniently located between Portofino and the Cinque Terre. We took a... More 

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hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing with us this fabulous review. We are happy to read that we were able to provide you a memorable experience during your stay with us and appreciated your compliments . In fact, the view enjoyed from our romantic rooms, from our Olimpo Restaurant, from our Sky Bar terrace and our pool is really special and leaves... More 

Roswell, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed with my family. The first of all, the rooms in the web picture are not what you get. Hotel is on a very nice location but soo old and dirty. Very poor customer service and breakfast. It owns and runs by a family and i dont think that they like to spend money for their property. I dont... More 

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hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, This is a funny world: .... today, on the same day, we receive your negative review together with another review by a customer of your same nationality who writes exactly the opposite comments ... This confirms that to meet personal expectations is absolutely not a simple thing, but we feel compelled to tell you that our hotel cleanliness... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent a week at this hotel and I can't recommend it enough The terrace and pool areas are fantastic. Sitting on the terrace having a cocktail before bed is the perfect end to a day. The cocktails are all very reasonably priced. The staff all go out of their way to help you Alessandro at the pool... More 

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hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for sharing with us this fabulous review. We are happy to read that we were able to provide you a memorable experience during your stay with us and appreciated your compliments on our Vis à Vis' hospitality: we will be more than glad to share your notes with the Team, especially with Alessandro, our pool watcher... More 

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108 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel staff described the hotel as a "cruise ship on land" because it's built on the side of the hill and has many floors. We enjoyed our 3 day stay as it was perfectly located, and had good amenities. The food for the most part was delicious (breakfast buffet was amazing). The outdoor lunch area on the 3rd floor... More 

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Thank MaudraS
hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for having enjoyed your trip on our 'cruise ship on land'! We have really enjoyed reading your comments and thank you for the many compliments. Thanks also for your mention about the hotel staff, especially the Reception. We shared your kind words with them. We regret that only our bar service is not lived... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this hotel bar whilst staying in Sestrie - had drinks in the bar with the most incredible view. The staff were attentive and extremely polite , drinks reasonably priced.If you are in this area this is a must visit if only for the incredible view!

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hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carol, Thanks for using the services of our Sky Bar Zeus and for taking your time with this wonderful review! Our rooftop terrace is undoubtedly our flagship and we feel lucky to be able to offer our customers such a wonderful view ! Please come back and visit us soon, maybe even to try the excellent cuisine of our... More 

antibes
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered this hotel a few years ago on our first visite to this region, just for a meal and decided to come back and stay. We have travelled to many places, this hotel is unique with its stunning views, excellent service, extremely friendly and professional staff.We cannot fault anything. We have fallen in love with the region and we... More 

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hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sara, thank you for your always kind preference and for sharing your great experience with Tripadvisor's readers. It's a great satisfaction for us to see guests coming back for years on! Your satisfaction is what we strive for, that's why your kind words are so rewarding to us, and we couldn't be happier to have full met your expectations.... More 

Oradell, NJ
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45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

I'm so glad we were able to snag at the last minute a "Romantic" room. The unobstructed view was breathtaking! Such a unique property--it's layout is like no other hotel we've visited. The rooftop pool and nearby bar were a perfect respite in the midday heat. The room was small but comfortable. It felt like a ship's stateroom which went... More 

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hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for sharing with us this nice review. We are happy to read that we were able to provide you a memorable experience during your stay with us and appreciated your compliments on our hospitality: we will be more than glad to share your notes with the Team, especially with Laura. It has been a pleasure having... More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We approached this hotel by a very steep winding driveway and when booking we had not realised just how high up the hotel is situated. However this is not a problem as the hotel has a very convenient lift from the Reception to the ground where the town of Sestri Levante is only a few minutes away. The staff at... More 

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hotelvisavis, Responsabile reception at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nicola, Thank you for choosing the Hotel Vis à Vis as you home away from home, and as well for sharing your great experience with us ! It is such a thrill for the whole team to see that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. Your satisfaction is what we strive for, that's why your kind words are... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Vis a Vis for one week in the middle of June. I should have written a review sooner but have now been prompted by seeing a couple of negative reviews which just don't make sense to me. We both had a wonderful time in a gorgeous Junior Suite room with two balconies -... More 

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hotelvisavis, Responsabile reception at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking time to share this review with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, especially the service provided by our Staff. Your kind words have made their hard work worth the effort and motivate them to give their best to enhance our guests’ experience: please be assured that your notes will be shared with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoying a stunning, panoramic view and located between Cinque Terre and Portofino, the Vis à Vis is one of the most extraordinary hotels in Liguria , managed from three generations by the family De Nicolai. Built on the top of a hill , in the city centre, to which it's connected through an elevator carved in the rock, the hotel dominates the vista of the Tigullio's Gulf from Portofino to the peninsula of Sestri Levante. It's 45 minutes off Genoa Airport and 1h.15 from Pisa Airport. Completely renovated, the Hotel offers 46 rooms all with private balcony or little garden. Some of them have wonderful sea-view. A private parking, swimming pool, wi-fi throughout the hotel and a steam bath are available free of charge. The heated swimming-pool, is situated among the olive trees in full sunshine and sorrounded by the greenery. The panoramic Restaurant Olimpo offers gastronomic delights from the best italian and regional cuisine. At the Sky Bar Zeus people can enjoy excellents drinks enjoining stunning views over two beautiful bays of Sestri Levante. A steam bath with the well-equipped wellness area Giunone is also available to relax and enjoy pleasant regenerating moments. The Hotel Vis à Vis is at walking distance from the train station and boat terminal for well organized excursions to Portofino and Cinque Terre/Portovenere. A nice co-operating beach (with free shuttle service) is available from May to September. The Vis à Vis is the ideal getaway for those who seek comfort, excellent service, informal elegance and style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vis a Vis Hotel

Address: Via della Chiusa 28, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Sestri Levante
Price Range: $129 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vis a Vis Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
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Vis a Sestri Levante
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Sestri Levante
#3 Luxury Hotel in Sestri Levante
#7 Romantic Hotel in Sestri Levante
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