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Pleasant Hill, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in October and had 2 rooms on the top floor of rooms -- the restaurant, pool and rooftop bar are above. Incredible views! Very friendly and helpful staff. We loved the town of Sestri Levante and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Vis a Vis!

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

Dear Guests, Thank you very much for sharing your experience and for your comments regarding your stay at the Hotel Vis à Vis. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We are very happy to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely,

Delray Beach, United States
Reviewed October 19, 2016

You could not find a more accommodating staff, fabulous food, incredible views, pool on the hillside, direct access to a Cinque Terre hiking trail through their third floor gate, and every amenity including their spa and elevators to every floor!! Their rooftop bar and dining room views!!! I can't say enough about the staff....everything request done with a smile including...

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking time to share with us this brilliant review on Tripadvisor. It is a pleasure to know that the service level of our Hotel met your expectations and we are especially glad to hear that your dining experience at Olimpo Restaurant was “fabulous”. We will share with all our staff your beautiful compliments! As we...

Reviewed October 18, 2016

Even though our GPS took us to a pedestrian only street and we had to ask for directions 2x to find the correct block (and then couldn't find entrance because we were looking for the hotel which was way above our heads on a hill) we were delighted to finally arrive at Vis a Vis . Warm welcome and clean,...

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

Dear Guests, thank you for your feedback on your stay at the Vis à Vis. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our warm hospitality and the incredible view from our hotel ! We are sorry that your dinner has not been fully satisfactory. Even if you are vegetarian, our a la carte menu and our traditional menu offer...

Broughty Ferry Dundee
Reviewed October 14, 2016

When we arrived we learnt that the room allocated only had a shower and no bath. According to the reception manager only the 9 suite rooms had a bath in addition to a shower. The original room if you are only staying a couple of nights is adequate but if longer as we were for 2 weeks was too small....

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking time to write this review. Thank you for appreciating the beauty of our hotel and the amazing view of your junior suite. Sorry if you think that the supplement of € 70.00 per day for a junior suite with 2 balconies and sea view is too high (a...

Broomfield, Colorado
Reviewed October 10, 2016

My review may be a bit harsh but stayed here 2 night's and didn't sleep one of them. We were in a room on the second floor - I think it was 201 which was very small and there was a constant noise (from what turned out to be a closet beside our room) that kept us awake most of...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking time to write this review. Sorry if the first of two nights of your stay was not up to your expectations. We took note of his remarks and we will keep them in consideration on the occasion of the upcoming works of renovation and improvement that we carry...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed October 8, 2016

This hotel sits up on the highest point overlooking the Bay of Silence! Sitting on the top deck is spectacular! Amazing service from the waiters at the top bar makes it even more pleasurable! Great pool area surrounded by rosemary and olive trees! The rooms have automatic shutters on the windows so you can totally blackout your room and sleep...

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

Dear Guests, thank you for your pleasant review that expresses, in addition to your satisfaction with our service, the very important aspects that we love to give to our guests: comfort and tranquility, surrounded by a fantastic landscape and scents of our Ligurian Land ! . Your beautiful words full of enthusiasm and satisfaction, make us proud and gratified of...

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed October 3, 2016

We were given a room with a wonderful view however my wife asked for a room with a tub and within 30 minutes we were given a family suite. Do not have the ocean view but lots of room and we appreciated them meeting our special requirements. That evening we got the view from their wonderful dining room. The staff...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to share with us this “brilliant” review on Tripadvisor. It was great to read that we have offered you a memorable stay and that the Hotel Vis à Vis met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back at your next visit in Sestri Levante !

Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

This clearly not 4 star but an okay 3 star. The rooms are clean, fairly basic and with small shower rooms. If you need WiFi then this is absolutely not for you; difficult to access and excruciatingly slow download.

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

Dear Guests, We are really sorry to read that your experience at the Hotel Vis à Vis has not fulfilled your expectations. Your comments are very valuable to us and they will certainly help to improve. The size of our rooms and bathrooms are set with sparkling clarity and pictures on web sites through which you book a hotel and...

New York, New York, United States
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Vis a Vis has the best view I've ever seen. It's a must stay. What most people do not know is that it's a one stop spot. You do not have to travel or stay at other hotels to explore the region. Through the hotel you can book boat tours to other locations, so there's no need to keep switching...

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Thank you for choosing the Hotel Vis à Vis! It is pleasing to hear that your stay was thoroughly enjoyable and you are satisfied with all that the vis à Vis has to offer. As we always strive for delivering excellent service and memorable experience, your positive feedback is indeed encouraging for us to continue doing our best to look...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed September 28, 2016

The location is great, being within walking distance of old town with its shops, restaurants and waterfront. The views from the bar and the dining room floors are absolutely fabulous.....surely the best in Sestri Levante. The service was excellent. The front desk staff are most professional, helpful and pleasant. They are to be commended. On the downside however, the rooms...

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Dear Guests, We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed every aspect of your Vis à Vis Hotel experience. Our priority is to make our guests feel comfortable and special, therefore, we are very glad to learn that you felt treated warmly. All our staff, especially our reception thank you for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $103 - $314 (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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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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“Just explain what you want at the desk...It's yours!”
 of 5 bubbles lindaa289, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Just take elevator from hotel right to street and restaurants and shops are just steps away”
 of 5 bubbles IleneB978, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Best views are in the suites”
 of 5 bubbles DCM1a, Oct 14, 2016 | Read review
“Don't pick room 201”
 of 5 bubbles comcgan, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room facing the bay!”
 of 5 bubbles e_dag17, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
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