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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 

Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful view overlooking amazing Sestri! The service and food were excellent and we strongly recommend you to choose this place instead of eating in a crumped and probably more expense restaurant downtown. We were extremelly surprised about the price compared with the excellent food and professional service. We paid way less than downtown and had a much better... More 

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

Dear Victoria & Glenn, thank you for coming to visit us and for your delightful review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the great quality of the cuisine of our restaurant Olimpo and the professional service of our staff. We apologize if we had to ask you to come down to the front desk for the payment of your... More 

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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Fantastic hotel. Great position, good food and wonderful pool and rooftop bar/ seating area. Restaurant manager a lovely, helpful man. All staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. Room was a little on the small size but perfectly ok for 5 days. But air conditioning not up to task! Check it out before you commit to room. Some rooms better than... More 

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1 Thank Martin P
hotelvisavis, Responsabile reception at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Martin, thank you from all our staff for appreciating their work and professionalism! The work of our human resources is a matter of irreplaceable importance for our company. About air conditioning we are progressively proceeding to the review of the motor of each room (the entire system has been completely changed in the past year) .. we regret... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Some different views on this hotel - the good things first… The Hotel is beautifully located, the swimming pool area is excellent and it’s a very short and easy walk with a backdoor elevator directly into downtown. And the sunset from the terrace is amazing. I can see why many couples choose this location for a wedding (we saw two... More 

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nicolo_mori, Owner at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Hoffmann, It is not with surprise that we read your comment. We’ve had to deal with a large variety of clients all through these past 50 years. You are one of a kind! Congratulations! Your generous freedom of speech, and your complimentary bad manners, describe the person you are: sad and unhappy. That I also certified by most... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 days here. Not worth the price. Balcony door would not look. Shower door broken, water flooded the entire bathroom floor. Told the front desk and nothing was done. The hotel is elevated. There is an elevator from the street level. On the weekends we were there, there were two parties on the fifth floor. The wait to get... More 

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

Dear Mr. Luigi, We want first and foremost to inform the readers of Tripadvisor that : 1) the opinions expressed are entirely subjective (unfortunately sometimes defamatory for free ) 2) that anyone, even if it not using the services of a hotel/restaurant can make a review.As the matter of fact, who writes a review is under no obligation to prove... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location build in to the hillside with a spectacular view over the city and the bay. Nice rooms, but the bathroom was small. Really nice meal in the outside restaurant at the too if the hotel. The hotell is close to the pedestrian zone and the two beaches of Sestri Levante

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1 Thank Pål V
hotelvisavis, Responsabile reception at Vis a Vis Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your kind review and for having enjoyed our location and the quality of our restaurant! The size of some rooms are smaller and the bathrooms, although all renovated, can not be increased in volume because this would remove some of the rooms and our hotel has already a fairly small number of rooms. It is... More 

New York
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73 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I absolutely love Vis a Vis and Sestri Levante. The hotel is in a perfect location close to all of the restaurants and shops but because it's high up it's peaceful and secluded too. The rooms are on the smaller side but well appointed with a great balcony and views of both bays. The sunsets from our balcony were incredible.... More 

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

Thank you for your detailed review on the occasion of your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you fully enjoyed the experience of being our guest and that you have appreciated all our services, the food at our Olimpo Restaurant , the time spent at our Bar Terrace Zeus, the accurate service you received from our receptionists... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $174 - $457 (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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