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Vis a Vis Hotel

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#7 of 22 hotels in Sestri Levante
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Ocean View
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80Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
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Wonderfully sited hotel with spectacular views, nice room, pleasant service, solid food and beverage offerings - did I mention the view! Came to Sestri to see where my grandparents immigrated from and fell in love with this charming city. Would stay at the Vis a Vis again. PS -
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Hotel's Favorite
We chose to stay in Sestri Levante and found our dream hotel at Vis a Vis for a holiday with our adult children. It had wonderful views over the bays, easy access to the town, a lovely swimming pool and accompanying deck chairs to relax on. There was also a comfortable drawing
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Response from hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis Hotel
Responded Aug 14, 2018
Dear Victoria S, Thank you for your kind review. We are proud to have a wonderful and dedicated staff and we are pleased to share your feedback with them. We could not have wished for a better description of our hotel! The feeback of our guests is a real support and allows us to improve our quality of service. We look forward to a return visit at the Vis à Vis. Best regards
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Enjoyed 2 fantastic nights at this well located hotel We arrived via train to Sestri Levante and found the hotel very easily just 10 minutes walk away. A unique tunnel entrance with red carpet to the hotel greets you...unless you miss it like we did and attempted to walk up the
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Unfortunately I have very little good to say about this hotel except the views are stunning. Our room, a deluxe ocean view, was quite small and in need of attention to detail. The bathroom bench was badly stained, the floor was dirty and had hair on it. The corners were dirty
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Response from hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Sharky12, We sincerely apologize for the disappointment. We adhere to the highest standards of cleanliness and hospitality, and we too are very sorry for not being able to satisfy them for your experience. Your comments will be reviewed with all the staff to improve the level of service we offer to our guests. We are sorry for your dissatisfaction and if your travels take you back to Sestri Levante, please contact our Manager on Duty to organize a personalized and certainly different experience. Sincerely,
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All in all a fantastic hotel with the best view ever! Very friendly staff and good service. Only things to pick at: The rooms are a little worn and the alacarte not too exciting. - and fix the table tennis ;)
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Response from hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Meander420700, Thank you for the 4/5 review! It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much! We're delighted you appreciated lovely views and convenient location. We care deeply about the happiness and satisfaction of our guests, so we will discuss your comments with the appropriate members of our team who are moving forward. We aim to constantly improve our service so we look forward to sharing an even better experience with you soon! Have a beautiful day! Warm regards
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$148 - $431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
vis a hotelvis a sestri levante
ItalyLiguriaItalian RivieraSestri Levante
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