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Hotel Villa Steno
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Reviewed February 9, 2014

I have stayed at Hotel Villa Steno several times, and my most recent stay was as wonderful as ever.
Matteo and Carla are so warm and welcoming and will do anything they can to make their guests feel at home. The location is perfect if you have a car, as there is parking and yet you can then walk into town in 5 minutes. Breakfasts are fantastic, rooms are spotless... what more is there to say!?
Can't wait to come back again!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled solo
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5  Thank Matt D
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

Once again, I was fortunate to return to Monterosso and the Hotel Villa Steno. Matteo and Carla are the warmest and kindest of hosts imaginable. They are extremely knowledgeable about the area and offer many tips on where and what to visit, restaurants, and hiking trails. The breakfast is worth the stay - best coffee of any place in Italy, great homemade marmalades and jams, meats and cheeses, fresh scrambled eggs which are "yummy" (and I don't even particularly like eggs!), juices, breads, homemade cakes, cookies, fruit, yogurt, cereals, and more. Eating on the terrace with a view of the sea and the town or indoors is equally pleasant. Rooms are clean, nice size, electric tea kettle, painted with warm colors, have air-conditioning, and most have terraces or balconies with wonderful views of the sea. The terrace above the hotel provides a quiet spot for reading, sunbathing, relaxing, and taking in the views.
Hotel Villa Steno is a "must stay" hotel if you are in the Cinque Terre area.

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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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4  Thank Cadorina
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Reviewed January 19, 2014

Hotel Villa Steno is the place to be in Monterosso al Mare. The bedroom had a terrace, it was big with a great bathroom. The breakfast is great and home made jams are so good you can leave without buying one! There is a roof terrace which offers a great view of Monterosso al mare!Great value for money, very comfy place to stay. Staff very friendly!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank myrlito
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Reviewed December 5, 2013 via mobile

Positioned high above the town, Hotel Steno is still only a short walk to all the sights such as the lemon grove. The rooms are divine, decorated in a buttercup yellow and we had a large balcony to sit and admire the view. We enjoyed the huge breakfast and great company before heading off on with the map and trail guide (only 1 was open when we went). Wish we could have stayed longer. Thank you!

  • Stayed: July 2013
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4  Thank Jenny L
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Reviewed November 30, 2013

It was hard to leave Villa Steno after our 3rd night. We wish we had stayed at least one more day. Matteo and Carla are so warm and welcoming. Matteo sent us taxi and walking directions from the train that were excellent. Service before and during our stay could not have been better. The breakfast on their terrace restaurant is a beautiful way to start each day. We stayed in a larger room (a triple) which was exceptionally comfortable and this gives you a nice terrace garden overlooking the mountains, ocean and the original section of Monterosso al mare. The hotel is well located in the center of town for easy access to everything.

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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 28, 2013

Got great driving directions emailed from the staff. We drove in from Nice with no trouble and the hotel had parking. If coming by train it is a pretty good walk. Our room was great with two balconies and super views. The staff could not be nicer or more helpful.

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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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3  Thank Rassaslaw
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Reviewed November 23, 2013

Vila Steno came highly recommended and did not disappoint. We stayed here in mid October with another couple and we could not have been happier. Like other reviews, Matteo, Carla and Anna were welcoming and helpful, never rushed and made us feel totally at home.We rang the hotel just before our arrival and they organized a taxi to be waiting for us at the station. A great way to start our stay in Monterosso. The rooms were spotless, well equipped and the colour tones created a peaceful setting. The balcony afforded us views of the town and sea, as did their outdoor terraces. The breakfast was delicious.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank Jill M
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Additional Information about Hotel Villa Steno

Address: Via Roma 109, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Cinque Terre > Monterosso al Mare
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Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Monterosso al Mare
#1 Family Hotel in Monterosso al Mare
Price Range: $153 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Steno Hotel Monterosso Al Mare
Hotel Steno
Hotel Villa Steno Monterosso Al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italy

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