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“Friendly, cosy, great prima colazione”
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B&B Marisa
Reviewed November 5, 2010

The Monterosso accommodation office by the train station booked this for us. The B&B Marisa was less than ten minutes' walk away, with many trees and plants surrounding it, the friendly owner and her mother in attendance. It's quiet, home-like, clean (of course!), with excellent breakfasts with fresh fruit, muesli, good bread, jams, and super coffees in all the usual Italian variations. The daughter speaks English but the mother doesn't. However communication is not a problem when the well-run business knows and anticipates what simple travellers need.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 28, 2010

Found this place on TripAdvisor recommendations - it was great, lovely breakfast on a balcony, clean rooms, handy to the beach, friendly staff. Small bathroom, but had everything we needed!

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 7, 2010

We stayed in Monterossa for a day and were so sad it was only one day. The Band B is a very short walk to the beach in the new part of town. Our room was quiet and very clean (the bathroom in ours was updated and fairly new). Our host did not speak much English, but has a big personality which makes you feel welcome and at home. The garden was beautiful with lemons, peaches, roses, etc. Our breakfast which overlooked the garden was traditionally Italian and quaint. We would definitely stay here again when we return. Grazie Senora for a wonderful stay.

  • Stayed: May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 17, 2010

I thought this was a great place and very reasonably priced. The mom didn't speak English but was adorable. Valerie answered emails very quickly. We didn't notice the sewer smell noted by other reviewers. We had two rooms. One had a private bathroom. The other one might have had to share a bathroom but the other bedroom was unoccupied. No big deal though even if they had had to share. The 4th room also has a private bathroom. The location was great - I was expecting that we would wish we had stayed in Old Town but we really didn't care. It's more congested there and I sort of liked getting out of the crowd and noise.

  • Stayed: May 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 4, 2009

Hello,

I really cant understand all the complaints in here. When i travel to a foreign land, i don't expect that people there speak my language. Valerias english was excellent and her mother really tried to speak a slow italian so i could understand her. So maybe you guys out there learn a little bit italian before you travel. I am an avid traveller to Monterosso al mare and B&B Marisa was way the best offer i ever had – did you ever had to pay for a hotel in Monterosso al mare?. Plus i tried to book late for Easter and she offered me the only free room which was perfect for my needs: Clean, good bed and a nice bathroom. The Breakfest was great: Excellent coffe and all the rest was nice too. I just can recommend lovely Marisa and her beautyful Place. Ciao a tutti :-) Gregor from Germany
PS: Thanks for the fresh lemons and the lovely Canna flower which feels well here, thanks Valeria

  • Stayed: April 2009, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 29, 2009

We had a wonderful time here. Fresh, clean, comfortable rooms. We had our own private bathroom. Lovely family-run b&b, always helpful and friendly. Organising the booking was quick and easy and emails were always promptly answered. There was an assortment of food for breakfast including toast, brioches and fresh coffee and juice. The beach and main street were a 3 minute walk away, which meant you could escape the noise at night, but still close enough to enjoy shops and restaurants. Monterosso and the surrounding villages were absolutely stunning too.
I highly recommend Marisa B&B! We had an amazing time there!

  • Stayed: July 2009, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank SydneyChelsea
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Reviewed July 23, 2009

Tiny bathroom which had an overbearing sewerage smell. Hand basin stuck into your shoulder while you sat on toilet. Hot pokey room filled with useless furniture. Open window didn't help but a small fan gave some relief. Floors sticky. Cigarette ash on kitchen benches and on floor in breakfast room. Juice, coffee/tea , toast with jams and nuttella okay for breakfast but that's all. No fresh fruit or yoghurt. Breakfast at 0900 hours didn't accommodate anyone wishing to sleep in or get up early to tackle the Cinque Terre walks.

  • Stayed: July 2009, traveled with family
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Additional Information about B&B Marisa

Address: Via Molinelli 24, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Cinque Terre > Monterosso al Mare
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 50 B&Bs / Inns in Monterosso al Mare
Price Range: $80 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cinque terre Bed & breakfast Marisa The B&B Marisa is located at the first floor of a Villa. Marisa Bed&breakfast is just a few steps from the heart of Cinque terre, very close to Railway Station. We offer nice and clean rooms to enjoy a charming, typical B & B Accommodation for your lodging in Cinque terre. From Marisa Bed&Breakfast, you may easily reach the centre of Monterosso al mare and the beaches. Bed & breakfast Marisa is in a garden of orange and lemon trees.Bed & breakfast is run by Marisa's family, familiar atmosfere. Rooms with bathrooms ensuite. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
b&b Marisa Hotel Monterosso Al Mare
Bed And Breakfast Marisa
B&B Marisa Monterosso Al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italy

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