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Hotel La Fortezza
Ranked #19 of 142 Assisi B&B and Inns
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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews
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“Perfect”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2011

We have been travelling for over 7 months and would regard the welcome we received when we arrived here as perfect. We arrived in Assisi with no accommodation on what was a busy few days. La Fortezza could only offer us one nights accommodation but they telephoned around and found us another 2 nights at a different hotel - which they walked us to the following morning. Hotel Fortezza- extremely clean, basic room with ceiling fan, excellent breakfast on the rooftop, beautiful view, tea and coffee available all day, loan of book on Assisi and audio guide very much appreciated. Great location. Wonderful staff.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2011

My wife and I stayed here for one night. The hotel was in an excellent location right in the centre of the old town so everything was within easy walking distance. The parking was at the top of the town and you then have to walk with your luggage about ten minutes down to the hotel which we found quite easily. The hotel gave us a card so that we could get the parking at a reduced rate. As there are no vehicles around the hotel, it is quite. There is a nice sitting area/patio on the roof and they provided complimentary beverages and cake here in the afternoon (nice touch). Would recommend this hotel, just remember it's a trek with the luggage.

Room Tip: Our room had a view over the cobbled passage.
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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
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Des Plaines, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2011

We stayed here in April and it may be the quietest hotel I have ever visited. The rooms were clean and compact, but not as small as the usual European hotels. Very comfortable and secure! The friendly staff even gave us an audio guide and book for Assisi! This is a great place to stay a night or two in peaceful Assisi, you will wake to the birds chirping each morning, just heavenly! Be sure to eat at the restaurant by the same name, make a reservation, this was one of the best meals we had in all of Italy, just amazing!

Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2011

I stayed here one night with my friend and had a wonderful time, just wished we had stayed a bit longer. The only disappointment was the restaurant was closed so we didn't get to try it but we got recommended another great place to eat. Assisi is a fantastic place, lots of little alleys and the bus that runs from the train station is great, only 1 euro per person! The staff are great and really friendly, got given a guide book, an assisi card and bus tickets on arrival which I thought was really generous.

We loved Assisi and if we return I wouldn't hesitate to stay at the Fortezza again.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with friends
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2011

The La Fortezza Hotel was a quaint, medieval style hotel offering wonderful hospitality, great rates, an excellent breakfast, with a spectacular view. A perfect location within walking distance to all the attractions Assisi has to offer. Although parking is available it is not 'on-site,' and only a short distance from the hotel; it is highly recommended to call ahead for parking reservations. The service at the hotel was second to none, very helpful staff and will try to take care of your every need. The roof top breakfast area was breathtaking, a must if you go.

Room Tip: Call or email ahead for your specific needs.
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  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2010

This charming B&B, though a little tricky to find is a true gem, super friendly staff always willing to help, excellent room - very clean and the balcony was a real treat.
I wish we had more time in this place and in Assisi.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Walla Walla, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2010

We enjoyed our stay at the hotel La Fortezza. The rooms were small but clean and comfortable and the location was great--right off the main piazza in Assisi. The breakfasts were especially good! The view from the breakfast patio was fantastic and the selection of breakfast items was great. There was wifi. No a/c but, despite the incredible heat, the ceiling fan was sufficient to keep us comfortable. Definitely good value for the price. We didn't eat at the hotel's restaurant but would generally suggest that if you're looking for good food, leave Assisi and head down the road to Spello. Amazing food in Spello.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel La Fortezza
Address: Vicolo Fortezza 19/B, 06081, Assisi, Italy
Location: Italy > Umbria > Province of Perugia > Assisi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 142 B&Bs / Inns in Assisi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel La Fortezza 2*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fall asleep under the moon, in a medieval house located in the heart of the city. Our comfortable room welcome you with windows stretching up to the roofs of the old houses. The hotel is located in the characteristic Vicolo Della Fortezza," which joins the Piazza Del Comune and Duomo The hotel is formed out of an historic residence and has been restored with a special emphasis on creating a family environment. Made up of 7 rooms, stretching throughout three levels. ... more   less 
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