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“Nice beach front property”
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Hotel Santa Maria
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Chiavari
Reviewed November 28, 2013

This hotel is located right across the street from the beach and the Lido Beach Cabana and Ristorante.

The Hotel Santa Maria staff was very pleasant, helpful, and spoke English.
Our room(s) were on the top floor with a patio and had wonderful views of the beach.
Even though our room decor was a bit dated, everything was well maintained and clean.

A bountiful breakfast buffet is available for an extra 5 Euros per person.
Everything on the buffet was fresh, well presented and the dining area was spotless.

We were there after the summer season and can only imagine what it would be like during the summer months.
Chiavari is an interesting town well worth a visit when considering traveling the Ligurian coast.
We were pleased with our stay at the Hotel Santa Maria and recommend it to travelers.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Judith L
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Reviewed November 15, 2013

We stayed for two nights and both their rooms were really clean and their staff was really helpful. Although it was very late night, they helped us and made our check-in. The location is easy to find when you go by your own car.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank Merve B
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

The hotel is located in a convenient location in the vicinity of the city center right on the beach. The staff are all lovely and make you feel at home. I would recommend this property for all kind of travelers.

Room Tip: Rooms with sea views are nicer and if you ask, the staff will accommodate.
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Kamyar S
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

We spent 9 days at this hotel. Arrived and found we did not have a balcony or sea view. Not the hotels fault as I hadn't requested. When I asked if there was a balcony view available was told not for that night, but they could accommodate us the following day. And they were true to their word. We left our suitcases and visited family. On our return we were given our new room key and I must say it was well worth it. The view was lovely.

The hotel backs onto the local railway station and I can imagine the rooms at the back may be affected by some noise throughout the day, but night time was ok. We only spent one night in our room and I can say it didn't affect us or prevent us from sleeping.

Our booking did not include breakfast, but at an additional 5 Euros per person, we had breakfast every morning. There was a good selection of local fare as well as fruit, yogurts etc for those thinking about their weight. Service was very good and the staff friendly and helpful.

Because we were visiting family we didn't eat lunch or dinner at the hotel, but it appeared to be always busy. We were also advised that there was also a special concession for those wishing to use the beaches opposite the hotel.

I would definitely go back. The hotel is in a good location close to the train station, beach and the local town centre of Chiavari.

Room Tip: Try to get a room at the front of the hotel that don't back onto the rail way.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed here while on a motorcycle trip through Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland, August 2012. Very nice, clean hotel, well appointed rooms, private secured parking. We paid a little extra for a "room with a view". The staff were very friendly and were very pleased that we spoke " un po Italiano" (a little) and they all spoke English. Wish we could have stayed longer as the surrounding area was very picturesque, nice boardwalk along the beach with many nice restaurants. I highly recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: Room with a view!! Mediterranean side.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

We were tired from the flight and just wanted a decent place on the shore for a night, so this did nicely. The staff was great and the rooms adequate. Parking was convenient enough. The shore is busy and crowded - this isn't a natural location. Chiavari was very pleasant to walk around and we found some nice places to eat within 10-15 minutes.

Room Tip: It's on a busy road and the windows are of an older style, so you can't avoid all the noise...
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank rstev3
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Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

Looking last minute and still found a wonderful hotel across from beach. Delightful garden area for meals. Friendly staff. Locked area to park...extra charge, but worth it. Shops are close and carry a wide variety of merchandise. Felt totally safe wandering area alone.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Additional Information about Hotel Santa Maria

Address: Viale Tito Groppo 29, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Chiavari
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Chiavari
Price Range: $48 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Santa Maria 3*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Santa Maria, facing the sea of the splendid Gulf of Tigullio, is a short walk from the Chiavari historic center. Managed directly by the owners, the facilities include a quaint garden and a large panormic terrace and solarium. The restaurant serves local favorities, prepared with genuine ingredients brought everyday. The high quality services offered surely places the hotel at a higher level than the official rating.L'Albergo Santa Maria, affacciato sul mare dello splendido Golfo del Tigullio, a due passi dal certo storico di Chiavari. Gestita direttamente dalla proprietà, la struttura dispone di un grazioso giardino e di una grande terrazza panoramica/solarium. Il ristorante propone piatti della tradizione locale, preparati con ingredienti genuini, acquistati freschi ogni giorno. L'alta qualità dei servizi offerti colloca l'albergo sicuramente al di sopra della sua classificazione ufficiale. ... more   less 
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