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Hotel San Francisco
Ranked #13 of 53 Hotels in Viareggio
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Cranford, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Cheerful, clean and friendly”
Reviewed July 13, 2011

The hotel is bright and sunny. The decor is cheerful. The dining room is airy and spacious. The breakfast was expansive. The cleaning staff was incredibly friendly and solicitious. The hotel management was always courteous and friendly. The location is wonderful, near the beach and shops. We arranged a reserved spot at the Elisabetta beach, which the hotel recommended. It was lovely. We might try, next time, for a different private beach that has a pool. We would definitely stay at this hotel again.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Calgary, Canada
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65 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2011

Spent two nights here, before heading to Florence. We hadn't booked ahead as we wanted to find a good spot, a nice beach, and see what kind of a deal we could negotiate. The exterior isn't anything special, and when you enter the lobby, the dated decor could scare you off. The staff are very friendly and helpful though, we were able to get a sea view at a very good rate, and parking is cheap! $3 euro/day in comparison to $20 euro at others in Viareggio we visited. I was worried about the guestroom, but after being shown our room, it is much more updated than the lobby. Great view, great location and the staff made it a great stay. The mediterranan was a great treat after all the sightseeing!

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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
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playa del carmen
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204 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2011

i was there this fall me and my wife we really like the place
walk distance to the beach and the shops
nice and quiet really clean
we met the owner he is a really nice guy with lot of skills
we will be back soon
thank you so much

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Montreal, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 17, 2010

My friend and I were doing a Euro trip together and we chose to go to Viareggio and loved it!! It is very romantic(for couples) but still lots of nice people, cute shops and yummy restaurants. Very authentic place to visit. The rooms are very clean, comfortable beds, right on the main promenade looking over the beach. I travelled all over europe and stayed in many different accomodations and the one that I loved the most was this hotel! The hotel staff was so friendly and accomodating. All around amazing, you wont be upset if you choose this hotel. Ask for a oceanview room with blacony.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with friends
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Moscow
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465 reviews
112 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 375 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2010

Located right on the main street.
The staff was nice.
Bathroom was fine although it was the smallest shower cubilcle I have ever used. Plenty of hot water and it was kept spotless.
Viareggio is wonderful city, great beach and sea. Its 25 minutes to Pisa, by train, which is great and well worth a day. However its 2 hours to Florence.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled solo
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Dublin, Ireland.
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120 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2010

I spent a week at this hotel and had a fantastic stay. The staff were very welcoming and friendly, Gian Lucca and Gabriele among others. This hotel is very clean and in a perfect location on the promenade. I paid €70 a night for a good size single room with a balcony and a great sea view. Breakfast was very good and I would highly recommend this hotel.
Viareggio is a very chilled out place with great beaches, 2 lovely pine woods in town, beautiful mountains behind the town and a great base for exploring Tuscany and the Coast.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled solo
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New York
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74 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2009

Located right on the main strip. Smaller hotel with about 3 floors. You have to pickup and drop off room key upon leaving and entering the hotel (it was actually pretty good do you don't have to hold the key) The staff was nice. They offered a nice continental breakfast each morning. The rooms were decent and clean.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel San Francisco
Address: Viale Giosue' Carducci 68, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Lucca > Viareggio
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Viareggio
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel San Francisco 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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