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Accomodation advice La Spezia or surrounding area

Accomodation advice La Spezia or surrounding area

Old Feb 26th, 2004, 03:20 PM
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Accomodation advice La Spezia or surrounding area

Will be travelling to Cinque Terre 1st week in June - would like some advice on where to stay. We are considering either Doria Park in Lerici or Hotel Firenze in La Spezia. Any comments/advice would be greatly appreciated. Has anyone encountered problems with on-line booking ?
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Old Feb 26th, 2004, 04:21 PM
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We enjoyed our stay with these nice people for 7 nights in their villa/BandB in the village of Arcola, not far from Lerici, where they own and operate a fine restaurant(by the same name):

http://www.lapiccolaoasi.com/

We "commuted" to the CT by boat from the pier at Lerici - across the Gulf of La Spezia - ideal!

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Old Feb 26th, 2004, 10:53 PM
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Can't comment on the establishments themselves,(we stayed in a converted watermill up in the hills)but Lerici's more of a holiday place and La Spezia is more of a navy town
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Old Feb 26th, 2004, 11:16 PM
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Have you checked on Portovenere, just south of 5T, at the north side of the La Spezia bay?
Lerici is on the south side and not really 5T.
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Old Feb 26th, 2004, 11:38 PM
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Why don't you stay in any of the 5 towns of the Cinque Terre itself? Try www.5Tterre.com or do a search here under Cinque Terre accomodation. we stayed in Riomaggiore and hiked and trained the CT over 2 days. Good accom all villages!
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Old Feb 27th, 2004, 08:31 AM
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Lerici is great, a delightful town. When we went to Cinque Terre we were driving and stayed in Levanto where it was easy to park and take the train into the five towns.
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