Cinque Terre hotel feedback

Feb 28th, 2004, 11:15 AM
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Cinque Terre hotel feedback


I'm planning to stay two nights in Cinque Terre. The hotels I have narrowed down to are:

Camere Giuliano (Vernazza)
Hotel Steno (Monterosso al Mare)
Hotel Pasquale (Monterosso al Mare)

Any recent feedback on these hotels (or the location of these hotels) is much appreciated.


John H.
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Feb 28th, 2004, 01:03 PM
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Are you driving? Big difference in Vernazza and Monterosso.
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Feb 28th, 2004, 05:30 PM
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We will have a car, Bob.

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Feb 28th, 2004, 05:57 PM
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We have stayed twice at the Villa Steno and will do so again this year. We obviously like the place. The hotel sits on a hill overlooking Monterosso. We enjoy the larger than the average 2/3 star Italian hotel shower, the decks are great for enjoying the Ligurian sunshine and the breakfast is more than adequate,consisting of breads cereals,yogurts, fruits, juices, jams and coffee. As a bonus, the hotel is operated by some of the nicest people you could hope to meet. There is a small parking lot but they ask that you reserve a spot prior to your arrival.
We have not stayed at the Pasquale but it is operated by the same family and is close to the sea. Whatever you decide, have a great time.
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Feb 28th, 2004, 06:10 PM
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Stayed in Monterosso hotel - The Suisse Bellevue. If you can get a room with view of coast, very beautiful. About a 10 minute ride up the hill. The have a parking lot and shuttle every hour to town. Room #20 has the best views - acorner room with balconies on 2 sides.
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Feb 28th, 2004, 06:11 PM
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I have not stayed there yet but I have reservations for Villa Steno in April. It came highly recommended on both this site and Rick Steves's book. It looks wonderful on the site.
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Feb 28th, 2004, 06:19 PM
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Do not stay in Vernazza with a car. I like either of the Pasani hotels in Monterosso, but I would also look at Da Baranin in Manarola and Villa Margherita in Levanto--just north of Monterosso. The car will not be a problem in these towns.
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Feb 28th, 2004, 09:09 PM
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Thanks to all of you for your feedback -- very much appreciated. I have emailed the Steno and Pasquale for availability and will do a little research on the other hotels suggested.

Many thanks.

john h.
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Feb 29th, 2004, 01:24 AM
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Totally echo comments regarding Villa Steno you will not do better
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