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Hotel Il Saraceno

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Columbus, OH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2012

This is an interesting alternative to staying in one of the Cinque Terre towns. Volastra is charming and not touristy at all. It is quiet and the weather is cooler on the hill. Rooms are large but not luxurious. Antonella was very helpful and friendly. The only downside is that the last shuttle bus to Volastra from Manarola is at... More 

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St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Hotel is situated conveniently just outside the Cinque Terre National Park which makes it convenient if travelling with a car (The drive is very scenic and worth doing). The hotel offers a small garage which I managed to park a Form Mondeo in. Be careful if arriving on a Tuesday since the one restaurant in the small town of Volastra... More 

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Oregon
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33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2012

We loved Hotel Il Saraceno for a number of reasons. First, it is in the hills of Volastra, a small picturesque village above the main towns of the Terre. We were driving and the hotel provided secure off street parking in their garage. There was a bus that stopped just up the street from the door which took us to... More 

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boston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2011

My son and I stumbled upon this hotel during a recent visit to cinque terre. What a find! Modern, minimalist, wonderfully accommodating hosts. Antonella is a sweetheart, so helpful, friendly, and willing to share her tips for the area. Her restaurant suggestion was fabulous, and we had a delicious dinner that we will not soon forget. Comfortable beds, wonderful views,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2011

Il Saraceno is a small B&B in Volastra, high above Manarola in the CInque Terre. The room was lovely with an excellent bathroom. The bed was comfortable and the breakfast was perfect before we started out in the morning. What a view from Volastra bus stop down to the sea! Vineyards everywhere, terraced down the hills. The bus is a... More 

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Sao Luis, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2011

I've been in this hotel in September 2010. Great place with a quiet neighborhood, very clean,decent breakfast and the hospitality of Antonella, one of the owners of the hotel. I would stay there in a next visit to cinque terre.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2011

We were 3 couples travelling together and this hotel was a great place to visiit Cinque Terre. Antonella was a great hostess that helped with directions and hints for our walks to Corniglia and Manorola. Hotel has only 5 rooms and is very quiet. Car parking was available and we were able to leave the car there when we walked... More 

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colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2011

This is a little place (4-5 rooms) but with a very big heart and incredible hospitality by it's owner, Antonella. It is located above Cinque Terre but local transportation goes up and the down the road many times daily thus eliminating your need to park in Cinque Terre which can be expensive if you don't know where to look. Antonella's... More 

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Bermagui, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2011

This was a lovely place to stay. Antonella was warm and friendly and very helpful. As there was no restaurant in Volastra serving dinner, we bought our dinner at the local take-away, and ate it in the hotel restaurant. This was good, home cooked food and much appreciated. Il Saraceno is modern, and our room and bathroom were clean and... More 

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Ripon, California
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Reviewed 2 June 2011

Il Saraceno is an excellent little bed and breakfast located just above the Cinque Terre. We received a warm welcome upon arrival, and nothing but excellent hospitality for the duration of our stay. Our room was quite large with it's own bathroom. It and the entire property were spotless. Antonella is a very friendly hostess who is willing to share... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Additional Information about Hotel Il Saraceno

Address: Via Volastra 8 | Cinque Terre National Park, 19017 Volastra, Italy
Region: Italy > Liguria > Province of La Spezia > Volastra
Price Range: $140 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Il Saraceno 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“We loved the "Monterosso" room with its large terrace with views of the hillsides and the vineyards overhead.”
 of 5 bubbles CapnPeBo, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is located in a quiet place. I had no problem.”
 of 5 bubbles 832neelr, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“See if you can get a room with a terrace. Ours didn't have one (they were already booked) and it was still fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Moretti, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If there was a bad room I would not know which one it would be since there where only 4-5 rooms that I could tell in the entire hotel part.”
 of 5 bubbles 654sandras, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I recommend the Monterosso room, as it has its own balcony, it is quiet and and spacy.”
 of 5 bubbles Savvas123, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
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