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Hotel San Desiderio

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Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in September. Using Rapallo as a base for Portofino and the Cinque Terre.Marco and Fillipo were so helpful before we even arrived and we had read great reviews.The rooms were really well decorated and all the little details considered. Nothing was too much trouble and we really were made to feel welcome. This is a...

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sdhotel2014, Gestione at Hotel San Desiderio, responded to this review

Dear Caroline P, thank you so much for your nice review. Filippo and I (& Idefix) are glad that you have fond memories of your stay in Rapallo at Hotel San Desiderio. It's a pleasure for us to make our guests feel comfortable and at home, and we try to give the best tips in order to enjoy the beauty...

Reviewed 3 October 2016

I stayed with my girlfriend for three nights at this hotel using Rapallo as a base to explore the area. Marco, Phillipe and Idefix really made us feel welcome, and nothing was too much trouble. The hotel is located in a private road 5 minutes from the train station and the seafront where you can catch a boat to Portofino....

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sdhotel2014, Gestore at Hotel San Desiderio, responded to this review

Dear Gary, thank you so much for your kind review. Filippo and I (& Idefix) are glad you both enjoyed your stay at Hotel San Desiderio and we look forward to welcoming you back soon again in order to appreciate even further the beauty of the Ligurian coast and in order to make you feel at home again in Rapallo....

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My wife and I and our small dog stayed two nights in this lovely BnB. Marco and Filippo are the kindest, most gracious hosts you'll ever meet. From the moment we arrived, we felt like we were at home. The room was nicely decorated and super comfortable with all the little extras you'd expect from a 5 star. Breakfast was...

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sdhotel2014, Gestore at Hotel San Desiderio, responded to this review

Dear MrStripey, thank you so much for your nice review. It was a pleasure for us to welcome both of you to Hotel San Desiderio and Idefix was glad to meet and greet a special friend like Stella. Filippo and I wish you all the best and we look forward to seeing you all back soon again. Kindest regards, Marco,...

Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We found the hotel with ease from the train station. It took about five minutes. The day before we arrived, we received a helpful email from the owners with more detailed directions than google maps had offered us. It was located down a quiet, private road. On arrival Marco, Phillipe and Idefix the dog were very welcoming providing us with...

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sdhotel2014, Gestore at Hotel San Desiderio, responded to this review

Dear Clare, thank you so much for your kind words and your very nice review. It was a pleasure for us to welcome both of you to Hotel San Desiderio and to make you feel at home. We are glad that you enjoyed the small touches and details that have made your stay a little "special". Idefix will miss you...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I had read all the reviews for this Hotel. They all mentioned Marco, Fillipo and Idefix. We had been sent directions for how to find the hotel, which made the walk from the station very easy. We were greeted by Marco and Idefix, who very quickly made us feel at home. Our room was very comfortable, with amazing attention to...

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sdhotel2014, Gestore at Hotel San Desiderio, responded to this review

Dear Jann, thank you so much for your kind review. It has been a pleasure for us to welcome you to Hotel San Desiderio and to make you feel at home. Filippo and I (and the dog Idefix) look forward to welcoming you back soon to discover even further the beauty of our region and the richness of the Ligurean...

Reviewed 25 July 2016

We only stayed there for one night but they were very accommodating, rooms where spacious enough for me and my children, and a good breakfast included. We had a very big car and they were very helpful in providing a pass to park it. We would definitely book here again.

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sdhotel2014, Gestore at Hotel San Desiderio, responded to this review

Dear G P, thank you so much for your kind review. It has been a pleasure for us to welcome you and your family to Hotel San Desiderio and we look forward to welcoming you back soon again, maybe next time for a longer stay in order to discover the beauty of Portofino coast and more. Filippo and I (&...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Wonderful hotel, perfectly situated in centre of town, near to railway and buses, and only 5 minutes easy walk from the harbour. Huge choice of restaurants, cafes, bars, etc. within 5 mins walk. Hotel spotless, and owners extremely helpful and considerate. Tasty breakfast, with good choice. Rooms well-equipped and beautifully decorated. Thoroughly recommendable.

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sdhotel2014, Gestore at Hotel San Desiderio, responded to this review

Dear Clare, John, Jan and Bill, thank you so much for your kind review. Filippo and I (and Idefix of course) are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Hotel San Desiderio and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Every time our guests come back they discover that there are some changes and improvements in our hotel, so...

Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Such a good hotel, definitely recommend for a stay in rapollo. Showers are hot and on point. 10/10!!! Really good breakfast as well with lots of options for whatever you feel like. Happy to open the kitchen for you at night time. Hotel in an easy location near the train station. Lovely owners.

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sdhotel2014, Gestore at Hotel San Desiderio, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie K, thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in Rapallo and we look forward to welcoming you back soon again to Hotel San Desiderio, maybe for a longer stay so you'll have the chance to discover this beautiful area even further. Filippo and I (and Idefix) wish you all...

Easton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 May 2016

First the hotel - it is small - more like a B&B. It is on a side alley and what it lacks in vistas it more than makes up for in charm. It only takes about five minutes by foot to the ocean and some nice dining options.The owners, Marco and Phillipe, own and work at this 8 bedroom establishment....

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Dear Marb E, thank you so much for your kind words. It has been our pleasure to welcome you to Hotel San Desiderio and to make you feel at home in our Italian way. Our priority will always be to make our guests feel comfortable and relaxed and if there is any query or need, we try to accommodate it...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Marco and Filippo (and the dog Idefix) could not have been nicer and kept us informed with confirmations and directions to the hotel from the train station. It is a short walk (a few blocks) but you may want to consider a taxi if you have a lot of luggage. This is a small hotel off the hubub of the...

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sdhotel2014, Gestore at Hotel San Desiderio, responded to this review

Dear Jim and Donna, thank you very much for your kind words. Filippo and I (and Idefix) are glad that you enjoyed your stay in Rapallo and we look forward to welcoming you back soon again to Hotel San Desiderio. Arrivederci e buon viaggio. Kind regards, Marco

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Hotel San Desiderio is a warmly welcoming home, with an informal, comfortable and quiet environment that suits to everybody's needs. . There are seasonal promotions, therefore we suggest you to contact us directly in order to receive every detail and the most convenient offer for you. We look forward to welcoming you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel San Desiderio

Address: Via S. Desiderio 4, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
Region: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Rapallo
Price Range: $104 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel San Desiderio 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for away from the main road, as that's fairly busy.”
ariadne6, 21 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We were on the 2nd floor, but think all floors would be the same. I found it very quiet, very little, if any street noise, although we ran A/C 24/7 which may have drowned out noise. But this is a small village and not a lot of action going on in the evening that we saw.”
jockeyfox, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
“A little hard to find so ask for good directions”
Franny2337, 11 Jun 2013 | Read review
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