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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warmly welcomed at Approdo Hotel as we were arriving with our two kids they arranged us a double room even if the maximum occupation was supposed to be 3 people maximum. We just had to pay an extra charge of 30 eur which is correct for two nights. The lady at the reception arranged everything with a big smile, what...

Thank Philma007
G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your kindness, it is very important to us that you spent a nice stay with us with your wonderful family We wait for you all again hopefully very soon Kindest regards

New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We booked two double rooms for two nights. It is excellent managed privately owned hotel. I is located just on the border between Rapallo and Santa Margherita Ligure so you have both for the same price. We had our rooms on the first floor, you should book them too. Why? because they are the only one with great huge balcony...

1Thank avik24
G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your appreciation and lovely description. Also superior rooms at the 4th floor have a huge balcony and surely a higher view on the wounderful bay in front of us and this with only a little over charge. Hope to welcome you again soon Warmest regards G.Bottinelli

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Very clean and modern room. Requested a Sea View room at booking, which was granted at checkin. TIP - definitely book a car park at 15 Euros per day if driving there. All the staff were very helpful and spoke good English. Breakfast was one of the better ones experienced in Italy, as was able to slow boil an egg.

1Thank deanwebb2016
G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your nice review and for your precious tip regarding the car park . As we have 7 places out of 32 rooms the park place is very often fully booked that is why it is so important to ask for availability BEFORE arrival because sooner you ask for it more chances you get...

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Right in the middle of it all, lovely personnel, great service, impeccable rooms, good breakfast service, there is nothing but good things to say about this lovely hotel which is modern and will only leave you happy memories. We were lucky enough to have a room with an enormous private terrace overlooking the sea (ask for room 11 if you...

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G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your really nice words!! We are happy that you loved our room nr.11 and that you have brought back home good memories of the Hotel and sorroundings. Hope to welcome you again next season! Kindest regards

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Touring Italy in August with the crowds and heat is murderous. This hotel, with its awesome views and away from the major crowd attractions, was a pleasant relief in the evenings and mornings. Well situated within walking distance of two towns and access via ferry to Portofino, this is a must to visit. Definitely a must if we ever travel...

Thank Gary H W
G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your kind appreciation. We really hope that you'll decide to come again to enjoy our peaceful spot during your next italian vacation. Kindest regards

West Midlands
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We were upgraded to a top floor room with a balcony and views over the bay. The balcony had sunbeds and chairs too. The room was lovely and clean with nice bed linen, towels, a fridge and every amenity. The windows had electric metal shutters on for night time which were brilliant for making the room both cool and dark....

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G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased that you so much enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you again next year

Paris, France
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Best service ever Not to mention the cutest Hotel in front of the bus stop. We had a problem with our room (no need to explain what is was - its now fixed) and we told the hotel staff. They found a solution within the hour for the day after and we slept in an other room. All the Hotel...

Thank Lolosj
G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your appreciation we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welocme you again next year! Kindest regards

Reviewed 9 August 2016

Well located, clean and rooms with amazing views. No parking space for cars and the access to a parking spot is tricky since you have to walk on a very busy road with no sidewalk to get to your car. Amazing breakfast.

Thank João C
G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for your kind appreciation. We have place for seven cars in our garden and we have 32 rooms... When our park is fully booked the only possibility is to park outside and make a short walk on the busy road. So, even if your descritpion of the park situation is rahter on the negative...

Twickenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016

On a hill with great sea views and easy walking to Rapallo in one direction or Santa Margherita (10 minutes) and Portofino (75 minutes) in the other. The first 5 minutes of the walk has no pavement but after that there is pavement and a boardwalk all the way to Portofino. Its a great walk with bars/cafes and swimming options...

Thank AndyW_UK
G_Bottinelli, Direttore at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your super nice review. It is always pleasant to see our house through our guests' eyes and the image you granted us is so positive that we all wish to thank you for your time and kindness. Hope to welcome you again in a near future Kindest regards

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Unable to check-in until 3pm even though check-out is at 11am. So after walking the busy road (which does not have a pavement all the way) for lunch, upon our return, our bags were still just sitting in the lobby. The room was small and badly designed. You couldn't get past the open window to get into bed and you...

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G_Bottinelli, Proprietario at L'Approdo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I'm really sorry that you spent such a bad time with us. Your general view is so negative that unfortunately I don't think any of my words could soften your opinion. Maybe we just aren’t the right place for you...I wish you find a better one if you'll choose again to spend some time in our beautiful area...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
L'Approdo is a three star Hotel in a unique position overlooking the splendid bay of S.Michael. Hotel recently renovated, modern neat and clean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about L'Approdo

Address: Via San Michele di Pagana 160, 16035, Rapallo, Italy
Region: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Rapallo
Price Range: $155 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — L'Approdo 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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l`Approdo Hotel Rapallo
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Rapallo
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