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Hotel Universal

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

A lovely hotel. Very clean! Comfortable rooms and beds.. Staff was charming. Not too near downtown Livorno which only means peace and quiet. I would definetly return. Had a room with a view of the sea. Great breakfast.

Thank coloren
Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Rooms, pool, Mediterranean sunsets in your backyard, free parking, gorgeously redone historical building, fine breaky, perfectly comfortable room and view. Management helpful and smiling. Close to downtown which means plenty of motorbikes buzzing around.

Thank Joe I
Vienna Region, Austria
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Best location in Livorno as it is directly on the sea with view and beach access. A charming building with stylish design and modern service, no complains on price/benefit. Evenings they offer bar and restaurant, and are helpful to advise on where to go.

Thank Isabella M
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Really, we just wanted a hotel to sleep after a day driving and prior to taking the ferry to Sardinia early in the next morning. This hotel proved much better than that. First, this hotel has a (small) parking lot and they close the gate at night, so you can sleep better, even with your belongings in the car. Second,...

Thank YannickB69
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

On our "Tour de Toscana" (by car:) we stopped at the beautiful coast line south of Livorno and stayed in Hotel Universal. This 12 room hotel has a Victorian classic exterior and is located solotarily on the sea with a magnificant view to nearby small islands and the mountains of Corsica in the horizon. We enjoyed a deluxe suite in...

Thank Torben S
Nice, France
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The hotel is lovely inside as are the rooms - clean, bright and in good taste. The owners are very accommodating and do their best to make sure your are happy. They have a nice restaurant for dinner....The hotel is situated out of town but walking distance to the beaches.

Thank Victoria's N
Derrylin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for a week and loved everything about it. Lawrence and his staff were helpful and couldn't do enough for you. The hotel itself is magnificent, recently modernised and still retains the amazing original features. The rooms are spacious and clean and maid service daily. The pool and pool area is spotless with plenty of sun...

Thank paul w
Solymar, Hungary
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Good. Could be better. Needs better maintenance, the toilet flush, window rubber sealing etc. Looks like newly refurbished and left behind.. I had a room facing the street, rather small, a bit noisy. Probably there is a better view on the seaside. Good English, both at reception and in the restaurant. Breakfast buffet is ok.

Thank Sandor D
Oxford, CT
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent one night here and it was a favorable experience. The property has been recently refurbished and they did a great job. We had a very spacious room overlooking the pool and the sea. Very friendly and helpful staff and a very good breakfast included. Very nice!!

Thank mmgiunti
Livorno, Italy
Reviewed 17 September 2015

(Scale 1 to 10, 5 insufficient, 6 sufficient): position: 10 (wonderful just on the sea), room decoration: 10 (minimalist brand new matching perfectly with old retrofitted building), reception 6 (too small, very kind but not professional, closes during the night), maintenance 7 (improvements possible), price 8, internet 8, restaurants 8, cleanliness 9, noise 7, swimming pool 7. Definitely the best...

1Thank Nubiliano

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
L'Hotel Universal (Villa Chayes)Situato sul mare, lungo la Riviera degli etruschi, a 5 Km a sud di Livorno,si erge in una nobile e solitaria villa in stile liberty ottocentesca immersa nel verdeL'Hotel Universal sul lungomare di Livorno, è una struttura aperta tutto l’anno gestita e diretta personalmente dai proprietari.Dotato dei più moderni comfort, è situato direttamente sul lungo mare di Livorno, a pochi passi dal porto turistico, dalla stazione ferroviaria e dal centro storico.L'Hotel Universal, interamente climatizzato, è il luogo ideale per soggiorni business e meeting di lavoro, vacanze , soggiorni all'insegna dello sport e della buona tavola.Il Ristorante propone infatti, piatti particolarmente curati e specialità regionali e internazionali nonchè la cucina per celiaci. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Universal

Address: Viale di Antignano 4, 57128, Livorno, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Livorno > Livorno
Price Range: $141 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Universal 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Universal Hotel Livorno
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“No regrets whatsoever!!!!!”
joei892, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 101 has a great view and is on the corner. Try to stay on the first floor as the windows are larger.”
vmgcrg, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“try to get a seaside room”
sandord36, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view (quiter and wonderful sight)”
Nubiliano, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“You can request a sea view. Rooms on first floor have a very large window. Our room had a double shower, not sure if they all do.”
  • Beautiful sunset over the sea
LuckBarbara, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
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