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Lexington Park
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

I booked based on the Rick Steves recommendation and I was very disappointed. Vernazza streets were packed. It felt like a Disney attraction. Our very sparse room with double bed was up 72 steps - NO elevator! Tried to take a shower at 7:30 AM, but there was no hot water. View out the window was of ugly neighboring roofs.... More 

1 Thank Pamela P
Durham, North Carolina
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Location is wonderful. Room was at the top of many, many stairs (the last segment wrapped around a rope for a handrail). The room was clean and the bathroom (private, but next door) was fine. Our bedroom and others on this floor opened onto a common room that had a wonderful (but very small) view of the harbor. The manager... More 

Thank VickieLA
Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

When booking, ask for a room with a harbour view. It is magnificent. Expect 3 flights of stairs, no elevator. Some stairs are uneven, and as the lights are not always on, you could find yourself negotiating those three flights in the dark. There are, 5 restaurants and 2 bars right below in the small plaza. While that is quaint... More 

1 Thank 1Riverman1
Maryville, Illinois
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141 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We stayed here one night, working our way down Italy. Some lower rooms had a view of the harbor (my daughter stayed in one, very nice). We just had a smaller room up a very narrowing winding staircase, which was a little uncomfortable to walk with large backpacks, but the room was clean, bathroom was roomy. We appreciated the fan... More 

Thank Jayne D
Little Rock, Arkansas
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

The window view of the habor from room 8 is magnificent. we could only get one night in this room and hotel. Not very friendly or helpful. We took backpacks to help with carrying our things up so many steps. The steps are a trade off for the view. No airconditioning but we had good breeze. No breakfast available. I... More 

Thank Kay Y
Scituate, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Albergo Barbara is so much fun to stay at.There area lot of stairs, but we just keep stopping. If you brought a lot of luggage, you won't next time .The fellow travelers usually have a "hostel attitude" and just enjoy the clean safe environment and the wonderful view(or not) We met some very interesting people Giuseppe and Patricia are kind... More 

Thank carolec699
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

As a place to rest in between hiking this place is perfect - accessable and with the bare minimum of nessesities - nice clean rooms/private bathrooms. quaint with great views of the harbor/coast, fair value for money, and of course wifi.

Thank 474Lee24
Helena, Montana
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

This is our third stay at the Albergo Barbara, which is a spartan hotel. The furnishings are simple, the beds are average, the shower and hot water are good, the linens are nice (I especially like their "Nido di Ape" honeycomb towels), and everything is very clean. The location and view, if you get a harborview room, are spectacular. The... More 

1 Thank jcb7012
Reading, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Rooms are clean, check in staffs are polite and kind. There will be a environmental related fees at €1 per person per night. Although the rooms are shared bathroom, but bathrooms are clean. The only thing needed to improve is the hot water is not stable. And it's not family friendly as it has no lift and the hotel is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Albergo Barbara wasn't our first choice but we were glad we managed to get a room here due to other hotel rooms being unavailable due to the summer peak period. As many have mentioned, there's lots of climbing to do, however once we reached our room, it was worth the effort. We had reserved the double room with sea and... More 

1 Thank egho82

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Additional Information about Albergo Barbara

Address: Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 30, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
Region: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Cinque Terre > Vernazza
Price Range: ₹ 4,799 - ₹ 6,180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Find another location in Vernazza. There are plenty of them.”
 of 5 bubbles 492teris, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for view of the harbor. We asked to be on waiting list for one, but unfortunately it did not come available before our visit.”
 of 5 bubbles VickieLA, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“be sure to get a room with view, higher rooms have a very tight staircase”
 of 5 bubbles 482jayned, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The entrance is through a restaurants outdoor tables - a little tricky to find but DIRECTLY looks out onto the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles 474Lee24, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The harbor view rooms are worth the price. I think they are number 8 and 9.”
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 of 5 bubbles jcb7012, 25 May 2015 | Read review
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