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“Great Apartment, Great Location, Great Host”
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VISTA CHIESA S. MARGHERITA
STAZIONE CENTRALE VERNAZZA
DIVANO LETTO
VISTA MOLO VERNAZZA
DIVANO LETTO 2 POSTI
VISTA VIA PRINCIPALE
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera, Liguria

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Emily W
Singapore
Level 6 Contributor
131 reviews
88 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Cold Comfort”
Reviewed 8 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017
2
people found this review helpful

I chose this due to it's proximity to the train station as I had heavy luggage. Unfortunately it also means noise from the trains. And yes the stairs were narrow and steep. There is a lift at the train station but it was out of order when I arrived. It is a whole apartment so you pretty much have everything to yourself so the wifi is good and strong. It's furnishings are a bit dated in style but not old and everything was clean and in good working order. There are also lots of appliances like fridge, microwave, electric kettle and coffee and tea.
Within half an hour of my arrival, the electricity tripped and I was without power for 1 hour. The man in charge had given me his telephone number and came back to fix the problem. He said don't use all the appliances at once. I did not and was worried that it might happen again but fortunately it didn't. Do make sure you get the number of the owner for any emergencies. The "room" had no proper walls. It had curtains on 2 sides which was the problem. Although there was a heater and it was working well, without walls means the heater was trying to heat up the whole apartment! I was cold most of the night in spite of putting on my down jacket and pants. I ended up getting only 3 hours of sleep. I am sure it is great in summer but not so good for colder times.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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triparoun...
Brisbane, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Apartment, Great Location, Great Host”
Reviewed 20 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016
2
people found this review helpful

We spent three fantastic nights at the Vintage Apartment In Vernazza. Light, airy and plenty of space overlooking the village main street. Be aware of the steep steps to the apartment but if you don't like steps, don't visit Vernazza.
Doriano was a great host, giving us directions, met us at the station and even helping us see a doctor (and translating) when our son hurt is shoulder.
He also gave a great discounts at the little bar he ran in the harbour square and introduced me to my addiction to Limoncello.
This little village had everything you needed, a great base for exploring Cinque Terre.
Definitely one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited.

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Liked best: Location of the apartment
Liked least: Washing machine wasn't working
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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GailChery...
Iowa City, IA
Level 6 Contributor
664 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
“Mostly good”
Reviewed 1 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Great price and very convenient location and nice hideaway when the tour boat guests descend each day from 10-5. There are plenty of amenienties that make it easy to cook. The coop or grocery shop is across the street with most that you need. A few problems, the trip advisor listing says that there is a washer and dryer. There is not! The train station is about 30 yards from the windows, and there are many trains an hour, so be prepared for that noise and ear plugs are a must for sleeping. Others have commented on the two dozen steep steps up to the apartment, and they ARE steep. The owner we found to be less than responsive when we had a problem with electricity that went off early morning due to a storm. Our attempts to contact him were frustrating; long waits for replies that were almost impossible to decipher. Though by the end of the day he appeared, and got power restored, he was unpleasant and left before we had a chance to ask questions. Be prepared to be on your own, or make sure you speak very good Italian.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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glasskate
San Francisco
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“On the strip”
Reviewed 8 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
1
person found this review helpful

This apartment as all others in Vernazza involves many steep stairs and is not recommended for the Elderly.
It was very roomy with upgraded bathroom and kitchen. The kitchen had a microwave, tea maker and toaster ( the stove could not/ should not be used ??)
Since it was only steps to the train station, earplugs for sleeping are a must, unless you are a train enthusiast and want to keep tabs on the train schedule.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Neil M
Yakima, Washington
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful apartment in the heart of Vernazza.”
Reviewed 27 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We had a wonderful three night stay at the Vintage Apartment. It was open and bright with a wonderful view overlooking the main street in Vernazza. Doriano was a great host and met us right as we exited the train station. I didn't give it a 5 only because it is near the train station and that could be an issue for light sleepers, neither myself nor my wife are, so it was not an issue for us, but it is something to be aware of. It is up two flights of stairs, but everywhere in Vernazza requires stairs and climbing! As a matter o fact, if you are visiting anywhere in Cinque Terre you are climbing up or down stairs! Pack light!

We really enjoyed our stay at the Vintage Apartments and our visit to Cinque Terre.

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Liked best: Right in Vernazza
Liked least: Train noise.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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