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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented two rooms from Franca Maria and really enjoyed our stay. Our rooms were clean and located near the center square of Vernazza. The spaces were comfortable, tidy and not fancy. They were up a lot of stairs, which is typical for Europe and particularly cinque terre. Cinque terre is very old world, and you must keep it in...

Thank Loren K
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the little room we rented from this lady. Her husband checked us in on site after meeting us at the train station. The quaint room had two rock walls and three windows. While there was a balcony it really had no view but it was good to be able to step outside. The bed was comfy, the towels...

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beds were not comfortable at all, the language barrier is a great aspect to consider. We booked Ciapae room and got 3 double rooms which should be more expensive. The only response when trying to solve problems was "no understand", and a difficult landlady to differ from! The husband show unannounced up while 6 ladies occupied the 3 double...

Thank 000Christel
Richland, Wa
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed in one of Francamaria's Camere (rooms) while hiking the Cinque Terre Trail. She was very accomodating and the room was great. We did not make a reservation ahead of time and just started asking for available rooms. Fortunately, Francamaria had two rooms still available, but neither were view rooms. The room we stayed in actually had two, King...

Thank OpenDoorTravelers
Greenville SC
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had a fabulous view from our room in Vernazza. It was a great base to explore Cinque Terre. Our check in felt rushed and not very welcoming, with no extras that we got from other small hotels in Italy (maps, recommendations for places to eat etc). There is no breakfast. They only accept cash, even though they take your...

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Based on reviews from Rick Steves & Tripadvisor, I booked the Lina room for two nights in August 2016. I pray this is the worst experience I ever have, and I have extensive travel experience in Italy and other European countries. I expect hiccups based on cultural and language barriers. How a proprietor handles issues says more about them than...

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

We arrived on the first of 4 nights and were checked into their "GIAI" room. Unfortunately, it was not a view room like we thought it would be and we found out from talking to the owners that they only book view rooms directly off their website. We had booked via Trip Advisor/Booking.com and were under the impression that we...

Thank Rennil C
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed five days with Francesca and Franco this season, and it couldn't have been better. Our room was clean & quiet, air con was never needed, with a lovely view of the sea in the distance. Note... Vernazza is located on very steep hills, so don't come here with overweight luggage and then complain about the stairs. Nearly all...

Thank BGilbertSound
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed four nights in the FRANCA room, located just off of Piazza Marconi (main piazza) on a back alley. The Franca room was small, but comfortable with A/C, reliable Wi-Fi and updated fixtures. This room did not have a view, but we weren't in the room for very long anyway. Overall, this was a good value for the location...

Thank Pam T
Campbelltown, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Our fantastic 2 night stay in Room 1 in the Franca Maria Rooms is something we will never forget. It's in a perfect position - as you are in the zone, but above the crowds to see & observe all that goes with this quaint village, and you can retreat or rejoin in, as often as you want - as...

Thank Annette A

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Francamaria Rooms, established in 1992, is located in the heart of Vernazza, in the central Piazza Marconi. The rooms are few steps away from the harbour and the beach, and from the sea view rooms you can enjoy a magnificent sight on all the Piazza, the harbour, the beach and the surrounding hills.All the rooms are completely newly builded, with all the comforts you need for a perfect stay : the rooms feature private bath/shower ensuite, fridge, hairdryer, SatTv, double panel windows, hardwood floors and some are equipped with air conditioning and balcony.Live Vernazza as locals do, stay at Francamaria Rooms. Our reception is located at the ground floor of the main building of Piazza Marconi, at the number 30. Francamaria Rooms is run by Francamaria who, with her husband Andrea, owns and run the structure, with all the possible care about the rooms and about the customers. We are waiting for you to come and visit Vernazza, Francamaria Rooms is at your disposal to offer you the best stay possible. ... more   less 

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Address: Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 30, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
Region: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Cinque Terre > Vernazza
Price Range: RM492 - RM740 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Small but quaint.”
 of 5 bubbles LynneS940, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book early, DON'T OVERPACK, not an ideal place for someone with mobility issues”
  • A view from our room
 of 5 bubbles BGilbertSound, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Francamaria patiently answered my emails as I searched for the perfect balance between cost and amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles pamt464, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is big & looks over Town Square, looks opposite to clock tower. Bathroom is well appointed - toiletries only supplied for 1st day.”
  • Room 1 is directly to the RIGHT of the white terrace balcony in pic, & overlooks the Square
  • Room 1 - is on R of this pathway
  • View FROM the window overlooking Square - amazing!
  • View looking straight down from Room 1 - fun!
  • View looking across the square, towards the clock tower
  • Long layout, plenty of room to spread out & store luggage, kitchen on Left
  • Room 1, comfy bed!
  • View looking across the square, towards the street going up to the station
 of 5 bubbles 1AnnetteA, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This room is accessed by steep stairs. A nice description of the rooms is available on the properties website.”
 of 5 bubbles robertpN626QQ, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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