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Hotel Genio

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06/06/2017 07/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location is idyllic. I sat on a shady vine covered terrace above the packed lunchtime streets down below. It was tranquil and the views exquisite. I would never usually eat bread but this hotel has a terrace bar and doesn't claim to be a restaurant so I settled upon a local white wine and bruschetta How marvellous. Delicious tomatoes,...

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This hotel is smack in the middle of the port of Porto Venere - in a very picturesque building that seems to be part of a very old stone fortification. There were quite a bit of steps going up to our room, - pack light. Our room had a great view of the port - very beautiful to watch the...

Thank Shellyaya
Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small, family-run hotel, Positioned right in the best spot for making the most of this lovely little fishing village. I was prepared for the fact that there were heaps of stairs so it wasn't an issue for us. People need to be aware of this. The room was small and basic, and the bathroom was tiny. Towels...

Thank Eleanore M
Talamona, Italy
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were on a family vacation with my brother and his wife from the States. We found this little jewel of a hotel online at the last minute. And boy were we happy with our choice. The son of the owner greeted us and was just lovely. Friendly and helpful. He parked our car for us and we didnt have...

1Thank Joanne M
Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Booked this place one year in advance for 3 nights and changed 5 months ago to 2 nights. At first this was a big problem and then not a problem. When we checked in, our room was number 7 on top floor. Igor brought the suitcases as there were 50-60 steps up, we were hoping for a good view but...

1Thank Snakepass66
proprietary, Proprietario at Hotel Genio, responded to this review
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Si si,la stessa recensione per 2 volte,per me un uomo che da ragione ad una donna cosi molto maleducata e'...

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Booked for 3 then changed to 2 nights with 5 months notice, checked in was given room 7, should have had Air conditioning, fan and garden view, it has none of these. When complained was told by Igor didn't need Air conditioning and get out of here and go to your room, I said no then was told to pay...

Thank travel4047
proprietary, Proprietario at Hotel Genio, responded to this review
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Roba da matti,una donna al limite dell'esaurimento nervoso,sempre arrabbiata,maleducata e parecchio scontrosa,mi inizia a mandare E-Mail 5 mesi prima di...

Reviewed 4 March 2016

If you are not looking for a fancy place, but just want to stay in an old and charming place, then this is the right place to stay over night. Fantastic view from the balcony over the beach and the port of Porto Venere, clean and friendly, you will get fresh and warm bread for breakfast.

Thank concertoclassico
Liguria, Italy
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We very much enjoyed our stay at the hotel, and also on returning for a day, had a lovely lunch looking out over the bay. The rooms are quaint but comfortable as is the whole place. The waiters are attentive and knowledgeable and the food is excellent.

Thank dalmunzie
Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We stayed at the Hotel Genio this last week, It was a small family run hotel in a beautiful location overlooking the harbour and sea. We had room 3 which was at the front of the hotel occupying sea view and overlooking the square with the handful of bars and restaurants. The hotel is attached to the castle so is...

1Thank karen f
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We loved this hotel; its central location is so lovely for viewing the early morning comings and goings in the piazza while one breakfasts, and for popping in and out during the day when one has forgotten something. It is built actually in the old town walls so is utterly quirky in its design as it has presumably evolved within...

Thank Irishtraveller913

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
this Hotel is in the old village of Portovenere,have free garage for your car,simple but nice rooms all with bath,istory place and istory Hotel with romantic garden and balcony sea front,all shop are near,the tipical Liguria tradition are in this place,7 rooms with bath (shower) and good breakfast for your time free,visit from Portovenere to Cinque Terre start in front of this Hotel and the road by foot start under Genio ,very well ,coming in Genio Hotel is much better for you, hi friend ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Genio

Address: Piazza Bastreri 8, 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
Region: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Porto Venere
Price Range: RM405 - RM625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Genio 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Every room has a view and a terrace with table and chairs. We liked that.”
joannem977, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't book or stay at this place”
Snakepass66, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“have one of the rooms with a balcony overlooking the beach (room 3&4)”
concertoclassico, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Most of the rooms have views and all are quiet!”
dalmunzie, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room 3 brill views with balcony, Wi-Fi a bit temperamental”
398karenf, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
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