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Grand Hotel Villa Balbi

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“private beach”(18 reviews)
“swimming pool”(11 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Business Centre
Dry Cleaning
4 Star Hotel
Grand Hotel Villa Balbi is an old aristocratic XVII century villa; it stands on the seafront of Sestri Levante, a few yards only from the beautiful sea of the Gulf of Tigullio, between Portofino and Cinqueterre. Converted in 1947 into an elegant Hotel, Villa Balbi has elegante and rich...
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Viale Rimembranza 1, 16039, Sestri Levante, Italy
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46.5 km to Cristoforo Colombo Airport
96 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

went there recently just to look. the concierge was nice enough to allow me to wander about the lobby, even me not being a hotel guest. thank you! lots of history, photographs, tapestries, marble signs in the walls if famous visitors. then i had a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

very picturesque hotel with great views on the sea. super well located on the center of the action near old town Sestri Levante. fantastic place for a rest and refreshments and enjoy the views and people watching. its what you do in Italy, Magnifico!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going to the Balbi is like visiting old friends that you haven’t seen for a while. It is difficult to know whether the guests are as welcoming as all the staff, who are without exception helpful, friendly and professional. This applies to all areas of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the location, good breakfast and great service. Comfortable beds, decent size room for Europe and an amazing view. The only down side of our room was the shower was on the smaller size. The bathroom was nice and up to date as was...More

Thank getoutoftown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is truly excellent establishment, formerly an old villa with loads of character, pleasantly located by the sea front. Dinner and breakfast were very good, we were part of a large group, so decent meals in hotels are not always a given, but that was...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$242 - US$513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Sestri Levante
#7 Luxury Hotel in Sestri Levante
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$242 - US$513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Sestri Levante
#7 Luxury Hotel in Sestri Levante
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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AuntyNetty
27 March 2017|
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Response from frenchtraveller43 |
Easy 8 to 10 minute walk from the station
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AuntyNetty
27 March 2017|
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Response from Reception V | Property representative |
Dear AuntyNett, our hotel is 500 metres far from the railway station. Regards Reception desk
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Room Tips
"Old Villa Balbi"
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"Request a bay view."
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"Check to ensure you have a quiet bedroom not near noisy plant outside."
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"Top floor has a small roof terrace with great views."
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