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Reviewed 6 August 2016

I’m writing this review by the Biodola pool before our transfer back to the airport and the hotel deserves a fairly detailed review based on our last 10 days’ stay. We chose Biodola as back when I roughly the age of our youngest, we travelled to Elba for summer holidays and would camp at the site just up the bay...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Stayed at the hotel for 6 nights. This is a luxury hotel, and the price does reflect this. The room was very spacious, with a very large bathroom. The hotel has its own pool, as well as a dedicated stretch of the local beach (with sun lounges and towels). The food was great, prepared and presented well. My room was...

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Basle, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Friends told us what a fabulous hotel this is and we wanted to find out if it was true. Well, all expectations were met. Very nicely situated with private beach. Hotel was perfect in every way. Food out of this world. It was certainly worth a visit and I can recommend it to everyone who wants a relaxing holiday.

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Cervia Milano Marittima, Italy
Reviewed 2 July 2016

a wonderful location in a wide, golden sand beach with green hills around; all comforts and special kindness of restaurant, room and beach staff. quite good food, improvable with local recipes and local bread instead of anonymous international cuisine. very unpleasant noises from neighbour rooms and bathrooms, due to awful acoustic isolation: really unacceptable in this kind of hotel! quite...

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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Arrived at the hotel only to find it a lot cheaper to book through a website they tried there best to overcharge us !! And the breakfast was awful only very limited selection ! Also found the staff very rude ! The room was nice and clean ! Bought a room with a sea view and was charged an additional...

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DeFerrari, Owner at Hotel Biodola, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Andrew Horton-Kitchlew, Thank you for have appreciate our room. While I wish you had a better experience at the check-in, ad we strongly apologize for any mistake we might have done, however we can't agree with your feedback about our staff. Infact the whole staff of Hotel Biodola work hard everyday to deliver to each guest an exceptional...

Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

In Iondon I have been known to stay at the savoy. In nice the negressco.The staff at the biodola are all capable of comparison to the two great hotels I mention. They are a well trained highly motivated team and nothing is too much trouble for them. Morrisemo the concierge helped me several problems that occurred not of the hotels...

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deferrari, Direttore at Hotel Biodola, responded to this review

Dear Mr Rigby, I really thank you for the great compliments you gave to our Staff, to the room and to our standard of wine and food. The problem of the air conditioning is a real misunderstanding. Our air conditioning is not working if the outdoor temperature is less than 20 degrees and when the temperature is less than 16...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Brittany Janosek, Stayed September 2015 Positives The room cleanliness was very good. Staff was in and out before we returned from breakfast each day and room was spotless. The outdoor bar maitu had good staff and decent food. The beach had absolutely fantastic views of the surrounding mountains. The walking trail right on the ocean was extremely beautiful. Negatives The...

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DeFerrari, Direttore at Hotel Biodola, responded to this review

Thank you to have find the time to send us your opinion. We are really sorry that our hotel were not able to soddisfy your needs and we would like to apologize if you have suffered many problems. Reading his review I think that we were unable to find the right balance and everything went wrong ... The Staff at...

Spring Valley, New York
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We loved this hotel. Our room was large, immaculate and well-appointed. There was ample storage space...two large wardrobes plus luggage rack and floor space. We had a lovely terrace with sea view ( MUST!). The linens, toiletries ( large tubes of Aqua del Elba...lovely! and we're replaced as used),towels,robes,slippers...). The room was a bit dated but so well kept that...

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DeFerrari, Direttore at Hotel Biodola, responded to this review

Dear RAD10977, thank you for your comment! We’re very glad that you enjoy the atmosphere of our hotel and it's a big pleasure to have guests that appreciate our services which we continuously strive to improve. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we look forward to serving you in the future as special guest. Best regards. The Manager...

Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

We returned for the 10th time to hotel Biodola, and found it as magical as the first time! Some of the staff have been there for a very long time, more than 15 years, which talks volumes about the quality of the hotel management with respect to its staff. The staff were very friendly and courteous. The Lobby of the...

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DeFerrari, Direttore at Hotel Biodola, responded to this review

Dear Nazzi, thank you for your comment! We’re very glad that you enjoy the atmosphere of our hotel and it's a big pleasure to have guests that appreciate our services which we continuously strive to improve. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we look forward to serving you in the future as special guest. Best regards. The Manager...

Somerset, UK
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I cannot think of a lovelier place than this. The beach is sandy, the sea clear, the scenery gently Tuscan. Our room was huge, light and airy, the toiletries first class. Amazing value and quality of food in the restaurant although it was a little large for our taste and not very full as start of season. Staff all friendly...

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DeFerrari, Direttore at Hotel Biodola, responded to this review

Dear Nailem, thank you for your lovely review and for your visit in May. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and all the services and facilities we offer. We look forward to welcome you back at Biodola Hotel soon. Best regards. Raffaella De Ferrari Hotel Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the magnificent Biodola bay, the hotel has a large private sand beach, 8 clay tennis courts, 9-hole golf course.The hotel's restaurant is famous for its exquisite cuisine and service. Maitu' beach restaurant offers a range of Tuscan specialties. Rooms and suites all with terrace, have all the comforts one would expect of a top-class hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Biodola

Address: La Biodola, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Livorno > Elba Island > Portoferraio
Price Range: $223 - $530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Biodola 4*
Number of rooms: 88
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Also Known As:
Biodola Hotel Portoferraio
Hotel Biodola Elba Island/Portoferraio, Italy
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Portoferraio
#2 Family Hotel in Portoferraio
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Portoferraio
#2 Luxury Hotel in Portoferraio
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