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Vis a Vis Hotel

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  • Average6%
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Enjoying a stunning, panoramic view and located between Cinque Terre and Portofino, the Vis à Vis is one of the most extraordinary hotels in Liguria , managed from three generations by the family De Nicolai. Built on the top of a hill , in the city centre, to which it's connected through an elevator carved in the rock, the hotel dominates the vista of the Tigullio's Gulf from Portofino to the peninsula of Sestri Levante. It's 45 minutes off Genoa Airport and 1h.15 from Pisa Airport. Completely renovated, the Hotel offers 46 rooms all with private balcony or little garden. Some of them have wonderful sea-view. A private parking, swimming pool, wi-fi throughout the hotel and a steam bath are available free of charge. The heated swimming-pool, is situated among the olive trees in full sunshine and sorrounded by the greenery. The panoramic Restaurant Olimpo offers gastronomic delights from the best italian and regional cuisine. At the Sky Bar Zeus people can enjoy excellents drinks enjoining stunning views over two beautiful bays of Sestri Levante. A steam bath with the well-equipped wellness area Giunone is also available to relax and enjoy pleasant regenerating moments. The Hotel Vis à Vis is at walking distance from the train station and boat terminal for well organized excursions to Portofino and Cinque Terre/Portovenere. A nice co-operating beach (with free shuttle service) is available from May to September. The Vis à Vis is the ideal getaway for those who seek comfort, excellent service, informal elegance and style.
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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141Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vis a Vis Hotel is nicely situated just near the key shopping streets, and is only a short walk to the train station. The hotel is accessed by a long switchback drive, or by elevator from the bottom to the top of the mountain. The...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

I didn’t stay at the hotel but went several times to their rooftop bar for drinks. Amazing views and really nice area to just sit and relax in. Also went to Vis a Vis for a spa treatment, massage. Nice pool area to hang around...More

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Response from hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis HotelResponded September 19, 2018

Dear Hanna_ksd, Your fantastic review helps us to communicate to potential clients who consult Tripadvisor that our services are also available to those who do not stay at the hotel. The terrace of our Sky Bar Zeus (with a romantic view on the bays of...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018

Vis a Vis was my favorite hotel stay in Italy, the room was phenomenal, unreal views, very comfortable, the staff were extremely helpful and courteous, met the owner and her daughter, absolutely amazing people, would not hesitate to go back and, in all honestly I...More

2  Thank michaelseanc
Response from hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis HotelResponded September 19, 2018

Dear Michaelseanc, Thank you for the stellar review! It's outstanding your time with us was so amazing. It is the constant presence of the members of the hotel property (hoteliers for more than 50 years) who ensure our guests are getting the best level of...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for 2 nights. Upon arrival at the train station, we called the hotel and were promptly picked up in a small van. Check in was seamless and all of the staff were exceptionally friendly, especially Laura. The room was small....More

Thank JamieI95
Response from hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis HotelResponded September 19, 2018

Dear Jamie I, Thank you for the 4/5 review! It's fantastic you took advantage of our convenient location in the heart of Sestri Levante, near the water, restaurants and shops . Our staff takes a lot of pride in the one of kind service we...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Very nice stay at the hotel. The food was excellent, and the view was amazing. The room was a bit small but we had a little garden for ourselves. Our room had a small bathtub where you had hold the shower head when you washed...More

Thank ceciliejl
Response from hotelvisavis, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Vis a Vis HotelResponded September 19, 2018

Dear Ceciliejl, It's wonderful you enjoyed your stay with us so much! We assure you that your opinion in the room will be seriously considered to improve our work and service. We care about the satisfaction of our guests so we appreciate you letting us...More

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May 30, 2018|
Response from hotelvisavis | Property representative |
Deart Guest, all our room offer hairdryers . Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us back. Kindest regards,
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May 30, 2018|
Response from Barbara A | Reviewed this property |
So sorry. I did not notice because I finger comb only. Please contact the hotel who are very responsive in dealing with questions.
March 27, 2018|
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Dear Guest, we do not have a fitness/gym centre available in our hotel, but we offer free shuttle service to our partner gym in town. Our wellness area Giunone is at guest's disposal with sauna and a wide range of... More
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"Most of the rooms have excellent panoramic views; I not sure it makes a difference which side of the hotel..."
1 week ago
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"They have a wonderful spa service."
Aug. 25, 2018
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"Pay a little extra for a sea view, it's a must."
Jul. 7, 2018
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"Choose one with a sea view and a higher floor"
Jun. 19, 2018
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US$139 - US$478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ItalyLiguriaItalian RivieraSestri Levante
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