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Grand Hotel Villa Balbi

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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 interiors, made precious by rare and valuable antique furnishings, tapestries, pictures, precious marble, beautiful parquet and finely finished ceilings. The Balbi palace, once the mansion of noble, aristocratic families, site of historical events and abode of famous men and women, still keeps all its charm today. A quiet and very comfortable Hotel, with careful and professional service. With its own pool, private beach, restaurant and parking area is the ideal location to spend a relaxing holiday.
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Restaurant
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Business Centre with Internet Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
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Historic Hotel
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
139Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
30Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Hotel Villa Balbi has nice grounds and looks good as you drive up. The suite our parents had in the older section of the hotel was so tired and musty they had to relocate to a very small regular room in the new part. Our...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We stayed here for a week on a B&B basis. The hotel is made up of the original building (in which our room was located) and a more modern extension. The extension has been well disguised so that it didn't detract from the great surroundings....More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank AlanandLyn
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Built around a several hundred year old grand villa this hotel pretty much has it all. The location just across the street from the beach front and the back bordering the old town couldn't be better. The room was VERY nice and large. The bed...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Dan_MarthaMildenhall
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Great location for a short stay in Sestri Levante. Easy for both walking around Town and relaxing at either pool area or private beach. Downside is small rooms and the breakfast bufé. No elevator to reach first floor, around 15 steps, which is acctually hard...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank hanna_ksd
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for a week in September with Great Rail Journeys The hotel is charming, very clean and well maintained. The dining room staff were lovely, particularly Angelo who looked after us extremely well. The reception staff and indeed the entire hotel staff complement...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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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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Dear AuntyNett, our hotel is 500 metres far from the railway station. Regards Reception desk
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"Only stay in the new section."
bkn0x
2 Oct 2018
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"Avoid rooms overlooking the open-air restaurant if you don't want to listen to the live evening..."
hopefultraveller21
11 Aug 2018
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"Old Villa Balbi"
richard1946
30 Jun 2018
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"Request a bay view."
getoutoftown
21 Jun 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$188 - US$342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
grand hotel balbigrand hotel sestri levante
LOCATION
ItalyLiguriaItalian RivieraSestri Levante
NUMBER OF ROOMS
105
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