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Cinque Terre Holidays Reviews

Via Colombo 94, Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy

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2869 Total Reviews
  • 72%Value For Money
  • 63%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 66%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 65%Facilities

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Very good hostel. Owners were friendly and relaxed, the rooms were good and cleaned everyday, location great. Thanks


Cinque Terre Holidays is close to the ocean blue. Because of its location, I'd recommend it to you. It's a mini apartment not a hostel but that is okay, because it has everything necessary for a pleasurable stay. The only complaint was the bathroom, which was a little small. But it was made up by the staff who really gave it their all. They went above and beyond to make my stay worthwhile, and their "hostel" has the best price values for many a mile.


If you are looking for a crazy experience this is the hostel, if you are picky dont go! The rooms are not in the main street but are close by. To get to our room, on the 8th floor we had to climb 12 sets of strairs (some very steep) counting from the street but I think this will happen in any appartment because the buildings are very old and have no elevators. We had a balcony in our room and the view was amazing. The toillet door didn't exist and there was no central air. The room was clean.


Simply gorgeous.


If you don't have any other choise here you'll find a bed to stay, but consider all this: 1. Rooms are spreader in several places and apartments in the town 2. WiFi only outside the small office of the owner, who doesn't allow guests to sit inside. 3. Don't expect any good answers of treat from the host. 4. Cleaness and maintenance are not well known here. The shitiest place I've been after 3 months around Europe. Anyway, still quite cheap


This isn't a great hostel but not terrible. It is really like a set of condos spread throughout town. It is very large, with a downstairs kitchen and bathroom, which is nice. However, it is not very well maintained. Many of the kitchen appliances were broken as was the bathroom door and duct tape on the shower. It is not very clean either. It is fine for a short stay though since you won't be spending much time at all in the hostel.


The bathroom was disgusting when we arrived, water all of the floor and wasn't cleaned the whole two days we were there. We had a fantastic room for five girls, the location was a bike of a hike to get to but the view was worth it! There is no wifi that we could find or access which was a pain. We shared an apartment type thing with another room, so we shared the bathroom, kitchen and terrace with them which can be fun. Apart from the no wifi and dirty bathroom it was reasonable for the price.

  • 7th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Lots of steps to the accommodation The microwave need to have proper plug And need to improve the cleanliness in the toilet and beds Very dusty


Great quirky little hostel. Could definitely re-arrange the dorm to utilise the space better and not make it look and feel so cramped. In a fantastic position, easy to find!


The shower was small and the door did not work properly. Also, the wifi only worked on the street immediately in front of the office during the day. They turned off the wifi in the evening.


We loved the place. We had some trouble with water on the bathroom floor after showering, but a scrape as you use to clean windows in the room would probobly make it dry in a couple of minutes.

  • 4th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Great place to stay in riomaggiore. Just a 5 minute walk from the water and very well located. Comfortable beds, nice room, big bathroom, you name it. Would 100% stay there again


The rooms aren't particularly nice, but the view sure is! Thin walls, acceptably clean, wonderful terrace with sea-view. Up on the hill and away from the tourist crowds, but just about 10-minutes walk to the main street.


The reception is on the main road but the hostel itself needs to walk 3 minutes up to the residence. If you have luggage with you, don't consider this one. The reception isn't 24 hour so we see some ppl waiting outside for the reception to open but gave up at last. The door is too hard and old to open which we called the reception to open for us. The reception was friendly. The facilities is pretty basic but enough.


Amazing room with a large balcony overseeing the sea. I will come back there, amazing experience!

  • 30th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


It does the job if you only expect an uncomfortable bed to spleep.


Stayed for one night-nice place to stay. Beds were comfortable and there was a kitchen available in my room. There is no wifi available in the rooms. Not a place to meet tons of people but very pleasant.


Good location but you never know what you're going to get. This place owns many rooms in various apartments throughout the city. Some are better than others. Some have no common room to meet others, some do. No laundry option. The staff always seem a bit too stress and busy to help you...but then again, the city is small and manageable enough that you'll be able to figure things out on your own. I would say the 2 best places to stay are Riomaggiore, Vernazza, and Manarola.


The location was great, just off the Main Street and near the station, but we booked a 5 person room and there were 7 people staying in the room. No wifi and the staff weren't that available. Otherwise it was clean and gave us what we needed, as we spent most the day hiking so it was a good place to crash at night.


So glad I booked a place in one of the towns it was a fantastic location. It was small but didn't feel cramped.

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