I wish I could rate Ca' de Baran 3.5, as 3 seems to low, but it's just not quite a 4. I'l get the negatives out of the way first:
Despite being on the top floor and near the sea, the room had no view as the only window was across into someone's kitchen (A bit awkward; we never saw anyone in there but who knows if they saw us).
Because all the lights in the stairwell are controlled by the same switch, and because the door to the room has a glass panel with only a sheer curtain covering it, anytime that anyone in this 5-storey building entered or left during the night or in the morning, light would come pouring into the room. Not a huge problem, but something to consider if you're a light sleeper.
The heat and hot water stopped working one night, but started back again the next morning.
There's no internet access, but we weren't necessarily expecting to have it anyway.
All that said, this place is in a very good location, near the Manarola train station with a great restaurant practically down the stairs. Also, even though we arrived at night, after Lorenza was gone, she aranged for Paolo to meet us and let us in.
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- Also Known As:
- Ca' De Baran Manarola, Cinque Terre, Italy