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“a disappointment”
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Hotel Villa Accini
Ranked #15 of 20 Hotels in Monterosso al Mare
Columbia, Missouri
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“a disappointment”
Reviewed 28 May 2012

I booked a room at this hotel after being unable to find a room at some other hotels that received higher ratings on Tripadvisor. While the reviews were mixed, I took a chance since there was little else available. This proved to be a mistake. First, the A/C in the room did not function properly requiring that the windows be kept open at night to avoid getting too hot. The problem with this is that I could not block the train noise from the nearby track. I tried to call the front desk to report the problem with the A/C but didn't know how to use the phone since no instructions were given on its use. The TV was very small and poorly positioned near the ceiling. The mini bar did not cool properly and it was never clear whether the few items it contained were left there by previous guests or were for sale by the hotel. If for sale, there was no mention of this.

There is Wi-Fi but you had to pay extra for it. I did not so am not sure how well it worked. Also, the bed is rock hard and, for me, very uncomfortable.

The service I was received did not make me feel as if the staff cared whether my stay was pleasant. Not once did anyone inquire whether I had a pleasant stay.

The one plus - the only plus really - was the breakfast. The choices were good - eggs, meats, cheeses, croissants, cereals, juices, coffee, and fruits.

I cannot recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: most rooms offer no view of the water.
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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London
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2011

Hotel Villa Accini was just gorgeous. The rooms were spacious and clean. Our friends room had a view out over the sea. It was well positioned for the beach and train station.
The staff were friendly and accomodating. We were able to sit in the garden surrounds and drink our own wine before heading into town for the night.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with friends
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1 Thank Anna m
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 July 2011

For €170 per night you should have better standard In the rooms. Some of the rooms are smaller and have no view, but still the same price. No WiFi.
Very nice breakfast and the location is nice. Many Scandinavian couples there.

Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
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Thank Loifus
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Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2011

This hotel is on a steep hill, and there is no help with luggage, so beware. It is right near the beach. The beds are very uncomfortable. There is a 6" mattress, but no box springs, just a wooden bed underneath. NOTE: The concierge leaves the hotel at "middle night" and you are locked in. In case of a fire I suppose we would have broken a window to get out. Only one of the hotel employees spoke passable English. The rest were not helpful at all.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with friends
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2010

Villa Accini was a great disappointment to us. It claims three star rating but falls well short of that standard. The building and grounds generally are tired and neglected, in need of repair/ renovation and also routine maintenance and cleaning. There were many issues, but the one which most affected us was the damp problem in our room (number 11) which had lifted paint and render from a substantial section of wall and caused the growth of mould with the associated bad odour throughout the room.

We were charged an inflated price for the room. I found hotels of much higher standard actually in the town of Monterosso at around two-thirds of the cost. I queried management of Villa Accini about this and they responded by telling me that I had come through a booking agency (which interestingly had advertised 'lowest rates guaranteed') and they had loaded their normal rate to cover the 16% commission charged by the agency. The loading actually worked out to rather more than that.

Therefore my issues with Villa Accini relate partly to the hotel itself as it is not up to the standard claimed and is overpriced even at what they quoted as their direct booking rate. There is also the matter of booking through an agency when the room rate is loaded so heavily, allegedly to cover the agency commission. Of course that was not disclosed at the time of booking. As the saying goes, ’let the buyer beware!’

On a positive note, the staff were pleasant and the buffet breakfast was good.

However, overall we regard Villa Accini as an unsatisfactory hotel at an inflated price.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank David12362
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miami, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2010

I booked this hotel in April for a stay in mid June and supplied my credit card number. My trip dates changed and I cancelled my reservation in early May. My cancellation was acknowledged by Pietro. On June 17 my credit card was charged $197 and subsequent emails to the property have been ignored. I now have to protest the charge to my credit card company.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled with family
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Fort Myers FL
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2010

OK, it' ain't cheap but it is in Montorossa, and nothing is cheap there. It is a lot cheaper than Porto Fino. Anyone complaining about the value didn't look at the alternatives. This isn't America and you can't get an $85 Holiday Inn on the Italian Rivera. This is an old villa, completely remodeled and updated. Clean, nice. New baths. Rooms vary from mid size to very small and tight. If you have a car you MUST have a hotel with parking, there is no alternative. If you have a mid-size or large car, don't take it to Montoresso. Only small cars will fit into the town or up to this hotel. Breakfast was very good, service exceptional. The staff is helpful and they speak pretty good English. This is a historic place. Stay more than one night, see Cinque Terre. Visit the other towns, take Angelo's Boat Tour. Hike. What a wonderful few days we had. Ken and Glenda from FL June 2010

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Villa Accini
Address: Via Molinelli 16, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
Region: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Cinque Terre > Monterosso al Mare
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 20 Hotels in Monterosso al Mare
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Villa Accini 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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