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What We Love

  • A charming stay on Italy's picturesque northwestern coast, with treats in your room and breakfastThe fabulous location, with easy access to the UNESCO-listed site of Cinque Terre
  • Taking a private cruise of Spezia Gulf and the Cinque Terre coast on the hotel's yacht
  • Admiring the chic, inviting décor in your guest room and throughout the hotel

What To Know

  • Spacious guestrooms give you plenty of room to stretch out
  • It's five minutes from the train station, making it the perfect basecamp for exploring Cinque Terre
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Overview

A beautiful stay in the port city of La Spezia, providing easy access to the stunning villages of Cinque Terre

The Lowdown

Set amid some of the most dramatic coastal scenery on earth, the five pastel-colored medieval fishing villages of Cinque Terre, on northern Italy’s Ligurian coast, have to be seen to be believed. This iconic UNESCO World Heritage site is sure to inspire and amaze. Winding paths traverse seemingly impregnable cliff sides, while a 19th-century railway line, cut through a series of coastal tunnels, carries less intrepid souls from village to village. Even better, cars were banned some time ago.
Ideally located for exploring these wonders, the aptly named Cinque Terre Gateway sits in the nearby town of La Spezia, Liguria’s bustling capital. From here, you’re an easy train or boat ride away from the villages of Cinque Terre or nearby Porto Venere. A welcome new addition to the town’s hospitality offerings, the hotel occupies a period-style building that belies its chic, modern interiors. You’ll also enjoy a lovely breakfast each morning at a nearby café, where you can mingle with the locals and plan the day’s adventure.

Rooms

Double rooms boast stylish, contemporary décor, with views of the historic town center or the tranquil inner courtyard. Each room features a king-sized or two twin beds, as well as a modern en-suite with a large shower.

Dining

An Italian breakfast is served each morning at a café just outside the building. It includes fresh brioches, focaccia, hot drinks and fruit juices. For an extra charge, you can upgrade to a Deluxe breakfast buffet, with eggs, cheeses, meats and more. For other meals, there are plenty of eateries nearby, and sampling the local cuisine is a must.

Location

Cinque Terre Gateway is located in the heart of La Spezia, just a five-minute walk from the central train station. This bustling port city is the jumping-off point for excursions around the area, with boat and train rides to the fishing villages of Cinque Terre, Porto Venere and other destinations easy to arrange.

How to Get There

Cinque Terre Gateway
Piazza Saint Bon 15
La Spezia, 19122 Italy

Reviews

Truly impressive! Our favorite place of the entire trip in Italy!
Clara N

We'd really researched where to stay in the Cinque Terre region and this was our reward! Our deluxe room was beautiful, clean and tasteful. Breakfast at the hotel was first class, having a choice of breads, pastries, cold meats, smoked salmon and a hot option, to name just a few.
The location in this beautiful little village was perfect with easy access to the train and the ferry. Most of all we valued the staff - from reception to housekeeping they were wonderful. We met the owner and could understand why he is so proud of his hotel.
This is a perfect place from which to plan your visit to Cinque Terre, We would love to come back in the future!

Great hotel and Perfect place!
Patrick L

The location could not be better for easy access to the Cinque Terre!
We recently stayed for 4 nights in a double deluxe room. The rooms and service were top notch as is the location.
Hotel is very clean, bathroom appeared to be recently returned with a great power shower and plenty of space in the bedroom , quick and easy checkout and free wifi.
We used it as our base for exploring the Cinque Terre. It is a great location to return to and relax and enjoy the hotel and food at either the hotel or one of the many restaurants close by. The town itself is beautiful with several tremendous places to see and many shopping options as well. I would highly recommend staying here and would certainly return if my travels take me back here in the future!
Highly recommended!

The owner refused a Family Check In
youniquetravelling

Hospitality means: serving, hosting, been the Commsumate Host.
We have chosen this Hotel for a very important family for their stay in La Spezia.
They were travelling with children and seniors.
Arrived late at the train station.
After arriving in La Spezia they did not realized that the check in was "until 7:30pm" and straight from the train station to the Hotel been late 35minutes, the OWNER refused their check in. The OWNER was RUDE to the Guests.
This is UNNACEPTABLE!
ALL RESERVATIONS WERE PAID IN ADVANCE!
guests had to pay another Hotel of 150euros!
Did not receice any compensation from the Hotel!

For those who are travelling people and understand the essence of Hospitality should understand that giving bussinness to this propertybis actually contribuiting for the OWNER to continue been rude to Tourists.

Unnaceptable!!!!!!!