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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vernazza was certainly the best base to stay in Cinque Terre. The hotel was perfectly located in the center of town and minutes away from the harbor. Beautifully modern hotel with comfortable rooms. The only downside was that there is one person who lets you into your room and we were taking a late train in from Rome so we... More 

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Houlton, Maine
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2016

LaMala is not for the weak of heart as you climb many steps up to the top of Vernazza but they will meet you and assist with your luggage! The room was big and beautiful and new. The view from the room and the terrace was splendid, the Mediterranean Sea, cliffs, beaches, castle and sunsets are all part of the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

we stayed here for three nights and Wow an amazing hotel in such a beautiful location. Yes the stairs can be a bit much but my 75 year old mum managed them but did not tackle them too many times though. The owner is lovely and meets you at the train station and thankfully helps you with your luggage. We... More 

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Fairfield, California
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

In his book “Italy’s Cinque Terre” he describes La Mala as “Vernazza’s jet-setter pad”. Not sure what he means by that but it certainly was a modern, clean and beautifully-located overlooking the crashing waves on the ocean side of the Vernazza promontory. We spent 2 nights in July in Room 31 – a beautiful large room with two windows facing... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Forget finding it yourself via google maps, call Gian and he'll find you (and help with the luggage)! The location is great, you don't want to be on the main strip of Vernazza (during the day in summer there are truck loads of tourists arriving for the day) and away from noise. The view from the terrace is incredible. We... More 

1 Thank Ayse C
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stayed in room 19 on our honeymoon and LOVED it. Gian was very quick to respond before our trip. We told him when our train was scheduled to arrive and he met us at the station to help us carry our bags. The room was pristine and beautifully decorated. The service was exceptional. Room 19 had a beautiful view... More 

Thank Emily K
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We were lucky enough to secure a last minute booking at this B&B when visiting the Cinque Terre. The hotel owner was extremely helpful and attentive. The hotel itself is located within the centre of Vernazza and benefits from beautiful views over the whole town. It was extremely modern, clean, comfortable and great value for money. 5 stars!

1 Thank ge0rgiamac
1 review
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Very modern and clean room (room 19) with nice view from our window and gorgeous view of water from the shared terrace. Not a big room but you really don't want to stay in your room too much with such beautiful scenery. Quite a few stairs to get to it but Gian helped carry our bags. Would definitely stay there... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Like so many others we had a wonderful stay at LaMala in Vernazza. A beautiful B&B with great service and exceptionally clean rooms. Don't worry if you can't get one of the 2 rooms with views of the sea. We actually felt the other rooms were more private. A shared terrace overlooks the Mediterranean Sea that we made good use... More 

Thank itsallaboutthetrips
Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We had a wonderful stay at La Mala in Vernazza. This bed and breakfast was clean, comfortable, and very nice. The terrace was beautiful and offered amazing views! We loved sitting out there to listen and watch the waves. The owner was extremely kind and helpful. He met us at the train station and carried our bags up the stairs... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about La Mala

Address: Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 15, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
Region: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Cinque Terre > Vernazza
Price Range: $182 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Mala Hotel Vernazza
La Mala Vernazza, Cinque Terre
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“Room 31 was our room and has the best view and a shared terrace!”
  • View from Room 31, also has sunset views and beach views!
 of 5 bubbles EarlyRiser1957, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 31 is definitely the best, but the others are also beautiful, modern and clean”
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  • Room 31
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  • Bathroom, Room 31
 of 5 bubbles 940stevem940, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Unless you are spending a lot of time in your room (which we didn't), the shared terrace makes up for the rooms without a view.”
  • Room 20 a clean comfortable room
 of 5 bubbles itsallaboutthetrips, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 31. Fabulous view.”
 of 5 bubbles Speckles_11, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 19 is a corner room with windows on 2 sides and awesome views of the water and the town.”
 of 5 bubbles Anne_R_Hutson, 8 May 2016 | Read review
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