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Porta Rivera Hotel

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#11 of 22 Hotels in L'Aquila
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85 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I stayed in room 22 on 23 and 24 Sept 2016, single traveller for EUR45/night room only - Booking.com (discount of 20% available at the train station cafe for breakfast - but honestly a coffee and pastry is like, EUR2 so its not going to break the bank. There is also a supermarket, Lidl approx 400m away - flat walk... More 

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Roeselare, Belgium
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446 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We have a twin room, it was okay, the room were spacious certainly big space for stuff. The large bathroom are well kept, everything were good. The hotel reception is closed at 20:00 and open in the morning from 8 am, so if there is an emergency I don't know where to call, there is no phone inside the room... More 

Thank Belinda B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Patrizia at front desk is very nice and helpful in providing information. Great place to stay with all needed amenities. Located at train station. I would stay again. Book your room directly with them to save money. Patrizia is great person Nice to help you.

Thank ItalianStallionV
Rome, Lazio, Italy
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

clean place with good location more similar to a hotel rather than hostel but cost like the last :) the room was beautiful with tv (decoder), big and clean bathroom and shower! definitely worth the price stuff was more than kind only negative point is the breakfast but com'on.. what else u can ask in this price?! absolutely recommended

Thank Amit R
Townsville, Australia
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74 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Easy access, on the edge of town and above the railway station. But we did not hear a peep from the trains. Well built building. Safe parking behind the building but not secure, although out motocycle was fine. While we stayed it was a holiday and the breakfast place in our building was shut. Reception sent us up the road... More 

Thank DaneNJess
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Wonderful 'hotel' just by & above L'Aquila rail station, approx 3 kms from the historical centre but very quite area; the station in L'Aquila only gets a few Regional services a day, none during the night so do not think that the arrival/departure of trains might disturb your sleep - they do not! I am not aware why they keeo... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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125 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2012

The hotel is located just opposite the railway station, but as the station is barely used, there is no noise at all. Just at 400 metres from the famous Fontana delle 99 Cannelle, reachable on foot, of course! For a single room I paid only 40 Euros (including Italian breakfast). The room was very clean and spacious. The only drawback... More 

Thank Marco S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2008

Do not be put off by the cheap price and the fact it's a hostel. It's basically as good as any hotel but without a licensed bar. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms exceptionally clean, spacious and recently refurbished and location excellent for rail travel (right next to the train station). Breakfasts served were typically Italian... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The structure, completely restored and open to the public in September 2007, is a charming and innovative solution for your stay in the city of Aquila. Created with the objective of offering its guests a personal and attentive service, based on courtesy and attention to detail while maintaining a very attractive price. This focused commitment to total customer satisfaction makes it therefore exceeds its rating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porta Rivera Hotel

Address: Piazzale Caduti Otto Dicembre 1943 1, 67100, L'Aquila, Italy
Region: Italy > Abruzzo > Province of L'Aquila > L'Aquila
Price Range: $80 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Porta Rivera Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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