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    La Vecchia Scuola

    Lungomare Michelangelo 5-7, Frazione Cavo,, 57038, Rio Marina, Elba Island, Italy
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    • Excellent41%
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    4 days ago
    “Fabulous little secret gem”
    14 May 2016
    “After an initial glitch was sorted, we loved it there”
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    I booked this place as a base for visiting the Island of Elba, thinking I would stay a couple of nights, then move on o the larger hotels in Porto Azurro and Portoferraio.. We were so happy and comfortable that we didn't move and spent...More

    Thank wittikitti
    Reviewed 15 May 2016

    Just to clear up any confusion, this accommodation is in Cavo, not Rio Marina (the postal address can appear a bit confusing). There are ferry services to/from Piombino and Portoferraio, plus a limited bus service to/from Portoferraio via Rio Marina, Porto Azzurro and Capoliveri, so...More

    Thank MandMetc
    Response from Niccolò N, Direttore at La Vecchia ScuolaResponded 30 May 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you very much for reviewing our structure. We apologize again for the problem with the water supply in your apartment, we tried to fix it as soon as possible but it was not enough to welcome you for the first night of...More

    Reviewed 1 September 2015

    Stayed here on our visit to Elba and was a great place to stay. Firstly make sure you get the Piombino Ferry to Cavo rather than Rio Marina like we did. Secondly, the lady owner (who was lovely), does;t speak much English. This is something...More

    Thank Joneson
    Response from Niccolò N, Direttore at La Vecchia ScuolaResponded 17 September 2015

    Dear Customer, We thank you for your beautiful review. We are really pleased that you fully enjoyed your stay, from the view from the apartment to our free bike rental service. We really hope to welcome you again soon in our beautiful Elba Island. Our...More

    Reviewed 8 June 2015

    We booked this 1 bedroom flat for 2 nights, great location, very clean, right above all the bars and restaurants. Free parking on the spot, 15 min drive from the ferry boat. Would stay here again for sure.

    Thank nats-dk
    Response from Niccolò N, Direttore at La Vecchia ScuolaResponded 9 June 2015

    Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the time spent reviewing our structure and for the beautiful words written. We really hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again soon. All our best

    Reviewed 5 October 2012

    Actually I could see from the bed the sunrise! Alessandra was waiting for us after midnight to show us the free parking place. Minuses: 1. kitchen hood! terrifying! all the cooking smoke and smell doesn't get out of room through the kitchen hood, as it...More

    1  Thank Dorrrian
    Response from Niccolò N, Direttore at La Vecchia ScuolaResponded 25 February 2015

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of La vecchia Scuola. We are pleased you enjoyed our location, just a few steps from the sea, and the view from your room. It's important to say that since the first January 2015 the management has changed...More

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    • Free Internet
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$53 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • Rio Marina
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