Resort La Francesca - Bonassola

Localita La Francesca, Bonassola, Ligur, Italyshow map
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Overview

Resort La Francesca is a 4-star venue placed about 12 km from Cinque Terre.

Guests can quickly get to Vernazza, which is roughly 9 km away. 2 km to Levanto.

The hotel allows quick access to a national park and forests.

Cristoforo Colombo airport is within a 65 km distance from the hotel.

Rooms

Staying at Resort La Francesca guests can make use of individual climate control, LCD TV, a fridge, a dining area and a sofa supplied in the rooms. The rooms have a view over the sea. Room facilities also include coffee/tea makers, a stove and kitchenware for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at the onsite 24-hour restaurant. There is a snack bar onsite. A huge variety of dishes is served in La Giulia Ristorante and Lungomare, which are 5 minutes’ stroll away.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Multilingual staff offers laundry, wedding services and tour/ticket assistance.

Relax

The property features cribs, a play area and a playground for children. The on-site activities include snorkeling, diving and lawn tennis.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   55.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

Paid parking

24-hour services

24-hour reception

Babysitting
Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Air conditioning

Central heating

Facilities for kids

Children's play area

Children's pool

Children's menu

Cots

DVDs/ Videos for children

Board games

Private beach

Private beach

Sun loungers

Beach umbrellas

Sports & Fitness

  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court
  • Volleyball
  • Table tennis
  • Mini golf
  • Fishing

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining

  • Half board
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area

Spa & Leisure

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Solarium
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Park view

Room features

  • Central heating
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
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Good to know
Check-infrom 16:30-18:00FREECheck-out09:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
La Giulia RistoranteLa Giulia Ristorante1900 ftVia Serra, 96
LungomareLungomare3100 ftVia G. Matteotti, 4
Locanda ArcidiaconoLocanda Arcidiacono3300 ftVia Daneri, 18
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MG cinque terre MG cinque terre 7.1 miVia Fieschi 45
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Getting around
Airports
Cristoforo Colombo (GOA)40.2 mi
Galileo Galilei (PSA)52.6 mi
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Reviews
6.4
GoodBased on  105  reviews
  • 7.4
    Very good

    La Francesca is a small holiday village rather than a hotel, and the appartments have a cooking area and good storage. You definitely need a car to get there as it's several kilometres outside Levanto down a minor road. The swimming pool is only open in the afternoon so we didn't try it, but it looked good. The restaurant is down near the sea and we didn't fancy driving down the winding road to it, or walking back up the steep hill after dark, so we didn't try it either. It's a lovely area, and we could see the sea from the terrace of our appartment.

    Take your own matches for the gas and batteries for the television remote control (though I believe you can get these from reception when it's open). It's certainly not the newest holiday village we've stayed and the play areas and tennis courts needed a bit of maintenance. Opening times of the facilities were inconvenient too, but it was only May so we were not surprised.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    To be away from big cities

    Size of the rest-room

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    We were traveling with our dog & it was the perfect place for her to explore but more importantly for us to explore Cinque Terre! We were there off-season (late November) & had the place almost to ourselves.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Most of all we liked the position of our apartment, the sea view .. the staff was good. I hope someone is taking care of the vats that are there, They are really nice we really hope someone is feeding them.

    Everything was ok.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Paradise found! The view from the rooms and the well maintained property made our stay a pleasure! The convenience store had everything we needed. Location perfect for day trips to Cinque Terre, Portofino and Pisa.

    We did not realize swimming pool would be closed, and that there would be extra charges for tennis. Some of the problems with the room (broken bathroom fan and lights, lack of access to internet - after we paid for it) were not attended to despite two requests.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    The facilities are terrible. Make sure you arrive with a lot of food and other supplies as the market on-site is pathetic and the restaurant and other facilities are open at obscure hours. The place seems like a school camp location - it's a waste of an amazing view/ location - it should be re-vamped and made a luxury resort.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    The hotel was in a quiet location between Bonassola and Levanto. It was easy to access both villages and the Cinque Terre.

    There were holes in the sheets, the room was dusty, no way of lighting the gas cooker (until we borrowed a lighter from the very helpful bar man). Although there was a bar, restaurant and shop, they were rarely open. The tennis court was covered in weeds and in a poor state. The front door did not fit and rattled, the acommodation was tired and in need of modernisation. Although the place was almost empty we were still put in a ground floor cabin which had a limited view. If you are thinking of staying, it is more like camping. This was very expensive for what we got.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The view was awesome! It was quiet and convenient to get to Cinque Terre by car. There is a playground near the cafe bar which is really nice break for the parents and kids.

    The bed in the bedroom was really hard and so were the pillows. The sofa beds were softer and more comfortable.

  • 6.2
    Good

    The village is situated on the coast, in a real pine forest.The sea view is breathtaking. Excellent food & wine at the restaurant.

    The village is 4 km far from Levanto on the up&down coast road-you can't walk on it. There's no bus, you have to take a taxi that costs 20 euro, to get to the train station. The sanitary's were from the '70, not suitable for a 4star residence.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    perfect location, great nature

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    The view from the balcony is fantastic especially at sunset

    some of the should be available recreational facilities are either closed or not functioning properly during the period. rooms are too small. TV screen is a 14 inch and is very uncomfortable to watch. Towels are not approriately sized.no beach towels are available. room cleaning is not available. Access to the hotel is very difficult( narrow roads). It is too dangerous to walk to any of the nearby towns due to the lack of walking trails which compels you to use the car and face the associated severe parking shoratages in all those towns.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    calm, very good view and refreshing air

    insufficient equipment and old furniture.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    This is not a hotel/resort it's a property with basic bungalows. It's definately not 4star accomadtion as advertised.

    Owners were rude when we bought to their attention that toilet would not flush, shower leaked and there were no basics provided to wash up dishes un kitchette. This was not a 4 star property.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The setting among the pine trees and with the fantastic view from the balcony was amazing. We enjoyed swimming at the small beach, diving from the stones out in the water.

    Walking down to the beach is quite tough-it's steep! Not easy for a family with small children.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Definitely a room with a view. Directly located at the sea (gorgeous sunsets). Private beach. Close to Cinqe Terre and Levanto.

    The cottages realy need some maintenance, esspecialy the bathroom.

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Good to know
Check-infrom 16:30-18:00FREECheck-out09:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Cristoforo Colombo (GOA)40.2 mi
Galileo Galilei (PSA)52.6 mi
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