10 Best Hotels To Stay In Cinque Terre, Italy - Updated 2024

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Travel back in time for a peaceful retreat on the rocky Italian Riviera coastline. Made up of five vibrant towns, this UNESCO World Heritage Site will awe you with its dramatic scenery. As soon as you step foot in this breathtaking area, you will unveil the popular tourist spot that is Cinque Terre in Italy. Explore colourful houses with steep terraces wrapped in vineyards in the five towns of this area, namely Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. Embark on an adventure overlooking dramatic cliffs, gazing into turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea, and winding through the cobblestone path of the prettiest villages in the world. If you are in search of great accommodation options, scroll down for the best hotels to stay in Cinque Terre, Italy.

Tip from Content Creator

Cinque Terre is best accessible by train, so be sure that the hotel you choose from this list is accessible from the train station. You can get the Cinque Terre Express Train from La Spezia, which stops at each of the 5 villages, and buy the Cinque Terre Train card which costs around 18 EUR (19.32 USD). You can hop on/off at different stations throughout the day. Trains run every 15 minutes and are super-efficient!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 02, 2024.

1. Hotel Marina (from USD 148)

Situated in Monterosso al Mare, Hotel Marina is 100 m (328 ft) away from the beach, which means it is surrounded by the idyllic sea. Some features of the hotel include a lift, a reading room, a garden, and a restaurant. With scenic views at every turn, its 25 rooms provide a tranquil space for relaxation that accompanies Hotel Marina’s beauty. All rooms are air-conditioned and include private bathrooms. Every unit is cosy yet brightly furnished, with a touch of granite walls peeking through, adding to the room’s aesthetic. The hotel also has four terraces, each one with a different atmosphere. The hotel’s main entrance can be difficult to spot, but only because it is hidden in an old street that enhances the tranquillity of its location. However, it is still conveniently close to multitudes of restaurants, shops, hikes, and even boats.

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Hotel Marina

Wifi Available

Address: Via Buranco 40

Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Breakfast in the room Internet services

2. Hotel Villa Adriana (from USD 252)

Hidden among a gorgeous garden of palm trees, and 100 m (328 ft) from Fegina Beach, Hotel Villa Adriana provides a sanctuary full of peace and tranquillity. The hotel features a Ligurian restaurant serving local cuisine and an outdoor swimming pool where guests can relax the day away. Rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with free Wi-fi, a mini-fridge, and private bathrooms. Select rooms have balconies and scenic views. Just an eight-minute walk away is Monterosso Station, and from there, it is but an easy venture to the other villages of Cinque Terre. Free parking is available at the hotel, and breakfast buffets are all ready for you.

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Hotel Villa Adriana

Wifi Available

Address: Via IV Novembre 23

Parking Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

3. Locanda Il Carugio

Locanda Il Carugio is a three-floor mansion in Corniglia with furnished and cosy rooms, private parking spaces, and a panoramic solarium terrace with breathtaking sea views and beautiful stone gardens. The hotel consists of stylish rooms that combine the building’s original nature with modern furnishings, creating a cosy yet refined space. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, private bathrooms with welcome kits, and free Wi-fi. Plus, it is also wheelchair-friendly. Enjoy continental, vegetarian, and à la carte breakfast options outdoors when it’s hot and indoors when it’s cold. To top it all off, you can dig in while enjoying picturesque views. Locanda Il Carugio is only 3 km (1.9 mi) from Vernazza Beach.

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Locanda Il Carugio

9.8 User Rating Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Via Stazione 19

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking Internet services

4. Hotel Gianni Franzi (from USD 212)

Hotel Gianni Franzi is situated in the heart of the Cinque Terre coast, with picturesque hiking trails nearby. It comes with an on-site restaurant and terrace for guests’ enjoyment. The hotel comprises three buildings, all of which have rooms with simple decor, terracotta floors, and a cooling fan. The village’s main square is located but a few steps from the hotel rooms. It is where one can find the bar and restaurants that serve local delights and specialties. Guests can stay in rooms located below the historic Castello Doria for the ultimate experience. Its prime location means guests can simply walk to sandy beaches. Guests can also easily access a boat, a bus, and a train to get to Monterosso, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore.

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Hotel Gianni Franzi

8.3 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Via San Giovanni Battista 41-47-49

Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Internet services Heating WiFi Available

5. Albergo Suisse Bellevue

Albergo Suisse Bellevue offers its guests stunning views of the Ligurian Sea and the Cinque Terre coastline. Plus, a nearby shuttle service is available for those who want to explore the area more. The hotel’s rooms are furnished with simple yet stylish decor and amenities such as a mini-bar and a private bathroom. If you want an upgraded stay, you can get a room with a balcony and spectacular views of the sea. Guests staying at this hotel have an additional benefit. Avail discounts at Bagno Eden private beach, which is a 15-minute walk away. However, if you want to relax at the hotel, you can take a breather in their large and luscious garden with a sun terrace.

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Albergo Suisse Bellevue

Wifi Available

Address: Via Privata Domenico Montale - Loc. Minali, 2

Parking Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Breakfast in the room Free parking

6. Hotel Villa Argentina (from USD 130)

Hotel Villa Argentina is located in the old village of Riomaggiore. It has a convenient location just a 10-minute walk away from Riomaggiore Train Station, while La Spezia is just a 20-minute drive away. Visiting other villages is convenient, with Levanto and Monterosso easily accessible through a boat or train ride. This quaint hotel offers rooms with picturesque Ligurian sea views, and each unit is equipped with private bathrooms, heating, air-conditioning, and free Wi-Fi. Indulge in a buffet breakfast which you can opt to eat in your rooms.

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Hotel Villa Argentina

Wifi Available

Address: Via De Gasperi 170

Parking Pets allowed Bar Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Internet services Safety deposit box

7. Albergo Barbara (from USD 256)

The quaint hotel of Albergo Barbara offers you convenience and simplicity with inexpensive rooms in prime locations. Select rooms offer spectacular sea or mountain views. Located in the middle of Vernazza’s main square in front of the sea, Albergo Barbara offers rooms with private bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. Nearby attractions include Vernazza Beach, Museo Civico Amedeo Lia, and a number of restaurants. This hotel is great for couples since its rooms can accommodate up to two people.

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Albergo Barbara

8.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Piazza Marconi 30

Non-smoking rooms Internet services Express check-in/check-out Canoeing Hiking Tour desk Heating Luggage storage

8. Hotel Marina Piccola (from USD 181)

A quaint hotel with contrasting features, Hotel Marina Piccola is located in Manarola, the oldest village in Cinque Terre. It has a convenient location that allows guests to easily get to Manarola’s rocky beaches, which is a two-minute walk away, and Manarola Train Station, which is a five-minute walk away. The hotel, renovated in 2014, has a stone wall exterior but it consists of 12 modern and well-furnished, air-conditioned rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi, a safety deposit box, and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Family rooms are also available. Lie back and relax at this charming hotel with its great location and scrumptious food. Dig into sweet and savoury buffet breakfast and exquisite fish meals in the restaurant next door.

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Hotel Marina Piccola

Wifi Available

Address: Via Renato Birolli 120

Meeting/banquet facilities Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Breakfast in the room Internet services Safety deposit box Heating Fax/photocopying

9. Hotel Del Sole

Located on the main street of Riomaggiore, Hotel Del Sole follows the typical house structure in Cinque Terre, with each room equipped with its own terrace. Each room, which is arranged on different levels, comes with free Wi-Fi, a private bathroom, a fridge, and breathtaking views. The accommodation offers spacious private parking and a bar. Guests can have their daily Italian breakfast on the terrace while looking at beautiful views. Only a 10-minute walk to the nearest train station, Hotel Locanda Del Sole is also a 5 to 15-minute train ride to Vernazza and Monterosso. If you’re driving, La Spezia is also only 20 minutes away.

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Hotel Del Sole

8.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Via Del Santuario 114

Parking Bar Terrace Non-smoking rooms Internet services Valet parking Soundproof rooms Heating

10. Pensione Sorriso (from USD 152)

Pensione Sorriso is a charming accommodation with a convenient location close to the centre of Vernazza, allowing guests to have direct links to Cinque Terre. It is only 50 m (164 ft) from Vernazza Train Station, which makes it great for travelling around. Its rooms are furnished in a classic style, with most of them featuring a private bathroom, heating, a terrace, air-conditioning, and free Wi-fi. Start your morning with a breakfast buffet at the hotel or enjoy Italian, Mediterranean, Northern-Italian, and Ligurian meals at Lunch Box, which is a five-minute walk away. Relax in the hotel’s furnished gardens for a little downtime. A plus feature of Pensione Sorriso is that you can bring your furry friend along as pets are allowed.

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Pensione Sorriso

Wifi Available

Address: Via Gavino 4

Pets allowed Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Internet services Safety deposit box Heating

Have a tranquil adventure in Cinque Terre

Once you face the breathtaking views of the brilliant azure waters of the Ligurian Sea at the dramatic coastal destination of Cinque Terre on Italy’s northwestern coast, you are sure to have a memorable holiday. You will never run out of things to explore, and there’s no better way to enhance your vacation by staying at the best hotels in Cinque Terre, Italy.

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