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Residence Olivium

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

My Wife and I stayed at Olivium for four nights (not nearly long enough) as part of our honeymoon around Italy. As soon as we got there we were very warmly welcomed by Nicola's staff, with beautiful flowers in our room and a bottle of wine from Nicola to celebrate our marriage. The room was lovely, very spacious, clean and... More 

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suisse
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for our short break visiting Cinqueterre , room is clean and very spacious with a parking.Nicola is such an elegant gentleman, nothing seems too much and he explains everything with such passion . Place is quiet remote but Nicola leads us to nice restaurants and where to park our car in town n places of interest to visit... More 

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 days as a party of 7 in 2 seperate 2 bedroom apartments, both were well equipped and spotlessly clean. Nicola and his team were great, friendly and helpful with a supply of espresso and always a smile! This is a beautiful place to stay with amazing views but you do need a car to reach... More 

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We did not stay at Residence Olivium but signed up through Arbaspaa for olive oil tasting for 144 euros for four people. Nicola picked us up at 5 pm in front of the Hotel Firenze & Continentale in La Spezia and took us to his place and then drove us back through the winding hills at 7:30 pm. Nicola is... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We have this years visited Cinque Terre and were lucky enough to stay at the Residence Olivium. Everything there is really excellent. The surroundings are amasing, you can relax by the very nice pool and the owner is very helpful. Apartments are absolutely lovely, clean and quite. We have received from the owner all information related to where to eat,... More 

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very remote but worth it for the views. Pool is lovely and we had a large balcony. Run by a lovely chap and his boyfriend. The older man was really helpful, giving plenty of advice for visits, parking and restaurants, the younger chap was less helpful. Pool got very busy as shared with another property and not always enough beds... More 

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Very nice location with beautiful panorama view. Very clean and comfortable appartment. Very relaxing swimming pool!! The owners are very helpfull and give you all the tips you need. We had 1 evening a very nice dinner with all the guests.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Olivium is located in the hills located above La Spezia, with easy access to the UNESCO world heritage site "Cinque Terre". We were traveling by rental car from Rome, and we were looking for a location outside the city with easy parking (Cinque Terre not accessible to autos). The drive to the resort was challenging, but the view was awesome.... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The location is perfect for exploring many beautiful old towns on the Ligurian coast, such as Lerici, Portovenere and the Cinque Terre, which are easily accessible by train or bus if you don't want to drive. Its quiet position in the hills above La Spezia, surrounded by beautiful woodlands and olive groves also makes it a perfect place to relax... More 

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Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

Wonderful is the adjective I would use to describe the few days spent at Olivium. The location is great - very peaceful - and the appartments are comfortable, clean and well-equipped. Nothing is too much trouble for the owner (Nicola) and his staff who gave us a warm welcome and plenty of tips on local restaurants and places to see... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Olivium is situated in the hills overlooking La Spezia, a strategic starting point for visiting all the area's beauty spots and places of interest (Cinque Terre, Lerici, Portovenere).The Residence offers independent fully equipped accommodations for 2 to 6 people, all with air-conditioner, satellite TV and a shower and hairdryer in each bathroom. Being at Olivium is not just about the pleasant stay but also about experiencing serenity surrounded by orchards of olive trees. The owner Mr. Nicola Ricci who is an experienced, professional olive oil sommelier, will share his profound knowledge by organizing "Smelling, Tasting and Eating olive oil classes" to teach you how to recognize a good olive oil. In the evening, there is the possibility to have an Italian "aperitivo" by ordering some "bruschetta" and cool drinks and taste them in the patio overlooking the countryside. On request there is also the possibility to attend cooking classes and yoga classes with a certified yoga teacher, who will organise Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga sessions as well as meditation and walking meditation sessions outdoor. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Montalbano 154/b, 19125 La Spezia, Italy
Region: Italy > Liguria > Province of La Spezia > La Spezia
Price Range: €107 - €118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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