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Ely Hotel

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27/06/2017 28/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Friendly, family run hotel. Lovely breakfast, a good selection on offer with great coffee. Booked this last minute to round off a month in Italy in various places. We have stayed in many hotels and found this to be the best value. In terms of comfort, sleep quality, price and location it is hard to beat. Two minutes from a...

Thank sandyDurham
Alessandro T, Proprietario at Ely Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your words! We're waiting for your return!

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights at the beginning of September. Very enjoyable experience, it has a small family run vibe. Staff were very helpful, rooms were clean and excellent customer service. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Thank John C
Wilberfoss, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is a great hotel in a brilliant location having the beach 3 minutes away at one end of the street and the park about the same distance at the other end. The railway station is approx 20 minutes walk. You can catch the service bus directly from Pisa airport to a few metres from the hotel. Our room was...

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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Thanks so much for treating us so well over our wk long visit. The balcony was great :) really appreciated the timetables for transport, directions, suggestions for things to do and excellent recommendations for places to eat. Very handy to have free wifi. Great location near the beach, restaurants, shops park etc.

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Alessandro T, Proprietario at Ely Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel.It is' right that a foreign guest is directed and advised when visiting a new country. it is very important that you feel comfortable and that you value his vacation. You have also had the good fortune of a sunny holiday and not just for the Irish! We are still waiting for you to know...

Reviewed 10 October 2015

Great value, amazing location, and very quiet even though you are so close to the promenade (which is also a plus!). The hospitality is some of the best I've ever received and I would definitely return some day if in the area. I recommend this place to anyone and everyone!

Thank Sam K
Alessandro T, Proprietario at Ely Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Sam, our strengths have always been location and hospitality. The price, so beneficial, it is possible thanks to careful cost control, implemented without compromising the quantity and quality of services. Our efforts are rewarded by your reviews always flattering! See you soon!

Viareggio, Italy
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We had a lovely holiday during our 1 week stay in this very nice and friendly family hotel. The hotel owner, his wife and his daughter are very friendly and most kind and helpfull. The room was royal and was cleaned every day. We got good advices for dinner and for the free beach. Serena, the daughter, is a good...

Thank Bert571207
Alessandro T, Direttore at Ely Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much! This is the type of comment that every hotel should have on their page, because this is how we have to treat every guest. We hope that every customer that book at Ely Hotel will feel treated the same way, just as you did this week. We are really pleased to have met such nice people...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2015

excellent value and very friendly atmosphere. clean and very comfortable. shame they support Juve! within easy reach of beaches and shops, bars and resturants so something for everyone. parking no problem either.

Thank Phil B
Alessandro T, Proprietario at Ely Hotel, responded to this review

Of course in an Italian hotel a guest is expected to be satisfied in all. But I think it is not easy to find the Manchester United fans in Viareggio! For your next visit I will certainly let you find the poster of Sir Fergusson! Thanks for the feedback and see you next visit to Italy!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Anyone looking for good clean accommodation at fair rates should consider the Hotel Ely. We stayed three nights and the 20 minute walk to the station gave us quick access to Florence (under 2 hours),Pisa on the way back and Cinque Terre the next day. The breakfast is sensational but it is the family that makes the stay so enjoyable....

1Thank Peter T
Alessandro T, Proprietario at Ely Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Peter, you're very kind to speak well of us. Our secret is that, despite being a family, all of us has had significant experience in major hotels and luxury. Our habit is to put the customer at ease, speaking his language, understanding their needs. Sometimes these little things for us involve little effort, but make the difference with other...

Reviewed 25 October 2014

What makes this hotel a good choise is the staff, Carlo and his family are very friendly, always trying to help, I wish them all the best in their business. The hotel itself is not modern but has everything you would need. The air was a bit moist, opened window almost fixed the problem. If you are looking for a...

Thank Nikolay K
Alessandro T, Direttore at Ely Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. The water that you have found is due to the weather this year has not helped much! All our rooms have air conditioning that solves the problem, the rooms in the mansion by situarte have very high ceilings and the problem does not occur. We look forward to more!

Reviewed 4 October 2014

Carlo and his family run a very friendly hotel. They have modern and classical rooms in a traditional building just a stones throw from the beach. The breakfast is tasty and nothing is too much trouble for the staff who really take care of their guests. It is nice to give money to a family rather than a multi national...

Thank PJC1979
Alessandro T, Direttore at Ely Hotel, responded to this review

That is what we strive to achieve! This kind of feedback from our guests, our goal is to give always a warm welcome in our house. Thank you for your kind comments about our buffet breakfast and our service. We hope to have you back in the near future as our Guests! Arrivederci!

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  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our ambitious goal is to provide to our customers the memory of the taste, relaxation and a personalized treatment, but at the same time professional that every day we aim to deliver. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ely Hotel

Address: Via Carrara, 16 | Fra la Pineta ed Il Mare, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Lucca > Viareggio
Price Range: €48 - €472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ely Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Viareggio
#6 Romantic Hotel in Viareggio
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Viareggio
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“Think all rooms will be quiet as it's in the side street off the main road.”
sandyDurham, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Quiet and friendly family hotel”
Bert571207, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Parking is a problem but for 5 Euro a day you can get a pass from the hotel to park in front.”
petertA4923DJ, 4 May 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in rooms at the back and the front of the hotel and both were quiet.”
Moonriver54, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The standard rooms have limited view. I suggest to pay a little extra to have some view from the window.”
little_traveller1, 28 Jun 2014 | Read review
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