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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"My family and I enjoyed a months stay at this charming villa last month! We have memories that will last a lifetime. The Villa is old world charm at its best! If someone is looking for typical modern same old thing..then they should not stay here. But if one is looking for an experience, one that takes you back in time, that allows you to enjoy the simpler things in life, like sitting on the veranda having breakfast we'd just walked down to the bakery to get. Listening to the Sea lap up against the shore with the breezes just enough to cool you off, and the birds and cicadas supplying a constant melodious symphony..amazingly lovely. Don't reserve your spot here if you want modern and you want someone to care take you( although Daniella took care of us when we needed anything we couldn't figure out! She is the best!)...this place is for you to enjoy as if it were your own, even though all needs are met and everything possible you'd want is there, it's yours to discover. We had my son And his wife and 2 year old with us and two teenage granddaughters ...they enjoyed every aspect of it too. We will never forget this experience! It was wonderful!"
Guest: charity s.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 29, 2015
"Stay in Blackberry Cottage was great! We were especially impressed with the beautiful garden with fresh herbs. The seaview was also amazing. The cottage is well equipped and gives a great possibility to explore Liguria. We especially enjoyed the Portovenere and the Cinque Terre. We highly recommend the Blackberry Cottage to everybody."
Guest: MartynaDate of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: September 30, 2014
"Beautiful, clean and freshly renovated Inn and apartments make a perfect launching point to see Cinque Terre region. Beds and bathrooms were exceptional. Paula took care of everything for us! Spectacular breakfasts, focaccia and personalized service make this a stress free way to tour. Short ride to train connects you with any of the towns and hiking. Spacious, quiet and scenic outdoor area made for peaceful beginning/end to each day. Wished we had more time - will strongly recommend to friends!"
Guest: JohnDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 1, 2015
Perfect base camp for Cinque Terra and so much more
"With all the hype about Cinque Terra (Rick Steves reviews on public tv in US airing about every other day) it would be easy to overlook Portovenere. What a mistake that would be! Our family of 4 with 2 17 year olds had, for us, the perfect stay in Casa Bella. Sarah was so helpful with transportation to and from La Spenzia train station, a tour of the town, making last minute dinner reservations and answering any questions we had. The apartment was so convenient to the local beach with beds and umbrellas, grocery stores, amazing restaurants, shops and the boat stop. Mussels were in prime season and we ate them almost every night. The apartment design was set up nicely for 4 people and breakfast on the patio every morning was the best! The view really is fabulous. Kitchen is extremely well stocked with all appliances and utensils. Bathroom with washing machine was clean and updated. We took the boat shuttle to Cinque Terra twice in the week and found it so easy to get around. There is also a very short ferry over to the island directly in front of the patio view for more hiking and beach/swimming activities. We had planned to do more hiking there but the temperature got into the 90's so it was such a treat just to relax and spend time in the water. We felt staying in Portovenere gave us more options than one of the Cinque Terra locations and got to live the best of both areas. You can not go wrong if you choose to stay here."
Guest: terry a.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 26, 2015