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4.8 / 5Outstanding

Score breakdown (from 25 reviews)

Average rating for:

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    4.8
  • Service
    4.7
  • Comfort
    4.8
  • Condition
    4.8
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
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    5.0
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    -
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
I stayed one night alone and the second night with my friend. Everything exceeded our expectations and we are already thinking about returning for a long period, to explore more of the Ligurian coast.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Feb 17, 2015
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
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    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    -
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
I stayed one night alone and the second night with my friend. Everything exceeded our expectations and we are already thinking about returning for a long period, to explore more of the Ligurian coast.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Feb 17, 2015
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Genova from perch above Principe Plaza Station"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
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    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
The lovely rooms are within the incredible Miramare Hotel building overlooking old Genova and train station. Hosts are considerate and attentive. Lodging requires 20 minute walk uphill from station with lift in building. Genova was a wonderful learning experience even after several earlier trips in Italy.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 19, 2014
William
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    -
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Very nice bedroom in an old but renewed hôtel. Very warm and efficient welcome. Great view of the harbor.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Aug 27, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    -
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
we have indeed appreciated the friendship reception and the copious breakfast. about venere internet site's a criticism: you at least ought use english , we do not know italian language
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Jul 18, 2013
A Traveler
US

The following English reviews were posted by hotels.com guests from other countries:

5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great B&B in Genoa"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
The accommodation was excellent and in a very good historical building. Nice and close to Raiway Station & Cruise Terminal. The owners and helpers were very hospitable and efficient. Breakfasts were great. Would strongly recommend.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip May 4, 2015
Gerry
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"Ok but not for business or oldies"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    3.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    2.0
Did not like bathroom outside bedroom nor the noise from main railway station otherwise fine. Not a business hotel maybe this should be explained before booking Absolutely not for anyone with walking difficulties. Hard uphill walk from town
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night business trip Nov 11, 2014
Tony
GB
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Exceptional service"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
We unexpectedly needed a night's stay in Genova due to a train strike and contacted Domitilla for two rooms. They were only able to provide one but very kindly arranged a second room for us in the building. Both the owners and their friend who helped out were delightful and kind people who provided exceptional service to us in very comfortable conditions. The building is an amazing former hotel with high ceilings, wide passages, marble stair cases, etc. it is beautiful, and it is conveniently located near the train station (Piazza Principe) and the port. I highly recommend a stay if you are ever in Genova.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night family trip Jul 12, 2014
Jude
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Unique location with amazing views"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Enjoyed the location on the fifth floor of a converted historical hotel building. Excellent position to explore the harbour and old city of Genoa, with great views over the docks and old city skyline. Owners very helpful and looked after us well.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 17, 2014
A Traveler
GB

The following reviews were posted by hotels.com guests from other countries:

5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Eidificio espectacular!"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    2.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
Este bed and breakfast está dentro de un impresionante edificio del siglo 19 cerca de la estación de Principe. El cuarto es espacioso y bonito, la parte común del B&B tiene un balcón con tremenda vista y un jardín muy bonito. Sin embargo, no habiá WIFI!! Importante que sepan que no tienen recepción y que debes coordinar tu legada con los dueños. Tengan en cuenta además que aunque está cerca de la estación de tren, hay que subir una cuesta considerable por aceras muy estrechas. TV todo en italiano.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night romance trip Mar 23, 2015
IVAN G
MX
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    -
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
E impressionante entrare in questo antico palazzo in stile Liberty. La camera ( n ° 3), con vista sul porto è molto confortevole. Ciò che rende il soggiorno piacevole è anche il rapporto, molto amichevole, con i proprietari. Cinzia e la sorella preparano la colazione (molto ricca e buona), e la servono con grande cordialità. Ci hanno dato buoni consigli sulle escursioni e le cose da visitare nella zona. Si mangia in un luminoso soggiorno - cucina, e ci si sente come ospitati a casa di amici, essendo il loro appartamento trasformato in B & B. Tutto è arredato con gusto. Il bagno è fuori dalla stanza ma non ci ha disturbati, a differenza di alcuni clienti che hanno criticato questo fatto. Tutto è molto pulito. L'unico piccolo inconveniente è il rumore del traffico sulla strada, anche di notte, ma a finestre chiuse non si sente nulla. Ritorneremo senz'altro!
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Mar 26, 2015
A Traveler
IT
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Superzimmer in wunderschöner Residenz"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Sehr schönes Zimmer, gutes und viel Frühstück, liebenswürdige Gastgeberin die auch viele Tipps zur Stadt und der näheren Umgebung gegeben hat. Das Zimmer mit Aussicht auf Bahnhof und das östliche Genua ist ruhig, wenn die Fenster zu sind.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
7 night family trip Feb 13, 2015
Jacqueline
CH
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Un palais en centre ville"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Premier palais qui s'est offert à notre vue en arrivant à Gênes, sans savoir que ce serait le lieu de notre séjour. Surprise que notre GPS nous y mène, très facilement. Superbe bâtiment, la grande classe ! La chambre, idem ! Espace confortable, déco super soignée, grande qualité de la literie et des sanitaires, vue très agréable sur la ville. Propriétaires très accueillant et qui parlent le français. Petit déjeuner soigné et copieux. Si l'on rajoute la possibilité de parking à l'arrière du bâtiment, la proximité immédiate de la gare, du centre historique et de ses merveilles architecturales, ce B&B est un lieu idéal pour tous ceux qui recherchent une grande qualité d'hébergement avec de grandes facilités pour la découverte de la ville. On pose sa voiture, et on est libre de vaquer au gré de ses possibilités. Tout était parfait.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Nov 18, 2014
Jacqueline
FR
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Genova, un hermoso lugar"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
Todo fue conforme lo programado. Buena atención, muy lindo edificio, en una ciudad muy linda con alrededores espectaculares. Solo la ubicación para un regreso por la noche, podría ser un punto en contra. Cercano a la estación de trenes y a la terminal marítima.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night family trip Sep 30, 2014
Osvaldo J.
AR
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Super schone, fijne kamer"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Mijn vriend en ik zijn hier twee nachten verbleven en hebben heerlijk geslapen. De kamer is schoner dan schoon! Ook de aankleding is duidelijk met veel zorg gedaan. Het pand waar het in zit is waanzinnig. Een absolute aanrader!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Aug 3, 2014
A Traveler
NL
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    -
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Il nostro soggiorno presso la struttura è stato molto piacevole, la vista è meravigliosa, la colazione ottima e la camera accogliente. Anche l'accoglienza del personale è stata fantastica, ci torneremo sicuramente!
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Jul 17, 2014
A Traveler
IT
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Bel appartement"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
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    -
Bon moment calme dans un bel endroit excellent service de notre hôte attentionner
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jun 24, 2014
femme de 40 ans
CA
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    -
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Es un palacio construido para un espléndido hotel de esa época. Domitilia solo dispone de algunas habitaciones perfectamente acondicionadas y con una excelente atención por parte de sus propietarios en forma personal. La Esposa de Pedro prepara el abundante desayuno a la hora que fije el huesped, Sinceramente impresionante, al lado del puerto de cruceros y a 200 mts. de la estación de trenes. Solo faltan perchas en el baño.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Apr 4, 2014
A Traveler
ES
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    -
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Bed and Breakfast très agréable. Appartement de caractère et très calme. Vue sur la baie de Gènes panoramique; Accueil chaleureux et de très bon conseil. A recommander.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Jan 1, 2014
A Traveler
FR
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    -
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
Excellent accueil et hébergement magnifique.Petit déjeuner parfait sur place et restaurant Ugo et Uga excellent recommandé par notre hôte. B&B Domitilla à recommander absolument.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Aug 3, 2013
A Traveler
FR
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Gem of Genova for staying"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
It was great staying in Genova, just same as hiring nice home with stunning view. The owner couple who are art lover decorate their apartment in greaat taste! Place is VERY clean, you can just wlak around on bare foot. Owner just visit place to offer breakfast and cleaning so you just share the whole apartment with other who booked the other room. If I re-visit Genova, I'll definatley re-book that place and enjoy whole region because now I know what to do for best. It's now just 'usual' B&B', it located on up-hill but once you arrived you will know it worth it! ;)
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Jun 18, 2013
Rimy
KR
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    -
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Jul 19, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    -
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Apr 28, 2014
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    -
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Feb 12, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    1.0
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip with friends Jul 26, 2014
A Traveler
DK

TripAdvisor reviews for Bed and Breakfast Domitilla

Overall rating:Based on 101 traveler reviews

Most recent traveler reviews:

Overall Rating
"A little gem."
05/28/15 RobandAli4 Bourne, United Kingdom
A lovely elegant building (previously a hotel) with our bed and breakfast option. The entrance is exceptionally grand and unexpected. Our room was wonderful and overlooked the port with a stunning view. The area will probably not suit everyone as it is near the train station, but it was no bother for us and we enjoyed the walk into the old town. The bathroom is just outside the room but is not really an inconvenience. Stunning views from the breakfast room - plentiful breakfast Italian style. Cinzia and her sister looked after us very well and were extremely helpful hosts. We would definitely recommend this B & B and will stay there again if we return to Genoa.
Overall Rating
"Overlooking the city..."
12/14/14 igorvg Moscow, Russia
This B&B is for sure of style and taste, and is hosted by the owners with much attention. Charming and warm room, clean and cosy makes one feel at home. The location is great. Once one of the best European hotels Miramare now its a residential building where the hosts rent their apartments as B&B. the room 1 on the 3d floor overlooks the city and the railway station and has its own restroom. The breakfast is essential, very good. Very close to the center and to the port attractions like Acquario, Porto Vecchio, etc.
Overall Rating
"Greatest B & B"
12/02/14 Josefina C Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States
This was a great experience! Not only it is situated inside a beautiful building that used to be a grand hotel long ago but also the apartment is so comfortable, very clean, conveniently located and it has the best hosts you can think of. The view is fantastic from the balcony and it is at walking distance from the Plaza Principe train station, the port and many other amenities. The breakfast is delicious, fresh Italian bread every day and well balance. One of the best things is the hosts' attention to details that makes you feel that you are at home. They even go out of their way to please and help you with any needs you can have: lost baggage at the airport, picking or dropping you off, helping with directions, etc. Really nice people! Thank you again, Cinzia and Pietro!
Overall Rating
"So Comfortable!"
05/31/14 Kit V Cool, California
Located in an old palatial hotel (Hotel Miramar) that's been converted to apartments, B&B Domitilla is spacious, clean and really comfortable. Loved the eclectic decor - very tasteful! There are two bedrooms, both with great views and what's really nice is guests have access to the kitchen (I'm not sure about for cooking, but certainly for making tea and coffee), dinning and living rooms. It was particularly nice to sit in the living room and enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying the view out over the harbor and to old Genoa in the evening. This location is less than a half-mile walk from the train station and we walked to old town Genoa (about a mile a way). Loved the eclectic but tasteful decor. The bed and pillow were particularly comfortable, the bathroom spacious and the breakfast was very good. Cinzia was a fabulous hostess! Oh, and the wifi was great too!
Overall Rating
"Wonderful stay - Great Owners"
05/20/14 Margaret O Kihei
My traveling lady friend and I left our husbands home and booked a 7 night MSC Mediterranean Cruise leaving from Genoa. We chose B&B Domitilla for two nights. All the Excellent reviews that have been written about this wonderful B&B are accurate and true. The owner, Pietro and his wife Cinzia met us at the Genoa airport and transported us to the B&B, as we did not have a European telephone. I had one problem, my luggage was lost and did not come with me to Genoa. Pietro was wonderful and was in contact with the airport daily to determine if and when my luggage would be found. He went way out of his way to locate my luggage for me. We asked the owners for a dinner recommendation the first night. Reservations for Trattoria Ugo were made for us, also a taxi. The dinner was fabulous, a great recommendation, we enjoyed everything we ordered. The next day, after a wonderful breakfast provided by the owners, we walked to the train station and visited Cinque Terre (Vernazza) by train. As we arrived back in Genoa after dark, we stopped at a nice restaurant near the train station. We felt perfectly safe walking from the train station back up to the B&B. The next morning, check out was at 11:00 am and still with no luggage. Pietro drove us to the port and we checked in to our ship. One hour and a half before the ship departed, we got notification that Pietro was on his way to the ship … my luggage was found!! I must say, I am so appreciative of Pietro’s persistence to find my luggage and to deliver it to me. For all these reasons I highly recommend this B&B.
Overall Rating
"A lovely welcoming place to stay in Genoa"
05/15/14 Paul_N189338 London, United Kingdom
I stayed a week at this delightful apartment & would highly recommend it. The owners were both welcoming, charming and helpful. Cinzia, in particular, served simple but delicious breakfasts and she coached me with my Italian, which I have started to learn. My bedroom and bathroom were spotlessly clean and spacious, and the views of the port from the Palace garden were stunning. The apartment was conveniently located for all the main sites and places of interest in Genoa, and for the Principe railway station for day trips, e.g. to picturesque Camogli, and the Cinque Terre villages. The only problem I encountered was with the dodgy lift in the Palace, but hopefully that has been fixed now.
Overall Rating
"Nice location let down by horrible host"
04/08/14 Calator77 Bucarest
We arrived in this B&B late in the evening and we were received by Mr. Villata. The room is actually part of an apartment (shared). The apartment is located in a nice palazzo, with view over the Genova port. The whole experience was ruined by a few very important points. First of all, we discovered in the bathroom used towels (IKEA), while the bathroom especially was not very clean. But most of all, we required to the owner (since we were coming from a long tiring trip) not to be disturbed before 09.00 AM next morning. We were told sure, but at 09.00 someone will come to prepare breakfast for us.We agreed and went to sleep. Well, at 8 AM next morning we hard a clashing door, then harsh noises and a feminine voice almost yelling, while speaking to herself... During almost an hour someone (we discovered later that it was a lady, most probably the owner's wife) was using the kitchen appliances making at a same time horrible noise. When the noise was done, a very unfriendly knock on the door and, forced to wake up, I met in the bedroom door a very nervous and impolite lady. She was really shouting at me/us. We realized in between phrases the reason why she was so upset: we dared to leave our jackets on the kitchen stools, instead of taking it into our bedroom! Most of all, she literally said "you made a mess into my house!" Then (I was still hoping it is just a bad dream) we were told that we must hurry and leave before 11.00 AM, and "it is already late!". Again, it was 9 AM in the morning... The so called "mess" ? Indeed, our jackets from the open kitchen-living room, left on the stools... We were the only ones in their apartment. The lady was almost hysterical, impolite, completely unfriendly and made us feel unwelcomed into "her home". Clearly, the concept of hospitality is completely unfamiliar to this person. We eat the breakfast, anyhow poor, hoping that what just happened was not for real. This lady left, but we were already determined to leave this very very unpleasant place. When she come back, some time later, for the check out and when we expressed to her our perplexity regarding her behaviour, she just looked at us like she did not know what we were talking about! She did not say nothing, but we felt even more perplex and frustrated by her attitude. All in all, it was the worst hotel/B&B experience ever. We do not understand why such persons are working in the hospitality business. The name says it very clear: HOSPITALITY. Pro: nice view over the port. Walking distance to the port (10-15 minutes walk) Cons: Horrible lady-host. Cleanliness of the bathroom: so-so. Very poor breakfast. Small bedroom.
Overall Rating
"A view from a Palace"
04/05/14 VencieCarnival Scottsdale, Arizona
A beautiful little hotel/apartment inside of a small wing of a Palace looking over the Port of Genoa. Nice and quiet, nice bedroom, good internet, and nice people that run it. There are two bedrooms in the small apartment hotel inside of a old Palace. It is a hike to get up to it and about 20 minutes to walk down to the Port with all the activities but worth it. Exercise is good with all the good food and wine there is to eat and drink. Not for people who are not use to walking but I am. Had to connect with the people but they are super nice and very helpful. Just 10 minutes from train station and one hell of a view on the terrace looking over the port. Awesome.
Overall Rating
"Enjoyable place to stay"
01/28/14 sparkie101 Bangkok
I highly recommend Domitilla as a place to stay in Genoa. In addition to being run by a very pleasant and accommodating couple, the location is excellent for visiting the sites of Genoa and it is excellent value for money. I stayed in a nicely appointed apartment with an excellent view of the harbour. It is a bit complicated to the get there but the owners set detailed instructions. If and when I return to Genoa, I would definitely book a room at Domitilla.
Overall Rating
"A Real Gem"
01/20/14 grivola Ottawa, Canada
This is a really amazing B&B. There are two apartments in the building owned and operated by a couple who used to live in the upstairs apartment. One on the 5th floor and the other on a lower floor. We stayed on the 5th floor, a corner apartment with great views of the harbour, city and railway station several stories below. There are two bedrooms each with their own bathroom in the hallway, as well as an open kitchen, dining and living room area. The gas for the stove has been turned off but the fridge and dishes are there to use. A wrap around balcony affords the best views however there's a garden terrace below when the weather is good. The place was very bright, clean and comfortable, and easy to regulate the room temperature. Breakfast was continental style but plentiful with enough bread, pastry, cold cuts, cheeses, yogurt, juice and coffee to get you going. Our hostess and her sister were very friendly and could speak English if required. There's private and secure parking behind the building. Wifi and flat screen TV's. Fee was 80 Euros plus an additional 10 for parking each night. The city streets are impossible for parking and we noticed several parked cars with their windows smashed in. Better to pay the extra 10 in my view. There is s small grocery store called "Gulliver" next to the front door with a butcher counter, dairy, fresh fruit and vegetables, beer and wine among many other things if you prefer a night in.
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