Via Belvedere 196, 19010 Manarola, Italy – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.4/10! (score from 435 reviews)
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arpaiu is the local name of a tiny site characterized by an amazing sea view dominating the open sea and the 5 Terre coastline, watching over the small Manarola harbour. The area and its buildings formed the most important part of Manarola Medioeval Castle that has been built in the Xth century and destroyed by an overwhelming battleships fleet from Genova in the XVth century. Since Castle destruction arpaiu main building stayed in ruins. There was not much left of it, apart from the ground floor thick medioeval dry stone walls and arches, when our family bought and restored it in 1955. Much work was done in order to bring arpaiu back to its original four floor tower-house size. During 2001 we started a new renovation project that ended in late spring 2003. We renovated ground floor as well as other rooms in June 2019 adding AC to all rooms and common areas All the works have been conceived in order to guarantee the respect of the environment and of the building origins.
BY TRAIN: Manarola train station: walk through the tunnel, at the end turn right (up hill), after 15 meters turn right again and walk up hill till you will be in front of the sea: arpaiu Room rental is in Via Belvedere n. 196). BY CAR: you'll find at the end of the way SP370 to Manarola a car park. Once parked, walk down the village till you will find the pharmacy: Via Belvedere is just in front of the pharmacy, walk up hill till Via Belvedere n. 196.
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Area Info– Excellent location – show map
Closest Landmarks *
Stazione La Spezia Centrale4.3 miles
La Spezia Port4.9 miles
Le Terrazze Shopping Centre5.3 miles
Zum Zeri19.6 miles
Mare Monti Shopping centre19.8 miles
Restaurants & Markets *
Natural Beauty *
Beaches in the Neighborhood
Riomaggiore Beach4,500 feet
Closest Airports *
Galileo Galilei Airport43.7 miles
Cristoforo Colombo Airport48.3 miles
Giuseppe Verdi Airport56.9 miles
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Most popular facilities
- Outdoor furniture
- Sun deck
Pets are not allowed.
- Cooking class Additional charge
- Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
- Happy hour Additional charge
- Themed dinners Additional charge
- Bike tours Additional charge
- Walking tours Additional charge
- Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
- Hiking Off-site Additional charge
- Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
- Bottle of water
- Wine/Champagne Additional charge
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking options available
- Parking garage
Health & Wellness Facilities
- Hand massage
- Foot massage
- Neck massage
- Back massage
- Massage Additional charge
- Shuttle service
- Daily housekeeping
- Airport shuttle (additional charge)
- Shuttle service (additional charge)
- Baggage storage Additional charge
- Ironing service Additional charge
- Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
- Board games/Puzzles
- Air conditioning
- Smoke-free property
- Soundproof rooms
- Family rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children & Beds
Children not allowed.
There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
Arpaiu accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Pets are not allowed.
The fine print
If you expect to arrive outside check-in hours, please inform the property in advance.
Please inform Arpaiu of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.