This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. In the heart of the 5 Terre Coast, Hotel Gianni Franzi offers en suite rooms just below Vernazza's Doria Castle. Its terraces offer stunning views of the Ligurian Sea and the village, and Wi-Fi is free in public areas.

Located in 3 buildings, all rooms at the Gianni Franzi have a simple décor and terracotta floors. Each includes a cooling fan and the private bathroom comes with a shower.

A few steps from the rooms location and by the village's main square, the property has a bar and restaurant offering local cuisine and national specialities.

Panoramic hiking tracks are available nearby.

The property is a few steps from the small sandy beach and the marina and 150 yards from Vernazza Train Station. A boat bus and trains offer daily connections to Monterosso, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Gianni Franzi has been welcoming guests since 10 Nov 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet


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4 reasons to choose Hotel Gianni Franzi

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
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  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Vernazza Beach

    7.5 Good beach
    100 yards from property
  • Guvano Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    1,700 yards from property
  • Corniglia Beach

    7.6 Good beach
    1.5 miles from property
  • Monterosso Old Town Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1.5 miles from property
  • Fegina Beach

    Fegina Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Amedeo Lia Museum
    7 miles
  • Saint George's Castle
    7.1 miles
  • Technical Naval Museum
    7.2 miles
  • Le Terrazze Shopping Centre
    7.5 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Vernazza Beach
    100 yards
  • Guvano Beach
    1,700 yards
  • Corniglia Beach
    1.5 miles
  • Monterosso Old Town Beach
    1.5 miles
  • Fegina Beach
    1.7 miles
Public transport
  • Train La Spezia Centrale Train Station
    6.7 miles
  • Ferry La Spezia Port
    7.4 miles
Closest airports
  • Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport
    45.5 miles
  • Pisa International Airport
    46.6 miles
  • Giuseppe Verdi Airport
    56.4 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    Ristorante Gianni Franzi

    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Hotel Gianni Franzi
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
Safety & security
  • Key access
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
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Sustainable initiatives
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House rules Hotel Gianni Franzi takes special requests - add in the next step!


12:00 - 20:00


08:00 - 10:30


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 4 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa CartaSi Hotel Gianni Franzi accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Check-in is at the bar/restaurant on Piazza Marconi.

Guests arriving on Wednesdays are requested to contact the hotel prior to arrival using the contact details found on the booking confirmation. Please note that it is not possible to check in outside the normal reception opening times.

Rooms are at the top of a staircase with no lift access.

Please note that the property is accessed via 100 steps.

Please note, guests must leave cars in the paid public parking, approximately 0.6 miles outside the historical centre.

Please inform Hotel Gianni Franzi in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Ristorante Gianni Franzi is closed from Mon 09 Jan 2023 until Thu 09 Mar 2023

Bar is closed from Mon 09 Jan 2023 until Thu 09 Mar 2023

License number: COD CITR 011030 -ALB- 0002, COD. CITR 011030 -ALB- 0002, COD. CITR 011030 -ALB-0002, Cod. CITR011030 -ALB.0002

FAQs about Hotel Gianni Franzi

  • Hotel Gianni Franzi has 1 restaurant:

    • Ristorante Gianni Franzi

  • The prices at Hotel Gianni Franzi may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Hotel Gianni Franzi is from 12:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Room options at Hotel Gianni Franzi include:

    • Double
    • Triple

  • Guests staying at Hotel Gianni Franzi can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Hotel Gianni Franzi.

  • Hotel Gianni Franzi offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hotel Gianni Franzi is 50 yards from the centre of Vernazza.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Gianni Franzi by:

      • Train 2h