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 metres 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.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Breakfast info



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Room type
Number of guests
1 large double bed
3 single beds
1 large double bed
1 double bed
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Guest reviews


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See what guests loved the most:

  • Nicola
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We Loved the beautiful room , the secret terraces and balconies and especially the amazing breakfast served on a terrace overlooking a spectacular view of the sea. The staff were charming , helpful and friendly but never over formal . I would...
  • J
    United StatesUnited States
    THE most amazing view...totally worth it and more.
  • Anthony
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The room fantastic with a beautiful bathroom. The bed was super comfortable. Breakfast on the terrace on the first day was delicious and due to the cyclone we ate breakfast in the restaurant the second morning. The staff were very helpful and...

Hotel surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Ristorante Gianni Franzi
    • Cuisine
      Italian • Mediterranean • Local
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Facilities of Hotel Gianni Franzi

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Wake-up service
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Safety & security
  • Key access
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Hotel Gianni Franzi takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 12:00 to 20:00


From 08:00 to 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 4 years and above will be charged as 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

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa CartaSi Cash 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

  • Room options at Hotel Gianni Franzi include:

    • Double
    • Triple

  • Hotel Gianni Franzi has 1 restaurant:

    • Ristorante Gianni Franzi

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Hotel Gianni Franzi. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Hotel Gianni Franzi is 50 yards from the centre of Vernazza. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Guests staying at Hotel Gianni Franzi can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • 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.