In the heart of the 5 Terre Coast, the Hotel Gianni Franzi features rooms with private bathrooms just below Vernazza's Doria Castle. Its terraces include stunning views of the Ligurian Sea and the village, and Wi-Fi is free in public areas.

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 has a shower.

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

Panoramic hiking tracks are available nearby.

The property is a few steps from the small sandy beach and the marina and 500 feet from Vernazza Train Station. A boat bus and trains provide daily connections to Monterosso, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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  • The staff speaks English

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  • where would I park my car to use your hotel. Cost of parking. How close to hotel? I am coming in late August 2021.

    Hello in Vernazza are 2 parking at 1km to the village.

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    Answered on June 25, 2021
  • is there a laundry nearby that would wash and dry our clothes? Also we are 80 year old customers, are there rooms with not so many steps? We will be coming in late August next year.

    Yes, the laundry is in the top of Village (2 minutes by walk), our Hotel is under the Castle so you've a lot of steps to climb up all rooms are there.....we hope to see you next year, best regards Gianni Franzi

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    Answered on October 22, 2020
  • Are there rooms on the first floor or second floor?

    Ciao, In our Hotel we have 100 steps for go in Hotel. And we have 3rd floor in our building.

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    Answered on June 25, 2021
  • Is there parking on street next to hotel?

    Ciao, No are at 1 km up

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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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 Neighborhood
  • Vernazza Beach
    300 feet
  • Guvano Beach
    5,050 feet
  • Corniglia Beach
    1.5 miles
  • Monterosso Old Town Beach
    1.5 miles
  • Fegina Beach
    1.7 miles
Public transit
  • Train Stazione La Spezia Centrale
    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
  • Parma International Airport
    56.4 miles
How to get to Hotel Gianni Franzi from Pisa International Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Ristorante Gianni Franzi

    Food: Italian, Mediterranean, Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Hotel Gianni Franzi
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
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House rules
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM


8:00 AM - 10:30 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

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's 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 elevator 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 mi outside the historical center.

Please inform Hotel Gianni Franzi 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.

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

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

    • Train 2h

  • Room options at Hotel Gianni Franzi include:

    • Double
    • Triple

  • The prices at Hotel Gianni Franzi may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

  • Hotel Gianni Franzi is 150 feet from the center of Vernazza.

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Hotel Gianni Franzi.

  • 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

  • Hotel Gianni Franzi has 1 restaurant:

    • Ristorante Gianni Franzi

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