This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. 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 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Gianni Franzi has been welcoming guests since Nov 10, 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
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Vernazza Beach

    7.5 Good beach
    300 feet from property
  • Guvano Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    5,050 feet 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 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
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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
  • 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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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Hotel Gianni Franzi takes special requests – add in the next step!


12:00 PM - 8:00 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.

Ristorante Gianni Franzi: Closed from Mon, Jan 09, 2023 until Thu, Mar 09, 2023

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

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

    • Train 2h

  • Hotel Gianni Franzi has 1 restaurant:

    • Ristorante Gianni Franzi

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

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

  • 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.

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

    • 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

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