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Hotel Vis a Vis

Sestri Levante, Liguria

  • In a beautiful hilltop location, overlooking Sestri Levante
  • A unique, family run hotel steeped in Italian history
  • Ideal for both couples and families
  • Just a 10 minute walk from the centre of Sestri Levante

Vis a Vis hotel is nestled in the hills above Sestri Levante - ideal for those wanting to explore this picture perfect town. The centre of the town is a short walk away, and home to colourful buildings, shops, restaurants and bars. Just 150 metres away you’ll find a private beach where you can soak up the warm Italian sun and watch the little boats in the bay.

Vis a Vis has a pretty sun terrace and swimming pool, both offering views of the Mediterranean coastline below. Enjoy delicious local delicacies at the hotel’s Olimpo Restaurant as you soak in the views, or visit nearby Portofino for a large selection of restaurants, bars and cafés.

Each of the rooms offers a balcony or cosy garden, air conditioning and satellite TV. Families can enjoy interconnecting rooms, while adults can relax with a cocktail or glass of local wine on the rooftop terrace.

Sestri Levante Train Station is a 10 minute walk away, making it easy for those wanting to explore further afield. You can book trains to the UNESCO listed Cinque Terre National Park, or a scenic boat ride to Portofino.  

The hotel has 46 rooms (official rating 4 star).


Bars & Restaurants

Giunone Restaurant

Situated on a terrace in the hotel's gardens, next to the swimming pool. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner outside during the summer months.

Sky Bar Ponte Zeus

Enjoy a cocktail at sunset on the rooftop terrace. The Ponte Zeus Sky Bar offers unrivalled sea views and the perfect spot for an aperitif after a day of exploring.

Olimpo Restaurant

Olimpo is the main restaurant at the hotel. Offering guests exclusive and tasteful fine dining cuisine. Enjoy culinary and gastronomic excellence whilst enjoying the panoramic sea views. During the warmer evenings, guests can dine outside on the terrace.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

The heated outdoor swimming pool is open from April - October between 9:00am - 7:00pm.

Spa & Wellness

Wellness Area Giunone

The Giunone wellness centre offers a variety of massage treatments for individuals and couples.

About the location

Sestri Levante is a gorgeous Riviera town that bears more than a little resemblance to Portofino, which sits just along the coast. The town's colourful buildings and historic palaces nestle around a beautiful crescent of sand and sea, with a backdrop of pine forests. Sestri Levante is a little quieter than its fashionable neighbour, and is popular with holidaying Italians, making it ideal for those looking for a relaxed and authentic Italian Riviera destination. 

There’s still plenty to see and do, though. For many, the Punta Manara hiking trail is a must-do, offering miles of flora-rich hiking up the headland and into the hills beyond. A more relaxed alternative would be to take a boat and cruise the glass-smooth Bay of Silence, or just to lounge on the sandy beachfront. One of Sestri Levante’s other perks is its proximity to the dreamy pastel-shaded towns of the Cinque Terre – you can reach them in just over half an hour. 

Transfer Time
The hotel is 1 Hour from Genoa Airport. Return private transfers included. To change your transfers or book car hire instead, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking.
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Double Balcony

Standard rooms offer panoramic views of the city's rooftops and hills.

10 - 14m²

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Double Side Sea View Balcony Terrace Or Patio

Double side sea view rooms have either a balcony, terrace or patio. They offer views of the hill and partial sea views.

12 - 14m²

a bedroom with a bed and a chair in a room
Single Room Balcony

Classic single rooms offer views of the city and the surrounding hills.


Free Night Offer

1 Free night for stays of 5 to 9 nights completed between 26 March - 01 April 2021, 06 - 29 April 2021 and 10 October - 31 October 2021.

2 Free nights for stays of 10 nights or more completed between 26 March - 01 April 2021, 06 - 29 April 2021 and 10 October - 31 October 2021.

1 Free night for stays of 7 to 13 nights completed between 04 April - 29 May 2021 and 15 September - 9 October 2021.

2 Free nights for stays of 14 nights or more completed between 04 April - 29 May 2021 and 15 September - 9 October 2021.

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