The Cinque Terre, or five lands, is one of Italy's most popular destinations. Because there are not many hotels and accommodations in the five villages, it is recommended that you book in advance. Here are top guest-rated places to stay in the Cinque Terre villages (the first 6 listings) or in nearby towns from where you can easily take the train, bus, or a ferry. Use this Cinque Terre map to see the location of the villages.
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Hotel del Sole is a 2-star hotel in the center of Riomaggiore, 400 meters from the beach. The hotel has limited free parking and a terrace with views of the town.
AddressVia Molinelli, 35, 19016 Monterosso al Mare SP, Italy
Phone+39 0187 817495
Punta Mesco is a small 3-star hotel, 100 meters from the sea (but with no sea view) in Monterosso al Mare. The hotel is very near the train station and the village's historic center. Two of the rooms are equipped for disabled guests.
Address19018 Vernazza, SP, Italy
Inn Elisabetta is a 2-star town house suite up the hill in Vernazza. The inn has two rooms with private bath and an apartment and has two terraces with sea views. The hotel is near the train station but be aware that to reach the inn from the village you will have to climb up stairs.
Il Saraceno is a 3-star hotel in Volastra, on the main road (SP51) above the Cinque Terre villages. There is bus service between Volastra and Manarola. The hotel has 7 rooms, free parking, a garden, and rooftop terrace. From the hotel you can easily access some of the hiking trails.
Hotel Garden is a 3-star hotel in the pedestrian area of Levanto close to the beach. From Levanto you can take the train to visit the villages of Cinque Terre and other seaside towns on the Italian Riviera.
Hotel Crismar is a small 2-star hotel in the pedestrian area La Spezia, between the train station and the harbor where there are ferries to Cinque Terre and Portovenere in late spring and summer. La Spezia makes a good base for visiting Cinque Terre and other nearby towns because it is well connected by rail and has good restaurants, cafes, shops, and several museums.
Grand Hotel Portovenere is a 4-star hotel on the sea in the charming town of Portovenere. During late spring and summer there is ferry service to the Cinque Terre but there is no train station in town. There are good hiking trails near Portovenere, which is much less crowded than the Cinque Terre villages, and the small island directly across from the town has a popular beach.
Find out more about visiting the Cinque Terre in this overview.