The Bed & Breakfast, La Sosta della Viandante, is located in an apartment on the sixth floor of a building in the Old Town, bright and quiet, and offers a warm and discreet, an "ideal stop".
It enjoys a beautiful view over the city roofs open and the sea, the port with the characteristic lantern.
.To get there you have to walk six floors, in fact, like almost all the buildings in the historic center, it is difficult to find the elevator, however, "they said the stairs are good for health"..
For people who like to make panoramic photos, you can access on the terrace above the apartment, with views of the city at 360 °.
The Bed & Brekfast is in a strategic position for artistic attractions and recreational.
On foot, in a few minutes, you can visit museums, galleries and other places of artistic and cultural interest as well as the more traditional markets and shops.
There is no lack of space and local restaurant to taste the typical products: the typical "focaccia", porridge, cake pasqualina..
Because of its unique location, the B&B is an excellent base to discover the seaside resorts of the Ligurian coast of east and west and its beaches, in fact, being a few minutes walk from the main train station (Genova Piazza Principe) and just as close to the Old Port, where boats leave for Camogli, San Fruttuoso, Portofino le Cinque Terre.., allows wonderful day trips.
Just a few steps from Via Balbi, (university area of the humanities) can be an excellent solution for college students who come to Genoa to:
The time necessary to take exams
or for those who come to attend university courses and are looking for accommodation suitable to their needs and they need to stay in Genoa for the time necessary to find it, or for other reasons anyway limited in time, Seminars, conferences, confernze, exhibitions, festivals...
The Bed & Breakfast is located in a building near Piazza della Nunziata, central, where there are several palaces listed on the register of the "Rolli".
Piazza della Nunziata, on foot, you can reach the main sites of the historical center:
- Taking the Vico dlla Croce Bianca, a typical "Caruggio" of the historic center of Genoa, is now beginning the building where is located the B & B, traveling all you get in the famous Via del Campo, sung by Fabrizio De Andrè years sixty and where now there is the museum "Via del Campo 29rosso", dedicated to the famous Genoese songwriter, and many palaces of the Rolli of '500 and' 600..
- In the direction of Via Balbi, the University and the Museum of the Royal Palace..
- In the other direction, from via Bensa it takes Via Cairoli and within minutes you reach Via Garibaldi with its palaces museums, and arrive in Piazza De Ferrari with the Carlo Felice theater, and the Ducal Palace, the home of Christopher Columbus, the Cathedral of St. Lawrence..
- Always via Bensa, down by Lomellini, home of the house of Mazzini, walking less than ten minutes to get to the Aquarium, the Old Port where, in summer, ferries leave for the tour of the port and the town the eastern coast.
Very convenient for public transport, in the square there are the stops of the most buses for the area east and west of the city,
a five minute walk away is the subway,
less than ten minutes to the train station Piazza Principe.
In the Bed & Breakfast are available information materials on tourist routes and events.
How to reach us
For those arriving by car, the nearest exit is to the west of Genoa
The B&B does not have a car park, but there are both parking lots that two garage, a 5-minute walk away.
Arriving by train station Genova Piazza Principe is a 10 minute walk (down Via Balbi) or by bus n. 34 or 35 getting off at Piazza della Nunziata
Arriving at the airport there is the service Volabus, stopping in front of the station Genova Piazza Principe
The Maritime Station is a few stops by bus (n. 18 and 20)
It is possible to reach the boat show with bus stop at Piazza della Nunziata (adjacent to the building where is located the B & B) or by boat, departing from Genoa Old Port (Pier Aquarium) at Boat Show, the Old Port is less than 10 minutes walk from my hotel.
The B&B offers its / guests of the two rooms, A SINGLE AND A DOUBLE with possibility for single use and extra bed for a minor.
The ensuite eslcusiva for sharing / guests is next to the rooms.
The living room, very bright, is available for breakfast, self-service up to 11 hours, for a bit of relaxation and for any socializing; there is a high chair for children.
Both in the rooms and in the living room there is a ceiling fan.
Prices may vary depending on length of stay and time of year: holidays (Easter, April 25, May 1, Christmas holidays), or trade fairs (Euroflora, the boat show), or festival (Festival of Science...)
And 'A DISCOUNT ON RATES FOR students UNIVERSITY. FOR STAYS OF THREE CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS AND FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN.
FOR STAYS FROM CONSECUTIVE WEEK RATES APPLY MORE 'ADVANTAGEOUS.
single room 35/50 euro
double room 60/90 euro
double room, single use € 40/50
The extra bed for a minor 15 €
The price includes bed and breakfast, bed and bath linen, daily cleaning information (city maps, cultural tours, events...)
The tourist tax for the municipality of Genoa is €. 1, 50 per day. (They are exempted from payment of tax under 14 years old)
Check-In: The normal office hours at the property is between 19. 00 and 21. 00. Check-Out: within 12: 00
Payment is at check-in, in cash.
Should you have different needs please let us know in advance to be able to agree on a different one. Please also inform us at least one hour before arrival so that we can bring the utmost comfort.
If the guest arrives before check in or depart after the time of check-out, it offers a free luggage storage.
The B&B "La sosta della Viandante" wishes you a good day with a rich and varied self-service breakfast in the living room in a bright and relaxing.
In the living room, they are available to guests; microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker..
"Start the day with human rhythms and frenetic, like the culture we used to, is good for health of body and soul, directs us to live more fully and intensely every moment of our day..and maybe more joyful..who knows..you can try..what do you think? !!!