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Hotel Elena

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Hotel Elena

3-star property
Beaux Arts hotel in Recco

8.0/10 Very good

258 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Parking available
  • Internet access
Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi 5, Recco, 16036

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Old Port - 28 min drive
  • Port of Genoa Cruise Ship Terminal - 40 min drive

Getting around

  • Genoa (GOA-Cristoforo Colombo) - 30 min drive
  • Sori Station - 5 min drive
  • Recco Station - 9 min walk
  • Recco Mulinetti Station - 11 min walk


  • Pizzeria Del Ponte - 5 min walk
  • Pizza E Co. - 6 min walk
  • Panificio Moltedo - 6 min walk
  • Focaccia in PIazzetta - 10 min walk
  • La Manuelina - 17 min walk

About this property

Hotel Elena

Hotel Elena is a great choice for a stay in Recco. Free breakfast is an added perk, and guests can keep active with on-site kayaking. Fellow travellers like the breakfast and size.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 29 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Free wired Internet access in public areas


  • On-site parking is limited

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available each morning

What to do

  • Kayaking
  • Golfing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby


  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1948

Room amenities


  • Housekeeping (on request)

Fees & policies

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 30 November and 20 March.

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for EUR 10 per night
  • All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99 owing to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information on the booking confirmation.

Also known as

Elena Recco
Hotel Elena Recco
Elena Hotel Recco
Hotel Elena Recco
Hotel Elena Hotel
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Hotel Elena Hotel Recco

Frequently asked questions

Is Hotel Elena currently open?
The property is closed between 30 November and 20 March.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Elena?
Yes. Parking spaces may be limited.
What is there to do at Hotel Elena and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as kayaking.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Elena?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Pizzeria Del Ponte (5-min walk), Pizza E Co. (6-min walk) and Panificio Moltedo (6-min walk).
What's the area around Hotel Elena like?
Hotel Elena is only a short 9-minute walk from Recco Station.



Very good




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities


8/10 Very good

On Beach
Excellent staff with a good breakfast. The parking was very convenient. Nice beach just below the hotel.
M.E., 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Friendly in all aspects, we had a pleasant stay.
Nada, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Stay at Elena!
Elena is small single room, With a small but adequate shower, it's a bit hard to maneuver in but was hot and clean. Everything spotless and clean, view was superb especially for price, nice laminate floors no icky carpet. Wifi drops out occasionally but you just have to renter username and password. Can easily hear neighbors with the marble floors so try and be respectful. Morning coffee and breakfast on the patio overlooking the sea was so pleasant.
Sheila, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Alla, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Elena a superb, clean, relaxing stay.
Recco overall dissapointing but the Elena was superb in all aspects
IAN, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely friendly hotel.
Lovely gentle hotel, lovely view and breakfast. Staff very efficient and friendly.
Sandra, 4-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Pleasant stay, but WiFi, bed & pillows: rated 2/3
We enjoyed our 2 night stay at hotel Elena to wast hours the fireworks very much. The real negatives were the mattress and the pillows that were awful and the archaic internet that required continuous signing on, at least 15 to 20 times a day!!! The personnel rating between 3.5 and 4.5. Good job!
Roberto, 2-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Great location but needs renovation
Great location but needs some renovation Breakfast was very good
Johannes, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Good for an overnight stay
One night stay without dinner. We took dinner on the town which has several appealing restaurants. However the breakfast was excellent on a communal balcony overlooking the sea. Recco is a pretty town just round the corner from Rapallo. We have been back for overnight stays four times! Parking is limited however but not a severe drawback.
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely room with balcony overlooking the sea/bay.
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