***Attention: All guests are required to check-in no later than 7:00 PM on their day of arrival. Please do not book if you are not able to meet this requirement.
Check-out is at 10:00 am.
Payment only in cash.
Looking for the perfect place to take a step back from all the crowds, rushing around viewing churches, museums and monuments?
Mar-Mar offers dormitory-style accommodations in the Cinque Terre with a difference, offering you a slower pace of life that has changed little over hundreds of years. Local residents still maintain some of their traditional livelihoods of fishing and wine making, living on the steep rugged hillsides along the Cinque Terre coastline.
Riomaggiore is the southernmost village of the 'five lands', making it an ideal place to begin your exploration of the Cinque Terre National Park and the famous hiking trails. This is the ultimate location to relax with the locals, take some time out and experience the authentic rural Italian lifestyle.
Mar-Mar has traditional accommodations, full of character and home comforts, right alongside those of the locals so you feel part of the community right from the beginning.
Explore the remainder of the villages at your own pace either on foot or by train. Take some locally made wine down to the rocks and watch the sunset over the med, or enjoy a meal made with fresh local ingredients at one of the many little osterias. If you are a hiker, outdoors enthusiast or just want to switch off and chill out by the sea, Mar-Mar in Riomaggiore has the laid back atmosphere you just might be craving.
***As of July 22, 2013, the rate includes breakfast and nearby Bar O'Netto (reservations made prior to this date do NOT include breakfast, but it is possible to have breakfast for an extra fee).
Free WiFi is available at Bar O'Netto which is just a few minutes walk from the dorm.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Free Breakfast
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free WiFi
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Linen Included
- No Curfew
- Taxes included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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FOR THOSE ARRIVING BY TRAIN:
Our most valuable travel tip to offer:
If you have not yet discovered the Tren Italia website, go to www.trenitalia.it to check train times, ticket prices, etc. Type in where you will be leaving from (making sure that you use Italian names for cities, e.g. FIRENZE and not FLORENCE) and where you want to arrive (in this case, RIOMAGGIORE). The site will do all of the work for you (including connections, travel times, etc.). All of the best solutions for your travel itinerary will be displayed. You can even purchase e-tickets or ticketless tickets online!
*When you arrive in Riomaggiore, you will need to first come to BAR O'NETTO located on via Malborghetto #4 for check-in. After you have checked in we will take you to your accommodations.
Here are the directions on how to reach us from the Riomaggiore train station:
TIP: If you are arriving by train from La Spezia, keep in mind that Riomaggiore is only an eight minute train ride away (we will be the very first stop). Depending on what train car you are riding in, there is a possibility that when you stop in Riomaggiore you will find yourself inside a tunnel. Double check with other passengers to ensure that you have reached the Riomaggiore stop and then exit the train and proceed to the exposed platform.
-When you exit the Riomaggiore train station, you will find yourself in a small piazza with a fountain and a large mural on the wall to your right.
-Head in the direction of the mural and when you arrive at the tunnel, go through it.
-At the end of the tunnel, the main street of Riomaggiore will be on your left (via Colombo).
-Go up this street approximately 20 yards (less than a minute walking).
-Via Malborghetto is the little lane on your left that runs under the portico.
-Look for the sign for BAR O'NETTO, which is sandwiched between La Lampara restaurant and Le Cinque Perle profumeria.
-Check-in will be performed at Bar O'Netto and then we will take you to your dorm.
*Please remember that all guests must check-in prior to 7pm.*