- english, italian
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 9:00 AM
consentito fumare in giardino
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
One star rating for location only!
We booked this house for 1 week from Oct 28 – Nov 4.
Six adults & a 5 month old baby.
2 hours after arrival the boiler broke down. No heat or hot water until it was repaired almost 48 hrs later.
Also, during this same period, all power was lost to the house. Now also no lights or cold water too, due to electric water pump. We had to carry buckets of water from the sea in the dark to flush the toilet! Repair carried out just short of 24hrs later.
Dishwasher packed up on second use.
Only one tiny bath with handheld shower above to serve us all (when boiler worked!) despite advertising otherwise! One full bathroom (pictured on site) remained locked for the duration of our stay.
Above-mentioned small bath flooded foul smelling water (whenever bath was draining) up through drain in centre of room. Routinely mopping up & bathroom constantly smelled awful.
No working wifi at house – despite advertising that there is.
Garden & drive massively overgrown & untidy – we had to cut hedges & clear up just to be able to park the hired car on the enclosed drive.
House is generally in poor repair.
Owner made aware of all problems & would only refund 100€ of the 1109€ that we paid, despite our pleas to refund an amount more fairly in proportion to what we paid. Little consideration for our time spent without the most basic of services and our hassle and time wasted. He was unhappy that he would be left out of pocket after paying for repairs. Owner said we could stay 2 extra nights f.o.c., which we did, but boiler immediately broke down again – owner informed but nothing was done.
The boiler, dishwasher & drains remained unrepaired as we left.
Although beautifully located, I would not recommend this property if you are hoping for a hassle-free, relaxing, non-stressful holiday! The owner should bring this house up to standard before accepting any more rentals.
Honest advertising should also be standard!
We have used Homeaway many times in the past without any problems whatsoever. This however, was the exception.
Overall, very remorseful that we wasted so much precious family time and money on this house. This "holiday" plus flights, was our gift to our children and grandchild. It was intended as a much needed relaxing break from their hectic lifestyles.
We are extremely sorry for what has happend, unfortunately this did not depend on us.
The lack of electricity has been due to the electric company (Enel company). In the area of Lido dei Pini it has been a major power line failure.
this happens on saturday. As soon as the electric company came to make reparation, on monday, the heather has been substituted on monday afternoon problem was solved.
We did reimburse the amount fo the day whicitout electricity and left guest to be at the house for some extra days.
Property in very poor condition, very good location
So.... The issues:
- Main bathroom out of use, no explanation, no attempt to fix it so we had 6 people with no real shower, just a hand held over a bath, with no enclosure.
- No WiFi. Description says there is but there is not.
- Property in very poor state of repair, plug sockets hanging off the wall, internal doors rotting, paint flaking everywhere.
- You can't lock the property if you go out. There is a metal door you lock, but my 150cm tall 9 year old was able to climb through it. Absolutely unacceptable.
- Ignition on cooker does not work, I lost my eyebrows trying to light it with a match.
Ultimately holidays are about who you are with and we had a great time and the location is really good. but you need to be aware of the shortcomings above before you book.
A good stay with access to the beach
The house is big with space and good size for us 6 persons. Easy access to beach and close to the city.
Bella casa in ottima posizione
La casa è accogliente ed ha una bella atmosfera, la posizione dinanzi alla spiaggia, con accesso privato diretto, è comodissima e permette di godersi il mare appieno. E' dotata di tutti gli utensili da cucina immaginabili. La veranda lato mare è un posto ideale per rilassarsi . Gli unici nei che posso evidenziare sono : al nostro arrivo l'erba di parte del giardino era alta ; la molta sabbia presente sulla scaletta, tanto da farla sparire, per andare in spiaggia era scomoda, soprattutto per i piu' anziani; problemi di piccola manutenzione( tipo : uno sportello cucina non fissato, maniglia porta che si sfilava , tubo sifone bidet fuori posto). Comunque casa per vacanze consigliatissima .
Huis aan het strand
Toen wij toekwamen en het huis zagen waren we heel erg teleurgesteld. Het huis was oud, zeer slecht onderhouden, de badkamers zijn slecht en de keukenkasten zaten los. Maar... de plaats van het huisje in fantastisch. Zooo heerlijk om gewoon in badkleding het strand op te lopen en terug te komen zonder iets te moeten meenemen. De buitendocuche maakt de slechte badkamers helemaal goed. Ook de kleine huiskat heeft ons veel plezier bezorgd. Eerlijk toegegeven, omdat het huis niet in nette staat was, hebben wij een veel relaxtere vakantie gehad.
From Fiumicino airport by car take the link road heading south towards Naples.
take the consulate PONTINA, exit at Ardea.
Follow for Ardea / Anzio, arrived in LIDO PINES, at the height of AGIP service station, turn right, follow the signs to the campsite 'park of Gallinara., Down the road, turn left.
various restaurants in the area, ask when booking.
Recommended: GALAPAGOS, next home, good and very reasonably priced.