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Could not wait to leave
Before I go any farther, I must say this apartment is not suitable as a rental for tourists to Camogli. And I seriously would advice anyone considering this apartment as a base for a week at the beach to look elsewhere immediately. My family spent a week here after renting another apartment the week prior. We booked at the last minute so there weren't many options available in town. We figured it would do for a week as we would be at the beaches most of the time anyway.
Big mistake. The apartment building itself is adjacent to the train tracks and the noise from trains such as Italy's faster freccia trains was nearly unbearable and they occurred at all hours of day and night. Some trains are relatively quiet if they are local trains and they are stopping in town or on the farther track. But when a fast train comes by on the closer track (and I mean stone's throw away) the whole apartment would experience ear shattering noise and vibrations. Even the bathroom window would blow wide open from the wind created by the passing trains. We were not used to this level of noise and none of the family (2 adults and 2 kids) slept well the entire stay. I would think staying at this apartment may even be considered dangerous to those with a pacemaker or heart trouble because its a definite shock to the system.
The apartment itself would be ok if it were located elsewhere although it is definitely not appointed as a beach rental. It had the feel of having been quickly converted to a rental after having been picked clean of personal belongings. No beach towels or anything remotely handy for the beach. The kitchen was spartan as basic necessities like a good cutting knife were lacking. Not to mention there was no light in the kitchen for cooking as the sun when down. We felt there had to be something shady with the electrical system as we popped the breaker for no obvious reason. Some items in the kitchen like the overhead lights and stove were not powered and there was a lamp in the main room appeared to have a melted switch.
THe positive is that the apartment is overlooking piazza Schiaffino which is a main congregating area and bus stop. The supermarket is two minutes away and the beach is not far either. There is a terrace on the side and we did eat out here a couple times but you are truly eating with the trains.
We will not be coming back.