Review Date - 09/15/2014
Bought this refurbed for $700 in 2008 at 1294 shots. We've just passed 5000 shots without issue. This is a fabulous super-auto that we've relied on daily since 2008. We have also entertained several times per year and this machine never disappoints visiting family and friends. As others mention, you sometimes have to coax beans into the grinder, particularly if you use an oily bean; but not e ... read more
Review Date - 06/28/2014
Just looked through all super-automatics again, to see if I'm missing anything...I bought a referb Gaggia Brera a few years ago -- maybe 5-6. It's still just great -- not one problem or issue -- used daily, probably not maintained as often as it should but I do use special filtered water when making coffee -- very very difficult to get a 'regular' cuppa anywhere. I'll wait til I get ome. Couldn ... read more
Review Date - 09/14/2014
I've put Gaggia Accademia on my wishlist since few years ago. However, due to the price (In my place the machine cost about $3,200) and all the negative reviews on superautomatic machines made me confused (about the coffee is not hot enough, bad froth, and etc).
Then when i knew WLL have the refurbished version for only $1,200, i bought it.
The Gaggia Accademia i got is in a perfect condition (i ... read more