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Excelsior Palace Hotel in Rapallo, Italy

As celebrated as its many legendary guests, such as Ernest Hemingway, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Rita Hayworth, the Excelsior Palace Hotel, Italy enjoys an inspired location along the Italian Riviera. Part of the LVX collection of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, this storied property has occupied a dominant position overlooking the Portofino Coast in the seaside town of Rapallo since 1901. With a stay in classic fin-de-siecle style accommodations, you will be transported back to the era of the international beau monde.

You will find dining divine in the hotel's main restaurant lauded for its Ligurian and Mediterranean cuisine. Spend your summer afternoons at the Beach Club, offering a panoramic swimming pool, fabulous views. The spa, another popular destination, features a handful of therapy rooms, a fitness center, an indoor swimming pool, sauna, and Turkish bath. Dabble in fabulous recreation at a nearby 18-hole golf course, tennis courts and several beaches. Excursions to Portofino, Cinque Terre and Genoa reveal lessons in life, love and Italian culture.

Location of Excelsior Palace Hotel

Excelsior Palace Hotel
Via San Michele di Pagana 8
16035
Rapallo, Italy

Nearest Airport: GOA

Amenities for Excelsior Palace Hotel

  • General Information
  • Pet Friendly
  • Dining
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Pool
  • Spa on Property
  • Fitness Center
  • Wellness Center
  • Beach Club
  • Beach Access
  • In-Room Amenities
  • In-Room Safes
  • Activities
  • Excursions
  • Wellness Programs
  • Business
  • Conference Facilities
  • Nearby
  • Shopping
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Golf
  • Beaches
  • Interests
  • Beach
  • Food & Wine
  • Spa & Wellness

Reviews for Excelsior Palace Hotel

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a good time in our five day trip to Italy, and much of it was thanks to the excellent hotel we stayed at. Every morning we enjoyed a family swim in the warm inside pool, before a very generous breakfast. Staff looked after us so well, they remembered our favourite choices and came prepared with a high chair before we had a chance to ask for it. Very romantic stay, the restaurant within the hotel is top class.

Elisabeth M - United Kingdom


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at the Excelsior impressed us quite a bit, from the elaborate breakfast to the careful attention paid to cleanliness. We were even loaned an umbrella when we walked to a restaurant in the rain. A few minutes of walking brings you to restaurants, a beach, train station and Rapallo center.

MikeandKarenA - Granby, Connecticut


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 month ago

We drive rather frequently between Provence and Rome. A stopover here turns a business trip into pleasure. I love stepping back into the Old World elegance of the past. Everything about this hotel , from the recently updated rooms to the classic and delicious Ligurian presentations of the restaurant make a business stopover into a pampering treat. The art and decoration is evocative through and through. Winter low season rates make it even better. And the best? The incredible views if the Italian Riviera.

Susan D


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 month ago

Stayed here three times in the past two months. This is one of the remaining classic grand hotels of its time. There is nothing to dislike unless you prefer boutique or modern style. Excellent service from bellboy to restaurant, bar, maids and spa. Easy parking, spacious rooms, great views. close to town and absolutely fair pricing. You can't go wrong with this hotel.

hjslaw - Munich


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 month ago

Location to the restaurants and seaside is perfect. Views from hotel, either on the port or inland are perfect. Reception staff are very helpful. Parking available. Good breakfast. Rooms have a jacuzzi, balconies and huge beds.

Nouslefamille - Sevenoaks, United Kingdom


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