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Via Pagana 8, 16038 Santa Margherita Ligure – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.5/10! (score from 514 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Hotel Continental.
|Double Room with Garden View|
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|Superior Double or Twin Room with Sea View|
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Golf Course (within 2 miles), Sauna, Fitness Center, Spa, Massage
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Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Room Service, 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Laundry, Ironing Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Elevator, Heating
Italian, French, Finnish, Spanish, English, German
2:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! One child under 4 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 2 years is charged EUR 25 per person per night in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged 70 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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Based on 514 reviews
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Featuring panoramic views of Portofino Bay, the Excelsior Palace Hotel has 2 restaurants, a summer beach club with infinity pool and sun terraces, and spacious rooms, many with sea views.
Score from 665 reviews Excellent
The 4-star Hotel Laurin features a large terrace with a pool and panoramic views of the Ligurian Sea. It is located right on the sea in Santa Margherita Ligure.
Score from 517 reviews Very good
Park Hotel Suisse overlooks the Gulf of Tigullio and is 500 ft from the harbor in Santa Margherita Ligure. It features a freeform swimming pool with heated seawater.
Score from 546 reviews Good
Best Western Regina Elena features a rooftop pool and hot tub with views of the Ligurian Coast. It is in Santa Margherita and has lush gardens leading to a private beach.
Score from 385 reviews Very good
Beautifully kept terraced gardens leading down to the hotels own bathing patio by the sea. Superb view.
Having to pay for car parking is wrong. Parking should be free when an on-site car park is available.
Me and my sister were staying in the HC 2 nights. we got an amazing room with the garden :) very much enjoyed the HC Beach :) Fabulous views over the beautiful HC gardens, sea, the town and the marina.
where to start....? Location: snuggled up against and overlooking the great blue sea... Grounds: simply magnificent.... well tended gardens and paths sloping down the cliffs towards the sea! Rooms: a variety of rooms to suit every taste, many with wonderful views of the Mediterranean Breakfast: Varied and good buffet, attentive and friendly staff, ......and the view from the balcony...unbelievable, what a way to start your day!! Swimming and sunbathing: Hotel has its own small, heavenly, section of the Mediterranean coast, direct access to the sea, closest thing to a natural swimming pool that I have ever seen...just swim out into the clear waters of the bay if you want. and yet part of the "pool" is shallow enough for a four-year old to stand in...it is not a sandy beach though.... it is rocky promontories that have been modified and "smoothed out" into perfect sunbathing platforms that give you easy access to the sea...
...that I didn't discover this place earlier in my life...
The hotel is in a prime position overlooking the gulf of portofino. The rooms, view , service were of a very high standard infant absolutely brilliant! Was going to stay in Portofino but do glad we chose to stay in Santa Margharita - so much nicer overall ! Portofino is great for a drink and maybe dinner but had nothing else to offer except very high prices !
The location in Santa Margherita Ligure was perfect. Away from road noise but easy walking to town. The views from our balcony were fantastic. Definitely ask for a seaview room. The staff and the hotel itself was perfect.
Wifi was pathetic.
location valet parking guys were excellent, parked our campervan right out front! fantastic views
no pool not child friendly at all by the loungers/sea average/borderline rude reception staff
- Amazing views - Outstanding value for money... the service, views and facilities couldn't be matched at the price.
The beauty tranquility of Santa M was a haven. Especially after the busy city. We had to get and out early to connect via train for ferry in Genova. So SO worth it. Santa M cleared the head and mind. And the ocean the soul.
The hotel has one of the prime spots in San Margherita, with magnificent views over the bay. From the patio lounger and room we watched passenger ships, ferries and all the yachts and boats in and out of the port. The lawns and flowers leading down to the swimming area are beautiful and colourful. We could walk quickly to and from the station to visit Cinque Terre as well as into town in the evening for a meal or a drink. It was a superb stay and would recommend a visit.
Very slow internet, noisy rooms and to charge for sun beds and parking is a bit much.
situated perfectly on a cliff, amazing view.. and the fact that it had its own private beach. Extremely nice and helpful staff. I absolutely enjoyed having breakfast while looking over the bay.
the rooms were a bit too rusty/old for my own liking.
The rooms with views of the sea are a must at this hotel! The gardens are immaculate, and you are right on the water. The rooms are not the fanciest, but they are spotless and the location trumps everything else. We were even greeted with Prosecco to celebrate our birthdays upon our arrival. Would definitely stay here again!
The staff was very professional, but could have been more friendly.
Location Very helpful staff Cleanliness Excellent breakfast choices and service Beautifully kept gardens
Poor value food at the beach café Very unhappy at being charged 20 Euros for a sunbed for the day Unhappy no iron was available for a fresh shirt for dinner on night of arrival Absolutely awful WiFi Did not feel it was good value for money but considering the location, and we were height of Summer, I guess sky high prices to be expected
The location is superb. The staff (both hotel and their dedicated beach staff) are really kind and friendly. The gardens are beautifully kept. The food is good.
The hotel is tired in places. My room was very tiny and old fashioned, and the bed was really uncomfortable and squeaked horribly every time I turned over in the night.
Location, comfort and beauty. Surpassed our expectations.
The grotto was a bit expensive.
Bar and restaurant staff excellent and super friendly
Reception staff not as good as last year which made us feel bad
Fabulous location, bedroom with spectacular sea view and terrace, very nice gardens over the sea, terrace of the breakfast room with stunning views, attentive and friendly staff, 5 min walk to Santa Margharita city center, the fantastic private "rocky beach" and especially its restaurant on a balcony (It was a real pleasure to spend all day there doing nothing...). I strongly recommend a stay at this hotel.
Despite all positive points, which are not few, this hotel is from the beginning of the 20th century meaning some disadvantages, such as lack of soundproofing, small/medium size bedrooms, outdated beds, etc... but everything was real proper. On the contrary, the breakfast was very poor for this level of prices and the wi-fi a total disaster! However, I recognize the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages. If I can, I will do it again!!
Excellent location, nice gardens which convey 19th century, private beach, breakfast on the terrasse is a lovely start for a wonderful day, town and starion are within walking distance
The room and bathrooms need some renovation; charging for a beachtowel and sunbed at the hotel beach 20 euro per day is a bit on the high side and conveys a money grabbing atmosphere - I would rather pay a few Euro more per night and have thisservice included
A beautiful hotel , fantastic position and staff impeccable .
The views were wonderful and hotel is delightful. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and the breakfast which included proseco was delicious.
Great location. Spectacular view of Santa Margherita day and night. Beautiful grounds. Close to train station - short walk up hill. Had a spacious room with balcony viewing city. Everything was clean and well kept and the staff was helpful. I would stay here again.
Bed was very very firm. Bath had plenty of room and was clean but did not have a separate shower. Shower was a bit of an awkward retrofit to tub.
Way too many Norwegians. Wifi was hardly working.
Quality of the room was really poor. The remote control was not working, the sink was not draining, the size if the bath was so little that i could not fit. Even more, i could hear everything from the room next to mine. Like if they were in the same room with me
Good modern, room with patio and sea view. Breakfast terrace. Well maintained gardens.
Minimum 20 euro pp charge for sunbeds, with no half-day option - although management have promised to consider a change of policy following numerous on-line complaints. No complimentary water in rooms or in gym: not too much to ask in an hotel of this standard. Staff slow to offer up basic information about breakfast times, wifi access etc.
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