This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Immersed in lush grounds with Mediterranean vegetation, this historic villa features an outdoor swimming pool. Set on the seaside of Sestri Levante, it enjoys views of the Gulf of Tigullio.

With wooden furniture and classic décor, rooms at Villa Balbi have an elegant feel. Some overlook the grounds, others the historic center of town, and some offer sea views. They provide free Wi-Fi.

Public spaces feature antique furnishings, marble and elegant chandeliers. Grand Hotel Villa Balbi includes a 17th-century villa that was home to aristocratic families.

Regional cooking, seafood specialties and homemade desserts are served at Il Parco restaurant. During the summer months, it is possible to dine on the grounds.

The hotel is in the center of Sestri Levante. Genoa and La Spezia are about a 45 minute drive away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Sestri Levante, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Grand Hotel Villa Balbi has been welcoming guests since Feb 16, 2009

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Sestri Levante, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Gluten-free


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Max adults: 2
Double Room
  • 1 queen bed
  • 2 twin beds
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Junior Suite
  • 1 queen bed
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  • 1 twin bed
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  • 1 sofa bed and
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  • The staff speaks English

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Casa Carbone
    3.6 miles
  • Castello Brown
    9.2 miles
  • Circolo Golf e Tennis Rapallo
    10.5 miles
  • Abbazia di San Fruttuoso
    11.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Sestri Levante Beach
    250 feet
  • Bay of Silence Beach
    750 feet
  • La Goletta Beach
    1.3 miles
  • Cavi di Lavagna Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Spiaggia Rena
    2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport
    28.5 miles
  • Parma International Airport
    58.6 miles
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Amenities of Grand Hotel Villa Balbi
  • Private beach area Additional charge
  • Garden
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Open-air bath
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
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From 2:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
3 - 12 years
Extra bed by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa CartaSi JCB American Express Grand Hotel Villa Balbi accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

FAQs about Grand Hotel Villa Balbi

  • Grand Hotel Villa Balbi is 800 feet from the center of Sestri Levante.

  • Check-in at Grand Hotel Villa Balbi is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at Grand Hotel Villa Balbi can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • The prices at Grand Hotel Villa Balbi may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Grand Hotel Villa Balbi by:

    • Car 50min

  • Grand Hotel Villa Balbi offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Private beach area
    • Beach
    • Open-air bath

  • Room options at Grand Hotel Villa Balbi include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Triple

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from Grand Hotel Villa Balbi.