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Hotel Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast (Rapallo, Italy)


Hotel Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast (Rapallo, Italy)

About Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast

Occupying a prime position overlooking Rapallo Bay on the Italian Riviera, the landmark Excelsior Palace Hotel is a luxurious property exuding an elegance inspired by the early 1900's. Air-conditioned accommodations leave no stone unturned when it comes to style. Most feature balconies with breathtaking views of the Gulf, marble bathrooms with bathrobes, slippers and speciality toiletries, and seating areas with large TVs and a work desk. Featuring a private jetty, beach club, two outdoor pools and an outdoor massage gazebo, it's no wonder guests wish they could stay longer. A fitness centre, indoor heated pool, meeting and wedding venues are also available. Dining at the hotel's in-house restaurants promises to be a memorable affair. The year-round Lord Byron serves a tempting array of traditional cuisine, while The Eden Roc Lounge & Restaurant, open till late, serves light fare with live music. A drive along the coast to Castello Brown, a 16th-century museum, takes around 20 minutes to reach by car from Excelsior Palace Hotel.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 2386  reviews from:
  • LocationExcellent  (9.1 / 10)
  • RoomsExcellent  (8.5 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (8.9 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (9.2 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.0 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Great Base for Further Exploration.

The hotel is a ten-minute walk from Rapello where visitors can sample the town’s restaurants and check out the shops and bars. Boats from Rapello travel to Portofino and Cinque Terre and the beautiful fishing town Santa Margherita is likewise within easy


A Characterful Hotel.

The interior of the hotel retains an old world charm, with a large, impressive lobby are full of antiques and with art on the walls. Outside, guests can take in stunning views from one of the many different terraces arranged around the hotel. The beautifu


Excellent Food on Offer.

The breakfast is a wonderful experience with a range of continental style foods to chose from and the option to have a glass of sparkling wine. Guests are seated either inside or outside on the terrace. The evening meals are also excellent, with wonderful

Negative Reviews


Wi-Fi Limited to Some Areas.

The daily charge for Wi-Fi in rooms is rather steep and doesn’t always work in communal areas such as the pool or dining areas. The signal is intermittent and having to re-enter the password throughout the day is an irritant.


Food Prices Add Up.

Some considered that the evening meals and lunches were over-priced considering the quality and quantity of food served. Others are surprised at the high charge to have eggs cooked by the hotel to their specifications.


Steep Pedestrian Access.

Visitors who want to stroll to and from the hotel, find that this requires them to walk up and down a large number of steps along with a sloped, steep driveway. The road outside the hotel isn’t particularly safe, and due to the high price for a taxi, a sh

All amenities

Wellness / Spa
  1. Beauty salon
  2. Massage
  3. Hot tub
  4. Body treatments
  5. Hot stone massage
Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Café
  3. Entrance hall/lobby
  4. Lift
  5. Gym
  6. Hairdresser
  7. Parking
  8. Terrace
  9. Porter service
  10. Pets allowed
  11. Hotel bar
  12. Beach bar
For children
  1. Childcare
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Ironing board
  4. Openable windows
  5. Hairdryer
  6. Central heating
  7. Air conditioning
  8. Minibar
  9. Satellite TV
  10. Telephone
  11. Safe
  12. Cable TV
Sports facilities
  1. Pool table
  2. Boat rental
  3. Golf course
  4. Fitness
  5. Horse riding
  6. Tennis court
  7. Hiking trail
  8. Diving
  9. Yoga
Theme / Type
  1. Convention hotel
Hotel characteristics
  1. LGBTQ+ friendly
  1. Accessible parking
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 12:00


Via San Michele di Pagana 8 , 16035 , Rapallo , Italy
Telephone: +390(185)230666 | Fax: +390(185)230214 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast

  • Is there a pool area at Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast?

    Yes, Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast offers 2 pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast?

    Yes, Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast?

    Yes, Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast?

    Check-in at Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast located?

    Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast is located in Via San Michele di Pagana 8, 16035, Rapallo, Italy.