Get an overview of this hotelLuxury spa hotel offering panoramic sea views

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
On private beach
Indoor pool

Views of the coast and Rapallo Marina

The Excelsior Palace Hotel lies on the Portofino Coast, 1 km (0.5 mi) from Rapallo castles and ruins, 7 km (4 mi) from Portofino, 30 km (19 mi) from Genoa, and 70 km (43 mi) from Cinque Terre.

Two outdoor pools

The Excelsior Palace Hotel features 2 outdoor swimming pools (1 pool is heated and 1 has a spa tub) and an indoor pool. The hotel offers free WiFi, a full-service spa, 2 restaurants, 2 bars, and an onsite marina.

Sea views

The 119 guestrooms offer stunning panoramic views, looking down on the sea. High-definition LCD TVs have satellite channels. Bathrooms feature bathrobes and slippers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A 5-star hotel on the Portofino Coast, the Excelsior Palace Hotel offers dramatic sea views and a private beach with direct access from the property. The hotel features the Beach Club (open from June to September, free of charge for guests who book the bed & breakfast basis, with use of 2 sun beds, 2 beach towels, and 1 beach umbrella per room) with 2 outdoor pools (1 pool is heated and 1 has a hydromassage tub), an indoor pool, and sun terraces. An extensive selection of body and beauty treatments is available at the Wellness Center. Free WiFi is available in common areas.

The Ristorante Lord Byron serves fine Ligurian cuisine year-round, and The Eden Roc Lounge & Restaurant provides terrace dining in summer. A free breakfast buffet is available daily. The Yachting Bar and the Sporting Bar offer drinks and appetizers. A whole floor is dedicated to event facilities, and a business center is on site. The hotel also has garage parking and a train station pick-up service, both available for a surcharge.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Concierge services 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Marina on site 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 119 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Year Built 1901 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Business center 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Health club 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • On private beach 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free self parking 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6997 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Spa tub 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 650 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Turndown service 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Heating 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Ristorante Lord Byron - Traditional Ligurian and modern cuisine for lunch and dinner. Terrace seating available. A breakfast buffet featuring regional and low-calorie dishes is available each morning.

Eden Roc Lounge & Restaurant - Seaside terrace Restaurant focusing on regional seafood dishes. Open seasonally from noon until midnight for lunch and dinner. A restricted à la carte menu may be served during the afternoon and live music may play after dinner.

Sporting Bar - Light fare and drinks with pool views. May not offer all meals daily. Reservations required in summer.

Yachting Bar - Serves breakfast, afternoon tea, and happy hour. All meals may not be served daily.

Room service - Available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

The Excelsior Palace Hotel's Beach Club (open from June to September, from 2 PM on the arrival day to Noon/Midday on departure day, free of charge only for guests who book the bed & breakfast basis, including use of 2 sunbeds, 2 beach towels, and a beach umbrella per room) offers 2 outdoor infinity pools (1 pool is heated), solarium terraces, 2 spa tubs, floating pool at the sea, and a gazebo for massages (surcharge). The Health Club (open all year round and free of charge only for guests who book the bed & breakfast basis) offers a hydromassage tub and a fitness room with Technogym brand machines. Personal training sessions, spinning courses, and individual instruction in Pilates classes and stretching are available (surcharge).

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

The Excelsior Palace Hotel Wellness Center is a full-service spa, with 5 massage treatment rooms, offering an extensive menu of body and beauty treatments for men and women (surcharges apply). Treatments can be chosen à la carte or as part of programs lasting up to 6 days. A spa café and spa tub are available. At the Beach Club, an open air gazebo on the terrace is open for massages. Advanced reservations are required for all spa services, so plan ahead.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Number of treatment rooms 5 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Cribs are available free of charge for children up to 3 years old.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 3 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10-25 per pet, per day
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room (up to 8 kg)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
Parking height restrictions apply
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Please note: pets are permitted in the beach club for an additional fee (max 4 pets allowed). For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 16 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 10-25 per pet, per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Excelsior Palace
  • Excelsior Palace Hotel
  • Excelsior Palace Hotel Rapallo
  • Excelsior Palace Rapallo
  • Hotel Excelsior Palace

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport. Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 3 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours from 01 October to 30 April. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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