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Get an overview of this hotelItalian Riviera hotel overlooking Gulf of Tigullio

Near Rapallo's beaches

Overlooking the Portofino Promontory and Gulf of Tigullio from a hilltop perch, this Art Nouveau hotel is within 1 km of Rapallo's pebble beaches and town center and 10 km (6 mi) from Portofino.

Restaurants and day spa

Offering panoramic views from a rooftop garden, the Grand Hotel Bristol Resort features 2 restaurants, a piano bar, wellness center with day spa and fitness center, and seasonal outdoor pool.

Satellite TV, Wi-Fi

Air-conditioned, nautical-style guestrooms at the Grand Hotel Bristol offer views of the gardens, Rapallo, or Portofino Promontory and feature satellite television and wireless Internet access.

Grand Hotel Bristol Resort & Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Built in 1908, the Art Nouveau hotel overlooks the Gulf of Tigullio from terraces, verandas, and a rooftop garden. The hotel offers a wellness center with a full-service spa, fitness center, Turkish bath, sauna, and spa tub. The outdoor pool has sun loungers and umbrellas, and is open during the summer, along with a poolside bar. Guests of the Grand Hotel Bristol Resort can dine on regional cuisine at the 2 restaurants and enjoy live music in the lobby bar.

Event facilities are located on 2 floors and include 4 function rooms with audio-visual equipment and complimentary wireless Internet access. The 4-star hotel has a shuttle service (on request), and secretarial services. A concierge desk can arrange excursions, boat transfers, and helicopter transfers. Set near the waterfront and a shopping district, this property also offers babysitting/child care (surcharge), banqueting facilities, complimentary newspapers, and a porter. Nearby, guests can rent bicycles, get tennis lessons, ride horses, enjoy whale-watching tours and play miniature golf.

  • Terrace 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Steam room 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Garden 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Sauna 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 83 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Year Built 1908 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Television in common areas 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( EUR 7 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( EUR 7 per 24-hour period )


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • LCD TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Slippers 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • Bidet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Roof Garden Le Cupole - With views of the Tigullio Gulf and al fresco dining, this à la carte restaurant serves a seasonal Italian menu for dinner, with a focus on regional Ligurian cuisine.

Terraza Chamberlain - With a veranda offering panoramic views of the Portofino Promontory, the restaurant serves international cuisine for lunch and snacks, along with a distinct wine list. Al fresco dining is available in the summer.

Bar La Vie della Seta - Furnished with sofas and Belle Époque mirrors, the cocktail bar extends to a terrace and serves drinks and light fare. Guests can enjoy piano music in the summer evenings.

Pool Bar - Open during the summer, the bar serves bistro-style and à la carte lunch, snacks, and cocktails.

Room Service - Available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

Open during the summer, the outdoor pool is surrounded by sun beds and umbrellas. The 2-story wellness center features a fitness room, Turkish bath, sauna, and spa tub.

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

  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Miniature golf on site 

Spa Services

Located within the Wellness Center, the day spa offers facials, body scrubs, mud wraps, and massages using Pevonia Botanica products. The spa also has a solarium, aromatherapy showers, and relaxation area and offers manicures and pedicures.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.

This property charges a fee for early departures. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Pets are not permitted in public areas at this property. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Hotel Name

  • Grand Bristol
  • Grand Hotel Bristol Resort
  • Grand Hotel Bristol Resort Rapallo
  • Grand Hotel Bristol Rapallo
  • Grand Hotel Rapallo
  • Nh Hotels Rapallo
  • Grand Bristol Rapallo
  • Grand Hotel Bristol Resort Spa

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