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Room type

Classic Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Exclusive Double Room, Sea View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 infants)

Family Suite

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Suite, Sea View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Classic Double Room Single Use

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Superior Double Room Single Use

Max Occupancy: 1 guest


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

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.

Wellness center

The Excelsior Palace Hotel features two infinity pools, a heated indoor pool, and a health club. The hotel offers free WiFi, a spa, 2 restaurants, 2 bars, and a marina on site.

Sea views

127 guestrooms feature stupendous views looking down on the sea and pillow menus. High-definition LCD TVs have satellite channels. Bathrooms offer robes and slippers.

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 1 October to 31 May:
  • Beach

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 clients who book the bed & breakfast basis with use of 2 sun beds, 2 beach towels, and 1 beach umbrella per room) with 2 infinity pools and solarium terraces. The health club and fitness center (open from June to September free of charge for clients who book the bed & breakfast basis) includes a heated indoor pool and sauna, Turkish bath, and spa tub. An extensive selection of body and beauty treatments is available at the Beauty & Wellness Club. Free WiFi access is available in common areas.

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

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6997 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 650 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Marina on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Private beach nearby 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 127 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1901 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Snack bar/deli  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Bidet 
  • Climate control 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Individually furnished 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

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 7-10:30 AM.

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 ocean and 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 on departure day, free of charge only for clients who book the bed & breakfast basis, including 2 sunbeds, 2 beach towels & a beach umbrella per room) offers an outdoor infinity pool, solarium terraces, two Jacuzzi 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 B&B basis) offers a heated indoor pool, a sauna, a Turkish bath, a spa tub and a fitness room with Technogym brand machines. Personal training sessions, spinning courses, and individual instruction in pilates 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 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Ziplining nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

The Excelsior Palace Hotel Beauty & Wellness Club 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 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • 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 time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

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


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 100 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in kg is 8

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: EUR 5.50 per night (rates may vary)
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 100 per night
  • Facilities fee: EUR 50 per person, per day and includes use of:
- Fitness facilities
- Sauna
- Spa tub
- Swimming pool
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on 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. 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.

Awards & Affiliations

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