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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.

Two outdoor pools

The Excelsior Palace Hotel features 2 outdoor swimming pools (1 pool is heated and 1 has a spa tub), an indoor pool, and a health club. The hotel offers free WiFi, a spa, 2 restaurants, 2 bars, and a marina on site.

Sea views

The 123 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 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 spa tub), an indoor pool, and sun terraces. The health club and fitness center (open from June to September, free of charge for guests who book the bed & breakfast basis) includes a spa tub. An extensive selection of body and beauty treatments is available at the Beauty & Wellness Club. 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 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.

  • Terrace 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Private beach nearby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Conference center 
  • Marina on site 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 123 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Year Built 1901 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6997 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • 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  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • Bidet 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Turndown service 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • 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 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 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 spa 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 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Pilates classes 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 
  • 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.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 100 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10 per pet, per day
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room (up to 8 kg)

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.

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 100 per night
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. 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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