Excelsior Palace - Portofino Coast

The Excelsior Palace Hotel in Rapallo is the only 5-star luxury hotel on the Portofino Coast. Located in a privileged position, 2km from Santa Margherita Ligure, facing east on the bay of Rapallo and west on the coast of Portofino.

Since the early 1900s it has been the symbol of the “Dolce vita”, which has conquered the international elite, thanks to its natural beauty and its legendary art of hospitality.

2022 I Prefer Members’ Choice Award Winner
You Stayed – You Loved – You Voted

Excelsior Palace Portofino Coast is honored to be voted a 2022 I Prefer Members’ Choice Award Winner.

Out of 650 independent hotels around the world, we were chosen as one of the top hotels in Europe. This award is a testament to our commitment to deliver on the I Prefer Hotel Rewards promise of discerning standards and memorable, personalized service during each stay.

With over 4.5 million members, I Prefer Hotel Rewards remains the world’s largest points-based loyalty program for independent hotels. We are proud to serve these members and provide exceptional experiences to every guest, every stay. 

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Comfortable places of quiet and relaxation. Each room offers a stay of unparalleled flavor, wrapped in the luxury and elegance that only a 5-star hotel can reserve for its guests

Suite Excelsior Hotel Rapallo Portofino Immodrone


A stay in a suite offers the unique opportunity to experience a special holiday for all those who love memorable experiences, surrounded by the charm and exclusive luxury of the only 5-star luxury hotel on the Portofino Coast


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Excelsior Palace Rapallo Spa treatment room
Beach Club Excelsior Hotel Rapallo Portofino Immodrone

Splendid setting for weekends and for holiday stays, Excelsior Palace Hotel five-star luxury hotel Rapallo devotes special attention to lovers of excellence, welcoming its guests in the exclusive Beach Club with the only two infinity pools facing the sea in the Costa di Portofino, one of which is equipped with hydromassage beds.

A fantastic Spa and a suggestive gym overlooking the sea will be available for those who want to indulge in moments of relaxation and well-being.

Super Wi-fi inside the hotel allows its guests to work comfortably in smart working with a sea view. Cutting-edge technology allows the realization of important events and weddings in reserved spaces, which occupy an entire floor of the structure.

The hotel also provides charging stations for electric cars. By parking your car in our garage (service to be paid by Guest), you can recharge it for free!

Comfortable ambiences will fascinate you with the warm colours of the sun and sea of Rapallo and the Portofino Coast. Let yourself be enchanted by the breathtaking view of one of the most celebrated landscapes in literature, the Gulf of Tigullio and take a break in our elegant Hall, which stands out for its paintings, prints and furniture, which all are authentic antiques.

At our Guests’ disposal a free digital service to download their favourite reading from a wide range of national and international newspapers and magazines.

Small sized pets are allowed (extra charge). For further information please contact the Hotel.

Our offices will always be available: call us on 0185 23 06 66 or write to [email protected]

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