Grand Hotel Miramare
Via Milite Ignoto 30, Santa Margherita Ligure, Genoa, Italy
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Portofino is magical enough, but it’s not the only destination on the Italian Riviera. Just next door is Santa Margherita Ligure, which, as classic seaside towns go, is scarcely less picturesque. And it’s got hotels to rival some of the best in Portofino; most notable among them, standing over the waterfront, is the Grand Hotel Miramare, a gorgeous old wedding cake of a palace in an elegant Art Nouveau style — or Liberty, really, this side of the French border, if we’re going to be pedantic about it.
That seaside location means most of the rooms look out over the bay; those that don’t look up the slope at a wooded area behind, which isn’t so bad either. The style remains more or less unchanged, which makes the Miramare something of a throwback — you’ll like it, if it’s the sort of thing you like.
Its offerings are typical for an old-school grand hotel: a fine restaurant, a pool with a view, a small spa. The beach club across the road is not managed by the Miramare, but space permitting they’ll be happy to book you a complimentary spot on a same-day basis. And access to Portofino is, of course, a matter of a few minutes’ drive (or an hour’s walk if you’re determined), and you’re well placed to experience the best of the Cinque Terre, a diner’s and drinker’s paradise on Earth.
Please note: Grand Hotel Miramare operates seasonally and is closed from November 15 through December 4 and from January 6 through March 20. Additionally, the hotel requires a two-night minimum over weekends (mid-April through September).
How to get there: Grand Hotel Miramare is approximately 1 km (.5 miles) from Santa Margherita Ligure train station, 42 km (26 miles) from Genova Cristoforo Colombo International Airport and 140 km (86 miles) from Pisa International Airport.
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- Complimentary upgrade upon hotel check-in, based upon availability
- One complimentary glass of champagne or one cocktail, per guest, upon arrival (a value of €15 per guest)
- Local biscuits in room upon arrival (a value of €8)
- Complimentary buffet breakfast for two (a value of €30 per guest per day)
- 75 Rooms
- Style: Traditional Elegance
- Atmosphere: Lively
- 20 Guest Reviews
- Grand Hotel Miramare
- Via Milite Ignoto 30
- Santa Margherita Ligure, Genoa, Italy
Hotel amenities and services
- 24 hour concierge
- 24 hour front desk
- 24 hour gym
- 24 hour room service
- Babysitting (on request)
- Beauty salon
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Business center
- Central air conditioning
- Free wi-fi
- Luggage storage
- Multi-lingual staff
- Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
- Pets allowed (charges apply)
- Self service parking (charges apply)
- Spa treatments (on request)
- Wake-up service