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Excelsior Palace Hotel

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Via San Michele di Pagana 8, 16035 Rapallo, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful hotel, beautiful rooms, spectacular views and delicious breakfast, the only downside with top class hotels like this is the price of dinner, which in this case was beyond our budget. There was some improvement work being done to the beach club, but it was very discreet (there is no beach, just a beach club, looking on the amazing... More 

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ExcelsiorRapallo, Direttore generale at Excelsior Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your kind review written on the occasion of you recent stay at the Hotel last March. We are pleased to read that you spent a good holiday, particularly appreciating the Hotel, its rooms as well as the buffet breakfast. Regarding the works at the Beach Club, we inform you that we are building a... More 

Geneva
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, my year and a half daughter and myself stayed here over the easter weekend. We had a great stay; here are the pros and cons: Pros: - really great service at every client touch point: be it at the reception where we had a speedy check-in, the chauffeurs who took care of our car and luggage brought to... More 

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ExcelsiorRapallo, Direttore generale at Excelsior Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your kind review written on the occasion of you recent stay at the Hotel during the Easter period. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your holiday with your family, particularly appreciating the staff service, the Yachting Bar service, the triple renovated superior room with beautiful view on the Rapallo harbour, the rich... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

italian hotel category isn't exactly right, as we know. But when you select a hotel with 5stars L cause even in italy you can be sure about the quality of service. Thats you hope. The panorama from the terrace, perfectly gentle staff , clean little pool, good breakfast. They are for to arriving 5 stars. But the L means over... More 

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ExcelsiorRapallo, Direttore generale at Excelsior Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your review written on the occasion of your recent stay at the Hotel We thank you for choosing again our property for your stays in the Liguria region, we are pleased to read that you appreciated the panorama from the Hotel as well as the rich buffet breakfast at the Lord Byron Restaurant and... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Excellence in every detail. Presidential suite worth the money. Perfect for family or a romance getaway. Infinity edge pool, spa, beach service, free electric bikes for a city ride and welcome afternoon tea. Did I mentioned the view? Superb!

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ExcelsiorRapallo, Direttore generale at Excelsior Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your review written on the occasion of your recent stay with us. We are delighted to read that you fully enjoyed your stay, appreciating the wonderful Presidential Suite situated at the top floor of the Hotel with 3 bedrooms and a terrace of 150 sqm, from where you can enjoy a stunning view on... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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111 reviews 111 reviews
73 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

A very nice hotel with a touch of nostalgia. There is history displayed in each and every corner of the hotel. The rooms which are facing the seaside have a stunning view. Food is great and therefore I was really disappointed when I entered what they call a 'Gym'. I would have eaten a lot more during my stay but... More 

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ExcelsiorRapallo, Direttore generale at Excelsior Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all let us thank you for your review written on the occasion of your stay with us last December. We are delighted to read that you fully enjoyed the experience of being our Guests, particularly appreciating the Hotel and its atmosphere as well as the room facing the sea with the stunning view. Furthermore, we would... More 

Alessandria, Italy
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This hotel is absolutely fantastic - even compared to the best I have visited in Hong Kong, Macao, London or anywhere. There is the best of everything: The postion with a breath-taking view of the sea, the public rooms filled with great paintings and antique furniture, the attention the staff gives you, the central position and still very secluded. Just... More 

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ExcelsiorRapallo, Direttore generale at Excelsior Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your review written on the occasion of your recent stay at the Excelsior last December. We thank you for your positive comments regarding the Hotel and its position with the wonderful sea view as well as about the exclsuive room with sea view and balcony, furnished with paintings and antique wood... More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This hotel can pride itself on its service: outstanding from arrival to daily cleaning staff to service at breakfast/dinner/bar, and to Spa services. The overall attitude is friendly and professional - our impression was the staff is not overbearing, but rather there to make their guests feel comfortable and help them enjoy their stay at this pretty hotel. The thought... More 

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ExcelsiorRapallo, Direttore generale at Excelsior Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your positive review written on the occasion of your recent stay at the Excelsior. We are do delighted to read that you fully enjoyed the experience of being our Guest, especially appreciating the staff service at Restaurant, Bar as well as at our Spa. We are also pleased to hear that you enjoyed your... More 

Wesley Chapel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great hotel, Just when ordering a Water view, be careful, as if you expect a room with a view of the Mediterranean and could end up with a view back of Rapallo bay, which when I asked, I was told that it was a water view as well. They did give us a wonderful room with a huge balcony, though... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We've been going to this hotel for many years and it never disappoints. Gorgeous setting overlooking the Ligurian Sea within walking distance to the town of Rapallo. Excellent restaurants at the hotel and near its pool.

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ExcelsiorRapallo, Direttore generale at Excelsior Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We particularly thank you for your review and for the continuous preference in choosing our property during these years as repeaters’ Guests. We are delighted to read that also during your stay of last July you fully enjoyed the experience of being again our Guest, always appreciating the view as well as the Hotel position. We are pleased... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I experienced an overall great stay at this lavish hotel. For a 5 star experience in Rapallo, this is your destination. ALso the hotel hosts great restaurants of which both service and food are worth the extravagant price tags. Luxury would be the first word that comes to mind as soon as you walk into this grand hotel, it is... More 

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ExcelsiorRapallo, Direttore generale at Excelsior Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your kind review written about you stay at the Hotel of last August. We appreciate your comments about the Hotel and its luxuriousness as well as our Restaurants as for the impeccabile service and food quality. Furthermore, we thank you for your notes about the room bedside plug, as your comments are very precious... More 

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