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Grand Hotel Bristol Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Aurelia Orientale, 369, 16035 Rapallo, Italy
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Ranked #11 of 29 hotels in Rapallo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 4 nights at this hotel. We had a sea view room which was nice with great views. However, the staff in this hotel make you feel that they are doing you a favour by letting you stay there. The manager only spoke to who he considered to be VIP guests, ignoring the rest. The restaurant is sited... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have spend à wonderfull WE in this superb hotel with a superb room viewing on Porto Fino. The service at the restaurant and reception was done by very gentle personnel . Six stars for Marilyn the masseuse at the Spa, best massage ever....

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel was a surprise. We booked it really last minute and was really good. The room had an impressive sea and pool view. The downside to this hotel was the gym is really small, the sauna was not working for the entire stay. The breakfast, although not bad, lacked variety. All in all a good experience.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My rating is based on central European standards, elsewhere in the world, I'm sure this hotel would be marketed as five star. It's a beautiful building, could probably do with a little refurbishment here and there and perhaps a bit more care taken over the house-keeping (couple of blown light bulbs etc). That's the negative comments done with! Staff are... More

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Castiglione del Lago, Italy
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worthy of more than 4 starts - at least 4*S. Excellent, elevated position - so able to see the magnificent Portofino / Santa Margherita coast line aross the bay. Very comfortable large room with small balcony facing the pool and the views. Really excellent Restaurant with delicious food - especially the professionality of GianLuca the restaurant manager and his young,... More

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SF Bay Area
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean rooms, fantastic views. The staff was very nice, offered us a lot of good advice about exploring the surrounding area. The hotel is a little off center, it's about 15 minutes walk to Rapallo. If you want to go to Portofino, you can catch a ferry - definitely don't use a taxi, unless you have too much money. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

hotel about 1.5 k from town up steep hill, beware ripoff taxis, official charge 15 euros for that 2 min drive. hotel reaaly an old tired overpriced 3 star. internet and car parking extra. bar closes early, service slow and erratic like much in this area. aircon wont stay off unless windows open then nasty bites. Rapallo full of overpriced... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff ignorant, air con not working, stains on bedroom carpets and food & drink overpriced. Was not catered for English. I will be going back to Sorrento in future much friendlier people and more beautiful place. On checkout not one person enquired had we had a lovely time. Really disappointed will never go back.

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting the Cinque Terre last week, we thought it would be great to explore further up the coast line and head towards Genoa. We made it as far as Rapallo and decided to go no further (it's such a charming place!) We found availability at this hotel on Orbitz for a very good price ($190 a night for a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This hotel was poor considering its rating.The faults were many in our opinion,relating to the staff quality.Reception girls were reticent to pass usual courtesies, breakfast staff were slow serving coffee etc.The breakfast buffet ran out of eggs & milk two days running & had to be reminded to refill. Whem my wife felt ill & didnt want to eat in... More

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Address: Via Aurelia Orientale, 369, 16035 Rapallo, Italy
Location: Italy > Liguria > Italian Riviera > Rapallo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Bristol Resort & Spa 4*
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Nh Hotels Rapallo
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Spa Hotel in Rapallo #6 Luxury Hotel in Rapallo #8 Romantic Hotel in Rapallo #10 Family Hotel in Rapallo
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Stunning views, amazing service in one of the most beautiful corner in the world, Tigullio Gulf.In a 1908 Belle Epoque Hotel, completely refurbished, the atmosphere is always happy, colours are light, Staff is smiling.Perfect spot to visit Cinque Terre, Forte dei Marmi, Portofino, Genova and the entire Riviera Ligure.Amazing food, local and international, Staff attentive and pleased to be useful. ... more   less 
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