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Grand Hotel Bristol Resort & Spa

Certificate of Excellence
Via Aurelia Orientale, 369, 16035 Rapallo, Italy
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Ranked #8 of 30 Hotels in Rapallo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elfbrook Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel up on a hill on the very edge of Rapallo, with an amazing coastal walk from very near the hotel all the way to the town. We were there on a travel deal, so it was very good value. Not sure we would pay the full rates in the summer though. Staff are excellent, particularly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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84 hotel reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am sure once upon a time, the Grand Hotel Bristol was very grand, ship-shape and Bristol fashion, but that time seems now to be long gone. Arrive at the entrance in my car and as there were no porters, haul out my luggage into reception. Then told to park my car down in the basement: do so, make my... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Just few days spent in this hotel before ny's eve. Large room and a marvellouse view ! I arrived during the night and I parked the car in the Hotel's private parking, Room was hot and well cleaned. Large windows in breakfast room, view of santa Margherita and all the Gulf !

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Sorocaba, SP
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Close to Rapallo, 15 minutes from center city the hotel is beautiful and well maintained. Rooms clean fragrante and bright, with sea view to the Liguria's sea. Rapallo is besides Saint Marguerita Ligurie wich is before Porto Fino. You can do this tour by bus, cheaper and cheaper.

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mason, ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Grand Hotel Bristol over Christmas and had a very nice time. The staff was very helpful and the rooms were very nice. Our family of two adults and three children stayed in a Junior Suite and double room with a gorgeous sea view. The Junior suite had a very nice bathroom and the room was large... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Stayed at the hotel for four nights during off-season in December. The hotel was almost empty, but the staff was still very nice and helpful. Beautiful view from the room facing the sea. Breakfast was OK with buffet containing cheese selection, cold cuts, bread, juice, hard boiled eggs, yoghurt, etc. You can also ask for eggs (scrambled, sunny side up,... More 

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband and I spent 2 weeks at the stately Grand Hotel Bristol Resort and Spa in late September. The weather was beautiful and the area was not crowded. The hotel is used by tour groups for 1-2 night stays. The groups left for the outings by 8 AM, so breakfast room and terrace were not crowded. The hotel is... More 

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Petaluma, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stayed in Rapallo after a friend stayed there last year and highly recommended it. I am so glad she did! What a beautiful place! The hotel was about a 10 minute taxi ride from the train station. It sits on a hill, so the views are incredible. We had a "sea view suite" which had a balcony that looked... More 

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Cirencester
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A lovely hotel rising from the hillside & a spectacular sight especially from the sea. We stayed here with friends in October & loved many aspects of the hotel. Amazing views over the bay from our bedroom (actually from our bed ) which was great to wake up to. Rooms were nicely decorated with a comfortable bed & attractive soft... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

This is how travel should be. From the moment you are welcomed by groomed and gracious staff, to the second you throw open the shutters onto traditional wrought iron balcony and see the best views in Rapallo; you'll know this is the right place to relax and savour this stunning area. Food great, impeccably clean and the special treat of... More 

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