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Imperiale Palace Hotel

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Via Pagana 19, 16038 Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a simply beautiful place, the position is great and the pool/sea area is really lovely. Even thought it is a trudge back up to the hotel (a lot of steps). It's not a cheap hotel. It's 5 stars and so I was expecting to be treated pretty well but a few things really spoiled it for me. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Imperiale Palace is a "grand dame" ... beautiful, aged but remaining steady for all to enjoy. The views of the gardens and grounds is breath-taking. Walking down to the pool and sea is a delight. Breakfast on the terrace - perfect! The staff is knowledgeable and always available. A fabulous stay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a magnificent old building which clearly appreciates it's history. We had a seafront room with a beautiful view from the large windows and small balcony. The summer breakfast is served on a grand terrace with an abundant buffet. The concierge services are good without being great but will guide you where you need to go. Beach was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from a great family holiday. We stayed in two rooms with three kids and everyone had fun. Hotel is a real five star both in terms of facilities and service. It is not modern and have a classic Italian grandeur palace feel. Rooms and lobby were very clean and convenient Breakfast was superb with decent variety.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old hotel, but needs a very careful eye not to spoil it but to bring it up to a modern level, but whatever is done should not change the authentic feel. We couldn't swim because of all the filth in the sea area (see photo). Continental next door was beautifully clean but Imperiale was like a rubbish dump!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be put off by the reviews that rant on about wifi access. Sure, it could be better but you should be relaxing and enjoying the facilities and general surroundings rather than being glued to your iPad. We stayed 4 nights and had a splendid dinner on the terrace on the first night with attentive and courteous service. Breakfast each... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for around a week at the Imperiale Palace Hotel. The hotel is well-located with fantastic views from the rooms on higher floors over Santa Magherita. The swimming pool and sea are delightful - diving straight from the sunbed into the sea and the lifeguards were friendly and accomodating. Food at lunch was average - little choice and too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there just one night and we will come back. Italian Riviera in complete style! Splendid restaurant at the sea with private beach in Grace Kelly style. Lovely garden and very friendly staff a la italiana. Do not forget to visit the Rapallo treaty conference room!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The staff was rude and not accommodating from the moment we checked in. We travel with another couple and couldn't sit together for breakfast because they wanted to keep the tables set for two. The room we stayed in, their largest suite was beautiful, but the curtains and the furniture were dusty from its age not from the lack of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We stayed here for 6 nights, the first 3 without sea view but the last 3!! If you enjoy the historic touch wiht beatifull upgraded location, nice art and sculptures and a famtastic garden and a nice beach area. The staff is polite and friendly, the food is top level as the price are.

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