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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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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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London, United Kingdom
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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 4 weeks ago

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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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The Imperial Palace certainly lives up to its name. A beautiful hotel and location with all the facilities you would expect. What makes it exceptional are the staff. From the maids to the restaurant staff nothing was to much trouble . I'd like to express a special thank you to Anna on reception, she had a smile from the day... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The hotel architecture and the furniture are very nice. Beautiful gardens on the way to the pool and the private beach. The staff is nice as well and knowledgable about the available attractions in the surroundings. However the location of the power outlet in the rooms are not well studied, the supply of soap, shower gel and shampoo was not... More 

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