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Hotel Continental

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Via Pagana 8, 16038 Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gold Coast
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109 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hard to beat this hotel in the hill overlooking Santa Margherita, spectacular views and its own beach. The rooms are nice and most have views. We used the hotel as a base and walked downtown for cocktails and shopping and then across to Portofino (takes 1 1/2 hours) for lunch on another. Would stay here again.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived Wednesday after a trip from Milano a very grateful welcome from Renato and is colleagues. Wake up for breakfast and the lady and younger Ariane. Fabulous service... However next day the opposite Mario and the younger boy not speak English we were treated rough so we decided to let's pass until the moment happens with my wife that's... More 

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Sands Point, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is a special place setting is just incredible on the water. Room was great, service very nice typical European service and quality. Amazing beach front just heaven and just wonderful resturant overlooking the water. Bed was slight hard but all in just a great hotel.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location fantastic. Staff service very good. Nice clean hotel with rooms with excellent views. Breakfasts were very good both in quality and choice. The WiFi was appallingly bad. Kept cutting out constantly, very frustrating! Not the greatest value for money, but we enjoyed our stay nevertheless as the location and amenities were sufficiently above expectations.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fabulous hotel with breathtaking views across immaculate gardens towards the bay of Portofino. Just like a Bond film! Glorious buffet breakfast on the terrace included. Great swimming off the private rock terrace with umbrellas, loungers etc ($18/day). Small room (at the front) could do with a refurb, but the position of the hotel and ease of access (5... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is traditional hotel. We stayed there few nights which was very nice. Good location, nice view across the village and the sea. Breakfast was good. They have different restaurants and bar which has nice view. Hotel is 4 star but it deserve 5 star. We felt it was the best hotel there. Stuff were very friendly. Hotel has private... More 

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Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your feedback following your recent stay with us. I was so happy to read your great review and was delighted that you enjoyed the service that our team provided you with. I have passed on your kind words to him which he really did appreciate also. As you also mentioned that hotel does... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read with some surprise the criticism by some recent reviewers of the front desk team at this hotel. My wife and I stayed here in July - we must have overlapped with at least two of those reviewers - and our experience was quite different. We arrived in the early afternoon, before the formal check-in time. We were told... More 

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Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to hear that you had a fantastic stay with us at the Continental. I thank you very much for your pointing out many of our assets. First of all the Staff. Many thanks for highlighting our Front Desk team. The Concierge is indeed a pivotal part of the Continental and takes great pride in turning... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights there in Mid-July. We had fairly basic small rooms, but this was for, what I gather was, a commensurately basic (by local standards!) rate. I didn't really care about the rooms as the setting of the hotel and layout of the property is among the best, if not the best, in Santa Margheurita. The terrace of... More 

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Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. It’s nice to read that you felt so welcomed and cared for during your time in Santa Margherita, I have shared your comments with my team and the Concierge John. I am so pleased that he could provide such personal attention for you during your visit and glad to... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

As always, we had a wonderful time here. My family has been coming here for years and has never been disappointed. Thank you, John, for your hospitality, recommendations, and attention! We always look forward to our time here and are always sad to leave!

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Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for reviewing our Hotel! I was glad to hear that you enjoy the warmness of our service! I have passed your comments onto the whole Team and John, who were delighted to make all your days so enjoyable. It’s always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback from returning Guests! For your next Vacation explore the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is an enigma of a hotel. On paper it has everything, and plenty of people have reviewed if favorably. Yet it is a story of lost opportunity. The good: the location, beautiful views, a five minute walk to the town (up hill on the way back), quiet (apart from the night -once a week- when they have a "special"... More 

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Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for your review about your recent stay at the hotel Continental. The enigma is not our hotel, the enigma is of Tripadvisor’s people. Many of them love our hotel, some others do not like it. Fortunately persons have different opinions –, there is a place for all of them! About the charges... More 

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