We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Continental

Certificate of Excellence
Hotel website
Via Pagana 8, 16038 Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Hotel Continental
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Hotel Continental
Hotel Continental
Hotel Continental
Write a Review

392 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    173
    124
    49
    24
    22
See reviews for
80
187
9
18
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (80)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (392)
  • Mar-May only
    (104)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (132)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (125)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (31)
All months
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Flew into Genoa and rented a car for a road trip mainly heading back towards France along the coastline and then up into the alps but we started off by wondering what all the fuss was about with a place called Portofino! Booked in not far down the road, in fact walking distance, to The Hotel Continental here and superb... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Mr Steve, Thank you for sharing your wonderful comments about your first visit here at the Hotel Continental! In reading your review it’s evident that we have made a long lasting impression. I am truly delighted to see that you enjoyed the attentive service the team provided, the amazing place, the beautiful views as well as the amenities. Also... More 

Great Falls, Virginia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our family stayed 5 nights at the Hotel Continental in September. It was the highlight of our trip - the view from our room was spectacular. Every evening we met for cocktails on the patio or the lounge and were greeted graciously by the staff. The concierge always so helpful, the breakfast & dinner staff always so pleasant, the grounds... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Ms Teresa, thank you very much for taking the time to write this really amazing review! We very much believe in the service we offer and it is great to read that you found the Hotel to be the HIGHLIGHT of your trip! It is always fantastic to read when we are able to exceed the expectations of the... More 

Island of Malta, Malta
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We stayed at the Hotel Continental as a Birthday treat, FAB-U-LOUS. Stunning location, views outstanding from our balcony and Staff an absolute delight (they even acknowledged it was my birthday). The Hotel Continental is dog friendly, although there is a charge of 15 Euros for the dog and there is also a 12 Euro charge for parking. This all adds... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your taking the time to share the details of your stay on Tripadvisor! I would like to thank you for the very useful remarks about the location and the views. Please rest assured that I will also share your lovely feedback about our Staff with the entire team, which serves as a great motivator to them.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My partner and I drove from venice to Santa Margherita so we were wrecked by the time we arrived. John greeted us at reception and told us that we had been upgraded a room type. Our room was absolutely breathtaking with the stunning view of the ocean. Our room also had a balcony with chairs and table to sit outside.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank for your kind and enthusiastic words about your stay at the hotel Continental! I am truly delighted to see that you enjoyed the attentive service the team provided, the amazing place, the beautiful views as well as the room. Many thanks for also highlighting our concierge John. The Concierge is indeed a pivotal... More 

Irvine, California
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

What a great experience. Beautiful room with a great terrace overlooking the sea. Walk down the hill a few minutes to town. From town, you can catch the train to Cinque Terre or the bus to Portofino. Or you can stay on the hotel grounds and relax. Breakfast is included, and is good. WiFi is free, but slow. Staff is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Mr Irvine, Thank you for your review of your stay at the Hotel Continental. We appreciate you taking the time to leave a feedback of your visit, and are very pleased to see that you enjoyed your time with us. I have forwarded your kind comments to the team. For your next Vacation explore the latest deals, special offers... More 

Aptos, California
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for two nights in early November and loved it. The location is fantastic. The hotel is very well maintained with beautiful grounds. Since we were there off season I can't comment on the pool or sunbathing features other to say that I thought the rock swimming decks were totally cool. They are really like... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Guest , Thank you very much for the wonderful review of your recent stay with us! We at the Continental are very passionate about our Hospitality and how we look after our Guests and provide them with a memorable experience while they are staying with us! I’m sorry to read that you didn’t like our breakfast buffet as well... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Absolute must - A fantastic located place, on the hill tops overlooking the most beautiful sea view. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. The place was well maintained. My room had a exceptional view of the sea and gardens RM 37. Extremly well located only 10 -15mins drive to Portofino. St Margherita is a wonderful town. Would go again!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback from your recent stay! I am delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us and that you found our location fantastic. We are happy to read your kind words about the gorgeous and comfortable room that you stayed in. It is always good to receive such positive feedback from... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Excellent Hotel with fantastic views. A 2 min walk to the train station and 5 minute walk to the city center. Be sure to specify sea view in the original building. We were fortunate to stay in the corner Jr Suite. Highly recommend this room. Its 2+ times larger than the standard room and the terrace is 4x the size... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much! I completely agree with you and thank you so much for mentioning our fantastic views. It is kind of you to say that all our staff were super attentive to your needs. We really do pride ourselves on ensuring our guests feel welcomed and comfortable each time they stay with us. Please do let... More 

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

What a fantastic and beautiful hotel located ideally in Santa Margherita and 5 minutes walk from the train station. The property is spectacular and well maintained and the rooms are well appointed with everything one needs. The staff at this hotel are exception! Extremely helpful and professional. They made our stay one to remember. Stephano and John at the Front... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a great review, we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and were happy you have chosen the Continental as your 'home away from home' when touring our city. It sounds like you had really made use of your time here, I hope you had a fantastic holiday and we look forward to being of assistance to you... More 

USA
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This hotel was exactly what I imagined. Beautiful hotel up on a hill looking over the Sea. We were lucky to have a very large modern room #22, with a large terrace with a spectacular view. We were there four nights and had the half board plan. The food was excellent and we were able to pick from the entire... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ciana C, Proprietario at Hotel Continental, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent experience in our Continental! Thank you for acknowledging our food and beverage wait staff members. I am pleased that our property met all of your needs. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. Thank you... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

198 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (184)
Viewed
View from room (27)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (69)
Viewed
Room/suite (19)
Viewed
Dining (11)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (15)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
Other (38)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (14)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question