Get an overview of this hotelItalian Riviera hotel overlooking Gulf of Tigullio


Near Rapallo's beaches

Overlooking the Portofino Promontory and Gulf of Tigullio from a hilltop perch, this Art Nouveau hotel is within 1 km of Rapallo's pebble beaches and town center and 10 km (6 mi) from Portofino.

Restaurants and day spa

Offering panoramic views from a rooftop garden, the Grand Hotel Bristol Resort features 2 restaurants, a piano bar, wellness center with day spa and fitness center, and seasonal outdoor pool.

Satellite TV, Wi-Fi

Air-conditioned, nautical-style guestrooms at the Grand Hotel Bristol offer views of the gardens, Rapallo, or Portofino Promontory and feature satellite television and wireless Internet access.

Grand Hotel Bristol Resort & Spa

Via Aurelia Orientale 369 Rapallo GE 16035

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Built in 1908, the Art Nouveau hotel overlooks the Gulf of Tigullio from terraces, verandas, and a rooftop garden. The hotel offers a wellness center with a full-service spa, fitness center, Turkish bath, sauna, and spa tub. The outdoor pool has sun loungers and umbrellas, and is open during the summer, along with a poolside bar. Guests of the Grand Hotel Bristol Resort can dine on regional cuisine at the 2 restaurants and enjoy live music in the lobby bar.

Event facilities are located on 2 floors and include 4 function rooms with audio-visual equipment and complimentary wireless Internet access. The 4-star hotel has a shuttle service (on request), and secretarial services. A concierge desk can arrange excursions, boat transfers, and helicopter transfers. Set near the waterfront and a shopping district, this property also offers babysitting/child care (surcharge), banqueting facilities, complimentary newspapers, and a porter. Nearby, guests can rent bicycles, get tennis lessons, ride horses, enjoy whale-watching tours and play miniature golf.

  • Free breakfast 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Terrace 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Steam room 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Sauna 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 83 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1908 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • HDTV 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • LCD TV 
  • Desk 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • Bidet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Roof Garden Le Cupole - With views of the Tigullio Gulf and al fresco dining, this à la carte restaurant serves a seasonal Italian menu for dinner, with a focus on regional Ligurian cuisine.

Terraza Chamberlain - With a veranda offering panoramic views of the Portofino Promontory, the restaurant serves international cuisine for lunch and snacks, along with a distinct wine list. Al fresco dining is available in the summer.

Bar La Vie della Seta - Furnished with sofas and Belle Époque mirrors, the cocktail bar extends to a terrace and serves drinks and light fare. Guests can enjoy piano music in the summer evenings.

Pool Bar - Open during the summer, the bar serves bistro-style and à la carte lunch, snacks, and cocktails.

Room Service - Available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

Open during the summer, the outdoor pool is surrounded by sun beds and umbrellas. The 2-story wellness center features a fitness room, Turkish bath, sauna, and spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Spa Services

Located within the Wellness Center, the day spa offers facials, body scrubs, mud wraps, and massages using Pevonia Botanica products. The spa also has a solarium, aromatherapy showers, and relaxation area and offers manicures and pedicures.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of EUR 10 per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: EUR 12.00 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 40 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Grand Bristol
  • Grand Hotel Bristol Resort
  • Grand Hotel Bristol Resort Rapallo
  • Grand Hotel Bristol Rapallo
  • Grand Hotel Rapallo
  • Nh Hotels Rapallo
  • Grand Bristol Rapallo

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours during certain times of the year.

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