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Bristol Palace Hotel

Bristol Palace Hotel

Via XX Settembre 35, Genoa 16121

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4.4 out of 5 (913 reviews)

Surrounded by stylish shops, this hotel is on Via XX Settembre, Genoa's picturesque main street. The Ducal Palace is a 2 …

£102
Best Western Hotel Metropoli

Best Western Hotel Metropoli

P.zza Fontane Marose, Genoa 16123

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4.3 out of 5 (265 reviews)

Located in the heart of Genoa, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Palazzo Rosso and White Palace. Palazzo Ducale and …

£88
Best Western Hotel Moderno Verdi

Best Western Hotel Moderno Verdi

Piazza Giuseppe Verdi 5, Genoa 16121

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4 out of 5 (375 reviews)

Located in the heart of Genoa, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Piazza Colombo, Piazza de Ferrari, and Chiossone …

£65
Tower Genova Airport Hotel & Conference Center

Tower Genova Airport Hotel & Conference Center

Via Pionieri ed Aviatori d'Italia 44, Genoa 16154

4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (224 reviews)

Located in Sestri Ponente, this hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Fiumara Shopping & Fun and 3 mi (4.8 km) from La Lanterna. 10 …

£78
Hotel Le Nuvole - Residenza d'Epoca

Hotel Le Nuvole - Residenza d'Epoca

Piazza delle Vigne, 6, Genoa 16123

3.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (28 reviews)

Located in the heart of Genoa, this hotel is steps from Loggia dei Mercanti o di Banchi, National Ligurian Gallery at the …

£99
Hotel Nuovo Nord

Hotel Nuovo Nord

Via Balbi 153/r, Genoa 16126

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (108 reviews)

Located in the heart of Genoa, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Christopher Columbus Monument, Galata Maritime Museum …

£58
Best Western Premier CHC Airport

Best Western Premier CHC Airport

Via Albareto, 15, Genoa 16153

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (195 reviews)

Located in Sestri Ponente, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Fiumara Shopping & Fun, 105 Stadium, and Villa Brignole Sale …

£72
Mercure Genova San Biagio

Mercure Genova San Biagio

Via Romairone, 14, Genoa 16163

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (556 reviews)

Situated in Genoa, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Villa Brignole Sale Duchessa di Galliera, Fiumara Shopping & Fun, and …

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Novotel Genova City

Novotel Genova City

Via Antonio Cantore 8, Genoa 16126

4.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (911 reviews)

Novotel Genova City is located 700 meters from the cruise terminal. The Cristoforo Colombo Airport is 6 km away. The Old Port …

£79
MarinaPlace Resort & Spa

MarinaPlace Resort & Spa

Via Pionieri ed Aviatori d’Italia, Genoa 16154

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (83 reviews)

Located in Sestri Ponente, this romantic hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Fiumara Shopping & Fun, 105 Stadium, and Ligurian …

£115

Pocket Guide: Porto Antico The Bigo Lift Hotels

Stay near the Bigo Lift

Enjoy a taste of the high life by taking a 20-minute ride on The Bigo Lift, in the old port, Porto Antico. Originally a crane mounted on cargo ships, this panoramic elevator is now one of Genoa's major attractions. The Bigo Lift’s rotating see-through cabin gives you 360-degree views from high above the port, making it an exciting family-friendly attraction the whole family can enjoy.

From the Bigo Lift’s incredible vantage point, you can look down on the city’s old and modern districts, including the city’s opulent palaces and the labyrinth of narrow medieval alleyways that make up the old town. During the ride, you can listen to an audio guide that points out key sites and explains, in several languages, the history of the city.

Stay in the heart of the Genoan action by booking a hotel room near the Bigo Lift in Porto Antico. Alive with galleries, waterfront cafes and restaurants, Porto Antico is also home to the largest aquarium in Italy and a maritime museum, so it’s a great spot to base yourself. It’s only a short walk to the cobbled streets of the old town with its food shops, bars, restaurants and pavement cafes. In the old town, you’ll find a mix of places to stay to suit all personal tastes, from budget-friendly accommodation to lavish five-star hotels .

Renzo Piano’s Bigo Lift Gift to Genoa

Born in Genoa, Renzo Piano is an internationally-acclaimed architect, known for designing London’s The Shard, Western Europe's tallest building. Piano created the Bigo Lift in 1992 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus' voyage.

At the same time, the Pritzker prize-winning architect revamped all of Porto Antico, which was in desperate need of attention after suffering bomb damage during World War II. As well as designing the lift, Piano transformed old warehouses into art galleries, shops, museums and restaurants. Today, the old port is a must-see part of Genoa and a great place to stay if you want to add a serious dose of wow-factor to your holiday.

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