Belmond Hotel Splendido is set on a hillside above chic Portofino, nestled behind discreet, leafy gardens. It boasts quintessential dolce vita style - names like Winston Churchill and Marlon Brando have graced the hotel's books since its opening back in 1902. A restored Benedictine monastery, the hotel offers a collection of 67 rooms and suites, each fresh, refined and elegant. Days are for treatments at the wellness centre, lounge-time by the sea-view pool or leisurely strolls to the beach. Don dark glasses and a floppy hat to dine at La Terrazza - but be sure to peer out at the views of Portofino, a picture-perfect Ligurian village painted in sorbet shades of lemon, peach and raspberry.
This hotel is not suitable for guests with reduced mobility.
The hotel has 67 rooms.
Hotel child prices apply to ages 2-17 years.
Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 nights for holidays between 01 October - 04 November 2018.
Bars & Restaurants
Open 10am - 7pm
From spring to autumn, the Poolside Restaurant serves alfresco, buffet-style lunches and snacks, including an array of regional specialities, delicious pizza and a wide selection of beverages. Patio furniture makes for a casual setting where you can enjoy superb views and dips in the pool.
Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers during the evening.
The Chuflay Restaurant - Splendido Mare
Open 7am - midnight
The Chuflay Bar & Restaurant at Splendido Mare is reminiscent of days gone by, with indoor seating for 50 and alfresco seating for 40 on the terrace bordering the Piazzetta. Indoors, the Chuflay Restaurant takes on an air of calm elegance, creating the perfect setting for a romantic dinner or relaxed dining with friends. The pianist plays each evening, creating a magical ambiance.
La Terrazza Restaurant
Open 1pm - 2.30pm and 7.30pm - 10.30pm
For gourmet cuisine in a spectacular setting, La Terrazza is a must do with succulent sea fare. It is a destination of its own, where Chef CorradoCorti and his team offer the finest Italian and regional specialities, including pasta with pesto and locally caught fish. The open-air terrace, filled with the beautiful fragrance of colourful flowers and plants, offers breathtaking views over Portofino Bay and the Tigullian Gulf. The superb climate of the Italian Riviera ensures pleasant open air dining. The indoor room has a more formal atmosphere with hand painted walls and hardwood floors throughout, offering fine Italian and regional specialities.
Beach & Pools
The hotel has a heated saltwater swimming pool
Spa & Wellness
Spa & Sauna
The hotel has a Spa & Sauna.
The hotel has a Fitness Centre.
About the Location
Portofino has long been the darling of celebrity jetsetters, with everyone from Condé Nast Traveller to Vogue waxing lyrical about this little village on the north-west coast of Italy.
Half the charm lies in the location. It perches on the tip of a peninsula on the Italian Riviera, where stylish towns jostle for attention. Rose, orange and lemon townhouses line up along a yacht-dotted harbour that's backed by forested hills.
Head for the restaurants along the waterfront or in the pint-sized piazza for homemade pasta, Ligurian wines and celebrity-spotting. Meanwhile, the interwoven side streets are a lesson in luxury shopping – think Vuitton, Gucci and Armani.
Climb up to San Giorgio Church for the best views over Portofino and the Italian Riviera. Alternatively, hop on a boat and explore the craggy coastline and protected waters of the Portofino Regional Natural Park (Parco Naturale Regionale di Portofino). You could head south to the Cinque Terre villages and vineyards or chug north to the maritime city of Genoa.
Transfer time from Genoa Airport is 55 minutes.
Double Garden View Room
Max 2 adults
Garden View Rooms measure 20m², are decorated in soft pastel shades with views of the gardens and have beautiful marble bathrooms. Rooms feature a king size or twin beds with air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi, minibar, safe and hairdryer.
Double Sea View Room
Max 2 adults
Sea View Rooms measure 20m² with beautiful views of the sea. Rooms feature a king size or twin beds with air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi, minibar, safe and hairdryer.
Double Sea View Balcony
Max 2 adults
Sea View & Balcony Rooms measure 20m² and give guests the opportunity to experience the sea views from their own private balcony. Rooms feature a king size or twin beds with air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi, minibar, safe and hairdryer.
Junior Suite Superior Sea View
Max 3 adults
Superior Junior Suites measure 35m² and are tastefully decorated with beautiful soft furnishings and have fabulous sea views. Featuring either a king size bed or twin beds, the rooms benefit from air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi, minibar, safe and hairdryer.
Junior Suite Deluxe Sea View Balcony
Max 3 adults
Deluxe Junior Suites measure 35m², feature a furnished balcony or terrace and have views of the Gulf and harbour of Portofino. They have a king size bed or twin beds and include air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi, minibar, safe and hairdryer.
Junior Suite Executive Sea View Balcony
Max 3 adults
Executive Junior Suites measure 35m² and feature a spacious balcony or terrace. Facilities include air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi, minibar, safe and hairdryer.
Deluxe Suite Sea View Balcony
Max 3 adults, 1 child
Deluxe Suites measure 50m² and have a separate living area as well as a balcony or terrace. Rooms feature a king size bed or twin beds, air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi, minibar, safe and hairdryer.
Exclusive Suite Sea View Balcony
Max 3 adults, 1 child
Exclusive Suites measure 50m² and benefit from views of the Tigullio Gulf and Portofino's cove from their balcony or terrace. Rooms feature a king size bed or twin beds, air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi, minibar, safe and hairdryer.
Based on 1079 traveller reviews
88% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
“ Once in a Lifetime Stay
Debbie D, Anaheim HIlls, United States
Oct 04 2018
Luxurious property with every amenity for a perfect stay. The manager greeted us and escorted us to our upgraded JR. Suite. It had a sitting area with gorgeous furnishings . We received a bottle of...
Luxurious property with every amenity for a perfect stay. The manager greeted us and escorted us to our upgraded JR. Suite. It had a sitting area with gorgeous furnishings . We received a bottle of champagne and snacks five minutes after checking in. Our suite had a big balcony with a view of the marina and ocean beyond. The staff were exceptionally efficient and helpful. The grounds were spectacular and immaculately kept gardens and lawns. It was a ten minute walk into the shops at the port. Truly lovely in every way and worth the high price! (Our room was 2000 Eu booked through a travel agent)
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“ Breath taking views & fabulous food
NtM70, London, United Kingdom
Sep 30 2018
If you are looking for a modern slick minimalist hotel don???t come here. This hotel is steeped in history, with design & furniture choices to match - think more old world charm than up to date...
If you are looking for a modern slick minimalist hotel don???t come here. This hotel is steeped in history, with design & furniture choices to match - think more old world charm than up to date design.
We found the staff to be incredibly engaged, friendly and helpful at all times of the day & night.
Our suite was spacious and rather charming, with a fabulously large bath which was a welcome treat. From the quality of the toiletries (which smell to die for) to the plump pillows, the room was comfortably welcoming and in-keeping with the style of the rest of the hotel . The view from our balcony way spectacular!
- there were no tea or coffee making facilities in our room which was a little surprising.
The grounds are lovely. The pool is a good size, with a suitable amount of beds (albeit very close together - somewhat understandably as everyone wants to appreciate the gorgeous view). The staff around the pool are attentive and friendly. The pizza at pool restaurant is not to be missed - simple cheese pizza with truffle oil was totally mouth watering! (Im not a pizza fan).
The hotel bar has a resident pianist who is fantastic and very accommodating of requests. We had the most fabulous evening dancing and singing with many of the hotel regulars, an incredibly memorable night.
Dinner at the main restaurant was fabulous - as was the ???never gets old??? view!
It seems there are, as has been mentioned in other reviews, a-lot of ???regulars??? all of whom we found incredibly friendly and were treated equally to.
Its fair to say this is not a place for the financially faint hearted.
Portofino is a wonderful place so please be sure to visit, and if Splendido is out of your budget at least pop by for a drink as the view alone is breathtaking.
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