Grand Hotel Miramare

Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy

Virtuoso Amenities

    For 2020:
    • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
    • Daily Buffet breakfast, for two guests per bedroom
    • $100 USD equivalent Spa Services credit to be utilized during stay (no cash value if not redeemed in full)
    • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi
    PROPERTY SIZE: 78 rooms
    ROOM STYLE: Classic
    VIBE: Casual
    Beach Landmarks Local Immersion

    Grand Hotel Miramare

    Via Milite Ignoto, 30
    Santa Margherita Ligure, (Portofino Coast) Ge
    Nearest Airport:
    Cristoforo Colombo (GOA)
    25 mi / 40 km

    Hotel Features

    At the Hotel


    • Air Conditioning
    • Banquet Facilities
    • Business Center
    • Conference Facilities
    • Connecting Rooms
    • Internet Access
    • Lounge/Bar
    • Meal Plans Available
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Pet Friendly
    • Restaurant
    • Wheelchair Accessible


    • Babysitting Services
    • Concierge Desk
    • Currency Exchange
    • House Safe
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
    • Limousine Service
    • Room Service
    • Room Service 24-hours
    • Turndown Service
    • Valet Parking
    • Wakeup Calls
    • Wedding Services

    • Pool
    • Spa

    In Your Room
    • Bathrobes
    • Hair Dryer
    • Mini Bar
    • Safe
    • Slippers

    About Us


    The Grand Hotel Miramare faces the Sea and beach and It is located at the end of the charming and wealthy town of Santa Margherita, keeping the Miramare private but also walking distance from wonderful little boutiques and restaurants. Loved by Italians It will keep you close to Portofino (2 miles away, 10 minutes by car/bus or ferry boat and 30 minutes walking distance) but immersed in your authentic Italian experience. Considered one of the best bases for the Cinque Terre which are easily reachable all year aroud by train or car and between May and October by public and private boat.

    The Hotel has 75 rooms either facing the Mediterranean Park (all with balcony ) or the sea ( some with balcony ), and 5 junior suites ( one with park view and balcony ) and 4 suites, all with sea view and balcony. All rooms are air-conditioned and have satellite TV, mini-bar, direct dial telephones, Wi-Fi, safe, hair dryer and Miramare bathroom amenities.


    The panoramic restaurant "Vistamare" has regained its old splendour with the restoration of its stuccoes and frescoes which decorated the great hall in 1903, the year of opening. Famous for its renowned wine cellars, the restaurant is also open to non-resident clients. The Piano Bar Barracuda is an elegant alternative to winter nights in the Riviera. The hotel also offers poolside summer buffet and barbecue, beach restaurant and pool cocktail bar and American Bar "Le Colonne".

    Recreation and Health:

    Outdoor sea water pool is open from mid-April to mid-September (last renovation 2014). Use of deck-chair, sun umbrella and common dressing room are available free of charge. "Bagni Miramare" beach across the street is not managed by the Hotel. The beach staff will assist you with checking space availability on an "on request" daily basis. Should space become available, it will be free of charge for Hotel's guests. The beach is open from mid-June to mid-September. All the main water sports are catered for:sailing, yachting, canoeing and diving.During the summer, acqua gym courses and swimming courses for children are organized at "Bagni Miramare". The Rapallo Golf Club - 18 holes - located at 3 miles - is one of the oldest clubs in Italy. The course, mild in winter and airy in summer, has a wealth of natural obstacles and requires a continuous demand on the player's skills. Guests of Grand Hotel Miramare have special arrangements at the club.

    e'SPAce is a centre dedicated to the synergic combination of sensory stimulation and relaxation, offering the chance to experience physical and mental wellbeing through the senses.e'SPAce, offers several important new treatments for a complete return to form such as the hot stone massage, the multisensory room where sounds and smells accompany treatments, floatation treatment, the dry bath and the vitaminizing antioxidant bath.

    Best of the Best

    Grand Hotel Miramare is the epitome of Italian Riviera glamour. This palatial former villa welcomes guests to 78 rooms and suites adorned with antique furnishings, crystal chandeliers, and parquet floors. The earth-toned e’SPA’ce offers a serene setting for well-being. Indulge with the amazing sea views from the restaurant and bar terraces. Enjoy the saltwater pool or special arrangements at the Rapallo Golf Course, one of Italy’s oldest. The charming fishing town of Portofino is minutes away, and the Cinque Terre are easy to reach by train or boat for an unforgettable day.

    Advisor Tip

    Have a prosecco at sunset on Vistamare Restaurant’s terrace, followed by masterful dishes from chef Claudio Fortuna. Join him on an outing to the local fish market. –Juan Carlos Daboin Caracas, Venezuela

    Health & Safety

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    Via Milite Ignoto, 30
    Santa Margherita Ligure, (Portofino Coast) Ge
    Nearest Airport
    Cristoforo Colombo (GOA), 25 Miles / 40 Kilometers

    Guest Rooms & Suites

    Single Sea View

    Single Sea View

    Upgrade: n/a

    • Non-Smoking

    Double Room Park View

    Double Room Park View

    Upgrade: Double Room Sea View

    • Non-Smoking

    Double Room Sea View

    Double Room Sea View

    Upgrade: Junior Suite Sea View

    • Non-Smoking

    Classic Suite Sea View

    Classic Suite Sea View

    Upgrade: n/a

    • Non-Smoking
    Total 4 Records

    Facts & Policies

    Beach, Landmarks, Local Immersion
    Vibe Casual
    Room Style Classic
    Number of Rooms 78
    Check-In Time 3:00 PM
    Check-Out Time 12:00 PM
    Early Arrivals & Late Departures

    Available on demand (with charge for late check-out).

    Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

    A credit card and expire date is mandatory for secure the reservation.

    A deposit non-refundable- may be asked at time of booking.

    Cancellation Policy

    LOW SEASON: 5 days prior to Client arrival - 1 night penalty.

    MEDIUM SEASON: 5 days prior to Client arrival - 1 night penalty.

    HIGH SEASON: 5 days prior to Client arrival - 2 nights penalty.

    Accepted Forms of Payment

    Cash (not over Euro 950,00), VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, DINERS, JCB, prepayment by bank draft.

    Terms & Conditions

    Seasonal Closure: January 5 - March 12 AND December 13-31, 2020

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    Virtuoso Amenities

      For 2020:
      • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
      • Daily Buffet breakfast, for two guests per bedroom
      • $100 USD equivalent Spa Services credit to be utilized during stay (no cash value if not redeemed in full)
      • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
      • Complimentary Wi-Fi

      Reviews and Recommendations for Grand Hotel Miramare


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      Grand Indeed

      By: sister

      Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2013

      The Grand Hotel Miramare is a jewel on the Mediterranean. The room was spacious and elegant, the gardens and terrace spectacular and the staff all very friendly and helpful. We were treated to a delicious free dinner in addition to the scrumptuous breakfast they served us on the terrace every morning. Wow.
      Travel Advisor:  Jan Hammond

      Expert friendly service!

      By: John7

      Reviewed on: 23 Sep 2014

      Bent over backwards to provide us with a most pleasurable stay! Would highly recommend staying there!
      Travel Advisor:  Patsy Sowa

      Lovely Property

      By: Gail

      Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2016

      Beautiful waterfront property. Had a lovely dinner in the restaurant.
      Travel Advisor:  Monika Dysart

      Great Hotel

      By: CurAua

      Reviewed on: 18 Apr 2017

      Beautiful hotel, fantastic room, excellently situated. Great service!
      Travel Advisor:  Liora Manilof

      Italy Trip

      By: Barry

      Reviewed on: 28 Sep 2017

      We simply loved this hotel. The accommodations were very pleasing, the restaurant was wonderful and the pool area had the most relaxing environment.
      Travel Advisor:  Karen McAlpin

      Great value, friendly staff

      By: Yi

      Reviewed on: 02 Nov 2017

      The hotel is right along the drive/walkway to Portofino. Beautiful scenery and very helpful and friendly staff. One word of caution - the restaurant is pricy compared to the local eateries.
      Travel Advisor:  Nathalie Liu
      Not Recommended


      By: Prateek

      Reviewed on: 09 May 2018

      Despite our harrowing experience with a cancellation, followed by a 12 hour delay after an already long haul 14 hour flight and then to make it worse the loss of our bags. The hotel was least concerned on our arrival and did not extend any cooperation to help us to either help us trace our bags and once we did trace them refuses to help us retrieve our bags from Milan. Neither of the hotel managers had the courtesy to even meet us much less make us comfortable when they knew from our other friends about our situation.
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      Sibling Trip to Italy

      By: Sibling Trip to Italy

      Reviewed on: 25 Jun 2018

      The Hotel was very nice. Given the other options available in the area I felt it was a good value.
      Travel Advisor:  Marlene Singer

      The Grand Hotel Miramare

      By: Spencer

      Reviewed on: 27 Jun 2018

      Great hotel. Excellent location. Perfect service.
      Travel Advisor:  Victoria Hawbecker

      Hotel for Cinque Terre

      By: Bill from Sarasota

      Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2018

      Great hotel with beach and ocean view, fabulous room with a great balcony, nice pool, restaurant dining was mediocre.

      Our stay in Santa Margarita

      By: Susan R

      Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2018

      The hotel was lovely, well located and the staff was excellent!!
      Travel Advisor:  Rochelle Lieberman

      Classic Italian Luxury

      By: Virginia

      Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2018

      What a wonderful experience on the Italian Riviera! The service and staff were stellar. Rooms were spacious, especially the bathroom. The view overlooking the sea was magical. We left the windows open a lot while in the room. My favorite part about this hotel is the pool overlooking the beach club. It has a very chic 60's Bond movie vibe.
      Travel Advisor:  Winn Harris

      Hotel stay

      By: Cozz family

      Reviewed on: 25 Oct 2018

      Beautiful views and spacious comfortable Suite Staff very attentive
      Travel Advisor:  Judi Zirk

      Simply wonderful!

      By: Bonita Springs

      Reviewed on: 24 Jun 2019

      The Grand Hotel Miramar will be on our list of one of the finest hotels we have stayed in. The location was excellent. The views were amazing. The grounds were meticulously cared for and the staff was exceptional. A marvelous breakfast buffet was a delightful way to start our day. We hope to return someday!
      Travel Advisor:  Karen Lee-Ishmael
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      An Elegant Hotel in Beautiful Location

      By: RickP

      Reviewed on: 08 Jul 2019

      While the hotel was not in the "heart" of town, it was in quiet, beautiful seaside location entire room was well-maintained, nicely decorated and spacious. The staff was extremely helpful in planning each day, including recommending trains and other transportation to neighboring towns. We also liked that Sant Margherita Ligure was not overrun with tourists and very conveniently located for day trips.
      Travel Advisor:  Daria Westerfield


      By: jmg

      Reviewed on: 08 Jul 2019

      Great service and a beautiful hotel with a breathtaking view! Breakfast out on the terrace was amazing!!
      Travel Advisor:  Jane Forrester

      Santa Margherita

      By: Lovely Linda

      Reviewed on: 05 Jul 2019

      Beautiful. Would go back again and again
      Travel Advisor:  Malaka Hilton

      Ligurian Sea Charm

      By: Milan19

      Reviewed on: 31 Aug 2019

      Beautiful hotel and location on the Ligurian Sea. We had a very nice lunch under the gazebo overlooking the pool upon our arrival. Rooms were nicely decorated and the balcony overlooking the ocean was very large and pleasant. The staff went out of the way to make us feel special. We enjoyed our two night stay, wished we had time to stay another day. Easy 5 minute walk into town, short walk or taxi to train station, and a short taxi ride to Portifino.
      Travel Advisor:  Birgit Navarre

      A truly "grand" hotel overlooking the water

      By: Ron S.

      Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2019

      We highly recommend the Grand Hotel Miramare. The staff welcomed us warmly and provided excellent service throughout our stay. We especially enjoyed breakfast on the terrace overlooking the water. Our spacious suite had a lovely view of the water. The location was excellent for exploring Santa Margarita Ligure, Portofino, and Cinque Terre.
      Travel Advisor:  Timothy Krenzien

      Beautiful property

      By: Beth

      Reviewed on: 14 Nov 2019

      Situated on a picturesque coastline, Grand Hotel Miramare is a beautiful property! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Our room had a balcony that overlooked an amazing sea view! We spent many hours out there enjoying that view! The hotel staff could not have been more accommodating and helpful and truly took care of our every need. We would highly recommend the hotel!
      Travel Advisor:  Katherine Gould