Grand Hotel Rimini, Rimini

  • Italy, Adriatic Coast

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Housed in an elegant Italian Liberty style former palazzo, The Grand Hotel Rimini, stands on the Adriatic Coast overlooking the sea. The hotel is steeped in history, dating back 110 years and retains the elegant feel of the golden age of travel.

Located right beside the beach, you'll find yourself a stone's throw from the comfortable sun loungers and colourful parasols, where the hotel offer a beach service (payable locally). Enjoy a cool refreshing drink from the beach bar where you'll be served from the comfort of your sun chair.  For lunch head to the restaurant La Dolce Vita al Mare where each day a different lunch buffet with fresh salads, starters, main courses of pasta, meat or fish, and a large selection of desserts and fresh fruit are served each day. Those looking for an alternative to the beach can head to the hotel's swimming pool for a refreshing swim. Immersed in the gardens and surrounded by greenery it is a tranquil place to relax. To truly unwind enjoy an rejuvenating treat at the Dolce Vita Spa which offers a variety of treatments (payable locally) in an elegant environment. Swim in the indoor heated pool or relax in the sauna or steam bath. 

In the evening the hotel's ancient ball rooms provide a beautiful setting for the La Dolce Vita Restaurant, where the Chef shares his passion for local cuisine, serving wholesome and delicious dishes for you to try. In the summer months dine al fresco in a truly unique setting overlooking the Adriatic Sea and the hotels beautifully manicured gardens. After a days spent enjoying the elegant and relaxing environment of the Grand Hotel Rimini, make your way up to your beautifully furnished comfortable bed room. Each room reflects the history of the former palace, each unique in decoration. 

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 25 mins by private car

Added value

Save up to 20% on the hotel price on holidays between 01 Jan - 27 Dec 20 booked by 29 Feb 20 (offers not combinable)

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  • No. of rooms: 140
  • No. of buildings: 0
  • No. of floors: 0
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 5

Executive Rooms reflect the Liberty style of the historic building, with original parquet flooring and antique furnishings.  They are about 20m² with a comfortable king sized bed. Each room has Sky TV, minibar, safe, air conditioning and electric blinds. These rooms sleep two people. Cots are available at a supplement (approx. €20 per night)

Deluxe Rooms are about 20m² and are equipped with a comfortable king sized bed or twin beds. These rooms sleep up to three people. 

Executive Rooms - Lateral Sea View are about 20m². These rooms sleep two people and are available on request, please call to book. 


  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

A continental breakfast is served each morning with fresh pastries made by the chef pâtissier, seasonal fruits, freshly baked breads as well as a vast selection of teas and coffee. Those opting for half board can enjoy dinner in the hotel restaurant with waiter service. Guests can choose a starter and main from the menu and there is also a salad buffet. Wine, beer and soft drinks are included. 

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board
Adriatic Coast

The Italian Adriatic Coast is home to broad sandy beaches, clear waters, vibrant towns and historical villages. The eastern coast of Italy has long been the preferred seaside destination for Italian holiday makers and attracts people from across Europe to enjoy the well established beach scene of the Emilia Romagna coastal region. Explore the seaside towns from the quiet little resort of Cattolica to the south, Gabicce Mare which boarders the beautiful Monte San Bartol nature reserve, Riccione that is famed as one of Italy's original seaside resorts, the buzzing Roman town of Rimini or head to Forli a town dotted with Romanesque architecture beside the deep blue of the Adriatic Sea.

The coast in this region is lined by long beaches and lagoons, its mostly flat making for plenty of safe bathing spots for children. With miles of sandy beaches lined by bars and elegant hotels the area epitomizes the quintessential Italian beach holiday resort, yet is marbled with history, beautiful architecture and deep rooted culinary tradition. After days spent relaxing on the wide stretches of beach why not head inland to the hills where you'll find quiet medieval hamlets and fortified towns and villages, great for days of exploration.

Things to do in resort

Visit Cattolica

The wide golden beaches of Cattolica line the Adriatic Coast and attract sun worshipers throughout the summer. It’s a quaint town with a laid-back atmosphere. Spend the day relaxing on the beautiful beach, sipping cocktails in beach clubs, exploring local markets and trying delicious Italian cuisine from the towns many restaurants. 

Visit Gabicce Mare

Sometimes described as the secret seaside of Italy, Gabicce Mare borders the beautiful Monte San Bartol nature reserve and Cattolica. To the north you’ll find pristine sandy beaches lined with loungers and to the south you’ll find the wilder surroundings of the nature reserve.


Riccione is sfamed as one of Italy's first seaside resorts. Apart from being a fantastic seaside destination the town is also renowned for its culinary delights, with plenty of top restaurants around you’ll have to try the fresh local seafood. There is entertainment to be found for people of all ages from exciting water parks perfect for family days out to cycling through local trails and routes in the surrounding countryside. Head into town browsing the streets lined with boutique shops, stroll through the shaded promenades of Papa Giovanni Paolo II Park. As the day cools stroll along the beachfront promenade to enjoy an appreitivo at one of the waterfront cafes or bars that are dotted along the waterfront.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 12.5764174
  • Latitude: 44.0726844

For more information on travel and transport visit our Adriatic Coast page


Restaurants & Bars

La Dolce Vita restaurant is located in the hotel's original Belle Époque style lounges. Here you'll be treated to unforgettable culinary experiences. Indulge in the gourmet cuisine served by the chef, using organic local ingredients from the Batani Farm. During the summer months the restaurant moves out to the elegant terrace, to dine beneath the stars. The resident sommelier will assist you in selecting the perfect wine to accompany your meal. 

La Dolce Vita al Mare beach side bar offers the possibility to be served from the comfort of your beach side sun lounger. The restaurant offers a lunchtime buffet service which includes choices of fresh salads, fish, meat, desserts and fruit. 

Pools & Beaches

The hotel has a large swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers. The pool is open from 01 Apr - 25 Sep.

The hotel offers a beach service from around the 23 May - 12 Sep. Those opting for half board will have this service included and can choose sunbeds on the beach between row three and seven. 

Dolce Vita Spa

Enjoy exclusive rejuvenating spa treatments in the tranquil atmosphere of the Dolce Vita Spa. Relax in the Turkish bath, Finnish sauna, rem showers or Jacuzzi. The spa is payable locally (approx. €25 per person per day). 


  • Free use of bikes (subject to availability)
  • Fitness Room

General Facilities

  • Parking (payable locally approx. €18 per day)
  • Free wifi

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Grand Hotel Rimini, Rimini
Adriatic Coast, Bed & Breakfast
07/10/2020 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Stansted
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