Hotel Continental

  • Liguria, Italy, Santa Margherita

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Built in the early twentieth century in the Art Nouveau style the Hotel Continental is an elegant villa nestled amidst Mediterranean gardens of leafy palms and pine trees. The gardens stretch down to a private bathing platform beside the clear waters of Santa Margherita Ligure. The hotel is set in a hilly poison atop the pormentory with views over the sea and the picturesque harbour near Monte di Portofino. The saff at this elegant hotel pride themselves on their service and the welcome afforded to guests.

The hotels restaurant has superb panoramic views of the Gulf of Tigullio, which can also be enjoyed on the spacious terrace. The chef offers menus full of traditional Italian and Ligurian dishes. If you are celebrating a special occasion, the Radiosa restaurant is the perfect setting, overlooking the sparkling sea and is reserved for exclusive use.   

The recently renovated Wellness and Beauty Farm is the ideal place to unwind and enjoy the many massages and treatments available. For those of you who want to keep fit on your holiday, the hotel has it own gym that is bright and has panoramic views.  

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour from Genoa or 2 hours from Pisa. Private transfers included.

Added value

Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 nights on stays from 12 Mar – 09 Apr 20, 01 Nov-05 Dec 20 and 08 Dec – 24 Dec 20, stay 5 nights and pay for 4 nights on stays from 13 Apr – 23 May 20, 27 Sep – 01 Nov 20, 05 Dec – 08 Dec 20 and 24 Dec – 02 Jan 21 or stay 7 nights and pay for 6 nights on stays form 13 Apr – 23 May 20, 27 Sep – 01 Nov 20, 05 Dec – 08 Dec 20 and 24 Dec – 02 Jan 21

  • No. of rooms: 68
  • No. of floors: 4
  • Official rating: 4


Standard rooms overlook the hills and the road whereas those that carry a supplement face the sea and have a terrace or balcony. However, the ground floor rooms have a limited sea view. All of the rooms have private bath or shower, air conditioning, television, minibar, safe and hairdryer.

Standard garden or sea view with a balcony or terrace are also available at a supplement. 

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

Santa Margherita is one of the most attractive resorts on the Ligurian Riviera. Our hotels are all centrally placed making it an excellent base from which to explore this wonderful region. Trains run up and down the coast linking the resort with the city of Genoa and the beautiful region of Cinque Terre, lying a bit further down the coast.

Inghams operate a telephone Rep service in Santa Margherita. 


Restaurants & Bars

The Main Restaurant has a spacious terrace and large windows that overlook the Gulf of Tigullio and the promontory of Santa Margherita. The chef offers a variety of menus that focus on typical Ligurian cuisine. 

Restaurant pied dans l’eau is right on the beach and serves an a la carte menu of dishes such as grilled seafood, fresh salad and pasta. It is open all day from Easter to October, weather permitting.

Snack Bar overlooking the bay serving drinks and light snacks 

Pools & Beaches

The hotel has a private bathing platform for guests to use. Entry is free with the use of the changing hut. There is a local charge of about €20 euros per person per day if you would like to hire deck chairs and sun shades. 

with sunbeds (local charge)

Wellness Centre 

  • Wellness centre with steam room, caldarium
  • Massages and beauty treatments (local charge)
  • Fitness room overlooking the sea. 


  • Bike rental (subject to availability)
  • Tennis 1km away (payable locally)
  • Golf 3km away (payable locally)
  • Diving in Santa Margherita (payable locally)

Practical Facilities

  • WiFi
  • Garage/parking (payable locally approx. €20-25 , subject to availability)




An American buffet breakfast serving fresh fruits, pastries, cereals, teas and coffee is available each morning. 

Half board is available at a supplement and guests will have a choice of four courses from the menu. 

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 9.219225
  • Latitude: 44.336382

For more information on travel and transport visit our Hotel Continental page

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per person from £687
Includes £24pp discount
Hotel Continental
Santa Margherita, Liguria,Bed & Breakfast
13/10/2021 - 3 nights
3 adults
From London Gatwick
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