Hotel Continental

  • Liguria, Italy, Santa Margherita

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Hotel Continental was built in the early twentieth century in a beautiful Art Nouveau style. It’s an elegant place surrounded by Mediterranean gardens with leafy palms and pine trees. The gardens stretch all the way down to a private bathing platform so you can jump right into the clear sea water. The hotel's set on a hill and has fantastic views over the sea and the pretty harbour near Monte di Portofino.

The restaurant has panoramic views of the Gulf of Tigullio, which can also be enjoyed on the spacious terrace. Try and get a table outside during the summer as the views are incredible. The chef creates menus full of traditional Italian and Ligurian dishes. If you’re after something more special, the Radiosa restaurant is the perfect setting - it overlooks the sea and is reserved for exclusive use.

There’s a lovely Wellness and Beauty Farm too, which is the ideal place to unwind and enjoy the many massages and treatments available. If you want to keep fit on your holiday, the hotel has its own gym so you can clock up a few miles on the treadmill while looking out over the ocean.

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour from Genoa airport or 2 hours from Pisa airport by private car.

Added value

Free nights available between 26 Sep - 31 Oct 21 (min 5 night say)

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

Local Fees and Taxes

Cots are available for approx. €25 per night, payable locally.


Standard rooms overlook the hills and the road. All of the rooms have air conditioning, TV, minibar, safe, bath or shower and hairdryer. These rooms are available with a balcony or terrace and side sea views for a supplement. 

Single Rooms are available on request, please call to book.

  • 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.

  • Private bathing platform, entry is free with the use of the changing hut. There is a local charge of about €16 - €20 per person per day if you would like to hire deck chairs and sun shades
  • Wellness centre with Turkish bath (approx. €25 per person, payable locally)
  • Massages and beauty treatments (payable locally)
  • Fitness room overlooking the sea
  • Bike rental (subject to availability)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking/garage (payable locally approx.€25/€35 per night, subject to availability)

An continental buffet breakfast serves fresh fruits, pastries, cereals, teas and coffee. Half board is available for a supplement and you'll have a choice of four courses from the menu. 

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 around May to September, weather permitting.

Snack Bar overlooking the bay serving drinks and light snacks.

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
  • Location Description:
    • 50 metres to the sea and beaches 
    • 300 metres to shops and restaurants 
    • 500 metres to the centre of Santa Margherita 

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per person from £608
Includes £26pp discount
Hotel Continental
Santa Margherita, Liguria,Bed & Breakfast
11/05/2022 - 3 nights
3 adults
From London Gatwick
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