Housed in a protected Benedictine monastery dating from the 16th century, Belmond Hotel Splendido first opened its doors to guests in 1902. Since then Winston Churchill, Clark Gable, Ava Gardner and Marlon Brando have passed through. Expect genteel interiors, exceptional service, and sensational views of Portofino harbour.  Oozing elegance, style and charm, the heritage building was a family home for much of the 19th century and the décor is reminiscent of that time.

On arrival. yu negotiate a glamorous red carpet to be met by a small army of bell boys. Large windows frame views of the hotel's elegant terrace and lush gardens. Take a dip in the hotel's salt-water infinity pool for the best views of Portofino harbour.


In an unrivalled location overlooking romantic Portofino harbour with panoramic views of the Ligurian Sea. The hotel is located at the top of a steep hill but operates a free shuttle bus service, perfect for those wanting to avoid the strenuous climb. A rare escape along the Ligurian Coast, Belmond Hotel Splendido and Belmond Splendido Mare consists are two connected properties, which you can move between by either a scenic walking path or the continuous complementary shuttle service. 

Portofino is located 35 km (22 miles) from Genoa International Airport (GOA), 45 minutes away, 5 km (3 miles) from Santa Margherita, Rail Station or 8 km (5 miles) from Rapallo Rail Station. 


The 64 individually-designed rooms and suites fall into four different categories (double rooms, junior suites, suites and presidential suites). Standard rooms are decorated in golds and creams, and though short on space still offer impressive bathrooms and a good dose of grandeur. The suites, which are more contemporary in design with dashes of blue or pink, feature retractable televisions, walk-in wardrobes, comfortable beds, electronic black-out blinds and large bathrooms.


Charlotte Travel can arrange you to experience Portofino's uniqueness, underwater exploration in a beautiful protected marine area, luxury cruises sailing along the Italiam Riviera on a motor yacht, and daily fishing excursions as Ligurian fisherman and try the catch of the day. 

Also, we can prepare olive oil and focaccia tasting, explore the mritime city from the best viewpoints in exclusive locations in Genoa and head off in a 4x4 off-road vehical to see the source of Carrare marble. 



Charlotte Travel Exclusives

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full American Buffet breakfast daily for two
  • $100 USD Equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay
  • Complimentary Wi-fi
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

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