Portofino 5 Star hotels give guests of this Mediterranean port town the opportunity to experience an absolutely elegant experience along the Italian Riviera. There is a good selection of Portofino luxury hotels, but only a select few might be ranked among the top echelon in terms of upscale accommodations. Nearly all of the best accommodations in Portofino enjoy a prime position along the waterfront, offering enchanting views of the turquoise Mediterranean and verdant coastal landscape.
The Hotel Splendido and the Splendido Mare (pictured) are two of the best Portofino 5 Star hotels. They are certainly some of the most enviable accommodations in this Mediterranean port town and offer guests an unparalleled array of amenities, as well as magnificently appointed guest rooms and suites. The Hotel Splendido is the larger of the two sister hotels, featuring 64 rooms and some 35 suites. The Splendido Mare is just a little closer to town on the Piazetta and offers 16 rooms and suites, most of which provide furnished terraces that afford excellent views of the sea and the harbor. These two hotels also provide you with great access to the range of water related activities that are available in Portofino. From diving and snorkeling to boating and swimming, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Portofino. The onsite amenities (most of which the Splendido Mare shares with the Hotel Splendido) include salt-water swimming pools, a comprehensive health and wellness spa, fine dining, wonderful guest services.
Sitting on the coast where Portofino and Rapallo meet is one of the very best hotels in Portofino Italy, the Excelsior Palace Hotel. It has earned 5 Star distinctions in the past, and for very good reason. It is only a twenty-mile journey from Christopher Columbus Airport in Genoa and enjoys a breathtaking location facing the Bay of Rapallo. The range of accommodations at this particular hotel sets it apart from many other Portofino luxury hotels. Choose from Deluxe rooms, Exclusive rooms, Junior Suites, Classic Suites, or the opulent Presidential Suite. There is a beach club with access to activities like boating and diving, a full-scale spa, two restaurants and two bars, as well as a friendly and multilingual concierge staff to assist with your every need.
The Domina Home Piccolo is another ideal option for people interested in Portofino luxury hotels. It is situated a very short distance from the harbor on a verdant hillside overlooking the sea. Guests have access to free parking, which is a huge incentive when you consider how difficult it is to get a vehicle around in this small, largely car-free area. Guests also have access to a private beach with food and beverage service, as well as free lounge chairs with umbrellas, and gear and equipment rentals. Other amenities include a restaurants and lounge and 24-hour concierge services.
Staying at one of the best hotels in Portofino Italy is more than worth it, if this fits into your travel budget. Guests of all the Portofino luxury hotels enjoy 24-hour concierge services. This is handy when it comes to everything from making dinner reservations to booking boat charters or diving excursions. Your concierge should be happy to assist you in planning day trips to the likes of Genoa, Santa Margherita Ligure, and Camogli as well.