Tigullio Royal Hotel        

 Piazza IV Novembre, 4 16035 Rapallo − Italy

Hotel Tigullio Royal is a milestone in the hotel industry of Rapallo, the pearl of the Gulf of Tigullio, in Liguria.
Hotel Tigullio Royal is a magnificent hotel in Rapallo which offers you various types of rooms to customize your stay and the possibility to be delighted with unique treatments of our inside wellness area, to satisfy your needs for relaxation and beauty!
This refined and elegant hotel in Rapallo is located just on the Rapallo Promenade, in the heart of the splendid Ligurian Riviera: Hotel Tigullio Royal privileged location allows you to admire the best local scenery, reaching Santa Margherita, Portofino, Camogli, Sestri Levante comfortably and in a few minutes, by train or by boat.
The Hotel Tigullio offers many services dedicated to all types of guests and customers: a set of amenities and services designed for women, our exclusive pillow menu and the business package are just some examples.

Our philosophy 

In our Hotel it's the details that make the difference

We have our own way of being kind, considerate, friendly and accurate to our guests. A particular way that we have designed and perfected over the years and is now part of our good habits.

We are pleased to tell you about the work that goes on "behind the scenes" because sometimes it is not so obvious, even if the result of so much attention is often perceived as an overall sense of relaxation and hospitality.

The disponiblity, the courtesy and professionalism of our staff, thorough cleaning of the rooms and an international buffet in the morning, will make your stay unforgettable.

Care, friendly and accurate

"We take care of you from the first moment ..."

From booking confirmation, until the moment of your arrival, there are person who will take care of your luggage, those who have thought about the perfect cleanliness of your room and the quality of sleep that you will enjoy in your bed, to the silence and fresh air you can breathe.

There are those who will take care of you find one you like for breakfast, who will advise you on what to do in Rapallo, organizing your trips and excursions to Portofino, San Fruttuoso and Cinque Terre.


"Our hospitality has the special smell of clean ..."

On cleanliness and hygiene we are strict. I can understand the many attentions and by the time we devote to the preparation of each room, the bed linen and towels, the frequency with which we clean in a professional carpet, curtains and air conditioning filters. And the periodic check of our Room Director, a professional designed by us, with a list of a hundred voices in the room to check for proper functioning of all things.

Rich Breakfast in the morning

"A sweet awakening, but also salty and much, much more ..."

No matter what breakfast you are used to at home, because we are confident that with our buffet we can satisfy all your cravings, tickling the throat and curiosity with an offer and a variety that hardly will forget!

Can range from the sweet delights to tempt the tongue savory delicacies from fresh fruit to vegetables, from different flavors of yogurt, chocolate, jams and then coffee, cappuccino and more than 20 types of tea.

A good day starts in the morning!

Also we have thought of everything, and that's why we want to offer a buffet for those who are gluten intolerant, being the sister hotel to 'AIC.

See our page dedicated to our breakfast service to let you win by our products, carefully chosen for you

Environment & Green Responsibility 

Environment and green responsibility at Tigullio Royal

Strong commitment to redevelop structural component in an ecological way. In particular, until now, we..

Have adjust the traditional bulbs with most modern technologies such as LEDs and/or low power bulbs;

provide to separate waste collection in all the hotel department;

proceed to a periodical monitoring of air filtration systems;

installed solar panels those provides hot water throughout the structure;

Electronic keys permit not to waste electricity and heat in absence of guests;

involve guests in our ecological choices with simple but important measures to protect the environmental heritage.

Tigullio Royal Hotel has taken a sustainable identity, our guests can find in our structure a respectful, convenient, comfortable, relaxed and intelligent treatment of nature.

The careful attention to nature is at the same time attention to our guests.

This is our added value.

Love promise for Woman 

Do you love travel but at the same time you like to feel always at home? Are you looking for special servicies that will help your wellness and your balance?

Choose the exclusive services offered by Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel, dedicated to the world of women and their needs!

Booking Love promise for Woman you’ll find in your room:

Professional Hair dryer and plate for a always perfect personal beauty;

A selection of teas and infusions with kettle at your disposal;

Room service, comfort and convenience within your reach;

Magazine for women on the fix's fashion world, and why not, gossip

Selection of products for beauty and body care.

In addition to these services within the Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel you will find:

A breakfast nook outfitted with organic and natural products for wellness;

Information service dedicated to women's points of interest;

Parking illuminated for safety at 360°;

Selection of women's magazines in the lobby of the Hotel.

What are you waiting for? Book your Love Promise for Woman and discover the pleasure of a custom developed for you!

We are glad to accommodate your small pets!

At Best Western Hotel Tigullio Royal, 4 star hotel in the main promenade of Rapallo, we admit small pets and we propose particular services for a comfortable stay!

When booking you can reserve the special service package called “Pets Welcome”, which is only 20 euros more per day, that will allow you the use of the following services:

comfortable dog beds for your beloved animal friend; bowls for water and food; parquet flooring in the room.

Our staff will also be at your disposal, 24 hours a day to offer you: list of veterinarians; green areas of the city; pet shop a few steps away.

The rooms "Welcome Pet" are subjected to rigorous sanitizing and mite.

The attention of the guests, that small four-legged friends are not allowed in the hotel breakfast room and to allow peaceful coexistence with the other guests of our hotel, we ask clients with dogs and cats to ensure mandatory vaccinations and the mild-tempered animals.

We wait for you at the Best Western Tigullio Royal ... for a holiday with four stars for your pet friend!

Services on request 

The Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel in addition to the many services available at the hotel, offers a range of services on request and particular conventions to make your stay in Rapallo, heart of the Riviera Ligure, unique and unforgettable.

Our reception is available 24 hours on 24 for all information relevant to your stay or to book your excursions directly.

Shuttle Service to Airports

Available in a convenient shuttle service to Airport of Genoa, Milan Linate and Milan Malpensa, Bergamo Orio al Serio, Pisa airport and all major Italian cities.

The service is on request and offered in air-conditioned car that can accommodate up to 7 people, each customer can choose two transfer services:

Transfer by Mercedes E-class with air conditioning, full options and up to 4 people

Transfer by Mercedes minivan with air conditioning, full options and up to 7 people

Your driver will provide a secure and personalized service, fast and comfortable.

Ferry Service

Available for Santa Margherita Ligure, Portofino and San Fruttuoso, the service is offered in collaboration with the "Maritime Service of Tigullio". Hotel Tigullio Royal offers also spectacular excursions on the bay of Portofino and S. Fruttuoso

For more information please contact the reception desk, where you can buy the tickets.

Scooter Hire & Car Rental

In collaboration with GM Motion of Rapallo, Tigullio Royal Hotel offers its guests the opportunity to rent scooters (50cc-125-250cc) to make a pleasant and romantic ride along the coast of the Riviera Ligure.

Collaboration with AVIS

In collaboration with AVIS CAR RENTAL, rent your car with the special offers and discounts, reserved exclusively for guests of the Hotel Tigullio Royal.

Collection and delivery of the car directly at the hotel!

Shopping Serravalle Outlet VIP Card

Exclusively for our customers, a VIP card for discounts from 10% to 15% at the largest shopping center Outlet Serravalle.

Pillow Menu

For a better rest but in particular for a personalized treatment Best Western Tigullio Royal propose a particular innovative service for the guests of Hotel: the Pillow Menu.

In every room you will find a welcome kit with useful information and detailed descriptions of every type of pillow at your disposal through which you can choose the right one for your perfect rest.

The variety of Pillow Menu – Hotel Tigullio Royal

micro-sphere woven polyester fibre a microsphere pillow, for a perfect rest and for a right inclination of your back, a unique and innovative technology;

wooven, to guaranty the right temperature of your body also during the night;

Mind foam cervical, the perfect pillow for who has more attention to the right position of cervical even when resting;

polyurethene, the orthopedic pillow that will adapt to your particular necessity;

the goose-feather pillow, perfect for who is searching a soft pillow;

viscoelastic, the latex pillow against allergies.

When you have choose your pillow you can reach it directly in your room contacting the reception.

This particular service is available all day long.

Free Wi-Fi 

Are you looking for a hotel in Rapallo with free Wi-Fi in your room?

Best Western Hotel Tigullio Royal 4 stars accommodation has free wi-fi throughout the hotel, while in all rooms there is also the possibility of using the LAN cable to connect other devices.

Your Hotel with Wi-fi in Rapallo is Best Western Hotel Tigullio Royal Rapallo to browse with your Smartphone, iPad, Tablet and Notebook

Classic Room
Classic Room at Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel suits perfectly the needs of all types of travelers, from couples looking for relaxation to business travelers. By choosing this room you will have guaranteed all the essential servicies provided by Tigullio Royal and you will have free access to all rooms of the hotel with consequent use of various services. Reserving a Classic room at Tigullio Royal, you have always included an international breakfast buffet in the panoramic terrace overlooking the sea and the exclusive pillow menu. With Herbal tea set / tea room
Superior Room
Superior rooms at Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel are spacious and bright, rich in servicies, which will convey all the beauty of the Gulf of Tigullio since awakening. With exclusive partial view of the Gulf of Tigullio from the balcony. Superior room reservation also includes the ability to take advantage of the exclusive pillow menu and buffet breakfast on the terrace overlooking the sea.
Deluxe Room
Deluxe rooms at Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel in Rapallo are exclusive rooms that can give you a perfect holiday in Liguria, thank to their balcony and seaview. Many additional amenities and unique services will be provided to you, starting from the unmissable welcome of our reception team. All the services that you can find in Deluxe Room at Tigullio Hotel: Kit with prestigious high-quality beauty products signed Vrai de Fragonnard; nightly turndown service; view of the Gulf of Tigullio from the balcony of the room; exclusive selection of teas and herbal teas in your room. Reserving a Deluxe room at the Hotel Tigullio have also included the breakfast buffet in the panoramic terrace overlooking the sea and the exclusive pillow menu, described in detail with the material in the room upon arrival.
Junior Suite
A unique room proposal from Best Western Tigullio Royal is the Junior Suite with its services and the convenience angle, day and night can make a living with kids. ue to the unique service offered within the Tigullio Hotel Junior Suite you can be sure of a memorable stay in Rapallo. Junior Suite Services: fine selection of teas and herbal tea in the room; welcome drink on arrival; sleeping area and living area with direct views of the Ligurian Sea and the Gulf of Tigullio; welcome kit with prestigious beauty products of high quality Vrai Fragonnard; evening turn-down. Reserving a room at the Hotel Tigullio you will have also included the breakfast buffet in the panoramic terrace overlooking the sea and the exclusive pillow menu, described in detail with the material in the room upon arrival.
The suite overlooking the sea in comfort and relaxation in Rapallo for a privileged view of the Riviera. The suite proposed by Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel is the ideal solution for those seeking an exclusive location to spend their stay in Rapallo and enjoy the seaview from a favourable point. A unique location for a 4 star hotel in Liguria: the structure of the Suite Hotel Tigullio Royal in Rapallo makes at your disposal an exclusive private balcony, where you can spend pleasant hours in contact with the Ligurian Sea and whole its beauty. Inside the Hotel Tigullio Royal Suite you can find: balcony overlooking the Gulf of Tigullio; Kit with a selection of products designed to Vrai Fragonnard; a selection of the best blends of tea and herbal tea in the room; nightly turndown service; exclusive welcome basket with fresh fruit and sparkling wine in the room. Reserving the Suite in Rapallo Hotel Tigullio have included breakfast in the rooftop terrace, overlooking the sea of the Riviera and the exclusive pillow menu.

Are you looking for an accommodation in Rapallo? Choose your room at the Hotel Tigullio Royal! Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel is a charming 4 star hotel in Rapallo located in the middle of Tigullio’s Gulf, it offers to its guests 32 elegant, modern and very comfortable rooms. 

Independently from which type of room you choose for your vacation into the marvelous Riviera Ligure, there are some guaranteed services offered by the hotel. In fact, every room has at your disposal conditioned air, small fridge, strongbox, internet wi fi, TV LCD with satellite and Mediaset Premium (a kind of Italian pay TV). Bathrooms have a bath or a shower and are equipped with hair drier and beauty kit.

Comforts and in-room Facilities offered by the Tigullio Royal Hotel

Air conditioning, non-smoking rooms, satellite TV, anti-allergy rooms, LCD TV, safe, pay Tv & Mediaset Premium, sea view, internet: Wi-Fi, balcony, telephone and minibar.

Woman Room

Ideal for women travelling for work or pleasure, alone or with friends, includes: professional hair dryer, magnifying mirror, l'Occitane beauty kit, kettle with complimentary tea, bio corner and many other unique care 

Tigullio Royal Hotel: for a well-being experience in Rapallo

The Best Western Tigullio Royal Rapallo 4 star Hotel has a modern wellness area totally dedicate to your rehabilitation through delicate massages and modern aesthetic treatments for body and face.

At the wellness area of the hotel you can choose and book treatments with high quality products.

Take this chance to take care of yourself amongst an elegant and comfortable atmosphere. You will be totally relaxed and in the hands of our expert and professional staff.

Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel: your relax oasis in the heart of Liguria!

Meeting Room & Business Corner

Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel is the ideal location for business meetings of any kind, ranging from meeting organization to meeting details. The hotel offers two types of meeting room:

Meeting Room Rapallo (50 mt. From our hotel): The meeting room can accommodate up to 50 people, is equipped with free Wi-Fi, projector, sound system.You can also receive service as coffee breaks and lunch, catering service managed directly by the Meeting Room, where you can choose various buffets and lunches;

Business Corner, in our structure: the room can accommodate up to 10 people, is equipped with free Wi-Fi, projector, LCD TV, sound system and delete products. It 's the ideal solution for small and exclusive meetings.

For any further information or to book your meeting room, you can send an email to the following e-mail adress: marketing@hoteltigullioroyal.it or contact the hotel at number 0185. 273805. Our staff will feel at ease any your request.

Book your meeting by contacting the front desk at the Best Western Hotel Tigullio Royal!


Are you interested in Rapallo tourist information? Find out Rapallo with the suggestions of Tigullio Royal

Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel is an enchanting 4 stars hotel in Rapallo, Riviera Ligure - Italy.

Tigullio Royal Hotel is convenient to discover Tourist and travel information of Golfo of Tigullio.

Tigullio Royal Hotel is located in Rapallo, on the Riviera di Levante, near picturesque Santa Margherita, Portofino, Camogli and Sestri Levante.

Cinque Terre are just a short and enchantingly scenic train or boat ride away.

Tigullio Royal Hotel is located in the central Piazza IV Novembre on the Vittorio Veneto waterfront.

The proximity of numerous sites of historical and cultural interest makes this hotel in Rapallo the ideal starting point for your journey through the celebrated Ligurian Riviera.

Golf & tennis Club Rapallo. 1 km

Santa Margherita Ligure, 3 km

Zoagli, 3 km

Portofino & San Fruttuoso, 7 km

Rapallo, 25 km

Genoa, 35 km

Cinque Terre, by boat or train

Sestri Levante, a town between two seas

Sestri Levante is a town that located at 25 kilometers from Rapallo and is known as the City between two seas, nickname given thank to its unique geographical position.

Sestri Levante, in fact, lies beyond the ‘isthmus that divides the territory of the Bay of Fables from the flood plain provided over the centuries by Grumolo stream that flows within these lands.

Given this particular hydrogeological configuration the city has developed two distinct sections: the oldest part between the two bays and the isthmus; and the most modern and equipped (by the touristic point of view), developed in rather hinterland area. Certainly the one that attracts myriads of tourists every year, is he most striking and rich in history and ancient traditions.

There are many legends associated with this City, first of all the one related with Hans Christian Andersen, the famous children's story author, that gave the name to the Bay of Fables, and stayed in this City and find inspiration for some of his stories.

There are many sites that can be visited such as the numerous works of religious architecture, and those for military and civil architecture.

Definitely a place not to miss that Best Western Hotel Tigullio Royal will tell you in detail with curious anecdotes and advice!

Golf & Tennis Club in Rapallo

Only half mile away from Best Western Hotel Tigullio Royal there is the Rapallo Golf & Tennis Club that offers you one of the most wonderful sport experience along the Ligurian coast. This club represent an excellence in Italy that offers you a great and professional challenge. For golf lovers Hotel Tigullio Royal propose and agreement which permit you to enjoy the club at an exclusive price. 

Pride of sport establishment in Rapallo the Golf & Tennis club of Rapallo propose a 18-hole golf course and is surely a reference point or this sport all around the world for he quality of the path and its unique position. In fact, the site enjoys the embrace of the Ligurian mountains and trees that protect it from the cold winter winds of the north, while the sea breeze gives a pleasant ventilation which reduces the heat in the summer months.

The History of the club

The Golf & Tennis Club Rapallo was established in 1931 and has a great tradition in tourism thanks to its well-kept beaches and equipped, to its cozy harbor and at angles of striking beauty.

The route was established in nine holes but soon the field, which in the meantime was a great success, given the growing number of members and visitors, both Italian and foreign, is insufficient, in 1970, alongside the ancient bell tower of monastery of Valle Christi, work began to expand the 18-hole course. Since then, begins a new journey of great success and recognition; Rapallo become one of the most spectacular in Italy, for the beauty of their holes and the presence of old trees with their fronds contribute significantly to beautify and distinguish all areas of the court.

Rapallo, a castle in front of the sea

Rapallo, with its centuries of history and magnificent monuments is rightly considered the pearl

of the Gulf of Tigullio. Its picturesque and colourful centre enraptures tourists seeking excellent food, culture and top quality bathing establishments.

Close to the city centre, perhaps in the shade of the 16th century Castle on the Sea, visitors are easily seduced by the beauty of the Chiosco della Musica liberty style, the sumptuous monument dedicated to Christopher Columbus adjacent to the port, or the enchanting Hannibal Bridge, built in an unmistakeable Romanesque style.

Rapallo also offers the opportunity to admire its medieval towers, the most important of which is undoubtely the recently restored Civic Tower, and various religious monuments including the church of St. Francis of Assisi and the Marian Shrine of Montallegro, which can be reached in around ten minutes using the funicular and from which visitors can enjoy a splendid view.

A relaxing stroll through the colourful alleyways of the city inevitably leads to the lace museum (Museo del Pizzo) at the beautiful Villa Tigullio, and to the Attilio and Cleofe Gaffoglio museum, which occupies the former convent of the Clarissa nuns and exhibits many collections of gold, porcelain and ivory objects.

Just at three hundred metres from the motorway exit, there is the Rapallo Golf Club, where you can enjoy the challenges of one of the best golf courses in the country. The club is an unmissable destination for golf lovers staying at the Hotel Tigullio Royal in Rapallo and has a discount agreement with the hotel.

In the area around the Gulf of Tigullio there is a wide choice of activities for horse-riding enthusiasts, with the Rapallo riding-school providing an excellent base. 


Known and appreciated seaside resort, Zoagli is famous for its pedestrian cliff near the sea built in the thirties of the twentieth century with the financial contribution of the inhabitants of the territory. Here there are also several natural forest paths, features Creuze Ligurian, and trails that allow from the city center to reach the villages and localities of the municipality.

One of the paths is traced on the ancient Roman road called "the five towers" because of it connects the fractional ancient churches of San Pietro di Rovereto, Semorile, San Pantaleo, Saint Ambrose in the middle of St. Martin for a total of about twelve kilometers. Another woodland path allows the connection between the fraction of Semorile and the sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro, - in the town of Rapallo - along the river of the same name, and after passing the crossing point of the hip and Mount Castle.

Santa Margherita Ligure

3 km from Rapallo is located Santa Margherita Ligure , a little town of approximately 9 thousand inhabitants which is also located on the East Coast and specifically in the inner part of the Gulf of Tigullio. The whole country is surrounded by lush Mediterranean vegetation and is joined to the territory of Portofino thanks to sumptuous villas with gardens that stand out on the Dolphin Coast. 

Within the municipality of Santa Margherita Ligure is also part of the natural protected area of Portofino. Despite Santa Margherita Ligure is a country there are many things to see tourist ofinterest that can turn back to the particular history of this whole area, traceable since Roman times. 

From the architectural point of view there are buildings of great cultural value that enrich even more this area already rich in nature and views. Do not miss the Basilica of St. Margaret of Antioch Parish-Shrine of Our Lady of the Rose and the parish church of St James Court, the parish church of San Siro, the Church of the Capuchin Friars. Also interesting are the many speakers who find space within the urban context such as the Oratory of Our Lady of the Addolorata, the Oratory of Our Lady of Suffrage and the Oratory of St. Bernard and Lucy. 

Leaving aside the religious context also with regard to the civil architecture of the housing can be found very valuable places like Villa Durazzo Centurion and the marble monument to Christopher Columbus. The Castle of Santa Margherita Ligure and the Castle of Paraggi are then two steps required for those who want to know these lands and all their secrets. 

Although the artistic beauty are also many in Santa Margherita Ligure the most beautiful and spectacular nature, which is surely finds its highest expression in the beauty that is typical. In addition to the typical Mediterranean vegetation can be found along the coasts are in fact a lot of the details that enrich the visit of odors and aromas, and unique in their peculiarity. 

Ask the staff to Best Western Hotel Tigullio Royal the right route to Santa Margherita Ligure and things not to be missed!

Portofino, Levante’s pearl

At 7 miles from the Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel, along the picturesque coast road, you will reach what is now the smallest and most typical Ligurian fishing village, Portofino.

Portofino is known to the world to be full of beauty and atmosphere that undoubtedly come from the homonymous marine reserve that develop from the village and cover the surface of up to 6 surrounding municipalities.

Portofino is located in the western part of the Gulf of Tigullio and has preserved a particular habitat that can be explored through scuba diving and guided tours by local people. Despite the small size of this country, it is characterized by the peculiarity of the place, recalling the history of Liguria in every street and back to a bygone era.

Do not miss the Brown Palace and Punta Chiappa Battery.

For information on tours to visit the village and how make it ask to the staff of Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel !

Guided tours: from Rapallo to Portofino and San Fruttuoso

Rapallo and the Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel enjoy a privileged position, that allow spectacular view over the Gulf of Tigullio and the possibility to visit all the Region Liguria, with all its picturesque corners that have made it known all around the word, with short journeys by car or public transportation.

The itinerary that allows you to reach Portofino and San Fruttuoso, two of the most rustic and traditional places in Liguria, is definitely one of the most beautiful, with its overview and the traditions that can be touched all around.

The Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel organizes guided tours in these places that allow you to discover perfect corners of unspoiled nature in a comfortable way. In particular, there is a cruise to reach Portofino and San Fruttuoso.

At 200 meters from the Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel in Rapallo, there is in fact a boarding boats from which you can take a cruise and get the bay of Portofino. The output also includes a stop on the mainland to discover the beauties of the country with a walk in the historic square until finally arriving at Faro Brown Castle, known throughout the world for its particular location.

The trip to San Fruttuoso take only a few minutes by boat. There you can visit the famous Abbey of St. Fruttuoso, the Tomb of the Doria and the Christ of the Abyss, the bronze sculpture from 1954, placed on the seabed of the bay of San Fruttuoso, precisely 15 meters deep. The statue was placed at that point under decision or Marcante Duilio, in memory of Darius Gonzatti, after he lost his life during a dive at this point. The statue is approximately 2.50 meters high and was built by sculptor Guido Galletti.

Also striking is the way back, that allows you to admire the view of the two villages from the sea, unique in the world.

Liguria is surely plenty of places to visit. To help you better organize your stay, Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel offers you a selection of tours and excursions in nearby areas. Visiting the page on every trip you can also download a reminder to take with you!

Locations near Rapallo:

Genoa, the city on the sea

Just 40 km from Rapallo, Genoa has always been a city of art and culture as well as important seaport.

During last years, the city center has been able to re-evaluate its immense artistic and cultural heritage: the contrast of palaces built at different times, the shops of the ancient arts of ceramics and metal work, the inimitable and delicious culinary delights, determine the character of a town that gathers to himself all the flavors of the Mediterranean.

A must is a visit to the Lighthouse Tower, the magnificent lighthouse that rises about eighty feet above sea level, and the pleasant walk along the famous Corso Italy that leads the village of Boccadasse auction.

The Aquarium of Genoa is an element of extreme modernity in the historical context of the Old Port, the flagship of the recent restructuring of the town, has 72 tanks and exhibits an extraordinary variety of marine species including sharks, dolphins, turtles, seals, reptiles and the amazing penguin pool.

The Galata Museo del Mare, which opened in 2004, is most probably the largest permanent multimedia exhibition dedicated to the Mediterranean and the evolution of the navy. The Palazzo Ducale in Genoa, was the seat of the Doge's oldest republic, which now is in its rooms painted a rich program of exhibitions, debates and conferences.

Genova fair is an element of great importance in the economic life of the city: an entire exhibition area of the sea based among other things, the famous boat show.

Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre are certainly one of the most known and most fascinating places of all the Ligurian coast carrying another dimension made of sea time and respect, as well as old buildings and missed atmosphere.

Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel put at your disposal the wonderful and typical marine places method to travel.... the boat.

Leaving from Rapallo by boat you can get from Monterosso to Riomaggiore where you can see and capture an overall view of the Cinque Terre unique, full of magic and frozen in time. The guided tour includes a walk into the well known Way of Love, where couples in love went walking looking for a magical atmosphere.

After a short break, the tourist can have a meal with typical Ligurian specialties at a bar located right in the middle of Cinque Terre where he can taste and enjoy the exclusive products of the earth and sea with an exceptional view directly overlooking the sea.

After enjoying the best lunch and have sufficiently admired the beautiful views to the scheduled visit by the Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel Rapallo suddenly expected to be carried by train from Manarola to Corniglia where you can visit the village and then move back to the edge of a another train from Vernazza to Monterosso, where you can still see these places.

The return will then contemplate the inland areas with a train ride from Monterosso and Rapallo where your 4 star hotel will welcome you with a great dinner and an exceptional treatment.

Guided tours of the Best Western Hotel Tigullio Royal:

Porto Venere and scuba diving

One of the key attractions of the Liguria’s region is definitely the sea that here takes the name of the Ligurian Sea and the charm of the Mediterranean one.

Best Western Hotel Tigullio Royal propose an exclusive trip that include diving to explore the seabed in this area where it becomes full of surprises. Leaving from Rapallo and embarking on the quay near the Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel in a few minutes you can reach the island of Palmaria, exclusive resort located within a regional nature reserve that provides spectacular scenery for those who love scuba diving.

The island of Palmaria, despite its reduced surface, is the largest of the archipelago of La Spezia and Portovenere is separated by a short stretch of sea that is not by chance called Boka. The others islands are Tino and Tinetto. The Island is part of the municipality of Porto Venere and, thanks to its special flora and fauna, part of the Regional Park with the same name.

There are many things not to miss in these territories, but certainly the most exclusive area that can be found is the one that refers to marine life, and in particular that can be found in the neighborhood of the island. A real pearl of beauty that, thanks to the careful protection, remains a privileged oasis. Ask to Best Western Hotel Tigullio Royal’s Staff a detailed map of where you can book them and how to dive!

Buffet Breakfast

An international buffet: The best way to start your day

A good breakfast, served with a smile, is certainly the best way to start your day. And we want to offer to you the best start every day with four simple principles:

QUALITY: Coffee and cappuccino are always made at the time, from the angle of the selected mixtures and pastries with brioche, muffins and cakes prepared exclusively by our kitchen. Careful selection of meats, cheeses, eggs and pies and our famous focaccia, smooth or erbe. Big choice of cereals (classical or wholemeal), yogurt (whole or nonfat), jam and fresh fruit in the morning.

SERVICE: helpful and kind personal, to satisfy every request;

CHOICE: We have what you want. There is no better choice;

SATISFACTION: breakfast at the Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel is made for the satisfaction of our guests.

The corner of Gluten Free products for guests with gluten intolerance

And also new: Best Western Tigullio Royal Hotel has been selected by the AIC (Italian Celiac Association) for its corner gluten free: a rich selection of products chosen for guests with gluten intolerance.

You can also enjoy your breakfast on our terrace overlooking the sea on the Gulf of Tigullio.

The breakfast service is available from 7:30 to 10.00. Possibility of breakfast service room with surcharge till 11.00.


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By Train:
From Rapallo railway station, walk along Corso Italia for 150 m, then turn right into Corso Matteotti and 50 m further on left into Via Monsignor Giustiniani. Piazza IV Novembre, the site of the hotel, is 100 m ahead. A bus and taxi service is available from the station.

By Air:
Genoa's “Cristoforo Colombo” airport is 35 km from Rapallo.
The Hotel Tigullio Royal can be reached by taxi or by using public transport.
Once outside the airport, use the Volabus shuttle to reach Genoa Central Station, then the regional train service to Rapallo. Then see BY TRAIN.
Pisa’s “Galileo Galilei” airport is, instead, 87 miles (140 km) from Rapallo.
Take the A12 highway towards Firenze/Genova/Pisa Nord, then the exit for Rapallo.

By Car:
From the motorway (A7 Milan-Genoa or A12 Genoa-Livorno) leave at Rapallo and continue for 300 m towards the sea along Via Sant’Anna; turn left onto Corso Mameli, continue for 700 m and turn right onto Via della Libertà. The Hotel Tigullio Royal is at Piazza IV Novembre no. 3.

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