Belmond Hotel Splendido
5 Star Luxury – Portofino

Belmond Splendido Mare Via Roma, 2 16034 Portofino GE Italy

Overview & highlights

Belmond Hotel Splendido & Splendido Mare  – 5 Star Luxury in Portofino

The view from Hotel Splendido is breathtaking: surrounded by stunning gardens the hotel looks down upon the charming harbour. Hotel Splendido has just the right blend of beauty, style, comfort and luxury service. Swim and sunbathe by the beautiful pool, pamper yourself at the Spa, enjoy a cocktail at the bar or on your own private terrace and treat yourself to gourmet meals at La Terrazza Restaurant.

In the village, on the celebrated little Piazzetta, you’ll find the intimate Splendido Mare with just 16 rooms and suites. The Chuflay Restaurant is the perfect spot for people watching and to experience Ligurian cuisine at its best.  Both hotel locations share all luxury amenities and a frequent shuttle bus takes you between the two.

This prestigious hotel has played host to the ‘who’s who’ of international celebrities and noble families over the years.  From Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in 1954, Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton in 1967 to more recent times hosting Nancy Reagan, Steven Spielberg, Michael J. Fox, Steve Martin, Tom Hanks, Hilary Swank, Madonna, Calvin Klein, Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney just to name a few.  Hotel Splendido and Splendido Mare offer the ultimate luxury stay in Portofino. 


Hotel Splendido is located amid verdant woodlands overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and the bay of Portofino.  It is possible to walk into town or to take the hotel’s free shuttle bus that departs every 20 minutes.

Splendido Mare is located right on the renowned square by the sea, in the vibrant heart of Portofino.

How to arrive

By Air: Genoa International Airport ‘GOA’ (37 km/23 miles), 45 minutes drive to the Hotel.

By Train: Rapallo (8 km) or Santa Margherita (5 km) railway stations Trains from Milan, Florence, Rome, then by taxi to the Hotel

By Car: Motorway A12 – Exit: Rapallo Direction Santa Margherita and Portofino (20 min. drive)

By Helicopter: Helicopter transfer from/to Rapallo and private car transfer to the hotel which taxes approximately 15 minutes.

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