Grand Hotel Miramare
5 Star Luxury – Santa Margherita Ligure

Via Milite Ignoto, 30 16038 Santa Margherita Ligure GE Italy

Overview & highlights

Grand Hotel Miramare has been a symbol of the Italian Riviera since 1903, one of the first Grand Hotels on the Portofino Coast.

Since 1945, the hotel has belonged to the Fustinoni family, who have always keenly sought to satisfy the needs of their international customers, as they did for Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, for whom they especially created a honeymoon suite.

For panoramic views of the Italian Riviera, access to a private beach, exceptional dining and elegantly decorated rooms, experienced travelers choose the Grand Hotel Miramare. The hotel offers impeccable service to its customers in an environment rich in atmosphere and equipped with all modern luxury comforts.

The white liberty building, surrounded by a luxurious tropical garden, dominates the Tigullio gulf.  Grand Hotel Miramare celebrities have included King Hussein of Jordan, King Constantine of Greece, Prince and Princess Ranier of Monaco and Sophia Loren. 


Located in Santa Margherita Ligure, panoramically situated between Rapallo and Portofino.  Easily reached by all means of transport the hotel is the ideal base from which to explore the coast and the hinterland of the Tugullio area, which includes enchanting Portofino and the natural treasures of the natural park and protected marine area, the fascinating coastal towns on the Golfo Paradiso and the Cinque Terre which is a Unesco World Heritage site.

How to arrive

By Air:  Santa Margherita Ligure is just 42 km from Genova Cristoforo Colombo International Airport and around 140 km from Pisa International Airport.

By car:  Santa Margherita Ligure is a two-hour drive from Milan, Turin, Florence and Nice.

A12 motorway, Rapallo exit

– 32 km from Genoa

– 75 km from La Spezia

The Grand Hotel Miramare is 6 km from the motorway toll station, in the direction of Portofino.

Alternative Panoramic Route

Guests arriving from Genoa can enjoy a 13 km panoramic drive to the GRAND HOTEL MIRAMARE by exiting at the Recco motorway toll station and proceeding towards La Spezia on the Aurelia road. At San Lorenzo della Costa, turn right and down to the seafront roundabout (Piazza Vittorio Veneto) in Santa Margherita Ligure. Turn right at the roundabout in the direction of Portofino, reaching the MIRAMARE after 1 km 

By Train: Santa Margherita Ligure is served by a railway station just 1 km from the GRAND HOTEL MIRAMARE

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