Royal Hotel - Sanremo

Liguria, Sanremo

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5 * Board Upgrade Central Close to Beach Historic Traditional

  • A well-established hotel set in its own subtropical park with splendid sea views
  • Close to the centre of Sanremo with wonderful guest rooms and facilities

The well-established white façade of the Royal Hotel stands immersed amongst its own subtropical park of 16,000 square meters. With splendid views over the sea, it is set back only 200 metres from the promenade and the sandy beach, and approximately 500 metres from the centre of Sanremo, where its famous liberty-style casino and range of fashion boutiques can be found.

A wonderful seaside hotel that continues to embody tradition and luxury, the Royal Hotel was opened in 1872, by Lorenzo Bertolini, and still belongs to the same family of its creator. The Royal Hotel maintains a very high level of comfort in extremely fine surroundings, and is highly recommended for those seeking a truly relaxing and special holiday on the scenic Italian Riviera. From the lush environment of this oasis, you can easily reach the bright lights of Monte-Carlo and the famous French Riviera, which are a 1 hour drive away.

The hotel boasts a range of facilities including a sun terrace, a heated outdoor seawater pool (normally in use April - October) with a children's section, a pool bar and restaurant serving snacks. There are two further restaurants including the à la carte Restaurant il Giardino where you can dine al fresco during the summer months. Those looking to relax will enjoy the Royal Wellness Centre with treatment rooms, a relaxation area and hydro massage.

The hotel has 127 rooms (official rating 5 star) Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.



Bars & Restaurants


Enjoy the rich buffet breakfast served at Ristorante Fiori di Murano.

Pool Bar Corallina & Bar delle Rose

Pool Bar Corallina is open from April to October serving delicious snacks. 

Bar delle Rose is an ideal place for a pre- or post-dinner drink and live music can be enjoyed during the evening.

Restaurant Corallina

Dress Code: Casual

Corallina has a choice of an informal lunch, snacks or a rich buffet by the swimming pool. From June to September a pizzeria is also available in the evenings.

Restaurant Fiori di Murano

Dress Code: Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers and a jacket is advised.

Restaurant Fiori di Murano offers wonderful panoramic views with precious Murano glass chandeliers.

Taste and Flavours

Enjoy a gastronomic journey in the hands of Chef Moreno Picchietti. He loves to combine the specialities and flavours of land and sea. 

Restaurant Il Giardino

Dress Code: Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers during the evening.

An elegant gourmet restaurant, perfect for alfresco candlelit dining.

Open June - September

Booking in advance is required

Beach & Pools


 A public beach can be found at 150m approx. from the hotel, reachable through steps and payable locally (€40 per day approx., for two sunbeds and umbrella).  

Swimming Pool

The heated outdoor seawater pool has a children's section and is normally in use from April to October.

Spa & Wellness

Royal Wellness Centre

The hotel's wellness centre boasts treatment rooms, a relaxation area, hydromassage, Turkish bath and Vitarium.

Activities & Entertainment

Sports & Activities

The hotel has tennis courts (payable locally) and mini golf.

For Families

Children's Playroom

A playroom is available for children aged 3 to 12 years and the "Smile Club" with attendant during high season.


The hotel has free on-site parking (subject to availability), covered parking (payable locally approx. €16 per day) and a garage (payable locally approx. €27 per day).

About the location

Sanremo is one of Liguria’s most exciting cities, combining Italian Riviera glamour with a lively entertainment scene. From hundreds of dining options to live music events and dramatic cycling festivals, Sanremo has an all-round appeal that makes it a prime choice for a Ligurian holiday. Spread between a bustling seafront and a centro storico set into the hillside, the city boasts an impressive number of attractions, including the famous Pista Ciclabile. This coastal cycle and hiking route is entirely free from traffic and follows the pathway of an abandoned railway as it winds more than 12 miles along the coast to Imperia. There are some great historical sights here too, including a remarkable 20th-century Russian Orthodox church and an atmospheric old town ripe for exploring. If you fancy a bit of relaxation, the city also features a beautiful sandy beachfront.

Sanremo offers up plenty in the way of dining options. The best establishments are generally situated along the roads leading from the seafront, and range from high-end restaurants with enormous and sophisticated menus, to traditional osterie serving just a few daily specials alongside local drinks. We highly recommend trying the local speciality known as sardenara – a focaccia-like pizza dish often flavoured with onion and sardines.

When it comes to exploring the area, Sanremo provides a great position from which to explore the coastline, with Imperia being an easy drive away and the French resort of Cannes situated one hour by car from the city centre.

Transfer Time

The hotel is 1 hour from Nice airport. Return private transfers included. To change your transfers or book car hire instead, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking.
Double Standard Hill View

Max 2 Adults

Twin/Double Rooms have been individually designed and offer a comfortable retreat. 

Size: 20m²

Double Standard Sea View Balcony

Max 2 Adults

Enjoy a large comfortable bed and sea views in the Double Standard Sea View room. 

Size: 20m²

Double Superior Hill View

Max 2 Adults

The Double Superior Hill View room comes with a large comfortable bed and is furnished in its own style.

Size: 25m²

Double Superior Sea View Balcony

Max 2 Adults

Step out onto your private balcony and soak up the sea views in this Double Superior Sea View Balcony room. 

Size: 25m²

Junior Suite

Max 2 Adults

Junior Suites have a front sea view and a bedroom with a seating area.

Size: 30-35m²

Junior Suite Front Sea View Balcony

Max 3 adults

Junior Suites have a front sea view, a lovely balcony and a bedroom with a seating area. 

Size: 30-35m²

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What a lovely hotel experience!

tmurph13, Rush, Ireland

Tripadvisor review Jun 14 2024
What a lovely hotel experience! We had a 5 night stay in a junior suite which has a terrace overlooking the Mediterranean. The room was clean, very well maintained and modern. The bed was very large...
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Old fashion welcome with a modern & welcoming touch.

19Mel41, London, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review May 17 2024
The hotel has a beautiful view of the San Remo sea. As you cast your eyes to the gently lapping waves you also notice the immaculate gardens & a beautiful seawater swimming pool . The Hotel is in an...
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