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Grand Hotel Royal

Tuscany, Tuscany Coast

  • A stone's throw from the beautiful Viareggio beach
  • Outdoor swimming pool with a poolside bar and towel service
  • A short drive from Pisa, Lucca and the Apuan Alps Park

If you have ever visited Viareggio you will know the iconic Grand Hotel Royal. Its authentic Mediterranean facade is famous along the Tuscan Coast, and the luscious gardens and commanding location on Viareggio’s promenade only add to its grandiose allure. It stands a short walk from the beach, one of the most attractive shorelines on the Tyrrhenian Sea, and offers all the amenities you’ll need for a relaxing stay.

The Grand Hotel Royal is a romantic hotel and has been a firm favourite of Citalia's for many years. From its ideal location just across the road from the beach, to its swimming pool and tennis courts, it’s the perfect spot for couples looking for a well-deserved break. It’s also just a short distance from some of the most beautiful areas in Tuscany, including the famous city of Pisa and the Apuan Alps, which make for perfect day trips.

The hotel has 114 rooms (official rating 4 star). Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.

Saturday arrivals and departures only between 20 Jun - 21 Aug 20 and 19 Jun - 20 Aug 21.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Cocktail Bar degli Arazzi

The Lobby bar is open from 6pm to 12:30am and has an extensive drinks menu.

Please note that the hotel requests that beach wear is not to be worn in the lobby bar.

Restaurant Grand Hotel Royal

Included With: Bed & Breakfast, Half Board

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

Serves a delicious hot and cold buffet breakfast with fresh fruit and pastries. In the evening enjoy superb Tuscan food either in the grand restaurant with an impressive domed ceiling or during the summer months; on the covered terrace, where guests can also enjoy a light lunch between May and September. During the summer, piano music is played twice a week during dinner.

Open 7.30am - 10.30am, 12pm - 4pm (May - September) and 7.30pm - 9.30pm

 

Pool Bar

The poolside bar located in the gardens is open from 10am to 6pm, is fully stocked with an extensive menu of drinks. It also offers a light lunch menu from 12 – 4pm, with daily specials from the chef.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool


Located in the hotel's lush gardens, the fresh water swimming pool measures 12 x 25 metres and is equipped with sun loungers and parasols. 

Normally in use 01 May - 30 September from 10am - 6pm. With poolside bar and towel service.

Beach


Beach charges are included (normally in use 01 May - 30 September). Guests will receive 1 umbrella and 2 deck chairs per room - sunbeds are available at an extra charge, payable locally

Activities & Entertainment

Bicycle Hire

Payable locally, approx. €3 per hour or €8 per day

About the location
Holidays to Viareggio are perfect for those looking to combine a beach holiday with a cultural adventure. Golden beaches meet Art Déco architecture in one of the best known Tuscan beach resorts. Touring the surrounding areas, you’ll come face to face with Pisa, home of the famous leaning tower, and the medieval town of Lucca, where you can immerse yourself in Italian history.

Viareggio was once the go to destination for Italy’s rich and famous. The composer Puccini lived here in the early 1900s and the villa he built now houses a museum dedicated to his life and music. Nowadays, Viareggio attracts a wide range of holidaymakers. As dusk approaches, many tourists join the locals on their passeggiata, or evening walk along the seafront promenade. Here, families and friends come together and socialise, sometimes sharing a glass of wine or a gelato along the way.
Transfer time
The hotel is 30 minutes from Pisa airport. Return private transfers included. To change your transfers or book car hire instead, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking.
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Classic Twin Room

Max 2 adults

Located on the first and second floors and at the back of the hotel without a view, these rooms are much quieter than the sea view rooms. They feature either twin beds or a double bed.

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Twin Side Sea View Room

Max 2 adults

These rooms have a large window with views over the Viareggio streets and a side view of the sea. They feature either twin beds or a double bed.

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Twin Front Sea View Room

Max 3 adults

These rooms have panoramic views of the sea. They feature either twin beds or a double bed. Some Front Sea View rooms can accommodate a third bed (please call to book).

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Twin Front Sea View and Balcony Room

Max 2 adults

Twin Front Sea View & Balcony Rooms feature twin beds or a double bed and a small balcony with a table and two chairs with a panoramic view of the sea.

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Single Room

Max 1 adult

Single Rooms are located at the back of the hotel without a view, but are much quieter than the rooms facing the seafront. They feature a single bed.

Free Night Offer

1 free night for stays of 7 nights or more completed by 19 September - 31 October 2020.

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Grand building with great views.
danxs, Scarborough
Tripadvisor review Feb 21 2020
Visited June 2019 and had a wonderful stay. Booked a room at the front of the hotel with a balcony. The rooms are very grand with high ceilings and tasteful decor. The balcony was on the small side...
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Trish G, Westport, Ireland
Tripadvisor review Oct 08 2019
I stayed in this fabulous hotel for 5 nights in a beautiful sea view bedroom overlooking a stunning beach. The room was enormous and exceptionally clean. We were greeting by very friendly helpful...
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