4 star hotel Hotel Continental Genova

8.7 /10
Average rating
8.7 Average Guest Rating based on 1644 scores, of which 11 with reviews.
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The Hotel Continental in Genoa, a superior 4-star establishment, is located in the old part of the city, near the Principe Station, the Aquarium of Genoa, the Children's City (la Città dei Bambini) and the Magazzini del Cotone Conference Centre. The hotel boasts a restaurant, a garage, a splendid view of the Port of Genoa and the famous Lanterna lighthouse. The hotel, which was completely renovated in 2002, is within walking distance of the city's main points of interest: the Palazzo Ducale, the Carlo Felice Theatre, the Universities, Palazzo Lauro and the Galata Sea Museum. A short taxi ride connects the hotel to the Genoa Exhibition, Brignole Station and Genoa's Cristoforo Colombo airport. The Savoia Hotel is part of the Planetaria Hotels Chain.

The hotel's cosy hall offers an Internet Point with printer and photocopier, a reading area with a rich selection of books, daily newspapers and magazines. In addition, a refreshment corner is provided for guests free of charge where all day long they can enjoy coffee, herbal tea, amari (bitter liqueurs), fruit juices, cocktails and snacks.

Other services on offer are: wi-fi (free wifi just fopr march 2009), pay TV, a laundry service, baby sitting, assistance with booking excursions and visits, and train, air and sea travel.

A private garage with 20 parking spaces is available.

The Continental Hotel has 44 rooms, all with a view of Principe Station and the Port of Genoa. The floors are in light-coloured parquet, furnishings are in precious wood, and all fabrics hark back to the typical shapes and colours of Italian Liberty style. A recent architectural renewal project has brought the original recesses of the window bays and the antique stuccoes in plaster back to the light of day. Some of the rooms feature characteristic “bow windows” with three panes that overlook one of the most famous squares of Genoa. The rooms are fitted with every comfort: independent air conditioning, three telephone lines, satellite TV, internet access, wireless technology throughout the whole hotel, tea and coffee makers, safe and minibar.

Rounding off the choice are the large Executive Rooms, all featuring jacuzzis and a large apartment with kitchen.

The restaurant's menu offers a choice of traditional local dishes and typical Mediterranean cuisine.

The restaurant's kitchen offers delicious specialities including pesto alla genovese, stockfish alla genovese and fish fresh from the market.

The Continental Hotel's restaurant is also open to the general public.

Facilities of Hotel Continental Genova

General
24-Hour Front Desk, Bar, Family Rooms, Pets Allowed, Restaurant
Services
Babysitting/Child Services, Breakfast in the Room, Business Centre, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Room Service, VIP Room Facilities

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8.7 Average Guest Rating based on 1644 scores, of which 11 with reviews.
  • Rooms
  • Cleanliness
  • Staff
  • Services
  • Price/quality

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    Hotel Continental Genova I liked everything about the hotel, especially the friendly and helpful staff.

    9.7

    • Traveller
    • Anonymous, USA
    • February 2012
    Hotel Continental Genova We loved the breakfast - it was possibly the best we had in our 6 week trip. Especially appreciated was the range of fresh fruit and the wide choice. We also appreciated the helpfulness of staff in allowing us to print off train tickets and leave our luggage after check out.

    9.4

    • Senior couple
    • Anonymous, Australia
    • July 2011
    Hotel Continental Genova Location is quite good, near the central station. Rooms were spacios and with very comfy beds. Staff were all very nice and welcoming.

    8.0

    • Senior couple
    • Anonymous, Netherlands
    • December 2010
    Hotel Continental Genova The hotel was so centrally located to Principle Station and Old Town, it couldn't have been better. Staff were very friendly and most helpful. Hotel offered a very nice EU breakfast which I also find a delightful way to start off the day.

    8.3

    • Solo traveller
    • Anonymous, USA
    • April 2010
    Hotel Continental Genova Actually the hotel was better then our expectations based on its description

    9.5

    • Senior couple
    • , Israel
    • September 2008
    Hotel Continental Genova The description of the property's location was the only disappointment. The price for the location was not value; however the quality to price was and would have been appreciated more if it was 20% cheaper because of the location.

    8.6

    • Senior couple
    • Anonymous, Australia
    • September 2007

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    Travel information

    BY CAR: Leave the motorway at the Genova Ovest (Genoa West) exit, and for the city centre (centro città). Follow signs for Stazione Principe (around 2 km). You will find the hotel opposite the station.

    Parking: 20 parking spaces for guests just 70 metres from the hotel.

    Parking charge: € 15.00 per day

    BY TRAIN: when you arrive at Principe Station you will see the hotel in front of you.

    “I liked everything about the hotel, especially the friendly and helpful staff.„
    Traveller USA