Hotel Continental Genoa

 4 stars
Via Arsenale Di Terra, 1, Genoa, Italy, 16126  show mapSave
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4.2
out of 5
Exceptional
Based on  302 reviews
Other tourist attractions, i liked ts proximity to the railway station as my wife and just across the road.
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Overview

The Hotel Continental Genova, is a four-star establishment located in the old part of the city, near Principe Station, the Aquarium of Genoa, the Children's City (la Citta dei Bambini) and the Magazzini del Cotone Conference Centre. The hotel features a unique blend of modern comforts and traditional hospitality in historic surroundings.

The hotel was completely renovated in 2002 and is one of the oldest hotels in the area with a splendid view of the Port of Genoa and the famous Lanterna lighthouse. Italian Liberty style and architecture provide a fascinating atmosphere.

All 44 guestrooms of the Continental Hotel are designed elegantly and furnished with modern amenities, offering spectacular views of the Principe Station and the Port of Genoa. Some of the rooms feature characteristic 'bow windows' with three panes that overlook one of the most famous squares of Genoa.

The Continental Hotel's on-site restaurant offers a menu that combines traditional local dishes with typical Mediterranean cuisine.

The Hotel Continental Genova is 2km from the Principe Railway Station and 5.6km away from Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport.

Number of rooms   44.

hotel Hotel Continental Genoa Genoa location

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.4km
  • Airport Cristoforo Colombo - 6.8km
  • Train Station: Genova Piazza Principe - 100 m, Genova Brignole - 2.2km
  • Underground station: Principe/metro - 300 m, Darsena/metro - 500 m
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Rooms

The Continental Hotel’s guestrooms include its single, double and family rooms. Each room features the following as standard: Wi-Fi/wireless internet, air conditioning/heating, mini-bar, tea/coffee makers, a safe deposit box and cable/satellite TV. All guestrooms are non-smoking. A complimentary breakfast is included with your booking. Note: Double rooms for single occupancy do not include breakfast service and it costs EUR 20. There are comfortable family rooms. One child under two stays free of charge in a baby cot. Pets are allowed on request, no extra charges. Babysitting facility is available on request.

Dining options

The on-site restaurant offers a menu that combines traditional local dishes with typical Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant also offers delicious specialties including pesto alla genovese, stockfish alla genovese and fish fresh from the market. The breakfast included with your booking is served by the restaurant every morning. If breakfast was included with your room you can ask it to be delivered. The Continental Hotel's restaurant is also open to the general public.

The hotel provides refreshment corner for guests free of charge where all day long they can enjoy coffee, herbal tea, amari (bitter liqueurs), fruit juices, cocktails and snacks.

The hotel Continental Genova provides visitors with a free buffet breakfast. 

Work

The 24-hour business center is located in the hotel’s hall and includes an internet point, a printer/photocopier/scanner/fax.

For meetings, banquets and special events at your disposal is the adjacent Grand Hotel Savoia with its seven conference rooms that suit your needs.

Leisure

The hotel’s cozy hall offers a reading area with a rich selection of books, daily newspapers and magazines. The hotel also offers assistance with booking excursions and visits, train, air and sea travel.

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is EUR 24 per day.

Services
  • Ticket service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  11 pm

Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

The Continental Hotel’s guestrooms include its single, double and family rooms. Each room features the following as standard: Wi-Fi/wireless internet, air conditioning/heating, mini-bar, tea/coffee makers, a safe deposit box and cable/satellite TV. All guestrooms are non-smoking. A complimentary breakfast is included with your booking. Note: Double rooms for single occupancy do not include breakfast service and it costs EUR 20. There are comfortable family rooms. One child under two stays free of charge in a baby cot. Pets are allowed on request, no extra charges. Babysitting facility is available on request.

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                                  What's nearby

                                  What's nearby.

                                  The hotel is near Christopher Columbus Monument, Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace), Bigo, Palazzo di San Giorgio, the Aquarium of Genoa, the Children's City (la Citta dei Bambini) and the Magazzini del Cotone Conference Centre.

                                  It is within walking distance of the city's main points of interest: 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 Cristoforo Colombo Airport.

                                  Attractions for Tourists
                                  • Genova aquarium
                                    700 m
                                  Popular areas
                                  • City Center
                                    1.3km
                                  • City Center
                                    1.3km
                                  General
                                  • Piazza De Ferrari
                                    1.3km
                                  Train Stations
                                  • Genova Piazza Principe
                                    200 m
                                  • Genova Brignole
                                    2.1km
                                  Convention Centers
                                  • Fiera di Genova
                                    2.8km
                                  Monuments and Landmarks
                                  • Palazzo Ducale
                                    1.2km
                                  Stadiums
                                  • Luigi Ferraris
                                    2.3km
                                  Museums
                                  • Palazzo Rosso
                                    900 m
                                  • Genoa Museum
                                    1.3km
                                  Theaters
                                  • Vaillant Palace
                                    2.6km
                                  Underground Railway Stations
                                  • Principe/metro
                                    300 m
                                  • Darsena/metro
                                    400 m
                                  • Dinegro/metro
                                    900 m
                                  • San Giorgio/metro
                                    900 m
                                  • De Ferrari/metro
                                    1.3km
                                  • S. Agostino/metro
                                    1.5km
                                  • Brin/metro
                                    2.6km

                                  Local Attractions

                                  • La casa di Cristoforo Colombo
                                    1.5km
                                    Vico Dritto di Ponticello, Genoa
                                  • Piazza Sarzano
                                    1.5km
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                                  • Museo di Sant'Agostino
                                    1.5km
                                    Piazza Sarzano 35/R, Genoa
                                  • Campopisano
                                    1.6km
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                                  • Parco Avventura Genova Righi
                                    1.7km
                                    Via Cima di San Pantaleo, Genoa

                                  Near the hotel

                                  • Galata Museo del Mare
                                    340 m
                                    Calata De Mari, 1, Genoa
                                  • Castello d'Albertis
                                    260 m
                                    Corso Dogali 18, Genoa
                                  • Montegalletto's Elevator (Ascensore Montegalletto)
                                    260 m
                                    Corso Dogali 25, Genoa
                                  • Royal Palace Museum (Museo di Palazzo Reale)
                                    340 m
                                    Via Balbi 10, Genoa
                                  • Genoa Aquarium
                                    780 m
                                    Area Porto Antico, Genoa
                                  • Villa del Principe
                                    420 m
                                    Piazza del Principe 4, Genoa
                                  • Biblioteca Universitaria di Genova
                                    430 m
                                    Via Balbi 3, Genoa

                                  Restaurants Nearby

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                                    Phone: +39 010 267036

                                  • E Prie de Ma

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                                    Food: Pizza

                                    110 m
                                    via Balbi 182 r
                                  • Ristorante Trieste

                                    Food: Italian

                                    120 m
                                    Via Balbi 157

                                    Phone: +39 (0)102462645

                                  Getting there.

                                  Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport is a 15 minute ride by taxi or the public shuttle service which departs from the airport's arrivals area and arrives directly at the Principe Station.

                                  Otherwise it is easily reached by car: leave the motorway at the Genova Ovest (Genoa West) exit and for the city center (centro citta). Follow signs for Stazione Principe (around 2km). The hotel is opposite the station.

                                  Getting around.

                                  The Principe Railway Station is Genova is 2km away. When you arrive at the Principe Station you will see the hotel in front of you. The hotel has a private garage with 20 parking spaces available for the price of EUR 20 per day.

                                  Hotel Continental Genova Reviews

                                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Continental Genova

                                  Average guest rating

                                  4.2
                                  out of 5
                                  Exceptional
                                  Based on 302 reviews

                                  Rating by category:

                                  Dining
                                  4.4
                                  Value
                                  4.2
                                  Service
                                  4.1
                                  Location
                                  4.4
                                  Rooms
                                  4.4

                                  Individual guest reviews

                                  • Near station major sites and suggested a nice beach a short train ride away. The hotel staff are friendly and its rooms are large. Breakfast buffet is adequate.

                                    The location is not noisy.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.7
                                    • Location
                                      4
                                    • Rooms
                                      5
                                    • Value
                                      5
                                  • Location was great for us and hotel staff were very accommodating. The front desk were particularly good, courteous and obliging, the receptionists were excellent. The room was very clean, spacious, the breakfast was very good also.

                                    Hence, the view was quite poor and windows shut was very noisy.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.2
                                    • Location
                                      2
                                    • Rooms
                                      4
                                    • Service
                                      5
                                    • Value
                                      5
                                    • Dining
                                      5
                                  • The location perfect for us, convenient for railway station and this hotel is absolutely a good value for your money. Staff is friendly and helpfull, room and bath are spacious, the breakfast is complimentary.

                                    An excellent oasis of luxury in a busy city, up a hill and the lobby was very small. Internet was quite slow.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.7
                                    • Location
                                      5
                                    • Rooms
                                      4
                                    • Service
                                      5
                                    • Value
                                      5
                                  • Perfect location for coming/ and convenient for train station Good price Clean. The hotel décor was lovely and staff understood &. Our room was large and the elevator was charming.

                                    Genoa is a pretty unattractive city, grubby, even a bit smelly near the waterfront, and the heated towel rail didn' and rude receptionist I have ever encountered.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.0
                                    • Location
                                      4
                                    • Rooms
                                      4
                                    • Service
                                      3
                                    • Value
                                      5
                                  • Simply excellent, good location, near Train Station and within easy walking distance of the old town. Pleasant and enjoyable stay, beautiful building, free internet access at terminal in lobby. The staff is helpful, courteous, bathroom is excellent and breakfast is great.

                                    The area was a little ruf, the lady at reception was literally rude and wiFi in room was ridiculously slow.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.4
                                    • Location
                                      5
                                    • Rooms
                                      5
                                    • Service
                                      3
                                    • Value
                                      5
                                    • Dining
                                      4
                                  • Old city, its proximity to the train station is fantastic for this type of trip and the hotel staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms are spacious and clean.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.4
                                    • Location
                                      5
                                    • Rooms
                                      5
                                    • Value
                                      4
                                  • Great view, nice bathroom and a small balcony overlooking the beautiful PPE station, within walking distance to the waterfront and a good stopping off place to visit the Cinque Terre. The staff in the reception are efficient friendly and helpful, the rooms are large.

                                    At the front of the hotel and internet connection slow.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.6
                                    • Location
                                      5
                                    • Rooms
                                      5
                                    • Service
                                      5
                                    • Value
                                      4
                                  • Great location, after long challenging hours on the train and ve parked the car at the hotel street. Liked the art deco interior, well trained staff and the room was clean and spacious. The breakfast was excellent.

                                    Very bad internet connection and slow elevator. The bread not too tasty.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.4
                                    • Location
                                      5
                                    • Rooms
                                      4
                                    • Service
                                      4
                                    • Value
                                      5
                                    • Dining
                                      5
                                  • Staff were friendly and knowledgeable about the city, the hotel was clean and comfortable, the rooms were modern and had everything a motel supplies. The breakfast was really good.

                                    Virtually less than 5 minutes walk to the station.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.6
                                    • Location
                                      5
                                    • Rooms
                                      4
                                    • Value
                                      5
                                    • Dining
                                      4
                                  • Excellent location and proximity to central bus station. Nice atmosphere and jazz background music, staff are helpful, the bedroom window is large and has a roller shutter outside.

                                    The hotel is an old building that has been renovated was done very nicely.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.4
                                    • Location
                                      4
                                    • Rooms
                                      5
                                    • Service
                                      4
                                    • Value
                                      4
                                  • Central location by museums, very convenient to train station and rooms at Hotel Continental are beautifully furnished. The staff, all of whom are highly professional and water in foyer to drink you arrive back from walking.

                                    In the narrow streets downtown, once inside the tiny lobby and old bed. Scary elevator and the breakfast was especially nice.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.4
                                    • Location
                                      5
                                    • Rooms
                                      4
                                    • Service
                                      4
                                    • Value
                                      4
                                    • Dining
                                      5
                                  • The location near the central railway station was great, overall, our stay at the Continental was most enjoyable and the staff were pleasant and helpful. The room was clean, the buffet breakfast, was included in the price, was excellent.

                                    The distance from the hotel to the old port area is within 10 minutes.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.6
                                    • Location
                                      4
                                    • Rooms
                                      5
                                    • Service
                                      5
                                    • Value
                                      5
                                    • Dining
                                      5
                                  • The location to the train station was great and the hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was very nice and breakfast was amazingly bountiful and delicious.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.6
                                    • Location
                                      4
                                    • Rooms
                                      5
                                    • Value
                                      4
                                    • Dining
                                      5
                                  • Very good location, nice hotel and the staff very friendly and helpful. Very well appointed room, great food.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.6
                                    • Location
                                      5
                                    • Rooms
                                      5
                                    • Service
                                      5
                                    • Value
                                      4
                                    • Dining
                                      5
                                  • The location was excellent being across the road from the station, the hotel itself was great and all of the staff were extremely helpful and most especially Therese. The room was stylish and breakfast was delicious.

                                    My rating for the hotel:

                                    • Average rating
                                      4.6
                                    • Location
                                      4
                                    • Rooms
                                      5
                                    • Service
                                      5
                                    • Value
                                      4
                                    • Dining
                                      5
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