Hotel Bristol Palace
Located a mere few steps from the iconic bronze fountain of Piazza de Ferrari and upscale shops on bustling Via XX Settembre, Hotel Bristol Palace epitomizes the timeless elegance of Genoa. Fully renovated, the palace retains much of its regal charm, with a stained-glass ceiling, stunning antique furniture and art, and its famous elliptical staircase setting the scene. Enjoy fine dining at Ristorante Giotto, with its original marquetry floor and frescoed ceiling. Unwind in a stately suite decorated with antiques. A favorite of high society in the Belle Époque, Hotel Bristol Palace remains a discernible choice for a chic Genoan stay.
- Relax in one of 133 guestrooms and suites with period features and high ceilings
- Walk to the famous Ducal Palace, Carlo Felice Theatre, and impressive museums
- Host stately events and meetings in eight well-equipped reception rooms
- Admire original frescoes, sconces, and artwork throughout the hotel
- Savor fresh Ligurian dishes in Ristorante Giotto's dining room, or enjoy your meal on the terrace
- Climb the historic elliptical staircase toward the Art Nouveau stained-glass ceiling
With its rich history, Hotel Bristol Palace is the ideal base for exploring sophisticated Genoa, its exclusive shops, and gourmet restaurants. On your return to the hotel, relax with a book in the charming reading room under wall sconces, chandeliers, and a restored 19th-century mirror.
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Antique furnishings, period details, high ceilings, fine artwork, and marble bathrooms create a stately stay in Hotel Bristol Palace’s 133 spacious guestrooms and suites. For something extra special, the 2much suites have charming verandas over Piazza de Ferrari, and the Entertainment Suites blend Art-Nouveau beauty with 21st-century gadgets: a curved, smart 65-inch Samsung TV; a 7.1 Dolby Surround System; and a PlayStation 4 with pre-loaded games.
Prestigious to the core, Hotel Bristol Palace delivers distinguished service, crafting social and corporate occasions to your requirements. The friendly welcome extends to pets and families, and you have access to a local fitness center.
Discover authentic Ligurian specialties at Giotto restaurant, or, in the summer, have your meal on the sophisticated terrace. The Old Fashion Bar and The White Bar are elegant destinations for a refreshing drink, aperitif, or nightcap to finish your evening in style.
Giotto Restaurant – Discover innovative twists on traditional Ligurian flavors, and pair them with a bottle from the extensive wine list. The frescoed dining room is full of original features, including 19th-century stuccoes and a marquetry floor, and the restaurant’s exceptional service also moves to the beautiful terrace during the summer.
The Old Fashion Bar – Near the main entrance hall, the Old Fashion Bar is ideal for a relaxing drink or for hosting clients. Enjoy a cocktail and snack in an elegant atmosphere.
The White Bar – The White Bar is in the second-floor foyer near Giotto Restaurant and the hotel’s meeting rooms, and is the ideal spot for an aperitif before heading into the dining room.
Take time to explore the historic hotel. Beautifully restored to its Belle Époque glory, it celebrates its cultural history with original pieces of art and restored chandeliers and mirrors, ensuring its status as a Historical Place of Italy. Climb the sweeping staircase that inspired Alfred Hitchcock, and enjoy a book in the reading room.
Step outside the hotel doors and you’ll be in the heart of Genoa, the city Christopher Columbus called home. Visit his simple house, just a four-minute walk from the hotel. Afterward, stroll through the narrow streets of the old town to Genoa's busy waterfront, where you can explore the city's deep links to the sea: the Aquarium of Genoa, Italy's largest, is here, as is the Galata Museum of the Sea. In the evening, watch a performance at the iconic Carlo Felice Theater.
Many other top attractions are within walking distance:
- Palazzo Ducale
- Torre Maruffo
- Porta del’Olivella
- Museum of St. Augustin
- Edoardo Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art
- Palazzo Spinola National Gallery
Hotel Bristol Palace
Situated in the heart of Genoa, Hotel Bristol Palace places you steps from museums and historic landmarks like Palazzo Ducale, Piazza de Ferrari, and Carlo Felice Theatre. It’s also close to the dining, nightlife, and shopping on Via XX Settembre.
Aeroporto di Genova-Sestri Ponente is 5 mi / 8.5 km from Hotel Bristol Palace.
Brignole Station is 1 mi / 2 km away.
Principe Station is 2 mi / 4 km away.
De Ferrari Metro Station is a three-minute walk from the hotel.
There is a private garage with valet service.