Our Favorite Lodgings in Genoa


Why are these our favorites? Because they are affordable, charming, well-managed, and always at safe, convenient locations in the center of town. We have carefully hand-picked many of these lodgings from the overwhelming number of options available on our partner site, ExcellentHotels.com. Our choices are based on many factors, starting with location and high marks from a majority of guests. Just click on the region name or city name or hotel name to browse our suggested listings.


Genoa Hotels

Meliá Genova - In Italy Online Favorite!

This 5-star designer hotel is in a quiet residential area of Genoa, within a 10-minute walk of the harbor and the city center. It offers a free 2045 ft² spa center with an indoor swimming pool, gym, Turkish bath and hot tub. The 99 guestrooms are elegantly designed and come with a 32" LCD TV, mini bar and work area. Each one has oak parquet floors, a private bathroom and works by Italian contemporary photographers such as Mario Cresci, Leonardo Genovese and Francesco Radino. A buffet breakfast with sweet and savory food and gluten-free items is served daily at the Marea Restaurant. Open also for lunch and dinner, it serves innovative Ligurian and international cuisine and a wide choice of wines. The Blue Lounge & Terrace hosts aperitifs with DJ set, Sunday brunches and special dinners. Just less than half a mile from the Fiera di Genova exhibition center, the hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Renaissance church of Santa Maria Assunta. Carlo Felice Theatre and the shops along Via XX Settembre are just 10 minutes away by foot. Read more....

Grand Hotel Savoia

Across from Piazza Principe Train Station, a few steps from Genoa Aquarium. The 117 guestrooms feature free Wi-Fi access, free mineral water, and an LCD TV with Sky satellite channels. The gym and spa center includes a sauna, a large hot tub, and aromatherapy showers. You will also find two spa bathtubs on the terrace, with panoramic views out over the city. The restaurant offers Italian cuisine and Ligurian specialties. There is also a cocktail bar and lounge. The private garden includes a unique playground with pirate ship. Read more....

Hotel Continental Genova

Across from Genova Principe Train Station, this restored Art Nouveau hotel overlooks the port. It offers 44 elegant air-conditioned guestrooms with parquet floors, a private tiled bathroom complete with hairdryer and toiletry set, free Wi-Fi, and Sky satellite TV. Some rooms include a hydro-massage bath and offer exceptional views of Piazza Acquaverde.  A large breakfast buffet includes savory items such as smoked salmon and cheeses, as well as warm croissants and fresh fruit. Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant serves both Ligurian and international dishes, specializing in fresh fish. Guests can eat outside on the leafy terrace during the summer. The hotel has easy access to the public transportation system. Both the metro and various bus lines pass through the nearby central station. Cristoforo Colombo Airport is a 15-minute taxi ride away. Read more....

Best Western Hotel Metropoli

In the heart of Genoa’s historic center, this modern three-star hotel is next to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Via Garibaldi and only a 5-minute walk from Genoa Aquarium. Completely renovated, it offers 48 elegant guestrooms with refined hardwood floors and furniture. Each one is air conditioned and features free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, plus a 32” LCD TV with satellite channels. There is a free internet point in the lobby; staff is available 24 hours a day and can recommend sights and restaurants nearby. The rich breakfast buffet includes homemade jams and pastries. The hotel is 375 yards from De Ferrari Metro Station and from the Doge’s Palace. Brignole Station is half a mile away. Read more....


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