Hotel Royal Sporting of Portovenere in Portovenere, has been recommended by international and national guidebooks for its distinctive courtesy and qualified services, characteristics which have distinguished it for over 30 years. Royal Sporting Hotel is also equipped with swimming pool with purified sea water, large solarium (sun-beds and towels included in the service) and direct access to the nearby private beach.
Royal Sporting Hotel is the ideal place for those who love relaxing holidays, underwater fishing and diving in clear seabeds and enjoy visiting art cities such as Florence (150 km from Portovenere), Pisa (80 km) and Lucca (about 60 km far).
Rooms & Suites
The hotel has 60 rooms fully equipped with all comforts: sat Tv, mini-bar, direct-dial telephone, air conditioning, bathrooms. Some rooms have lovely terraces or balconies overlooking the marvellous scenery of Poets' Gulf, other offer you the relaxing view of our little garden and tennis court. Four luxury suites for 2/4 people, made up of double room, a living room with sofa (2 beds), bathroom with shower or bath, balcony and sea view.
The cuisine of the Poets' Restaurant offers a wide and professional choice of local and international dishes. The dining-room is also at disposal for weddings or special events.Since 2000 our restaurant has become members of the renowned Association of the "Buon Ricordo" Restaurants. Buffet breakfast and lunch are served by the hotel pool whereas our large dining room, with its terrace overlooking the sea, will welcome you for dinner.
Swimming pool and Tennis
Marvellous swimming pool with purified sea water. It is supplied with a small children area, a large solarium (towels and sun-beds are included in the service). In season buffet breakfast and lunch are served by the pool. If you are on holiday with your pets remember that they are not allowed by the pool.
An American bar, positioned in the pool area, is an excellent place where our guests can relax over a drink, a cocktail and a snack.
From the swimming-pool area you can walk through a small passage and gain direct access to the hotel private beach (admission is free for guests). Sun-beds and beach umbrellas are available for rent. The hotel tennis court will be opened between 10.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. (on reservation).
The history of the typical medieval village of Portovenere dates back to the ancient Roman times. Do not miss S. Peters Church overlooking the sea, the Castle, S. Lawrence, the Carrugio walk or a stroll along the promenade where you can admire the sailors' colourful little houses.
Don't forget to take the three islands' tour (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto): you will discover some unforgettable bays!!