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Royal Hotel Sanremo

Child friendly hotel, West Riviera

About Royal Hotel Sanremo

The Royal Hotel Sanremo is situated in the town of – yes, you’ve guessed it  Sanremo on Italy’s West Riviera (also known as the ‘Flowers Riviera’) close to the border with France. Sanremo is known as a “town of flowers” as the wonderful climate helps grow beautiful tropical vegetation: palm trees, cactuses and flowers.

Situated right by the coast and boasting stunning sea views, this hotel makes for a wonderfully luxurious stay. All the rooms boast decadent charm and the hotel has many qualities that appeal to families, not least a stunning saltwater swimming pool, indoor and outdoor play areas, a beach, friendly staff and warm service. The hotel is well-equipped for kids staying and gear such as highchairs are available to borrow. There’s a wide variety of bedrooms and suites to choose from depending on your budget, family size and requirements.


Inter-connecting rooms are available for larger family groups, and children under the age of six stay free in their parents’ room.

All bedrooms at the Royal Hotel Sanremo are air-conditioned plus enjoy the benefit of 24 hour room service, housekeeping twice daily, and laundry and ironing for an extra cost. Each room is also equipped with the following:

  • Hairdryer
  • Mini-bar
  • A safe
  • Wi-fi
  • TV and on-demand
  • Phone line
  • Radio
  • Bathrobe and slippers for each guest to use.

The variety of hotel rooms available is as follows:

Standard rooms

These are in the region of 20 square metres with each one varying slightly in style and size.


Superior rooms

These range from 20 to 25 square metres, each with a balcony and sea view.


Junior suites

Junior suites are even more luxurious and at 30 to 40 square metres are larger than superior rooms. Some junior suites have two bathrooms.


Deluxe rooms

Deluxe rooms are like junior suites but have terraces with sun loungers overlooking the sea.


Imperatrice Suite

This suite is 72 square metres and in addition to the luxurious bedroom it boasts a sitting room with sofa bed, a small dining room, armchairs, a writing desk and two bathrooms, one with a Turkish bath.


Sissi Suite

Sissi suite has a big terrace with sunloungers and hydromassage bathtub for up to 4 people from which you can enjoy the wonderful sea views. The terrace also contains a dining area for up to six people and a gazebo. Sissi suite boasts a large sitting room and a marble bathroom. It can connect with a double room to create a 2 bedroom-2 bathroom set-up should you so wish.


Aurora Suite

Aurora Suite enjoys a big terrace with a gazebo and a dining area for up to six people, as well as an outdoor hydromassage bathrub  Indoors along with the luxurious bedroom you’ll find a sitting room, a desk and a marble bathroom.


A hugely appealing feature of the hotel for families is the beautifully designed large saltwater swimming pool (kept at a temperature of approximately 27 degrees) with a children’s section. A poolside restaurant with a children’s menu means it’s easy to stop for lunch or tea while you’re there.

The hotel boasts three other restaurants in addition to the poolside one:  one outdoors on the terrace (which is open June to September); a restaurant indoors with fabulous sea views; and another indoor one serving gourmet food (for the grown-ups!).

There’s also a spa with sauna and a steam room/hammam. The sub-tropical gardens lead to the Royal Hotel Sanremo’s beach which has service so you can order drinks and snacks.

Kids’ activities include indoor and outdoor play areas, and mini golf for the whole family. There is a supervised Kids Club which has an entertainment programme of activites for the evenings. There’s tennis on offer plus you can hire bikes to take a cycle along the 24 kilometre cycle path by the sea. For those grown ups wishing to go jogging the cycle path is also suitable for those on foot, plus there’s a fitness centre/gym for those who’d like to use it.

Finally there’s a gift shop on-site meaning you can buy those all-important souvenirs to take home as memories of a wonderful holiday!

How To Get There

By air: You can fly into Nice airport in France which is approximately 50-60 minutes’ drive from the hotel, or fly into Genoa which is around an hour and twenty minutes’ drive away.

By rail: There is a railway station in Sanremo which connects to all major Italian and European railway stations.

By car: Sanremo is approximately 11-12 hours’ drive from Calais.

The Area

Royal Hotel Sanremo’s beach is a lovely way to spend time with the family. In Sanremo itself you can go for a wander and sample gelato bars, cafes and restaurants.

Places to visit in the town include the medieval old town centre, the Cathedral of San Siro, the beautiful Villa Nobel building (named after Alfred Nobel, the founder of the Nobel Prize, who retired in Sanremo) and Villa Ormond with its luxurious botanical garden. Go boat-spotting with the kids at the ancient marina Porto Vecchio and the new marina Portosole.

If you fancy a spot of shopping then you can pop to the elegant boutiques and gorgeous shops in San Remo town centre, or the picturesque open-air market which is held on Tuesday and Saturday mornings.

Two gorgeous cities on the French Riviera are not far away: Nice is less than an hour’s car journey away (or you can take the train for a picturesque journey) and Monte Carlo a mere 45 minutes.


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