Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte

At a glance

  • A two-Michelin-starred restaurant, 'Il Piccolo Principe'
  • Rooftop swimming pool
  • Luxury wellness centre

Grand Hotel Principe Di Piemonte

A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, this elegant hotel offers a wonderful seafront setting.

Built in the 1920s and restored in 2004, this classic hotel offers a mixture of original charm and sophisticated grandeur and is a renowned landmark in Viareggio. Enjoy wonderful sea views and pleasant walks along the promenade or make your way up to the fifth-floor rooftop pool and soak up the sun while enjoying snacks and drinks from the bar. At sunset the bar transforms into a pool bar – perfect for enjoying a cocktail while admiring the beautiful views over the sea and mountains. Beach lovers will be happy to learn that the hotel has a section of private beach (payable locally, reservation required), complete with sun loungers, deck chairs, a bar, restaurant, seawater swimming pool and Jacuzzi.

Dining is another fantastic experience at the Principe di Piemonte. Enjoy fine dining at Regina, either indoors or on the veranda. A glass of wine from the extensive wine list will provide the perfect accompaniment to the delicious dishes. Il Piccolo Principe (open for dinner from May to October) is a two-Michelin-starred restaurant serving up exquisite cuisine and a grand list of fine wines from the hotel's wine cellar which boasts 800 labels and is available for exclusive wine tastings. Its rooftop setting makes any dining occasion just that little bit more special. Enjoy a pre or post-dinner drink outdoors on the terrace or in the refined piano bar.

The elegant rooms are set over five floors which each have a different theme including modern, Art Deco and colonial. Classic Rooms have views of the Apuan Alps while Superior Rooms have a side or full sea view. For a little extra space opt for one of the Deluxe Side Seaview Rooms which overlook the Piazza Giacomo Puccini.

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Key information

In a corner position on the promenade, with shops, cafés and restaurants a short stroll away

Airport transfer time: Approx. 35 minutes from Pisa airport. Car hire is recommended
Rooms: 106

Good to know

Minimum stay: 5 nights 04-19 Aug. A tourist tax is payable locally at the hotel. Transfers are not included.

Insider tips

Visit between 27 January and 17 February 2018 for the chance to attend the renowned Viareggio Carnival and see beautifully-detailed papier mâché floats, some of which are up to 5 storeys high and take a year to construct*.

Accommodation information

106 rooms and suites

Activities

• Hire a bike and explore* • Visit the nearby medieval walled city of Lucca and climb to the top of the Guinigi Tower to enjoy incredible views over the red roofs of the city from under the shade of an oak tree*.

Dining

2 restaurants, wine cellar and bar

What's included

Breakfast in the dining room.

Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

Half Board from £51 • Breakfast in the dining room • Dinner at Regina.

*Denotes local charge