- A choice of hotel rooms and apartments
- Private beach located 500 metres away with complimentary shuttle service
The Hotel Tirreno offers a choice of hotel rooms in the town of Parghelia, a 5 minute drive or 30 minute walk from the restaurants and shops of historic Tropea.
This family run establishment has its own private beach located 500 metres away with complimentary shuttle service, a swimming pool with Jacuzzi, and restaurant serving up a delicious buffet breakfast and regional evening dishes paired with local wines. After spending days exploring the local area or relaxing around the swimming pool guests can enjoy in an aperitif and stunning views over the Aeolian Islands, Stromboli volcano and the Tyrrhenian coast.
The hotel has 43 rooms (official rating 4 star).
Bars & Restaurants
Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast and a la carte dinner consisting of a mix of local and international cuisine.
Beach & Pools
Private beach is located 500m away with complimentary shuttle bus available.
Swimming pool features a children's area and a snack bar.
About the location
If you want to explore another side of Italy, there is no doubt that holidays to Tropea will guide you off the beaten track. The charming historic town is perched on top of a cliff that towers above the mesmerising blue and turquoise waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea and is part of the wider region of Calabria, in Southern Italy.
Famed for the quality of its sweet tasting red onions, cipolla di Tropea or Tropea’s onion has become synonymous throughout Italy when referring to all red onions. However, there is so much more to the small town. Tropea overlooks Stromboli, a small island that inhibits one of three active volcanoes in Italy and while the volcano has been active for more than 2,000 years, Tropea itself dates back to medieval times, with traces of civilization dating back to 4,500 BC.
Tropea has borne witness to the rise and fall of the Ancient Greek authority, the Byzantines, Roman Empire, the Normans and more. With a history laced with the thread of Greek mythology, legend has it that Hercules declared Tropea to be one of his ports along the 40km of La Costa degli Dei - The Golden Coast of the Gods.
The town embodies a wonderful combination of majestic natural beauty, fascinating architectural charm and is in close proximity to the mysterious Aeolian Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Great for couples, explorers and adventurers alike, the seaside terrace town of Tropea is a historical and cultural escape just waiting to be explored.
The hotel is 35 miles away from Lamezia airport. We recommend hiring a car in your destination. Simply call us once you’ve completed your booking and we will talk you through the options.
Junior Suite Mountain View
Max 4 Adults
Classic Rooms are located in the main building and offer double, triple or quadruple occupancy. All rooms feature balconies and bathrooms with shower.
Max 4 Adults
Located on the top floor, Junior Suites feature bathroom with shower and a large outdoor terrace.
Double Single Use Standard
Pool Side Room
Max 3 Adults
Located next to the pool, these rooms can accommodate up to three people and feature a bathroom with shower and a private patio.
Based on 753 traveller reviews
93% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
222Sunflower222, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Sep 26 2023
We stayed at this delightful family run hotel for a week in Sept. It was our 4th visit in 15 years (we have not returned anywhere else abroad, we are not the sort of people who go back to the same...
We stayed at this delightful family run hotel for a week in Sept. It was our 4th visit in 15 years (we have not returned anywhere else abroad, we are not the sort of people who go back to the same place as there are so many wonderful places in the world). Hotel Tirreno is an exception as it is so outstanding and Tropea is a relatively unknown italian gem. There have been a few changes over the years at the hotel and more are planned, with a new building going up (no building works going on while the hotel is open). The hotel has a large pool, deep enough to swim in and a bubble area too. This is a perfect place to relax after exploring the area or just topping up your tan, there are plenty of sun beds and pool towels provided. A pool bar has snack lunches as well as an impressive drinks menu. There is also a private beach a short walk away which has the most comfortable sun beds, the life guard also looks after hotel guests really well. The sea is the brightest turquoise and there are lots of fish to see even without snorkelling. The beach has a row of pebbles at the tideline so you may want beach/water shoes if you don’t like to walk on these. There were plenty of sun beds on the beach and space to move to be in the shade if preferred. We ate dinner at the hotel twice during our stay and the a le carte menu had local dishes and plenty of choice. The prices were in line with the better restaurants in Tropea. Meals were taken on a lovely terraced garden area. I am coeliac and need to have gluten free meals and this was easily accommodated at dinner. At breakfast the staff brought me additional GF products to supplement the cereal I had brought and there was a huge range of fruit, cold meats, cheeses, scrambled eggs, tomatoes and usual breakfast goodies. Our room had a lovely sea view and was large with plenty of storage, the bed was so comfortable. The hotel has always been absolutely spotless and this was our experience again this time. There are some nice touches that have been lost at other places such as placing a sweet treat on the pillow and emptying the rubbish bin on an evening so you feel looked after. The hotel also has a free shuttle to and from the beach (the access is via quite a steep road but if you walk it helps burn off some calories from all the gelati ha ha) and in to town and return on an evening. One of the biggest attractions at the hotel is the staff (and family members who work along side the staff). Nothing is too much trouble, everyone is so friendly and professional. Some of the staff were there when we first visited which suggests the family looks after their staff as well as their guests. We were remembered by a number of the staff despite it being 5 years since our last visit and welcomed like old friends. We will return again in the future, I’m excited to see the new build.
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redwazza, Manchester, United Kingdom
Sep 25 2023
Great location, five minutes walk to town of Parghelia, ten minutes walk to the famous Michelino beach, one of the best in the world (don't believe me, Google it). Twenty five minutes walk to the...
Great location, five minutes walk to town of Parghelia, ten minutes walk to the famous Michelino beach, one of the best in the world (don't believe me, Google it). Twenty five minutes walk to the beautiful hill top town of Tropea (Calabria's jewel). Nothing else immediately outside the hotel except for a nice restaurant and other hotels. The staff are the friendliest we've ever encountered, the service is exceptional. The food for the evening meal was outstanding, restaurant quality and definitely not the usual buffet style or standard, it was far superior to anything we've had in over thirty years of going abroad. Pool was lovely with plenty of good quality sun beds with free towels, so relaxing and peaceful. Meal times again were relaxing and peaceful with waiter service in the evening, breakfast was buffet but still relaxing, no rush.
Bed was comfortable, shower amazing, free safe and free aircon. First day we're shown to our room with everything explained. Parts of the grounds were boarded off for building work but no noise as work done during winter. This is rated as four star but this was better than any four star we've stayed at before. The location, food, staff, service and presentation were five star. All the staff were great but special thanks to Stephanie (manager) Leonardo and Daria.
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