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Grand Hotel De La Ville

Neapolitan Riviera, Sorrento

  • Nestled in the centre of residential Sorrento

  • Offers a roof terrace looking out over the Bay of Naples

  • Dine between the citrus trees in the luscious hotel garden

  • Sit back with an aperitif and enjoy some traditional local music

Welcome to a slice of the good life. Channelling all the sophistication for which Italy is famous, Grand Hotel de la Ville is elegant, peaceful and above all, very, very stylish. 

Grand Hotel de la Ville enjoys a privileged position in a quiet part of Sorrento. The hotel is a perfect hideaway from the hustle and bustle (particularly in the popular summer months) but at just a 15-minutes walk from the pretty town’s centre, it is also an ideal spot to visit all the main attractions. 

Sorrento is of course world-famous for its sweeping water views. In order to see these at their very best, take a trip to Grand Hotel de la Ville’s rooftop terrace. From here you’ll drink in the spectacular Sorrentine peninsula in all its glory, including the Bay of Naples, Mount Vesuvius and Capri. But the hotel’s rooftop serves as much more than just a viewpoint. The terrace is equipped with a pool (the hotel has two, the other is in the gardens), so you can take a dip while you gaze amazed at the iconic view.

Naturally, food and drink play a great part in your holiday at Grand Hotel de la Ville. The hotel has two bars and two restaurants, plus a snack bar that serves light meals at lunchtime and a comfortable lounge for tea-time. The restaurants serve both Mediterranean and international cuisine that bursts with flavour and local savoir-faire. Dining at Grand Hotel de la Ville is a unique and unforgettable experience, and bound to be one of the highlights of your trip. 

The modern hotel has 120 rooms (official rating 4 stars) Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years. Minimum stay 3 nights.


Bars & Restaurants

Bar Hibiscus

Providing the perfect accompaniment to the stunning view, the Bar Hibiscus is situated on the roof terrace and serves drinks throughout the day and into the evening. Choose a table in the sun or enjoy a moment of shade and soak up the surroundings with local beers, wines and cocktails.

Bar La Magnolia

The Bar la Magnolia is the place for a sophisticated evening spent sampling Italian liqueurs and cocktails. This chic space is found next to the lounge area and offers a view of the garden.

The Garden Snack Bar

Enjoy light snacks amongst the orange groves from 12pm - 3pm daily.


The hotel’s elegant lounge area is furnished with armchairs, sofas and books, and looks out over the garden. Order a drink from the bar and relax with a newspaper or book.

Restaurant La Camelia

Enjoy traditional Italian dishes as you take in the beautiful gardens from La Camelia, a-la-carte restaurant (payable locally). Local pastries and homemade ice creams are served for pudding.

Restaurant L'Altea

  • Included With: Half Board, Full Board
  • Dress Code:  Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers.

The Restaurant L’Atea faces out onto the hotel garden and is available as both a half and full board option. Alongside the sumptuous buffet, the chef serves up both local and international dishes.

Open 7am - 10am, 12.00pm - 2pm and 7pm - 11pm.

Beach & Pools

Two Swimming Pools

The hotel’s swimming pools are open from April to October. Whether you chose to swim with a view from the roof terrace, or in the secluded garden below, the hotel pools are perfect for cooling off under the Italian sun.

Spa & Wellness

Rooftop Terrace

The Grand Hotel De La Ville’s rooftop terrace boasts unrivalled views of the Bay of Naples. Relax by the pool and enjoy a drink at the bar. Sun loungers and towels are complimentary, and the hotel’s staff are on hand to make sure you have everything you need.

Activities & Entertainment

Scuba Diving Equipment

Rent scuba diving equipment from the hotel and explore the nearby underwater world just off the coast.

For Families


Parents can enjoy an afternoon or evening off while the little ones are having fun with their babysitter.

Parking & Wifi


Guests can make the most of the paid parking facilities at the hotel, €24 per day.


Free access to Wifi is available across the premises

About the location

Topping travellers’ bucket lists for years, Sorrento is one of Italy's must-see destinations. It has been drawing the jet set for almost 200 years - Henrik Ibsen wrote Peer Gynt here, Wagner and Nietzche had a well-publicised philosophical debate in the Piazza Tasso and Byron, Shelley and Dickens all passed through on their Grand Tours. 

Lemons are the name of the game in Sorrento. The region is famous for them, so expect zesty flavours wherever you go. The citrus fruit is everywhere - on the beautiful, handmade, hand painted ceramics (which are very lovely gifts to take home) to the risottos, pastas and yes, even pizzas that originate from the area. All are delicious, especially when washed down with a glass of ubiquitous limoncello.

You won’t have to go far from Sorrento’s shores to tick the sights off your to-do list. The Pompeii ruins are less than an hour away (and easily reachable by public transport), Positano and Amalfi are just 15 and 30 km, while Capri, the most iconic of Italian islands, is a short ferry ride away. For those who want to delve into the region’s wealth of cultural assets, Naples is only an hour by public transport. And if you do really want to see it all, the Amalfi Drive, connecting Sorrento and Amalfi, is a narrow road along the high cliffs above the Tyrrhenian Sea and offers some of the best views we’ve ever seen.

Transfer Time
The hotel is 1 hour 30 minutes from Naples airport. Return private transfers included. To change your transfers or book car hire instead, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking.
Twin Balcony Room

Max 4 Adults

Twin Balcony Rooms are spacious and elegant with classical style furnishings.

Twin Balcony Side Sea View Room

Max 4 Adults

Twin Balcony Side Sea View Rooms have a side sea view from the balcony. Interconnecting side sea view rooms are available on request, please call to book.

Twin Balcony Sea View Room

Max 4 Adults

Twin Balcony Sea View Rooms have the luxury of a front panoramic sea view from the balcony.

Interconnecting Side Sea View Balcony (1 pair)

Interconnecting side sea view rooms are available on request, please call to book.

Early Booking Discount

8% Early booking discount for stays completed between 01 September- 14 October 2021 booked by 20 October 2021.

8% Early booking discount for stays up to 6 nights completed between 15 - 31 October 2021 booked by 20 October 2021.

8% Early booking discount for stays completed between 08 April - 13 October 2022 booked by 15 February 2022.

8% Early booking discount for stays up to 6 nights completed between 14 - 31 October 2022 booked by 15 February 2022.

15% Early booking discount for stays up to 6 nights completed between 01 - 07 April 2022 booked by 15 February 2022.


Free Night Offer

1 Free night for stays of 7 nights or more or 2 free nights for stays of 14 nights or more completed between  15 - 31 October 2021, 01 - 07 April 2022 and 14 - 31 October 2022.

Honeymoon Offer

Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine.

Restaurant Offer

10% Discount at O Parrucchiano Restaurant in Sorrento's town centre.

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Fabulous location and staff
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Tripadvisor review Oct 12 2021
Great hotel to stay at. The staff was all around awesome and friendly. Took care of all our needs quickly. The location is also close to the center of town. The staff assisted me with booking all the...
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Fabulous four star hotel.
Tripadvisor review Oct 04 2021
Stayed 7 nights at this fabulous four plus star hotel. Perfect in every way. Made our holiday unforgettable. Exceptionally great service with special thanks to Samuele and Giovanni and all other...
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