Grand Hotel President

Neapolitan Riviera, Sorrento

4 * Bed and Breakfast Board Upgrade Onsite Parking Quiet location Swimming Pool Views
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  • Stunning panoramic views across the gulf of Naples to Mount Vesuvius
  • Relax on the terrace or in the gardens and take in the views of Sorrento
  • Ideal setting for a romantic stay, with a selection of family facilities as well

Overlooking the beautiful Bay of Naples the Grand Hotel President lays claim to some of the best views in Sorrento. The hotel offers a peaceful setting for a memorable stay. High ceilings and Vietri tiled floors make the guest rooms feel stylish and open, while the dining room is decorated in an art deco style. Leading out onto the terraces, guests can sit by the pool or watch the sun set over the dramatic skyline of Vesuvius.

Such a picturesque setting makes the Grand Hotel President a natural choice for a romantic couples holidays. The hotel also offers excellent facilities for families; there is a separate children’s pool and the gardens offer ample outdoor space for younger guests. With the centre of Sorrento just a 10 minute drive away and many other attractions nearby, the Grand Hotel President is a fantastic base for a Neapolitan adventure. There is a complimentary shuttle service to and from the centre of Sorrento throughout the day from 08:30 to 23:00 ( set timetable).

The hotel has 110 rooms (official rating 4 star) Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years. Minimum stay of 3 nights.



Bars & Restaurants


Included With: Half Board
Dress Code: Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers during the evening.

With its fantastic views of the Gulf of Naples the hotel’s restaurant offers a range of local Neapolitan specialities as well as international cuisine. Breakfast features a buffet with sweet and savoury options, while dinner offers a choice of options.

Opening times:

Breakfast: 7:30am - 10:30am

Dinner: 7:30pm - 10pm.

Snack Bar

For a more informal dining experience the snack bar by the pool is open throughout the day and serves a range of drinks and light refreshments, including lunch options.

Open 9am - 6pm (lunch is served from 12.30pm - 2.30pm).

Beach & Pools

Swimming pool

The hotel’s swimming pool is a beautiful spot in which to relax and take in the dramatic views of the coastline and Mount Vesuvius. It also has a children’s area and a selection of seating and sun loungers.

Terrace of the Sirens

Unwind on the hotel’s spectacular terrace which offers views of the town, sea and Mount Vesuvius. It’s furnished with sofas, sunbeds and umbrellas

Spa & Wellness

Beauty centre

The hotel’s beauty centre offers guests a range of beauty treatments (payable locally) as well as a Turkish bath, sauna and hydromassage hot tub.


The striking, landscaped hotel gardens feature local flora and fauna, as well as luscious lawns and beautiful views of Sorrento, Mount Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples.

Parking, Shuttle & Wifi


Guests can enjoy complimentary private parking in the hotel’s onsite car park.

Complimentary Shuttle Service

There is a free shuttle bus which will take guests to and from Sorrento’s centre throughout the day from 08:30 to 23:00.


Free wifi is available throughout the hotel for guests and in all rooms.

About the location

Holidays in Sorrento bring you the delights of small-town coastal Italy in close proximity to the bustling city of Naples. Breathing in the lemon scented air in the cliff top surroundings of the town, you can gaze across the Bay of Naples to the city with Mount Vesuvius in the background. Couples can enjoy the small town feel of Sorrento, while getting lost in the backstreets, and trying out local specialities including pizza and limoncello in street side restaurants and cafés. Families can enjoy the beaches, ferry rides to Naples and explore the nearby Amalfi Coast. The more adventurous can hike up to the summit of Vesuvius or spend time in vibrant Naples.

Sorrento is a heady mix of tourist friendly resort and a still traditional Italian coastal town. It has all the amenities you could wish for, as well as catering for families, couples and the more adventurous. It retains its artisanal crafts, and is filled with small shops specialising in ceramics, limoncello and leather goods. The aromas of fresh pasta, pizza, lemons and tomatoes permeate the air as you stroll around the quaint streets filled with restaurants and cafés.

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 Superior Balcony

Max 3 Adults

These spacious rooms are located on the hotel’s higher floors and have views to the rear of the hotel. There is also an en suite bathroom with a bath or separate shower.

Twin Sea View Balcony or Patio

Max 3 Adults

Furnished in a typical Mediterranean style these rooms have either a balcony or patio area with a sea view. The en suite bathrooms have a bath or separate shower. Inter-connecting rooms are available upon request.

Superior Twin Sea View Balcony

Max 3 Adults

Located on higher floors, these rooms offer a balcony with a view over the sea. There is also an en suite bathroom with a bath or separate shower. Inter-connecting rooms are available upon request.

Free Night Offer

1 Free night for stays of 7 nights completed between 25 March - 02 May 2024 and 18 October - 10 November 2024.

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Great hotel in Sorrento

Allan M,

Tripadvisor review May 24 2024
The Hotel was beautiful with amazing panoramic views over the Bay of Naples. The staff were very courteous and helpful. Facilities were great and the courtesy bus into town was regular and...
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Beautiful place ..

Anne M, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review May 23 2024
We had a wonderfully relaxing holiday in this beautiful place. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff; they were attentive but not overbearing and everyone was so friendly and hospitable. We...
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