Grand Hotel Royal - Sorrento

Neapolitan Riviera, Sorrento

  • Located on a cliff in Sorrento looking over the Bay of Naples
  • A five minute walk from lively Piazza Tasso
  • Enjoy a swim in the hotel pool, complete with hydrotherapy
  • Discover local delicacies and snacks courtesy of the hotel’s chefs

The Grand Hotel Royal sits on a cliff on the edge of the town of Sorrento, overlooking the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius in a truly magnificent location and just minutes from the heart of Sorrento. The large building retains a personal touch and feel, offering cool colour schemes and elegant rooms for guests. You can enjoy the finest finishing touches, from crystal chandeliers to detailed wooden furnishings, during your stay.

Ideal for couples, the hotel is a feast for the senses. Head down to the private bathing platform to relax in the sun for the day, perhaps enjoying a lunchtime snack at the nearby hotel snack bar. Alternatively, enjoy a dip in the pool or find some shade under the palm trees on a sun lounger. If you prefer to explore, heading into the heart of Sorrento takes just a few moments.

For further relaxation why not indulge at the hotel's wellness centre where a range of treatments are available. 

The hotel has 96 rooms (official rating 5 star) Child prices apply to ages 2-12 years. Minimum stay of 3 nights.


Bars & Restaurants

Bellevue Restaurant & Snack Bar

Take in the beautiful views of the Bay of Naples as you enjoy cocktails, light bites and homemade ice creams. Meals include pizzas, crisp salads and delicious grills.

Open for Lunch and Snacks 12pm - 5pm and Barbeque 12pm - 3pm.

I Glicini e Terrazza Royal

included With:  Bed & Breakfast, Half Board
Dress Code:  Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers during the evening.

Enjoy a hot and cold buffet each morning in this light and airy restaurant. In the evenings, Le Relais offers the ideal spot for a romantic meal, cooked to perfection by the chef.

Open 7am - 10am and 7.30pm - 9.30pm.

La Marine

Enjoy a light snack or drink at this charming snack bar. Sit under the shade of an umbrella on the hotel’s private pier as you look out to sea.

Open from 10am - 6pm daily.

Le Caprice Lounge Bar

A beautiful and spacious tiled bar area offering a terrace with comfortable seating set among palm trees. Alternatively, enjoy cocktails and local liqueurs inside and marvel at the hand painted floor.

Open from 6pm - 12am.

Beach & Pools

Bathing Platform and Private Beach

Guests can make use of the bathing platform free of charge. The private beach area is located conveniently close to the La Marine snack bar. Available from the middle of May until the middle of October.

Swimming Pool

Enjoy a peaceful swim as you take in the surrounding local palm and fruit trees, with Mount Vesuvius in the background. Sunbeds are available, and there is a hydro massage area in the pool.

Normally in use from April to October.

Enjoy a peaceful swim as you take in the surrounding local palm and fruit trees, with Mount Vesuvius in the background. Sunbeds are available, and there is a hydro massage area in the pool.

Normally in use from April to October.

Enjoy a peaceful swim as you take in the surrounding local palm and fruit trees, with Mount Vesuvius in the background. Sunbeds are available, and there is a hydro massage area in the pool.

Normally in use from April to October.

Spa & Wellness

Fitness Room

Work out in the small fitness room, complete with weights and various fitness machines.

Wellness Centre

Fully relax into your holiday with a range of treatments, including massages, available at the hotel’s wellness centre. (payable locally)

Activities & Entertainment

Hotel Park

Enjoy the Mediterranean feel of this beautiful park. Floral displays abound, along with palm trees and incredible views over to Mount Vesuvius.

Scuba Diving Equipment

Scuba diving equipment is available to rent from the hotel, ideal if you want to explore the beautiful underwater world off the coast.

Parking & Car Rental

Car Rental

The hotel can arrange car rental services for guests wanting to explore the area further.


Parking is available at the hotel €39 for 24 hours.


Free Wifi

High speed free internet access is provided throughout the hotel.

High speed free internet access is provided throughout the hotel.

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 Balcony Town View Room

Max 2 Adults

Relax in a spacious room furnished in a classic style, complete with a private balcony overlooking the streets below.

Twin Front Sea View Balcony Room

Max 2 Adults

Twin Front Sea View Balcony Rooms enjoy lovely sea views from their private balcony.

Superior Junior Suite Balcony Or Terrace Town View

Max 3 Adults

Fine furnishings coupled with a smart colour scheme mark out this stunning suite. Ideal for up to three adults, the suite offers spacious accommodation that includes a private terrace and wonderful views over the town of Sorrento.

Royal Suite Balcony Or Terrace Front Sea View

Max 3 Adults

The Royal Suite enjoys panoramic views of the bay of Naples, Mount Vesuvius and the islands of Ischia and Procida. All suites are equipped with a separate living room and can be booked with double or twin beds.

Size: 50m² - 65m²

Early Booking Discount

15% Early booking discount for stays completed between 11 - 21 April 2023 booked by 15 February 2023.

Honeymoon Offer

Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine.

Restaurant Offer

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

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re1970, Miami, Florida
Tripadvisor review Jan 01 2023
The best hotel experience of the year. The renovated rooms were flawless. The value for the price is worth it. The many outdoor areas to hang out were perfect. A great place for using as a base...
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Fantastic holiday and this hotel is a real ‘jewel’.
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Tripadvisor review Dec 31 2022
A fantastic hotel. Service, location, facilities and food are first class. All the staff from reception, cleaners, pool, restaurants, bars etc really are exceptional and work with a smile on their...
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