- 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. 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 beach 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.
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.
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.
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
Work out in the small fitness room, complete with weights and various fitness machines.
Fully relax into your holiday with a range of treatments, including massages, available at the hotel’s wellness centre. (payable locally)
Activities & Entertainment
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
The hotel can arrange car rental services for guests wanting to explore the area further.
Parking is available at the hotel €34 for 24 hours.
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.
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 3 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 3 Adults
Twin Front Sea View Balcony Rooms enjoy lovely sea views from their private balcony.
Superior Junior Suite Balcony Or Terrace Town View
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
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
8% Early booking discount for stays completed between 01 May - 31 October 2021 booked by 15 April 2021.
Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine.
10% Discount at O' Parrucchiano Restaurant in Sorrento's town centre.
Based on 2128 traveller reviews
91% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
“ Nice hotel but lets itself down on a few simple things
Oct 19 2020
We are on our honeymoon and the hotel moved us to a room with a sea view which was nice and a big plus point. The breakfast was nice given they weren't offering buffet i guess due to low numbers...
We are on our honeymoon and the hotel moved us to a room with a sea view which was nice and a big plus point. The breakfast was nice given they weren't offering buffet i guess due to low numbers staying in the hotel during covid they allowed us to order a nice selection from the menu.
We didn't use the gym or spa etc but the hotel itself is maintained well inside and out with nice decor and furniture in rooms and communal areas.
We had one meal in the evening which was nice in the setting of the hotel however the food we had outside the hotel in local restaurants was better
When we arrived we were informed that the car could not be parked outside on the driveway despite there being plenty of space and that we would have to pay 24euros per night to store the car. This seems extortionate and was no more competitive than parking my car in another private car park in sorrento which seemed unfair given how much we were paying to stay in the hotel. I have not seen this in any luxury hotel i have stayed in before, if it isn't free its usually cheaper than parking outside the hotel.
What really disappointed us was on the last day when we checked out i asked them to get the car whilst we got our bags etc, was asked did we use the minibar and confirmed we had not used anything other than complimentary water, then as we went to get in the car the porter had locked the car and walked away. As i went back into the hotel the porter re-appeared from the lift with my car keys and was informing the hotel reception that we had apparently taken chocolate and orange juice from the minibar.
I'm not sure whether its because we are a young couple or not but certainly didn't leave me with a good impression. It felt like i was checking out of the Holiday Inn on a boys weekend (although have had better checkouts there). Hopefully the hotel can take this feedback constructively
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“ A place to love
debbiecapetown1, London, United Kingdom
Oct 16 2020
We felt safe with the measures and restrictions against covid. the place is unique and we spent an unforgettable week there. we got engaged on the terrace and will never forget the kindness of the...
We felt safe with the measures and restrictions against covid. the place is unique and we spent an unforgettable week there. we got engaged on the terrace and will never forget the kindness of the whole team and the moments of joy during hard times. thanks, we will return.
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