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Imperial Hotel Tramontano

Neapolitan Riviera, Sorrento

  • A centrally located hotel built into the cliffs of Sorrento with stunning views
  • Luscious leafy gardens surround a private swimming pool and terrace
  • Authentic Neapolitan cuisine is served in the sea facing restaurant
  • Traditional rooms are elegantly decorated and incorporate the hotel’s historic features

The Imperial Hotel Tramontano boasts a magnificent location, and has a rich history, playing host to some incredibly well-known writers, including Byron, Shelly, and Keats. So, you can expect to find elegant period furnishings and traditional décor – a nod to its grand past. The hotel itself is perched on the cliffs of Sorrento’s seaside, but is just moments away from the town’s main piazza. It also has spectacular, unobscured views over the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius.

The hotel sits within a tropical courtyard and gardens containing centuries old Mediterranean foliage. Nestled within is a tranquil swimming pool, surrounded by sun terraces and an outdoor petite brasserie which provides food and drinks poolside. A bathing platform is also available for guests accessible by lift. The narrow streets of Piazza Tasso are a five minute stroll away, where hidden local cafes, pizzerias and bars await discovery.

The hotel has 109 rooms (official rating 4 stars). Child prices apply to ages 2-12 ages.



Bars & Restaurants


Guests can sip a Limoncello in the traditional bar or on the bar terrace overlooking the Bay of Naples , as well as enjoying cocktails and fine Italian wines.

La Terrazza Poolside Snack Bar

Choose from a range of light snacks, including fresh Italian olives and homemade breads, as you take in the tranquil hotel gardens. 


The Hotel Imperial Tramontano's elegant lounge offers an ideal place to relax and has direct access to the sea-facing terrace with stunning views.

Restaurant Belvedere

Included With:  Bed & Breakfast, Half Board


Dine in the locally sourced Restaurant Belvedere, which boasts views of the entire Gulf of Sorrento. The breakfast buffet includes delicate pastries, while lunch consists of a light lunch and delicious seafood dishes. In the evenings, enjoy traditional Neapolitan dishes by candlelight.

Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers during the evening.



Beach & Pools

Bathing platform

The Spiaggia Leonelli bathing platform offers direct access to the cooling waters of the Mediterranean and sunbeds are available (payable locally). It can be accessed by a lift or via an old Roman footpath cut into the cliff.

Swimming pool

Relax by the hotel’s swimming pool and admire the beautiful hotel gardens. A sun terrace and loungers are provided, and guests can purchase refreshments from the poolside snack bar.  The pool is normally in use from April to September.

Activities & Entertainment

Sorrentine Gozzo Motorboat

The traditional Sorrentine boat seats up to 10 people and is available to rent during the summer months. Explore the pretty bays and hidden beaches of the famously beautiful Neapolitan Riviera.

Parking & Wifi


Parking is available on site and is subject to charge of €15 per day.


Stay connected with the wifi available free of charge.

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 Garden View Room

Max 3 Adults

The twin garden view rooms have a tranquil ambiance and offer views of the 19th Century courtyards and gardens. Twin beds can be made into a double on request and each room has air conditioning, free Wifi, a safe and a Minibar. The en suite bathroom has a hairdryer and separate shower.

Twin Sea View French Balcony Room

Max 3 Adults

The twin sea view rooms offer unparalleled views of the Gulf of Naples and Mount Vesuvius from large windows and a French balcony. Twin beds can be made into a double on request and each room has air conditioning, free WiFi, a safe and a Minibar. The en suite bathroom has a hairdryer and separate shower and bath.

Twin Sea View Balcony Room

Max 3 Adults

The twin sea view rooms have magnificent double height vaulted ceilings and elegant Italian decor. Each of these large rooms has a balcony, as well as air conditioning, free WiFi, a safe and a Minibar. The twin beds can be made into a double on request and the en suite bathroom has a hairdryer and separate shower and bath.

Junior Suite Sea View Balcony or French Balcony

Max 3 Adults

Facing out towards the sea, the chic Junior Suites offer true Italian style and comfort. These large rooms have beautiful views from the balcony or French balcony, as well as a bedroom and seating area. There is also air conditioning, free WiFi, a safe and a Minibar and the en suite bathroom has a hairdryer and separate shower or bath.

a living room filled with furniture and a large window
Senior Suite

Max 3 Adults

These spacious suites have a split-level design with a comfortable bedroom, spacious sitting area and panoramic sea views from the french balcony.

Single Room

Max 1 Adult

The single rooms are bright and spacious, with a single bed available. Guests can enjoy air conditioning, free WiFi, a safe and a Minibar. The en suite bathroom contains a hairdryer and separate shower.

Free Night Offer

1 Free night for stays of 4 nights or more completed between 24 October - 24 December 2021 and 02 January - 03 April 2022.

Restaurant Offer

20% Discount on the à la carte menu.

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janelitamirta, Gilbert, Arizona
Tripadvisor review Oct 06 2021
This is a hotel where you can feel like it is a past century. I love the yellow and white paint of the room walls, the botanical pictures, and, most of all, the view of the sea and Vesuvius from my...
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First class hotel with third rate service.
BruceG846, Shallotte, North Carolina, United States
Tripadvisor review Sep 20 2021
First of all, absolutely beautiful hotel and the staff is very nice. Unfortunately the management of this hotel is not guest centric. I have a beautiful room with all the amenities. I bought an...
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