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Grand Hotel Royal

Neapolitan Riviera, Sorrento

Good for Couples

  • Fantastic restaurants and famously warm Italian hospitality
  • A private beach with crystal clear waters and luxury amenities
  • Clifftop views of the Gulf of Naples
  • Highly regarded five star hotel in Sorrento

The Grand Hotel Royal is an elegant hotel set in a remarkable location overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and Marina Piccola. It’s a wonderful clifftop retreat surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of Sorrento and with views over the sparkling Bay of Naples, with Mount Vesuvius on the horizon. You are also only a five minute walk from Piazza Tasso, which is the central plaza of Sorrento.

The hotel offers guests a luxury swimming pool with breathtaking views of the sea and a private beach where you can spend days relaxing as you listen to the waves. There are suites to suit both families and couples with classical décor and luxury modern amenities. Outside, the luscious gardens pair well with the alluring blue swimming pool. Experience the onsite spa which will leave you feeling totally refreshed, before heading to one of the restaurants for authentic local Sorrento and international cuisine cooked creatively from an à la carte menu.

The hotel has 114 rooms, 6 floors and 3 lifts. Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–12 years.


Bars & Restaurants

Le Terrasse Royal

An à la carte restaurant located on its own terrace with stunning views over the Gulf of Naples. It serves a selection of fine ingredients with local and international options.

Open: 20:00 - 23:00.

Restaurant Le Relais

An excellent restaurant serving authentic local and international dishes with creative flare. All set in an elegant hall overlooking the Gulf of Naples.

Open: 07:00 - 22:00 and 19:30 - 21:30.

Snack Bar La Marine

The snack bar serves a selection of light bites and refreshing drinks. All located on the hotel’s private pier and easy to reach via the lift. 

Open: 10:00 - 18:00.

Bellevue Restaurant and Snack Bar

Relax while you enjoy views of the sea from the clifftop. Serving great Neapolitan pizza, salads and grilled specialities and located close to the private swimming pool, this is the perfect place for snacks and refreshments during the day. 

Open: 12:00 - 17:00, 12:00 - 15:00 and 12:00 - 17:00.


A graceful lounge bar with attractive decor and an impressive hand painted floor. Serving afternoon tea and creative cocktails. Enjoy a glass of traditional Limoncello after dinner.

Open: 18:00 - 00:00.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

Enjoy the swimming pool area, which is surrounded by a magnificent park and bar. Witness the breathtaking views over the Gulf of Naples while relaxing in true comfort.

Private Bathing Deck

The Grand Hotel Royal boasts an extraordinary private bathing deck. You will experience true luxury next to the Sea of Sorrento.

Open: mid-May to mid-October.

Spa & Wellness

Fitness Centre

A gym which has been made to meet the needs of the individual. It has the very latest Technogym® advanced equipment and offers a private and comfortable setting. 

Open: 08:00 - 20:00.

La Villetta Wellness Centre

There are a range of luxurious treatments and the very latest equipment available at the onsite spa. Expert therapists are on hand to ensure you leave feeling fully refreshed.

Closed on Fridays.

About the location
Sorrento is located just south of Naples, along a breathtaking coastline where you’ll find serene surroundings and a fascinating culture. The town is wedged on the side of a cliff, offering spectacular views over the sea, and is surrounded by fragrant lemon and orange groves.

Taste traditional Italian food with a creative flare. Enjoy fine dining in one of the many gourmet restaurants, or dine like the locals, right on the pier at one of the many restaurants where you can experience the flavours of freshly caught seafood. Try traditional limoncello and walk down beautiful cobbled streets filled with historic architecture. If you prefer to spend the day on golden sands, there are some beautiful beaches to explore along the scenic Amalfi coast.
Transfer time
The Grand Hotel Royal is an hour 30 minutes from Naples Airport.
Twin Balcony Town View

Max 3 adults

Twin Rooms are spacious and comfortable with classic furnishings. Facilities include a bathtub or shower, portable air conditioning unit, satellite TV, radio, telephone, complimentary Wi-Fi, minibar, safe, hairdryer and a balcony.

Twin Front Sea View Balcony

Max 3 adults

Twin Front Sea View Rooms enjoy sea views from the balcony. Facilities include portable air conditioning unit, satellite TV, radio, telephone, complimentary wifi, minibar, safe, hairdryer and a bathtub or shower.

Junior Suite Terrace And Town View

Max 3 adults

Junior Suites are spacious and feature a balcony or terrace overlooking the town.

Open Plan Suite Terrace And Sea View

Max 3 adults

Open Plan Suites offer balcony or terrace with lovely sea views.


Max 1 adult

Single Rooms are available however they do not have a balcony. Facilities include portable air conditioning unit, satellite TV, radio, telephone, complimentary wifi, minibar, safe, hairdryer and a bathtub or shower.

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Romantic and scenic
sklier, Chicago, Illinois
Tripadvisor review Feb 10 2020
Elegant hotel in a beautiful setting. Amazing views, food, and service. Located close to the city center. You won???t find a better place to watch the sun set than the terrace here. Can???t wait to go...
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A Most Magical Place
janisw260, Ormond Beach, Florida, United States
Tripadvisor review Dec 16 2019
I cannot say enough wonderful things about the Grand Hotel Royal in Sorrento. This is the most beautiful, elegant hotel in Sorrento (we have stayed at many in the area). From the moment you walk in...
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