One of Sorrento's most highly regarded hotels, the Grand Hotel Royal is situated right in the heart of the resort and offers dazzling views of the Bay of Naples from a dramatic clifftop setting.
Set in serene gardens, this sought-after Sovereign hotel boasts a long-standing reputation for good food and friendly service. The elegant restaurant Le Relais offers authentic regional cuisine and a large selection of wines. Guests can also enjoy a gala dinner once a week.
Bedrooms are classically furnished and blend traditional charm with modern comfort. A swimming pool is situated in the gardens, surrounded by sweet-scented orange and lemon trees and shady palms. A lift takes guests down to a private stretch of beach and waterfront sun terrace.
Hotel child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.
The hotel has 114 rooms, 6 floors and 3 lifts.
- Dramatic clifftop setting in Sorrento
- Set within beautiful gardens
- Lift down to private beach and terrace
- Sample region cuisine at Restaurant Le Relais
- Freshwater pool with hydromassage
Guests receive 10% discount at Parrucchiano restaurant for holidays between 30 March - 31 October 2018.
Honeymooners receive a bottle of sparkling wine for holidays between 30 March - 31 October 2018.
Bars & Restaurants
Le Terrasse Royal
20:00 - 23:00
An á la carte restaurant located near the swimming pool offering a selection of both international and local dishes.
Restaurant Le Relais
Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:00
Dinner: 19:30 - 21:30
Serving elegant regional cuisine and international dishes.
Snack Bar La Marine
10:00 - 18:00
Located on the private jetty, La Marine is serving cooling drinks and afternoon snacks.
Bellevue Restaurant and Snack Bar
Lunch: 12:00 - 17:00
Barbecue: 12:00 - 15:00
Snacks: 12:00 - 17:00
Located close to the hotel's private swimming pool, this restaurant serves grilled specialties as well as pizzas and salads.
18:00 - 00:00
The perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea of traditional regional liqueur Limoncello.
Beach & Pools
Pools and Terrace
Guests can enjoy a luxurious pool, with nearby pool bar serving drinks and snacks. There is a spacious sea-level sun terrace over the Sea of Sorrento with sun beds and parasols, and access to the water via steps.
Spa & Wellness
A small fitness room has been well-equipped with a range of machines and is free for guests to use.
La Villetta Wellness Centre
The hotel's new wellness centre offers a range of relaxing massages (payable locally).
About the location
From its prime clifftop position, Sorrento has wide-angle views across the Bay of Naples to Mount Vesuvius. Palms and citrus groves cluster around grand villas and elegant hotels, and along the spaghetti-thin lanes of the old town you’ll find tiny trattorias and a generous helping of shops (bottles of limoncello, brightly painted ceramics and bespoke sandals are all must-buys). The main square, Piazza Tasso, is the place to head for a morning espresso, while the waterfront Marina Grande is the ideal spot for a dinner of freshly netted seafood. Sorrento’s location also makes it the perfect springboard for exploring more of the Neapolitan Riviera. Amalfi Coast towns like Positano and Ravello are in easy reach, as are the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Hop on a boat, meanwhile, and you can skim over to the islands of Capri and Ischia.
1 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.
Based on 1818 traveller reviews
91% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
“ A definite Grand Hotel
Haleh H, london
Aug 13 2018
Stayed in Grand Hotel Royal due to its location and other reviews. We were pleased with our choice as it was so convenient to walk to the main square or to the port to catch boats to visit other...
Stayed in Grand Hotel Royal due to its location and other reviews. We were pleased with our choice as it was so convenient to walk to the main square or to the port to catch boats to visit other islands. We had a junior suite which we shared with our teenager and there was plenty of room both in the bedroom as well as in the bathroom. We did not unfortunately get the sea view room however the street view was quite and we had a view of the little square/ park whcih was very nice considering we hardly spent anytime in the room. The hotel was exceptionally clean, from the rooms to the grounds/ swimming pools/ lobby etc so we were very happy with that. We ate twice in the hotel's a la carte resturant and the food was really good but a bit pricey but the quality and presentation was amazing so ofcourse you are expected to pay a bit extra for that. Just a warning that the first time we ate there on our first night we asked to pay rather than charge it to the room. The bill was approx 180 euros and we left a tip so paid 200 euros in total. When we came to check out however the bill was added to our room and when we told them to check with the staff that this was actually paid, all the staff denied it even though we knew exactly who we gave the money to. Eventually the hotel manager accepted that we had paid as our signature was not on the actual bill. However after a week of excellent service from everyone this really put the damper on our stay so please do check your room bill when checking out. This will not deter us from staying there again though as it was the best choice for us. We did the Amalfi one day tour booked through the hotel but visited Capri ourselves using the ferry as we did not want to spend a whole day. There was always beds available by the swimming pool even on days which we arrived in the afternoon. There were a few people who reserved their beds and disappeared for a few hours but I guess you will find that taking place everywhere. There were many good local resturant which we visited using the trip advisor reviews so do read them as it is a bit of hit and miss with some of the resturants overall if you just go into one. A must visit is to the Grand Marina (we took a taxi) and possibly the best sea food risotto we have had plus incredible views of small boats and the sea at night. It really was a magical place to visit at night. Despite our 'bill' saga on the last day however we were so happy with our choice of hotel.
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“ Excellent Hotel with Beautiful View
Simon B, London, United Kingdom
Aug 10 2018
Large, luxurious, bright hotel with plenty of different areas to suit all tastes. Room was very clean and staff were very friendly. The pool is a good size with various jacuzzi features in one part...
Large, luxurious, bright hotel with plenty of different areas to suit all tastes. Room was very clean and staff were very friendly. The pool is a good size with various jacuzzi features in one part of it. There are several bars to accommodate a good range of drinks and snacks wherever you choose to spend your day and the lunch we had in the outdoor restaurant was very good.
The word ???beachfront??? is a tiny bit misleading as there is no sand or ???beach??? as such, but there is a private sun deck at the foot of the cliff, accessible by a lift which is very nice to sunbathe on and has steps into the sea. There is a drinks & snack bar & toilets next to it so you can easily choose to spend your whole day down there. Towels & umbrellas are provided, it???s a lovely all day sun trap but there is shade if you prefer.
The sea is quite deep here, there is nowhere that you can touch the bottom & there is no lifeguard so it may not be as good for kids as the pool, but there are floats and noodles etc available to borrow.
The views from the terrace are beautiful and it???s a short transfer or 15 minute walk into town making this hotel a great choice for couples, friends or families.
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