Imperial Hotel Tramontano

Neapolitan Riviera, Sorrento

Good for Couples

  • Traditional Italian hotel 
  • Overlooking the Bay of Naples
  • Sorrento is a five minute walk away

The Imperial Hotel Tramontano is located five minutes from Sorrento’s main square, the Piazza Tasso. It is positioned in an impressive clifftop position between Marina Piccola and Marina Grande. Take in the memorable views of the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius through the beautiful gardens or wander through Sorrento’s streets where you will find plenty of attractions, designer boutiques, upmarket restaurants and golden beaches below.

The hotel is very traditional and embraces its unique heritage - once a popular stop on the Grand Tours of the 18th and 19th centuries, it has played host to many illustrious writers, including Byron, Shelley and Keats . It is in an ideal central location and in the evenings you can  admire the beautiful setting from the terrace of the hotel’s restaurant, which serves traditional neapolitan cuisine. 

The hotel has 109 rooms. Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–12 years.


Bars & Restaurants

One of the great things about holidaying in Italy is that you are guaranteed to eat well! Dining at Imperial Hotel Tramontano is a treat for both the eyes and the tastebuds - the hotel’s restaurant Don Alfonso overlooks the Bay of Naples and has one of the best views we’ve ever seen. Treat yourself to some authentic, home-cooked, Italian cuisine as you enjoy watching the twinkling lights of the town come alive below.

Restaurant Belvedere

Restaurant Belvedere provides an elegant setting with panoramic sea views. The menu consists of traditional Italian foods and flavours, including the cannelloni, lovingly created by Chef Alfonso Iaccarino.  

Open: 07:00 - 10:00, 12:30 - 14:00 and 19:00 - 21:30.

Included for Bed and Breakfast and Half Board guests. The dress code is smart casual, gentlemen are required to wear long trousers during the evening.

La Terrazza Poolside Snack Bar

The poolside snack bar serves up speciality dishes throughout the day and is surrounded by the beautiful hotel gardens. 

Open: 10:00 - 17:00 from April to September.


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.


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.

Beach & Pools

Bathing Platform

An elegant bathing platform is cut into the cliff face and offers guests the chance to soak up the sun or take a dip. It can be accessed via a Roman path cut into the cliffs or by elevator.

Swimming Pool

The Imperial Hotel Teamontano offers guests the use of a mesmerising freshwater pool with a solarium and towel service.

About the location

Sorrento sits just south of Naples, along the breathtaking Amalfi coastline. Its beautiful, colourful buildings are set on the side of a cliff, offering spectacular views of the sea below from almost every road. It offers a taste of glamorous Italy, with narrow cobbled streets full of historic architecture and fine dining establishments. There are also plenty of designer boutiques where you can pick up gifts, souvenirs and locally made handicrafts, as well as chic Italian fashions.

Those wanting to explore will find the glamorous town of Amalfi within easy reach, as well as golden sandy beaches where you can simply relax. Ischia is also worth a day trip for its warm springs and history which dates back to the ancient Romans.

Transfer time
The hotel is one hour and 30 minutes from Naples Airport.
Twin Garden View

Max 3 adults

The twin garden view rooms offer views over 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

Twin Sea View French Balcony

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 bath.

Twin Sea View Balcony

Max 3 adults

The twin sea view rooms have magnificent high ceilings and 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 bath.

Junior Suite Sea View Balcony or French Balcony

Max 3 adults

Facing out towards the sea, the Junior Suites offer 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 bath.


Max 1 adult

The single rooms have no view and have single beds. Guests can enjoy air conditioning, free WiFi, a safe and a Minibar. The en suite bathroom contains a hairdryer.

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Tripadvisor review Sep 30 2022
I would only recommend this hotel for the view. As a couple in our early 30s, we walked by much better options for what we were looking for in a hotel (pool that stays open past 6 PM, functioning...
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A must stay in Sorrento.
Margaret R, Manchester, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Sep 30 2022
Excellent location. First impression, Room 126 was in the servants quarters! The room had a wonderful sea view, very comfy beds and spotlessly clean. The bathroom was dated but the same quality. Once...
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