Sorrento Hotels Neapolitan Riviera, Italy

Sorrento is one of Italys' most popular tourist spots and offers stunning views, fantastic shopping and dining, and some great sightseeing. Many tourists visit Sorrento to relax, many more use the seaside town as a base for exploring the area.

Sorrento enjoys dry hot summers and mild winters, therefore summertime can be busy but lots of people are now choosing to visit at other times of the year when it is a little cooler which is ideal for sightseeing.

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Sorrento

The town of Sorrento is very experienced when it comes to dealing with tourism. Sorrento has hundreds of tourist shops, relaxed cafes and restaurants where you can sit at pavement tables and watch the world go by. Sorrento is popular with families with older children and couples of all ages.

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Sorrento Hotels (?)

Hilton Sorrento Palace Hotel Photograph of Hilton Sorrento Palace Hotel
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Luxury hotel with a huge range of facilities combining quality of service with a stunning location....

4.7 / 5 from 3 reviews

Zi Teresa Hotel Photograph of Zi Teresa Hotel
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The Zi Teresa Hotel offers guests a friendly and comfortable hotel. ...

4.5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Gardenia Hotel Photograph of Gardenia Hotel
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The Gardenia Hotel is well situated for easy access into the centre of Sorrento. Located on the main road; Corso Italia, Sorrento's main square is just a 10-15min walk away....

5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Grand Due Golfi Hotel Photograph of Grand Due Golfi Hotel
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This recently renovated hotel is a 4 star complex situated near Sorrento. It is the ideal destination for those looking for a relaxing and entertaining holiday....

4 / 5 from 3 reviews

Grand Ambasciatori Hotel Photograph of Grand Ambasciatori Hotel
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The Grand Hotel Ambasciatori is a prestigious hotel and offers guests an informal and cheerful atmosphere....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Grand Hotel La Pace Photograph of Grand Hotel La Pace
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Although the hotel does enjoy a quiet position, it is within easy reach of local amenities should you wish to leave the peaceful surrounds of the hotel at any stage....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Mediterraneo Hotel Photograph of Mediterraneo Hotel
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An elegant and superior hotel with an abundance of facilities combined with quality service; an ideal hotel to explore this area or just to relax....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Sorrento Town Suites Hotel Photograph of Sorrento Town Suites Hotel
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A friendly apartment complex set in history and charm with a central location and a perfect base for those looking to explore the area and all the local attractions....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Rivage Hotel Photograph of Rivage Hotel
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Rivage Hotel enjoys panoramic views over the Gulf of Naples and Mount Vesuvius from it's roof top terrace bar and restaurant....

3.5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Eden Hotel Photograph of Eden Hotel
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The Eden Hotel is situated close to Piazza Tasso and Piazza Lauro....

4 / 5 from 2 reviews

Esperidi Resort Hotel Photograph of Esperidi Resort Hotel
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Modern and comfortable hotel in a quiet location offering all the facilities for a relaxing stay....

4.5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Alpha Hotel Photograph of Alpha Hotel
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Surrounded by a well established Mediterranean garden, the hotel offers attentive service, an outdoor swimming pool and an award winning restaurant....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Grand Capodimonte Hotel Photograph of Grand Capodimonte Hotel
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The Grand Hotel Capodimonte is renowned for an accurate and professional service in a relaxing and quiet atmosphere. The hotel is located on the slopes of a hill and is surrounded by 50,000 sq. metre...

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Villa Igea Hotel Photograph of Villa Igea Hotel
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The hotel Villa Igea makes for an unforgettable vacation in one of the most famous places is the world Ideal for families and cuoples....

4 / 5 from 2 reviews

Michelangelo Hotel Photograph of Michelangelo Hotel
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The Michelangelo Hotel was refurbished in 2004 and offers guests hospitality, elegance and tradition....

4.4 / 5 from 5 reviews

Cesare Augusto Grand Hotel Photograph of Cesare Augusto Grand Hotel
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A superior hotel with an excellent location combined with quality and service making this an ideal base for exploring all the attractions in and around Sorrento....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Art Hotel Gran Paradiso Photograph of Art Hotel Gran Paradiso
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Traditional and classic hotel with stunning views and modern facilities offering all the amenities guests need for a relaxing and peaceful holiday....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Palazzo Abagnale Hotel Photograph of Palazzo Abagnale Hotel
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This small design hotel is located in the heart of Sorrento, within walking distance of the main square, harbour, train and bus links. ...

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Villa Romita Hotel Photograph of Villa Romita Hotel
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Comfortable hotel in a peaceful location offering guests a relaxing holiday....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Club Hotel Sorrento Photograph of Club Hotel Sorrento
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Offering good value for money this family run hotel is just a few steps from the attractive Marinella beach, and within easy reach of Sorrento's town centre....

4 / 5 from 2 reviews

Best Western La Solara Hotel Photograph of Best Western La Solara Hotel
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Family run hotel surrounded by fruit and olive groves with marvellous views and an out-of-town location, ideal for those seeking peace and relaxation....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Metropole Hotel Photograph of Metropole Hotel
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A popular hotel which combines comfortable accommodation and a peaceful location close to the beach and the resort centre with its shops, bars and restaurants....

4 / 5 from 3 reviews

Conca Park Hotel Photograph of Conca Park Hotel
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Comfortable hotel offering all the comforts and service combined with a location near to the historic town centre....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

La Residenza Hotel Photograph of La Residenza Hotel
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La Residenza Hotel is set in tropical gardens offering a range of facilities and close to the city centre, making it a peaceful base for exploring this area....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Carlton International Hotel Photograph of Carlton International Hotel
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The Carlton International hotel is situated in the centre of Sorrento a short bus ride from the square so all holiday makers can enjoy the town and surounding beauty....

4.6 / 5 from 5 reviews

Parco Dei Principi Hotel Photograph of Parco Dei Principi Hotel
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Exclusive and luxury hotel designed and furnished throughout by Gio Ponti, offering elegance and a range of facilites making it the perfect hotel if looking for pampering and a relaxing holiday....

2 / 5 from 1 reviews

Londra Hotel Photograph of Londra Hotel
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The family-run Londra Hotel is just 5mins from the beach and 15mins walk from the Piazzo Tasso in Sorrento. The hotel provides comfortable guest rooms with a good sized swimming pool, an ideal choice ...

3 / 5 from 3 reviews

Grand Aminta Hotel Photograph of Grand Aminta Hotel
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The Grand Aminta Hotel offers 110 guest rooms overlooking the Gulf of Naples...

4 / 5 from 3 reviews

Admiral Hotel Photograph of Admiral Hotel
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A stylish hotel combining a unique position overlooking the Marina Grande with all the modern comforts you would expect...

Alimuri Hotel Photograph of Alimuri Hotel
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This friendly and elegant Spa hotel offers a unique style in a panoramic position with its own private sandy beach....

Antiche Mura Hotel Photograph of Antiche Mura Hotel
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A superior and historic hotel with elegant interiors, antique furnishings and attentive staff, set in a garden of citrus trees, right in the heart of Sorrento...

Ascot Hotel Photograph of Ascot Hotel
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The Ascot Hotel is suitable for all holiday makers and is located in a very central position in Sorrento, with it's irresistible famous bars and restaurants and the smart boutiques in the main street...

Atlantic Palace Hotel Photograph of Atlantic Palace Hotel
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A comfortable and welcoming hotel overlooking the Bay of Naples and within easy reach of Sorrento, offering a peaceful location from which to explore the area....

Del Corso Hotel Photograph of Del Corso Hotel
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This 3 star hotel is situated in the historic centre of Sorrento and offers a comfortable base in a convenient location close to the main square, with plenty of shops and restaurants in the vicinity....

Delle Palme Hotel Photograph of Delle Palme Hotel
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It is an ideal choice for those looking for a pleasurable and relaxing holiday. It is consisted of elegant rooms designed to offer guests comfort and services....

Eliseo Park Hotel Photograph of Eliseo Park Hotel
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With easy access to Capri which is just across the water, the hotel is the deal base for exploring the area....

Europa Palace Hotel Photograph of Europa Palace Hotel
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The Europa Palace is situated in one of the best positions it is located in an oasis of peace overlooking the sea offering a panoramic view of the Gulf of Naples....

Freedom Holiday Residence Hotel Photograph of Freedom Holiday Residence Hotel
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Set in a large, private park, the Freedom Holiday Residence Hotel has a range of leisure facilities to keep the whole family entertained....

Gocce Di Capri Hotel Photograph of Gocce Di Capri Hotel
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The Gocce Di Capri Hotel is situated over looking Capri Naples Bay....

Grand Flora Hotel Photograph of Grand Flora Hotel
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Modern and comfortable hotel with stunning views over the Bay of Naples, offering a range of facilities and in a central location near to the beach....

Grand Hotel De La Ville Photograph of Grand Hotel De La Ville
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Superior hotel with a range of facilities in a central location; an ideal choice for a base to explore this area of Sorrento....

Grand Hotel Parco del Sole Photograph of Grand Hotel Parco del Sole
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Set in its own private park, this Mediterranean styled hotel offers a range of facilities combined with a central location....

Grand Hotel President Photograph of Grand Hotel President
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This four star, air-conditioned Grand Hotel President has a total of 90 rooms. It is set in a great location with views of Bay of Naples and Vesuvius, a quiet setting. Enjoy the swimming pool, fitness...

Grand Hotel Riviera Photograph of Grand Hotel Riviera
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The Grand Hotel Riviera is set on the clifftop with views over the Gulf of Naples and to Mount Vesuvius. Guests at the hotel have access to an outdoor pool and a private bathing platform accessible by...

Grand Hotel Royal Photograph of Grand Hotel Royal
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Elegant 4 star beachfront hotel set on a cliff overlooking the sea and in the heart of Sorrento, making this the perfect base for anyone looking for a relaxing holiday....

Grand Hotel Vesuvio Sorrento Photograph of Grand Hotel Vesuvio Sorrento
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The Grand Vesuvio Hotel is set on a hillside overlooking the Bay of Naples and offers guests a swimming pool on site....

Il Faro Hotel Photograph of Il Faro Hotel
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A family-run hotel offering a friendly atmosphere and good value for money. The hotel has an ideal central location at the seaport of Sorrento, great for boat trips to Capri, Ischia and Naples. ...

Il Mirto Bianco Hotel Photograph of Il Mirto Bianco Hotel
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Il Mirto Bianco Hotel is in the perfect position for visiting all the sights of Sorrento. This 3 star bed and breakfast hotel is ideal for a relaxing holiday or those wanting to explore....

Jaccarino Hotel Photograph of Jaccarino Hotel
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The Jaccarino Hotel is an ideal choice for those looking for a relaxing and pleasurable holiday situated in Sorrento....

Majestic Palace Hotel Photograph of Majestic Palace Hotel
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The traditional Majestic Palace Hotel has ample facilities and is set in pretty gardens with easy access to the centre of Sorrento and the beach....

Renovated in 2004, the hotel comprises a total of 125 rooms. Guests are greeted in an air-conditioned lobby featuring a 24-hour reception. Located in an area of the Sorrentine Peninsula, with amazing ...

Persico Villa Hotel Photograph of Persico Villa Hotel
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The Persico Villa offers spacious and comfortable accommodation for an enjoyable stay in Sorrento....

Plaza Hotel Photograph of Plaza Hotel
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Located near to the main square, the hotel features modern rooms, panoramic pool and a Sky Bar....

Relais Diana Hotel Photograph of Relais Diana Hotel
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Elegant family friendly hotel surrounded by nice scenery and views which enjoys a quiet location but within easy reach of Sorrento centre....

Residence Le Terrazze Hotel Photograph of Residence Le Terrazze Hotel
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The Residence Le Terrazze Hotel is situated in an enchanting position amongst lemon and olive trees....

Savoia Hotel Photograph of Savoia Hotel
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Family run hotel combining comfortable accommodation with a central location making this hotel good value for money....

Tasso Suites Photograph of Tasso Suites
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These modern suites are well equipped and centrally located, the perfect base for exploring this beautiful area....

Villa Fiorita Hotel Photograph of Villa Fiorita Hotel
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Charming hotel with exquisite views over the Gulf of Naples and with a range of facilities that makes this a peaceful base for exploring the area....

Villa Maria Hotel Photograph of Villa Maria Hotel
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Comfortable accommodation set in the heart of Sorrento and near to the beach making it an ideal setting for a relaxing stay....

Villa Oriana Relais Hotel Photograph of Villa Oriana Relais Hotel
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The hotel has its own entrance and private parking facilities and is spread over the 4 floors of a villa, 3 of which are reserved for guests only. The family is at guests complete disposal and is happ...

Villa Pane Hotel Photograph of Villa Pane Hotel
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This small simple villa set on a hillside above Sorrento has the most amazing panoramic views ideal for the lovers of nature....

Sorrento Reviews

Holiday Date:16th Aug 2017
Accommodation:Zi Teresa Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Nice pleasant and friendly town, wide range of shops, cafe's bar's and restaurants, with no hassling to use their premises very relaxing

Holiday Date:20th Jul 2017
Accommodation:Rivage Hotel
Room:Economy Room - Economy
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Taxis very expensive, meals not badly priced but the sides put the price up a lot. Shop prices good, large bottle of Peroni 66 ml 1.35€, in a bar from 5€ up. Car parking expensive and not many places to chill out without paying. Full of Yanks.

Holiday Date:20th Jul 2017
Accommodation:Rivage Hotel
Room:Economy Room - Economy
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Taxis very expensive 2 klicks 30€, minimum I paid was 20€, get the bus good and cheap.

Holiday Date:15th Jul 2017
Accommodation:Michelangelo Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

A fabulous place to visit sites and explore the bay of Naples and nearby beaches. We stayed last year and managed to visit Pompeii, Vesuvius, Capri and also managed a trip to Rome by train.

Holiday Date:8th Jul 2017
Accommodation:Hilton Sorrento Palace Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Such a lovely town. Beautiful shops and great food. Stunning views from the cliffs.

Holiday Date:8th Jul 2017
Accommodation:Hilton Sorrento Palace Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Great place. Lovely shops and food places and fantastic views.

Holiday Date:26th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Londra Hotel
Room:Balcony + Breakfast
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Sorrento is a beautiful place, surrounded by historical sites. Versuvius dominates the horizon magnificently, it is a very vibrant place, I spent many hours just watching the scooters and motorbikes riding precariously around the Town. Public transport was very cheap, trains/busses. You don't need to pay the money for arranged trips to sites of historical interest, just use public transport .What beaches there are have been privatised and you have to pay to use them, which I really didn't like. There was however one small stretch of beach for the public, though small and cramped, you had a feeling that you were all there for the same reason; to enjoy the sea and not be ripped off. Italy is going through similar financial crisis as many European countries. They appear to be addressing it by charging you for everything they can, be it going to toilet or standing on a beach.

Holiday Date:16th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Gardenia Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Very picturesque place with plenty of interesting places to visit.

Holiday Date:4th Nov 2016
Accommodation:Sorrento Town Suites Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

We had plenty of time to visit the area and were able to book trips to Pompeii and Amalfi, even though it was out of season. The Christmas decorations were being erected and looked lovely. This is a really good time to visit as there is still plenty to do and the temperature was still pleasant.

Holiday Date:16th Oct 2016
Accommodation:Eden Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Economy
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

It is a good base for visiting other areas on the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento had lovely shops and restaurants etc.

Holiday Date:23rd Sep 2016
Accommodation:Mediterraneo Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Very nice shops and restaurants.

Holiday Date:18th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Zi Teresa Hotel
Room:Standard Room
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

A great town with loads to see and do and eat! Base yourself from here and visit all the sites easily eg Amalfi, Capri, Naples, Pompei etc.

Holiday Date:26th Aug 2016
Accommodation:Esperidi Resort Hotel
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Room Only
(4 suns)

We visited some lovely restaurants local to our hotel. Sorrento very busy, the traffic and fumes are very bad. Went to some great places near Sorrento. Enjoyed the communal gardens and the peace of the church. Went to a lovely photographic exhibition near communal gardens amazing old building with great views of Vesuvius.

Holiday Date:17th Jul 2016
Accommodation:Villa Igea Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Vibrant, busy, pretty. Lots of restaurants (although little great variation in menus). Lots of little gift and art shops. It is a good centre for travelling by ferry or train, with lots of options if you want to get out of the city and try something else. Would recommend the cable car from Castelamarra (about 7 stops down the line on the Napoli train), to a forested area of walks and viewing points.<br /> <br /> One thing I found very disappointing is that no restaurant does kid's meals/portions. I think this is an Italian thing rather than a Sorrento thing. If you have small/fussy children it is an important thing to be aware of. You have to either share a meal with the child (which can be very limiting) or buy them an expensive adult meal which they probably won't finish (or give them chips or garlic bread). It isn't very satisfactory.

Holiday Date:28th Jun 2016
Accommodation:Grand Hotel La Pace
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

Whilst very busy there were all the facilities you could wish for and everywhere was easy to reach.

Holiday Date:18th Apr 2016
Accommodation:Grand Ambasciatori Hotel
Room:Superior Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Very busy during the daytime but eases off nicely in the evening just when you want to visit a local restaurant and stroll through the maze of narrow streets. Very good choice for visiting all there is to offer in this part of Italy.

Holiday Date:12th Mar 2016
Accommodation:Cesare Augusto Grand Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Sorrento is a beautiful town, all little cobbled streets with beautiful tall character buildings. Many many restaurants to choose from for just a coffee or a meal. Jump on the train to visit Pompei, Herculaneum or Naples. Take the bus to Amalfi and enjoy the mountain views of the coast. Expect to pay between 35 to 50 euros per couple for a meal with glass of wine and coffee. More expensive to eat around the square so have a wander round the side streets.

Holiday Date:1st Oct 2015
Accommodation:Eden Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Garden View
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

Oh what a beautiful place and so easy to get to others. We went to Pompeii by train, Capri by ferry, Amalfi Coast on Red Tour Bus, Mount Vesuvius on organised tour, Naples by ferry and open top bus tour of Sorrento. Felt very safe - Sorrento lovely and full of life where we were. Would highly recommend.

Holiday Date:25th Sep 2015
Accommodation:Club Hotel Sorrento
Room:Double Or Twin - Garden View
Board:Half Board
(3 suns)

Nice place, lots of bars and restaurants to choose from, good shops, good transport links making it easy to reach nearby places. Only downsides were the crowds and too many cars and mopeds. Other than that, very nice.

Holiday Date:18th Sep 2015
Accommodation:Metropole Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Partial Sea View
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

Sorrento is amazing, people friendly, so many places to eat and visit. Love it there but with a different hotel.

Holiday Date:12th Sep 2015
Accommodation:Londra Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

So much to do here. My 3rd time and would return every year. Bustling town with everything for everyone. Eating out needn't be expensive. Not really for kids. No football shirted idiots either. Beautiful place.

Holiday Date:11th Sep 2015
Accommodation:Carlton International Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Nice place to chill out.

Holiday Date:9th Sep 2015
Accommodation:Carlton International Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Excellent place to stay you can do as little or as much as you want loads to see and do.

Holiday Date:21st Aug 2015
Accommodation:Esperidi Resort Hotel
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

We were a bit apprehensive about visiting Sorrento as we thought it would of been a bit too expensive. We were there to attend our friends wedding and stayed for one week. We wished we were there for longer and so we will be definitely coming back some time in the future!!

Holiday Date:19th Aug 2015
Accommodation:Michelangelo Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

Nice resort, town very clean, lots of restaurants/shops etc. Lots of trip options- boat to Capri, Ischia, Amalfi, Positanos, Naples etc, wouldn't recommend Naples. We took a trip to Rome using a combination of local Campinia train and also high speed train from Naples to Rome (1 hour, 10 minutes). High speed train very modern with reclining chairs and complimentary snacks and drinks.

Holiday Date:5th Aug 2015
Accommodation:Metropole Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

Pretty town centre. Excellent base for sightseeing, train station easy enough to use. Great views of Vesuvius. Cheap enough to eat and drink.

Holiday Date:3rd Aug 2015
Accommodation:Metropole Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Promo
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

Wonderful resort, with plenty to do.

Holiday Date:15th Jul 2015
Accommodation:Grand Capodimonte Hotel
Room:Classic Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Historic town with narrow streets with great restaurants and lovely setting.

Holiday Date:9th Jul 2015
Accommodation:Hilton Sorrento Palace Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

It's not far away from the centre of Sorrento, close to wee restaurants and supermarkets.

Holiday Date:5th Jul 2015
Accommodation:Michelangelo Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

Sorrento is typical Italian relaxed, safe, warm and friendly. It is also well placed as a base to explore the area. Positano, Amalfi, Capri, Naples, as well as the famous Amalfi Drive. Pompei is a 25 minute train ride, Herculaneum 40 min. Sorrento has a wealth of shops and restaurants and the main road is closed to cars in the evening.

Holiday Date:15th Jun 2015
Accommodation:Alpha Hotel
Room:Classic Double Or Twin
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

Plenty of transport to other areas, we visited Pompeii by train and the Amalfi drive excellent. We went to the Foreigners Club, very good food with a great view over the bay reasonably priced.

Holiday Date:15th Jun 2015
Accommodation:Michelangelo Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

Love Sorrento. Beautiful resort which has access to other islands. Would imagine it would be very busy in July and August. Would love to go back.

Holiday Date:10th Jun 2015
Accommodation:Palazzo Abagnale Hotel
Room:Deluxe Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Plenty of restaurants in resort but most are very similar - try getting out to quieter village areas and sample more authentic Italian culture.

Holiday Date:16th May 2015
Accommodation:Villa Romita Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Villa Romita is a bus ride away and Sorrento makes a lovely day out.

Holiday Date:1st May 2015
Accommodation:Art Hotel Gran Paradiso
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Beautiful scenery, lovely people and inexpensive.

Holiday Date:27th Sep 2014
Accommodation:La Residenza Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(4 suns)

Sorrento is a perfect location for visiting all the main attractions by train or bus.<br /> Beautiful views of the coast and Vesuvius and plenty of restaurants and bars to relax after a a busy day doing the touristy things. The traffic is a pain and the hundreds of motor scooters are annoying leaving acrid exhaust fumes.

Holiday Date:19th Sep 2014
Accommodation:Carlton International Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Ideal location for all the famous sites from Pompeii to the Amalfi coast. Great restaurants bars and cafes. Roads and traffic is crazy but surprisingly when you go with the Italian flow it is very stimulating! Loved it.

Holiday Date:19th Sep 2014
Accommodation:Carlton International Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Very interesting town, fascinating traffic system with minimal signs and restrictions. Use of maximum common sense and politeness - and it works! Lots of great restaurants. Good centre for Capri, Positano, Amalfi.

Holiday Date:14th Sep 2014
Accommodation:Best Western La Solara Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:Half Board
(5 suns)

It has so many great views, lovely places around it to visit and masses of places to have something to eat or an ice cream. It is also handy to get the boat to nearby places including Capri. Good to see local crafts for sale.

Holiday Date:11th Aug 2014
Accommodation:Michelangelo Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Half Board
(3 suns)

Great location to see lots of places.

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Beaches

Sorrento is certainly not known for its beaches but there are a few around. Marina Piccola is a small sandy beach which is situated at the harbour and can be reached by numerous steps or by the lift that is located in the city park. Marina Grande is another sandy beach which is a 15 minute walk from the town centre.

Things to Do

There are lots of things to see in Sorrento and perhaps the best way to explore is by the road train that can be boarded from the main square. Lots of people also choose to cycle around but there is a good bus service or you can just enjoy strolling around at your leisure.

Sorrento's traditional fishing harbour, Marina Grande is the place to go and relax in one of it's restaurants and bars. You get some great views across to Naples and it is great for people watching.

Sorrento's largest park, Villa Comunale sits on a clifftop with some fantastic views across the Bay of Naples including Vesuvius, Naples and out towards Capri. With many palm trees, tropical plants and statues, it is a great place to relax and if you feel like it, you can take the steps that zig zag down to harbour or just sit and enjoy the sun.

The ancient walls which were once the defending fortifications against enemy attacks have been restored and are open to the public at certain times of the day and night so well worth a visit.

There are so many historic attractions, most of which are within a 500m radius of the main square, Tasso Square. There are lots of churches, museum and monuments just waiting to be explored.

Out and About

Sorrento is full of cafes, bars and restaurants, many of which are situated at the water's edge, here you will get to sample the traditional dishes and freshly cooked fish dishes whilst sampling some of the region's best wine. Many of the bars do stay open late but for those who like to party into the early hours, then there are a couple of clubs so you will not be stuck for somewhere to go.

There are all sorts of events going on throughout the year, ranging from food tasting, local festivals, various concerts and traditional performances so it is worth seeing what is going to be on whilst you are visiting.

The main street in Sorrento, Corso Italia, has a really good selection of shops, you will be able to find anything from Italian fashion design labels to home furnishings and beautiful ceramics. You can while away many an hour just browsing the shops looking at local produce or searching for a souvenir to take home.

Nearby Attractions

There are lots of places to visit whilst staying in Sorrento and Naples should certainly be on the list. Naples is a vibrant city with gothic churches, museums and castles to explore. You can enjoy wandering through the cobbled streets and do a little shopping or stopping for a bite to eat,

Take a trip to Italy's most popular tourist attraction, Pompeii. Many many tourists visit the world heritage site each year to catch a glimpse of what life was like in Roman times. There are many well preserved buildings and artifacts that are well worth seeing.

If fashion is your thing, then why not take the short ferry crossing over to the island of Capri. As well as the many designer shops and fashion boutiques you will be able to visit museum or take the chair lift to the top of the island for some fantastic views or visit the Blue Grotto under the island.

If you are looking for a more relaxing day then take a trip to Ischia and indulge in thermal mud baths, massages and hydrotherapy at one of the many health spas or at the beach with the natural lagoon of thermal mineral rich sea water.

Graph displaying average temperatures throughout the year at Sorrento

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