Imperial Hotel Tramontano
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It was an early start today. The alarm went off at 6:00am and we started getting ready for our day. We ordered room service the night before and it showed up promptly at 6:30. By 7:30 we were in the ship's theatre waiting to get off the ship for our tour. We booked a tour of the Amalfi Coast and Pompeii. We were on the bus with our guide Margot and …
... totally blocked). Motorbikes and scooters filter in traffic, overtaking on all sides and at times totally ongoing lane markings. Give a little warning and you can comfortably turn across traffic to go down a side road or to zip into a parking space on the other side of the road. It shouldn't work but it does.
Still I was glad to have Alessandro drive. I could relax and take in the views, and OMG the views were incredible. Every twist and turn brought a ...
... sort of guidance. I felt like a proud parent when they safely returned to me that afternoon.
I was certainly sad to see them go late into the night on Sunday, but I was happy to have the opportunity to see them after two months away from home, and an unspecified amount of time left until I return to America...
The next entry will describe my spring break adventures, so prepare yourselves for that!
... fish. Both dishes were delicious. Walked to the cliff edge, still tens of metres above the water and looked over the little port and beyond. No beach to speak of and what sand there was is a dirty black colour, nothing like Robe ! Wandered back through the shops selling the local produce, limoncello, lemon based trickets or inlaid wood veneer products. The free tastings of the 32% liquor gave us enough fuel to get back for a quiet night ...
... re really expensive. I'm actually just getting over a cold that I've had for this last week. I had a sore throat and was really congested but there was really nothing I could do about it. I don't know if it's the new diet or lifestyle I have over here but it was the quickest and mildest cold I've ever had. I was really thankful because it didn't get in the way of my beautiful weekend away. Friday morning at 7:00 am we got on a ferry to bring us to the island of Capri. It's the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsImperial Hotel Tramontano Sorrento
The view was beautiful.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Imperial Hotel Tramontano Sorrento
Come Back to Sorrento
Remembering the Hotel Tramontano is all too easy. Casting my mind back to the 80's when my husband and I stayed there 5 years on the trott. We always booked a Sea View room for 2 weeks and were never ever disappointed. The Staff we knew well, we were treated like guests but also like family by then. We always felt like 'movie stars'. My, how the place must have changed by now, but no drop in standards I'm sure.
I will always hold this place close to my heart and hope to 'Come Back to Sorrento' once again in the future. I cannot even begin to reflect on those memories in this short space of type.......... Only to say, Torna Soriento'.Kind RegardsJill
What a view!
We've stayed at the Tramontano twice and have enjoyed both stays. The head waiter is a Roger Moore lookalike - very charming and attentive.
Views of the bay of Naples are superb if you get a front facing room - pity there aren't more balconies. The food the second time round was not as good as the first time - the same sort of things each day, not always hot. The public rooms are spectacular and opulent, bedrooms much smaller than the usual. Location is fab - right in the centre of Sorrento.
My wife and I stayed at the Tramontano Hotel for 2 weeks in August 03.
The hotel is situated within Sorrento and is perched on the cliff top, it is ellegant and a very relaxing place. The Staff made us feel like we were the only people there,they had a very relaxed attitude,it was never too much trouble for them to ask about your day and share a joke with you. The food was varied and always excellent.We had a room with a balcony overlooking the bay of Naples, which was not only breathtaking, with Versuvius in the background,but meant there was always something to look at in the bay, including the cruise ships dropping anchor for a visit to Sorrento.
Beautiful views over Bay of Naples from bedroom balcony, worth the extra expense. Traditional Italian public rooms, decor and furniture in keeping with period, elegant yet comfortable. Excellent restaurant service, Italian style meals, wonderful view again of the bay from restaurant. Delightful gardens and swimming pool, private and cool in the heat. I would recommend it to people who like comfort, peace and quiet ,yet courteous service.
Imperial Tramontano Hotel
Just returned from southern Italy and the Imperial Tramontano Hotel in Sorrento was a wonderful place to stay. It had a great location and a safe place to park a car. When visiting the Amalfi Coast I would recommend staying in Sorrento - it is relatively flat and easy to walk around. There are great restaurants, shopping and lots to do at night. From Sorrento it is easy to take a bus or boat to Capri, Naples, Amalfi, Positano, or anywhere else in the area - don't even think about driving because there is nowhere to park. I would return to Sorrento in a minute.
This Tramantano was fabulous!
We stayed at the Tramantano for a week in June, 2003 for our honeymoon and we absolutely loved this hotel. It was very centrally located and we had an amazing suite overlooking the ocean and Mount Vesuvius. The staff was nice and the rooms were clean. We didn't use the beach because it was always very crowded and while access to the beach for hotel guests is free, you do have to pay to use a lounge chair and beach umbrella. Instead, we sat by the pool, which was beautiful, relaxing and much less crowded. We would definitely stay there again.
It was a very nice stay
We stayed here for 2 nights during our honeymoon in June. The hotel and staff were very nice and accommodating. It was very clean and centrally located to shops and restaurants. Our room was overlooking the garden and it was extremely spacious by Italian standards. The breakfast and service were all excellent.
imperial tramantano is worth every euro ,the hotel ,the staff, are brilliant.i cant wait to go again
What a place!!
A+ Fantastic rooms, we had a balony suite over looking the ocean.
Outstanding service, terrific location, Beautiful decor!! Well worth the $$.
Best Hotel I have ever stayed in
Beautiful old Hotel. Exterior looks to have seen better days but do not let this fool you. Inside you will find a very comfortable and modern Hotel, with it's own individual style. The Public areas are decorated in a grand style, and all rooms are individually decorated. Wonderfull views across the bay of Naples & Vesuvius are available.
Imagine sitting on the terrace overlooking the bay sipping cocktails whilst the piano entertains you quietly in the background. Perfect.