Imperial Hotel Tramontano
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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.
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... drop down, either directly by steps or via a cobbled windy road.
The narrow streets were full of small shops and we had a meander before returning to the main square for a spot of people watching, as we stopped for a couple of drinks before dinner to take in the atmosphere.
Dinner was the Lonely Plant recommended Buffalo Inn, which was a bit off the beaten track but worth it for the lovely cured buffalo meats and some great pasta and gnocchi.
... and friends back home and we hope you are all well. Char VIDEO - it has a tendency to stop; just tap the arrow to continue. David is also including pictures of the Metro and the commuter train we took to and from Hotel to Sorrento and Pompei. Why? Don't ask ...
... noticed that there were no other boats on the stretch that had been teeming with ships on the way out. We found out later that they had even suspended ferry service that afternoon. On the plus side though, I did see a dolphin jump completely out of the water during the chaos. At first I thought it might have been a near death hallucination but then I saw him again and I'm fairly certain he was real.
As we rounded the final corner into the calm water of Sorrento ...
... 130km/hr and we kept to under that as Nick learned quickly that the cute Fiat 500 (1.2L) is a glorified golf cart and he would be flooring it to go 120km/hr. It was a gorgeous drive to Sorrento even on the Autostrada and not the coasts highway. It's like driving to Banff if everything, including the mountains, were green and lush and filled with trees. At one point in our drive this old Italian guy a bit behind us was driving exactly in the middle of 2 lanes ...
... around a bit. We were anxious to see more of the island, and didn't really care to shop, so we got back to the car and moved on to the next stop, which was a tiny little beach where we could play on the outcrops and look at the Faraglioni -- three rock formations rising out of the sea. We got pictures of waves crashing up behind us, pictures of the impossibly blue water, pictures of the Faraglioni (or as Tommy calls them, "Fraggle Rocks"), and ...