Grand Hotel De La Ville

  • Neapolitan Riviera, Italy, Sorrento

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Staying at Grand Hotel De La Ville means you'll be just ten minutes walk from the centre of Sorrento with all the amenities of this buzzing town on your doorstep. Up on the rooftop, there's a lovely temperature controlled pool (normally open from May to September) and a terrace with amazing views towards Vesuvius. The Hibiscus Bar is just beside the pool, so you can enjoy drinks and snacks from the comfort of your lounger throughout the day. In the evening it's a great place to sip a cocktail and catch the last rays of sun as it sets over the Bay of Naples. There's also a second, larger pool in the hotel’s small garden and the courtyard here has some nice shady spots to relax.

The hotel's known for its fantastic food. Expert chefs blend traditional cuisine using creative techniques that make the most of locally-grown ingredients. La Magnolia lounge bar is ideal is you fancy a post-dinner drink in an elegant, yet cosy setting. At the end of the day, retreat to your comfortable room that's been finished in a typical Neapolitan style. The double rooms have nice balconies that look out over the gardens and some have side sea views.

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 5 mins by private car from Naples airport.

Added value

Free nights available between 16 – 31 Oct 21 (min 7 night stay, not combinable)

Honeymoon Offer: Free bottle of sparkling wine

Free nights available between 14 – 31 Oct 22 (min 7 night stay, not combinable)

Early booking offer available for summer 2022 (ends 15 Feb 22, not combinable)

  • No. of rooms: 120
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 5
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

A tourist tax of approx. €3 per person per day is payable locally.

Baby cots are available on request for approx. €16 per night, payable locally.


Double Rooms are decorated in a typical style with vietri floor tiles and traditional furniture. They measure about 20-24m² and have a balcony, air conditioning, TV, free Wi-Fi, safe and hairdryer. The can sleep up to three adults. 

Partial Sea View Rooms are about 20-24m² and sleep up to three adults. These rooms enjoy side sea views from the balcony.

Single Rooms have garden views and are available on request, please call to book. 

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

Please note that this hotel may not be suitable for guests with walking difficulties. The hotel does have a lift, but it is not wheelchair accessible and there are steps in some places. 


Sorrento is best known for its remarkable views. From its perch on the Sorrentine Peninsula, it peers straight over the Bay of Naples to Mount Vesuvius.

Looking inwards, you’ll find a town with a historic centre of cobbled streets and craft shops. Wander the shady lemon groves of the Museum Correale, catch a concert in the Franciscan Cloisters, or hunt out a bottle of freshly made limoncello liqueur.

Sorrento doubles as an ideal base for day trips along the dramatic Campania coast. Naples, the Amalfi Coast, and the islands of Capri and Ischia are all within easy reach.


Pre book your excursions online or give us call

Capri & Anacapri from £91 per person (full day)

Head over to the glamorous Island of Capri on a fast jetfoil boat. You’ll be met by a local guide who will take you up to Villa San Michele in Anacapri, the highest point on the island. You get the best views from the villa’s terraced gardens, so don’t forget your camera! Check out the designer boutiques, chic cafés and local craft shops as you stroll along Via Camerelle to the Gardens of Augustus and the Piazetta on a walking tour of Capri town. Enjoy some free time here or make an additional stop off at the Blue Grotto (payable locally).

Departs: Daily - entrance fees (approx. €9), lunch and optional Blue Grotto boat trip (approx. €30) are payable locally. Not recommended for guests with walking difficulties.

Amalfi Drive from £43 per person (full day)

The Amalfi Drive is one of the most spectacular roads in Europe, winding along the cliffs from Sorrento with panoramic views at every bend. You’ll stop off at Amalfi – it’s famous for its handmade paper crafts. Here you'll have time to explore the Cathedral and town. You’ll have the chance to hop on a boat trip to admire the dramatic Almalfi coastline from the water (payable locally).  Next stop, Ravello, where you’ll visit the Villa Rufolo that gave Wagner the inspiration to create one of his most famous operas, Parsifal.

Departs: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - entrance fees (approx. €7), lunch & optional boat trip are payable locally.

Pompeii & Vesuvius from £50 per person (full day)

Tour one of the most fascinating archaeological sites of ancient Rome, Pompeii. The town was buried by the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. On a guided visit you’ll be given a rare insight into ancient Roman life, as you explore the excavations of the town preserved in time. In the afternoon you’ll be taken within 1,000 metres of the top of the Mount Vesuvius. From here you can walk up to the volcanic crater. You’ll have panoramic views across the Bay of Naples from the top.

Departs: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays – entrance fees (approx. €26.50) and lunch are payable locally. Not recommended for guests with walking difficulties. Wear suitable clothing for the altitude and comfortable walking shoes.

Pompeii from £41 per person (half day)

Take a guided visit of Pompeii and explore one of the world’s most famous Roman sites. Our guide will lead you through some of the ancient streets where you can see the baths, forums and villas built by the prosperous Romans. The city was engulfed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD preserving the city in time. From the 18th century onwards excavations have gradually revealed fabulously preserved frescos which adorned the walls and floors of the villas can still be admired.

Departs: Mondays and Wednesdays - entrance fees (approx. €16.50) payable locally. Not recommended for guests with walking difficulties.

Pompeii & Wine Tasting from £106 per person (half day)

Led by an expert local guide you’ll explore the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, before making your way to the slopes of Mount Vesuvius for a wine tasting experience. The art of wine making has been passed from generation to generation in this region. Stroll through the vineyards, before sampling three of the area’s famous Lachryma Christi wines accompanied by a tasty lunch of local produce, salami, cheeses and seasonal vegetables.

Departs: Wednesdays – entrance fees (approx. €16.50) payable locally. Not recommended for guests with walking difficulties.

Almalfi Coast Experience from £80 per person (full day)

The UNESCO protected Amalfi Coast is made up of thirteen towns perched on the dramatic coastline. We’ve selected three of our favourites for you to explore today. First Positano, the colourful clifftop village, filled with art galleries, craft shops, cute café’s and cobbled streets. The drive will continue through the picturesque villages until you reach Almalfi, the historic maritime town, known for its hand-made paper production. The final stop will be in the hilltop town of Ravello with its breath-taking Terrazzo dell’Infinito.

Departs: Daily – optional entrance fees and lunch are payable locally.

Paestum & Buffalo Farm from £63 per person (full day)

Visit the ancient archaeological site of Paestum, the Doric temples are some of the best preserved Greek temples in the world. A visit to the museum will give you an insight into the fascinating history of the archaeological site. Here you’ll see ancient artefacts, sculptures and tomb paintings discovered during excavations. Continue to a local buffalo farm where they produce the famous buffalo mozzarella, for a guided tour. You’ll learn about the cheese making process and get to try the creamy mozzarella yourself.  

Departs: Tuesday - entrance fee to Paestum/Museum (approx. €8) and lunch are payable locally

Herculaneum from £41 per person (half day)

Herculaneum is located in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. Take a guided visit of the UNESCO world heritage site to learn about its tumultuous and fascinating history. Herculaneum was hit by pyroclastic flows during the devastating eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD. This pyroclastic surge, however, preserved many artefacts including wooden objects, mosaics and paintings giving an insight into the ancient city’s past.

Departs: Wednesday - entrance fee to Paestum/Museum (approx. €13) is payable locally. Not recommended for guests with walking difficulties.

Pompeii & Herculaneum from £60 per person (full day)

Spend the day discovering Pompeii and Herculaneum, two of the largest ancient cities that were struck by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD. Both were extensively excavated in the mid-18th century revealing the incredible archaeological sites that you can see today. You’ll have the opportunity to compare these ancient cities and notice the different building styles during guided tours of the sites.

Departs: Sunday - entrance fees to Pompeii & Herculaneum (approx. €29.50) and lunch are payable locally. Not recommended for guests with walking difficulties.

Pompeii & Herculaneum Select Tour from £118 per person (full day)

Join a small group tour of the incredible archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum. First you’ll head to Pompeii to see the site that was preserved by the lava flows that swept through the city when Vesuvius erupted in 79AD. After the tour you’ll head to a traditional local restaurant to for a delicious Neapolitan lunch. Later visit Herculaneum, the smaller fishing town that was also hit by the eruption of Vesuvius. Not recommended for guests with walking difficulties.

Departs: Sunday - entrance fee to Pompeii & Herculaneum (approx. €29.50) are payable locally. 

We act at all times as a selling agent for the suppliers. All excursions require minimum numbers to run and are subject to change. Some excursions may not be available to pre-book in low season but may be available to book locally subject to numbers. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please see our terms & conditions.

  • Two swimming pools (normally open May to Sep)
  • Wellness centre at nearby Grand Hotel Ambasciatori (200m away, payable locally, closed Fridays).
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking (payable locally approx. €28 per day)

Enjoy a varied buffet breakfast with a wide choice of hot and cold food. Coffeee will be served to you at the table. Dinner is taken in L'Altea restaurant that serves international and regional cuisine. You can also upgrade to full board for a supplement.

Restaurant L’Altea offers traditional cuisine in an elegant setting. The dining room overlooks the lovely hotel’s gardens. Guests on half board will eat dinner here. Breakfast 7am - 10am, Lunch 12pm - 2pm and dinner 7pm - 11pm.

Restaurant La Camelia is the hotels à la carte restaurant. On warmer evenings guests can choose to dine in the garden. Breakfast 7am - 10am, Lunch 12pm - 2pm and dinner 7pm - 11pm.

The Garden Snack Bar & Grill is tucked away in the hotel’s gardens and serves lunches including grilled specialities, freshly-made salads and deserts. Open from 12pm - 4pm.

Bar Hibiscus is located on the roof terrace and is open during the day for snacks and light refreshments. In the evenings, head here for a cocktail while the sun sets over the Gulf of Naples. Open from 9am - 7pm.

Bar La Magnolia is a lovely bar located in the hotel’s lobby with a cosy terrace and a large selection of drinks. It’s open all day and offers a small menu of light lunches. Open from 9am - 12.30am.

Board basis options available

  • Full Board
  • Half Board
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 14.3798819
  • Latitude: 40.6285344
  • Location Description:
    • Central location in Sorrento
    • 600 metres to Sorrento train station
    • 600 metres to the SITA bus station
    • 1 kilometre to Sorrento port & ferry terminal

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per person from £551
Includes £18pp discount
Grand Hotel De La Ville
Sorrento, Neapolitan Riviera,Half Board
04/05/2022 - 3 nights
3 adults
From London Gatwick
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