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Grand Hotel De La Ville

  • Neapolitan Riviera, Italy, Sorrento

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The elegant and classic Grand Hotel De La Ville is located near the centre of Sorrento with all the amenities of this lovely town on your doorstep.

The rooftop swimming pool (normally open from May to September) and terrace have fantastic views towards Vesuvius. The Hibiscus Bar is located next to the pool and offers snacks during the day and an enchanting place to enjoy a cocktail in the evenings as the last rays of sun set over the Bay of Naples. There is also a second, larger pool in the hotel’s small garden and the courtyard provides a cool space for relaxation.

Grand Hotel De La Ville is renowned for its excellent cuisine with expert chefs blending traditional cuisine with creative techniques that make the most of locally-grown ingredients. An elegant lounge bar provides an ideal place for a pre-dinner drink and at the end of the day, you’ll find comfortable guest rooms that have been finished in a typical Neapolitan style.


  • No. of rooms: 120
  • No. of buildings: 0
  • No. of floors: 0
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4

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

Partial Sea View Rooms sleep up to three adults and enjoy side sea views from the balcony.

Sea View Rooms are available on request, please call to book.


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


Enjoy a varied buffet breakfast with a wide choice of hot and cold food. Dinner is taken in L'Altea restaurant that serves international and regional cuisine.

Board basis options available

  • Full Board
  • Half Board


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.

Things to do in resort

Amalfi Drive

The Amalfi Drive is one of the most famous roads in the world. Join an excursion or hop on a local bus to enjoy panoramic views along the hairpin roads that hug the cliffs from Sorrento down to Salerno. 

Pompeii & Herculaneum

These fascinating historical sites are an easy day trip from Sorrento. Famous Pompeii draws hundreds of visitors each day while Herculaneum is lesser known but its location closer to Mount Vesuvius means its better preserved and well worth a visit. We recommend taking a guided tour to learn all about these once-thriving towns.

Visit Naples

Naples is normally skipped by most visitors to the Neapolitan Riviera but this coastal city offers an authentic charm and plenty to see and do. It rivals Rome with its wealth of historic monuments and archaeological sites and has lively piazzas filled with restaurants serving some of the region’s best food.

Explore the Coast

The towns along the Amalfi Coast are best explored by boat. Take a sunset tour from Sorrento, hop off at Amalfi and visit beautiful towns like Positano, or sail across to the stunning isle of Capri.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 14.3798819
  • Latitude: 40.6285344

For more information on travel and transport visit our Sorrento page


Capri & Anacapri (full day)

This popular excursion showcases some of the best sights on the glamorous island of Capri. Your day will start with a visit to Villa San Michele - Built by Dr. Axel Munth in the beginning of the 19th Century, this beautiful villa boasts some of the best views on the island from its terraces and manicured gardens. The next stop will be bustling Capri Town to explore streets that are filled with designer boutiques, local craftsmen and chic cafés, before heading to the Gardens of Augustus in Anacapri that overlook the famed Faraglioni Rocks. You’ll then enjoy some free time on the island before heading back to Sorrento in the early evening.

Departs: Daily from 01 May – 31 Oct

Price: £75pp - entrance fees (approx. €9pp) and lunch are payable locally

Amalfi Drive (full day)

The Amalfi Drive is said to be one of the most spectacular roads in Europe, winding along the cliffside from Sorrento with panoramic views at every bend. You’ll stop off at Amalfi, which is dominated by a stunning cathedral before heading to Ravello where you’ll visit Villa Rufolo that gave Wagner the inspiration to create one of his most famous operas, Parsifal.

Departs: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 01 May – 31 Oct

Price: £36pp – entrance fees (approx. €7pp) and lunch are payable locally

Pompeii & Vesuvius (full day)

This full day excursion takes you on a guided tour of one of the most fascinating archaeological sites of ancient Rome. This unsuspecting town was buried by the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. before being carefully excavated to allow visitors are rare insight into ancient Roman life. An expert guide will lead the group around the most interesting buildings and bring history to life. A coach will then take you to within 1,000 metres of the top of Mount Vesuvius where you will walk the rest of the wat to the crater (wear comfortable shoes) and enjoy panoramic views across the Bay of Naples.

Departs: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 01 May – 31 Oct

Price: £44 – entrance fees (approx. €25pp) and lunch are payable locally

Pompeii (half day)

Enjoy a half day tour of Pompeii on this fascinating excursion of one of the world’s most famous ancient sites. Our guide will take you slowly through some of the ancient streets of Pompeii where you can see the baths, forums and villas built by the prosperous Romans in the year 80 B.C. and marvel at the fabulously preserved frescos which adorned the walls and floors of the villas.

Departs: Mondays and Wednesdays from 01 May – 31 Oct

Price: £34 – entrance fees (approx. €15pp) payable locally

Pompeii & Wine Tasting (half day)

After a walking tour of Pompeii with an expert guide you’ll travel by air-conditioned coach to the slopes of Mount Vesuvius for a wine tasting experience. After a short walk through the vineyards, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch of salami, cheeses and seasonal vegetables, and a tasting of three of the area’s famous Lachryma Christi wines.

Departs: Wednesdays from 01 May – 31 Oct

Price: £93 – entrance fees (approx. €15pp) payable locally

Vesuvius (half day)

This half day tour takes you to the top of Mount Vesuvius where you can enjoy incredible panoramic views from one of Europe’s most famous volcanoes. You’ll be taken by coach to 1,000 metres before ascending to the top by foot so comfortable footwear is essential. On the way back to Sorrento, you’ll stop at the Mieralogical Museum of Vico Equense.

Departs: Mondays from 01 May – 31 Oct

Price: £30 – entrance fees (approx. €10pp) payable locally

Sorrento Musical

Enjoy a fun evening of musical theatre at the Tasso Theatre. The show lasts 75 minutes and reconstructs Sorrento’s cultural roots through song and dance in a light-hearted and energetic performance. You’ll enjoy a welcome drink at 8.30pm and orchestra music before the show begins and 9.30pm. The evening continues after the performance with the opportunity to stay and enjoy the music.

Shows: Daily except Friday from 01 May – 31 Oct

Price: £24


Restaurants & Bars

Restaurant L’Altea and La Camelia offer traditional cuisine in an elegant setting. The dining room overlooks the hotel’s gardens where you can choose to eat during warmer weather. Guests on half board will eat dinner here.

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.

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.

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

Pools & Beaches

You’ve got a choice of two swimming pools at Grand Hotel De La Ville from May to September – head to the rooftop pool for uninterrupted sun and stunning sea views, or choose the quieter pool that’s nestled amongst lush vegetation in the hotel’s garden.


The hotel’s small wellness centre is perfect for those looking for an indulgent and relaxing day where you can enjoy a range of massages.

General Facilities

  • Free wifi

Special Offers

Early Booking Offer: Save 15% on the hotel price for holidays between 01 - 11 Apr 19 or save 8% on the hotel price for holidays between 12 Apr - 31 Oct 19 booked by 15 Feb 19.

Honeymoon Offer: Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine.

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