This house has been patronized by royalty, including Queen Wilhelmina of Holland, Empress Maria Alexandrowna of Russia and Edward VII as Prince of Wales in 1862 and later as King of Great Britain. The west wing of this hosterly is the historical birthplace of the celebrated Italian poet Torquato Tassso Author of Jerusalem Delivered and Aminta March 11th 1544 The breath taking view of our hotel dominates the Gulf of Naples with the spectacular Vesuvio in the background The garden, designed by English gardeners at the end of the 19th century, conserves rare Mediterranean and sub tropical trees. Surrounded by local orange and lemon plants and from Camelias of all ages.


Address: ia Vittorio Veneto, 1, 80067 Sorrento Napoli, Italy

From Highway A/3 Napoli - Salerno go towards Naples until the Castellammare di Stabia exit.

Take the Castellammare di Stabia exit and continue on SS 145 for about 23 Km, continue through various different towns before arriving in Sorrento (Vico Equense, Meta, Piano di Sorrento and Sant'Agnello). Sorrento is approximately 48 kilometers from Naples and is about a 1 hour drive without traffic. .


The richness of detail in the suites and rooms, with views over the Gulf or over the Mediterranean park filled with rare centuries-old plants, makes them unique, every one different.

All fitted with the main comforts: direct phone line, individually adjusted air-conditioning, plasma-screen satellite TV, minibar and electronic safe.

The hotel's clifftop position allows the deep blue of the sea to permeate the rooms.


Set in the midst of the hotel park, the freshwater pool offers terraces, solarium and towel service.

Poolside there is the snacks restaurant and petite brasserie. The Terrace, an oasis just right for savouring speciality dishes while relaxing in the sun, surrounded by the luxuriant greenery of the park.

The 16th century Stella Maris Chapel, a true gem lavishly frescoed and accessed from the hotel's courtyard, was completely restored in 1890.

An elevator links every floor of the hotel to the beach below, which can also be reached on foot via an old Roman path cut into the tufa stone cliff of Sorrento.

Da maggio a settembre, una tipica imbarcazione sorrentina, per un massimo di dieci persone, e prenotabile per escursioni sia di mattina che di pomeriggio lungo la costa della penisola Sorrentina e il Golfo di Napoli, offrendoti la possibilita di scoprire le baie piu incantevoli, le spiagge piu nascoste, per un tuffo nelle acque cristalline delle Sirene, tra mito, leggenda e bellezze naturali incomparabili.


By day it reflects the blue of the sea and sky, whilst in the evening it reserves a romantic atmosphere with the delicate pattern of fishing lights.

The kitchen, proud possessor of the old recipes of the head of the dynasty Alfonso Iaccarino, such as his mouthwatering cannelloni, continues the traditional and homely art of Neapolitan cuisine, all supervised by Chef Alfonso Iaccarino, patron of Don Alfonso 1890.

The cuisine is Mediterranean with meticulous attention paid to the quality of its raw materials. Chef Alfonso Iaccarino is greatly inspired by nature, strictly following the seasons in his chosen ingredients.