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“The glamour of the 19th century still shines through.”

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Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria
Ranked #4 of 100 Hotels in Sorrento
Alexandria, Virginia
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“The glamour of the 19th century still shines through.”
Reviewed 4 January 2012

The hotel was extremely responsive an well located. We wanted to go to Capri. A boat leaves from the dock when you exit the elevator from the rear of the hotel several times a day. It is a perfect day trip. The boat trip is only 30 minutes on a fast boat. The hotel restaurant was excellent and elegant and not over priced. Our suite was very large and decorated with antique furniture from the 19th century. The bathroom was almost the size of most standard hotel rooms. The view was special during the night ,as well as, during the day. December weather was a little brisk and damp, but the benefit was no crowds. The only vacationers we met were from Australia where it is summer vacation time.

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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Guido2011, Proprietario at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, responded to this review, 23 January 2012
Dear Guest,

thank you very much for your kind review and comments.
It makes us so happy to receive such positive feedback and especially you appreciated restaurant and rooms, and we really hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back at the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria soon!

My warmest regards,

Guido Fiorentino
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 December 2011

For our honeymoon this had to be perfect and it was! The hotel is magnificent and the view from our room oveert he Bay of Naples was very special. The breakfast room and restauatnt were stunning, room service great, grounds and pool were lovely. Close to the heart of Sorrento, we could not have found a more perfect place. Satff were courteous and helpful, our stay was a dream come true.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 10 December 2011

As you walk in to the property you feel like you are taking a step in time! The gardens are gorgeous and the hotel has an elegant and magical feel and the staff was very attentive. We stayed in a junior Suite 307 hight recommend it the views are spectacular and the Terras was a niece way to end the evening with glass of your favorite prosecco and in the mornings it's nice to arrange your breakfast and coffee.

In addition they have parking and everything you want to visit is within walking distance.

JP y Leonori

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Guido2011, Owner at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, responded to this review, 17 January 2012
Dear Mr. JP,

Thank you so much for your kind feedback on Tripadvisor.
We are very happy to hear that you appreciated our location, room and service.

We are already looking forward to welcoming you back at the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria - Sorrento very soon!

My warmest regards,
Guido Fiorentino
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 29 November 2011

we had a beautiful suite with an amazing view. the staff (including the bar and restaurant) were great. the location is the best! we have been all over the amalfi coast. this i a great area to stay and see everything.

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Guido2011, Proprietario at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, responded to this review, 5 December 2011
Dear Sir,

thank you indeed for taking the time to leave your nice comments on Trip Advisor.
We are very happy to hear that you appreciated our location, staff and service and that you had a nice stay with us.

We hope to welcome you and your family back at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria in the near future!

My warmest regards,

Guido Fiorentino
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 November 2011

My wife and I stayed at the Excelsior Vittoria from the 22nd - 28th of November and had a wonderful experience. We arrived from the train station, which is just a 5 minute walk away, and were immediately impressed by the 200m walk from the gate to the front door along a road lined with orange trees and beautiful flowers. Entering the hotel you think you've gone back in time to the 1930s, with it's classy, characterful antique furniture, and there's a real sense of it's historical significance with black and white photos of celebrities and royalty of the era who have stayed there on the walls.

November is typically low-season in Sorrento, so the hotel wasn't busy and we were upgraded to a sea-view room of Mount Vesuvius! The hotel overlooks the port and in my mind occupies possibly the best location in the city. It's situated just off the main Tasso Piazza and has an elevator from the terrace down to the port where you can catch boats to Capri and Naples.

The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful at all times and nothing was too much trouble. I would love to stay at this hotel again and if the price is right, perhaps in summer next time when the swimming pool and Orangerie Pool Bar are open. That being said, I'd highly recommend booking this hotel out of season (November - March) because you'll find the prices much more attractive and if the weather's on your side, you'll get to experience the beauty of Sorrento with the locals, because they far outnumber the tourists during this time.

This has to be the best 5* hotel I've stayed in!

Room Tip: We booked their lead-in room which is Garden View, but since I booked a Spa Package directly on the...
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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Guido2011, Proprietario at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, responded to this review, 5 December 2011
Dear guest,

thank you very much for having shared your comments on TripAdvisor following your stay with us.
We are very happy that you enjoyed your holiday at the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria and we really hope to have the chance of welcoming you back!

My warmest regards,

Guido Fiorentino
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Property: Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria
Address: Piazza Tasso, 34, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
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Region: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Sorrento
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Sorrento
#3 Luxury Hotel in Sorrento
#5 Business Hotel in Sorrento
#10 Romantic Hotel in Sorrento
#17 Family Hotel in Sorrento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €€€€
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria 5*
Number of rooms: 84
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Well-regarded Hotel comprising several buildings & newer villas in a clifftop garden, with fine views of the bay. ... more   less 
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Excelsior Vittoria
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