This hotel started out as a residential summer villa in the 19th century belonging to the Gargiulo family. Still keeping its fascinating atmosphere with antique furnishings and ceramic tiles plus the interesting architectural style of interwoven tufa stone cornices, the hotel was renovated in 2009 and has been transformed into a delightful building with a backdrop of blue sea. Comprising a total of 24 rooms, the air-conditioned property welcomes guests in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. A transfer service is offered from and to Naples Airport and the railway station on request. Further facilities on offer to guests include a hotel safe, currency exchange facilities, a cloakroom, lift access and a TV lounge. Guests may dine in the café or restaurant and sip their favourite drink in the bar. Business guests are sure to appreciate the conference facilities. In addition, WLAN Internet access, room service, a laundry service, a car park and bicycle hire are provided.The rooms offer several services such as individually regulated air conditioning, central heating and satellite TV. The suites have 2 rooms: a little living room with a telephone and ADSL Internet connection, 1 standard bathroom, 1 bathroom with a hydro massage mini pool and 2 balconies with views to the sea. Rooms with either double or king-size beds are available. All rooms feature an en suite bathroom with shower, bath and hairdryer. The rooms are additionally equipped with a direct dial telephone, radio, Internet access, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities and a balcony or terrace.
Guests can reach the hotel from Naples Airport or train station by bus or with the Circumvesuviana train.
The hotel has a small private beach with facilities. Hidden among the rocks like a pearl in its shell, this beach is a magical and little known ravine. It is also possible to lunch at this beautiful place immersed in nature and only a few paces from the sea. There are sun loungers and parasols laid out on the sun terrace at the hotel and on the beach for guests' use. The hot tub and massage service help guests to relax, whilst they may also go pedal boating. Visitors to Sorrento can enjoy the many restaurants and bars in their free time, as well as and most importantly, shops, craft workshops and exclusive boutiques for all tastes and needs: from lace to coral ornaments, inlaid boxes, hand-painted ceramics and mouth-watering sugared almonds and citrus liqueurs.