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“Grand Hotel Aminta”
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Grand Hotel Aminta
Ranked #23 of 100 Hotels in Sorrento
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Brilliant Hotel, Fantastic Staff, Very welcoming, very clean, nothing is to much for them to make sure your holiday meets and exceeds your expectations. Gala nights in the restaurant were very good with entertainment and a 5 course meal that showed off the chefs skill.

Room Tip: most rooms overlooking the pool have views down to Sorrento and the Bay of Napples, To the front vie...
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  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

We stayed at the Aminta for 10 days on half board on 10th may13.What can we say except that fantastic all round,the reception staff were so lovely and helpfull,the diningroom staff were all so friendly and helpfull and our meals were excellent .We had good sevice when we were in the bar with really nice staff.The pool area and terrace is beautifull with fantastic views allround.Our room was really lovely and our maid kept it so nice .We are definately coming back to the Aminta next May 2014 So we rate the Aminta 110%and many thanks to all the staff for helping to giving us such a lovely holiday.

Room Tip: We were on floor 3 with sea view and the bed was so comfotable also we were Married at the San Franc...
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Reviewed 30 May 2013

We stayed at the Grand Hotel Aminta with our 2 teenage sons. Both of our rooms were of a very high standard as was the hotel throughout. The restaurant was fantastic and staff were extremely professional and attentive. The food was excellent - even the fussy teenagers loved it.
There is a beautiful pool-side area where you can relax and watch the sunset over the bay.
We used the footpath down to the town on a regular basis but the walk back up may be challenging for some. A hotel shuttle bus runs at intervals to and from the town and the streets are enchanting after dark.
We would go back again without hesitation.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled with family
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1  Thank Batca
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Reviewed 29 May 2013

We stayed at the Aminta for a week half board booked through Thomsons. Great value for money. Hotel restaurant was lovely with a good choice of food.
The shuttle bus was a great service departing every hour. The walk down to Sorrento centre was nice also though, but I wouldn't have walked back up!
Hotel room was really clean and regular maid service.
Would recommend staying here and would stay here again!

Room Tip: We had a balcony and it was definitely worth it
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3  Thank Emma T
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Reviewed 29 May 2013 via mobile

We stayed a week at the Aminta and you really can't go wrong here.

With the Aminta you are about 5 mins drive out of town up on the hill, so you have incredible views. If you are worried about accessibility, don't be, there's a free shuttle bus hourly.

The only part of your stay you may want to consider is dining. The restaurant is either overpriced or not good quality for the price, depending on your view. We ate in town most evenings though, so no need for that to be much of an issue

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2  Thank Craigsoota
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

We stayed at The Aminta in April. We booked through Thomson. It was myself and my two teenage girls.
The journey there was ok. It was bank holiday and took an hour extra due to traffic. Our room was nice with three single beds at the end of the top floor. The view from the room was lovely over Capri. The sunsets were gorgeous. The bathroom had a spectacular view of Vesuvius the room was small but perfectly adequate. Importantly it was quiet at night once the double glazed balcony doors were closed.
The food was a bit repetitive but lovely. I found the head waiter a bit intimidating as he watched the staff like a hawk and shouted at them. Also we had the same table every day. We were not allowed to move! When I asked if we could move from the middle of the room he refused. The hotel owner got drunk one night and made a scene. But most nights we went to bed early.
It is a nice comfortable hotel, quiet within walking distance of town. You get fit waking back or of course there is a free shuttle. Nest time I would not stay here though, I would go to Sorrento for food in the evenings in a relaxed restaruant.
The thomson rep sold very expensive excursions. All that she sold could be booked independently. Quite a few people paid four times the price that we did to go to Vesuvius and when they got to the top it was cloudy and could see nothing. We paid a snip and went on the train and just got the bus from Pompeii. We bought day tickets for the bus along the Amalfi coast and saved over a hundred pounds! Travel is easy and cheap to all the sights. The rep told us their guides were the best.... I am definitely dubious about this and asked how she justified the four or five times inflated prices. All she could come up with was that you were picked up on a coach from the hotel. The way we did it saved hundreds if pounds, was flexible, fun as we had a great time on the train and we did it at our pace. We sent the money saved on pizza on the beach.
Sorrento is lovely, laid back, safe, and wonderful for its architectural and cultural experiences. Suitable for all ages.

Room Tip: Ask for a quiet room with a view.
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with family
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3  Thank shropshirelass66
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Reviewed 27 May 2013

We have just returned home, after spending a fabulous week at this magnificent hotel. We stayed Half- Board, the food was delicious. Mix of continental & English breakfast, (scrambled eggs, sausages, bacon & fresh tomatoes). Continental breakfast also had plenty of choice. Evening meals 4 courses every night,
Location: The Aminta stands alone overlooking Sorrento & the Bay of Naples, & looks across at Mount Vacuvious, really spectacular breathtaking views. We had a twin room on ground floor, at the front of the hotel(ground floor at this hotel is equivalent to 1st floor in most other hotels). Our room was beautiful, clean & comfortable, it was also a very quiet room, even when the entertainment was on in the Bar area 1st floor once we closed the inner door of our room we heard nothing of it.
We thoroughly recommend this hotel to anyone who want to visit Sorrento region, & also we recommend Riviera travel company as an excellent tour operator.

Room Tip: We had a room in the front no balcony, fabulous hotel to stay at
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Address: Via Nastro Verde, 23 | Neapolitan Riviera, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
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Region: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Sorrento
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in Sorrento
#11 Family Hotel in Sorrento
#18 Romantic Hotel in Sorrento
#20 Luxury Hotel in Sorrento
Price Range: £55 - £208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Aminta 4*
Number of rooms: 90
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Aminta occupies a commanding position overlooking the Gulf of Naples with breathtaking views, just 3.5 Km from the centre of Sorrento to which it offers a courtesy bus service. Complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi and free parking. ... more   less 
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