Founded in 1834 by the Fiorentino family in Sorrento, Italy, the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria is one of the oldest family owned grand hotels in Europe.
The Excelsior Vittoria celebrated its 180th anniversary in 2014, and is still managed by the same family, now at the 5th generation.
Very elegant and stylish, the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria enjoys a unique position on the cliffs facing the Bay of Naples, with view of mount Vesuvius from its breathtaking terraces.
In its long history this exclusive hotel has been visited by -among others – members of some of the most important royal families, artists such as Richard Wagner, Johann W. Goethe, Enrico Caruso, Luciano Pavarotti, actors such as Jack Lemmon, Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren, Philippe Noiret, Barbra Streisand. The Italian singer Lucio Dalla composed here the song Caruso dedicated to the great Neapolitan tenor Enrico Caruso who lived in the hotel.
The hotel, the rooms and suites are beautifully decorated with authentic furnitures in the Belle Epoque style and with period frescoes on the ceilings.
All the modern comforts are available to make guests enjoy the original luxury ambiance with all contemporary facilities travelers need today: comfortable beds, in room wi-fi, large screen tv, room service, air conditioning, and so on.
The large private lush Mediterranean garden is a small heaven dedicated to the tranquillity of guests who can enjoy the nature or relax by the swimming pool built in natural marble and teak wood, here it is possible to taste a real pizza baked in wood oven and other dishes at the Orangerie Poolside Restaurant.
The Excelsior Vittoria has a beautiful Mediterranean private garden for its guests that seclude the hotel from the town centre. In garden is located the Boutique Spa La Serra, an elegant and calm space dedicated to those who want to take care of themselves, unwind and relax while on vacation. The Spa offers a selection of exclusive wellbeing rituals in comfortable luxury treatment suites with their own little private relaxation garden and ensuite facilities. A double suite is available for couple massages and rituals with an ensuite jacuzzi bath and private relaxation garden.
Food is delicious at the Bosquet Terrace restaurant facing the charming Bay of Naples. Michelin starred Executive chef Luigi Tramontano has designed a superb Mediterranean menu. Guests can enjoy the finest Italian cuisine and authentic dishes prepared with locally grown ingredients and fresh local fish from the Amalfi Coast.
During the good season guests can hire the hotel’s private boat for excursions along the Amalfi Coast and Capri island to enjoy the pleasure of swimming in the unique blue of the Mediterranean sea.
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