Standout views. Three stylish restaurants. And a glamorous pool scene. It’s no wonder so many guests return to the Hotel Bristol year after year.
Perched on a cliff above Marina Grande, this family-run hotel is in a prime position for some of Sorrento’s best views. What’s more, it’s just a 10-minute downhill walk into the heart of town.
Bedrooms here are elegantly styled. Big beds take centre stage, while painted floor tiles and brightly coloured soft furnishings add a chic but homely feel.
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You can choose to have your second Half Board meal for lunch or dinner, just inform the head waiter in the morning.
Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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Situated directly above the hotel in a peaceful natural setting, with the surrounding sun terraces offering the ideal place to relax in the warm sun - the pool is an oasis of calm for everyone to enjoy. The surrounding sun terraces aligned with sunbeds offer the ideal place to relax or find some shade under the pergola or parasol.
La Pergola restaurant 1 May - 31 Oct*
Dine under the stars at this open-air restaurant and enjoy the beautiful views around the Bay of Naples, lit up and sparkling, unlike the familiar shape of nearby Vesuvius. A chance to enjoy some local dishes prepared by the excellent chefs and served at your table by waiters. Open for lunch from May to October subject to the weather.
Stunning views are guaranteed from the terrace of this stylish 7th floor bar. Out across the bay to Vesuvius and along the Neapolitan coastline, everything can be experienced whilst sipping one of the many cocktails on offer from the friendly bar tenders.
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twin room with sea view
You'll have a sea view from this twin room. Inside the style is simple and comfortable - you'll be able to keep your room cool using the air-conditioning provided. You'll also have a minibar, satellite TV and a direct dial telephone to use in your room.
twin room with sea view and balcony
These twin rooms have lots of natural light provided by the doors out to your balcony - and from the balcony you'll have a sea view. Inside your room will be air-conditioned so you can keep it cool and you'll also have a satellite TV, a minibar and direct dial telephone. Just so you know this room sleeps 2.
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Wonderful experience. Incredible view!
We spent eight nights in this wonderful hotel and we're very sad to leave it. The room, a junior suite with a generous balcony, was quite large, and the bathroom was the largest we've ever had. Comfortable bed with clean sheets every day, huge closet, more shelf and drawer space than we could fill, large variety of breakfast foods from cold to hot, beautiful dining room with views overlooking the Bay of Naples. Excellent restaurant where we dined twice, with a terrific staff headed by Sergio, a friendly Neapolitan who speaks excellent English (and French, German and Spanish!). GianPaolo and Giuseppe run the bar on the 7th floor lounge and make excellent martinis and manhattans. The front lobby staff is knowledgeable and helpful. But the view is the best part of all. We thought the location would be a detriment but it was not. We enjoyed the walk down Via Capo into town and the walks back up after dinners in town were a good help to the digestion! If we're ever in Sorrento again, it's the Bristol for us.More
What a view
This was my first trip to Italy and I was not disappointed. We stayed at the Bristol Hotel for 7 nights half board. It states that this is a 5* hotel but I think it was more a 4* standard. We stayed on the 4th floor of the hotel and had a sea view room which I highly recommend as the views are absolutely stunning. The room was quite small but I could not fault the cleanliness as the rooms were cleaned every day. Now for some negatives. The hotel offers tea and coffee facilities which on arrival are free for the first day but after that you have to purchase tea bags and coffee etc from reception. They offer powdered milk which is horrible in tea and they also offer a stocked fridge which has beer, wines and water which you have to pay for. It also states that you cannot put your own drinks in the fridge ( strictly forbidden) but we did it anyway as I thought that was rediculous. The breakfast was very basic, ham, cheese, bread, eggs etc and by the third day I was fed up with the lack of variety. Although we were half board we did not eat in the restaurant in the evenings as we decide to explore what the restaurants in Sorrento had to offer. What the hotel didn't tell us was, that if you didn't want an evening meal you could change it for lunch but you had to inform them at breakfast. We had lunch everyday, which we paid for. When we arrived we went up to the pool area where can can have lunch. I didn't see a single person in the pool and it wasn't until I decided to go for a swim myself that I knew why. The pool is FREEZING!!!!!! It is the coldest pool I have ever been in, it took your breath away, definitely not for the faint hearted. The staff at the hotel were all friendly, especially Louigi at the pool bar. Sorrento is one of the safest places I have been to and the people are lovely. A word of warning for anyone who hasn't been to Sorrento in April, in the evening it gets very cold and I would recommend you take coats and jackets and jeans and also take flat shoes or trainers as it's very hilly. Would I go back to Sorrento? Yes, would I go back to the Bristol hotel? Yes if they warmed up the poolMore
Fantastic for a first family holiday
We stayed at the Hotel Bristol in April 2017. It was our first family holiday abroad with our 10 month old baby. On booking we were advised to get a junior suite which would allow us a bit more room for a travel cot and our own space once the baby was asleep. The room was great, very spacious, clean, no dangling wires and included a large balcony with a spa bath. The hotel provided the travel cot which was clean, large and sturdy, which was a relief with a very active baby in tow. Because of the space we were able to put the baby to bed and utilise the balcony and enjoy a glass of wine and a good chat using blankets in the room without the risk of disturbing the little one. This allowed us adult space and the opportunity to soak up the amazing view of the Bay of Naples and Sorrento below. The restaurant had high chairs (which we found were rare in town eateries) and the waiters attentive and efficient. Breakfast was varied and of a high quality with lots of food suitable for youngsters too. E.g. Eggs, fruit, baked apple, toast, cereal and lots of pastries for adults too. The walk into town took 5 to 10 minutes and is worth it for the view and a little bit more serenity. The path is narrow, but adequate and we took a baby carrier with us which we used everyday as a pushchair I imagine would have been a burden on the cobbled steep streets of the town. During our stay we visited Capri, Naples using the ferry under our own steam and went on organised trips from the hotel to Vesuvius, Pompei and Herculeum. Again all easy to undertake with a small child if you're easy going, organised and using a carrier. All in all we had a fabulous holiday and the Hotel Bristol was the perfect base. So glad we chose it.More
Great Location and Incredible Views
Hotel Bristol is centrally located on the main road just outside of the city center. It is an easy 5-10 minute walk into the main part of town. The hotel is perched on a hill with commanding views of the rest of Sorrento, the Bay of Naples, Naples and the rest of the coast, and Mount Vesuvius. The view from our deck was incredible! Overall, the hotel is very nice and upscale. The only negatives we found are: 1). The whole hotel has tile and marble flooring . It is very beautiful but can be very noisy, especially at night. 2). The staff was very professional but weren't very warm or welcoming. Overall, they were a bit uptight, rigid, stiff and stuffy. 3). There were a lot of rules posted. Nothing was unreasonable, but it added to the unwelcoming feeling. 4). Management controls the temperature for the whole building. You cannot adjust the heating or cooling in your your room to get the temperature that you find most comfortable. More
Get a sea view room
Lovely hotel only a few minutes from the centre, slightly uphill but not hard. Ask for a sea view room, it is absolutely stunning. Great service. Food very good. We had half board which is OK but perhaps would not choose that again. So many good restaurants in town,More
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