The Hotel Jaccarino’s not your usual run-of-the-mill hotel. This place is more than 120 years old, so it’s like sleeping in a little bit of Italian history. And this being Italy, you can expect some superb scenery, too. For starters, there’s a marvellous view over Sorrento and the stunning Bay of Naples. Plus, you’re surrounded by miles of towering trees and lush greenery.
Inside the hotel, the style definitely leans towards the traditional side. Terracotta tiles and yellow walls offer a Mediterranean feel. While a large wall tapestry and quality furniture offer a touch that’s 100% Italian. The bedrooms are decked out in a similar style, but have their own individual character. Each one’s different in size and shape, but all come with traditional wooden furniture.
Rooms aside, we can’t talk about this place without mentioning the fabulous pool. Surrounded by a large sun terrace and plenty of sunbeds, it offers some of the best sea views around. But you don’t have to swim or sunbathe to enjoy the scenery. The poolside snack bar has an outdoor terrace, so you can order a plate of Italy’s finest spaghetti and enjoy the magical surroundings.
So that’s the daytime covered – but what’s there to do after dark? Well, the lounge and bar offers plenty in the way of beers, wines and spirits. And if you like live music, there’s a band once a week on the outdoor terrace. But if you want something more, you’re close enough to hop on the evening bus and head into nearby Sorrento.
So, if you’re looking for a picture postcard spot that’s high on romance and low on noise, this place is just the ticket.
Based on 264 reviews
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Authentic holidays since 1978
- Traditional and modern styles
- Town and countryside settings
- 20kg luggage allowance
- Properties with character
Food & Drink
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Continental buffet breakfast and waiter service dinner with a choice of menu.
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With one of the most beautiful views on the Riviera, the pool terrace offers the chance to relax, unwind and enjoy not just the warm sun and cooling waters of the pool, but to soak in the scenery across the Bay of Naples to Vesuvius, and along the coast to nearby Sorrento. If you can tear yourself away from that, the pool offers a calm oasis to have a leisurely swim before returning to your lounger for a soothing drink from the nearby pool bar.
Vesuvio Mediterranean restaurant*
Overlooking the Gulf of Naples and Vesuvius, offers traditional Sorrentine and Mediterranean specialities. The excellent quality of the products, ably prepared by our Chef, will delight even the most demanding palate. Continental buffet breakfast weekly gala dinner.
Warm décor makes the bar inviting and cosy, so just choose your drink, sit back and enjoy.
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Fabulous, but pool cold.
Stayed here whilst in Italy for a friends wedding. Fabulous hotel and a great break. Pool was quite cold though. Lunch by the pool is a must but make sure you only order a club sandwich if you're hungry. It's an epic. More
TJ-1978-8791, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
I have just returned from S'Agata, near Sorrento where I stayed at the Hotel Jaccorino. The hotel is situated above Sorrento on a mountain about 6 km from Sorrento. Daily (except Sunday) a courtesy bus provided at 8.30, 9.30, 12.30 and 17.00 to Sorrento 11.30,13.00, 17.30 and 18.30 return to hotel these trips are free of charge. A special evening run at 20.30 returning 23.30 min 6 people at 6 euro each or single person at 36 euro. The hotel is pleasant enough regarding reception, large lounge area, terrace bar, all clean and tidy, one small lift to 3 floors for the bedrooms, another lift for reception, restaurant and hotel entrance. My bedroom was located on the top floor with Bay of Naples view, not standard but supplement charged. Although functional, plenty of storage space, was not spacious and needed updating. My room had air con at a hefty 15 euro per day if used. Not all bedrooms have this facility. Free safe in room, telephone and flat screen TV with Sky but all programs are in Italian or need viewing card for Sky box. Bathroom clean with bath a shower combined, I understand that some rooms have shower only. Bath foam and shampoo and soap supplied, together with hairdryer. Again this room is dated and in need refurbishment. The hotel seems to cater for touring coach parties, who stay for a limited time then move on, this requires a lot of people and luggage movement, some very early in the morning with the associated banging of doors, loud voices and luggage movement on tiled floors. The restaurant opens from 7.00 am for breakfast, which is plentiful and as a buffet you serve yourself, mostly continental. Dinner has two sittings 19.00 and 20.00, as I elected the first sitting my experience was not good, no allotted table, you could be and were frequently moved tables for their convenience, not yours. A choice of dishes per day from the menu, the menu being hurriedly placed at your table as soon as you arrived. Everything from then on was rushed, while eating my salad, the first course was pushed onto the table, Very small interval, then main course arrives followed rapidly by the serve yourself desert. This together with a very crowded dining room most evenings was not conducive to a relaxed dining atmosphere in Sorrento from a 4 star hotel. The only real star as far as I was concerned was the bar man from the terrace bar, he was professional in every way, efficient, polite, friendly and hospitable. exactly what I would expect from a 4 star hotel. The terrace has seating inside and out where lunch can be served. The pool is very clean, with various sun beds and chairs surrounding the pool. Although my impression of the hotel was not bad, it was not 4 star.More
Adrian006, Reading, United Kingdom
Michael from Hotel Jaccarino is a godsend!
This is a review to praise Michael, the waiter from Hotel Jaccarino. He was our server during the stay at the Jaccarino, and his attention to detail and desire to please made him the best part fo our vacation. He was attentive when tableside, suggested various dishes and drinks to try, and helped my wife plan a surprise dinner for our anniversary. Michael mentioned he had worked at the Jaccarino since he was 12 and is now the head waiter. His dedication and loyalty to his employer and clients makes him a true asset.More
MichaelCuningham, Denver, Colorado
I and my wife stayed therefor two weeks in september and had the time of our life.Service was good in all areas of the hotel and the rooms where clean and well kept.We especially liked the staff who where very friendly without being formal. The location was superb eg. quiet surroundings while being close to all the attractions og the Amalfi coast and Bay of Naples. The view .... well it was breathtaking to say the least. In short it was a great hotel with great staff. Good value for money. We have already decided to go there again. Victor & IngaMore
Victor K, Reykjavik
+ Very Nice view (but all the hotels of that spot have that view), clean & kind staff + Good breakfast - No hotel shuttle on evening & Sunday and only a few/day- not easy to reach by public buses - Staff is not really aware of the region info: wrong timetable info, do not know anything about water bus schedule (advise to go to the port but when arrived, no boat on Saturday!). They just give you a global timetable which is confusing and not relevant. The guest were mainly elderly people so not easy for them.More
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