Right on the marvellous Sorrento Coast, Imperial Hotel Tramontano is the perfect choice for sobriety and elegance. Through its long history as a private mansion and as a hotel the Tramontano has sheltered many great people of the literary world. It is legendary that Milton visited this shrine during his travels; and it was graced by Goethe, Byron, Scott, Shelley, Musset, Lamartine, Keats, Leopardi and Longfellow. James Fenimore Cooper lived here while writing the "Water Witch" and Harriet Beecher Stowe here found her inspiration to write "Agnes of Sorrento". Henrik Ibsen lived at the Tramontano for six months and wrote his immortal "Ghost" during that time. "Turna a Surriento" (Come back to Sorrento), one of the most famous neapoletan songs by G. B. De Curtis was composed on the terrace of the Hotel. This house has been patronized by royalty, including Queen Wilhelmina of The Netherlands, Empress Maria Alexandrowna of Russia and Edward VII as Prince of Wales in 1862 and later as King of Great Britain. The west wing of this hosterly is the historical birthplace of the celebrated Italian poet Torquato Tassso Author of "Jerusalem Delivered" and "Aminta" March 11th 1544, an important character to the sould of Sorrento.
The Rooms The rooms and the suites overlook the sea or the splendid garden, giving a warm welcome, each different from another, but complete with all comfort: telephone, air conditioning, colour satellite TV, frigo bar, ect. .. The position of the rooms overlooking the sea allows you to have a beautiful breakfast on the terrace, looking at the Vesuvius and with an amazing panorama of the Gulf of Naples.
In the morning, ia blend of the blue of the sea and the sky, while at night a romantic atmosphere with spectacular lights of the "lampara". The cuisine, which portays antique recipes of Alfonso Iaccarino like "Cannelloni's", today continues that tradition of Neopolitan cuisine, with the flavours of home grown vegetables.
A lift is available to access the beach through a lift that goes up and down 60-meter height through tuff.
The Imperial Hotel Tramontano has conference rooms designed to host from 10 to 200 persons for every type of meeting, congress or company business, with coffee breaks, lunches and gala dinners. The 17th century "Aminta" room has amplified audio, video projection for slides and films, telephone, air conditioning and the possibility to house fashion shows.
Hotel Imperial Tramontano
Via Vittorio Veneto, 1 80067 - Sorrento