If you're a sucker for old world charm but, at the same time, can't resist a bit of contemporary design and technology, you'll love Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi. This stylish 5 star establishment, in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, occupies a finely restored 12th century monastery complete with exquisite Arab-Norman cloisters, dating back to the 13th century.
A sophisticated combination of the building's Moorish architecture and elements of ultra modern interior design characterizes the hotel's spacious bedrooms and suites, all of which enjoy marvelous views of the sea surrounding Amalfi.
Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi's infinity swimming pool is located on a terrace directly above the sea. Similarly breathtaking views can be seen from the Monk's Walk and the Loggia. Those wishing to combine a holiday by the sea with some well deserved pampering, will no doubt spend hours luxuriating in the hotel's wellness center, equipped with Turkish bath, massage corner and gym.
Guests dining on the panoramic terrace of the "Dei Cappuccini" restaurant choose from an excellent selection of traditional local dishes and typical Italian specialties. The pool bar is the perfect place in which to enjoy a refreshing drink or a quick snack.
Cycling, horse riding, windsurfing, diving: any number of sports can be practiced in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. Grand Hotel Convento is only a few minutes away from the historic center of Amalfi from where guests who enjoy walking can head into the spectacular Valle delle Ferriere and sea lovers can set off on an unforgettable boat trip, sailing along the Amalfi Coast.
Pros: - the best view of the amalfi coast - some rooms have balconies where you can enjoy sunset and the view - rooms are spacious and clean - staff was friendly - beautiful restored hotel with... more »
Perfect location, high level of service, very friendly staff and the food is excellent. The hotel is an old monastery but it is transformed into a high end hotel. A dream hotel to stay and explore... more »
We went into the Grand hotel Convento having seen the hotel from the boat as we came into the harbour. We only wanted a drink on their fantastic terrace. The hotel staff were so welcoming and the... more »
From the heights of its cliff-top position, the Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi dominates the whole of the Bay of Amalfi.
The hotel is located just outside the small seaside town of Amalfi, on the spectacular and often hair-raising SS163 coastal road, also known as the "Blue Ribbon" or "Amalfi Drive".
The historic center of Amalfi with its magnificent cathedral lies within minutes of the hotel as do the majority of the Amalfi Coast's most famous towns, such as Atrani, Furore, Praiano, Conca dei Marini, Positano, Ravello, Maiori, Minori and Vietri sul Mare.
The beautiful hill town of Ravello
An oriental style seaside palace on the cliffs of Amalfi