Hotel Palazzo Murat Positano

Hidden treasure, in Positano

Via dei Mulini, 23 - Positano
Excellent (1240)
Hotel Palazzo Murat 4 Star Hotels Positano

Three reasons to book here:

  1. A patrician residence with secret garden in the center of Positano
  2. The Mediterranean cuisine served in the Al Palazzo restaurant
  3. Life on the Amalfi Coast: by boat, on the beach and in the pool!

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Hotel Palazzo Murat

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Hotel Palazzo Murat: description

As they walk through the tiny little lanes of Positano, curious visitors might just spy a doorway, partly hidden behind great cascades of pink bougainvillea, beyond which an exquisite garden, illuminated by a thousand candles, can be seen. The garden surrounds Palazzo Murat, one of Positano's most exclusive hotels. Of all the hotels on the Amalfi Coast, Palazzo Murat is one of the oldest and historically significant.

The palazzo, built in Neapolitan baroque style in the 18th century, was the summer residence of Gioacchino Murat, King of Naples and brother-in-law of Napoleon. An atmosphere of centuries past still lingers in Palazzo Murat's bedrooms and suites, all of which are furnished with exquisite antiques and open out onto a balcony or terrace from where charming views of Positano can be seen.

For generations the hotel has been managed by Positano's Attanasio family, who have been responsible for the addition of the small "Al Palazzo" restaurant. Here, guests dine by candlelight looking out upon a stunning view of the town and the majolica-tiled dome of the Church of Santa Maria. The citrus fruits, vegetables and herbs used in Al Palazzo's delicate Mediterranean dishes are the products of the kitchen garden created by Donna Carmela. On request, Palazzo Murat provides an exclusive venue for intimate marriage ceremonies, vow renewals, and parties, which take place in a private wing of the botanic garden.

Fancy a swim? You'll love the brand new pool in the garden!

All of the most charming corners of Positano lie within easy walking distance of the hotel, including the Spiaggia Grande, the town's main beach. From the Spaggia the panoramic 'Sentiero degli innamorati' (lovers' walk) leads to the secluded beach of Fornillo. Guests keen to explore the Amalfi Coast's enchanting little coves and inlets, many of which are only accessible from the sea, can do so aboard Palazzo Murat's traditional "gozzo" boat.

Hotel Palazzo Murat: Services

Outdoor facilities
Swimming pool
Garden
Rooms
Free Wi-fi
Air Conditioning
Room service
Minibar
Safety deposit box
Satellite TV
Hair dryer
Room with private terrace
Food and drink
Restaurant
Cocktail bar
Events
Meetings
Weddings
Various
Reception 24h
Car park
Laundry
Baby sitter

What travellers say about Hotel Palazzo Murat

"The breakfast of delicious, freshly baked cakes, served in the beautifully-kept garden, was excellent..."

3 viaggiatori sono d'accordo

"Although the hotel is right in the center, inside it was really peaceful and you could easily forget the crowds of tourists just outside. "

2 viaggiatori sono d'accordo

"We loved eating in what was once the family's kitchen garden: delicate yet flavorsome cuisine made with the highest quality ingredients and flawless service. "

2 viaggiatori sono d'accordo

"The room was spotlessly clean (bathlinen was changed twice a day) and each evening we returned to find goodnight chocolates and a card with the next day's weather forecast on our pillow."

2 viaggiatori sono d'accordo 1

"The view from our bedroom terrace, overlooking the orange and lemon trees, the dome of the church and the houses of Positano was a real dream.... "

2 viaggiatori sono d'accordo 1

"Palazzo Murat is an enchanting hotel... everything is perfect: the location, the bedrooms, the atmosphere, the service "

2 viaggiatori sono d'accordo 1

"We loved it and will definitely be back. The hotel is intimate and enchanting. The staff is extremely polite, courteous and friendly."

2 viaggiatori sono d'accordo 1

Hotel Palazzo Murat: TripAdvisor reviews®

5/5 TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 1240 recensioni »

My visit to Palazzo Murat

5/5 10 October 2020

We stayed at this lovely hotel recently and from beginning to end it was excellent .The booking process direct with the hotel was swift and efficient .The hotel upgraded us to Room 24 the last one... more »

A real Palace for Napoleon.

5/5 8 October 2020

A sensational hotel with wonderful views. Very good cuisine combined with a waitress service does the job. We recommend rooms on the upper floor. Thanks to Mr. Antonino for booking our stay and... more »

Splendid location, very good service

5/5 23 September 2020

We spent three days in Positano and stayed in this property for two nights. The hotel is in a perfect location right in the middle of Positano, close to the sea, restaurants and the cathedral and yet... more »

Hotel Palazzo Murat: Location

Seen from the sea, Positano seems to defy the laws of gravity: a spectacular pyramid of houses clinging to the rock face and of little lanes which transform into steep flights of steps. In fact it is difficult to imagine the existence of a garden as large as that which surrounds Palazzo Murat in the midst of such a vertical townscape.

The hotel is located on the pedestrian pathway which from the center of town leads to the beach. It is only steps away from Piazza dei Leoni and many picturesque little lanes, which are lined with boutiques selling Positano's legendary made-to-measure sandals, brightly colored kaftans and beachwear.

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