Palazzo Sasso

5 out of 5 stars5 Stars

Via San Giovanni del Toro 28, Ravello, Amalfi Coast, 84010, Italy

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Costs 134% more than similarly rated 5 star hotels

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  • Families97
  • Couples94
  • Solo100
  • Business66
  • Most Amazing view


    We stayed here for few nights last September and it was amazing. The staff are friendly and accomodating and made our stay very enjoyable. the restaurant is great and the included breakfast is phenomenal. the location could not be better, just walking distance to the centre of town and to nearby gardens and must see sights of Ravello.... the piano bar in the lobby is great to relax in with a few cocktails and they even played songs we requested. could not have asked for a better stay. it is expensive but well worth it and not far off other locations in Ravello as far as price goes. i recommend it for couples, specialy honeymooners.

    Unique Quality: exceptional stay from the pool, to the spa to the view...

  • Excellent luxury hotel


    Stayed July 2008 with 2 families 5 kids under 8. Absolutely the best place to stay on the Amalfi coast if you want to be away from the swarming crowds of Amalfi, Positano and Capri. Spectacular views and excellent food. They were great with the kids. We did day trips to Capri, Amalfi and Positano all very crowded with tourist. The view rooms I highly reccomend if you can afford....the mountain rooms are small. Most of the rooms have been upgraded but some still have not request a change we did and they made it happen. We have stayed at the other nice places on the coast and this was the best for our families away from the big crowds. It was a short 15-40 minute drive to the other towns and we made full days out of them. Most of the people at the hotel were on Honeymoons or romantic get-aways.

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    Magnificent 5 Star Hotel ( 5 photos)


    This amazing hotel is in a reconstructed 12th Century villa high on Ravello's promontory and with a spectacular view of the sea and the fishing villages from 1000 feet above. With a Michelin 2 star restaurant and placement in the top 10 in the world in numerous publications including Conde Nast Traveller, it is a destination in itself. We were not fortunate enough to stay here but got a few pictures of the gardens, terrace, and exterior. The rooms, into which we peeked, were not unsurprisingly luxurious.

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Fantastic Palazzo Sasso

by A TripAdvisor Member

We have just spent 5 days in Ravello at the Palazzo Sasso. Fantastic location, wonderful views, beautiful hotel, faultless service by friendly staff who were helpful at all times - what more can you want. We have stayed in 5* hotels in many parts of the world and this is just about the best. The food in the restaurant was wonderfully presented and absolutely delicious.

I would recommend Palazzo Sasso to anyone wanting a peaceful break in a classy hotel in this part of Italy.

Romantic Palazzo Sasso!

by A TripAdvisor Member

My partner and I recently stayed at the Palazzo Sasso for 2 nights. We had a lovely time and whilst there my boyfriend proposed which made the stay even more special. The hotel is in a stunning position and the views are spectacular. I am surprised that some guests found the lack of sunsets a problem. To find fault with the view only leads me to think these people must be extremley demanding and never happy! Our room was superb - no noise problems that other people seem to have encountered. The rooms were comfortable and a good size with everything you could want. There is some building work going on but we were informed of this before we arrived so we expected it. The work stopped early evening and didn't start until mid morning and I didn't find it too much of a nuisance. You also have to consider it won't be going on forever! All the staff were friendly, helpful and very attentive. We had a lovely meal in the main restaurant both the food and service were excellent. The drinks from the bar are expensive but you find that at most tourist hotspots and we were there to spoil ourselves. We came away feeling thoroughly relaxed and well looked after I don't think my fiance could have chosen a more romantic place to propose. I would fully recommend this hotel and reading all the bad reviews I can only think there's no pleasing some people!

The Palazzo Sasso is a slice of heaven on earth

by A TripAdvisor Member

Two years ago my husband and I stayed at the Palazzo Sasso for three days and loved it. We have just gotten home after returning and spending a full week there. The hotel is beautiful and the staff is the best I've found anywhere. On our second day there the hotel threw a party for the "Ravello Festival" which was amazing. It was a great funfilled evening with outstanding food, and it was evident that the staff was having just as much fun as the guests. If you like to be pampered while on vacation this is the place.

The location of this magnificent hotel could not be in a better town than Ravello. It is great fun to sit in the piazza at night and watch the people of Ravello interact with one another. It is a town seeped in history and the views are amazing.

My husband and I call Ravello and the Palazzo Sasso our happy place and we will return to this slice of heaven on earth.

Pure luxury

by TripAdvisor Member Texian

Just back from 11 days in Italy of which 3 nights spent at the Palazzo Sasso. This is a great hotel. Service and facilities are perfect. We think this is the best hotel overall that we have ever stayed in. There is currently a new hotel going up next door but this did not bother us. A previous review mentioned noisy rooms but we had no problem with that. The included breakfast is phenomenal. Views are gorgeous. Not cheap but what do you expect? Only one small complaint: Rosselinis is the gourmet restaurant and we thought it was overpriced and to "eclectic" for Ravello. Eat at the trattorias in Ravello particularily Cumpa Cosimo or at the casual spot in the hotel. It was good. Ravello is great. Palazzo Sasso is highly recommended!!

Ah, what a view, what a hotel!

by TripAdvisor Member cowenevett

Our stay at the Palazzo Sasso was nothing short of extraordinary! We were there for one night on the 19th of May. The reception staff was friendly and attentive, without request they upgraded us to a wonderful sea view room with balcony. Ahhh, what a view! We never had any noise issues, our room and bath were first class...not one thing I can complain about regarding the hotel! I recommend it to all my friends and wouldn't hesitate to stay there again! Breakfast is fabulous but beware of Rossillinis restaurant...the food was not very good and the prices were high (don't mind paying the price if the quality is in line, Rossillinis was not). I highly recommend eating in one of the local trattorias (we had lunch in the village and really wish we would have returned there for dinner, it was fabulous!) Ravello is a must see destination and Palazzo Sasso an experience everyone should have for at least one night!

An absolute must while in the Amalfi Coast

by A TripAdvisor Member

While in the Amalfi Coast, do not miss Ravello and do not miss the Palazzo Sasso. Away from the hoards of tourists is the town of Ravello where you can relax in total peace and be pampered by the staff at the Pallazzo Sasso. While the hotel itself is absolutely beautiful and has an amazing view, what sets this place apart is the staff. From the front desk staff to the maids, you are always greeted with a smile and they do everything to make you feel at home. You can sing with Tommasso (piano player, buy his cd) while sipping perfectly made drinks from Stefano (try the Amalfi Dream, Chocolate Martini, Green Sunshine). Vittorio and Flora never seem to take a smile off their faces and these people will become your new best friends away from home. As for the rooms, pay the extra money for a sea view room, it is worth it. As for transportation, go into the town square and get taxis there, cheaper than the hotel's transportation. Bottomline, go to the Palazzo Sasso, you will never forget the experience.

Christopher Siclare

don't do it!!

by A TripAdvisor Member

Recently got back from staying at all the top hotels in the amalfi coast. Palazzo Sasso was saved until last as the best but what a disappointment.

In truth the only really good thing about it was the michelin starred restaurant which was top.

Room was not as pictured and disappointing for c£500 per night. Room service didn't turn up. A/c didn't work. Food poor at lunch restaurant. Service indifferent. Hotel is on wrong side of mountain and therefore you are in shade from 3pm!! (and no sunsets). Attitudes from SOME of the staff. Buildings and communal areas attractive, but there's just something missing...

Much better places around; San Pietro gets my top vote from our whole stay. Get a room facing positano and then get a speedboat into Positano and have dinner at Le Sirenuse for a night you'll never forget.

Enchanted Day in Ravello

by A TripAdvisor Member

We stayed here one night on our honeymoon and it was magical. The room was beautiful with a wonderful view, the service was top-notch, the heated pool felt great, the breakfast was plentiful and delicious, and there was even a piano player in the lobby in the evening.

We ate in town at a family-run place they recommended for dinner, which was a lot of fun. While this was the most expensive place we stayed on our trip, it was also the best. If you can get there in the afternoon to enjoy the place for the day, this is a great place for a one-night splurge (or longer if you can afford it).


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Forum Posts

Where to Stay - Positano, Ravello or Capri

by mbbou812

Where in the Amalfi Coast area for 5 days. We plan to do a few day trips, but mostly looking to relax. We have a 4-5 Star budget. Interested in your advice on which city to stay at for our base as well as any hotel/resort suggestions in that city.

Re: Where to Stay - Positano, Ravello or Capri

by Jetgirly

Of those choices, I would stay in Positano. I haven't been there, but it seems like it would offer the easiest access to the other places you would like to visit. It would be silly to stay on Capri and commute back to the mainland, and Ravello is a little bit more isolated, especially if you're relying on public transport.

Re: Where to Stay - Positano, Ravello or Capri

by nicolaitan

Jetgirly has highlighted the key question - if you are having your own car, then Ravello is one of the most beautiful places ever with several top ranked 5 star hotels including the Palazzo Sasso. If you need to use a bus to get around, Positano is where we stayed at the Il San Pietro. The other top flight hotel in Positano is the Sireneuse where friends have stayed. These are all great hotels. Daily ferries connect Capri with Positano and Amalfi, the city below Ravello.


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Address: Via San Giovanni del Toro 28, Ravello, Amalfi Coast, 84010, Italy