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“"THE" place to stay in Sorrento” 5 of 5 stars
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Villa Oriana Relais
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Rubinacci, 1, 80067 Sorrento, Italy   |  
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“"THE" place to stay in Sorrento”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Me and my family are quite a frequent traveler. Our understanding of vacation is not luxury but comfort and exceptional memories for sure. On the other hand as being a hotelier myself, I know what to expect as service. Villa Oriana is a place where we will never erase from our memories. The lemon trees behind the gate of the gardens, the warm welcome we received from the team of Villa Oriana, the welcome cake and lemonade, the prosecco we had on the terrace, our lovely room with the terrace, and the breakfast... ricotta and lemon cheese cake, mozzarella, zucchini cake and the best coffee have ever had in Italy. How can all these be forgotten...
We were so much fascinated with everything in Amalfi Coast that I thought I was exaggerating all until I directed one of my friends to Villa Oriana and they confirmed me true, experiencing all.
There is a lot I can tell more about Villa Oriana, but people may think I own the property ....
İf you ever go to Positano, stay nowhere else but Villa Oriana. You’ll understand what I mean...
Thank you my lovely friends at Villa Oriana....

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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villaorianarelais, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villa Oriana Relais, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
Dear Pinar,

Thank you for your nice words and your review.

We will never forget you, your wonderful family and your stay. It was so nice to host your friends as soon as you had left, it was a great sign of your kindness and love for our structure and us.

Of course I can confirm that you are not the owners of the property but, in spite of this, Villa Oriana is now your house and your Italian family is here waiting for you.

Use the promo codes BEST-FRIENDS or TRIP25 when you decide to come back and you'll have a special discount.

Ciao!

Maddalena D'Urso
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Anybody who has been to Sorrento in August will tell you just how lively it is, Villa Oriana Relais is located just far enough out of town to be away from the noise of the night life but it was only about a 20 minute walk into the main square.
My wife and I stayed for a week and loved sitting on the terrace in the evening with a glass of local wine, looking out over to Naples and Vesuvius, watching the sun set over the island of Ischia.
The breakfasts are fantastic and there's a very good jacuzzi pool on the rooftop patio, which is a great place to cool off after sunbathing, and you can even have tea or coffee brought up to you.
Maria and all her staff are wonderful, and they can't do enough for you. They offer to book trips for you (I can recommend the private taxi over to Positano, Amalfi and Rufello) which pick up and drop off at the villa.
I don't really know how this compares price-wise with other accommodation in Sorrento, but we thought it was well worth the money and hope to visit again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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villaorianarelais, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villa Oriana Relais, responded to this review, September 10, 2013
Dear Chris,

We are happy to read your review.

It is nice of you to take such a detailed and perfect picture of Villa Oriana Relais: the setting, the view, the staff and even the distance from the centre were useful to make your stay so special and unforgettable.

We thank you very much for your stay and thankfulness. We couldn’t expect more from our guests and our work.

Hope to see you again.

Maddalena D'Urso
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Delightful stay. Spotlessly clean rooms. Nice quiet location. Wonderful breakfast served by extremely helpful staff. Walk into town. A piano to play on if you fancy as well. A good find.the owner, Maria is delightful and very helpful as well. May even take you in her car and drop you off somewhere. Very sweet.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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villaorianarelais, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villa Oriana Relais, responded to this review, September 10, 2013
Dear Richard,

Thank you very much for your kindness and for your stay.

It was a pleasure for us and Maria to do everything is possible to make your stay the best possible.

We hope to have again the opportunity to host you at Villa Oriana.

Maria, the staff and our piano, we all wait for you.

Ciao!

Maddalena D’Urso
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Villa Oriana Relais was one of the most amazing places to stay on a whirlwind trip. Being met at the door by Maria and sitting on the patio eating some home cooked cakes while checking in gave an amazing first impression. The views are just stunning, the room was clean and comfortable, it felt like home. To top things off, we got great support getting a resturant booking and Maria organised a pickup and dropoff from the restaurant, we felt special and looked after.

Breakfast was lovely sitting on the patio and enjoying a great selection of homemade produce. We did not want to leave. The biggest downside we only had one night… We will be back for sure

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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villaorianarelais, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villa Oriana Relais, responded to this review, August 23, 2013
One night in paradise…

What a perfect title for such a wonderful review!

Thank you very much for your kindness and the nice words you used to describe Villa Oriana, the staff and our services.

If you decide to visit Sorrento again do not hesitate to use the following promo codes: BEST-FRIENDS or TRIP25.

We wait for you!

Maddalena D'Urso
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

My Mum and I stayed at this hotel for three nights and would very much recommend it. The staff were extremely welcoming and helpful. Maria met us at the door on our arrival and made us feel very welcome. Breakfasts were great and the room spacious and immaculate.

Only one downside is the hill up to the hotel, but this is fine if you drive. It's a bit of a walk up the hill, but don't let it put you off as the hotel is lovely and the views are beautiful. Peaceful and relaxing place to stay as it's out of the hustle and bustle of the town. Would thoroughly recommend.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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villaorianarelais, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villa Oriana Relais, responded to this review, August 23, 2013
Dear Judith,

thank you very much for your stay and your review.

We are happy you appreciated the quietness of Villa Oriana, our welcome and our breakfast and you will recommend our structure.

Of course it was a pleasure for us to host you and your mum here. Hope to see you again.

A presto!

Maddalena D'Urso
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

An very good b&b experience in Sorrento in the midst of an lemon garden. Superb panorama view of the Bay of Naples, very friendly and attentative staff, clean and well maintained rooms. Breakfast based foremost of a large collection of cakes and sweets was a bit surprising, but ok for a one week stay.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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villaorianarelais, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villa Oriana Relais, responded to this review, July 28, 2013
Dear guests,

Thank you very much for your stay and for your kindness. It's a pleasure for us you enjoyed your stay and Villa Oriana Relais.

We hope to see you here again.

A presto!

Maddalena D' Urso
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Imagine waking up to the smell of fresh baked goods, fresh coffee and fresh squeezed orange juice everyday...the kind mom used to make or you wish she had. We traveled for a month last year. Sorrento, Villa Oriana Relais was one of our favorite stops. We traveled with another family. Their son had some severe nut allergies. Maria not only made sure nothing was contaminateId she made special cookies and baked goods for him. From the minute we walked in we felt welcome and part of the family. The owners and ladies that worked there really made Sorrento a special experience. So helpful, informative and welcoming. Would recommend it to anyone. A slight walk up from the city - enabled us to see the Island of Capris, Herculaneum and amazing sunsets. Thanks to our Sorrento family

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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villaorianarelais, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villa Oriana Relais, responded to this review, July 28, 2013
Dear Guests,

We are so glad we managed to make you feel welcome and part of the family. We are sure your great opinion about Villa Oriana and our work will help us to expand this wonderful family.

If you want to be treated again like your mum did of course you can come back.

The staff of Villa Oriana, fresh baked goods, orange juice and coffee are waiting for you.

ARRIVEDERCI!

Maddalena D’Urso
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Address: Via Rubinacci, 1, 80067 Sorrento, Italy
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Location: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Sorrento
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Sorrento
#8 Luxury Hotel in Sorrento
#10 Family Hotel in Sorrento
#11 Business Hotel in Sorrento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Oriana Relais 4*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An elegant and essential accommodation, refined and with all the comfort and welcoming of an exclusive retreat. Villa Oriana Relais is located in Sorrento, only 5 minutes by car from Tasso Square, the main square of the town and has a breathtaking view of the bay of Naples.The d'Esposito family, has managed this wonderful Relais with passion for years, welcomes the guests like friends. ... more   less 
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