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The 5 best luxury and boutique hotels in Amalfi

Amalfi’s most stylish and personal hotel stays

Ask a dozen people about their favourite hotel, and you’ll likely get a dozen different responses. A favourite hotel is as much of a personal preference as your favourite movie, book or singer. The Mediterranean hotel scene is renowned for its luxurious and distinctive boutique hotels, each with its own unique story to tell. From charming family-run villas to five-star grand dames, these hotels offer an intimate and personal experience, regardless of size. With their striking architecture, bespoke interiors and impeccable service, these hotels are the epitome of style and luxury.

Overview: Amalfi’s top 5 hotels

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Borgo Santandrea

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Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel

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Palazzo Avino

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Hotel Miramalfi

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Hotel Santa Caterina

Borgo Santandrea Amalfi Campania Italy hotel stay
Borgo Santandrea Amalfi Campania Italy hotel stay

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Borgo Santandrea

Amidst the magnetic charm of Italy’s Amalfi Coast, Borgo Santandrea offers a fresh wave of luxury. Reviving the essence of the 1960s Gran Hotel Saraceno, the space indulges guests with mid-century designs from the hands of renowned artists like Gio Ponti and Hans Wegner. Step inside, and you’re welcomed by bespoke tiles from Salerno, Rubelli fabrics, and a curated collection of artefacts that transport you into a world of elegance. With 45 sea-facing rooms, the experience is elevated with DIY cocktail kits and Acqua di Parma bath delights. For the palate, Chef Crecenzo Scotti’s creations at Alici and La Libreria promise a culinary journey through Campania’s sun-kissed flavours.

Borgo Santandrea
Via Giovanni Augustariccio, 33
Amalfi
Italy

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Photography courtesy of Borgo Santandrea

Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel Amalfi Campania Italy hotel stay

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Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel

Dive into the timeless allure of Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel, an emblematic gem that reigns 80 metres above the azure Gulf of Salerno. Witness the symphony of Amalfi’s vibrant life from a tranquil vantage point, where the distant hum of cruise passengers merely whispers amidst loggias adorned with radiant fuschia bougainvillaea and orchards ripe with Amalfi lemons. Housed in a historic 13th-century monastery, this jewel expertly intertwines its age-old charm with Anantara’s signature contemporary flair. Savour delectable dishes curated by Chef Claudio Lanuto and embark on a culinary sojourn with Naples pizza maestro, Gino Sorbillo. Unwind with an al-fresco massage or plunge into the cliffside pool, and as the day wanes, explore the enchanting coastlines, embodying Italian grandeur in every step.

Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel
SS163, 8
Amalfi
Italy

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Photography courtesy of Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel
Palazzo Avino Ravello Campania Italy hotel stay
Palazzo Avino Ravello Campania Italy hotel stay

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Palazzo Avino

Revel in unparalleled luxury at Palazzo Avino, Ravello’s sumptuous pink palazzo that boasts breathtaking coastal vistas and premium service. Surrounded by opulent palazzi, this 12th-century marvel seamlessly fuses contemporary luxury with antique elegance – think marble-rich interiors, fine fabrics, and entrancing coastal panoramas. Within its walls, 43 exquisite rooms await, where Frette linens and marble bathrooms epitomise sophistication. Embark on a gastronomic journey at the Michelin-starred Rossellini’s, where Chef Giovanni Vanacore crafts mod-Neapolitan delicacies. Elevate your evenings at the Lobster and Martini Bar with its rich array of martinis. And every morning, let the gulf of Salerno backdrop inspire as you savour a breakfast spread like no other. Palazzo Avino is where indulgence meets Italian charm.

Palazzo Avino
Via S. Giovanni del Toro, 28
Ravello
Italy

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Hotel Miramalfi Amalfi Campania Italy hotel stay

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Hotel Miramalfi

Experience the unparalleled allure of the Amalfi Coast at Hotel Miramalfi. Established in 1956 by Francesco Mansi, the hotel graces its guests with sweeping vistas of the Tyrrhenian Sea, the picturesque town of Amalfi, and its undulating hills. Every corner of this architectural marvel is meticulously crafted to showcase the coast’s raw beauty, from the welcoming views in the open parking lot to the coastal reflection in the lobby. Indulge in a leisurely breakfast on the restaurant terrace, taking in the breathtaking shoreline, then unwind by the saltwater pool, away from the tourist throngs. Inside, rooms come alive with nature-inspired hues juxtaposed against pristine coastal whites, complemented by luxurious amenities like the Smeg coffee maker. For epicureans, Sautè and Donna Emma La Cucina tantalise the palate with fresh seafood against the dramatic coastal backdrop. Hotel Miramalfi isn’t just a stay – it’s an immersive Amalfi experience.

Hotel Miramalfi
Via Salvatore Quasimodo, 3
Amalfi
Italy

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Hotel Santa Caterina Amalfi Campania Italy hotel stay

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Hotel Santa Caterina

A beacon of luxury on the Amalfi Coast, Hotel Santa Caterina offers more than just prime seaside views. Steeped in history since 1880 and now a thriving fourth-generation family establishment, it’s been the choice of A-listers like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. With its immaculate white-tiled interiors adorned with bougainvillaea and balconies promising uninterrupted vistas to Amalfi, every room tells a tale of refined elegance. Food enthusiasts can delight in Al Mare’s contemporary island-themed decor, savouring heartwarming local delicacies. For the discerning palate, Glicine offers a gastronomic journey, led by a Michelin-starred chef. A mere stroll away lies Amalfi’s enchanting lemon groves and iconic cathedral, ensuring every guest experiences the magic of the coast.

Hotel Santa Caterina
Via Mauro Comite, 9
Amalfi
Italy

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