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The Amalfi Coast, Capri, and Naples Hotels

Hotel Palumbo

  • Via S. Giovanni del Toro 16 Map It
  • Grande Dame
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Impossibly romantic
  • Wonderful coastal retreat
  • Incredible Bay of Salerno views

Cons

  • With all this finery it can be difficult to relax
  • Restaurant closed from November to March

Updated 12/12/2013

Fodor's Review

This is the real deal—the only great hotel left in Ravello that's still a monument to the Grand Tour sensibility that first put the town on the map. Legendarily old-fashioned (originally a 12th-century palazzo), the Palumbo has long welcomed visiting somebodies: Wagner, who composed on the piano in the lobby; Bogart, filming Beat the Devil; a young Jack and Jackie Kennedy; Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, whose relationship blossomed while filming a scene (later

deleted) from Mr. & Mrs. Smith here. Ancient marble columns, mosaic-tile floors, and museum-quality antiques create an elegant ambience, and innovative Continental cuisine is served in the gloriously gilded Confalone restaurant.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Via S. Giovanni del Toro 16, Ravello, 84010, Italy

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Phone:

089-857244

Hotel Details:

  • 10 rooms, 7 suites
  • Some meals

Updated 12/12/2013

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