Grand Hotel Excelsior - Amalfi

Via Papa Leone X, Amalfi, Italy, 84011show map
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Overview

This elegant Grand Hotel Excelsior offers 106 rooms with views of Amalfi Coast. The hotel was opened in 1960, renovated in 2001 and is housed in a 6-storey building. It has classic rooms and a doctor on call, room service and newspaper service.

Villa Cimbrone Gardens is about 25 minutes' walk away. The accommodation is a 10-minute walk from the center of Amalfi.

A harbour and hills are in the vicinity.

Salerno airport lies 30 km away from Grand Hotel Excelsior and it takes about 35 minutes by car to get there.

Rooms

The property features heating, multi-channel TV and a sitting area in every unit. Many rooms come with a wonderful view over the coast. A Jacuzzi bath, a shaving mirror and free toiletries can also be found in each room.

Eat & Drink

Each morning, the hotel serves a buffet breakfast. Guests can enjoy local dishes at the outdoor restaurant. Refreshing drinks along with fruit and grills are offered at the garden bar. La Taverna dei Briganti and La Carcara can be found about 100 meters away.

Relax

At this hotel you can find babysitting, high chairs and a game room for guests traveling with children. It offers a gym, aerobics classes and a fitness centre throughout the property.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   106.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Diving
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boating
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Full board
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Packed lunches
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • High chairs
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Bungalows
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Dishwasher

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Via Lorenzo di AmalfiVia Lorenzo di Amalfi2700 ft
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EoloEolo1600 ftVia Pantaleone Comite, 3
La CarcaraLa Carcara1700 ftVia Castello, 1
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La CapanninaLa Capannina1800 ftVia Nuova 10
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Getting around
Airports
Salerno (QSR)16.8 mi
Capodichino (NAP)23.4 mi
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Reviews
7.2
Very goodBased on  126  reviews
  • 8.0
    Fabulous

    The view from our balcony was fantastic and the staff very friendly. Dinner was very good and was not too high price.

    The bed was not comfortable but got sleep despite this;

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The service at GHE was the best I have ever experienced. The staff was very friendly and they all would know your name. They were always ready to help you out. I needed to write some documents in Italian and the woman at the front desk was eager to help me put my words into Italian. The accommodations were clean and all the rooms overlook the sea. The shuttle service to the beach and to Amalfi was perfect.

    Maybe they could expand the free Wi-Fi coverage to more than just the lobby.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Our second time in Grand Hotel Excelsior, everything was perfect as always it is, especially the staff ... We love Amalfi and Grand Hotel Excelsior...

  • 7.4
    Very good

    A hair raising drive to get up to the hotel. Amazing views of Amalfi. Nice big room with sitting area and balcony. Good sized bathroom. Breakfast buffet varied and good service. Free shuttle to Amalfi and back, following a timetable supplied by reception, as parking was difficult this was very useful.

    Limited choices for dinner at the hotel, three course set menu, not very interesting and expensive. Warnings about putting any of own drinks or food in Mini bar, if found the mini bar would be locked and emptied. Only cheap,plastic tumblers in room, no glasses. Bar prices expensive and a 3 euro charge for ice to your room.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Hotel's exterior doesn't look promising but when you are inside you will be impressed with a panoramic view overlooking a see (all rooms have this view). Restaurant has an outside spacious terrace. Service during breakfast and dinner was very good.

    Do not agree to stay in lower part of hotel (two elevators down). Rooms are bigger but with "smell" and without a "view".

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Being a Hilton honours member I am fully aware of the high quality of their facilities. The location of the hotel was ideal to explore Palermo till late at night without any inconvenience.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The view from our room was spectacular. Also, we were very well received when we arrived. A lady at reception took the time to explain how everything worked. It was very appreciated.

    The schedule of the bus that took us into town and back to the hotel had very strange hours and wasn't very convenient. Also, our bed was the most uncomfortable bed we've ever slept in. Time to change the mattresses????

  • 9.2
    Superb

    5 wtar view, 5 star service and friendliness, all for3.5 Star price. Multi-language- speaking friendly helpful classy staff, breath-taking views, convenient base for wxploring, pool, beach, excellent breakfast. And loved Antoni! And especially loved that because I booked through Booked.net, had free use of he private beach, hich I used each of my five days in Amalfi. Everyone else had to pay!

    Pretty poor pillows, hard bed. No tea/coffee making facilities in room. Otherwise, perfetto!

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Far enough out of town to be away from the bustle, so it was very peaceful but close enough with good transport to get to town as you wished.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    I loved the position, the service offered,shuttle buses to Amalfi,the room was beautiful the veiw stunning, highly recommend this hotel to any travellers.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Location and veiws were incredable.

    Dinner

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The view is amazing and the setting is very romantic. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Great shuttle service to Amalfi.

    Internet connection is only available in the lobby area and was not consistent. We experienced a lot of trouble connecting to it.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The hotel is outdated in terms of its decor, but the place is clean and the breakfasts are pretty diverse (which is saying a lot for an Italian hotel)

    Sadly there is only a wifi area in the reception lobby, and not in the rooms etc. The shuttle service can be unreliable, and the cost of a taxi form town is 35 to 40 Euro!

  • 8.4
    Superb

    Location, views, bus service to Amalfi. Pool and beach staff were very helpful, especially Anni.

    The pillows were uncomfortable and one extra would have been useful. Somewhat overpriced. Ants in room around computer we brought in.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The views were spectacular, breakfast was very good and hotel amenities were satisfactory.

    Walls in the room were paper thin

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in Italy

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Salerno (QSR)16.8 mi
Capodichino (NAP)23.4 mi
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