It is not easy to find an apartment in the centre of Sorrento and almost impossible to find one recently refurbished with all comforts including an elevator!
Il Centrale is a lovely 2 bedroom newly refurbished apartment, conveniently located on the second floor, in an antique 3 storey building with a lift. 10 meters from the most popular Piazza Veniero. It is suitable for four people and has air conditioning as well as Winter heating and free Wi-Fi.
Entrance is into a lobby and a small corridor into the lounge / dining room with doors to a balcony which overlooks the main Corso Italia, so great for days spent outdoors to observe the ´Sorrento Walking´.
Separate, fully fitted kitchen with gas cooker, electric oven and a fridge with freezer, dining table and chairs.
Double bedroom, en suite shower room, hair dryer and washing machine, has satellite Tv, doors onto a small balcony looking at the back of the building. The twin bedroom with en suite shower room has satellite Tv, doors onto a balcony looking onto the Corso Italia. Guests renting this apartment have access to the terrace solarium, accessed via elevator, furnished with table and chairs as well as sun beds and views of Mount Vesuvius. Il Centrale apartment has been renovated in 2010 with great care and taste and is furnished in an elegant and pleasing way, it can be rented together with Del Corso and La Quiete one bedroom apartments on the first floor of the building. There is a public car park 200 meters away as well as a Laundromat 100 m. For a unique experience one must at least once go to the nearby, (200 m.) Wellness Centre for a day of relaxation, thermal baths, beauty centre and fitness. You can be sure of an unforgettable holiday ! A car is not necessary because the bus stop is 50 meters away and the station for the local train is 1.500 metres away. The beach facilities are located about 500 meters away from the centre of Sorrento. The Cathedral, the Kiosk of S. Francis, and the public park are only a stroll away. The park has gardens which lead you to the sea, and from there you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Gulf of Naples, from the island of Procida to Mount Vesuvius. You can also enjoy a walk along the elegant main street or through the narrow alleyways of the historical part of town, which are rich with local craft shops. Apartment Il Centrale will be your home base for enjoying the incomparable beauty of Sorrento, the Sorrento Coast, of Capri and other islands, of the Amalfi Coast and Naples. You can get to these famous places either by ferry or organised tourist trips. By train you can easily visit Pompeii, Vesuvius, the Caserta Palace and other attractions.
Please note: The daily tariff is intended for maximum 4 persons, Bookings in July and August for minimum 14 nights and from Saturday to Saturday only.
This property is available for a minimum stay of seven nights.
Beach: 900 m. (Marina Grande) - Restaurants 100 m. - Bus Stop 50 m.
Cites - Sorrento centre: 500 m. (Piazza Tasso) - Massa Lubrense: 6 Km. - Napoli: 50 Km. - Positano: 16 Km. - Amalfi: 32 Km. - Ravello: 38 Km. - Roma: 267 Km.
Attractions - Pompei Excavations: 27 Km. - Vesuvius Crater: 50 Km. - Amalfi Coast: 8 Km. - Paestum Excavations: 102 Km. - Capri Island: connected from the port of Sorrento 2 Km (but only 1 Km walking distance).
Airports - Naples Capodichino - 53 Km. - Roma Leonardo da Vinci 282 Km. - Roma Ciampino 256 Km.
Railway Stations - Napoli Centrale 50 Km. - Sorrento 1 Km.
Location & Area
Sorrento is one of Italy´s most famous resort towns. Placed on a perch high above the Mediterranean, it is like a balcony over the sea with views that extend from the island of Procida across the Gulf to Naples and Mt. Vesuvius. The city sits on the bluff that ends abruptly at a sheer cliff that plummets straight down to the sea. It has, for more than two millennia, enjoyed the status of seaside destination, starting with the Greeks. It came into its own as a summer destination during the Roman era, when emperors Agrippa, Tiberius and Augustus had their splendid villas here. Sorrento sits in a sheltered spot on the promontory, protected by the surrounding hills. It has been an important port for centuries of seafarers. It has been called "La Gentile" ("the nice one") for its mild climate, elegant streets and gardens, and friendly residents. It has many millennia of welcoming travellers, and the tradition of hospitality is carried on proudly.
The centre of the city´s life is Piazza Tasso, which is full of energy and people at all hours. Corso Italia is lined with caffè, restaurants and shops but the entire historic centre has life, sights and eateries tucked away in the side streets. There are loads of pretty palaces fronting the streets, attesting to the town´s prosperity. The Villa Comunale is a civic park bursting with blooms and trees, a popular gathering spot for the citizens. Piazza Vittoria contains the Temple of Venus, or what remains of the ancient structure. The church of San Francesco has a cross-vaulted cloister that hosts concerts and art exhibitions. And don´t miss the Romanesque Duomo, the city´s cathedral that dates back to the 1400s. It has gorgeous doors with a fresco over the portal. It´s accompanying bell tower has a clock faced with maiolica tiles and there are ancient columns shoring up its base
Il Centrale apartment is located in the heart of Sorrento, the main square is only a few metres away as well as shops, restaurants, bar, etc...
The tourist port of Sorrento is Km 2 away, where it´s possible to take day trips with fast, comfortable and inexpensive ferries to Capri and the other islands of the Gulf, to Amalfi and Positano.
It is a convenient base for visiting the Neapolitan Riviera and other famous attractions: Pompei, Capri, Napoli, Paestum, and Amalfi Coast.
Check-in time is between 3 and 8 p.m. You will be met and taken to the booked accommodation, asked for a photo copy of your Id or passport, any extras and the Breakage deposit (in cash only in any currencies) Euro 300,00 – this is refunded on your departure day, less any breakages.
We strongly recommend contacting our land agents the day before or early morning of your arrival day, to let them know how you intend getting to the resort and approximate arrival time, they will in this occasion be able to advise of any local fiestas, roads closed etc...
Check-out time is between 07:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Arrival and departure times can be arranged outside these times for this service a supplement of Euro 55,00 is applied.
Highchair and Cot: With linen are available at weekly supplement of Euro 55,00 payable locally.
Welcome pack: Our English speaking local agent in Italy provides a personal shopping service for food items which they deliver to the accommodation prior to your arrival. This is not a set welcome pack but is tailored to your individual requirements. If you are interested in this option, please contact us via email and give us your list of items including quantities. It is important to do this at least a week before your departure. You will need to pay in cash on arrival at the property, so please ensure you have taken enough Euros with you. You will be charged the local price for the goods (a receipt will be given) plus a delivery charge of 20,00 Euro.
A private parking 200 m. from the apartment can be arranged at a daily rate of Euro 20,00 (pending on car size).
Municipal Holiday Residence Tax payable locally in cash.
How to get there
There are several ways to get to Sorrento from Naples Capodichino Airport or Naples Train station either by renting a car or by public transport. It is also possible to arrange private transfer directly to the your property. Ask us for quotation.
Once at the property you can get around fine without the car as parking in the towns is hard to come by and expensive. Public Busses operate year-around connecting Marine del Cantone to Massa Lubrense and Sorrento, where are busses to all the Amalfi Coast villages and Sorrento area. Ferries from Sorrento (from May to October) operate a service between Amalfi - Positano - Capri Island - Naples.
Rental tariff includes consumes of electricity, gas, water, bedroom and bathroom linen with weekly changes, Wi-Fi Internet, maid service once weekly, final cleaning, Air conditioning and Central heating.TripAdvisor property ID 4067346...Read more
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