What We Love
- Living la dolce vita in a dreamy coastal setting that has inspired film directors, artists and musicians for decades
- Sipping cocktails in Murano glasses at one of hotel’s terraces
- Visiting the gothic and baroque churches, cloisters and catacombs in Old Naples, about an hour away
- Unwinding with a citrus-scented massage at the modern in-house spa
What To Know
- Children under the age of six are not admitted
- This is a seasonal hotel that closes from late October until early April
- Inner Courtyard rooms don’t have views of the Tyrrhenian Sea, a major attraction at Le Sirenuse
- WiFi is available throughout the hotel
Le Sirenuse translates roughly as “dwelling of sirens,” a suitable name for one of the world’s most magical hotels. The meticulously decorated 18th-century residence, set high on the crags of the Amalfi Coast, is now run by Carla and Antonio Sersale, the charming and well-connected descendants of patriarch Franco Sersale. Inside, museum-worthy family heirlooms are offset by Moorish elements like domed ceilings and hand-painted ceramics, while each of the elegant guest rooms — all with distinct accents, some with postcard-perfect views of the Tyrrhenian Sea — complement a series of charmingly eclectic common areas that spill out onto open-air terraces surrounded by climbing vines and fragrant flowers, one of which features a pool with beautiful mosaic murals.
All 58 rooms and suites are decorated with a harmonious mix of contemporary and vintage furnishings, some of them valuable antiques. Sea View Rooms are the smallest, at 258 square feet, but they have cozy balconies with lovely panoramas. Marble bathrooms are stocked with Frette towels and robes and luxurious “Eau d’Italie” products, created by the Sersale family specifically for Le Sirenuse.
The hotel’s main restaurant is the Michelin-starred La Sponda, which serves locally sourced Neapolitan cuisine created by chef Gennaro Russo. Fresh shellfish is the calling card at the candlelit Champagne Bar & Grill, while the lemon-tree-scented Pool Bar and Restaurant serves light regional fare at lunchtime. A recent addition, Franco’s Bar, named in honor of Franco Sersale, is the place to go for craft cocktails.
Nestled in the cliffs of southern Italy’s famous Amalfi Coast, Le Sirenuse is just over an hour away from Naples and historic sites like Pompeii. The hotel can arrange transfers from Naples-Capodichino International Airport or from the Naples central train station.
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This Hotel was an amazing discovery, with an incredible attention to the details. If you visit in Positano I would suggest to spend the whole time here. Me and my wife lived magic and romantic moments, and we’re already thinking of coming back to celebrate our anniversary next year. Staff is great, helpful and very professional. They organized our trip, helping us and suggesting the most gorgeous things to see. I didn’t expect that Positano was so close to lots of amazing areas of the region, like Pompeii, Salerno and Naples. What we enjoyed the most about this trip was also our visit to a nice Winery of Pompeii (Bosco dei Medici), we just booked this visit on Viator and it was amazing, they also arranged transportation for us – round trip.
While visiting this part of Italy these are the two stops you have to do: Sirenuse of Positano, Winery in Pompeii.
We where very excited to stay at Le Sirenuse for our honeymoon, here I will sum up out experience in both Pros and Cons
Highly renowned hotel worldwide, many people know about this place
Staff is very friendly and warm
Very beautiful common pool area with exvellent views
Extremely Overpriced. Due to the increased tourist inflow to Positano, mainly American and Chinese tourists, prices for luxury hotels like this one have skyrocketed to the point where it makes no sense for what you are getting in return.
We payed 550 USD per night for a very simple room, much like a normal 3 star hotel in the US that would cost maybe 150 USD elsewhere
Also, the food, drinks within the hotel are the most expensive you will find in the whole Amalfi coast
In our case, the air conditioner system broke down and we where not able to sleep due to the heat. The staff provided a fan after 30 minutes of waiting which helped a little bit.
The spa is a very simple, small facility with nothing more than a massage room, a jacuzzi ( with room temperature water for some reason ) and a sauna , I was a little confused about this
I would only recommend this place to those people looking to brag or promote the fact that they went to a well known hotel.
For the rest of us that are looking for a more pragmatic travel experience, Le Sirenuse falls very short of other accommodations in the region
From arrival to departure - my expectations were exceeded!! Staff friendly, thorough and fun to interact with AND the rooms and views are SUPERB!! The breakfast buffet was one of the best ever! The restaurants were most excellent including views, staff and food!!Cannot wait to return
It has long been on our list to travel to the Amalfi Coast and to stay at Le Sirenuse Hotel. We were in Positano two weeks ago with friends and it was as beautiful as pictures show. Le Sirenuse is in a perfect location to enjoy walking and sightseeing. It is truly a luxury hotel and was perfect in every way. The hotel is beautiful but our stay was made even more enjoyable by the attentive staff.
This magical hotel is one of my all time favorites throughout Europe, where the patrician vibe and personal ambiance buttress a travel experience that is quintessentially perfect in every conceivable way. My favorite is the hotel's yacht that circles the Bay of Salerno (Tyrrhenian Sea), and drops anchor to serve a lobster luncheon, replete with swimming in that body of aqua blue waters that are as pristine as the Amalfi Coast itself, and second to none!