A Taschen library (the first of its kind in Italy), with bookshelves scattered across the property’s public areas
The mosaic-lined pool, surrounded by contemporary art installations
Easy access to Capri’s boutique-heavy central square, La Piazzetta
The stylish Pan Am Suite, which pays tribute to the golden era of air travel
What To Know
Most room rates include breakfast
Nearly all of the rooms overlook the Mediterranean
The spa’s sauna, steam room, and hot tub are open to all guests, regardless of whether you book a treatment
Seductive, Fifties-inspired icon with generous private terraces and awe-inducing Mediterranean vistas in sunny Capri
It’s hard to believe this handsome hotel, awash in a decidedly marine-like blend of blue, yellow, and coral (the vision of a Milanese designer Giampiero Panepinto), was once a Marriott. Though it’s just a five-minute walk from the bustling city center, the property’s discreet location—it’s wedged in a hushed backstreet and overlooks a canopy of lemon groves—provides a welcome respite from the island’s eager throngs. Vintage glamour surfaces in many forms, from the white grand piano at the Jacky Bar to the monochrome photographs that wreath the indoor-outdoor pool, but that doesn’t mean modern luxuries are sacrificed: the renowned spa is decked out with sensory showers while free Wi-Fi throughout the property lets guests Instagram to their heart’s content.
With monikers like Imperial and Ambassador, the suites at this seaside haven are worth the splurge for their extra-photogenic interiors—think hand-painted majolica floor tiles, travertine bathrooms, and jazzy retro statement pieces. The crown jewel here is undoubtedly the Bellevue Suite, with its own heated plunge pool, private bar, and 360-degree view of the Gulf of Naples.
The Terrazza Tiberio restaurant, the only restaurant in Capri with a separate Kosher kitchen, serves tasty ocean-flavored plates such as lemon-scented sea bass and shrimp-and-citrus linguine. No evening is complete without a Capri sunset enjoyed with a Caesar Tonic Pepper—a spicy gin-and-grapefruit cocktail—at Jacky Bar.
Capri is a just under an hour’s boat ride from the port of Naples. Upon arrival, explore the island by foot (it’s only four square miles in size) or hail a convertible taxi. If you're game, the hotel's concierge can help organize a trip to one of the area’s many sea caves including the famous Blue Grotto.