The showpiece courtyard, often the setting for cultural events, art exhibitions and concerts
The rare plants and tranquil ambience of “Donna Carmelo’s Garden"
Candlelit dinners in the alfresco restaurant, Al Palazzo
The décor, which marries antique Mediterranean charm with modern amenities
What To Know
Room service is limited during certain hours
The hotel often hosts weddings
Parking is around $33 per day
Parking on site
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Serene Baroque palace in a beautiful botanical garden setting in the heart of Positano
Built in 1808 as the summer residence of Gioacchino Murat — Napoleon’s brother-in-law and King of Naples — the hotel’s posh pedigree was enhanced further by the subsequent owners, the Attanasio family, whose matriarch Carmela created the spectacular gardens in which the palace is now set. The 31 rooms are fashioned in traditional Positano style, with terra-cotta tiled floors, plasterwork scrolls and hand-painted headboards. Some rooms look onto the gardens while others have sea views. Linger in the courtyard or restaurant, both shaded and scented by the resident citrus trees.
In the Area
Walk off all that delicious Italian fare with a trek along Il Sentiero degli Dei (“God’s Highway”), a panoramic path above the Amalfi Coast that links the hilltop town of Agerola with Nocelle, on the slopes of Monte Peruso. (The hotel can help arrange tours.) Admire the Church of Santa Maria Assunta, with its opulent interiors and prime position overlooking the sea, then head to the beach itself for spaghetti vongole at Chez Black, one of Danny de Vito’s favorites.
Palazzo Murat Hotel
Via Dei Mulini 23
How to Get There
The preferred airport for Palazzo Murat Hotel is Naples (NAP-Naples Intl.) - 32.5 km / 20.2 mi. Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.