Palazzo Avino (formerly Palazzo Sasso) is a stunning five-star deluxe hotel on Italy's famed Amalfi Coast. Built in what was once a 12th century private villa for an Italian noble family and opened as a hotel in 1997, Palazzo Avino has been rated as one of the world’s finest hotels and boasts two-star Michelin dining. Tucked away in the medieval hilltop village of Ravello and perched high on the cliffs, 350 m (1,000 ft) above the sparkling Mediterranean, Palazzo Avino overlooks some of the coast's most picturesque fishing villages. All rooms and suites are decorated with hand made Vietri tiles, antique carpets, furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries and brass accessories and appliqués. Frette Linen and Bulgari amenities, satellite TV, safe, minibar, internet access and iPod docking stations are also available in each room.
Hotel Address:Location Summary
- Palazzo Avino
- Via San Giovanni Del Toro 28
- Ravello, 84010
Tucked away in the medieval hilltop village of Ravello and perched high on the cliffs, 350 m (1,000 ft) above the sparkling Mediterranean, Palazzo Avino overlooks some of the coast's most picturesque fishing villages.
Directions to Hotel
Guests arriving from Naples airport by car From the car park follow the sign to 'Autostrada' (green road sign). Follow the directions to Salerno (A3). Drive for about 6 km. Pay toll. Drive appx. 25 km. Leave 'Autostrada' at Angri ('uscita Angri'). Turn left, follow the sign to Ravello through Angri. Drive for about 2 km. Turn right following the road sign "Costiera Amalfitana". Within 100 m you come to traffic lights prior to narrow bridge. Watch not to miss the next Ravello sign, at appx. 1 km from the traffic lights. Now relax and enjoy the views (follow this road for 22 km). Once in Ravello, at the junction, turn right throughout the tunnel and take the first left (Ville), travel up the hill to yellow hotel signs, turn left. Proceed up the hill to the fountain, completely round the fountain and continue up-hill to the church. Park the car. Palazzo Avino is through the arch, a porter will collect your luggage and take your car to the car park. Guests arriving from Rome by car Take the G.R.A. - Gran Raccordo Anulare Once on the G.R.A., follow directions for 'Autostrada Napoli' (A1). Follow the A1 for approximately 200 km. Leave 'Autostrada' at Angri ('uscita Angri') Turn left, follow the sign to Ravello through Angri (mountains are on your right). Drive for about 2 km (careful, the road’s surface is not too good). Turn right following the road sign Amalfi/Ravello. Within 100 m you come to traffic lights prior to narrow bridge. Watch you do not miss the next sign to Ravello at a right turn about 1 km from the traffic lights. Follow the indication for Ravello for approximately 8 km, you will reach the Ristorante Valico di Chiunsi, then turn right. You will see a sign for the town Ravello. At the junction, turn right throughout the tunnel and take the first left (Ville), travel up the hill to yellow hotel signs, turn left. Proceed up the hill to the fountain, go completely round the fountain and continue up the hill to Hotel Caruso (building site). Park the car. Palazzo Avino is through the arch, a porter will collect your luggage and take your car to the car park.
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Banquets & Meetings
Palazzo Avino offers a meeting room with natural light and separate access for up to 70 people.
Fine Dining on Site
Dining at Palazzo Avino is truly a unique experience. You can enjoy a candle light dinner served in our two Michelin starred Rossellinis restaurant or a delicious casual meal at Terrazza Belvedere.
The gymnasium is located in the gardens under white gazebos and overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. A variety of technogym equipment is available.
A 20 meter outdoor heated swimming pool is situated in the gardens of Palazzo Avino with an amazing view of the sea and the mountains.
Beach Club Club House by the Sea, 15 minute drive from Ravello.
Enjoy a memorable day at sea with a private yacht charter!
The surroundings of the seven village 'fragments' of Ravello amount to a wild, scenic garden affording leisurely walks or more challenging treks up into the mountains.
Horses are available for treks on most of the scenic mountain routes.
Facilities and equipment are provided at most of the coastal resorts, notably in Amalfi and Minori.
Tennis Courts Nearby
Tennis games or classes may be arranged at two courts located in Ravello.
Winetasting available in many places in area.
Many rooms have a spectacular sea view and suites have sea views.
- - Banquets & Meetings
- - Meeting Space
- - Disabled Access
- - Executive Retreat
- - Fine Dining on Site
- - Fine Dining Nearby
- - Fitness Center
- - High Speed Internet
- - Pool, Outdoor
- - Spa Facility
- - Beach
- - Boating
- - Fishing - Ocean
- - Hiking
- - Horseback Riding
- - Jet Skiing
- - Jogging & Running
- - Sailing
- - Scuba Diving
- - Shopping
- - Tennis Courts Nearby
- - Water Skiing
- - Windsurfing
- - Winery Tours
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