Shuttle Schedule: The hotel is located 1.5 km from the center of Sorrento, and offers a free shuttle service to and from the center 12 times a day. There is no need to reserve the shuttle.
The shuttle service keeps the following schedule:
From the hotel to the Sorrento train station:
7:45am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, noon, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm, 6:10pm 8:30pm, 10:50pm
From the Sorrento train station to the hotel:
8:00am, 9:10am, 10:10am, 11:10am, 12:10pm, 1:40pm, 3:10pm, 4:10pm, 5:15pm, 6:30pm, 8:45pm 11:00pm
Parking: Parking is free and there is no need to reserve a space ahead of time.
Wifi: All rooms and common areas in the hotel have free wifi. The hotel also offers a computer point free 24 hours a day.
Pool towels: The pool is open each day from 8:30am to 7pm. Pool towels are available in your room, and there is a €40 deposit charged upon arrival for the use of the pool towels.
Sun umbrellas: Sun umbrellas are available free poolside upon request to the pool staff
Room amenities: Each room has a minibar, safe, satellite tv, hairdryer and courtesy kit, air conditioning/heating, and telephone.
Tea kettles: We do not provide, nor allow, electric kettles or any other electric appliance which could be dangerous to guests in our rooms.
Safe: All our rooms have a safe; keys can be requested at the reception desk and are provided at no additional charge. Please note that hotel management and staff are not responsible for objects left in the room or in the safe. Only guest can be held responsible for the use of the safe.
Minibar: All rooms come with a fully stocked minibar. Please note that we do not allow food or drinks from outside the hotel. In case you’d like to use the minibar for own drinks you are kindly asked to call the Reception.
Room service: Room service is availabe at a small surcharge.
Snack bar and restaurant hours: Breakfast is served each morning from 7:00 to 10:00. You can order breakfast served in your room with a small surcharge. Lunch is served at the poolside bar or in the restaurant from noon to 3:00pm with an a la carte menu. Dinner is served in the restaurant from 7:00pm to 9:30pm.
Restaurant dress code: Breakfast and lunch require casual dress (though no bathing costumes or bare feet); dinner requires more formal attire (long trousers and collared shirts).
Entertainment: During the week, Art Hotel Gran Paradiso organizes live music in the evening for guests. Relax on the terrance with a cocktail and enjoy the view over the Gulf of Naples against the background of live music.
Fitness center: There is a small fitness room open 24 hours a day and free of charge for guests.
Check in and check out times: Check in begins at 2:00pm. Check out is by 10:00am. The reception desk is open 24 hours a day.
Accepted Payments: Guests can pay by cash or the following credit cards: VISA, MASTERCARD, AMEX
Luggage check: Bags may be checked after the 10am check out time at the reception desk and picked up later during the day.
TRANSPORTATION AND SIGHTSEEING
Taxi fare: The approximate cost of a taxi from the hotel to the center is about €15 – €20 during the day. There is a supplement for early morning and late night rides.
Nearby beaches and how to reach them: The hotel shuttle will drop you at the Circumvesuviana train station; from there continue by foot to the port. There are a number of beach clubs in Sorrento’s Marina Piccola. There is an elevator which will transport you down from the Villa Comunale directly to the Marina Piccola port. There is also a beach not far from the hotel in S. Agnello, a 5 minute drive or 1520 minute walk away.
Transportation to and from Naples (airport, train station, port): You can book a private transfer by car from the airport or train station in Naples to the hotel. Please contact us for more details.
If you are using public transportation to reach the hotel, take the Curreri bus from the Naples airport to the Sorrento terminal, then catch one of the 12 scheduled daily shuttle runs to the hotel. If you take the train from Naples to Sorrento, you can also reach the hotel from the station using our shuttle service. If you take te ferry from Naples to Sorrento, once you have disembarked in Sorrento, catch the hotel shuttle at the Circumvesuviana station.
There is a cafè, tabacco shop, pharmacy, and shops within 500 meters of the hotel; the nearest supermarket is 700 meters away.
Store opening times: stores in the center of Sorrento are open seven days a week (including Sundays and holidays) during the summer, from about 10:00am to 10:00pm. Some stores close for a few hours at lunchtime.
Information and Excursions: Our concierge is happy to help you with any information you may need regarding Sorrento and environs, and to recommend tours and day trips to the most beautiful destinations along the coast.