Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel reviews: Breathtaking Views in Luxurious Nuns’ Dorms

Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel has a compelling reason that captures the heart: the hotel is located on the Amalfi Coast in Italy, a geographical advantage that is the dream of many travelers! Have you ever dreamed of having a wedding in the scenic Mediterranean? The hotel's Baroque-style chapel, with its preserved traditional marble altar, is the perfect location for couples to fulfill their life's most significant event.

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Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel, formerly known as 『NH Collection Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi』, is a five-star hotel that reopen in April 2023 in a refurbished structure from the 13th century. The hotel still has numerous monastic elements, such as cloisters and chapels.

It invites travelers to immerse themselves in the rich history, the sound of crashing waves, and the cultural and scenic beauty of Italy, bridging the past and the present.

Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel features
Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel: A Mediterranean Oasis"

What to expect ?

  • Best for a luxury honeymoon

    I highly recommend this hotel to honeymoon couples.the exceptional wines, delightful food, and special touches are truly unforgettable,The private boat tour of Capri is a highlight.

  • With panoramic Mediterranean views

    Anantara Convento Di Amalfi Grand Hotel is a luxury hotel located along the coastline. Due to its location on a cliff, you can enjoy spectacular views of the Amalfi Coast from your room or from the terrace of the restaurant.

  • Nuns' Dorms turned Luxe Suites"

    Hotel Preserve 800 years of historical traces:the former dormitories where nuns once lived have been transformed into guest rooms, offering guests a unique blend of luxury and cultural heritage.

  • Experience Southern Italy in cool transportation

    Hotel also offers arrangements for them to drive antique cars or three-wheeled scooters or lovely boat along the picturesque Amalfi coastline.

"Luxury Amid History: Former Nuns' Dorms Transformed"
"Luxury Amid History: Former Nuns' Dorms Become Artistic Suites"

Hotel Location

Located about a 15-minute walk from the center of Amalfi.
It is approximately an hour and a half drive from Naples International Airport.
Also there’s a shuttle to drop you off in town , enabling you to enjoy a truly relaxing holiday.

Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel spectacular views
Both side are cliff-edges, with spectacular views of the Amalfi coast.

The Rooms

The hotel has 52 rooms and suites, all with views of the Mediterranean Sea. The beautiful scenery of the Amalfi Coast and the turquoise blue Mediterranean Sea create an extraordinary space.

This former monastery has been luxuriously renovated, but it maintains a quiet and solemn atmosphere, where you can spend a relaxing time while looking out at the sea.

All very white and minimalist and spotlessly clean.
Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel ROOM FEATURES
Ensure that you reserve a room with a balcony! The extra money is worthwhile.

Room Facilities & Amenities

Bath amenities are also well stocked. ( Acqua di parma) ."Acqua di parma"products are exclusively crafted in Italy by skilled artisans, using the finest materials.

Free coffee and tea in your room. Please note that other than that, there is a charge.

  • Basic items:Air conditioner/Flat-screen TV (cable/satellite)/Safe box.
  • Refreshments:Minibar/
    Coffee machine/
    Kettle.
  • Bathroom:Shower or bathtub/
    Hair dryer/
    Bathrobe & slippers.
  • Room Configuration:
    Connecting rooms (some settings apply)/
    Wheelchair accessible rooms (some settings available)/
    Crib (on request/unable to bring in depending on room type)/
    Extra bed (depending on the number of people/unable to bring in depending on room type)

Dining at hotel

Offer meticulously crafted cuisine by renowned Italian chefs that highlights the local culinary specialties. they are easily accommodating for gluten free/celiac dietary needs

Dei Cappucinni

During our stay, we had breakfast and dinner at the hotel's restaurant "Dei Cappuccini".

In the morning, enjoy espresso and pastries, continental dishes and hot à la carte dishes.
In the evening, enjoy Italian cuisine with a modern twist on traditional dishes, using fresh seafood from the coast and fresh produce from the garden. Terrace seats are also available.(more romantic at night~)

We were introduced to many local wines from Amalfi and Naples.
The sommelier provided wine that matched the meal.

Executive Chef Claudio Lanuto brings the concept of the convent kitchen to the Dei Cappucinni restaurant, using fresh seasonal ingredients from the monastery's garden to create a menu featuring monastery-style dishes available for à la carte dining, as well as sensory-inspired signature dishes.

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I was able to enjoy very authentic and delicious Italian food.

La Locanda della Canonica Pizzeria by Gino Sorbillo

At La Locanda della Canonica Pizzeria by Gino Sorbillo, they serve eight signature pizzas designed by the global pizza ambassador, offering guests a taste of the Campania region's culinary culture.

Internationally renowned pizza maestro Gino invites diners to savor various enticing flavors, such as anchovies from Marcellara, locally produced Monaco Bufala cheese, and Mozzarella and Ricotta cheeses from Agerola."

La Locanda della Canonica (open for lunch)

This is also an Italian restaurant, serving Mediterranean cuisine and home-cooked meals. Tables are placed on the edge of the cliff where you can enjoy your lunch while admiring the stunning views.

Dei Cappuccini Bar (Opening hours 12:00-24:00)

A bar where you can enjoy drinks and light snacks.
At Dei Cappuccini Bar, the hotel's bar, you can let your guests know what you want and they will serve you something that suits your taste, such as cocktails made with local lemons. I had a cocktail using my favorite limoncello♪

Others

*In addition, there is a pool bar serving drinks and snacks, private dining (on request), and Italian cooking classes (on request).

Hotel Facilities and Activities

WELLBEING

It has a large infinity pool with incredible views of the Amalfi Coast, as well as the (upcoming) award-winning Anantara Spa (under construction) which will offer a jacuzzi, sauna, gym and three rooms for a range of therapeutic and beauty treatments

Staff told me new spa features skilled therapists use citrus essential oils to provide guests with a massage that pampers both the body and mind, rejuvenating the spirit.

Experience Southern Italy in cool method

■ Guests can also drive antique cars or three-wheeled scooters along the picturesque Amalfi coastline, guided by experts, to explore the charming towns of Positano and Ravello along the way."

■ The Sentiero Degli Dei (Path of the Gods) is a hiking trail that winds along the Lattari Mountains, offering breathtaking views of the Sorrento Peninsula and the distant Capri Island along the way.

■For honeymoon: Definitely do the private boat tour of Capri which they will organize for you. The restaurants dinner is romantic and in truth the best dinners we had on the coast

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・Non-smoking throughout
・Free Wi-Fi
・Pool
・Restaurant
・Bar/Lounge
・Upcoming Spa & Wellness Facilities (Award-winning Anantara Spa, fully equipped with hammam, sauna, etc.)
・Fitness gym
・Weddings
・Courtyard
・Church
・Parking lot, etc.

Hotel vicinity

Stroll through the town along the path reserved for guests

The center of Amalfi can be reached via a path reserved exclusively for guests. It takes about 10 minutes to walk there as it is downhill, and it takes about 20 minutes to walk back as it is uphill.It is recommended for a leisurely walk while enjoying the scenery.

*There are many stairs in Amalfi, so please bring comfortable shoes.

Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel vicitiny tour

The path takes you close to the Amalfi Cathedral, the very heart of the city. There are many cafes and souvenir shops on both sides of the main street.

Duomo di Amalfi

Service: Did I feel genuinely welcomed by the staff?

The hotel's open atmosphere, stunning views, and exceptional staff made our stay truly unforgettable.

From reception to concierge and the restaurant, they all went above and beyond to make our visit special. The staff I met even surprised us with a thoughtful gift of prosecco and chocolates.

Our receptionist is also the best advisor, his advisor across Amalfi coast recommendations is wonderful!!, arranging trips and attractions destinations was done through him.

Room Types intro

Let me introduce you to the rooms! All rooms have a sea view, so you can feel the refreshing breeze of the Amalfi Coast from anywhere.

Deluxe Sea View Room

First, we will introduce the most standard room type, the "Deluxe Sea View Room."

A basic type room with a view of the sea from the 18-20 sqm. Although it is compact, it is a comfortable room with a simple and luxurious interior. It features a luxurious marble bathroom.

Premium Sea View Room

Premium Sea View room with an additional 1 extra bed. Features a French balcony or terrace.(22 sqm)

Deluxe Sea View Room INTRO
Deluxe Sea View Room
Premium  Sea View Room REVIEWS
Premium Sea View Room

Suites

The suites are unique in layout and design, each with its own distinct features.There are various types of Suites, so I choose certain room types to introduce.

Junior Sea View Suite

This room retains the original arch structure. (25 sqm)

Junior Sea View Terrace Suite with Jacuzzi

Suite with a terrace overlooking the sea, equipped with a Jacuzzi on the terrace. The furnished terrace allows you to sit and enjoy the sea view. (55 sqm)

anantara convento di amalfi grand hotel Junior Sea View Suite REVIEWS
Junior Sea View Terrace Suite with Jacuzzi

Anantara Suite (3 adults)

The interior decoration varies depending on the room. The living area and bedroom are connected, and the ceilings are high, giving a very open feel.(35 sqm)

anantara convento di amalfi grand hotel-Suite Dell'Eremita room

Suite Del Priore (3 adults)

'Suite Del Priore,' which was formerly the residence of the prioress, stands out with its grand four-poster bed canopy and exquisite wall murals, making it a captivating highlight of the accommodation.(35 sqm)

Suite Dell'Eremita (2 adults)

"Suite Dell'Eremita offers a private and tranquil environment, with the delightful and romantic fragrance of lemon groves."(70 sqm)

*In addition to the suites listed above, other grade suite-type rooms are also available.

Hotel décor, and room WOW factor

The hotel, in its meticulous renovation project, carefully restored this building that has endured 800 years of rain and wind, preserving its historical elements, including decorative cloisters and a Baroque-style chapel featuring a marble altar and Maiolica tile flooring.

The exterior of the building retains its original materials and colors, while the interior design takes inspiration from the monastery itself and the simple and humble lives of the nuns who once resided there. It incorporates natural materials such as wood, leather, natural fibers, and precious metals, blending them with Anantara's renowned luxury details."

Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel wow factor
Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel preserving 800 years of historical traces !

Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel FAQ

  1. You can enjoy the convenience of the city center and the tranquility of the outskirts.
  2. The cliffside pool’ is nothing short of the hotel’s biggest highlight.
  3. Hotel with panoramic Mediterranean views.
  4. Nuns’ Dorms turned Luxe Suites:Preserving 800 years of historical traces !
  5. Experience Southern Italy in Antique Cars and boat tour.
  6. “Diverse experiences including nature, culture, cuisine, and more.”
  1. The staff, food and overall ambiance was absolutely amazing! making honeymoon so memorable.
  2. For honeymoon: Definitely do the private boat tour of Capri which they will organize for you.
  3. The restaurant dinner is romantic and in truth the best dinners we had on the coast. Staff will offer a chilled bottle of champagne for you.

Anantara entered Europe in 2017 with the opening of Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort in Portugal, followed by Villa Padierna Palace Anantara Villa in Marbella, Southern Spain. With the introduction of Anantara Palazzo Naiadi in Rome, Anantara New York Palace in Budapest, and other new hotels, the brand continues to expand its footprint in Europe.

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