Boutique Apartments in Sorrento Centre

Located in the beating heart of the historical town, “Palazzo Sersale” the birthplace of Antonino Sersale (1702).He received the Cardinal Red Hat in April 1754 he was buried in the tomb of the Archibishops in Naples Cathedral, the marble plaque placed on the facade of the building to his memory. The apartments are situated in a wonderful Lane, very close to the “Sedil Dominova” (built between around 13th century it has hosted for about five centuries the Sorrentine Aristocracy). Where the ancient nobles used to meet and their representatives to discuss and decide on administration matters.

It dates back to the 18 century, and it is the only remaining testimony in all the Campania region. It derives it’s name from the Latin expression “Domus Nova” that means new house or new home. Surrounded by many coloured shops ,local artisans, specialist boutiques, fruits and vegetables displayed ,local salumeria (grocers) any number of superb restaurants. Hidden gems along atmospheric streets and alleyways to explore and wonder to your hearts content! The “Donna Caterina” and “Check-in” tourist office is situated in the courtyard entrance, the team are available for questions, queries or information regarding excursions to visit the wonders of the Sorrento Penisuler by land or sea. Such as Island of Capri, Pompei , Amalfi drive and it’s suroundings has to offer. Private transfer can be pre booked to take advantage of our special rate and get to your destination without any hassle. We provide tailor made solutions to all aspects of weddings or special events embarking on traditional boats a magical experience sailing along the Sorrento coastline and taking in the breathtaking scenery.

We asked the owners to arrange a taxi transfer because we arrived late. Our arrival was even later thanks to a late take off and no luggage at Naples airport!! Thankfully the driver waited for our eventual appearance.The owners are charming and very friendly and helped us to eventually recover...

I stayed at the Donna Caterina in Sorrento for 3 weeks in February it is a fantastic little apartment on many levels. It is set inside a beautiful historical building with windows overlooking the characterful streets, it is a 2 minute walk to Piazza Tasso the centre of Sorrento where you can sit...

Very nice apartment in the old city of Sorrento, near on the street fruits and vegetables, fish market and a lots of restaurants and cafe. Near from the port to go to Capri and Naples, also the train and bus station to go to Amalfi cote The owner have there office in the same building and the...

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A little bit of History

The name “Sorrento” probably comes from the myth of the mermaids, Omero in his legendary “ ODISSEA ”, wrote about it as the land of the mermaids (half woman and half rooster, of which are represented on ancient vases ).

The first settlers were Italic, Greek or Punic. The Turks came here with their ships in 1558 sacked and destroyed it carrying many inhabitants as slaves. Influenced along the ages by many cultures Etruscun, Greek, Roman, French and Spanish, Sorrento lived a very prolific period. At the beginning of 18 century, Sorrento became the culture economical and social destination when European noblemen Kings, Princes, Philosophers,

Poets and Artists embarked on the “Italian Gran Tour” helped it to become famous and appreciated by distinguished guests such as Keats, Byron, Scott, Dickens, Ibsen, Wagner and so many others. This is the reason, it is still possible to enjoy the magical experience to stay in the historical town, with it’s cobbled atmospheric streets, admire ancient catalan style portals, courtyards adorned with frescoes architectonic “gattoni”, balconies which are truly works of art. The palaces of the local noble families which at least can recall the splendor of their respective buildings.

SorrentoHistorical Centre

Enjoy the magical experience to stay in the heart of the historical Town with its cobbled streets, frescoed courtyards and architectonic balconies unique to this ancient lane.
Bus — Train — Port — Fishing Village (Marina Grande) — Piazza Tasso (Main Square), all at a close proximity, few minutes walk, a strategic position.

Donna Caterina Apartments
Via S. Cesareo 44, Sorrento - Italy