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.
The apartment has been refurnisched to a very high standard. It features modern contemporary interiors, sleek ultra modern fully equipped kitchen, attractive lounge with double sofa bed. Apartment area covers 530 sq feet aprox (50mq),first floor — 15 steps to entrance, two windows overlooking the picturesque Via San Cesareo Lane.
A refined double bedroom ,modern well equipped bathroom with:
Electric towel warmer
Stereo Mp3 Surround sound
Electric & Microwawe oven
A compact small studio apartment (bed sitter) has been refurbished in a modern style, comprises a petit lounge with a double very comfortable sofa bed, a white gloss corner kitchen, well equipped shower room with a window facing the internal part of the building. Apartment area covers 210 sq feet aprox (20mq), first floor 15 steps to entrance. Moderne petit lounge with sofa bed well equipped bathroom with:
Moderne petit lounge with sofa bed well equipped bathroom with:
Electric towel warmer
After some initial confusion about getting into the apartment, the owner's wife met us and checked us in. The apartment is lovely--newly renovated, spotlessly clean, and situated in a wonderful spot in the heart of the old town. It is easy to access the public transportation available in Sorrento...
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...
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We stayed for 5 days in Donna Caterina apartment in Sorrento. It was easy to find (very well located - within 10 minutes walk of the train station and Port, and very close to the main Piazza). The owners showed us how to use everything in the apartment and recommended some local tours and...
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.
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