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Four stars for the Hotel Royal Continental, a hotel on the seafront promenade of Naples with a fascinating past, rebuilt in 1955 by Ferdinando Chiaromonte where once stood the Grand Hotel Royal des Etrangers . Today it is known as a structure of great prestige framed by the extraordinary beauty of the Bay of Naples. Large common areas , multiple meeting spaces , picturesque corners of relaxation, the Royal Continental sparkles elegantly with vintage charm thanks to the interiors designed by Gio Ponti , one of the greatest architects of the twentieth century. The furniture too was designed by him combined with designs by young architects of his choice . All 397 rooms, of which most have large windows and a balcony facing the breathtaking view of the Gulf, are spacious and very bright. On the Floor Museum Gio Ponti you can stay in one of the 24 rooms with wooden furnishings and fixtures designed specifically for the Hotel by Ponti. Suspended furniture, three-drawer chests with feet, and magazine racks and lamps in satin brass integrated into headboards from briar have made the history of Italian design. In stunning New York style, the Roof on the tenth floor, from which the beautiful view of the ancient Borgo Marinari and the legendary Castel dell'Ovo can be enjoyed, presents the one of a kind sea-water pool designed by Gio Ponti, published in 1954 on the cover of Domus. Guests are offered the solarium, outdoor bar, Fitness Center, massages booked in advance and two exclusive restaurants with spectacular panoramic views that stretch from the Vesuvius to the hill of Posillipo and the island of Capri. Breakfast served by the sea, in addition to the buffet which offers freshly baked pastries by Hotel Royal Continental, including oven fresh Neapolitan sfogliatelle, pastry horns. Location of reference for events and meetings, the Royal Continental is a well known Conference Center of primary importance in the national scene. Equipped with the most modern equipment and complimentary Wi-Fi, the Conference Center is characterized by its many meeting rooms with natural light and sea views. An exceptional location for large or small events thanks to its Auditorium setaing 530, its 16 Meeting rooms, 13 business suites and exhibition space, more than 200 sqm large. Pets up to 10 kg are allowed with an extra cost of 20 euros per stay. Located in one of the liveliest and most dynamic areas of Naples, the Royal Continental is the ideal location for living and exploring the city, within walking distance from shopping streets and the main local attractions, 10 minutes walk from Piazza Plebiscito and the Royal Palace. Furthermore, it is a 7 minutes drive to the harbour for ferry connections, 10 minutes to the Central Station and 20 to the International Airport. Not just a hotel but the real meeting point in the city, with its numerous events, food and wine tasting events, exhibitions, parties and aperitifs.
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Right on the Bay of Napoli, beautiful suite. Terrace overlooking the Bay and view of Mt Vesuvius. Complimentary breakfast which is great. Within walking distance of great restaurants and attractions. The staff are extremely accommodating
Stayed here during a meeting in November/December 2018. You can clearly see that this was historically a really high quality hotel. However, it is run down nowadays. The rooms were spacious and clean. Shower also clean and good pressure. I had a room with view...More
I came to Naples for a conference and was here for four nights.The overall hotel is marginally nice. Staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. Room/bed is clean, although the bathroom had mold around the shower area and the mattress is like sleeping on a brick....More
We were at this hotel for a scientific meeting and the hotel was full. Our room was quite nice, clean, comfortable bed. Unfortunately it was on the side and to see the sea we had to go out on the balcony. The bathroom was clean...More
stayed in this hotel for 3 nights
the room itself was okay, bed could have been more comfortable
the bathroom is huge but not very efficient
the hotel sits on the waterfront but our room was facing the fire escape which really was annoying
Response from 13Si-Sharon13 | Reviewed this property |
Dependant on route & traffic the distance is 9 Kms - 15 Kms & travel time would be 15 mins - 25 mins & there are taxi ranks outside the airport & to the side of the hotel. If you have any further questions please just ask.