Hotel Palazzo Murat
Palazzo Murat is situated in the pedestrian area in the heart of the town, near the “Piazzetta dei Mulini” the sea and the beach “ Spiaggia Grande”, reachable in few minutes through a small streat with picturesque boutiques and shops in one of the most suggestive corner of Positano.
Palazzo Murat is an elegant hotel made from the restoration of an old palace of the seventeenth century in the style of the Neapolitan baroque school of Vanvitelli who has heighten the old structures and the period objects that enrich the furniture. The precious decorum, the period furniture and the extraordinary location make this residence unique in the world. The building and the surrounding beautiful botanical garden, makes the Palazzo Murat an unforgettable place worthwhile spending a relaxing oliday.
Gioacchino Murat, brother-in-law of Napoleone Bonaparte, became king of Naples in 1808,he was captivated by the extraordinary beauty of Positano and the charm of this old palace that decided to turn in his summer residence. The veiled elegance of Palazzo Murat has also charmed other great personalities, writers such as Steinbeck and Semenov, Giovanni Zagoruiko and Escher and worldwide known dancers such as Carla Fracci and Rudolph Nurejev…
The Palazzo Murat is also the house of the Attanasio family. Several generations have grown here joined by the common passion for hospitality. Nowadays each member of the family looks after a specific department with care and meticulousness: the reception, the rooms and the furniture, the restaurant and the organization of events and ceremonies.
The whole building is wrapped by a centenary “Bouganvillea” and by a lush “Genus Bignonia” climbing along the balconies and the terraces. The Restaurant’s Garden is a small peaceful corner, full of harmony and ancient perfumes. It was created by the passion of “Donna Carmela” and transferred to her youngest, but not less enthusiastic daughter, Marilù. Today in the Palazzo Murat’s Garden, authentic and unique green island in the center of Positano, colors and perfumes combine perfectly the Oranges and Citrus trees with Tangerines and Lemon’s pergolas and the enormous tropical tall plants: “Washingtonia”, “Chorisia Speciosa” Bananas and “Frangipani”, creating a very relaxing atmosphere. Lush “Star Jasmine” and “Datura Stramonium” plants frame the entrance of the open-air Restaurant, which spreads along the rocky gardens full of rare variety of plants. The Chef Sabatino uses every day plenty of the garden’s products : vegetables, tomatoes, salads and Mediterranean herbs. Glimps of the Church of S .Mary and the Sea appear from suggestive corners of the Garden which ends with a discreet and quite solarium, perfect for private parties and intimate weddings.
The charm of the De-Luxe in the historical building owned by Gioacchino Murat, the airy and spacious Superiors and Standards, all with terrace overlooking the botanic gardens in front of the “house’s Pyramid” of Positano, the uniqueness of the ”Specials” : the corner rooms, two Superiors with large terrace and the De-Luxe n.5, with two balconies and the scent of history
Deluxe : prestige and charm for a limited number of rooms located in the seventeenth section ofthe hotel, they offer the fascinating old furniture, canopy beds andd historical architecture. From their balconies… the sea… the castling houses… the dome of the cathedral.
Deluxe Special N. 5: French doors that opened onto a balcony with Bouganvillea profusely spilling overthe railing. View overlooking the garden courtyard straight ahead and to the left overlooking thebeautiful tiled dome of the Byzantine church and Mediterranean Sea. This is the most prestigious room of the house, where, seems slept the King of Naples.
Superior : sunny rooms with a classic taste combined perfectly with all the modern comforts.Located in the new section of the hotel, these rooms offer a striking and relaxing view
Special Superior : The two pearls of the new section of the hotel. No. 24 with its spacious balcony and no.32 with its two balconies, unfolding a unique view of the fascinating environment
Garden View : Comfortable rooms with fresh colors, located in the new section of the hotel. Thewide balcony overlooking the splendid botanical garden offers moments of authentic relax
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- Credit cards (AMEX) accepted
- Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard) accepted
- Internet WiFi
- Swimming pool
- Air conditioning
- Hair dryer
- Internet WiFi
- Mini bar
- Satellite TV
- Water Sports