What our clients have to say about us! If you have been to the Aminta before and have comments or photos you would like to share and have published on this page, you can leave a message in our guestbook.
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Kathy Oton and Margaret Rickard
My friend and I have just returned from a wonderful week’s holiday at The Grande Hotel Aminta. Without doubt one of the best hotels we have ever stayed in. Excellent value for money in every respect. We really must congratulate you on all your wonderful staff – and particularly the restaurant and reception staff. Absolutely nothing was too much trouble for any of them and always with a smile. We would not hesitate to recommend your hotel and would hope to visit again ourselves. Thank you. Kathy Oton and Margaret Rickard
Just returned from my stay at Aminta (in the annex) and have nothing but praise for the hotel and it's staff. Loveley location, very useful shuttle bus and delicious cocktails.
Missing the view and the sunshine already. Would highly reccomend this hotel.
We have just returned from one of the best holidays we have ever had, all thanks to the wonderful staff at the Aminta, The reception staff went out of their way, nothing was too much trouble, but all the staff were great. I have never been to such a clean hotel in europe, it was immaculate. We will be coming back again as soon as we can. Thanks again for making our holiday so special.
I'd like to thank each and every one at Aminta for the fantastic week we spent in March 2011 when me and my wife celebrated our 25th anniversary. This photo is specially dear to us because it was the view from our room, simply breathtaking. I would like to ask you to create a page with photos of the staff so we never forget you. My special thanks to Gennaro. We hope to see you all again soon.
Otavio & Denise
Nigel & Ruth Knight
Our honeymoon vow in 2001 to return to the Hotel Aminta on our 10th anniversary was fulfilled on 25th/26th August 2011 and we were not disappointed. Treated like royalty from the beginning, nothing too much bother and the care and consideration of the staff (some of whom we recognise 10 years on) was exceptional. Our room upgrade on arrival was an unexpected delight and although we ony spent 1 night at the hotel this time around, everything from the food to the service was outstanding. We simply cannot recommend this hotel highly enough to anyone visiting the Amalfi region.
Dear Lella, Vittoria, Marilisa and Maria Rosaria,
Surely the most beautiful Reception team in all of Sorrento ?
I'm just writing to thank you so much for the wonderful help you all gave me before and during last weeks stay with you.
All arrangements for Elisabeth and I had to be made by me because we didn't use a holiday or booking company here in the UK.
Your help made everything run smoothly........our taxi transfer with Luca [at 4.30am] ensured we were at Capodichino about 15 minutes after we left you !
Yet again we had a superb holiday so it seems appropriate to say that the Aminta and I both had a magnificent 50th birthday.
Special thanks to you all once again [no Genaro I haven't forgotten you - you're just not quite as beautiful as the girls!!!] - the hotel's excellent reputation is in safe hands.
Enjoy the rest of your summer and Maria Rosaria, please be careful on your scooter!
Hope to see you all next year,
Hi, We stayed with you a couple of weeks ago and I just wanted too thank you for such a lovely stay. Your staff were exceptional, and went out of their way to be helpful. I am so embarrassed I did not get her name, but the lady with the short brown hair on reception was fantastic and helped us with so many queries from organising a bus to Rome, to printing out our airline tickets. Your hotel is so lovely I hope we can stay there again soon!
Thank you for making our holiday so special. We are missing the scenery, delicious food, kind and helpful staff and Sorrento!
Hope to be back soon.
Colin & Christine Millen
Dear Signor Acampora
We have recently returned from Sorrento after our second wonderful holiday at your beautiful hotel and I would like to thank you and all your staff for making our stay so special.
From our arrival we felt like old friends and were greeted in our room with a beautiful floral display and a bottle of wine on ice! We once more found the staff to be very friendly and highly professional with nothing being too much trouble. The hotel is very clean and has a relaxing ambience which I would again thank the staff for making it so. The food was lovely with a good choice each day and the restaurant staff always charmimg. I was taken by surprise when Signor Michel presented me with a birthday cake and yet more wine after dinner one evening.
Our daughter is eagerly looking forward to her first stay at your hotel, arriving on 19/08/11 and I am sure she will fall in love with the hotel and Sorrento as we did. The views from the terrace are breathtaking and will forever be in our hearts.
Please excuse my Italian when I say;
Non addio ma arrivederci. Noi amiamo l'Aminta e Sorrento e ritorno un giorno. Grazie a tutti voi.
Dear Signor Acampora, We would just like to say how much we enjoyed our recent stay. Our room was wonderful and the views spectacular. The atmosphere in the hotel was very friendly and all the staff were very helpful and attentive. We would certainly stay with you again, particularly in room 221! We will certainly be recommending your hotel to friends and family. Thank you again for a lovely holiday.
Just returned from another great stay at the Aminta, Special thanks go to Gianluigi for making mine and my daughters holiday great. Everything about Sorrento and this hotel is excellent. Hope to return soon
Love Lisa and Christie xxx
Dear Gianfranco and all the wonderful staff at the Aminta!
Where do I start – I think by saying a huge thank you!! Thank you to you personally, Gianfranco, for all your help in organising our stay for our wedding recently. Thank you for putting us is the Suite, it was beautiful and the flowers you put in the room were gorgeous! Thank you to the reception staff for everything – nothing was too much trouble and any questions were answered and dealt with immediately. Their help with our group extrusion to Amalfi was very much appreciated and took the organising out of our hands which was fantastic. The bar staff, Tony & Francesco in particular, a special thank you to them for dealing with 24 guests at once! They were brilliant night after night. They are very friendly and welcoming yet so professional. The restaurant staff for seating our guests together every morning, the lunch staff for fantastic lunches – the pasta, pizzas and salads we had for lunch were honestly some of the best food we have eaten in Italy! and of course the wonderful pool staff for keeping the pool and pool area so clean and tidy. Everyone without exception at the Aminta is fantastic and an absolute credit to you and your hotel.
As you know this was our 5th visit in 6 years – the hotel just gets better and better! We have never returned to the same holiday destination before let alone the same hotel until we visited the Aminta in 2005. It’s fair to say we completely fell in love with the place. The hotel is in the best position in Sorrento in my opinion– far enough out of the town to not be too busy and noisy but close enough to reach on the courtesy shuttle bus in just a few minutes. The panoramic views are spectacular; we never get tired of sitting on our balcony and just looking at the amazing views! The hotel is always so clean, immaculate in fact. The staff are, as I’ve mentioned, fantastic – and the fact they are still there since our first visit 6 years ago shows what a lovely working environment you have and this shows in their service to customers. Our guests were amazed by the service, cleanliness and views at the hotel and I think you will see some of their faces again in the future! You will see our faces again without question June next year – we’re with you for life now!!!
Thank you again.
Love Kelly & Andrew Spencer xx
Mike & Heather Munden
We had a superb time and hope to return next year. Excellent service, nothing was too much trouble. We thoroughly enjoyed our vacation.
Thanks to all the staff.
Mike and Heather Munden
Phil, Lynn, Scott & Thomas
We have just arrived back from another wonderful holiday at the Aminta, our 7th stay since our first time in 2002. I don’t know how you manage it but each holiday somehow exceeds our expectations and surpasses the previous one. I don’t think the 2 weeks we spent in 2006 when we got married can ever be beaten for obvious reasons but the happiness at arriving and the sadness at leaving increases with every year.
When we last stayed Thomas was only 1 ½ years old and he can’t remember anything about it but at the age of 4 I’m sure he will retain some longer lasting memories. He absolutely loved his holiday, he was made to feel so special by all your staff and made some good friends around the pool, including your gorgeous son, Marco. Thomas was so upset to be leaving, he cried and cried saying he didn’t want to leave. We managed to calm him down by promising that we would do our best to come back soon and at his request, stay for 100 weeks! Both Thomas and Scott were given so much attention by the bar staff, Senior Michel and his staff in the dining room, the staff on reception and also your own family it’s no wonder they didn’t want to go home.......they had the most fantastic time. Who needs a kids club when they are entertained so regularly and taken such good care of??!
I have said this before but never have we gone anywhere on holiday where we have been made to feel so welcome and have been looked after so well. Everyone who works at the Aminta, whether they are old faces or new, were so genuinely caring and committed to making our stay as special as possible which is why when we holiday outside the UK we always come back to the Aminta. Both Lynn and I have occasionally talked about going somewhere different but we never follow it through. Why would we when we know we will never have a better holiday anywhere else? We love the fact that as soon as we arrive we are welcomed back like old friends and we immediately feel settled, allowing us to start enjoying our holiday from the very first minute. We know what to expect at the Aminta, a beautiful, top class hotel with wonderful staff who make us feel like part of the Aminta family.
Having holidayed in Sorrento both as a couple and with our families and kids we can honestly say that there is something for everyone. Sorrento is a wonderful place and you can do and see so much while staying there. We have visited some of the most historic and beautiful places in the world over the years with Sorrento as our base but if you want a relaxing holiday I can’t think of a better location than at the Aminta. With it being quite high up out of the centre, the views of Sorrento, the Bay of Naples, Vesuvius, Capri & Ischia are stunning. Even after all this time I find the views from the balcony and terraces as breath taking as the first time. The courtesy buses in and out of Sorrento from the hotel are more regular than they used to be which is great as we were able to nip down at almost any time during the day and evening. The walk down into Sorrento is also highly recommended as again, the views are amazing and I would strongly urge anyone staying at the Aminta for an evening meal to dine outside, taking in the views while you eat.
On the subject of eating, of which I did plenty judging by the scales on my return home (!), I cannot fault the food either at breakfast, lunch or dinner. The choice of food available at breakfast time is enormous with both cooked and cold options. When we had room for lunch we usually chose one of the mouth watering pasta dishes or one of the delicious parma ham/melon/buffalo mozzarella/tomato options. My compliments must go to the chef for the evening meals which were always varied, beautifully presented and very tasty. There was only ever food left on our plates when we literally couldn’t eat any more! And as for the desserts........yum! Thomas is certainly missing those back home!
The only downside to staying at the Aminta is that we have to go home eventually........we only wish we could have stayed longer! Hopefully we will be able to next time but in the meantime we have our photos, camcorder footage and most importantly lots of fond memories of another truly wonderful holiday to keep us going.
Our thanks and best wishes for the rest of the year go to you Gianfranco, your lovely family and everyone who works at the Aminta. We will really miss you all!
With our love, Phil, Lynn, Scott & Thomas
Ian & Kay Clarke
It is now over a week since we finished our holiday at your hotel and we thought we ought to contact you and thank you for an excellent holiday. Everything about our stay was first class and we must compliment ALL the staff on their politeness and endeavours to make our stay such a memorable one. We hope that we are able to revisit in the near future.
Once again - Thank You.