Hotel San Michele is a charming hotel, located in the center of the small mountain town of Anacapri, 300 meters above sea level, with stunning views of the island and the Gulf of Naples and just a stone's throw from Axel Munthe's famous Villa San Michele
Located in verdant surroundings with many trees and a well landscaped garden,it has the largest and sunniest swimming pool on the island. The hotel is just a short walk to the chairlift that leads to the top of Monte Solaro, where the views are, if possible, even better.
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The hotel was built in Neoclassic style in the 1870s and opened as a hotel in 1904 under the name Hotel Molaro. It quickly became a home to famous artists, writers and nobility familer who all marked their place here. You can still use the elegant sitting rooms, decorated in Louis XVI style in where, inter alia, Swedish queen often stayed when she visited Axel Munthe.
The hotel has a lovely restaurant and bar, which offers great panoramic views of the Gulf of Naples. There is a snack bar serving light lunches at the pool in the daytime. Capri Sporting Club is located close to the hotel, and here is the opportunity to play tennis for a friendly price.
The 60 rooms are decorated in a classic style, and all rooms have French balconies, balcony or terrace. Rooms have satellite TV, telephone, air conditioning, minibar, safe, and shower and toilet.