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The junior suite overlooking the bay of Naples at the nautically themed Maison La Minervetta in Sorrento Italy

Maison La Minervetta

Sorrento, Italy

Rooms starting at $275

aison La Minervetta has been on my radar for a number of years. From the first time I saw it I knew I had to stay there one day. It's pretty much my dream hotel. A 1960's bachelor pad turned into a nautically themed boutique hotel. Campari colors of navy blue, lipstick red and pale blue dominate the property, which features a Lichtenstein,  rock and roll photographs and posters and everything sports a picture perfect view of Naples Bay.

With rooms from $275-$475 (approx depending on exchange rate) the rooms are cheaper than most average rooms in Rome, NYC or London.

I'll let the photos speak for themselves:

Nautically themed bed in the Junior suite La Minervetta Sorrento Italy
Junior Suite bed
view of mount vesuvius from junior suite La Minervetta Sorrento Italy
Vesuvius view from the junior suite.
Bathroom and tile close-up
View from bed and from the window i junior suite La Minervetta, SOrrento Italy
I woke up like this... (It was the afternoon, I was jetlagged. The nap was a mistake..)
Breakfast is served
On the porch deck overlooking the Bay of Naples
The pool overlooking the Bay of Naples and a sunset view of Vesuvius

Maison la Minervetta

Via Capo, 25, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy

Rooms from $275 (trust me, it's worth it)

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