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Grand Hotel Quisisana

Grand Hotel Quisisana
General information
Location Capri, Campania, Italy
Opening 1861
Other information
Number of rooms 148
Number of restaurants 3

The Grand Hotel Quisisana is the largest and one of the best known hotels on the island of [4] "Qui si sana" means "here one heals" in Italian.[4]

The hotel contains 148 rooms.[2] There are eight conference rooms, one of which can accommodate for up to 500 people.[2] The La Colombaia restaurant serves lunch in the outdoor restaurant next to the pool and serves fresh seafood, pastas and pizzas, chicken dishes and fruits, cheeses and pastries.[2] The Restaurant Quisi indoors serves Italian cuisine for dinner, accompanied by romantic music. It has been cited as one of Italy's finest hotel restaurants.[2]

Since 1986, the Grand Hotel has been a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.[4] They say of it, "Surrounded by its own lush park, the Quisisana is a veritable oasis of relaxation. Terraces overlook the sea and gardens, and the traditional, elegantly furnished accommodations – some with whirlpool baths – are the perfect expression of Capri's Dolce Vita, famous throughout Italy and the world. Movie stars, royals, politicians and heads of state have all chosen the Quisisana for their vacation on the Island of Capri, confirming the hotel as one of the world's most exclusive resorts."[5] Famous guests of the hotel include Russian writer Maxim Gorky, Russian singer Feodor Chaliapin, Oscar Wilde (together with Lord Alfred Douglas) and Friedrich Alfred Krupp.[6][7] Other notable guests have been Tom Cruise, Sidney Sheldon, Gianni Agnelli, Claudette Colbert, Jean-Paul Sartre, Gerald Ford, and Sting.[4]


  1. ^ Rosa, Alessandra De; Murphy, Bruce (12 April 2010). Frommer's The Amalfi Coast with Naples, Capri and Pompeii. John Wiley & Sons. p. 11.  
  2. ^ a b c d e Stern, Steven B. (1 May 2006). Stern's Guide to the Greatest Resorts of the World. Stern's Travel Guides, Ltd. p. 366.  
  3. ^ Porter, Darwin; Prince, Danforth (18 October 2011). Frommer's Italy 2012. John Wiley & Sons. p. 624.  
  4. ^ a b c d "The Quisisana by Mario Morgano". Grand Hotel Quisisana. Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  5. ^ "The Grand Hotel Quisisana".  
  6. ^ Gardella, Mariella; de Alvea, Gonzalo (phot.) (2007). Capri Style. Images Publishing Dist Ac. p. 14.  
  7. ^ De Simony, Pia (2011). MARCO POLO Reiseführer Capri: Reisen mit Insider-Tipps. Mit Reiseatlas. MAIRDUMONT. p. 51.  

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