Things to see in Sorrento - Hotel Sorrento

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Standing proudly on the cliff top overlooking the sparkling waters of Port Phillip Bay, Hotel Sorrento is the oldest commercial building in Sorrento. The gracious and elegant Hotel building complete with tower is a community icon, flaunting magnificent original locally cut limestone.  Built by John Farnsworth in 1872 for P. J. Martin, the owner of the Australian Brewery, it was intended to be a Hotel and for over 150 years has been run as one.  Hotel Sorrento’s earliest guests were attracted to the tranquil and gracious bayside hotel as an escape from the bustling streets of Melbourne. Ferried then, by Weerona and Hygeia paddle steamers Hotel Sorrento was the first port of call.  In 1981, Margaret and Ian Pitt bought the hotel. The Pitt family were graziers and acquired the hotel with the view to their second son, Rob managing the business.  The hotel has been Rob's passion since day one.

The Sorrento Restaurant offers old world charm, exciting modern cuisine, complimented by magnificent sea views. The menu is comprised of grills and seafood with local Australian ingredients and a fusion of International flavours. Designed to delight the taste buds the restaurant provides a great place to catch up with family and friends! The limestone surrounds radiate an atmosphere of style and elegance. 

The Hotel offers many great events and dining experiences.  Don't forget to spoil Mum this Mother's day with a family lunch in Hotel Sorrento's award winning restaurant, bookings are essential.

Local's Club Night! Enjoy great discounts and special offers every Wednesday night in our Sorrento restaurant from 5.30pm. Simply ask for a Local's Club membership card at the bar, sign up online and we'll be in touch with great offers every week! Membership is free!  

Spin the wheel with the famous Hotel Sorrento Friday Night Raffle. Every Friday night in the Limeburners Bar from 6.00pm. Great prizes are on offer and all proceeds go to a different charity each week! Football on the big screens during season. 

Live entertainment in the Cellar Bar and Limeburners Bar till late. Football on the big screens during season.

Enjoy a family lunch in the Sorrento restaurant overlookng the bay. Bookings essential on (03) 5984 8000 

Listing Details

15 Hotham Rd, Sorrento
03 5984 8000

Contact Us

Ph +61 3 5984 2221

PO Box 501
Victoria 3943