Jumeirah Group adds Capri Palace in Italy to portfolio

Dubai’s Jumeirah Group has added Capri Palace in Italy to its international portfolio.

Reopening on April 23, 2020 with a number of refurbishments and upgrades in the pipeline, the hotel will be managed and operated by Jumeirah Group.

The long-standing hotel will be renamed to ‘Capri Palace, Jumeirah’ and will become Jumeirah’s first Italian hotel.

Featuring 68 guest rooms, the property is designed in the style of an 18th century Neapolitan palazzo, situated on the island of Capri, the hotel has been in operation since the 1960s.

The Mediterranean-style hotel has blue, neutral and white tones throughout, along with a number of high-end F&B outlets. Inside the hotel is two Michelin-star L’Olivo, a Mediterranean eatery. Alongside it is Il Riccio, the hotel’s private beach club which also has a star to its name.

With Capri Palace under its belt, Jumeriah’s European portfolio stands at six hotels. These include Jumeirah Frankfurt, Jumeirah Port Soller, Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, Grosvenor House Suites Jumeirah and The Carlton Tower, Jumeirah.

Jumeirah Group’s CEO, José Silva said: “We are pleased to announce that the hotel’s current general manager Ermanno Zanini will continue in his role, taking on additional responsibilities as Regional Vice President for Italy and Spain for Jumeirah Group.”

Zanini continued: “With the warmth of our team, the big smiles and the even bigger hearts, we look forward to build on greatness and reach new frontiers as part of this renowned global luxury hospitality company.