The Best Hotels in Elba

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Elba. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Hotel Villa Ottone

Rated 8.7 in 362 reviews

Hotel Villa Ottone offers luxurious accommodation in front of the sea on Elba Island. A panoramic restaurant, an outdoor… See more

Hotel Villa Ottone offers luxurious accommodation in front of the sea on Elba Island. A panoramic restaurant, an outdoor pool, a private beach and parking are are available here.

All Villa Ottone's rooms have free internet, LCD satellite TV and a private bathroom. Some also have a panoramic balcony.

This historic Villa is surrounded by ancient parkland where the main air-conditioned restaurant, the pool, the miniclub and the tennis courts are found. The park even extends down to the hotel's private beach.

Villa Ottone's dining options include the poolside restaurant and grill Ottonella, and a restaurant in the park serving Italian and international cuisine. In July and August, the hotel has a piano bar on the beach.

The Ottone's wellness centre offers a wide variety of beauty treatments. There is also a gym, hammam and relaxation area.

Rooms from $308

Marina Garden Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 602 reviews

Marina Garden Hotel is within a 200 metre radius from a pebbled beach, shops and the harbour in Marciana Marina, on Elba… See more

Marina Garden Hotel is within a 200 metre radius from a pebbled beach, shops and the harbour in Marciana Marina, on Elba Island. Its large garden features a swimming pool and palm trees.

The hotel is surrounded by restaurants and bars. It is 15 km from Portoferraio, where ferries depart for Piombino. Guests enjoy special rates at a partner beach, 600 metres away.

Rooms at Marina Garden Hotel offer satellite TV, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Some also have a balcony. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer.

A breakfast buffet is served in the bright dining room.

Rooms from $140

Hotel Del Golfo

Rated 9.1 in 129 reviews

Hotel del Golfo lies on the white sands of Procchio Bay, and features a private beach with bar, small pier, and… See more

Hotel del Golfo lies on the white sands of Procchio Bay, and features a private beach with bar, small pier, and sea-water swimming pool. Most rooms offer beautiful sea views.

Accommodation is scattered in villas set in the gardens, or in the main building. Rooms are spacious and airy, each provided with free wired internet, air conditioning, and Acqua dell'Elba toiletries. All rooms have a private balcony or patio.

The hotel is surrounded by the beautiful pine woods typical of Elba Island. The restaurant serves top-quality Italian cuisine, along with local specialities and excellent Tuscan wines.

Sports facilities at Del Golfo Hotel include tennis and football courts. Bicycles are available at reception, and during summer there is a mini club for children.

The hotel can organise boat trips, trekking in the surrounding area, visits of the local vineyard, and shopping tours. Parking is free.

Rooms from $321

Hotel Montecristo

Rated 9.2 in 111 reviews

Set on the beachfront at Campo nell'Elba on Elba Island, Hotel Montecristo offers air-conditioned rooms with a balcony… See more

Set on the beachfront at Campo nell'Elba on Elba Island, Hotel Montecristo offers air-conditioned rooms with a balcony. It features an outdoor pool, fitness centre and small wellness area.

Rooms at the Montecristo come with satellite TV, a safe and marble floors. The private bathroom comes equipped with a hairdryer. Wi-Fi is free in public areas.

A sweet and savoury buffet breakfast is provided each morning, and there is also a bar serving beverages. The property's restaurant is also available.

Guests can explore the local area on the property’s free bikes, sunbathe on the terrace or relax in the wellness area with a sauna or a massage.

The property is 400 metres from the centre of the village, and is well placed for diving activities. Elba Airport is a 5-minute drive away.

Rooms from $151

Hotel Hermitage

Rated 8.8 in 71 reviews

Surrounded by the rich vegetation of a Tuscan National Park and set directly on Biodola's stunning sandy bay, Hotel… See more

Surrounded by the rich vegetation of a Tuscan National Park and set directly on Biodola's stunning sandy bay, Hotel Hermitage offers a luxurious range of sports and wellness facilities.

Hotel Hermitage is made up of little villas which overlook the beach and come with patios or balconies. The complex has everything you need for a wonderful stay.

Soak up the sun in one of the hotel's 3 seawater swimming pools, play tennis, volleyball or football, or even practise your swing on the 9-hole golf course.

The Hermitage has its own private jetty, where you can hire boats, go snorkelling or have lessons in the diving school. Mountain bike trails start from close by and if you really want to keep fit the hotel even has a 3km jogging track. For the more relaxed, why not try a pilates class? Children have their own playground, beach area and a mini club.

After all that activity you'll need a rest. Enjoy the hot tub or Turkish bath at the Hermitage's wellness centre, or go all out and book massage and beauty treatments.

Rooms from $357

Hotel Plaza

Rated 8.8 in 875 reviews

Set on a cliff on the seafront of Porto Azzurro on Elba Island, Hotel Plaza offers a furnished sun terrace with… See more

Set on a cliff on the seafront of Porto Azzurro on Elba Island, Hotel Plaza offers a furnished sun terrace with panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea, and free Wi-Fi throughout.

A continental breakfast is served daily and includes pastries and hot and cold beverages. The restaurant specialises in both local and international cuisine, and dishes can be enjoyed in a sea-view room.

The rooms feature air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and a minibar. The private bathroom has free toiletries.

Hotel Plaza's 100m² spa offers various beauty and wellness treatments. It includes a Turkish bath, sauna, and a small heated pool with hydromassage areas. A relaxation area with herbal teas is also available at the spa.

The city centre is 400 metres away, while a bus to/from Porto Ferraio stops next to the property. On-site parking is free and Marina di Campo Airport is a 25-minute drive from the hotel.

Rooms from $119

Hotel Baia Imperiale

Rated 8.2 in 476 reviews

Set on the south coast of Elba Island, Hotel Baia Imperiale offers a restaurant and a garden. Cavoli's white sandy… See more

Set on the south coast of Elba Island, Hotel Baia Imperiale offers a restaurant and a garden. Cavoli's white sandy beaches are 200 metres away. To access the sea, guests must make a descent of about 200 metres, which becomes a 200 metres uphill walk on the way back to the hotel.

A shuttle service is available for transportation between the hotel and the beach.

All air-conditioned rooms at Baia Imperiale come with a TV and minibar. Each has a private bathroom with hairdryer and toiletry set. Some feature a sea-view balcony.

Continental breakfast is served buffet style with cakes, croissants and cereals. The restaurant serves traditional Tuscan cuisine and features a terrace overlooking the Mediterranean.

At the nearby Bahia private beach, you can hire parasols and sunbeds at a discount. The hotel also offers a free tennis court.

Boats to mainland Italy leave from Portoferraio and Porto Azzurro, both a 30-minute drive away.

Property will provide detailed payment instructions, for example a link to a secured payment platform.

Rooms from $120

Hotel Cernia Isola Botanica

Rated 9.1 in 313 reviews

Just 200 metres from the coast and Capo Sant'Andrea Beach, Hotel Cernia Isola Botanica offers a swimming pool and tennis… See more

Just 200 metres from the coast and Capo Sant'Andrea Beach, Hotel Cernia Isola Botanica offers a swimming pool and tennis court. Immersed in the botanic gardens, it also features a wine bar and snack bar.

All uniquely decorated, rooms at Cernia Isola Botanica comes with garden or sea view, plus free WiFi, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and minibar. Some are located on the first floor with views of the garden or sea.

At the wine bar Guest can taste a large choice of local and natural wines. In the evening it offers a chees platters, cold cuts platters, smoked fish carpaccio, shellfish tartare or different kind of salads. A sweet and savoury breakfast is offered daily and includes hot drinks, homemade jam and cakes.

The Cernia Hotel has 2 gardens, one of which has a view of the Capo Sant'Andrea Bay. Portoferraio for connections to Piombino is 30 km away. Marina di Campo Airport is 20 km from the property.

Rooms from $106

Hotel Acquamarina

Rated 9.0 in 659 reviews

On top of Portoferraio's coast, Hotel Acquamarina offers views over the Gulf of Padulella and direct access to the beach… See more

On top of Portoferraio's coast, Hotel Acquamarina offers views over the Gulf of Padulella and direct access to the beach below. Free private parking is available here.

The Acquamarina hotel features air-conditioned rooms with minibar and satellite TV. Some have a balcony or terrace overlooking the sea.

A buffet breakfast is served every morning in the hotel's dining room with sea view.

The Acquamarina is set in one of Portoferraio's quiet residential areas. The historic city centre is just a few minutes' walk away.

Rooms from $85

Hotel Sardi

Rated 9.1 in 263 reviews

Hotel Sardi offers its guests a bed and breakfast buffet service. The Hotel Sardi does not have a restaurant inside the… See more

Hotel Sardi offers its guests a bed and breakfast buffet service.

The Hotel Sardi does not have a restaurant inside the structure, but has an agreement for lunch and dinner with some restaurants and pizzerias in the area.

Offering a free bike rental and classic-style accommodation with air conditioning, Hotel Sardi is located 10 metres from the beach in Pomonte on the island of Elba. On site parking is free.

Rooms at the Sardi Hotel include a flat-screen TV, refrigerator and tiled floors. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer and free toiletries. Some rooms have sea views.

Homemade tarts feature in the sweet and savoury buffet breakfast served daily.

An array of activities can be enjoyed in the surroundings including cycling, hiking and snorkelling.

Free WiFi is available in all areas. Marina di Campo Airport is a 25-minute drive away.

Rooms from $149

Hotel Antares

Rated 9.0 in 89 reviews

Hotel Antares offers great service, plenty of free sports facilities and a panoramic position on the beach of… See more

Hotel Antares offers great service, plenty of free sports facilities and a panoramic position on the beach of Capolivieri Lido.

Hotel Antares has its own private beach, with free sunbeds and parasols. Surfboards can be stored on site.

Hotel Antares has a pool where you can take water aerobics classes. There is also a heated sea-view Jacuzzi in the garden.

Swimming lessons are available for children, there is a playground in the garden and a kids club runs all summer.

Hotel Antares also has panoramic tennis courts. Diving and surf schools are located right next door and boats can be hired nearby.

Hotel Antares brings you the best when it comes to dining too. Enjoy wonderful views over the sea and the Island of Montecristo from the terrace restaurant and bar.

A large breakfast buffet is served here from 08:00 until 10:00 and you can also enjoy delicious lunches and dinners here.

Rooms from $298

Baia Bianca Suites

Resort

Rated 9.3 in 57 reviews

Baia Bianca Suites is set right on Biodola Beach which, at 600 metres long, is one of the largest on Elba Island. It is… See more

Baia Bianca Suites is set right on Biodola Beach which, at 600 metres long, is one of the largest on Elba Island. It is set at the foot of Monte Capanne and overlooks the cliffs of Portoferraio. Wi-Fi is free throughout.

Suites and rooms are set in a green park, just a few steps from the sandy beach and crystal clear waters of Biodola.

The accommodation has a furnished balcony or patio with sea view, air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.

Free parking is provided on site and the property is just 10 minutes' drive from the harbour of Portoferraio.

Rooms from $281

Residenza Sant’Anna Del Volterraio

Resort

Rated 8.2 in 1164 reviews

Residenza Sant'Anna del Volterraio is a holiday resort that extends over a large valley, 400 meters from the nice… See more

Residenza Sant'Anna del Volterraio is a holiday resort that extends over a large valley, 400 meters from the nice seaside village of Bagnaia. It offers guest rooms and self-catering apartments.

The Sant'Anna is a large estate of 230 hectares. You can enjoy pleasant walks in the untouched nature of Elba Island, scattered with olive trees, oak trees, oleander and Mediterranean bush.

The property is complete with outdoor pools and saunas available with an extra charge, free for children under 10 years of age.

Rooms from $140

Arthotel Gabbiano Azzurro Due

Rated 8.6 in 434 reviews

Set in Mediterranean gardens, Arthotel Gabbiano Azzurro Due features 1 indoor and 1 summer pool, both free of charge… See more

Set in Mediterranean gardens, Arthotel Gabbiano Azzurro Due features 1 indoor and 1 summer pool, both free of charge. Offering views of the sea or the mountains from the private balcony, rooms come with free WiFi.

Guest rooms also have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning, and a bathroom with a hairdryer and toiletry set. All rooms have parquet floors.

A buffet breakfast is served daily. The resort's bar is open for snacks and drinks throughout the day.

The crystal clear waters and clean Blue Flag beaches of the Gulf of Marciana Marina are just 500 metres away. Located in the Borgo di Pescatori area, the Arthotel Gabbiano Azzurro Due is 17 km from Portoferraio, where ferries leave for the mainland.

Transport to/from La Pila Airport can be arranged on request.

Rooms from $119

Hotel Cala di Mola

Rated 8.0 in 492 reviews

Boasting a salt-water swimming pool, a restaurant and a garden with private mooring area, Hotel Cala di Mola is right in… See more

Boasting a salt-water swimming pool, a restaurant and a garden with private mooring area, Hotel Cala di Mola is right in front of the Mediterranean Sea on Elba Island. It offers free WiFi and private parking.

Offering sea views, all guest rooms include air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and fridge. Superior rooms also include a private patio, and are located closer to the reception and to communal facilities.

Overlooking the sea, the restaurant serves traditional Italian cuisine. It is 100 metres away. On-site you can also find a snack bar with al-fresco terrace. You will enjoy a continental buffet breakfast daily.

The swimming pool includes a hydromassage corner and a children's area, and is surrounded by parasols and sun loungers. Entertainment is organised during the day and night.

The Cala di Mola Hotel is about 1 km from Porto Azzurro, while Portoferraio Harbour is a 20-minute drive away. Staff can purchase discounted ferry tickets between the island and mainland Italy.

Rooms from $155