Best hotels & accommodations in Sardinia

To curate the best hotels and accommodations in Sardinia, we checked travel specialists from CNN, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, New York Times, and more. All of the hotel suggestions were verified with thousands of guest reviews, and we only included accommodations that had a minimum of a 4 out of 5-star rating.

 

Best cheap hotel in Sardinia: Hotel Nautilus

Best boutique hotel in Sardinia: Palazzo Doglio

Best luxury hotel in Sardinia: Hotel Cala di Volpe

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  • 4.5 Villa Las Tronas Hotel

    Villa Las Tronas Hotel & Spa, Alghero

    Fodors

    “A stunning mansion dating from the 1880s has been transformed into this elegant secluded hotel that blends gold tapestries, crystal chandeliers, marble floors, canopy-draped beds, vaulted ceilings, and other Belle Époque treasures with modern amenities such as a luxury spa with a gym and an illuminated pool.”

  • 4.4 Su Gologone Sardinia

    Su Gologone, Oliena

    Lonely Planet

    “Treat yourself to a spot of rural luxury at Su Gologone, nestled in glorious countryside 7km east of Oliena. Rooms are decorated with original artworks and handicrafts, and the facilities are top notch – it has a pool, a spa, a wine cellar and a restaurant, which is considered one of Sardinia’s best.”

  • 4.6 Hotel Cala di Volpe, Costa Smeralda

    Hotel Cala di Volpe, Costa Smeralda

    Travel+Leisure

    “Located on the stunning Costa Smeralda, the glamorous waterfront Hotel Cala di Volpe treats its guests to spacious suites, a dazzling beach, an Olympic-size saltwater pool, a golf course, and a wellness center and spa, among other high-end facilities.”

  • 4.5 Residenza d'Epoca Regina d'Arborea

    Hotel Regina d’Arborea, Oristano

    Lonely Planet

    “Palatial elegance and prime location are the twin attractions at this hotel on Oristano’s main square. Four of the seven rooms are downright magnificent, with 7m-high ceilings, restored ceiling frescoes and original patterned floors.”

  • 4.3 7 Pines Resort

    7 Pines Resort, Costa Smeralda

    Forbes

    “Tucked among 37 acres of lush green foliage, 7Pines Resort Sardinia more than lives up to its botanical branding. The resort’s first impression is that of an ultra-luxurious Italian villa, but once you take a stroll around the gorgeously manicured grounds, you feel an air of laid-back sophistication warmly welcoming you to paradise.”

  • 4.6 Faro Capo Spartivento

    Faro Capo Spartivento, Chia

    Fodors

    “Atop a cliff at the end of a rocky track on Sardinia’s southernmost tip, a working lighthouse dating from 1856 contains this unusual hotel—a self-described “door suspended between the sky and the sea”—where it’s easy to switch off and tune out amid luxurious surroundings. It’s small and select, but still has space for lounges and a library, all blending vintage furnishings with elegant modern pieces.”

  • 4.6 Stazzo Lu Ciaccaru

    Stazzo Lu Ciaccaru, Costa Smeralda

    Lonely Planet

    “Hotel Stazzo Lu Ciaccaru is rural romance in a nutshell, with granite-and-wood dwellings sprinkled across grounds planted with centuries-old olive trees. For extra luxury, there’s a private villa complete with four-poster bed and its own pool – at a price, naturally.”

  • 4.5 Nautilus Cagliari

    Hotel Nautilus, Cagliari

    Lonely Planet

    “Nothing shouts holiday as much as the sight of sea and sand on your doorstep. This gleaming three-star hotel is one of the best on the Poetto beachfront, offering summery blue and white rooms, balconies and sea views.”

  • 4.5 Palazzo Doglio Hotel, Cagliari

    Palazzo Doglio Hotel, Cagliari

    Forbes

    “Five-star Palazzo Doglio is housed in a restored Art Nouveau complex with an internal courtyard. Their Prestige rooms are not short on amenities with baths, a big balcony and a living area with a sofa and large desk. Osteria del Forte, one of the hotel’s four restaurants, serves contemporary Italian cuisine with an emphasis on local ingredients.”

  • 4.4 Conrad Chia Laguna Sardinia

    Conrad Chia Laguna, Sardinia

    Forbes

    “Elegantly perched on an island mountainside, Conrad Chia Laguna Sardinia marks a dramatic debut for the luxury hotel brand in Italy. Enjoying pride of place along some of the country’s most beautiful beaches, the newly refreshed and rebranded property provides an island oasis with a touch of European charm.”

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Villa Las Tronas Hotel & Spa, Alghero

Recommended by:

Fodors, Lonely Planet, Travel+Leisure, Telegraph

4.5 / 5
174 euro 154 gbp 215 usd 22790 jpy 167 cad 167 aud 1683 hkd 283 sgd 202 chf 1365 cny 1773 sek 1298 dkk 1674 nok

Su Gologone, Oliena

Recommended by:

Lonely Planet, Fodors, Telegraph

4.4 / 5
178 euro 158 gbp 220 usd 23320 jpy 171 cad 171 aud 1722 hkd 290 sgd 206 chf 1397 cny 1815 sek 1328 dkk 1713 nok

Hotel Cala di Volpe, Costa Smeralda

Recommended by:

Travel+Leisure, Fodors, Telegraph

4.6 / 5
271 euro 241 gbp 335 usd 35510 jpy 261 cad 261 aud 2623 hkd 442 sgd 314 chf 2127 cny 2763 sek 2023 dkk 2609 nok

Hotel Regina d’Arborea, Oristano

Recommended by:

Lonely Planet, Fodors

4.5 / 5
121 euro 108 gbp 150 usd 15900 jpy 117 cad 117 aud 1174 hkd 198 sgd 141 chf 952 cny 1237 sek 906 dkk 1168 nok

7 Pines Resort, Costa Smeralda

Recommended by:

Forbes, Travel+Leisure

4.3 / 5
186 euro 165 gbp 230 usd 24380 jpy 179 cad 179 aud 1800 hkd 303 sgd 216 chf 1460 cny 1897 sek 1389 dkk 1791 nok

Faro Capo Spartivento, Chia

Recommended by:

Fodors

4.6 / 5
445 euro 396 gbp 550 usd 58300 jpy 429 cad 429 aud 4306 hkd 726 sgd 517 chf 3492 cny 4537 sek 3322 dkk 4284 nok

Stazzo Lu Ciaccaru, Costa Smeralda

Recommended by:

Lonely Planet

4.6 / 5
105 euro 93 gbp 130 usd 13780 jpy 101 cad 101 aud 1017 hkd 171 sgd 122 chf 825 cny 1072 sek 785 dkk 1012 nok

Hotel Nautilus, Cagliari

Recommended by:

Lonely Planet

4.5 / 5
52 euro 46 gbp 65 usd 6890 jpy 50 cad 50 aud 508 hkd 85 sgd 61 chf 412 cny 536 sek 392 dkk 506 nok

Palazzo Doglio Hotel, Cagliari

Recommended by:

Forbes

4.5 / 5
121 euro 108 gbp 150 usd 15900 jpy 117 cad 117 aud 1174 hkd 198 sgd 141 chf 952 cny 1237 sek 906 dkk 1168 nok

Conrad Chia Laguna, Sardinia

Recommended by:

Forbes

4.4 / 5
190 euro 169 gbp 235 usd 24910 jpy 183 cad 183 aud 1840 hkd 310 sgd 220 chf 1492 cny 1938 sek 1419 dkk 1830 nok

FAQ

How much does it cost to stay in a hotel in Sardinia?

For a 3-star hotel, you have to pay around $90 per night and for a 4-star hotel, you would be looking at $150 per night. If you’re after a luxury 5-star Sardinia hotel, then you can expect to pay around $300 per night.

What is the best budget hotel in Sardinia?

If you're looking for a cheap hotel in Sardinia, then try Hotel Nautilus. It's an excellent budget hotel offering great value for money. It's in a good location, it's been recommended by travel experts and the hotel has excellent customer reviews. Also check out our list of the best cheap hotels in Sardinia.

What is the best boutique hotel in Sardinia?

You like some luxury but don't like the famous chain hotels. If you're looking for the best boutique hotel in Sardinia, you should check out Palazzo Doglio. It's a very cool hotel that has been highly recommended by travelers and experts. Also check out our list of the best boutique hotels in Sardinia, it's a manually curated list of the most unique and romantic hotels on the island.

What is the best 5-star hotel in Sardinia?

If money isn't a problem and you're looking for a luxury hotel in Sardinia, then go for Hotel Cala di Volpe. The hotel offers excellent service, it's in a top location, it has been rated very highly by previous guests and renowned travel critics have recommended it. Also check out our list of the best luxury hotels in Sardinia, it's a manually curated list of the most exclusive 5-star hotels on the island.

What are the best places to stay in Sardinia?

The best places to stay in Sardinia are: Costa Smeralda, Cagliari, Oristano, La Maddalena, Alghero or Olbia. Please read our extensive guide about where to stay in Sardinia. It gives a great overview about each area, including the museums, attractions and other things, as well as the best place to stay in each area.

Which Sardinia hotel is the best for a family stay?

If you and your family are considering a holiday getaway to Sardinia, travelers who have gone there with their families have had excellent feedback about Raphael Hotel Arbatax.

Which Sardinia hotel offers the best views?

If you're looking for a room with a view, then check out Hotel Villa Margherita. This hotel offers magnificent sea views.

About Sardinia

Nestled in the glimmering waters of the Mediterranean, the island of Sardinia is a land of exquisite beauty and rich culture. This invigorating Italian retreat is a wonder of mountainous landscapes and pristine white sandy shorelines. However, beyond its breathtaking natural scenery, you can find picturesque medieval towns and a luscious countryside.

Sardinia is often considered a beautiful beach holiday destination thanks to its many stunning beaches that hug its coastlines. The southern resort regions of Chia, Costa Rei, and Villasimius offer pockets of pristine white sands and lagoons that welcome pink flamingos. Whereas the tiny islands that make up the Maddalena Archipelago, off the north coast, hide some of the most untouched beaches in Sardinia.

The island is a haven for anyone looking for an Italian island destination and has much to offer within its stylish coastal areas and inland towns and cities. The affluent Costa Smeralda region is renowned for its glitzy lifestyle and elevated luxury resorts where wealthy travelers come here to party and unwind. Porto Cervo based in the Costa Smeralda area is a splendid port town where expensive yachts line the marina and delicious seafood can be enjoyed with views over the bay.

Whereas Cagliari, Sardinia’s capital, is a vibrant city brimming with cultural delights, museums and art galleries to discover. Visitors come to this pretty coastal town to enjoy the city’s multicultural way of life and its captivating old town.

The Archaeological Museum is a popular attraction, alongside the impressive seafront fortification of the town. The nearby Poetto Beach is also famous in Sardinia as a breathtaking 8 km stretch of pristine white sand and crystal clear waters which attract surfers and swimmers during summer.

History enthusiasts will also find Sardinia captivating with smaller towns offering intriguing medieval allure. The town of Oristano is the perfect example and offers plenty of medieval charm among its picturesque cobbled streets. Here vibrant festivals take place throughout the year showcasing the island’s invigorating culture through traditional music, food and dance.

Alternatively, the town of Alghero is a wonderful place to explore with a well-preserved old town that is home to the impressive gothic Cathedral of Santa Maria and the maiolica-tiled dome of Chiesa di San Michele.

Located on the northwestern coast of Sardinia, the town of Alghero is vibrant with a historic charm and is the ideal place to begin your Sardinian adventure. Here the Riviera del Corallo coastline holds hidden gems such as the Porto Conte Nature Reserve and the stunning Poglina Beach.

Sardinia is a rich and invigorating destination, holding a wealth of experiences and treasures to discover. Whether you are here to enjoy its pristine sandy beaches and turquoise waters, escape to one of the luxurious coastal resorts or delve into the historic towns and cities, Sardinia offers the perfect Italian island getaway.

With breathtaking landscapes, a rich culture and mouth-watering cuisine, the island of Sardinia will create unforgettable memories of your trip urging you to want to return year after year.

Get to know the island even better by reading our guide about where to stay in Sardinia.

If you like our list of best places to stay in Sardinia, then you should also check out our selection of recommended accommodations in Ibiza or the best hotels in Sicily.