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Weybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2012

Arrived to a nice welcome,had a quick look at the beautiful views from the grounds of the hotel then taken to our room, we had a deluxe room which was spacious with a large comfortable bed and a large bathroom with a jacuzzi bath, the room is in an old part of the hotel dating back to the 16th century...

Thank David D
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Had dinner here while staying at another hotel. The Falconiere is a very nice resort, and the staff is very friendly, we were welcomed by the owner. The restaurant is the best we experienced during our Tuscany trip, and it was great to have some interesting fish/seafood suggestions after a week of meat. The food is presented in a creative...

Thank ErwinFromBelgium
Reviewed 23 July 2012

The property is very nice and the views of the valley with the sun setting a dinner were beautiful. Breakfasts were very nice. We were a bit disappointed with our room given the price. The service was very good and everyone was very nice.

2Thank Christory
Il_Falconiere, Proprietario at Relais Il Falconiere & Spa, responded to this review

Silvia Baracchi Chef&Owner Dear Christory, thank you for your nice review, I see you like everythink: the room, the setting, the breakfats and the sunset. Our prices reflect the average of a 4 stars country relais, Il Falconiere is an authentic gem in Tuscany, is unique for story, location and art of hospitality. I and my husband with the help...

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 24 May 2012

The hotel is charming and set on the vineyardsin the Tuscan hills. The rooms are quiant and clean. There is a very nice pool. The food is the best of my life, paired with a superb red wine of the house , Ardito. We tasted a wanderful brut as well. Cortona, Sienna, Montepulcino and many famous Tuscan cities are very...

1Thank Corallina M
New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 May 2012

From the moment we arrived at the foot of the driveway we were in awe of the wonder that is Il Falconiere. The reception staff were hugely knowledgeable about the region and the restaurant staff were equally helpful and able to recommend fantastic combinations of food and wine. The rooms were romantic with a lovely view across the vineyards and...

Thank Alison Sarah B
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 23 March 2012

We have recently stayed at 'Il Falconiere' for the third time. We were hosted in a beautiful junior suite elegantly furnished. Again we found that this family run hotel provides the unique atmosphere of being cared for in an old Tuscan mansion surrounded by nature, olive trees, pines and vineyards. Friendly and attentive service. The restaurant deserves another review.

Thank gianpaolo b
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2012

We spent four nights on our second visit to this wonderful hotel. It has a unique feel to it in that it is a complex of buildings beautifully restored and in its own private walled setting. Our room was a very decent size (we were given a choice of a couple of rooms), everything was clean and well-taken cared of....

Thank Larry W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 February 2012

We spent two nights at Il Falconiere as part of our time in Tuscany. The hotel is unique and ideally located for exploring all the countryside villages in Tuscany, As a compliment to our honeymoon we had an upgrade on our room and a bottle of champagne made on the estate. The complex was an old villa and now everything...

1Thank Jennifer M
Lansing, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Upon our arrival we new we were someplace special. From the most romantic room we have ever stayed in (Rm 11) to the service we were given, our stay was truly magical in every sense of the word. The spa was exceptional and our meals were amazing. We had such a wonderful time we will be returning for our 26th...

1Thank Janet P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 December 2011

After travelling for 3 weeks all around Italy, we planned 4 nights at Il Falconiere. This was the most expensive of any hotel we stayed at - even higher than Rome. We specifically travelled in November to avoid the crowds (and air conditioning issues). Overall, the locaion & views are beautiful, the staff was nice, and the room was always...

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Il_Falconiere, Owner at Relais Il Falconiere & Spa, responded to this review

Dear JodieT772, thank you for your review, and I'm sorry for your disappointing. I'm happy for averythig you find very good like the cooking lesson and really my goal is make happy every client! About our Villa, yes of course is date back 1650 and we are very proud to preserve the old doors, the original floors and ceiling. Guests...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The typical Tuscan villa which dates back to the 17th century was the home of the famous poet Antonio Guadagnoli. Now completely restored and transformed into a countryside Relais, it is part of the prestigious chain Relais & Châteaux, which exuberates the art of hospitality.In the restaurant, in the kitchen, at the reception, dedicated to taking care of the needs of our guests ,we are proud to offer everyday our availability and our specialties, improving them continuously. The art of refining quality is achieved by caring about details that make a difference.An ideal setting for those who love the beauty of the countryside, the atmosphere of the Relais is quaint with characteristic old-fashioned Tuscan charm. The twenty-two rooms are elegantly furnished-each unique in color and décor and reflecting the classic, refined style of important Tuscan homes. A few rooms are in the antique villa, some attached to the villa’s chapel and others in the cottage. All share the view of the magical landscape of the Cortonese countryside and are fully furbished with every modern comfort.La THESAN ETRUSCAN SPA has the goal of reawakening all of your senses through the harmony of the environment and the flavours and tastes of Tuscany.The Etruscan Thesan Spa guides you to discover the true relaxation, with a unique and unrepeatable involving all five senses. A wellness Trail where the two basic elements - water and heat - are skilfully combined with lights, sounds and colours therapeutic to optimize the relaxation. Exclusive for Officina Profumo Santa Maria Novella of Florence. Behind each of our actions is the desire to spark an unforgettable emotion: a recipe with delicate and persistent aromas, a special and rare decoration, the vistas leaving you breathless and astonished, the warm welcome that makes you feel as though you belong.. all of this will take you to the primordial feelings of pleasure. Staying with us will leave you with everlasting memories.The restaurant is on two floors with a glass and wrought-iron conservatory, overlooking the outside dining terrace with its ancient fishpond and rose-clad pergola. The cooking, which is personally supervised by Silvia, with the help of the head Chef Richard Titi, has succeeded in creating new temptations, using original and traditional recipes to create a marvelous cuisineaccompanied by great wines. “Il Falconiere” is situated in a quiet, elevated, rural location amid vineyards and olive groves. It enjoys enviable views of the Val di Chiana to the west, and Cortona, the ancient Etruscan hill town just three kilometers to the south. The Relais is ideally located for short trips to some of the most famous art cities of central Italy, such as Arezzo, Perugia, Siena, Florence and Assisi, all within in an hour’s drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Relais Il Falconiere & Spa

Address: Case Sparse San Martino Bocena 370, 52044, Cortona, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Cortona
Price Range: €180 - €526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Relais Il Falconiere & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Relais Il Falconiere Cortona
Relais Il Falconiere Hotel Cortona
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Cortona
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“Suite next to the Spa is great and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 8janeenc, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are Tuscan villa style with modern plumbing,TV, internet and a great view . Need a car to explore Tuscany.”
 of 5 bubbles Jaykapmd, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Excellent views of the country side, beautiful sun sets, do the wine tours !”
 of 5 bubbles 372ashvinm, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Doors to the rooms in the second floor in the main villa are the original doors, and may therefor be difficult to lock from the outside.”
 of 5 bubbles 484dagfinnb, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room next to the spa rather than in old 17th century building”
 of 5 bubbles philipj64, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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