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Panama City
Reviewed 13 October 2014

This hotel is a very unique property set high on a hill just a few km's from Montalcino. Expanded just a few short years ago it has under 50 rooms, tremendous spa and a great kitchen. Another great attribute --their wine is excellent. Take the wine tasting option and higher floors when making your reservation. Staff were excellent.

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St. John
Reviewed 26 September 2014

The view from Montalcino before you arrive (one of their profile pictures) is pretty much all you need to see and know about this resort. The rest is on par, or better. Their pictures are extremely accurate. The views are breath taking. The rooms are amazing, modern, yet rich and warm, the bathrooms are extravagant and magic, the rooms have...

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Armonk, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Castello for two days...I wish we had more time to enjoy this gem in Toscana, Italy! From the service to the layout of the Castle - no detail was overlooked. The pool area is simply gorgeous. The web photos are true to life. No enhancement there. The views from the pool will take...

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Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Driving along the road we saw the castle in the distance, absolutely breathtaking sitting on top of the mountain overlooking the vineyards. Upon arriving, it only got more beautiful. The grounds are decorated with beautiful rose bushes and the view around the entire castle is stunning. We were professionally and cheerfully greeted by Simone at the front desk, who was...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2014

I can echo the comments in the last few 5* reviews. It is a very special place. It has the advantage of being quite small and away from the busier parts of Northern Tuscany which adds to a very special tranquility, helped by soft spa music being piped in all public places. The 360 degree views are simply amazing. Also...

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Short Hills, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 September 2014

When our car entered the castle gates and we drove up the winding road to the castle, I got giddy. It was like living in a fantasy. This place has views unlike any other. They serve breakfast on the side where the sun rises, and dinner on the sunset side. It's what you picture when you picture the ultimate romantic...

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Dominican Republic
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Castello di Velona is a beautifully, romantic, luxurious castle in the Tuscan hills, with wonderful rooms, beautifully views and, of course, fabulous wines from their own vineyards. The staff are all extremely helpful and we felt super spoilt from the moment we arrived till the time we left - a once-in-a-lifetime break for us and we loved every minute of...

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Boca Raton, Florida, USA
Reviewed 2 September 2014

My wife and I and another couple booked 4 nights at this hotel/spa/vineyard in the Montalcino District, home of Brunello wine. We could not have been more pleased with our accommodations, the food, the ambiance, the service and staff and the surrounding countryside. We ate every meal outside, toured wineries and vineyards in the area, sampled the local restaurants, including...

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We spent the first three nights of our honeymoon at the Castello Di Velona. The hotel is a twenty minute drive out of Montalcino and is set on a hilltop surrounded by 360 degree views of the stunning Tuscan countryside. The private drive up to the hotel gives a foretaste of what is to come. The hotel is quite magnificent...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2014

We were given two nights in this wonderful place by our children for our birthdays and fiftieth wedding anniversary. They had stayed here last year, and wanted us to have the experience. The Castello is situated on a hilltop overlooking vineyards, some of which produce the hotel's excellent brunello di Montalcino. We were upgraded to a spa room, on the...

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Dear Guest, I would like to express my deep appreciation for you enthusiasm about the experience had at Castello di Velona. Knowing also that the joy of coming to Castello di Velona is spreading through members of the family is filling all of us with joy. I thank you very much for having noted the majority of the highlights of...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Castle Thermal SPA Resort located in the heart of Val d'Orcia World Heritage Site. Winery of Brunello di Montalcino produced by the Owners in the Property with owned Vineyards around the Castle. In the Property is located the hottest Thermal spring in all Tuscany (85°C) whose mineral waters are led both in the 5 pools (indoor and outdoor) and in the SPA Rooms. 1500 Sqm SPA with water and steam Paradise of both Sauna, Steam Bath, Thermal pool and 6 emotional showers, with 10 single and couple treatments rooms (all cabinets have a view to Val d'Orcia, 4 of which are connected to the SPA Rooms). The hotel rooms are divided into Castle Rooms (all in the heart of the 1000 years old Castle) and SPA Rooms built on the West Walls of the Castle (with travertine marble all over the bathroom and room and Thermal water directly in your bathtub). Some of the SPA rooms have a private cabinet for treatments and massage with a separate entrance for the therapist who does not interfere with the privacy of the room itself. All rooms face the wonderful val d'Orcia 360°. All SPA rooms face the sunset and have a private garden. Gourmet Restaurant with a Terrace for summer dinner facing the Sunset side of the val d'Orcia for romantic dinner. Traditional Restaurant with Original Fireplace and Lobby Lounge in the Chiostro where all day dining is possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castello di Velona Resort, Thermal Spa & Winery

Address: | Località La Velona, 53024 Castelnuovo dell'Abate, Montalcino, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Montalcino > Castelnuovo dell'Abate
Price Range: €311 - €559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Castello di Velona Resort, Thermal Spa & Winery 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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“Sunset rooms are stunning”
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“Spend a bit more to book a room with a balcony - worth every penny!”
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“The junior suites in the old part of the castle provide views and a bit of exclusivity.”
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“The new spa suites are nicer”
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“Sunset rooms appeared to be more modern with uninterrupted views over the countryside”
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