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#1 of 12 hotels in Casole d'Elsa
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Surrounded by a 4,200-acre private estate of rolling hills, sweeping valleys, vineyards and olive groves, Castello di Casole, a Belmond Hotel is set in a beautifully restored 10th-century castle. Originally owned by the noble Bargagli family of siena, and one of the largest private estates in Italy, it’s only an hour from Florence and 30 minutes from Siena– ideally placed for exploring Tuscany’s most captivating sights. Discover our outdoor heated infinity pool (March to October), our rose garden, exceptional dining spaces, a spa and fitness centre. Enjoy an array of activities around the estate, including biking, wildlife walks, painting classes, picnic, romantic dinners under the stars and wine tasting tours and experiences.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
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Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
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Fladreamer wrote a review 15 Aug
Columbia, Maryland2 contributions
We just left after an extraordinary week at Castello di Casole. Everything was magical - from the gorgeous grounds, to the breathtaking dinner service on the terrace overlooking the Tuscan hills at sunset, to the impeccable rooms, infinity pool and overall ambiance of the resort. The service and meals were first class. Castello di Casole is the best resort in Tuscany!
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Dear Fladreamer, thank you very much for your so kind review. your words are precious for us. Thank you for sharing your stay with us. We look forwardto welcoming you abck in the near future, Warmest regadrs, Roberto Roberto Protezione General Manager
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MissJSF wrote a review 11 Aug
Derby, United Kingdom28 contributions22 helpful votes
We travelled from the crushed busy roads of the Amalfi coast up to this hotel and "oh my" .... Everything about the hotel is wonderful - from the drive up to the main door and the welcome you get to the rooms, pool and that view.... We were meant to stay here for 2 nights and then head on up to Portofino to the Splendido. I can't believe we did this (we've been to the Splendido) but we actually decided to stay on here and cancel the hotel in Portofino. The whole place was so tranquil that we just couldn't leave! We were in an Oliveto Suite (the furthest one away - which was the only exercise we got) which are set away from the main hotel. It was massive with a large sitting area, a wonderful bedroom and a very large bathroom. We would have had a slightly better view if we'd been in one of the higher ones but to be honest we weren't there much. The pool is large and cool and quiet with great drink service. The restaurant near the pool actually sprays you with a mist of cool water and the food is wonderful from fresh salads to pizzas. The service was obsolutely fantastic - some of the best we've had. The meals were great and we had some lovely wine lessons! Overall an absolutely fantastic hotel - however I'm glad we left when we did as it was the beginning of August and quite a few kids arrived .... We'll be back - just not in August!
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Responded 6 days ago
Dear MissJSF thank you very much for your kind review and for taking the time to share your experience at Castello di Casole. I am very delighted to hear that you have enjoyed and that your stay was pleasant. We look forward having the pleasre to welcome you back Warmest regards Roberto Roberto Protezione General Managaer
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Tony S wrote a review 10 Aug
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A wonderful relaxing destination with staff that make you feel welcomed and that nothing is too difficult.. highly recommend. Federiko in the ristorante, Ignazio the sommilier, Alessandro the pasta chef and Alessio the bar manager and cocktail wizard, all tremendously professional and warm people.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Dear Tony S, thank you very much for your kind review and for taking the time to share your experience at Castello di Casole. Thank you also for the kind words on the staff. We look fprward having the pleasure to welcome you back Warmest regadrs Roberto Roberto Protezione General Manager
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CuriousTraveller wrote a review 8 Aug
London, United Kingdom82 contributions75 helpful votes
Belmond are always at the top of the market (and to be honest the prices this year are a bit over the top - about 50% up on last year) but the product and the service is amazing. This hotel has got to be at the top of what you can get in exclusivity, great and attentive service (without being in your face or overbearing), beautiful rooms and gardens, and excellent food (better than last year by far). So it gets all my thumbs up. One note is that with pricing that starts at 1750 EUR a night (and about 2300 EUR for the next category), I suspect that even the inveterate lovers of Belmond and top end luxury will be thinking whether chartering a boat with a crew to serve you gives another experience and not that different in cost. Certainly if for more than a couple of nights.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Room Tip: all are nice, but of the ones I have tried the Livonia are the most private with a small garden.
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Dear MH865, thank you very much for your review and for taking the time to share you experience. We are delighted of your feedback and we will tresure the words until you will return. Warmest regadrs Roberto Protezione General Manager
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RandT12345 wrote a review 5 Aug
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What an incredible hotel. We hired a car from Florence and after an hours drive (that is pretty straight forward) we arrived to this amazing hotel. After a drink and cold towel we had lunch by the pool as we was a bit early and our room wasn’t ready. We stayed 4 nights in a Junior suite (V05) which was very spacious and had a beautiful view out over The Valley on the car park side. The staff at this hotel are probably the best we have experienced in a European hotel. As English guests at no point did we face any language barriers and staff from the bottom up were all clearly trained to an extremely good standard. From arrival we were made to feel very at home with my partners GF preference being remembered and our preferences throughout the stay were also remembered, always being greeted by name. We ate at Tosca the first evening and the food was extremely good. It was the only night we ate there for dinner but if we had a longer stay we definitely would of revisited. We had lunch daily by the pool which had a good mix of options to pick from and was all very tasty. Breakfast was very good and I often find is a let down at most hotels. They offer food to order (which I love opposed to a big buffet and egg station). They do have a smaller buffet which I think works really well. Gluten free options were good for my partner (Gf pancakes especially-just ask for them). The GF toast/bread is the one thing I think they could improve on as it’s bought in and not made by them and the quality isn’t great. The fresh honey from their bee’s is great as well as the best omelettes I’ve ever had! Concierge at this hotel are amazing. We spoke to I think Jessica who was incredible. Always smiling, very happy to talk you through everything and organise exactly what you want! Our 3 dinners out were amazing and we was given maps to each location and talked through what is good to see and eat in each! All within 30mins so nice to do. We also booked a painting class with Linda. It was so much fun and she is so nice! Something different. I also hired a bike and had a tour with Ingo which again was amazing! Exploring with the complimentary E-bikes was also very fun, even if I did get a little bit lost with some “private no entry signs” being a bit misleading! The pool is beautiful and has stunning views with pool attendants happy to bring you drinks. The local organic beer is a must! We love that the hotel uses local ingredients as much as possible. We didn’t want to leave and wished our stay was longer!
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear RandT12345, thank you very much for this wonderful words and for taking the time to share your experience with us at Castello di Casole. I am delighted to hear about your stay and how much you have enjoyed the time here and the staff. We look forward to have the pleasure to welcome you back, Warmest regadrs Roberto Roberto Protezione General Manager
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Karen D wrote a review Jul 2022
Florida111 contributions9 helpful votes
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This Italian hotel sits upon a hilltop overlooking beautiful Tuscan landscape. Drive up between Italian cypress trees. Elegant dreamlike atmosphere. Beautiful views of the hills of Tuscany. Flowers everywhere. Exceptional beauty. Peaceful, quiet, lovely,
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: It is located far into the Tuscan countryside and some roads can be challenging. However, worth...
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Dear Karen D Thank you very much for your review and for taking the time to share with us your experience. We are delighted that you have enjoyed and we hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back. Warmest regards Roberto Protezione General Manager
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akirschner wrote a review Jul 2022
San Francisco, California21 contributions32 helpful votes
We only stayed for two nights and if I could live here, I would! The location is just superb — a little isolated but close enough drive to nearby hill towns — with sweeping views of the Tuscan countryside. Highly recommend booking dinner at Tosca so you can watch the sunset over the hills. And Tosca was one of the best meals we had after nearly two weeks traveling through Italy. The staff went above and beyond on every request. The pool was just amazing with staff there to attend to your every need. We booked the most basic room they had, yet it felt like a palace. If you’re looking for a gorgeous place to unwind where all of your cares could be taken care of by someone else, this is it. The ultimate in luxury!
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear akirschner, thank you very much for your survey. Your words are the fuel for an happy team and proud staff! We are very lucky for the incredible nature around us, even prouder to be the custodians, but it is always the guests who make the place more beautiful! We do hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back Warmest regards, Roberto Protezione General Manager
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att908 wrote a review Jul 2022
Florida5 contributions27 helpful votes
We had a wonderful stay in late June. It really is a unique and special place that my family will always have fond memories of. Excellent service from arrival to departure. Rooms are spacious with huge bathrooms. Pool is in a perfect spot with a great view. Not inexpensive however when you take into account the quality of what is provided it is definitely worth it - would love to return someday!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Dear Att908, thank you very much for your survey and for taking the time to share your experience at Castello di Casole. Your words are very much appreciated and we are proud and honored that You and Your Family will treasure memories of the stay. We all look forward to having the pleasure to welcome you back, Warm Regards Roberto protezione General Mangaer
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jameskake wrote a review Jun 2022
San Francisco14 contributions11 helpful votes
Castello di Casole was a dream. The hotel is so beautiful and is situated in such a perfect location. The view was fantastic every morning - we couldn't get enough. Tosca is delicious and the staff is great. Overall, a great experience and a MUST for anyone looking to visit the region!
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Responded 28 Jun 2022
Dear Jameskake, thank you very uch for your review and for taking the time to write it. We are delighted to hear about your experience at Castello di Casole and we do look forward in welcoming you again. Warmest regards Roberto Protezione General Manager
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138tris wrote a review Jun 2022
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When we were finally 'aloud' to check in by the overly officious lady on the desk the stay was lovely and magnificent. The bars and restaurants were lovely as was the food. The staff (apart from check in) were great and looked after us brilliantly. But, you would expect this of such a brand.
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Responded 28 Jun 2022
Dear 138tris, thank you very much for taking the time t share your experience. We look forward to welcoming you again at Belmond Castello di Casole. Warm regadrs, Roberto Roberto Protezione general Manager
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US$1,214 - US$2,023 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Castello di Casole Private Estate & Spa
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ItalyTuscanyProvince of SienaCasole d'Elsa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
39
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Frequently Asked Questions about Belmond Castello di Casole
Which popular attractions are close to Belmond Castello di Casole?
Nearby attractions include Hedonistic Hiking (5.5 km), Museo Civico Archeologico e della Collegiata (3.8 km), and Fortezza di Radicofani (7.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Belmond Castello di Casole?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Belmond Castello di Casole?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Belmond Castello di Casole?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Belmond Castello di Casole?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Belmond Castello di Casole?
Conveniently located restaurants include Agriteca in Piazza, Osteria del Borgo, and Ristorante La Speranza.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Belmond Castello di Casole?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Belmond Castello di Casole?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Belmond Castello di Casole?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Belmond Castello di Casole offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Belmond Castello di Casole?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fortezza di Radicofani (7.8 km), Tumulo Etrusco Di Mucellena (7.9 km), and Pieve di San Giovanni Battista a Mensano (3.8 km).