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Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Loc. Castiglion del Bosco, Montalcino, Siena, Italy

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Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

Visitors can sample the region's rich history and culture at the annual Sagra del Tordo (Festival of the Thrush), held on the last weekend of October in the nearby town of Montalcino. This lively festival features a medieval parade, archery tournaments, and an all-day feast inside the castle.

Hotel Overview

Rolling countryside
Set on 4,500 acres of picturesque Tuscan countryside, this exclusive estate is located in the heart of the Brunello wine region, 95 km (59 mi) south of Florence.
Antiques and Art
Decorated with antiques and local artwork, 16 suites feature LCD TVs, CD/DVD players, complimentary wireless Internet access, and bathrooms with soaking tubs.<
Spa, hiking trails
Guests can tour the on-site vineyards, take a cooking class, indulge in a spa treatment, and enjoy miles of hiking and biking trails; two restaurants are on site.

Amenity highlights:

Guests can tour the on-site vineyards, sample wines in the tasting room, and learn the art of preparing Tuscan cuisine at the cooking school. The expansive spa facilities include an infinity lap pool, hydrotherapy pools, a Turkish bath, and an apothecary garden. The adjacent fitness center features state-of-the-art exercise equipment and a yoga studio.

What to expect:

This exclusive 800-year-old estate is set on 4,500 acres of tranquil Tuscan countryside. Renovated in 2008, the estate maintains its historic charm while offering modern amenities and luxurious accommodations. With a focus on food and wine, the estate attracts foodies, wine enthusiasts, and sophisticated vacationers seeking a relaxing Italy vacation.

Location

Loc. Castiglion del Bosco, Montalcino, Siena, Italy

Airport:

FLR - Florence Peretola Airport

ROOMS

Overview

Castiglion del Bosco offers 16 suites located within three buildings. Decorated in a classic Tuscan style, suites feature antiques and custom artwork by local artists. Bathrooms feature soaking tubs, heated towel racks, and complimentary designer toiletries. High-tech amenities include LCD TVs, CD/DVD players, complimentary wireless Internet access, and iPod docking stations. Other amenities at this Italy hotel include minibars, complimentary bottled water, bathrobes and slippers, and complimentary newspapers.

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom scale
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Bathroom TV
  • Bidet
  • Bottled water in room (complimentary)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • CD player
  • Child care (in room, surcharge)
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Direct-dial phone
  • DVD player
  • Extra towels/bedding in room
  • Hair dryer
  • Handheld shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - complimentary
  • Internet access - TV
  • Internet access - wireless
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Makeup mirror
  • Massage - available in room
  • Minibar
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway beds
  • Separate sitting area
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Sewing kit
  • Slippers
  • Trouser press
  • Turndown service
  • Umbrella
  • Wake-up calls
  • Welcome amenities
  • Window opens

DETAILS

Property Amenities

Located in Tuscany’s Brunello wine region, this historic estate is set on 4,500 acres of protected nature reserve. Guests can tour the on-site vineyards and sample vintage wines in the tasting room. The 12,000-square-foot spa features an apothecary garden, an infinity pool, hydrotherapy pools, a Turkish bath, Swiss showers, and a fitness center. Spa treatments incorporate organic ingredients from the estate (surcharge). Guests can learn how to prepare regional cuisine at the on-site cooking school, which also features an organic garden. Dining options include a fine-dining restaurant, a casual restaurant, and 24-hour room service. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, a business center, and babysitting/childcare. The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Babysitting/Childcare
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities

Number of floors: N/A

Number of suites: 23 Suites and 10 luxury Villas

Policies

Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply. Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges. Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in, cannot be guaranteed, and may incur additional charges.

Dining

A complimentary breakfast is provided each morning.
Osteria La Canonica
Casual restaurant serving regional dishes and Castiglion del Bosco wines.
Restaurant Del Drago
Fine-dining restaurant offering seasonal menus that showcase fresh local ingredients. Extensive wine list.
CdBar
Inviting bar featuring a terrace with views of the surrounding woods and lakes.

Recreation

This Italy hotel offers miles of hiking and biking trails that wind past streams, waterfalls, and historic sites. The property also features trails for horse riding (surcharge). Tennis courts are on site and lessons are available. Other activities include archery, helicopter tours (surcharge), and guided tours of the property and vineyards. An 18-hole championship golf course designed by Tom Weiskopf is opening in 2010. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Bird watching
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Mountain biking
  • Playground
  • Swimming
  • Tennis