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Localita Sant'Anna, 98, 12065 Monforte d'Alba, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014
Greg B Sydney, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Nebbiolo is Barolo and Barbaresco Wine judges and sommeliers are often asked about the Italian grape variety known as Nebbiolo. For the novice this is a red grape variety grown in the Piedmonte region of North West Italy. It is the variety used to make the highly regarded Barolo and Barbaresco wines, named after the villages of their origin. Nebbiolo... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This was the 2nd time we stayed in this agriturismo, where they grow their own wines. To start with the latter: these are wonderful, f.e. their Barolo is superb! But also the food is excellent. Mother and daughter run the kitchen, while son and son-in-law run the restaurant with their efficient staff in a most friendly and hospitally way. This... More

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Retford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

A great little hotel, part of the Agritourism network. Each room individually decorated and full of character with wonderful views across the hills all covered with vines or hazlenuts. I have a new fondness for Nutella. Being on a vineyard you dont have far to go to find a great wine to go with dinner (also excellent) and you can... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

If you are seeking excellent accommodation, fresh home cooked food, friendly relaxed owners, a glorious pool and garden to relax in, all in a most beautiful setting La Torricella is for you! You will then discover that you are also staying in a really interesting winery producing wines that showcase Piemonte at its best. We could not fault anything during... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

It was very difficult to get the attention of the personnel both to do the check-in and to ask basic informations (like the time at which the breakfast was offered or where to leave the key of the room). The owner was busy and the personnel we had the possibility of speaking with did not have any idea. It was... More

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AgriLaTorricella, Proprietario at La Torricella, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, every opinion is for us an opportunity to improve. We apologize for not having ensured the quality of hospitality that we offer our guests with passion. We would have liked to know his opinion before his departure. We could extend an apology better than what we can do now, only with the words :(( More

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Marvellous wine-tasting retreat! My husband and I spent a week here before Easter this year and we utterly enjoyed it. Accommodation is superb (the rooms are better than the pictures on the web-site), the maid is thorough and quick, the owners are delightful and always eager to please. They make oil, pasta, bread, focaccia and the fruit and veg are... More

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Hergiswil, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

We passed 4 days in La Torricella in July. While it was hot in the valley, at La Torricella it was very comfortable. Situated at the top of a hill with a breathtaking view over the barolo area with a lovely breeze made our stay very relaxing. The host family is very friendly and helps where they can. 2 nights... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

La Torricella, beautifully placed on a hilltop near Monforte d'Alba, offers one of the finest views in Langhe: a 180 degree vista over vine-clad hills and hilltop villages with the Alps on the horizon. La Torricella is recently built on a functioning wine farm. Roosters crow and dogs bark but they supplement the rustic idyll rather than disturb it. Both... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

My wife and I spent a night here recently and had a wonderful time. The room was comfortable and well appointed, the views magnificent and service excellent. Be sure to do a wine tasting during your stay!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

Fantastic agriturismo in the Langhe. Great views, big and clean swimming pool, very good restaurant (only breakfast could/should have some more variety), and, above all, VERY nice personnel.

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Address: Localita Sant'Anna, 98, 12065 Monforte d'Alba, Italy
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Location: Italy > Piedmont > Province of Cuneo > Monforte d'Alba
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 8 Specialty lodging in Monforte d'Alba
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