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Relais Il Falconiere & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Localita San Martino, 370, 52044 Cortona, Italy
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Ranked #9 of 22 hotels in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Alan B Bowdon, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bowdon, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a beautiful place...we stayed three nights in Il Falconiere. The setting is wonderful with stunning views over the Tuscan hills. The rooms are comfortable and set out around the property. The restaurant is quite exceptional, with a fabulous terrace and simply wonderful food. The Baracchi wine, grown on the property is sensational...try the Ardito white! Baracchi own two restaurants... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands-down one of the very best resort experiences ever. Amazing property with a Michelin-Star restaurant and world-class wine made on the property. The is truly no way to describe this other than to visit it. It must be experienced to be beleived. Rooms are very spacious and "homey"; Feels very authentic. Ricardo, Silvia and Benedetto are most graciouos and lovely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Riccardo & Silvia We want to tell you how much we enjoyed our stay at il Falconiere,lunch and winery tour. How nice to see and visit with you  both  and enjoy wonderful food and wine We sincerely appreciate your hospitality and generosity We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you so much.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed 4 nights in this hotel after Borgo San Felice, also very nice, but Il Falconiere is definitively our best italian experience.The hotel is breathtaking, very clean. The staff is warm and friendly and there is everything you need to relax yourself and enjoy your holiday. Children are very welcome. The food and service was excellent and the wine... More

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Denver, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

What wonderful place in Tuscany. Everything about Il Falconiere was excellent. Service by all the staff was perfect. The food and the wine equally awesome. We highly recommend coming in this Relais and taking in all it has to offer. Cooking lesson, wine tour and spa treatments, wish we have stayed longer. We loved the location away from everything but... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for two days after a wedding in Montepulciano and the hotel is simply amazing. Very rustic but has all the modern touches, the food is top notch, the local wine produced on property is really good and the staff was nothing short of extraordinary. I will definitely be going back and spending more time there.

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Chicago, Illinois
13 reviews 13 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Nice property less than 10 minutes from Cortona. We stayed in one of the private rooms attached to the chapel at the top of the hill. Very glad we didn't stay in the main building (more privacy, quieter--definitely worth getting the upgrade for the privacy!) Staff was nice, the actual falcon was tethered outside our door. Food was good although... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Stayed here with friends from USA for two nights having just moved from Relais Borgo Santo Pietro. Quite frankly we wished we had stayed where we were. Welcome was very unfriendly and staff generally seemed unhappy and unwilling to make us feel comfortable, it all seemed too much for them and its only May!! The only friendly helpful person we... More

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

Dear Mr Trevjen-k, Thank you for your review, and I’m sorry you are disappointed about your stay with us. Your room is the most romantic of the hotel with nice view on the Tuscan country side; our rooms have orthopedic mattresses, ideal for the position and for the well-being, but perhaps you are not accustomed to using. We are at... More

Kitchener, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

My husband and I had the privilege of staying there several weeks back. We loved every minute of it. From our arrival, to the moment we left, we felt welcomed and like family!! The staff are friendly and more than accommodating. We took part in the cooking school and enjoyed ourselves immensely. The chef, Richard, was a true delight and... More

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stayed at Il Falconiere for 4 nights. We truly enjoyed the property and the staff. They have a great spa which we used daily. As honeymooners, they welcomed us with a bottle of their sparkling wine and gave us a wine bath when we purchased a massage. The wine bath was a very cool addition to the spa. The... More

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Address: Localita San Martino, 370, 52044 Cortona, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Cortona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Relais Il Falconiere & Spa 4*
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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 
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