We had a great time at the Locanda. It's 4 min drive from Moncalvo, via small roads. Easy to find with a GPS. We got a free upgrade from Romantik to Junior Suite (num 42) upon arrival. Large room, huge bathroom. Tasteful decoration. Very quiet with a double door separating the bedroom from the corridor. Very, friendly and polyglot staff. We had a light lunch on a terrasse. Absolutely delicious vitello tonato coupled with a great Spritz cocktail (not cheap, though). They will open a spa in September 2012. Combine a stay at the Locanda with a visit (or more) to delightful, cheap, friendly, tasty Corona Real restaurant in nearby Moncalvo (on the main square up the hill) for a memorable Piemontese experience!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Relais Sant’Uffizio – Wellness & SPA Hotel Piedmont ItalyA romantic oasis of peace and quiet, tucked away in the calmness of the Monferrato and Piedmont vineyardsIt is the ideal place to regenerate, discover the peace and quiet of nature and the scent of the vineyards, while tasting the dishes and wines that make this paradise on earth famous all over the world. The Relais Sant’Uffizio, Wellness Hotel & SPA, that dates back to the seventeenth century, has now regained its old glory thanks to a very careful renovation. The rooms and suites are big and have been renovated restoring the nineteenth century frescos, the Virgin Mary icons and the old chambers of the monks of the convent.Opended in 2012, the new SPA AQUANATURA, which is proportionally divided into the centre’s various zones:-Hydro Pool Zone with a water temperature of 34°; located under the majestic span of the central archway in painted chestnut.-Wet and hot area; made up of a Sauna with a view of the vineyards, Mediterranean Baths, Steam Room, Ice waterfall, and emotive showers with local scent essences.-Massage and Beauty area with four massage cubicles for massages and treatments taken care of by Comfort Zone.- The private Piedmont SPA, equipped with a double water-bed and double hydro-massageThe SPA of the Sant'Uffizio Relais rediscover the ancient traditions of the monks in the preparation of oils and creams that are made using herbs, flowers and natural spices according to the formulae and the methods of the monastic life of many centuries ago. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Locanda Del Sant`Uffizio Hotel Penango
- Relais Sant'Uffizio Wellness & SPA Penango, Italy - Province Of Asti