We are just finishing a five night stay at this hotel and although slightly on the outskirts of Maranellonthis place is a little gem.
The staff seem to be all part of the same family and although English is a little broken it has given more reason for me to learn Italian.
Breakfast is served in a small room with a choice of two cereals, yoghurts, breads and cold meats and cheeses. If you don't want to eat inside you can go downstairs and eat outside.
The rooms (suites) are well appointed with comfortable beds.
Internet although free can be difficult to get in line if using an iPhone or iPad.
Overall we enjoyed our stay. Mucos gracis!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Once upon a time there was a very old mill...Today it is a charming Locanda with a special typical Tuscan Restaurant, completely renovated by Riccardo and Silvia Baracchi, owners too of “Relais & Châteaux Il Falconiere”. A heaven of tranquillity and elegance, in the middle of the Cortona countryside, a land famous for its culture, cuisine, and great wines.Locanda del Molino with its romantic rooms, is located in Montanare, on the upper Esse valley, and just few kilometres away from the Etruscan town of Cortona. The environment that surrounds Locanda del Molino is very interesting both for culture and for landscapes.There are eight guestrooms overlooking the creek, where every guest will experience the relax of sleeping while lulled by the sound of the waterfalls.Each room has been individually decorated and fully furnished by Silvia: it will feature either four poster beds or upholstered frames, antique or country style furniture, yet each room shows its authenticity of the almost lost flavours so characteristic of the Cortona countryside.“The style of cuisine that I would like to find in a restaurant like at locanda is for me simple and genuine, but never ordinary. Our Locanda offers mainly traditional Cortona’s cuisine and a shot from the past with almost forgotten dishes in the “Daily menu”. Guests can share with us the pleasure of rediscovering our local cuisine matched with great wines.” ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Locanda Del Molino Hotel Cortona