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Corte Belvoir
333 Vocabolo Quarantotti | Loc. Madonna Del Casciolino, 06046 Norcia, Italy   |  
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Ranked #2 of 16 hotels in Norcia
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“Great location, wonderful hosts”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

The B&B is nestled in the foothills of the mountains in Sibillini National Park. Hang gliders drift in the breezes just above you. Lots of beautiful hikes and drives are close by. Because the location is outside of town, the tranquility is absolutely undisturbed except for the occasional herd of sheep passing you on the road. The views from the B&B over the surrounding fields and mountains are lovely. Alessandro is a thoughtful and energetic host. He makes great suggestions of places to hike, restaurants, etc. so that your stay is memorable. He's also an excellent conversationalist. Rosie is quiet and makes the best cup of coffee for your breakfast.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Alessandro was a fantastic host. We went for a long hour walk to the town for dinner, on the way back it began to rain heavily, he was so kind as to give us a call and see if we needed a ride back. So appreciated. Location is great, at the foot of the mountains and it is truly castle like as advertised. Do pay attention to his notes on what to wear. We stayed towards the end of the season and the heat was not on yet, so if you are coming in between seasons double check with him as it was a bit cold without it, just like a real castle!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

We stayed at Corte Belvoir on the second leg of our trip to the Sibillini mountains. Corte Belvoir is ideally located for many outstanding hikes and a short 5 minute drive from the tourists and hustle and bustle of Norcia with its quality locandas and trattorias. With such a bounty on offer, Alessandro is your man. His knowledge of the area and it's "secret places" is exhaustive but it is delivered to his guests in a sensible, helpful and no nonsense manner. Alessandro has done the research - just follow his advice and you will enjoy your holiday. Our room (the Belvedere) was huge and cool, whilst breakfast was ample and on the terrace below. One of our fondest Umbrian memories will be star-gazing whilstk sat in the grounds of Corte Belvoir with a complimentary grappa or limoncello with the noise and lights of Norcia far below!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Silvi Marina, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

A simply wonderful Bed&Breakfast located in the heart of nature and runned by charming and friendly owners that will be more than pleased to give you all the tourist information about the place to visit, where to eat, ...


At just a few minutes drive from Norcia, The Corte Belvoir offers a magic place to stay remembering the Round Table Knights period. The whole place emanates serenity. It's surrounded by mountains and meadows;




In addition, You will be enjoying very nice, new, large and clean rooms with a super bathroom (with hydro bathtub/shower).

Breakfast is included in the price.




If you decide to have a break and envoy Umbria I really recommend this place to everybody.


Federico & Benedicte

Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

We drove through Umbria and planned a stay in Norcia. Although stayed only for one night, we greatly enjoyed the place: super attentive hosts, clean rooms with a character and nice breakfast. Alessandro, the host and owner, provided us with great overview of what we could do around Norcia as well as very spot on tips on where to eat - listen to this gentleman, he won't suggest anything less than worthy your attention. Thumbs up!

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Beilstein, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

Our short trip to "Corte Belvoir" was my birthday present for my husband, and I was looking for s.th. small, but with a good living quality, a nice room etc. - and it should be really quite!
"Corte Belvoir" did not only meet these aspects, it is even more than that: THE absolute place for relaxing, having a quite sleep in a beautiful room that doesn't make you feel like being in a hotel, but more or less like being at an old castle. Rosanna and Alexandro restored the old property with a lot of love and feeling of mixing State of the Art architecture and technique with the structure and atmosphere the old buildings radiate.
Both of them are excellent hosts, and they make you feel at home from the very beginning. We feel like "good old friends", and we are very much looking forward to seeing Rosanna and Alexandro again - and to see the beautiful Norcia and Castelluccio-surroundings at another time of the year, too. We will come back!
P.S.: Alessandro's restaurant tips in Norcia were marvellous - especially at this time of the year (we were there in October, truffles time ...!)

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

Alessandro & Rosie made us feel welcome right from the start. They gave us what looked like a family room even though there was just the two of us which gave us a lot of space. The hotel was immaculate and despite its medieval styling it has everything you could ask for. Only 4km from Norcia, it was a lovely setting - so quiet and extremely relaxing. It is obvious that Alessandro & Rosie have put a huge amount of effort into the restoration of the property and they are continuing to put a great deal of energy into making their guests feel at home. Long may they continue to do so...

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Corte Belvoir

Address: 333 Vocabolo Quarantotti | Loc. Madonna Del Casciolino, 06046 Norcia, Italy
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Location: Italy > Umbria > Province of Perugia > Norcia
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 16 hotels in Norcia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Romantic and remote naturalistic corner, where the sky is tinged with a remarkable shade of blue, located just inside the "Sibillini National Park", one of the most beautiful Italian national parks. Historic mansion, by the past centuries also belonged to the Benedictine monks, in a stunning location at only 2 miles from the town of Norcia and ten min. Drive from the grat plan of Castelluccio and the sacred sites of St. Rita of Cascia. The ideal destination for nature lovers, highly recommended to Hikers, Naturalists, Photographers and Star Watchers. A perfect place of enchantment for those who are seeking a tranquil and particular lovely place and the right choice for those wanting a romantic getaway or a peaceful short vacation. Here you can enjoy a sensational stay like in a small castle, in an enchanted place slightly different from the usual other cities or country hotels, devoid of superfluous various technologies, but where only reigns the peace and the harmony of the surrounding mountains, the perfume of the woods and then ....All around wolves, foxes, wild boars, eagles and wild hares. • CORTE BELVOIR GRANTS AN EXCELLENT STAY QUALITY: The Guest House privides of splendid, very clean and comfortable suites king size bedrooms, very large with LCD color TV, Refrigerator, Bathroom ensuite (Bidet Shower Bath Hairdryer Toiletries complimentary NO HYDROMASSAGE). No telephone service in the rooms (The Guest House does not provide any switchboard service); To this end guests are kindly invited to come equipped with a cell phone. • Mostly indicated for couples, NOT designed for children and/or teenagers generally - Extremely tranquil place, classified as a historic, architectural and environmental heritage, therefore it is not recommended for children and/or teenagers or to those who value more worldly and action-filled surroundings. • Only B&B service (NO HB AND/OR FB - The Guest House does not provides half or full board service in anyway) - A sweet continentale buffet breakfast is served from 8 a.M. Until 11 a.M. In the suggestive breakfast room during winter time, in the splendid front stone courtyard during summer time. For excellent local restaurants and sightseeing, guests will have the best recommendations at arrival. • Check-in rooms available NOT before H. 02:00 P.M. - Check-out within 11:30 a.M. Late check-out will be on a request basis and subject to availability - A half day room charge is applicable for late check-out until 06:00 p.M. Hours - Rooms occupied beyond 06:00 p.M. Hours will be charged at a full day rate. • IMPORTANT NOTE - ABSOLUTELY NOT TO UNDERESTIMATE: It's warmly suggested to adopt a suitable clothing - We remind to the welcome guests that the entire environment (suitable to a very well prepared adult public and to those who appreciate these kind of stays), it's located at the feet of a mountain range and, sometimes, exposed to sudden weather change (violent gusts of wind or rain storms), therefore, during Autumn/Winter time (sometimes even in late springtime or end of summer), it's absolutely NOT suggested to those who particularly are too sensitive to cold or to cold weathers.>WARNING: From May 01th to Oct. 14Th every year, the Guest House service DOES NOT provide any heating service. For road safety then, during the coldest wintry months obviously, in case of sudden snowfalls, it's also warmly suggested to come anyway provided of anti snow/ice car chains and/or heat tires. • RESERVATIONS: All reservations will be accepted only and exclusively with the guarantee of a Credit Card to be shown at check-in (only Visa/Mastercard circuit accepted - Prepaid Credit, Debit Cards and Traveller Cheques NOT accepted), failing which the booking request cannot be accepted in any way. • FINAL PAYMENT: Guest can easily choose the payment method or by credit cards or in cash (WARNING: The details of a credit card will be anyway required at check-in as a stay guarantee, accepted only VISA/MASTERCARD circuit - Prepaid Credit, Debit Cards and Traveller Cheques NOT accepted). • Multi-lingual staff - Reception safe deposit box - Concierge - Luggage carriers - No curfew • Fax service (extra charge on demand) - Wake-up calls (on demand) • Coffee/tea service (extra charge on demand) - Laundry facilities free (Iron/ironing board) - Parking free • Gay Friendly • Entire environment for non-smokers - Pets are not allowed. • OUTDOOR AND SPORTS: The Guest House administration provides the best recommendations for plenty of outdoor and sports - WARNING: All the outdoor and sports services are NOT responsibility of the Guest House and are only and exclusively with extra charge - Booking and information please ask the Guest House reservation office prior to arrival. • TAXI TRANSPORTATION: This residence it's suitable solely to a public with own transportation means - The Guest House does NOT provides any Taxi services from Norcia to Corte Belvoir and vice versa - WARNING: This service is NOT responsibility of the Guest House and it's only and exclusively with extra charge - For Taxi service reservations and information please ask the Guest House reservation office prior to arrival. • Front desk reception open 24 Hours on 24 all the year long. ... more   less 
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