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Localita Tornano SNC Loc. Tornano, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti Italy
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#3 of 48 Specialty lodging in Gaiole in Chianti
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Castello Di Tornano is located on a hillside in the Chianti Classico wine region. It offers free Wi-Fi, free parking, rooms and apartments with TV and private bathroom. Rooms at the Castello have air conditioned and include a minibar. The apartments offer a fully fitted kitchen. The restaurant at the Castello Di Tornano serves Tuscan specialties and classic Italian cooking. The swimming pool is set in gardens and surrounded by trees. There is a tennis court and guests. The Castello Di Tornano Farm Stay is 18 km from Siena.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bicycle rental
Table tennis
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Taxi service
Banquet room
Chapel / shrine
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, German and 1 more
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Aleš Reitoral wrote a review May 2021
Brno, Czech Republic8 contributions2 helpful votes
The castle is beautiful. It was very sensitively renovated. The surroundings are also landscaped and maintained. The staff are nice and are always to help you. A little difficult to find it (navigation doesn’t work correctly). We spent there fantastic time. We have to come one more time.
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Date of stay: May 2021
jrmch wrote a review Oct 2020
Zurich, Switzerland57 contributions12 helpful votes
Maybe because we were so desperate for a break, maybe because the sun came out unexpectedly, or maybe because it was actually perfect, but when we caught a glimpse of the castle on our drive through Chianti and then pulled up (after negotiating a somewhat bumpy road!), our hearts soared. It is a magical place, not at the very top of the highest hill, but nestled in a lovely valley and surrounded by the vineyards and olive groves typical of the region. We booked the Aviici cottage, with its own terrace and hot-tub so our two girls had their own room and a warm place to 'swim' given that the pool is very cold in October! When we arrived there were some other guests staying in the castle but they left the next day and we essentially had the whole place to ourselves. The owners and staff were very friendly and helpful and looked after us well, especially in the restaurant where we enjoyed some wonderful food and wine from the estate (our top reason for choosing this hotel was the 'farm-to-table' approach). It's within easy distance of Siena and the whole of the Chianti highway. We went for a long walk around the estate and got some wonderful views across the valley. Although we didn't use the pool, it was very well done – built into the old moat, and the surrounding gardens were well landscaped with sun beds and tables dotted around. We could easily imagine how lovely it would be in full summer.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Response from Castello di Tornano, Proprietario at Castello di Tornano
Responded Oct 24, 2020
Dear Justine, it is such a pleasure to read your review. We thank you so much that you took time to write it and it clearly describes your feelings by staying here at the castle. If we were new guests we would love to come here after reading your review. We really hope you will come back again in the summer. Best whishes, the Selvolini family and the whole staff of the castle
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Martin V wrote a review Sep 2020
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We had planned to stay for 2 nights in this hotel, we ended up staying 5! The location is magnificent, with a stunning view on the surrounding hills. The castle is also beautiful, the rooms are clean, modern and tidy, and the restaurant was very good. Last but not least, the service was very friendly and kind. Would definitely recommend!
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Date of stay: September 2020
Response from Daniela Minucci, Direttore generale at Castello di Tornano
Responded Oct 10, 2020
Dear Martin, thank you for your kind words. It is a pleasure when we have guests like you. PLease come back one day at the castle! the whole staff is looking forward to seeing you again The Selvolini family and the whole staff
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sonandjon wrote a review Sep 2020
Occitanie, France144 contributions14 helpful votes
We booked a 4-night stay to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary and loved every minute of it. We were give the Caterina di Medici room, which had its own lovely private terrace with really comfy rocking chairs to relax in. The room was lovely, although quite dark and the bed was very comfortable. It had both a bath and a shower in the bathroom. We were a little nervous of the very fine bone china cups and saucers for our complimentary teas! Some coffee would have been nice too. Daniela and her team are superb, the service is excellent and nothing is too much trouble. Every time we made a request, it was met with a smile and an ‘of course’. Daniela is most definitely the consummate hostess and her staff are equally helpful and obliging. Oh and a special mention for Thomaz for being so patient with us and taking some nice souvenir photos for us on our anniversary .... another of my requests! We had been treated to a wine tasting by our family, which Daniela organised. Her presentation and knowledge were extremely interesting and entertaining and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. So if you stay there, try it, we highly recommend it! The castle and grounds are stunning, being set on the top of a hill with views of chianti country. The swimming pool has been creatively inserted into the landscape and the bridge over it makes it picture perfect! We were a bit concerned on our arrival as the track up to the castle is rather rutted and bumpy and the drive up is somewhat difficult. We could see that there was erosion on the track due to water, presumably storm damage, so I imagine this is destined to be repaired at some point .... it definitely needs it! All in all, we absolutely loved our stay and highly recommend it.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
KarinaGiada wrote a review Aug 2020
Naples, Italy43 contributions2 helpful votes
Perhaps we arrived at an off weekend because based on all the reviews we have read, this place seemed like a dream; however, we didn’t not get the experience that we anticipated. First we would like to caveat this post with the fact that we live in Italy and have had wonderful experiences across the country. The Castello was indeed lovely and the location was tucked away from the main road and very quaint. But other than the proximity to Siena, the experience of staying in a castle, and being in the midst of the Tuscan hillsides, the place itself left a lot to be desired, especially service and accommodations. We didn’t feel very welcomed and no one went the extra mile to ensure our comfort and we felt like we could have had a better and more intimate experience at another winery nearby. Upon our arrival we were unceremoniously greeted by the receptionist - there was no promised tour of the grounds, no explanation about the wine tours or cooking classes. We tried booking one but were told to find the owner and ask her. We ended up not booking any for this trip. When we got to our room in the tower, the room that we stayed in was pretty small but the decor was lovely. The breakfast and the dinner were okay - there was nothing special about it and we felt like the waiters weren’t very welcoming or attentive. We really felt like the staff didn’t provide us with the personal touches we usually experience across other places in Italy and we will try to seek out this experience elsewhere on our return to Tuscany.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$121 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Castello di Tornano
Which popular attractions are close to Castello di Tornano?
Nearby attractions include Pornanino (3.9 miles), Parco Sculture Del Chianti (2.9 miles), and Castello di Brolio (2.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Castello di Tornano?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Castello di Tornano?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Castello di Tornano?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Castello di Tornano?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Castello di Tornano?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ristorante Malborghetto, "Il Celliere" a Castagnoli, and La Grotta della Rana.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Castello di Tornano?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Castello di Tornano?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Castello di Tornano?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Italian, and Russian.
Are there any historical sites close to Castello di Tornano?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Centro Storico di Siena (8.7 miles), Volpaia (6.4 miles), and Battistero di San Giovanni (8.6 miles).