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“Wonderful country estate”
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Locanda Rosati
Ranked #5 of 28 Hotels in Orvieto
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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“Wonderful country estate”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012

We stayed at Locanda Rosati for 5 nights in July 2012 and I can hardly think of anything to complain about. On our first day, Giampiero brought out local wine and cheese for our largish group and served it under the golden pathos-covered arbor. On another night, he and his staff prepared a mixed grill dinner/pasta dinner for us all, and it was a culinary delight (other nights we ate in Orvieto or surrounding restaurants, of which there are many. Rooms are spacious and well-maintained, with a rustic feel and appearance but not rustic comfort. Orvieto is a wonderful town, and this is a wonderful spot from which to enjoy it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2012

We just returned from a trip to Tuscany and Umbria and had the pleasure of staying at Locanda Rosati. This is a gem located just outside of Orvieto and quite near Lake Balsema. The property is beautiful with a wonderful pool. The rooms are clean and the large. The owner Giampiero is so helpful. On our last night there we ate dinner at the Long Table and it was one of the best dinners we ate on our two weeks in Italy. Words cannot describe how welcome he and his family make you feel. This is an excellent agriturismo! Bravo!

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Orewa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2012

We recently stayed at Locanda Rosati and it certainly ticked all the boxes for us.Our decision to stay here was based on other Trip Advisor recommendations and we were not disappointed. From the moment we arrived, we felt welcome. Eating at the Long Table each night (we only stayed 3 nights unfortunately) was a great experience. We met people from Belgium, Canada, America and, of course, Italy. The sharing of food and the fun and laughter at dinner was something to look forward to at the end of each day. The food was of a very high standard and always delicious. My husband can be a bit picky when it comes to food but even he is still talking about the meals we had there. It was also great to be able to drink the wine and sample the grappa and limoncello each night at dinner and not have to worry about driving anywhere afterwards. Our room was lovely - very spacious and with plenty of storage space. We also enjoyed swimming in the pool and walking around the grounds.
Locanda Rosati is not all that far from Orvieto but a car is really needed to be able to get around. We loved the walled city of Orvieto - it was on our list of favourite places that we visited on our month long trip of Italy. Would we stay at Locanda Rosati again - yes, without hesitation!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

This was areal find for us. It had been suggested by people that live in Orvieto. It is about 5 km out from town but easy access to town. Beautiful setting in more rural area. The rooms were large for European standards with excellent baths. The real find though was the meals cooked by the owner. These were outstanding meals as good if not better than any restaurants we tried. They served good more rustic food family style. Couldn't more highly recommend any place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2012

My husband and I stayed here in early June for 3 nights. It is a short drive out of Orvieto which was good because, being a walled hilltop town, parking within Orvieto would be a nightmare . The rooms in this agriturismo are fresh, bright, large and very clean and comfortable . The host was incredibly helpful, even getting prescription medication for me when the pharmacies were closed on a Sunday. The highlight was having dinner at the communal table with the other guests..many course with wine, grappa and limoncello, and the fettucine tartufo ( truffles) was amazing.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2012

We were at the Locanda for 4 nights in July. We loved it even more than 12 years ago. GianPiero and his family make your stay perfect and they are always more than happy to share their insights on day trips and rare finds. We love the rooms, the pool and the dinner. Our kids loved it and enjoyed spending time with new friends in and around the pool. Grazie Gian Piero e a presto!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2012

My family and I stayed at Locanda Rosati for 4 nights during our 18 day visit to Italy. The pictures don't deceive -- the home is beautiful, the rooms clean and spacious, and the grounds well landscaped. We frequently walked the property and smelled a bouquet from various shrubs wafting in the air. Apricots were ripe for picking during our visit. The pool was a welcome relief during the heat wave. (There are beach towlels for rent if your forget to bring your own). Our room was divine and well appointed. It was near the kitchen so we heard (and smelled!!) dinner preparations each evening, but it was only during the afternoon hours. There is air conditioning, but evenings were cool and we chose to open the windows each night. There is a washing machine and dryer onsite, but I would advise against planning to do laundry here. The machines are very slow and the staff uses them for their own purposes.

A few comments about the location: a car is a must. It's too far from the train station to walk and calling a cab daily would be inconvenient. Also, there is a long winding road to reach Locanda Rosati and not much in the area within walking distance. When we arrived at the train station, we plugged the address into our GPS and wound up (as another reviewer) at some crazy location with a long, white stone precarious driveway. Fortunately, a handsome passerby helped my stranded family find our way to the right location. It would be wise to have a hard copy of a street map before venturing out. With a car, everything is fairly convenient.

We had two meals at Locanda Rosati. We found dinners to be plentiful and delicious. Think Tuscan farm food and you will not be disappointed. There is plenty for everyone. There also seemed to be an endless supply of red and white wine for everyone. Giampero does indeed join guests for meals and he is interesting to listen to. If you prefer not to interact with others, this is not the place for you. We met people from the states, Germany and Canada. Conversation was mostly very convivial, though at times the language barrier does make it a challenge.

We used Locanda Rosati as a base and visited Assisi, Siena, Civita, and Orvieto. If I were to stay here again, I would spend more time exploring Orvieto and the surrounding countryside. Giampero has wonderful ideas on how to spend your time doing non-touristy things. He knows the area well and is very passionate about it.

My last comment is in regard to the "agri" part of this place. I had hoped to see more farming or products that Locanda Rosati produces, but I wasn't aware of them.

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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giampi1, Proprietario at Locanda Rosati, responded to this review, July 17, 2012
Thank you for your review we are very happy you enjoyed your time here. Next time you are here it will be my pleasure to show you the farm, the products and the animals we raise because one of the secret of our cooking is in the products we use!
Thank you again
Giampiero, Cristiana and the staff
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Property: Locanda Rosati
Address: Localita Buon Viaggio 22, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
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Location: Italy > Umbria > Province of Terni > Orvieto
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Orvieto
#2 Romantic Hotel in Orvieto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Locanda Rosati is a typical stone country house located only a few kilometers from the magical city of Orvieto along the panoramic road to Lake Bolsena. Geographically, the house is ideally located for day trips to the historical cities of Lazio and parts of Tuscany, including the Val d'Orcia, Pienza, Montepulciano, Montalcino, where old traditions in culture, wine and food still reign. ... more   less 
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