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West Bloomfield MI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to say it is impossible to know where to start. The setting is perfect, a mountainside is Tuscany. The historic buildings are updated and decorated in the classic Tuscan style with an eye for detail. The grounds are lush and so welcoming and peaceful. The views are spectacular and so romantic. And that's just the beginning....

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really looking forward to my stay at Il Falconiere, but was disappointed with the experience. We had booked a Junior Suite and upon check in were informed that it would not be available due to a problem in the property. They offered a Deluxe room and changed rooms the next day as promised. The rooms are in need...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Think centuries old with new world charm An old "redone " Tuscan villa with charming staff waiting on you hand and foot Simple Tuscan style rooms - you feel transported back but then you wake up to the best coffee and breakfast you could want. A simple 5 minute cab ride to the lively town of Cortona the staff will...

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Il_Falconiere, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Relais Il Falconiere & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jeffrey we are so happy when our Guests are so kind to review theri stay with us! It's very important for our staff to receive nice words as your are , but also negative ones ... they are a reason to do better and better. We invite you to have a dinner at our Michelin star restaurant next time...it...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch at this fantastic hotel and I can say it was one of the best meals I have had in a very long time. I have never had lamb chops that melted in my mouth. The pasta was delicious, with truffle. OMG. We met the executive chef and she was so lovely and gracious. We felt like we...

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Il_Falconiere, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Relais Il Falconiere & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Charlie thank you! reading your kind words means that our efforts are on the right direction. You exactly hit the mark... Relais&Chateaux aim is "At your home away from your home" ... it will be my pleasure and due to report your words to Chef Silvia and to all the kitchen staff! I really hope to welcome you next...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a beautiful setting to relax and enjoy the breathtaking area of Cortona. The property is just perfect. We enjoyed the wonderful views, walking among the vineyards and olive trees, the wine tour, the Michelin restaurant as well as the country restaurant which was off property. There is a cooking school, you can actually be taught by Michelin chef,...

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Il_Falconiere, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Relais Il Falconiere & Spa, responded to this review

Dear it's so sweet reading your words and your promise to return! We are very plesured to partecipate you we are going to prpare big surprises for 2017 either for rooms and for our services... so definitly you have to come next year! I will be honoured to let you informed about our news if you will be so kind...

Connecticut
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Have stayed here numerous times, different rooms, always amazing to me. The food is comforting yet non-traditional, the atmosphere is inviting (the views, the comfortable chairs, the spa), its a great location to visit other places, but one hates to leave the relais. The cooking class was great; chef Silvia Baracchi is delightful and talented. The wine is always tasty...

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Il_Falconiere, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Relais Il Falconiere & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Janeen it a very pleasure to welcome you everytime.... we are going to renew some of the rooms and other details that will upgrade the most part of the rooms... definitly we invite you to stay with us also next year! you will be surprised.... Kindest regards by all the Staff! Lina Bartelli

Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is an excellent resort hotel near Cortona, Italy. The setting is on a hill looking out over the Tuscan landscape with Cortona on a mountain top in the distance. The facility is a winery, magnificant restaurant,hotel and spa. We had a tour of the winery on our arrival followed by lunch under the chestnut trees. The cooking class was...

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Il_Falconiere, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Relais Il Falconiere & Spa, responded to this review

So nice reading your kind review about your stay with us, thanks! It's a perfect description of what we want to do every day for our Guests, let them have good memories of their stay. Thanks again! We really hope to welcone you again in a very next future Warm regards Lina Bartelli

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We were recommended a place in Cortona -a must to visit-.... not so!! Indeed a beautiful outside area, friendly staff and a falcon ( there comes the name of place) and a good breakfast. Rooms well dressed rooms (with bugs!! not the .com types), The restaurant looks impressive - however if you are a food junkie like us (with houses...

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Il_Falconiere, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Relais Il Falconiere & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Markus thanks for reviewing your experience with us, we are very happy you appreciated our property, our restaurant and our wines! We are, at the contrary, so sorry for the problems you had during the nights due to some babies closed to your room. In reality is very unusual we have babies at the Relais, and unfortunately during...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The cooking class with the Chefs was wonderful. This is almost a must do on your trip even if you are staying else where. Property is beautiful. Enjoyed walking around the vineyard. Very centrally located to lots of fun in Tuscany. We will be definitely back!

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Il_Falconiere, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Relais Il Falconiere & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Adam so nice reading your kind words about your experience with us! We are so happy when we are able to offer oru Guest so nice memories! We too are looking forward to welcoming you again in a very next future! all our warmest regads Lina Bartelli

Malvern, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My husband and I so enjoyed our dining experience here, we went back the next night! The service was outstanding, the food exquisite, the atmosphere lovely! Our first night we both enjoyed the tasting menu, and the next night we ordered a la carte. From beginning to end, we savored every delicious bite. I can't say enough about this spectacular...

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Il_Falconiere, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Relais Il Falconiere & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lee thanks so much to reviewed your nice experience! All the kitchen nad restaurant Staff thank you for your kind words. We just invite you to come back in Tuscany next year and visit us one more time... we will surprise you with new menus .... warm regards Lina Bartelli

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The typical Tuscan villa which dates back to the 17th century was the home of the famous poet Antonio Guadagnoli. Now completely restored and transformed into a countryside Relais, it is part of the prestigious chain Relais & Châteaux, which exuberates the art of hospitality.In the restaurant, in the kitchen, at the reception, dedicated to taking care of the needs of our guests ,we are proud to offer everyday our availability and our specialties, improving them continuously. The art of refining quality is achieved by caring about details that make a difference.An ideal setting for those who love the beauty of the countryside, the atmosphere of the Relais is quaint with characteristic old-fashioned Tuscan charm. The twenty-two rooms are elegantly furnished-each unique in color and décor and reflecting the classic, refined style of important Tuscan homes. A few rooms are in the antique villa, some attached to the villa’s chapel and others in the cottage. All share the view of the magical landscape of the Cortonese countryside and are fully furbished with every modern comfort.La THESAN ETRUSCAN SPA has the goal of reawakening all of your senses through the harmony of the environment and the flavours and tastes of Tuscany.The Etruscan Thesan Spa guides you to discover the true relaxation, with a unique and unrepeatable involving all five senses. A wellness Trail where the two basic elements - water and heat - are skilfully combined with lights, sounds and colours therapeutic to optimize the relaxation. Exclusive for Officina Profumo Santa Maria Novella of Florence. Behind each of our actions is the desire to spark an unforgettable emotion: a recipe with delicate and persistent aromas, a special and rare decoration, the vistas leaving you breathless and astonished, the warm welcome that makes you feel as though you belong.. all of this will take you to the primordial feelings of pleasure. Staying with us will leave you with everlasting memories.The restaurant is on two floors with a glass and wrought-iron conservatory, overlooking the outside dining terrace with its ancient fishpond and rose-clad pergola. The cooking, which is personally supervised by Silvia, with the help of the head Chef Richard Titi, has succeeded in creating new temptations, using original and traditional recipes to create a marvelous cuisineaccompanied by great wines. “Il Falconiere” is situated in a quiet, elevated, rural location amid vineyards and olive groves. It enjoys enviable views of the Val di Chiana to the west, and Cortona, the ancient Etruscan hill town just three kilometers to the south. The Relais is ideally located for short trips to some of the most famous art cities of central Italy, such as Arezzo, Perugia, Siena, Florence and Assisi, all within in an hour’s drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Relais Il Falconiere & Spa

Address: Case Sparse San Martino Bocena 370, 52044, Cortona, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Cortona
Price Range: $278 - $568 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Relais Il Falconiere & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Relais Il Falconiere Cortona
Relais Il Falconiere Hotel Cortona
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Cortona
#7 Romantic Hotel in Cortona
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“Suite next to the Spa is great and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 8janeenc, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are Tuscan villa style with modern plumbing,TV, internet and a great view . Need a car to explore Tuscany.”
 of 5 bubbles Jaykapmd, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Excellent views of the country side, beautiful sun sets, do the wine tours !”
 of 5 bubbles 372ashvinm, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Doors to the rooms in the second floor in the main villa are the original doors, and may therefor be difficult to lock from the outside.”
 of 5 bubbles 484dagfinnb, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room next to the spa rather than in old 17th century building”
 of 5 bubbles philipj64, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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