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Al Castello

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Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a wonderful property with huge rooms. It is a little "faded" but is full of charm. The breakfast is amazing!!! Views are amazing!!! Great terraces to enjoy the long views of the wonderful countryside. The only drawback is the lack of a pool...Extremely affordable!!!

Thank Vermonter2222
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I was torn in writing about this place, as it qualifies as a "best kept secret" and of course I'd like to be able to stay in the future, and at the same kind of price point. In the end, I am overwhelmed by how wonderful the place was overall, that I just have to share. It is a 3...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We recently stayed for a night at this Castello, and we look back at it with a smile. Even though we probably didn't have the nicest room (small), and even though we didn't like how the castle was restored in some areas (not so elegant, cheap), on a whole we very much enjoyed the experience. You can see the castle...

Thank BrusselsBassie
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I'm going to start with the negatives - there was no air conditioning in our room, there is no lift, there was a wedding during our stay so the restaurant was not available. BUT that did not matter at all. This hotel is perfect for a couple of nights relaxing in beautiful surroundings. Our room was on the top floor,...

Thank lakegirl48
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Stayed with a tour group. The service and rooms were excellent and spacious. Fantastic meals and a wonderful breakfast spread. Nothing was too much trouble for the owners. Great views from our private terrace.

Thank James M
Walchwil, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Again, a fantastic stay in this gothic castle in the middle of the renowned Barolo region with the lovely hosts Giusy and Maurizio. The hotel is on a hill and surrounds the - in fall - foggy wineyards of the - in our eyes - best grape ever: Nebbiolo. Il Castello is well maintained and has a magic athmosphere. The...

1Thank LorenzaAndKurt
Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here as part of a tour group. Huge space inside and outside our room (balcony included). You do need to embrace the experience with the view that everything is "old" and antique. Along these lines, some taps and plugs in the ensuite did not quite function as expected, but this didn't worry us as it was a unique experience...

Thank RussL_Aus
Vasteras, Sweden
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Due to Guissi and staff we had a great stay at the Castello. The views over Langhe is just lovely and a perfect base for visiting arround the producers in Barolo and Barbaresco. The rooms are beatiful decorated. Furthermore eating at the Castello is a must. Thank you Manuela for your pleasent mannor and good food. See you two next...

Thank Jocke69
Reviewed 11 April 2015

What an amazing experience! We loved the atmosphere, the room, as others have said this is a restored castle so a bit quirky but just adds to the charm. We had dinner in the restaurant on our first night and it was magnificent. Spent the days touring the beautiful countryside and wandering in the village. Our last night there the...

Thank dawnj27
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We spent 3 nights here in September 2014 for dinner bed and breakfast. The rooms are quite amazing; huge, with original looking furnishings, 4 poster beds etc. As other reviewers have said it is a bit like being in a fairytale. We were part of a walking group of 15 and were very well looked after. The views are fantastic...

Thank Perthcott

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Novello Castle is an original neo-Gothic building standing on the remains of a medieval area. Once it belonged to the "Del Carretto" marquisate and later to the "Oreglia" marquisate. Some of the original remains are still emerging from the old manor-house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Castello

Address: Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 4, 12060 Novello, Italy
Region: Italy > Piedmont > Province of Cuneo > Novello
Price Range: RM386 - RM965 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for room with a large terrace and nice view”
Vermonter2222, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There is no elevator, so if you have a hard time with stairs choose a room lower down”
JJOnline, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Check their website which shows the different rooms available”
Perthcott, 2 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Splash out for a suite - so worth it.”
reallypickytraveller, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Take a suite, its really worth the money”
Tinalavina, 14 May 2014 | Read review
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