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Where To Stay

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If you want to know where to hang your hat or drop your bag, here are a few places to consider staying when visiting the region.

From Boutique hotels – you won’t find the usual big chains here – to Agriturismos, through city centre apartments to luxury private villas, there is plenty of choice!

Alba

Hotels

Hotel Langhe – Smaller, personal hotel: relaxed and welcoming, with a swimming pool.  About 15 minutes’ walk from the town centre.

Hotel Calissano – If you want something large, modern, international.

Albergo San Lorenzo – Small, intimate, great location.

Palazzo Finati – Romantic boutique hotel in the heart of the old town.  Beware plastic wine glasses, though: they will give you glass ones if you ask…

Hotel I Castelli – The original international hotel in Alba.

Villa La Favorita – Quirky, friendly, family-run hotel with a lovely garden on the outskirts of town.

 B&Bs

Voglia di Vino Locanda –  Three rooms, an apartment, a restaurant/wine bar and a wine shop, spread over 3 locations in the same quiet street right in the heart of the old town.  All are great!

La Terrazza sulle Torri – Great B&B only a couple of minutes’ walk from the town centre.  They also have a couple of other properties in the old town itself.

La Pajassa – In a quiet street just on the edge of the old town.

 Apartments

Rivetto Suites – Modern, central to the old town and winery-owned, it also has off-street parking.

Voglia di Vino Locanda –  The apartment mentioned above, on a quiet street right in the heart of the old town.  Try the restaurant/wine bar and the wine shop, too.

Barolo

La Giolitta – Small B&B right in the heart of Barolo village.

Corte Gondina – Lovely boutique hotel with pool, lovely garden and off-street parking in the village of La Morra.

Agriturismo Risveglio in Langa – Located in Annunziata, in La Morra.  Winery-owned Agriturismo with 5 rooms.

Palas Cerequio – Winery-owned luxury hotel and spa with pool and parking among the vines of La Morra.

Le Case della Saracca – Hugely characterful B&B with a fantastic wine bar and restaurant in the medieval part of Monforte d’Alba.

Villa Beccaris – Romantic boutique hotel with pool, garden, private parking and wonderful views in the medieval part of Monforte d’Alba.

Villa Ribota – Fantastic private villa set among the vines of Novello, with private parking and pool and run by a lovely couple.  Very highly recommended.

Hotel Castello di Sinio – One of the best boutique hotels in the region, with a pool, beautifully maintained gardens and a terrific restaurant, all in the out-of-the-way village of Sinio, right on the doorstep of the Barolo region.  And your bedroom might the one featured in the header…

Locanda Fontanazza – Great restaurant in La Morra with terrific views and 4 rooms as a B&B.  It also has a pool and private parking.

Costa di Bussia – Agriturismo nestled among the winery’s vines in Monforte d’Alba.  Lovely rooms and wines to match, with an interesting cellar museum as well.

Villa Vitae – 6 luxury apartments in Castiglione Falletto with private parking and pool.

Tota Virginia – Lovely hotel in Serralunga d’Alba with a great restaurant, private parking and a pool with some of the loveliest views in Barolo.

Cascina Meriame – Agriturismo owned by the producer Paolo Manzone in Serralunga d’Alba, with stunning views, great rooms, great hospitality, a pool and lovely wines.

Cascina Sciulun – Agriturismo among the vines of Monforte d’Alba, with wonderful wines, great hospitality and too much food!  Only a few minutes’ walk to Barolo village.

Brezza Hotel – The original hotel in Barolo village, with a pool facing the castle, a great restaurant and great wines.

Castello di Verduno – Historic property in the village of Verduno, with lovely rooms and suites, as well as a self-contained farmhouse.  They also make great wines, which you can try at the cellar door, or in their restaurant.

Monvigliero Vineyard Villas – Superb complex of 4 private but interlinked villas with a shared pool.  Spectacular views, amazing service from Katariina and her team, plenty of optional activities and wonderful wines from owner, Scarpa.

Barbaresco

Agriturismo ErcolAna – Located between Barbaresco, Neive and Treiso, this is a real family affair.  Great rooms, the warmest welcome imaginable and vast meals to die for.

Cascina Baràc – Agriturismo in San Rocco Seno D’Elvio, just a few minutes’ drive from Alba, with their own wines to boot.

Casa Boffa – Family-run winery with rooms right in the heart of Barbaresco village.

Casa Nicolini – One of the best views in Barbaresco, with a pool, private parking, great restaurant, sauna, gym and villas.  Located in Tre Stelle, a 3 minute drive from Barbaresco village, passing some of the best vineyards in the region.

Al Palazzo Rosso – Small boutique hotel in the lovely old hilltop village of Neive.

Aromatario – B&B in the lovely old hilltop village of Neive, with a good restaurant, too.

Bottega di Rosanna – Another Neive stalwart, with a variety of accommodation options.

Carlin Carlota – Lovely Agriturismo among the vines of Neive, with a restaurant, a pool and great views.

Gilda e i suoi Amici – Quirky B&B nestling in the countryside of Neive.  It helps if you like animals.

 

Fattoria San Giuliano – Small Agriturismo in Neive with a pool and their own wines.

Hotel Borgese – Lovely, intimate conversion of 3 derelict old buildings in Neive old town.

Hotel Castelbourg – Another small hotel in Neive old town – be sure to try the adjacent Cinciallegra wine bar.

Traversa – Wine producer-owned Agriturismo in Neive, with pool, lovely rooms and interesting wines.

Ca Tupin – New B&B in Treiso with lovely rooms, open spaces, great views and great prices.

Orlando Abrigo – Winery-owned Guesthouse high up in Treiso, with pool, views and great wines.

Villa Incanto – 6 room hotel in the village of Treiso, with a pool and amazing views.

Cascina Delle Rose – Small, family-run B&B in Tre Stelle with 5 apartments, great views and lovely wines made by the family.

Dai Grésy – A new Relais from Barbaresco producer Marchesi di Grésy.  If anything, even better views than Casa Nicolini, wonderful service and great people.  And the wines are serious.

Other Places

Villa San Lorenzo – Quite simply one of the best luxury villas around, nestled in the tranquillity of the Alta Langa, far from the madding crowd.  Terriffic

Castello di Guarene – The most expensive hotel in the region is housed in the Castello of Guarene, with ornate rooms, restaurant, spa and mature gardens.

Ca’ Alfieri – Lovely accommodation in a historic building in Govone, with a pool and spa.

Marchesi Alfieri – Situated in the castle of San Martino Alfieri, the estate has been producing since 1696.

Villa d’Amelia – Luxury hotel in Benevello, 10 minutes from Alba and Barbaresco, with a Michelin-Star restaurant, pool, spa, private parking and lovely views.

Relais San Maurizio – A beautiful former monastery in Santo Stefano Belbo dating back to 1619, this luxury hotel has a pool, mature grounds, a Michelin-Star restaurant, spa and private parking.

Cascina Galarin – Agriturismo in Castagnole delle Lanze, with great rooms, a pool, great wines and people.

Castello di Coazzolo – Dating back to the 13th century, this hotel has lovely gardens and a pool as well as great rooms.

La Dindina – Agriturismo in the village of Nevigile, with just 3 lovely rooms, a restaurant that will do cooking classes, too, and a wine cellar from another age.