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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 in the vines of Monforte d’Alba with lovely rooms and wines to match.
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.
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.
Langhe / Monferrato:
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.