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Relais Villa d'Amelia - Luxury holidays to Piemonte

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  • About this holiday

    Relais Villa d’Amelia is a four star hotel in the region of Piemonte. A renovation of an 18th Century estate, the hotel has large parkland and health and wellness facilities. Ideal for couples or families who wish to explore the surrounding area of Benevello by walking, trekking or mountain biking or those looking to enjoy the boutique shops, festivals and wine cellars around Piemonte.

    The journey and how you get there

    Having arrived in Turin airport, Relais Villa d’Amelia is around 90 minutes drive away.

    Complimentary

    Wi-Fi, newspapers in room and outdoor parking. Use of the Spa facilities are complimentary, however, treatment are charged.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Turin, private transfers or car hire and bed and breakfast accommodation.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for 7 nights are per person and based on two people sharing a Superior double room with bed and breakfast.
    Low season £1320 for 7 nights
    The price displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up to date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • 3 nights for the price of 2 nights
      Book a stay of 3 nights and pay the price of two nights on our bed and breakfast rates. This offer is valid for stays from 12th April to 9th May 2019 and from 29th November to 30th December 2019.
    • 5 nights for the price of 4 nights
      Book a stay of 5 nights and pay the price of four nights on our bed and breakfast rates. This offer is valid from 1st July to 19th September 2019.
    • Honeymoon Offer 2019
      All couples staying at the hotel for their honeymoon will receive a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine in their room upon arrival.
    • Italy 2019 autumn early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to Italy by 31 August 2019 for stays between now and 31 December 2019 and receive a reduction of £50 per person.
    • Italy 2020 early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 10 nights to Italy by 30 September 2019 for stays between 1 April and 30 September 2020 and receive a reduction of £100 per person.

    Hotel code

    EXH1763

    Our opinion

    An emphasis on tranquillity, wellness and gastronomy are found at Relais Villa d’Amelia.

    Hotel description

    Nestled amidst 7 acres of hazelnut groves and parkland typical of Piemonte, the four star Relais Villa d’Amelia is a charmingly renovated 18th century estate. The hotel’s traditional magenta exterior is traditional in the region, and, although situated less than a kilometre from the quaint village of Benevello, Relais Villa d’Amelia offers an undisturbed sense of seclusion and tranquillity, and breath-taking views of the Monviso Alps. In its transformation from estate to hotel, the hotel has not lost its traditional features, so still has its original exposed beams and tiled floors in the communal areas, but complements these with contemporary furnishings and amenities. The hotel’s 37 rooms and suites are individually decorated in a way that maintains warm, yet neutral colours, but with interesting charcoal accents and coolly elegant marble bathrooms. Four-poster king beds crafted in a stylised design can be found in most suites, which makes them the perfect accommodation for couples, whilst family sleeping solutions may be found in the interconnecting superior rooms and offer a choice of king or twin beds. The hotel creates an inviting balance between the old and new, bringing comfort, tranquillity, and well-being to the forefront of its design. The hotel’s Wellness Centre has a fitness area, Turkish bath, Finnish Sauna, and whirlpool where guests can see views of the Alps. The outdoor swimming pool is heated, so is available for use later in the year. Walking paths and mountain-biking routes vein the picturesque landscape around the hotel. Having built up an appetite, guests will find gastronomic bliss in the hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant which serves modern interpretations of local cuisine from seafood to locally grown vegetables and herbs. The bistro restaurant alternately offers a light and refreshing menu, and the bar offers a taste of the region through local wines and cocktails. From the borders of the extensive Relais Villa d’Amelia gardens, guests can easily reach the nearby town of Alba, known for its mediaeval towers, museums, and art galleries, wander through Piemonte's wine cellars, or head further out into the countryside in search of white truffles in autumn.

    Location

    Benevello

    Official star rating

    4

    Annual opening

    23 March to 31 December.

    Distance from airport

    105km

    Closest airport

    Turin

    Room types

    All of Relais Villa d’Amelia’s 37 rooms include an ensuite bathroom and television. Rooms are divided into the following categories:
    Superior Room – offering views of the hotel’s private garden or inner courtyard, superior rooms are available with a king-size bed or twin beds. These rooms have marble bathrooms, most with a shower. Superior rooms may interconnect.
    Deluxe Room – offering panoramic views over the valley and the Alps, Deluxe Rooms have a marble bathroom with either a shower or a bathtub. King or twin beds are available.
    Junior Suite – there are two junior suites, one overlooks the valley and the second overlooks the courtyard. Junior Suites offer four-poster king beds, a lounge area, a work station and large closet space.
    Deluxe Suite – One bed-room suite with an oversized king-bed and separate living rooms with panoramic views. Located on the ground or first floor, the suites have a marble bathroom with bath and shower.
    San Luigi Chapel Suite – Located above the old chapel, this is a one bedroom suite with panoramic views and living and dining areas.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Facilities include a Michelin starred restaurant, bistro restaurant, bar and living area, Wellness area with a fitness area, whirlpool, Turkish bath and Finnish sauna, an outdoor heated swimming pool, 7 acres of park lands and a courtyard.

    Water sports

    There is an outdoor, heated swimming pool at the hotel.

    Land sports

    The terrain around the hotel is ideal for walking and treks. Mountain bikes and horse riding can be organised by the hotel. There are a number of golf courses nearby with the closed Golf Club Alba at 16km distance.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Truffle hunting is possible, as well as excursions around the countryside in classic cars. At around an hour’s distance, Piedmont has many boutiques and designer brand shops. Alba hosts local events which includes music festivals throughout the year, cheese festival in September and a white truffle festival during October and November. Barolo village is around 20km distance where local wine merchants and tasting cellars can be found.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children are welcome and children’s menus can be provided. Children under the age of 12 stay free of charge on a room only basis when sharing with two adults.

    Minimum stays

    A minimum stay of 3 nights applies to the following dates: 31 May-2 June, 7-9 June, 20 September - 23 November during Alba White Truffle Fair, Weekend of New Year's Eve 28 December - 1 January.

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