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Relais La Corte dei Papi
Ranked #4 of 24 Hotels in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Our dining experience will be remembered as one of the best of our honeymoon David and his staff are incredible and the food was immaculate.we highly recommend an evening spent here. Thank you for a perfect evening in Pergo. Much love for this restaurant.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 August 2012

Stayed here with my boyfriend (manfriend actually) during July for 4 days and every moment was truly a slice of heaven. This is from all angles 5 star quality with a humble, hospitable and heartwarming staff. The location and grounds are immaculately kept the rooms are Fabulous with a capital F. The ambiance is of a sheek yet vintage feel. It's a spot in Tuscany you won't want to leave.
The food, the food, the food! I like to try different restaurants when I travel but we stayed to eat nearly every meal so we could sample as much as we could from the menu. Consistent excellence in cuisine. A very gifted chef has created some diverse, exciting and surprising combinations. Literally the best meals I have eaten and a wine card that will knock your socks off.
Thank-you David..we can't wait to come back!

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 August 2012

This place is simply special. From the beautiful villa to the amazing food this place will take your breath away. But it is the people that make this place special. Manager/Owner David and his staff work incredibly hard to make sure your stay is perfect. The level of care, attention to detail and service that is provided is what makes this place so special. We will cherish our stay here and the people that we met forever. The pictures simply do not do the magic of this place justice. We would give it 7 out of 5 stars of we could.

  • Stayed: August 2012
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Reviewed 14 August 2012

We had a wonderful experience at La Corte dei Papi, from top to bottom. David was truly delightful and personally ensured our experience was absolutely outstanding. The accommodation, grounds, pool, food, experience, decor, atmosphere were all absolutely top notch. The attention to detail and personal service were impeccable. This is high quality relaxation that must be experienced. Highly, highly recommended!

Room Tip: All rooms are great.
  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 August 2012

My wife and I just spent a wonderful relaxing week here. The location is just a few minutes from Cortona which is a beautiful old historical town. The owner, David, is clearly passionate about making his family villa/restaurant a success and ensured that we received friendly attention throughout our stay. The suites were immaculately clean and tastefully decorated, the restaurant served delicious food, the staff were very attentive and the beautiful pool and gardens were a haven in the heat - for us a perfect combination. We'd stayed in the area before - visiting Montepulciano, Siena, Assisi, Orvieto and others so it's a good base from which to explore Tuscany and/or Umbria. Warmly recommend.

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 August 2012

My husband and I stayed at La Corte Dei Papi for 7 nights during our visit to Tuscany in July. David and his mother are the perfect hosts, and do their best to get the guest to feel welcome. I would also praise the staff which was very attenting at all times - always smiling. We stayed at one of the cottages, which is very private and has its own sitting area outside. However, we will reccomend the cottages for shorter stays since they are quite small. David arranged a wine tasting for us, which acutally turned out to be the best day of our holiday. It's not that much to do around the hotel, so I would reccomend to have a car if you stay there for many days. We ended up spending a lot of money on taxi.

The hotel is perfect for special occasions like weddings, and also for shorter stays (taken into account the above mentioned).

Room Tip: The cottages is very nice for shorter stays, and has a private sitting area outside. However, it is...
  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 August 2012

Spent the last two weeks in Italy of which 3 of the nights at Relais La Corte dei Pai. David Pepi and his family have done an amazing job from top to bottom. I highly recommend staying and if you're just passing through I suggest stopping by for dinner......an amazing meal and a wonderful wine pairing by David.

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Additional Information about Relais La Corte dei Papi

Address: Via La Dogana 12 | Località Pergo, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Cortona
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cortona
#1 Family Hotel in Cortona
#2 Spa Hotel in Cortona
#4 Luxury Hotel in Cortona
Price Range: £176 - £663 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Relais La Corte dei Papi 4*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Relais La Corte Dei Papi is an original late 17 century family dwelling that has been lovingly restored to create a hotel that caters for our guests every wish. An oasis of tranquility and peace ideal for the discerning traveler who yearns for exquisite Tuscan food in an elegant, charming countryside residence. Situated between the beautiful hills that surround the famous historical town of Cortona made even more famous by the writer Frances Mayer in her book “Under the Tuscan Sun” The Relais La Corte Dei Papi provides its guests with classically stylish room and suites equipped with every amenity. The interior has been lovingly restored to its original splendor. Every room and suite is furnished with taste and discernment. The beautiful Spa Suites are dedicated to the balance and wellbeing of guests. A truly unique experience with every imaginable facility to enhance your relaxation, the spa comes to you in the privacy of your suite. The restaurant is housed in what was the originally the wine cellar of the house and it maintains the integrity of traditional Tuscan cooking. The kitchen recreates the delicate flavors of genuine Tuscan dishes with a modern twist. Every ingredient used in our kitchen is selected for its quality, freshness and flavor; this creates a special experience at every stage of your meal. Our Chef daily prepares everything fresh including, bread, pasta and desserts. ... more   less 
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