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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We only had one night but wished we could have stayed longer. Lovely location and the owner is very proud of his castle and wants to share it with you. You are made to feel so welcome by all of the staff. Our room was lovely and clean, the food amazing and plenty of it. The horse riding here looks... More 

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We went here for a couple of days to enjoy some riding sessions after searching the web for some riding activities in the tuscany area. And I can honestly say we were absolutely blown away by this place!! First of all, the staff, with Cristina leading the way, welcomed us in a way that made us feel like we were... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had a wonderful time at Santa Cristina. We were treated like family and the whole staff was very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend. We participated in horseback riding, local visits to wineries, wen to he local lakes and restaurants. Everything was local within a 1/2 hour drive, but the Castle was remote and quiet. They offer full service meals,... More 

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Thank beckerjustin
Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I only wish we could have stayed longer! This was exactly what our group was looking for in this area: In the country, low-key and non-fussy accomodations, horses, a working farm, history and an option to do either relax or be active. The location is great for those who don't want to be in the middle of hustle and bustle... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is my second visit to Santa Cristina as I had such an amazing horse riding holiday last year. Everyone is so helpful and friendly and never leave you wanting. Kylie and Tabby are amazing with the horses and the hacks they take you on are breath taking. The food is delicious and one of the main reasons I returned... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

This was our second visit to Castle Cristina and we have completely fallen in love with everything to see and do here. We mainly come for the riding as we have a horse mad daughter and we have never been disappointed. The horses are gorgeous and very well cared for, the tuition is second to none and the hacking in... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Our second visit in the last year and now becoming home from home. Accommodation is rustic rural Italian and bit of an eclectic mix of stuff. More than made up for by the friendly and always helpful Antonello and Cristina and their great team. Top marks also the horses and to the great trial riding. We have booked again for... More 

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Santorini, Greece
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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

I have just returned from Santa Christina staying with a group of 14 friends . We had a great time , riding /cycling /walking and visiting amazing local towns of Orvieto and Civeta . The food was delicious and washed down with copious amounts of lovely wine ! We were extremely well looked after by all the staff and all... More 

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

The Castello di Santa Cristina is a wonderfully relaxing place to stay in a beautiful spot in the countryside. We were a little ahead of season so didn't use the swimming pool but it looked appealing towards the end of our week as the weather warmed up. The service was excellent and the staff helped immediately with any problems that... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

I am a hotel manager and I would say very demanding guest. But this place is awesome. We spent a week in Santa Cristina Castle and had one of the best vacations. The place is in the middle of the nowhere, but this has its own charm and it is refreshing being away from city rush. There are three little... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the borders of Lazio, Umbria & Tuscany, one and a half hours from Rome, half way between Orvieto and Siena, the breathtakingly splendid 17th century castle, Castello di Santa Cristina, (complete with fairytale turret) has been the property of the noble Caterini family for generations. Over the past ten years, the castle' s nearby 18th Century ivy-covered farmhouse and out-buildings have been carefully restored to retain their authenticity and separated into 8 self-catering cottages and 14 bedrooms with Bed & Breakfast for guests, furnished with original pieces, can offer you unique country holidays. A perfect location if you are looking at farmhouse holidays where you can explore the various neighboring historic towns including Orvieto, Sorano, Acquapendente and Grotte Di Castro. We offer sensational Tuscan cuisine, fantastic cooking courses and unique weddings in the castle grounds. The Castello di Santa Cristina is also an ideal place for a horse riding holiday. On our exciting trail excursions, we travel as far as Proceno, Lake Bolsena and to the beautiful nature reserve Selva Del Lamone. Riding lessons are something you should not miss when on a holiday with children. Always on the spot you find our swimming pool, the tennis court, a mini football pitch & the possibility to rent bikes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castello di Santa Cristina

Address: Localita Santa Cristina, 01025 Grotte di Castro, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Province of Viterbo > Grotte di Castro
Price Range: $108 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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“If you are looking for great riding experience be sure to book this property.”
 of 5 bubbles SandiK_11, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“The cottage was awesome”
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“Ask for room at the cottage near the small pool. There are also rooms at the main building but we never had a look at them.”
 of 5 bubbles pims2007, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Not sure there are any 'bad' rooms. Specify self catering if wishing to cook yourself!”
 of 5 bubbles kiwinflight, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I only saw the apartment we stayed in so can't comment about the rest but would guess that its all to the same standard”
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