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Il Castello di Sismano

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

I was blown away by the beauty of this location. We holidayed with a large group of friends and this castle was simply divine. The beautiful mountainous surroundings and the peaceful pool area gave us a great opportunity to relax and enjoy. The food and wine in the restaurant was of very high quality and our accomodation was fabulous. The... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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126 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

The place is truly magical. We stayed 1 night beginning of November & were the only ones (which made it even more special). The castle from 12ve century is in the middle of beautiful countryside with several medieval towns around it (Tody, Orvietto, Spoleto). The castle has a little church also from 12ve century I think. It was closed but... More 

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Oxford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Steeped in history, and with a superb location, we loved our two-day stay here in the Umbrian countryside. The castle, surrounded by its small village ('burgo') is impressive and provides, as you'd expect from military architecture, terrific views. We were welcomed by Ginevra, the Marchesa, whose family have owned the castle for the last 500 years or so - check... More 

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marchesadisismano, Proprietario at Il Castello di Sismano, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, it was a real pleasure to welcome you in Sismano where I do hope to see you again very soon. Ginevra More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2015

The castello we stayed with near Amelia had beautiful buildings, the swimming pool is a good size and our room was comfortable and stylish. It also had really good service; the owner up graded us to a larger room, her staff man carried our bags to and from the car, we had a great dinner on the castle terrace; the... More 

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marchesadisismano, Proprietario at Il Castello di Sismano, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and I hope to have you back in Sismano in the near future More 

Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

My husband and I are on a driving tour of Italy and France. We did not want to go to places with too many tourists as we had just come from Venice where they were shoulder to shoulder. This place is magical. Your hostess is the most delightful, elegant and cultured lady you will ever meet. It is so beautiful... More 

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Genève
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

If you are looking for a quiet and romantic place to stay Castello Di Sismano is the place to be! We booked 4 nights in the Blu suite which was tastefully decorated, spacious, very clean with a lovely yellow tiled bathroom with bathtub. From the moment we arrived till the day we left Ermanno, a very discreet and friendly member... More 

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Eye, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2014

This is a great place to relax around the pool and rest in the peace and quiet of the Umbrian countryside. Lovely room and nice pool. Friendly and helpful host/owner who speaks excellent English. Sismano is a tiny place having instructions on how to get there from the host is essential!

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Batavia, Illinois
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

This is the second time we have stayed at the Castle - this time with our son and daughter-in-law. While the Castle is a little hard to find, it is definitely worth it when you arrive. It is a genuine medieval castle - like stepping back in time. The views are amazing, it is surrounded by nature and it is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2013

We spent three nights in the Castle, at the recommendation of a friend who clearly understood what we were looking for - THIS is Italy!! Leave Rome and Florence behind and head for the hills. It was so very relaxing and restful, and plenty of tourist spots within a reasonable drive (Assisi just an hour away, Spoleto less than that,... More 

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Chicago, IL
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Reviewed 17 July 2012

My husband and I host photography workshops around the world and we recently had an incredible experience of hosting a 6 days/5 nights all-inclusive workshop at Castello di Sismano. Our Italian workshop coordinators, Max Brunelli and Cris Chiacchierini, https://www.facebook.com/maxbrunelli, did an amazing job finding the perfect location for our workshop and our excursions. From the moment we arrived, everyone at... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Castle of Sismano gives you the chance to swim in a pool nestled in a medieval village, an exclusive location with a stunning view of the hills. As a historic residence"The castle of Sismano" is located in a medieval village at the foot of the ancient castle. The owner of the Sismano estate runs the agritourism herself, with the help of trusted fellow workers. The village, with its small road skirting the Castle walls, it's a magic, timeless place, where you can relax far away from the hectic and noisy city you live in. Named as on of Europe's Best Affordable hotel in May 2014 issue of Travel &Leisure magazine ... more   less 

Additional Information about Il Castello di Sismano

Address: Via Corsini 12, 05020, Todi, Italy
Region: Italy > Umbria > Province of Perugia > Todi
Price Range: $137 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Room on a 1st floor for a view”
 of 5 bubbles ekaterinak52, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We have seen a couple of rooms and they are all lovely! Some have stairs.”
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“We peaked at many of the rooms besides our room - all were wonderful and inviting. If stairs are an issue for you, though, you should let that be known and ask for help selecting a room with no stairs.”
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“classing the fitness centre as a pool which is the best Ive ever seen.”
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“All good”
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