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Hotel della Fortezza

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had one night here and it really wasn't enough. I wish I could bottle the experience and drink it all year. That view.... The feeling of peace and space. Incredible. And the beds were comfortable, the room was quiet, breakfast was great and everything fresh and clean. And the view....

Thank AIW20
County Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Hotel della Fortezza in March, just a few days after it had reopened following some renovation. The lady at check in was very pleasant and spoke very good English. We were given a room (no 11) facing roughly West over the old town, which had the most stunning view of Soran's rooftops and the sunset in...

Thank AndrewJonesFoto
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This 11th century fort has been turned into a charming boutique hotel. Amazing views! Great staff. Christiano and Zoe work hard to make sure all your needs are well taken care of. Great recommendations for food and wine. The city of Sorano below the Fort is like stepping back 100 years . Was amazing to just see the town folk...

Thank rich6507
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

It's difficult to describe the entire experience of approaching this castle, staying the night and exploring the spectacular hilltop town of Sorano. We went their on the recommendation of a lady we met in a store in Grosseto where we went to purchase an adapter plug to charge our phones. To get there, we drove through Pitigliano and left via...

Thank Andrea F
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 November 2016

What a treat to stay in an honest-to-goodness castle! I wish we could have stayed longer. Our room was very comfortable and we happened to have a lovely view of the countryside. There was a nice terrace to bask in the sun and enjoy the ambience. Good breakfast, charming nooks and crannies and very friendly, helpful owner / staff. Wifi...

Thank NancyfromMN
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Located at the top of the mountain village of Sorano this property has magnificent views and the new owner Cristiano is very helpful with tips on what to do. The hotel is located in the old Fort of Sorano.

Thank WilliamAnjali
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This place is tucked away in a remote town. We drove down Etruscan roads (read up on that history item) and were amazed when we showed up at the entrance to a castle. The small staff was very nice and helpful, plus the room was way more comfy than what we expected from an 800 year old building. Breakfast was...

Thank Richard W
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stayed for one night here but would have loved to stay longer. This historic hotel is in an amazing location looking out over the lovely little town of Sorano and the views from our room were truly breathtaking. The staff were very welcoming and friendly and keen to make the stay enjoyable. The room itself was simple but with a...

Thank Kath D
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

After a beautiful walk we arrived at the hotel to a very warm welcome. The rooms were comfortable and clean and the view from the window was spectacular. A good breakfast and a small picnic to help us on our way to the next port of call. Excellent!

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Sirolo, Italy
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Writing my review of Hotel Fortezza whilst still here. A wonderfully historic setting sitting high above the stunning town of Sorano. You enter the hotel through the ancient castle entrance and pass through the old courtyard and we have a beautiful but simple room in the castles tower. I felt compelled to write a review before finishing our stay as...

Thank Ryan H

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Fortezza Orsini di Sorano è uno dei più imponenti esempi di Architettura militare dell’intera Toscana,e fu una delle più importanti piazzeforti.La leggenda della “Fortezza Inespugnabile”,si tramanda tuttora e se ne può leggere nelle cronache dell’epoca ( Niccolò dell’Antella nel 1608 Scriveva a proposito della Fortezza : ……..Gli sta sopra come un falcone……e quando si è per terra…..per cosa di stupore a rimirare una fabbrica a altezza tale che quasi pare che l’occhio vi si smarrisca….) ,per tanto tempo la Fortezza di Sorano ha difeso i confini della Toscana meridionale e il Paese sottostante,a renderlo imprendibile erano: La sua posizione rafforzata dalle antiche mura e la chiusura dell’unica via di accesso dai bastioni della Fortezza Orsini.All’interno della Cittadella della Fortezza nella parte più vecchia (precedente alla ristrutturazione dell’architetto Sangallo ) dopo aver oltrepassato il ponte levatoio sul fossato nella piccola piazza si trova L’Hotel della Fortezza,dotato di 16 Camere arredate con raffinata eleganza e mobili d’epoca , dalle cui finestre si può godere di una vista mozzafiato a picco sull’antico borgo di Sorano,inoltre l’altra particolarità dell’Hotel della Fortezza è quella di avere tutte le camere diverse,per potervi regalare un soggiorno unico……………………………….. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel della Fortezza

Address: Piazza Cairoli 5, 58010, Sorano, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Grosseto > Sorano
Price Range: $78 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel della Fortezza 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Rooms on the west side have a beautiful view over the town of Sorano and the glorious evening sunset”
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AndrewJonesFoto, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We got an unexpected upgrade with a fantastic view of the village and hillside.”
145RichardW, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are nice”
H134KHryanh, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with a view”
CraiginSA, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms up stairs, the turret room whilst larger has a spiral stair.”
aethenal, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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