The Locanda Palazzone is a beautiful contradiction in terms. It is considered to be one of the oldest hotels in the whole of Italy, having started off life as a 13th century pilgrim’s inn, yet it is also one of the country’s most contemporary accommodations with its Scandinavian- style, minimalist design. In short, old world heritage and new world panache. It is part of the “Palazzone” winery, one of the region’s top quality winemakers. This is a very quiet spot indeed, though it does include a fine restaurant, and as befits such a place an extensive and fantastic wine cellar, as well as an outdoor pool. The rest is lush and hilly country surrounding this truly charismatic place to stay. Behind that ancient stone facade the contrast with contemporary style suites is really striking and if not for the mullioned windows, the balconies with their stone columns, the views of the estate’s vineyards, this could pass for modern urban loft. The hardwood floors and simple, primary- colored modern furnishings show signs of having been redesigned rather later than the 13th century.

Locanda Palazzone - Orvieto Basic Info

Opening Date : 21 March
Closing Date : 5 January
Number of Rooms : 7
Person in Charge : lodovico

WebSite : Click the website

Adress :

Loc. Rocca Ripesena Orvieto - Italy

Distance to sea : 90 km
Distance to airport : 90 km
Direction By Car: A1 Motorway, Florence – Rome section: Orvieto exit, continue for 1,8 km toward Orvieto, when reaching the bridge of the funicular turn right in the direction of “Allerona.” Continue until reaching the “Sferracavallo” junction, then turn again toward “Allerona.” After 200 meters go left in the direction of “Castel Giorgio” keeping the service station to your right. After 2.5 km, you will find our sign indicating that you should turn left. From S.S. E45, Perugia – Terni section: Exit at Todi and follow S.S. 448 toward Orvieto. From other directions arrive at “Sferracavallo” and follow directions from there. By Train: FS Florence-Rome line, Orvieto station. By Plane: From Rome > Fiumicino airport > Ciampino airport From Florence > Florence Airport From Perugia > Perugia Airport

Hotel Facilities

  • air condition
  • Baby Cot
  • Bar-Cafe
  • Coffee-tea pot
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Daily Room Cleaning
  • Disabled room
  • Elevator
  • Entrance without a key
  • Fax
  • Free parking
  • Garden
  • Hair dryer
  • Historical Building
  • Ice Machine
  • Internet
  • Library
  • minibar
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking area
  • Phone
  • Restaurant
  • Safe box
  • Satellite tv
  • Sommelier
  • Sport activity
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Wine cellar
  • Wireless
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4.0 / 5 - 1 Comment :
7 / 01 / 2016
Interesting building. Look at the restoration photo journal, which is a big book on the table beside the guest book.
Accommodation Dates : 11 / 08 / 2015 - 15 / 08 / 2015