- pool, spa area, restaurant
- Hotel Type: Romantic, 4 star, Boutique, Quiet, Country house
- Hotel size (number of rooms): 37
- Check-in: 16:00 | Check-out: 11:00
- Spoken languages in the hotel: Italian, French, English, German
- Well-known wine-growing areas of the Piedmont are just a short drive away
- Classic, elegant villa with charming interior
- Friendly, courteous service
- Luxury hotel with "family" atmosphere
- Free bike rental
- German speaking staff
- Having your own car is an advantage
- No restaurants in the vicinity
- Small wellness area
internet in lobby
entire hotel incl. lobby
valet service, free parking spaces
garden / outside area
24 hour reception
tour and excursion bookings
sewing / ironing service
15 km (A33)
12 km (ALBA)
80 km (TURIN (TRN))
public transport stop
12 km (ALBA)
70 km (TURIN)
70 km (TURIN)
37 Rooms and suites in a contemporary style and with warm colours make for a luxurious stay in a private setting.The rooms and suites, overlooking either the cozy courtyard or the surrounding hills, come complete with parquet floors and spacious marble bathrooms. A blend of classic and modern design elements creates a comfortable atmosphere. Surrounded by a large park and lush forests, the Relais - located on a hilltop - offers plenty of rest in the enchanting nature of the Piedmont region. The luxury is enhanced by an exclusive wellness and spa area and a gourmet Michelin-star restaurant.
The old Villa from the 19th century has been lovingly and classically restored, while the individually-furnished rooms offer modern elegance. The master suite, "San Luigi", in the attic of the Villa’s former family chapel, is exclusively decorated and offers a separate living area with panoramic views, LCD TV in living room and bedroom as well as a spacious marble bathroom with separate bathtub and shower. The Attic suite has a panoramic terrace, a spacious shower for two people and a relaxing hydro-massage bathtub. The hotel, with its comfortable rooms, is counted as one of the "small Luxury Hotels of the World".
The family-run 4-star hotel is a true place of rest: In the pleasant courtyard, guests can enjoy a delicious meal, a cocktail, or an after-dinner digestif. The outdoor swimming pool - heated in winter - offers a magnificent view of the surrounding hills and the Alps. The wine list offers selected wines from renowned wine-growers in the region. Piedmont is home to hundreds of wineries, and the famous vineyards Barolo and Barbaresco are just a few minutes’ drive away. On request, the hotel can arrange a private tour of the cellars, including not only wine-tasting, but also explanations of the phases of wine production. Those who have not yet had enough of the wine experience can explore the Wine Museum in Barolo castle, one of the many castles in the area.
The limited number of rooms and the hotel’s hilltop location surrounded by 7 acres of landscaped grounds ensure a romantic atmosphere. Here, guests can take undisturbed walks in the lovely hills and enjoy the scents of flowers in the spring and the forest in the autumn. The bar and lounge area, with its warm and atmospheric colors, grand piano and crackling fireplace, is always inviting. In a relaxed atmosphere, guests can enjoy canapés, drinks and pastries, or just relax and read.
Guests can enjoy the rich breakfast buffet, offering regional products, in the breakfast room or in the romantic inner courtyard. Two restaurants offer excellent cuisine. The Michelen- starred Gourmet restaurant, headed by Damiano Nigro, serves classic as well as contemporary interpretations of Piedmontese dishes. The newly opened restaurant "Easy" offers a light menu in a relaxed atmosphere. Lunch is served in the beautiful courtyard. Both restaurants palce emphasis on selected seasonal ingredients from local producers. The cosy lounge, with comfortable leather chairs, sofas and a fireplace, is located between the reception area and restaurant. In the afternoon, guests can enjoy a hot cup of tea here as well as homemade cakes and pastries, and in the eveing guiests can relax to piano music with a glass of wine from the region.
Fitness and relaxation options at the The Relais Villa d’Amelia include a wellness area with jacuzzi, a Turkish steam bath and Finnish sauna, a swimming pool overlooking the green hills and a gym with modern equipment. The area surrounding of the hotel is a good starting point for sporting activities and excursions into nature. Varying in difficulty, routes for cycling and trekking run through sunny vineyards and quaint villages. For short trips, guests can borrow mountain bikes free of charge from the hotel. Near the Relais Villa d’Amelia there are also stables where you can book horse riding lessons. For golf lovers, there are several options in the area, including a practice range 16 km away, and an 18-hole golf course 32 km away. Special trips, such as truffle-hunting, a hot air balloon ride or a classic car tour, can be booked at reception.
The Hotel Relais Villa d’Amelia is located in the Langhe region in the Piedmont just a few kilometres from the medieval Alba. The place is widely known as the "city of truffles" and is sought out in the autumn for its truffle markets, where the coveted white tubers can be found. Surrounded by lush forests, gentle hills and sun-drenched vineyards, here guests can enjoy the changing seasons in all their colors. The area is also well known for two of the most valuable Italian wines, Barolo and the Barbaresco. A few minutes away from Alba, the village of Benevello is a perfect starting point for excursions in the surrounding area, which is rich in tradition and culture.