F.A.Q.

Everything you might want to know
If you have any other question we are available to answer to any need or doubt. Please contact us by sending an e-mail to info@borgodicastelvecchio.com or calling +39 0578 52165/166, we will do the best we can to help you.


Do you speak any foreign language?
Yes, we do speak English and French.

What are the check in and out policies?
Check-in: from 3 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Check-out: until 11 a.m.

Is it an hotel?
No, Borgo di Castelvecchio it’s an historic hotel where guests are received by the owners themselves. Once upon a time atmosphere matches with the best available comforts.

Is there a parking area?
Yes, there is a private open air parking area available for guests.

Is there a internet connection?
Yes, in the whole Borgo there is free Wi-Fi available.

Is there a swimming pool?
Yes, there are two swimming pools open from April still October.

Is there a spa?
No, but upon request you may reserve beauty treatments and massages directly in the residences or overlooking the landscape at the swimming pool.
At short distance you may also visit the well known thermal baths of Bagno Vignoni, Chianciano Terme, San Casciano dei Bagni.

Is there a baby sitting service?
Yes upon reservation.

How big is the Borgo?
Borgo di Castelvecchio is about 20.000 mq., every house is about 100 meters far from the central square.

When was the Borgo built?
The houses and the Villa making go back to the year 1000 with following annexations in the XIV and XV century. The different times of construction are still visible nowadays.

How have the premises been preserved?
All houses have been restored preserving as much as possible the original structures and style to let the traces of the past and subsequent interventions.
All premises since 1985 and currently dedicated to guests go under constant maintenance and widening combining full respect of the original structures with the best available modern comforts.

Is smoking allowed?
No, only outside.

Is there a TV in every room?
TV is available in every sitting room of the houses and in the reception.

Do you offer half-board?
Yes, upon request.

What does the price of the stay include?
See Items & rates section.

How do we check rooms availability?
- Please fill in the check availability form on our web-site. We will soon reply providing you with all the information required, or call +39 0578 52165/166.

Does the Farm sell its products?
Yes, at the reception you may purchase our red wine D.O.C. Orcia “Perignano”, our Exta virgin Olive Oil and our honey.

Is the Church available for ceremonies?
Yes, Roman Catholic ceremonies.

Is there a restaurant?
Yes, but only for guests upon reservation (see the Granaio).

Is the Restaurant “a la carte”?
Our chef every morning suggests to the guests a menu inspired to the local tradition according to the guests preferences, the season and the occasion.

Is there a dress code for meals?
The atmosphere is comfortable yet refined. Every guest can follow his outfitting mood, with respect towards other guests and general atmosphere.

Do we need to reserve a table?
Yes, and also prevent the reception in case of cancellation.

When is the restaurant closed?
Never, it’s open every time our guests need it.

Is it possible to organize events?
Yes, Borgo di Castelvecchio is perfectly equipped and staffed for company events, congresses and weddings. Inside the “Granaio” we can sit 84 people, on the central square 250.
In case of an event, Borgo di Castelvecchio will be entirely reserved for the event guests.

Amenities
- Short distance: Radicofani and it’s Ghino di Tacco Rock – San Quirico d’Orcia with Palazzo Chigi – Montalcino and S.Antimo’s Abbey – Pienza – Montepulciano and S.Biagio’s Abbey.
- One day visit: Siena, 60 km – Firenze, 140 Km – Arezzo, 84 Km – Perugia, 100 Km – Roma, 180 Km – Monte Argentario, 120 Km.

Activities
- footing e trekking in the countryside
- biking in the woods or horse riding
- bicycle tours
- swimming
- fauna watching
- thinking and taking a moment of relax
see activities and courses section.