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Palazzo Castiglioni

Bed & Breakfast
Piazza Sordello, 12 - Mantova (MN) - Area: city center
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Palazzo Castiglioni is a XII century palace located in the heart of Mantova, the hidden gem of Italy declared in 2008 UNESCO World Heritage.

The palace offers wonderful, unique accommodations that combine ancient grandeur with modern luxury.

L'AQUILA (Sleeps 2+2; 45 sqm/484 sq ft) AC, Internet Connection, TV SKY SAT.

Ground floor, with access from the courtyard
Spacious living area with double sofabed and large windows opening onto Piazza Sordello, with a view of Palazzo Ducale
Fully equipped kitchen
Bathroom with shower
Upstairs, in the mansard that opens to the living room, is a double bed and wardrobe. This unit is not recommended for anyone with walking difficulties.

IL LEONE (Sleeps 2+2; 35 sqm/376 sq ft) AC, Internet Connection, TV SKY SAT.

Third floor (with elevator)
One-room luxury suite with decorative ancient fireplace and a large window with a view on Palazzo Ducale and the square. Double bed, sofabed, Frigobar.

L'ARCO (Sleeps 2; 75 sqm/807 sq ft) AC, Internet Connection, TV SKY SAT, Frigobar
Third floor (with elevator)
Large living room with spectacular windows offering the best view of the town. A double bed is located under the arch. Bathroom with shower
CELESTE (Sleeps 2; 15 sqm/162 sq ft) AC, Internet Connection, TV DTV, Frigobar
Second floor (elevator)
Double bedroom with bathroom (shower) and window looking to the courtyard
LA TORRE: Sleeps 2; 55 sqm/600 sq ft) AC, Internet Connection, TV SKY SAT
Careful renovation has restored the tower to its original splendour. The four-story tower (with a lift) is crowned by a terrace offering 360 degree views of the town and its monuments. La Torre consists of a magnificent room with antique furnishings, impressive 12th-century frescoed walls and a large canopied bed draped with beautiful fabrics and silks. The suite also comes equipped with modern conveniences such as satellite TV, tea/coffee maker, microwave, WIFI internet connection and telephone. A modern bathroom with large shower is situated 10 steps down from the main room. Stairs from the suite lead to the terrace with offers spectacular 360 degree views of the town and its monuments. Since the bathroom is 10 steps down, La Torre is not recommended for anyone with walking difficulties.

PIANO NOBILE: available in 2012 only for weddings, anniversaries and other celebrations.

This 500 sqm/5, 400 sq ft apartment is decorated with frescoes and is the personal residence of the family. It is available for events only. However, starting in May, 2013, the entire apartment will be available for rent with three bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 living rooms, dining room, kitchen.

AC, internet connection; satellite TV

Mantua is just south of Verona and the Veneto region, less than 30 minutes from Verona airport. Besides its artistic and historical treasures, Mantua excels for its food tradition and wide range of choice in activities from boat excursions on the lakes surrounding the town to the bicycle tracks connecting the town to Lake Garda. This is a region rich in both culture and nature, conveniently located close to Bologna, Venice and Milan. There are many possibilities for excursions, including visits to Verona, Sabbioneta and Lake Garda (40 minutes), or Cremona, the town of the violin makers (1 hour). Personalized excursions and guided tours of the area can be organized on request.
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Conditions

Cancellation conditions (except for non-refundable rates)

You may cancel your booking up to 7 days before the check-in date. In the case of failure to show or late cancellation, you will be charged a penalty of 100% of the total cost of the booking

Payment terms

Balance to be paid at check-in
For non-refundable discounted rates, when the facility requires it, the guest must pay in advance as indicated to complete the booking. Payment is not refunded in the event of a cancellation.

Rules of the house

Check-in after 8:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM - If you're late you may be charged for an extra night
For a booking including breakfast, breakfast is served from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Municipal tax is included in room rates
Fresh towels every 3 days
Fresh sheets every 3 days
Rooms are cleaned every 1 days. To allow staff to clean, we recommend leaving the room at 10:00 AM
Final cleaning is included in the price
No meal preparation allowed in rooms
No guests allowed in rooms

Other notes

If additional person beyond the first two , will be a supplement of € .50,00 per night per person .

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Double Superior

Double Superior

Maximum Guests: 2
Palazzo Castiglioni is a XII century palace located in the heart of Mantova, the hidden gem of Italy declared in 2008 UNESCO World Heritage.
The palace offers wonderful, unique accommodations that combine ancient grandeur with modern luxury.

AQUILA (Sleeps 2+2; 45 sqm/484 sq ft) AC, Internet Connection, TV SKY SAT.
Ground floor, with access from the courtyard
Spacious living area with double sofabed and large windows opening onto Piazza Sordello, with a view of Palazzo Ducale
Fully equipped kitchen
Bathroom with shower
Conditioned air
Upstairs, in the mansard that opens to the living room, is a double bed and wardrobe. This unit is not recommended for anyone with walking difficulties.
LEONE (Sleeps 2+2; 35 sqm/376 sq ft) AC, Internet Connection, TV SKY SAT.
second floor (with elevator)
One-room luxury suite with decorative ancient fireplace and a large window with a view on Palazzo Ducale and the square. Double bed, two sofabed, Frigobar, conditioned air.
ARCO (Sleeps 2; 75 sqm/807 sq ft) AC, Internet Connection, TV SKY SAT, Frigobar
Second floor (with elevator)
Large living room with spectacular windows offering the best view of the town. A double bed is located under the arch. Bathroom with shower, conditioned air.
Mantua is just south of Verona and the Veneto region, less than 30 minutes from Verona airport. Besides its artistic and historical treasures, Mantua excels for its food tradition and wide range of choice in activities from boat excursions on the lakes surrounding the town to the bicycle tracks connecting the town to Lake Garda. This is a region rich in both culture and nature, conveniently located close to Bologna, Venice and Milan. There are many possibilities for excursions, including visits to Verona, Sabbioneta and Lake Garda (40 minutes), or Cremona, the town of the violin makers (1 hour). Personalized excursions and guided tours of the area can be organized on request.
Room
Matrimoniale Superio 1 x 2
Maximum Guests: 2 / Breakfast Included / Ensuite bathroom
Adults
Children
Children ages:
Breakfast
Breakfast Included
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Matrimoniale Superio 2 x 2
Maximum Guests: 2 / Breakfast Included / Ensuite bathroom
Adults
Children
Children ages:
Breakfast
Breakfast Included
Basic rate
Room
Matrimoniale Superio x 2
Maximum Guests: 2 / Breakfast Included / Ensuite bathroom
Adults
Children
Children ages:
Breakfast
Breakfast Included
Basic rate
A night minimum stay applies for this room
No availability for this class of room for the dates selected.
Torre de luxe suite

Torre De Luxe Suite

Maximum Guests: 2
Located at the top of the fourteenth-century tower with direct access via elevator, the exclusive panoramic suite is entirely frescoed* and surrounded by large windows on all sides which overlook the entire city and its monuments. Collection luxury bed, wet bar with microwave and refrigerator, executive desk, living area, air conditioning, Sky TV and wireless Internet. The bathroom with shower is set on a lower level compared to the room. Take the spiral staircase in the suite to access the city's most exclusive roof terrace. Keep in mind that the particular structure of the suite does not lend itself well to those uncomfortable with stairs or travelling with children under 6 years.The price does not include: private parking, available only on request (Euro 20.00 per day). Transfer service on request. Pets not allowed.
The great 8-meter high wall representing "the Tree of Life" dates back to 1300 and constitutes one of the oldest examples of non-religious frescoes in Europe.
- Services available to customers
- Breakfast in the bar located in the building
- High-speed internet in all suites
- Conditioned air
- TV DTV and SAT SKY
- Fridge
- Private indoor parking
- Elevator
- Exclusive location in the heart of the city

Extra services
- Laundry service (available Monday to Friday)
- Transfer to and from Verona airport, Orio al Serio, Venice, Milan, Bologna
- Tickets for theater
- Tickets and reservations planes and trains
- Reservations for tours and boat tours
- Reservations for Bikes


Palazzo Castiglioni is the private residence of the descendants of Baldassare Castiglione, writer and diplomat of the Italian Renaissance.

Author of "The Courtier" icon text of the sixteenth century Italian Baldassare was a member of the elite educated and aristocratic era. Was staying in many courts, including that of Francesco II Gonzaga in Mantua, Guidobaldo da Montefeltro in Urbino and Ludovico il Moro in Milan. Appointed Apostolic Nuncio was ambassador of Leo X and Clement VII at the Spanish court of Charles V. He became a friend of Raphael who painted the portrait now on display at the Louvre next to the Mona Lisa.

The fourteenth-century Palace was originally the residence of Bonacolsi, first lords of the city. The facade topped by merlons facing Palazzo Ducale, the hub of artistic and political life of Mantua under the guidance Gonzaga became one of the most beautiful European courts of the Renaissance.

Mantova splendid art city surrounded by lakes on three sides offers artistic itineraries, nature and gastronomy of the highest level. In her heart, Piazza Sordello, universally recognized as one of the 10 most beautiful squares in the world overlooking the Ducal Palace, the Cathedral of St. Peter, the Palazzo Castiglioni, the tower of the cage.

By car: The city is 22 km from Verona, 40 from Modena, 60 from Bologna, 40 from Cremona
By plane: Valerio Catullo (Verona) km. 22
By train: 2 hours from Milano - 2 hours from Florence - 2 hours from Venice - 3 hours from Rome.
ROUTES ACTIVITIES
Mantova is a vibrant city, a measure of 'man, an open air museum where you can rediscover the pleasure of a walk in the arcades or a bike ride, where tourists and locals mingle in the numerous bars and restaurants

In addition to the historical and artistic treasures, Mantova excels for culinary traditions and the rich selection of tours and activities. The boat trip on the lakes that surround the city, the bike paths that connect to Lake Garda. Many concerts and cultural events are present throughout the year.
In the summer months it is possible to organize transportation for evenings at the Verona Arena

The city thanks to its central location is an ideal starting point for day trips to Verona, Cremona, Modena, Sabbioneta, Lake Garda
Room
Torre De Luxe Suite x 2
Maximum Guests: 2 / Breakfast Included / Ensuite bathroom
Adults
Children
Children ages:
Breakfast
Breakfast Included
Basic rate
A night minimum stay applies for this room
No availability for this class of room for the dates selected.
Number of rooms with own bathroom inside the room (ensuite):
5
  • Disabled Access
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast included
  • Historic House
  • Romantic Atmosphere
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • TV
  • Free Wifi
  • Family
  • Business
  • Hair dryer
  • Smoke Friendly
  • Fine Design
  • Charm
  • Heating
Declared by the Innkeeper

Various information

  • Disabled Access
  • Rooms with air conditioning
  • Smoking allowed
  • Parking
  • Internet access
  • English speaker

House features

  • Historic house
  • 19th century house
  • Recently restored house
  • Panoramic location
  • Insured house

Air conditioning and heating systems of the house

  • Certified systems
  • Heating systems
  • Air conditioning
  • Room temperature controller
  • Double glazing or solar panels

Electric system

  • Certified systems
  • Emergency lights or fire exit directions

Services of the house

  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Access for the disabled
  • Garage / parking

Location and surroundings

  • City centre
  • Panoramic view
  • Archeologic area / near monuments
  • Near (within 10 mins) pubblic transports
  • Near (within 45 mins) train station / airport / port

Number of rooms

  • Total number of rooms: 5
  • Number of rooms with own bathroom inside the room (ensuite): 5

Size of rooms

  • Over 30 sqm

Bathroom facilities

  • Bathrooms restored in the last 5 years
  • Hair dryer
  • Monodose products

Room facilities

  • Children bed
  • TV
  • Mirror or luggage case
  • Fridge
  • Internet connection or telephone

Furnishing

  • Historic furniture
  • Terrace / balcony
  • 2 windows / panoramic view
  • Desk / table and chairs
  • Sofa / armchairs

Cleaning services

  • Daily

Services

  • Guides / maps / books available
  • Local events calendar
  • Discounts in local shops and restaurants for the guests

Holiday themes - the place

  • Arts town

Holiday themes - town size

  • Town - between 25.000 and 100.000 in.

Holiday themes - area features

  • Near monuments
  • Arts or archeologic area
  • Cultural events and arts exhibitions
  • Wine and food attractions area
  • Local crafts
  • Historic centre
  • Shopping area
  • Gardens and landscapes

Holiday themes - house features

  • Historic house
  • Fine design
  • Charm
  • Garden
  • Family
  • Business
  • Romantic atmosphere
Contact
from 260 € 1 night / 2 guests
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Area city center

Palazzo Castiglioni in Downtown in front of Palazzo Ducale
5 minutes Motorway Modena-Verona-Brennero: exit Mantova north.
Verona Airport 20 minutes - Verona Centre 20 minutes.
Lake Garda 30 minutes - Cremona 30 minutes
Milan 1 hour 30 minutes - Venice 1 hour 30 minutes.
By train: Roma - Verona: 2h 30m. Da Milano 1h 50m. Venezia 2h.

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