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Via La Dogana 12, 52044 La Dogana, Cortona Italy
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Travelers' Choice
The Relais La Corte Dei Papi is an original late 17 century family dwelling that has been lovingly restored to create a hotel that caters for our guests every wish. An oasis of tranquility and peace ideal for the discerning traveler who yearns for exquisite Tuscan food in an elegant, charming countryside residence. Situated between the beautiful hills that surround the famous historical town of Cortona made even more famous by the writer Frances Mayer in her book “Under the Tuscan Sun” The Relais La Corte Dei Papi provides its guests with classically stylish room and suites equipped with every amenity. The interior has been lovingly restored to its original splendor. Every room and suite is furnished with taste and discernment. The beautiful Spa Suites are dedicated to the balance and wellbeing of guests. A truly unique experience with every imaginable facility to enhance your relaxation, the spa comes to you in the privacy of your suite. The restaurant is housed in what was the originally the wine cellar of the house and it maintains the integrity of traditional Tuscan cooking. The kitchen recreates the delicate flavors of genuine Tuscan dishes with a modern twist. Every ingredient used in our kitchen is selected for its quality, freshness and flavor; this creates a special experience at every stage of your meal. Our Chef daily prepares everything fresh including, bread, pasta and desserts.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, German, Italian
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Josh B. wrote a review 21 May
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Wow. This place was incredible. Right when you walk in, David, the owner, greets you and sees you to your seat. He is extremely humble and proud of what he and his family have built at Relais La Corte Dei Papi. And rightfully so. The food at the restaurant is incredible. We got the house wine which is made at their vineyard, along with the scallops, which were incredible. After that, we got the Tomahawk steak, which was one of the best steaks we have ever had, and we are from Texas. After our dinner, David showed us around the compound because we stayed up the street, and wanted to show us the facility. Wow, I wish we had stayed here. The place is so well put together. David has put together a memorable place that I highly recommend for anyone.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
Kaylee S wrote a review 16 May
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My husband and I loved staying here for the Tuscany portion of our honeymoon! The grounds were stunningly beautiful, we loved our room (a private cottage converted from the former pig stables), and the restaurant was amazing! Everyone who worked there was so helpful and kind, and David even organized all of our activities for us. I’d highly recommend, especially for couples. They made us feel so special!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
Cohen Nitza wrote a review 5 May
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We had a wonderful stay in this charming hotel. The owner and the staff are very helpful. The food is extremely good.The surrounding very peaceful. We are looking forward to come again I am sure that i will come again to this lovely placev.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
Eli 7 wrote a review Apr 2022
Eilat, Israel102 contributions20 helpful votes
What more should you ask for in life when you have a peaceful and restful pleasure and this is exactly the experience that this magical place provides. In one of the most beautiful and special places in Tuscany lies this pearl. Just as if taken from the legends we stayed in a luxurious room / suite (call it what you will) luxurious and wonderful, the pictures speak for themselves how magical and special this place is. And on top of that we also celebrated a landmark in the evening at the wonderful and excellent restaurant. Thanks to the wonderful staff for the great and exceptional hospitality.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Make sure to use GPS guidelines as a lot of small roads and villages on the area, avoid to get lost.
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Ella R wrote a review Apr 2022
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We returned to Cortona and the relais this April as we should have had our wedding there a few years ago. The venue and rooms are amazing and David and his team can’t do enough for you. Would definitely recommend this amazing place to everyone!
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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US$214 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ItalyTuscanyProvince of ArezzoCortonaLa Dogana
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Frequently Asked Questions about Relais La Corte dei Papi
Which popular attractions are close to Relais La Corte dei Papi?
Nearby attractions include DelBrenna Jewelry (4.0 km), DelBrenna Jewelry (4.0 km), and Eremo Le Celle (4.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Relais La Corte dei Papi?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Relais La Corte dei Papi?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Relais La Corte dei Papi?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Relais La Corte dei Papi?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Relais La Corte dei Papi?
Conveniently located restaurants include Relais La Corte dei Papi, Sartù, and Cortona Bistrot.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Relais La Corte dei Papi?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Is Relais La Corte dei Papi located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 km away from the centre of La Dogana.
Are pets allowed at Relais La Corte dei Papi?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Relais La Corte dei Papi offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Relais La Corte dei Papi?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Italian.