Low key, simple and charming, Castel Brando sits in the Cap Corse area of Corsica and is just 100m from the Mediterranean sea. This 19th-century mansion can be found in the village of Erbalunga, known in the travel industry as one of Corsica's most unspoilt spots and also as a retreat for many international celebrities. The main building of the hotel has the original thick stone walls and vaulted ceilings which are set against the ancient and traditional terracotta floors. Filled with antiques and 19th-century decorative pieces Castel Brando has a real sense of Corsican history. Sunny terraces, filled with birdsong lead you to the two swimming pools (one of which is heated) and the Jacuzzi and only a few steps away you can step into the historical village of Erbalunga itself and enjoy the bustling cafes, restaurants and little harbour. To help maintain the natural environment of Corsica Castel Brando have put into place eco-friendly measures throughout the hotel wherever possible.
A few minutes away by car is the ancient city of Bastia with its old port, alleys and citadel, it is a nice place to enjoy a stroll. Castel Brando is the perfect starting point to visit High-Corsica as it is only one hour from the Castagnicca region and two hours from the Balagne-Calvi & Ile Rousse region. Complimentary tennis is just 200 metres from Castel Brando and bicycles and kayaks can be hired on the beach. There are two pools (one is heated) to choose from both of which can be found in the middle of the park and the beach is just 100m from the hotel.
Breakfast is usually served on the patio or inner courtyard next to a magnificent 100-year old olive tree and pretty antique fountain.On cooler nights head indoors to the cosy library and enjoy a glass of wine or tea.
The simple, elegant rooms at Castel Brando all have a lovely airy Mediterranean feel to them and are decorated in pastel colours. All of them are air-conditioned and come with flat screen TVs with English channels. There is disabled access in two of the rooms which have been specifically designed for easy access and mobility. The rates at Castel Brando offer exceptional value for such a charming hotel so booking the best won't cost you a fortune! All of the rooms apart from the Charming Rooms have complimentary WiFi.
The " Charming " rooms are situated in the " Demeure" , in the Villa Rose or the Villa Jaune. These rooms are equipped with a queen size bed, have a flat-screen TV and free WIFI.
The superior rooms are spacious and all have a private balcony or terrace with a table and chairs. They all have a queen size bed, a flat-screen TV and free WIFI.They're situated in the "Villa Orangeraie."
The Privilege rooms are spacious and have a privative loggia with outdoorlounge. They have a queen size bed, a flat-screen TV. Privilege rooms have a view over Brando Valley and the swimming pool. All Privilege rooms have free wifi acces.
The "Suites Privilege" are situated in the restored " La Demeure " dating back to 1853. The suites are spacious with a separated living room and bedroom. All suites have flat-screen TVs and a spacious wardrobe. Suite Privilege rooms have free WIFI.
How to get there?
From city center of Bastia , follow indications to CAP CORSE (RD 80). Take RD 80 road in north direction to Erbalunga ( 10 km ). The hotel is cleary indicated, it is in the center of the village.
Nearest airport: Bastia Poretta Distance from nearest airport: 35 minutes
30% deposit is required at the time of booking.
Unless elsewhere specified, modifications are possible upon request. They are subject to availability and on the condition that the modified stay amount to a total equal or superior to the initial reservation amount. Cancellation of a reservation for which a 30% guarantee deposit has been paid; a cancellation fee is due. Its amount is equal to the guarantee deposit. For other types of reservations, including prepaid stays, a cancellation fee does apply. In case of cancellation, the deposit isn't refundable and the balance should be paid in case of late cancellation (less than 72 hours before your arrival) or no show. For early departures, occurring before the planned checkout date, the total amount of the initially planned stay will remain due to the hotel.
Check-in: we do our best to make rooms available as early as possible; however, we cannot guarantee room check-in before 3PM. According to French law and generally accepted practices, check-in is subject to the presentation of valid ID and Credit Card. Checkout: rooms must be vacated by Noon.
Early check-in: no
Late check-out: no
Pets are admitted only upon request, provided their weight is under 10kgs. According to French law, pets cannot access the hotel's swimming pool. They must remain under the control of their owner at all times.
one of the best locations in Corsica and amazing value
Please note: rates indicate FROM price for the given period and may differ for higher number of visitors. Rates currency is EUR.
Rates at Castel Brando are per room per night, breakfast is EUR13.50 per person. An extra bed can be requested in Superior rooms only. This is EUR 15 per night for children under 12 years old or EUR 30 per night for children over 12 years old and adults.
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