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Villa Crespi

From $570 Night Italy, Novara, Orta San Giulio


Why so chic? Why our travel experts chose this hotel

  • 2-star Michelin restaurant

  • suite offering ayurveda treatments

  • stunning views

Chic Treats Only when you book with Chic

Visit to 2 Michelin star kitchen

Room upgrade (subject to availability)

Welcome drink

Overview

Villa Crespi Hotel sits quietly on the shores of Lake Orta in Piedmont, Italy. This enchanting Moorish villa is known worldwide for its exquisite 2 Michelin star food created by 'celebrity chef' Antonino Cannavacciuolo, author of 'I am boss in the kitchen' which was published in 2013. Antonino and his wife Cinzia have run the 14 room Villa Crespi since 1999 and soon after were awarded their first Michelin star.


Awards





2 Michelin Star Restaurant

Activities

Villa Crespi is just 45 minutes from Milan's airports and just an hour from the city centre. The promixity to Milan and Turin means there is plenty for you to see and do in the cities, and there are also places to visit closer to home.

Just 10 minutes walk from Villa Crespi is the village of Orta San Giulio, one of Italy's 100 most beautiful villages. As the seasons change throughout the year so do the colours of the village.

The UNESCO world heritage site Island of San Giulio is the only island on Lake Orta and as such is full of history and legends. It is worth a visit and a walk around St Giulio's church before treading the 'Walk of Silence' which takes you around the island.

Dining

Villa Crespi's restaurant has been award two Michelin stars, in recognition of the work of Chef Antonio Cannavacciuolo. Cannavacciuolo combines the traditional cooking of his Neapolitan upbringing with expert knowledge of local Piedmont produce to create a constantly shifting menu of delights.

Degustation menus are a special highlight of the restaurant and are perfectly complemented by the elegant dining rooms and veranda.

Facilities

air conditioning
bar
car parking
gardens
restaurant
spa treatment room
weddings
WiFi/Internet

Location



Address: Via Fava 18, Orta San Giulio, 28016 , Italy


Nearest airport:

The nearest airport is Milano Malpensa Airport, a 45-minute drive (Approximately 46.7km distance). Private transfer cost: Euro 120,00 per way for two people.


How to get there:

The motorways connecting the lake, cities and coast are:


l'A8 (Milano-Laghi), l'A26 towards the Liguria coast and the A4 (Milano-Torino).
From the Simplon: Domodossola, Gravellona Toce, Omegna, Orta San Giulio
From Saint Gotthard Pass: Locarno (CH), Verbania, Gravellona Toce, Omegna, Orta San Giulio
From Milan: Autostrada A26 exit at Arona, follow for Gozzano, Orta San Giulio
From Genoa: Autostrada A26 exit at Borgomanero, follow for Gozzano, Orta San Giulio

If you prefer the train, the station of Orta Miasino can be reached from Milan or Turin, changing train at either Novara or Arona. You can also ask us to get you permission to land with your helicopter a short distance from Villa Crespi, we will come and pick you up from your landing place.


Rooms

The 14 rooms & suites at Villa Crespi are spread across three floors of the villa and are kept immaculately by housekeeper Liliya. Furnished in 19th-century style the rooms are elegant and have some Arabesque features in the windows and doors.

The interiors throughout have a middle eastern feel, reflecting the Moorish style of the villa. Parquet floors, en-suite marble bathrooms and period antiques give the rooms a luxurious yet homely feel to them.

Classic room

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  • Max 2 persons

  • 1 Double bed
  • 22 m2
Amenities: balcony/terrace, bathrobe, cleaning equipment in the flat, cleaning equipment in the hotel, crib / cot, hypoallergenic pillows, premium movie channels, telephone, water kettle, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, bathtub, safety deposit box

The four Classic rooms, sleeping two, are spacious and lies on the third floor of the villa. They feature walls covered in antique pink silk, a large double bed, and elegant parquet flooring. The marble bathrooms have a tub. The rooms on this floor are the only ones in the villa which have a small terrace with a table and armchairs and a glimpse of the lake. You will also find a table and chairs in the bedroom, ideal for reading or writing at, for relaxing over a snack or breakfast served in the room.

Classic room

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Deluxe room

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  • Max 3 persons

  • 1 King bed
  • 26 m2
Amenities: bathrobe, child's bed, cleaning equipment in the flat, cleaning equipment in the hotel, crib / cot, extra bed linen available, garden view, hypoallergenic pillows, premium movie channels, rollaway bed, shower, telephone, water kettle, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, safety deposit box

The two deluxe rooms, sleeping three, are on the first and on the second floors of the villa. They feature red or gold silk walls and large double canopy bed with a superb parquet floor. The marble bathrooms have a shower and enjoys natural light. Overlooking the garden, the view is of the mature gardens and the lush countryside surrounding the villa. The table and chairs are ideal for a relaxing snack or breakfast in your room. An extra bed or cot can be added, on request, for our younger guests.

Deluxe room

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Junior Suite

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  • Max 3 persons

  • 1 Double bed
  • 30 m2
Amenities: bathrobe, child's bed, cleaning equipment in the flat, cleaning equipment in the hotel, crib / cot, extra bed linen available, family room, garden view, hypoallergenic pillows, premium movie channels, shower, telephone, water kettle, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, bathtub, safety deposit box

The two Junior Suites, sleeping three, are on the first and on the second floor of the villa with royal blue wall-coverings. They are L-shaped with a large double bed and the possibility to add an extra bed. They have a magnificent parquet floor and the marble bathrooms have a shower and enjoys natural light. On crossing the threshold of these suites one enters a small antecamera from which one accesses the bedroom through the door opposite or the bathroom through the door on the right. The four windows on two sides of the suites ensure a light and airy interior and a fine view of the gardens . These suites are ideal for family stays thanks to its shape, the long side of the L being ideal for the positioning of a single bed.

Junior Suite

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Executive Suite

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  • Max 3 persons

  • 1 King bed
  • 38 m2
Amenities: bathrobe, child's bed, cleaning equipment in the flat, cleaning equipment in the hotel, crib / cot, extra bed linen available, family room, hypoallergenic pillows, premium movie channels, rollaway bed, shower, telephone, water kettle, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, bathtub, safety deposit box

The two Executive Suites, sleeping up to three, are on the first and on the second floor of the villa. The gold-coloured wall coverings are a feature together with the large double canopy bed and magnificent parquet flooring. The elegant marble bathrooms have a large shower. South facing they enjoy a fine natural light which enters through the large windows of both the bedrooms and the bathrooms offering both a beautiful lake view and a view over the mature gardens surrounding the relais. The intricately decorated ceilings, doors and windows are arabesque in character following the style the whole villa was built in. In the suites, the typically Moorish arches make for an open division between the sleeping area and the sitting area, the latter having a coffee table and armchairs near the windows. An extra cotbed can be added on request.

Executive Suite

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Gold Master Suite

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  • Max 4 persons

  • 1 King bed
  • 47 m2
Amenities: bathrobe, child's bed, cleaning equipment in the flat, cleaning equipment in the hotel, crib / cot, extra bed linen available, family room, hairdryer, hypoallergenic pillows, premium movie channels, rollaway bed, shower, telephone, towels, water kettle, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, bathtub

The two gold Master Suites, sleeping up to four, are on the first and in the second floor of the villa. The walls are covered in antique gold silk. In both suites there is a large double canopy bed and magnificent parquet flooring. The marble bathrooms and the large showers are ideal for deep relaxation and regeneration. At sunset, when the sunlight reflects on the golden wall hangings, an atmosphere is created that is quite surreal, almost enchanted. The strong arabesque atmosphere of the Suites is due to two typically Moorish arches and the decorations on the ceilings. A lounge area in the suites is ideal for moments of relaxation and reading. Due to the spacious nature of the suites, it is ideal for stays for families and more than two people. It is possible to add an extra bed or cot on request.

Gold Master Suite

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Red Master Suite

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  • Max 4 persons

  • 1 King bed
  • 51 m2
Amenities: bathrobe, child's bed, cleaning equipment in the flat, cleaning equipment in the hotel, crib / cot, extra bed linen available, family room, hypoallergenic pillows, premium movie channels, rollaway bed, shower, telephone, water kettle, air conditioning, Wi-Fi/Internet, flat screen TV, mini bar, bathtub, safety deposit box

The two red Master Suites, sleeping up to four, are on the first and on the second floor of the villa. They both feature deep red silk wall coverings and a romantic atmosphere. At the entrance, before entering the suite itself, you access an anti-camera furnished with a console and mirror. The suites have a large double canopy bed and magnificent parquet flooring. At the foot of the bed is a large table which is ideal for a romantic aperitif or breakfast. Lighting is soft and warm thanks to numerous lamps of various kinds and sizes. South-facing, the suites enjoy plenty of light throughout the day from the 5 large windows offering an enchanting view of the lake and the surrounding countryside. A large Moorish arch which is reminiscent of the style the villa is built in separates the sleeping area from the lounge area with its sofa and armchairs. Moorish inspiration for the villa is also to be seen in the decorations on ceiling, windows and doors. Due to its generous proportions, the red Master Suites are also perfect for families or more than two people staying and extra beds or cots can be added, on request. The marble bathroom are particularly well-lit thanks to a large window with plenty of natural light pouring through it. There is also a large shower.

Red Master Suite

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Conditions

Payments policy

15% deposit will be taken at the time of booking.

Cancellation policy

If a cancellation is made on the day of arrival, or in the case of a no-show or early departure, 100% of the total price will be charged. If a cancellation is made within 4 days of the arrival date, 50% of the total price will be charged.

Why book with us?

Only the most chic

Each hotel selected for its unique charm and experience by Lulu the founder.

Chic Treats

Special benefits only guests booking through Chic Retreats obtain.

Price Match Promise

If you find your stay cheaper elswhere we will price match and give you £50 towards your next stay with us.

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