Why so chic?

Why travel experts chose this hotel
  • Authentic agriturismo experience

  • Tastefully restored and decorated

  • Organic olive oil produced on site

Chic Treats

Only when you book with Chic

Room upgrade (subect to availability)

Early check-in/late check-out (subject to availability)

Bottle of the hotel's olive oil

  • Overview

    Set among 12,000 olive trees, Borgo della Marmotta is a 17th-century hamlet and boutique hotel in Umbria. Under the same ownership as Villa della Genga, Borgo della Marmotta has recently been restored to its original condition.

    The old square, stables, mill and granary have been given a whole new lease of life as an authentic agriturismo farm experience in Italy. The agriturismo has 11 rooms and 7 apartments, as well as stunning views of the Spoleto valley.


    Major tourist destinations such as the ancient towns and villages of Trevi, Assisi and Perugia are all nearby. In June, Spoleto holds a music and opera festival, and in autumn, truffle hunting is very popular.

    For those wanting to keep fit, there is a gym, a sauna (available on reservation) and a swimming pool with a view of the fields (the pool is open from May - October). Yoga and pilates classes can also be arranged on request.

    The hotel can also organise cookery classes for groups of up to 20, along with horse riding, cycling and treks. If you fancy a cosy night in, guests are welcome to borrow books and DVDs from the library. 

    Borgo della Marmotta runs an olive tree adoption scheme where, for a fee, you can take a tree under your wing. In return, receive a regular supply of delicious olive oil. In order to decide which tree to adopt, take a tour of the family’s olive oil factory, and learn more about the production process.


    Breakfast is a delicious, mostly homemade feast of sweet croissants and jams, cold cuts and cheeses. In true agriturismo fashion, enjoy your meal in the old pen, which has stone walls overlooking the garden.

    No dinner is served here but the friendly owners are more than happy to recommend restaurants nearby.

  • Facilities

    car parking

    child friendly


    gym/fitness room


    swimming pool



    24-hour front-desk
  • Location

    Fraz. Poreta, poreta 06049 Spoleto, Umbria, Italy

    Nearest airport

    Perugia Airport is a 35 minute drive by car (48km).

  • Rooms
    Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
    Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)

    Although it is an agriturismo farm experience in Italy, Borgo della Marmotta is really a country boutique hotel with 18 rooms including 7 suites, all of which blend modern design details with original architecture. Some rooms have canopy four-poster beds, while others come with pastel linens that reflect the colour of the curtains and armchairs. Careful attention to detail can be found in everything from the lighting to the natural materials. Choose between classic and superior rooms or apartments, which each have a living room and kitchenette, and can sleep up to 4 people (several of the apartments can also be joined together if you are a larger group).

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  • Conditions
    Payments policy

    Credit card details: the guest pays nothing to secure the booking. Credit card details are held in case of cancellation

    Cancellation policy

    If a cancellation is made less than three days before the date of arrival, the first night of the stay is charged.
    In the event of a no show, the total amount of the stay is charged.

    Check-in/check-out policy

    Check-in: from 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm
    Check-out: before 11.00 am

    Check-in time: 14:00

    Check-out time: 11:00

    Early check-in: no

    Late check-out: no

    Pets policy

    Animals allowed on request. Fee is $55



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


Special benefits only guests booking through Chic Retreats obtain.


If you find your stay cheaper elsewhere we will give you £50 towards your next stay with us.

Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)



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Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
Opening Hours 08.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)