Relais Ortaglia

Relais Ortaglia

Str. Per Pienza, 29 Now At Podere Val Dorcia - Via Val D'orcia - Sarteano, 53045, Montepulciano Italy
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WE HAVE MOVED...Relais Ortaglia NOW at Podere Val D'Orcia:

A luxurious boutique hotel nestled in the heart of Val D'Orcia, now the number one Boutique Hotel.

Recently relocated, this gem is endorsed by travel expert Rick Steves. Boasting 12 opulent suites, a Tuscan kitchen, and an Equestrian Center, guests indulge in Jacuzzis, ATV adventures, and breathtaking hot air balloon rides with panoramic views of the Val D'Orcia, Radicofani, and Monte Amiata.

Immerse yourself in nature within a 10,000-tree olive grove. Rated highly on TripAdvisor, Sandy and Phil eagerly await your arrival at this enchanting destination.

https://poderevaldorcia.com/en/sandy-and-phil-at-podere-val-dorcia

Sandy@PodereValDorcia.com

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Car hire
Parking
Wifi
Yoga classes
Personal trainer
Sauna
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Poolside bar
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Horseback riding
Bicycle tours
Patio
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Taxi service
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Foot massage
Full body massage
Massage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Minibar
Extra long beds
Bidet
Bathrobes
Private balcony
Seating area
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Refrigerator
Electric blanket
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Mountain view
City view
Landmark view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Italian
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Nestled in the heart of Tuscany, Relais Ortaglia is a luxurious retreat that earns rave reviews for its amenities, including a picturesque pool and gourmet breakfasts. Guests have called out the value provided by the serene garden and inviting pool, enhancing the Tuscan experience. With its prime location, the hotel boasts stunning views and is ideal for exploring nearby towns. Service at Relais Ortaglia is highly acclaimed for its warm hospitality and personalized touch, making guests feel like family. Reviewers also laud the spacious, beautifully decorated rooms that blend modern amenities with authentic Tuscan charm.
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Samantha S wrote a review Aug 2022
Vicenza, Italy
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Rolling hills, beautiful skies, amazing food and wine, refreshing pool oasis…what more could you ask for?!

Relais Ortaglia delivers on all of this. From the moment you arrive to this historic farm turned into villa, you feel as though you have stepped back in time. Sandy and Phil greet you with smiles, and a couple woofs from friendly Cooper, and you are taken on a tour of the property, showing you all the amenities available for use during your stay. Just on the outskirts of Montepulciano, there is much to explore. Whether it is historic sites, amazing wineries, horseback riding, cheese tasting, and more, there is no shortage of things to see and do. For those wanting to relax, the infinity pool was a welcome oasis during the summer heat. We also enjoyed the covered seating area during a brief afternoon thunderstorm. When it is time for bed, our room was well appointed, with a super comfortable bed and two different pillow types, which is a huge bonus for us. Comfort and modern amenities in a historic location is not easy to pull off. My husband and I enjoyed the variety of beverages available, including a self-serve coffee/tea bar and even digestivos to enjoy at the end of the night. And let us not forget about the breakfasts!! To say this is a typical BnB would be an understatement. Sandy is up early preparing an array of scrumptious breakfast items I have never experienced anywhere else. Fresh baked muffins, homemade focaccia, refreshing fruit and eggs from their own chickens, plus they have their own honey and olive oil too! All of it was amazing and they always work hard to ensure they bring the very best to what they provide to their guests. Overall, you can see the care taken by Sandy and Phil, from the fresh flowers in the rooms, to the bath products, cleanliness, and delicious food, their location is the total package for a magical Tuscan getaway. Thank you, Sandy and Phil!
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from SANDRA FERRETTI, General Manager at Relais Ortaglia
Responded 01 Sept 2022
Dear Sam, Thank you so much for your beautiful review. We loved have you and Greg again here for the long weekend.. I sincerely appreciate that you love all of our hard work and details. I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us - as always we love spedning time with you We are counting the days until you return! XOXO See you in Tuscany! Sandy & Phil & Cooper
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Barley wrote a review Jul 2020
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed here for only 1 night in 2019, so decided to come back for 5 nights, a vacation within our vacation. Phil and Sandy are wonderful hosts along with Cooper, their standard poodle. Sandy will make dinner reservations and arrange any other activity for their guests.

While Tuscany is best with a car, we travel by train or other public transportation. At Sandra’s suggestion we took a taxi to/from the Chiusi train station for €50 each way. We walked into Montepulciano a few times. But the best part of our stay was walking through the vineyards, hanging out by the pool, and the 4th of July dinner celebration with other Americans living in Italy.

Breakfast under the grapevine arbor was awesome. Sandy is a great cook, and these were the best breakfasts on our two week trip.

If you are looking for the perfect Tuscany stay in a 400 year old villa, this is it. Guaranteed this will be a very memorable part of your vacation.
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Date of stay: July 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: We had room on 2nd floor. Even though temps in the 90s, no need for AC.
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Response from SANDRA FERRETTI, Owner at Relais Ortaglia
Responded 13 Aug 2020
Dear Karen, We loved having you and Tom and Barley here twice! Thank you for all of your kind words. We cannot wait to have you back... Cheers! Sandy and Phil and Cooper
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KerE wrote a review Jun 2022
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We had an amazing stay here at Relais Ortaglia. The beautiful vistas, amazing food, charming hosts and attention to detail allowed one to relax and truly take in this lovely area of Italy. Sandy, Phil and Cooper tailor everything to your needs. Not only do they know great places to eat, visit and explore - they've been there themselves so can give you a balanced, detailed, first hand account. They have explored and immersed themselves in the area in which they live and that shows as they help you make your stay the best it can be.The group bbq was fun, rooms are clean, well-designed and comfortable and quiet. Little details are noticeable like the fact they have rewired to include USB charging which will make it easier to power up your devices after a day of taking pictures. The food was fabulous each morning at breakfast and they will take your dietary restrictions or preferences into account. If you are wanting to leave the car behind and are into walking it's not a bad journey into Montepulciano itself. Once you are done the 10 minutes along the road you can turn down the lovely, cypress lined lane to San Biaggio church. From there its a hike uphill to Montepulciano itself. There are some lovely spots to take in the surrounding countryside as you catch your breath. It was so pleasant. When you get back there is always coffee, tea available or cold beverages in your room. They have created many areas where one can relax. Even with a full house you can find privacy if you want it but there are also plenty of places to sit and chat with fellow travellers if you so desire. There is a reason this is a popular place and destination. But truly, beyond the place itself, Relais Ortaglia rises above because of Sandy, Phil & Cooper. There are people who are hosts, who give great service and care to their customers. And there are Sandy & Phil who exude a genuine interest and caring for everyone who stays with them. You feel like friends at the end of a stay, you'll want to come back.🥰
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Response from SANDRA FERRETTI, General Manager at Relais Ortaglia
Responded 19 Jul 2022
Dear Kerri, Thank you so much for your Amazing review.We were quite impressed with your walking everywhere! We were so proud of you...Grazie mille for taking note of all of the special touches we have added to help our guests enjoy a luxurious stay in our 450 year old villa.We fully enjoyed our Tuscan BBQ with you.We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us! We are counting the days until you return! XOXO See you in Tuscany! Sandy & Phil & Cooper
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Mary M wrote a review Oct 2022
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Relais Ortaglia is in a lovely setting with views of olive orchards, vineyards, the Church of St. Sebastian and the walled city of Montepulciano. It is well maintained with the owners, Sandy and Phil, constantly making improvements. Interestingly, we learned that the Italian government de dudes the date at which the owners can turn the heat on. This year it was not until November. Normally that would not be a problem, but the 5 days that we stayed were mostly chilly and rainy and a little heat would have been nice. Of course there was nothing that Sandy and Phil could do about government policy, but a bit of a fire in the deep fireplace of the gathering area in the evening would have been nice. But maybe I am just more susceptible to cold than most.
The main structure housing the guest rooms dates back 400 years and has been lovingly and tastefully decorated by Sandy. There is a plethora of reading material and photo books about the area available to guests. But the best information comes from Sandy and Phil themselves who have meticulously researched the area and are happy to share their information with all. They are very familiar with the diverse variety of attractions that the region offers, can give you detailed directions and even make the reservations for you and then text you the confirmation. Wonderful!!
The property outside the main building is also well maintained. They have taken pains to place several comfortable seating areas at various points about the property. Local wine is available for sale at reasonable prices and wine glasses are provided.
The best feature may be the food. Breakfast is delicious and the presentation is lovely. Don’t pass up the chance for the Tuscan Barbecue if it is offered: a very fun evening and well worth the price.
And, of course, there is Cooper, the red standard Poodle, who is the unofficial ambassador for Relais Ortaglia and everyone’s new best friend.
I have only 1 caution: Be sure to let Sandy know in advance if you have any food allergies or intolerances. We neglected to mention that my husband is gluten free which made Sandy’s delicious focaccia and muffins off limits to him. Had she known in advance she would have be3n able to easily adapt.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from SANDRA FERRETTI, General Manager at Relais Ortaglia
Responded 01 Nov 2022
Dear Mary, Thank you so much for your beautiful review. We loved have you and both here for your delayed Italy Vacation! I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us - The BBQ is a great time for everyone and its our pleasure to spend time with our guests to get to know them. We are thrilled you enjoyed all of our reading materials and took advantage of our local connections and expertise. Unfortunately we do not control the weather or the laws that governing heating and using our natural resources here in Tuscany to be Sustainable and Eco Friendly... I am so glad that our electric mattress pads were warming and comforting during the cooler nights. We are counting the days until you return to Relais Ortaglia. XOXO See you in Tuscany! Sandy & Phil & Cooper
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Cathy C wrote a review Sept 2022
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My husband and I stayed at Relais Ortaglia for a week in July and had the pleasure of meeting Sandy & Phil.

The property was just perfect. The grounds are beautifully maintained, has a fabulous pool and Is nicely positioned in an area in Tuscany that's in the center of nearby attractions. *You most definitely need to rent a car or hire a chauffeur as taxis and Ubers are not available.

We stay in the San Donato room as it had a private entrance with an outdoor terrace with a view of the rolling hills and vineyard. The room was just beautiful and Sandy & Phil keep everything on point.

Each morning Sandy & Phil prepare a delicious and creative farm to table breakfast accompanied with fresh juices and your choice of Italian or American coffee.

During our stay we went truffle hunting (thank you Paolo), horseback riding, made homemade gnocchi in cooking class (with the truffles the dogs found), visited countless vineyards, did yoga on the property, and went to a fabulous nearby spa. I also enjoyed a nice run in the mornings up the hill through the vineyard.

We also were introduced to Francesco Maramai, a wonderful person and a passionate sommelier in Montepulciano and joined his Perbacco wine club.

Lastly, we enjoyed the property so much that we did spend a full day at Relais, swimming & chatting with other guests poolside. We also enjoyed a bottle of wine watching the sunset on the most adorable swing & Adirondack chairs that Sandy has perfectly situated!

Sandy & Phil, it was our pleasure meeting you and Looking forward to our next visit soon 😃
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from SANDRA FERRETTI, General Manager at Relais Ortaglia
Responded 10 Sept 2022
Dear Cathy, We are so happy you enjoyed the amazing San Donato Suite! Thank you so much for noticing all of the details we have worked so hard to procure here at Relais Ortaglia… We are super happy that you enjoyed all of the amazing activites here in the area and had a relaxing day at the pool… We have hand-picked restaurants and excursions that are fun and easy… We loved getting to know you both during your 10 days with us and are counting the days until you return! Cheers, SANDY and PHIL and Cooper
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Samantha S wrote a review Sept 2021
Vicenza, Italy
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My husband and I had the pleasure of staying at Relais Ortaglia in early September for a three-night getaway. This villa has the historic charm we look for when staying in Tuscany, dating back to the 17th century. We checked in around 4pm and were upon arrival by Cooper, their poodle, who is adorable! Sandy was also their and showed us to our room and where to park. She then took us to our room, which was updated to bring a modern touch to bathrooms and an amazing night’s sleep on the quality mattresses, without taking away from the historic charm. Air conditioning was available, though we did not need it with the wonderful breeze that came through our windows. Sandy and Phil do not miss the details, such as fresh flowers in the rooms, Aveda toiletry items, a fully stocked mini-bar and excellent wine selection, making our stay even more special.
Outside of the rooms, we enjoyed their beautiful infinity pool that overlooks Tuscan vineyards, allowing for a truly relaxing and rejuvenating experience. There are wooden swing sets and comfy outdoor loungers for guests to enjoy, with different views around the hillside, including Montepulciano up on the hillside. We took advantage of those each afternoon and evening during our stay.
To top this all off, the breakfasts are more than we could have ever imagined. Sandy hand bakes everything served and uses the freshest and seasonal ingredients, adding high quality touches to each meal. We enjoyed onion and bacon quiche, cherry tomato focaccia, berry muffins, and fresh fruit, to name a few. We also booked the Tuscan BBQ, which we enjoyed for dinner one night at sunset. The meat was fresh from their local butcher and grilled perfectly by Phil. Sandy prepared a fresh salad, the famous Tuscan beans, potatoes, and topped it off with a tasty apple cake and gelato.
Most importantly to us, Sandy and Phil provided a multitude of activity suggestions, such as winery tours, cheese farm, horseback riding, and bike tours, to dining opportunities, and event made the reservations for us. This saved us the time of having to research ourselves and did not have to worry about any potential language barrier.
Overall, Sandy and Phil’s villa is spectacular, not only for the views, food, and comfort, but for the care that the hosts took in making our stay relaxing, fun, and one of a kind. Do not miss out on this gem just outside of Montepulciano. Thank you for everything!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Tuscan BBQ is amazing and worth the additional cost. Highly recommend the horseback riding and...
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Response from SANDRA FERRETTI, General Manager at Relais Ortaglia
Responded 07 Jun 2022
Dear Sam, Thank you so much for your beautiful review. We loved have you and Greg here for your 3rd visit to Relais Ortaglia B&B. I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us! We are so happy that we have found you and are very lucky to call you our FRIENDS. Lets start planning the next visit. We are counting the days until you return! XOXO See you in Tuscany! Sandy & Phil & Cooper
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Jim R wrote a review May 2022
Gulfport, Mississippi
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Our stay in April at Relais Orteglia was MAGNIFICO. Sandi and Phil were wonderful hosts who treated us more like family than guests in their farmhouse. They reviewed our itinerary and guided us in making the right decisions about where to go and what to do without being over extended. They knew how much time it took to get to sites and what amount of time to allow for a pleasant visit. They also made reservations and arranged transportation. Our schedule was adapted for weather changes and that day's energy level. Activities that we wouldn't have considered booking turned out to be some of our most memorable experiences. These included a Truffle hunting trip, a working farm visit with an explanation of pecorino cheese production, and cooking classes with regional chefs.

Our accommodations were spacious, attractively furnished, and spotless. Sandi's green thumb was evident in the cheerful flowers throughout the landscape. When my wife's love of peonies was mentioned to Sandi , a bouquet of gorgeous pink ones from her garden appeared in our room. Daily breakfasts were cleverly and artistically presented and so very scrumptious. Phil thoughtfully customized our coffee requests. The location provides an ideal Tuscan view amongst vineyards in a valley beneath the walled city of Montepulciano. Seeing the daily hopping of deer through the vineyards added to our Tuscan experience. Without reservation, my wife and I highly recommend Relais Orteglia.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from SANDRA FERRETTI, General Manager at Relais Ortaglia
Responded 23 May 2022
Thank you so much for the beautiful review! We love when our guests appreciate all of the time and effort we put into every single detail here to make your vacations magical… We are counting the days until you return to Relais Ortaglia as part of our extended family! See you in tuscany… Cheers, SANDY and PHIL and Cooper
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Mari D wrote a review Nov 2022
3.0 of 5 bubbles
The location is beautiful and you will see beautiful sunsets, breakfast was very good as well what we didn't enjoy was the hospitality shown to us by Sandy for some reason unknown to us she was not very friendly, did not follow up on horse riding booking that she herself said had to be reserved through her, she had an attitude when my husband drove the rental car up the driveway to place luggage in and responded to him....you couldn't walk up? Mind you he has health issues she knew about...bottom line...you will read many great reviews and yes the place is nice the room we stayed in was ok the bed was not as comfortable as I thought it would have been but ok, bathroom was very nice, fresh flowers would have been nice we had the same ones the entire week dying and if you want to swim in October be aware the pool is extremely cold not heated and unfortunately no air ballooning, those bbq shown on their web page is a hefty Xtra charge and minimum 4 people. Would I return? To Tuscany yes! To this BB no.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from SANDRA FERRETTI, General Manager at Relais Ortaglia
Responded 03 Nov 2022
Dear Maria & Jorge, Thank you for taking the time to review us and our property. We are so happy you loved being in Tuscany and are planning to come back– we were thrilled to have you here.I am devasted you did not have a magical week like we have been planning for the past 2 years.  I am quite surprised as our interactions for 8 days while you were here were quite pleasant as I recall. As with all reservations we send out our complementary 5-page experience planning PDF of “Sandy & Phil’s Favorite things to do in Tuscany!” when you make your reservation to help preplan your time in Montepulciano as activities and reservations book up weeks and months in advance during high season. Since we had over two years to book all activities and your car rental, I was confident that upon your arrival - your week would have been solidified apart from some meals.·       Ballooning:   I sincerely apologize that you did not get to go ballooning with our regular company who takes off from our property as they have had pilot licensing issues due to Brexit but will be back next May – They informed us April of this year and we updated our website and PDF with this information immediately.… This is indicated on our website, as well as, communicated in our PDF that this activity must be booked 6-12 months in advance and not upon check in. Our alternative company in Florence only does private ballooning from our property and was not available last minute to book when you arrived.·       Pool & Swimming:  Your visit to us was for 7 nights October 14 – 21. The average fall temperatures during your visit were 73F high to nightly lows of 53F.  Because our Latitude is for the most part the same as Boston USA but 900 feet above sea level our pool season is comfortably the summer months and if we are lucky spanning into the early weeks of September..  In all our years travelling to Italy we have never found a heated pool that is not connected to a hot springs spa as Italy is a very eco-conscious country and heating a pool is not in line with that mentality.  We are truly sorry you did not get to swim as planned.·       Talosa Room Décor & Bed:  We are so happy you loved the bathroom - We just finished extensive bathroom renovations and room décor with all “new” XL King Size beds with the 5-star gold standard of Sealy Hotel Deluxe posture Tech Coil mattress with 4-inch Memory Foam Toppers, in addition we offer 4 types of premium pillows for our back and side sleepers, 4 zone electric heated mattress pads and 1000 white on white stripe organic thread count sheets. We love our new custom mango wood canopy bed with matching nightstands. I am sorry you did not feel the beds were the best – as we often get told they are our guests best night sleep ever.·       Horseback Riding:  You did mention to me upon arrival that you wanted to do this activity. I was happy to book it for you.  You were so busy the entire time you were here you never told me one morning at breakfast that you were ready to fit it into your day. I was waiting for your request. ·       Car Rental:  The only time I may have been short and curt with my communication was upon your arrival into Montepulciano when I was asked to help arrange a taxi and or bus to help you arrive here for your 7-day vacation when I was under the impression that you had rented a car per our emils.  Because of the crazy season we had I wanted to manage your expectations and help you have a stress-free time in Tuscany.  When you decided last minute to cancel the car rental it was quite stressful all around to get your transportation needs for 7 days taken care of.   Once we got you a car, all was back in order.·       BBQ: Our BBQ is an add on experience that most of our guests choose to add on at 100€ per person.  This is not dinner out at a local Trattoria but a 4–5-hour experience that takes us 3 hours to prep and clean up.  We do have a 4-person minimum for this as it is time and labor intensive. From May to September, we had about 2 – 10 person BBQs a week weather permitting and guest sign ups meeting our minimum participation.  This activity is on our PDF of things to do, and we usually start taking sign-ups 6-12 months out. In October this activity gets more difficult with the weather and early sunsets which is why its weather permitting.  Here is the activity description, I’m sure you’d agree it’s a great value:·       Traditional Tuscan BBQ in the Vineyards at Relais Ortaglia:Sandy & Phil welcome you to Relais Ortaglia - their Villa in the Montepulciano Countryside for a Traditional Tuscan BBQ on their panoramic BBQ Infinity deck in the vineyard with stunning views of Monte Amiata (our ancient volcano)!  Our scrumptious private dinner will consist of multiple courses, with a bottle of red included (of course you can purchase more from our wine menu). The menu is subject to change with the seasons and what is fresh daily.  A traditional BBQ of course has Bistecca Fiorentina cooked over an open flame to a perfect rare presentation; we also grill sausages, pork, chicken, and all the vegetables growing in our garden, as well as some famous Tuscan sides including Tuscan beans and roasted rosemary potatoes and let’s not forget dessert!  Plus, Italian coffee and some of our very own Nocino (a homemade walnut liquor from Relais Ortaglia’s organic walnut trees)!  Dinners are from min. 4-10 people, dinnertime by reservation in the vineyard, around 3.5 hours - as long it takes to sit, MANGIA! & Enjoy the meal. - €100pp  Jorge & Maria - We pour our hearts and souls to providing the best hospitality and best experiences to make most memoriable vacation for our guests.  I sincerely wanted you to have a trip of a lifetime – I am heartbroken that you did not.   Warmest regards, Sandy & Phil & Cooper
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Liga S wrote a review Jul 2021
Maidstone, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Our stay at Relais Ortaglia was an experience we will cherish for ever. We spent our wedding anniversary here and could not have made a better choice. Sandy and Phil made us feel right at home. They clearly are passioned about what they do and it shows in every little detail at their b&b. They took care of everything; our dinner and local experience bookings, cooked mouthwatering breakfast every morning, and ensured we had whatever we needed during our stay. Our room was tastefully decorated, full with personal touches, quiet and very comfortable. Relais Ortaglia is conveniently located near Montepulciano, multiple wineries, and other small businesses, but at the same time it is in a quiet, secluded area where we were able to completely disconnect and relax by the pool. We can’t recommend this b&b highly enough. Thank you for the memories!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from SANDRA FERRETTI, General Manager at Relais Ortaglia
Responded 12 Aug 2021
Dear Liga, Thank you so much for this awesome review! It is very special to us when our guests recognize how passionate we are about our work… We love sharing Italy and Tuscany with our guests. We are so happy that you were able to enjoy some time in nature and the pool! We are counting the days until you return… Cheers, SANDY and PHIL and Cooper
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Vsit wrote a review Apr 2022
Chicago, Illinois
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
My husband and I recently stayed at Relais Ortaglia with Sandy, Phil and Cooper. It was hands down our favorite accommodation on our two week Italy trip and we are already planning our return!
Sandy was quick to respond with any questions I had before our stay and made sure our days were filled with fun activities in the area along with great dinner recommendations. Sandy even upgraded our room due to a booking cancelation and offered to let us stay an extra day.
The location of the bnb was excellent - close to the town of Montepulciano, we were able to walk into town one day. It is also driving distance to Pienza and Siena for fun day trips.
Each morning started with a cappuccino and excellent brunch freshly prepared by Sandy and the evening ended with wine on the swinging chairs overlooking the vineyards. We slept soundly in our king bed with comfortable mattress, pillows and comforter. I can’t forget to mention the warm baths in the claw foot tub 🥰
It was such a treat to be treated like family in one of the most magical places in Italy. Treat yourself to an experience of a lifetime here, it’s worth every penny. Thank you Sandy, Phil and Cooper!!
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from SANDRA FERRETTI, General Manager at Relais Ortaglia
Responded 15 Apr 2022
Ciao from Tuscany… Thank you so much for your beautiful and amazing review… We are so appreciative of all the kind things you have said. It is our pleasure to make sure that everyone stay is magical here at Relais Ortaglia! We are so glad you want to return… We are counting the days until we see you again at Relais Ortaglia! Cheers, SANDY and PHIL and Cooper
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SANDRA FERRETTI asked a question Jan 2024
Montepulciano, Italy770 contributions112 helpful votes
Does the hotel offer laundry & dry-cleaning services from a local source in town?
Answer from SANDRA FERRETTI
Montepulciano, Italy770 contributions112 helpful votes
Yes, of course. We have a service in town for laundry and dry cleaning needs. Most items returned in 24 hours with a very reasonable cost and high level of skill.
Answer from Julie F
1 contribution
We stayed here in August, and didn't rent a car. We decided to rent e-bikes, which were dropped off at Ortaglia for us, and we rode them through a couple towns. Multepulciano looks farther than it really is, we took the bikes there as well for dinner, and it took like 10 minutes. The e-bikes were great for helping us up those steep hills. It was fantastic. You could probably walk too it would take a bit longer but still easily done.
Gabri Goldfinger asked a question Dec 2015
64 contributions13 helpful votes
Per capodanno fate anche il cenone??? Grazie.
Sergey P asked a question Nov 2015
Province of Palermo, Italy5 contributions1 helpful vote
Se sono ammessi i cani tipo Lessi.
Answer from SANDRA FERRETTI
Montepulciano, Italy770 contributions112 helpful votes
Ciao. We have a dog so unfortunately there are no others allowed. Grazie
Lindsey A wrote a tip Dec 2023
Los Angeles, California1 contribution1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Be sure to rent a car - you'll want one to explore the area around Relais Ortaglia!"
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lawrence A wrote a tip Dec 2023
Florida6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Best to rent a car or hire a driver recommended to us by our hosts"
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Nicole R wrote a tip Dec 2023
Evans2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Whatever you do, do NOT skip the breakfast! "
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Climber779210 wrote a tip Nov 2023
2 contributions2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Make sure you stay here ... you will be beyond thrilled!!!"
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Jim D wrote a tip Nov 2023
Coconut Creek, Florida16 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Book well in advance and pick the cooler weather - spring or fall, it really doesn't matter."
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PRICE RANGE
R 11,459 - R 11,623 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalyTuscanyProvince of SienaMontepulciano
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Relais Ortaglia
Which popular attractions are close to Relais Ortaglia?
Nearby attractions include Bottega del Rame (1.6 km), Porta della Cavina (1.9 km), and MAC Museo Archeologico Chianciano Terme (5.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Relais Ortaglia?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Relais Ortaglia?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Relais Ortaglia?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a poolside bar, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Relais Ortaglia?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Relais Ortaglia?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Vineria Di Montepulciano, Poderuccio, and La Schiaccia Dell'opio.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Relais Ortaglia?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Relais Ortaglia?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Relais Ortaglia?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Historic Centre of the City of Pienza (6.9 km), Corso il Rossellino (6.9 km), and Palazzo Comunale di Pienza (6.9 km).
Does Relais Ortaglia have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.
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