Castello Dal Pozzo

Italian Lake District, Italy

Discover Castello Dal Pozzo, a charming palace hotel, historical castle and romantic stable renowned among the best resort hotels. Perched atop a hill with breathtaking panoramic views of Lake Maggiore, our award-winning country estate is a destination where the exceptional occurs every day.

The history of Castello Dal Pozzo is as storied and unique as its luxurious surroundings, gourmet restaurant and resort-style amenities. Our romantic 18th-century castle was originally built by the Visconti family and later owned by the Dal Pozzo family for six generations. While decorated with lavish chandeliers, sumptuous drapes and fabrics and fine crystal stemware, our 45-room boutique hotel feels more like a private residence with a 5 star luxury hotel.

Whether you’ve come for a wedding, corporate event, honeymoon, anniversary celebration or weekend getaway, Castello Dal Pozzo offers a setting of unparalleled exclusivity, intimacy and elegance. Just 2 kilometres from Lake Maggiore, 29 kilometres from Malpensa international Airport and 60 kilometres from Milan.

A perfect combination of age old elegance and modern comfort that cater to the needs of today’s traveller. The in-house catering service is coordinated by the Executive Chef, who majestically combines the originality of modern cuisine with the excellence of traditional local dishes.

This magnificent backdrop to a thousand years of history is an authentic corner of England. The architecture and accompanying park represent one of the purest representations of the Victorian era. In fact English art experts defined the architecture of the Stately Home as one of the purest re-interpretations of neo- Gothic Tudor existing in Italy.

Set as a jewel in the delicate filigree work of the surrounding English gardens, the Stately Home offers the most exclusive and unique setting for any event. Excellent in-house dining combined with attentive hospitality and impeccable service ensure the success of every special occasion, ably overseen by our professional and courteous staff. The 18th Century Palazzo, situated just across from the Stately Home, adds an additional component to the already wide range of different solutions for all events and stays.

Built by the Visconti d’Aragona family, the luxury Palazzo offers the perfect combination of age old elegance and modern facilities throughout. The Palazzo is the perfect setting for a relaxing stay in the thirty bedrooms, full of charm, whilst the excellent selection of dishes and traditional specialities offered by the restaurant “Le Fief” complement the atmosphere of wellbeing. The Palazzo has versatile spaces for MICE activities (auditorium capacity of more than 300 people and 8 smaller meeting rooms) as well as a prestigious Ballroom for Gala events

The 18th Century Palazzo, residence of the last of the Visconti d’Aragona family, the Marquis Alberto, has recently been restored as a luxury boutique Hotel. The 30 elegantly appointed bedrooms are designed to offer the maximum comfort.

Every room is individually decorated and equipped to the highest standard and the following specifications are in all our rooms: Minibar, electronic personal safe, TV SAT, DVD player, telephone, air conditioning, comfortable working desk, high speed WIFI internet access, bathrooms in marble, range of guest accessories, hairdryer, fluffy bathrobes and slippers.

A further 8 bedrooms are available in the Castello itself. They offer a judicious mix of original Victorian furnishings on loan from the Dal Pozzo collection with today’s modern technological facilities.

Palazzo

Deluxe: The classical furnishings exemplify the style of the Lakeside Residences of the Victorian era, with all modern facilities incorporated, including a functional working desk and free Wi Fi Internet access. The minibar is stocked with luxury snacks and sweets. The rooms are available in a choice of floorings: either wall to wall non-allergenic carpeting or parquet. Prints and pictures on loan from the family collection decorate the walls. Egyptian cotton sheets and comfortable beds ensure a good night’s rest. The bathrooms in marble offer bath and stand-alone rain shower in a wet zone. Fluffy towelling dressing gowns and a wide range of toiletries and accessories.

Junior Suite: Large, well-appointed rooms of up to 40sqmts furnished in a variety of elegant colours, the Suites offer every comfort. The classical furnishings exemplify the style of the Lakeside Residences of the Victorian era, with all modern facilities incorporated, including a functional working desk and free Wi Fi Internet access. The minibar is stocked with luxury snacks and sweets. The rooms are available in a choice of floorings: either wall to wall non-allergenic carpeting or parquet. Prints and pictures on loan from the family collection decorate the walls. Egyptian cotton sheets and comfortable beds ensure a good night’s rest. The bathrooms, in marble offer both bath and stand-alone rain shower.in a wet zone. Fluffy towels and a wide range of toiletries and accessories.

Wellness Suite: The Wellness Suite offers a wellness centre in the bathroom. A mixture of water jets, sprays and vapour, mixed with a selection of aromas as well as music and chromo therapy all combine to create the perfect wellness experience in complete privacy. The classical furnishings exemplify the style of the Lakeside Residences of the Victorian era, with all modern facilities incorporated.

Suite: The Suites in the Palazzo have been furnished with care in order to create in each one an oasis of peace and refined comfort. A small terrace offers lovely views over the Park and the Castello The Suites in the Palazzo have been furnished with care in order to create in each one an oasis of peace and refined comfort. Each have large double beds and a small sitting room area. The classical furnishings exemplify the style of the Lakeside Residences of the Victorian era, with all modern facilities incorporated, including an elegant working desk and free Wi Fi Internet access. The minibar is stocked with luxury snacks and sweets. Prints and pictures on loan from the family collection decorate the walls. Egyptian cotton sheets and comfortable beds ensure a good night’s rest. The bathroom in marble has a Jacuzzi air massage bath, certain to banish daily cares and offer moments of pure relaxation. Fluffy towels and a wide range of toiletries and accessories.

Royal Suite: A spacious, luminous Suite decorated in tones of yellow and gold. Exposed ceiling beams and parquet floors create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. A spacious, luminous Suite decorated in tones of yellow and gold. Exposed ceiling beams and parquet floors a warm and welcoming atmosphere. A comfortable living room with armchairs, large desk and dining table that doubles as a conference area. Large 32” LCD screen TV. Small private terrace with magnificent views oof the Castle and the Lake. Large walk in dressingroom. The minibar is stocked with luxury snacks and sweets. Prints and pictures on loan from the family collection decorate the walls. The bathroom in marble has two washbasins and a Jacuzzi air massage bath, certain to banish daily cares and offer moments of pure relaxation. Fluffy towels and a wide range of toiletries and accessories.

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Virginia: Spacious and romantic Suite with a King size antique four poster bed. Stencilled walls and decorative ceiling mouldings in the original Arts & Craft décor. A spacious and romantic Suite with a King size antique four poster bed. Stencilled walls and decorative ceiling mouldings in the original Arts & Craft décor. Sitting area with spectacular views over Lake Maggiore. The décor is a faithful reproduction of the Neo-Gothic style. The minibar is stocked with luxury snacks and sweets. Prints and pictures on loan from the family collection decorate the walls. Marble fitted bathroom with bath and separate power shower. Original fittings beautifully adapted to meet today’s standards. Fluffy bathrobes and a full range of toiletries and bathroom accessories. The Suite also offers “The Dragon’s Lair”, a Mezzanine bedroom suitable for children over 6.

First Floor: Stencilled walls and decorative ceiling mouldings recreate the original Arts and Craft décor in a modern key. All the rooms have pleasant views of the Castle grounds. The décor is a faithful reproduction of the NeoGothic style and the rooms are furnished with antiques.: desk, sitting area, large comfortable beds with half-testers. Rooms inspired by the ladies of the Castle. Large and bright room " Lady Maura", born Marchioness Ponti, married in 1870, Marquis Claudio Dal Pozzo, who transformed the Villa inherited through his mother Virginia, into the present day imposing Neogothic Victorian Castle, surrounded by 50 acres of parklands. Romantic room  with garden view  "Lady Eleonora", born Marchioness Grimaldi, married in 1637 Gaspare Dal Pozzo, 3rd Marquis d’Annone. Reserved, overlooking the park and the lake  "Lady Enrica", known as Enrichetta, born  Princess Dal Pozzo della Cisterna, married the Marquis Doris Ciriè in 1780. Harmonious and relaxing room "Lady Lodovica", born Princess Ghislaine de Merode, sister of Charlotte, wife of HRH Prince of Monaco, married 1845 Prince Carlo Emanuele Dal Pozzo della Cisterna. Cheerful and exhilarating room "Lady Barbara" , born Marchioness Guasco di Bisio, an important family from Alessandria, now extinct, married the Marquis Claudio Dal Pozzo, and brought, as part of her dowry, the Castle of Briona, which nowadays belongs to the Marquis Solaroli. The minibar is stocked with luxury snacks and sweets. Prints and pictures on loan from the family collection decorate the walls. Marble bathrooms with power showers. Fluffy bathrobes and a full range of toiletries and bathroom accessories.

Tower: Large, romantic rooms with half tester canopy, stencilled walls and decorative ceiling mouldings in the Arts & Crafts décor. Stunning views over the Park. The décor is a faithful reproduction of the NeoGothic style and the rooms are furnished with antiques.: desk, sitting area, large comfortable beds with half-tester canopies. The rooms are inspired by the ladies of the Castle. Wide and romantic room "Lady Vittoria and Lady Teresa Pallavicino", a Dogal family. Vittoria married in 1934 Marquis Claudio Dal Pozzo, who after her premature death, married her sister Lady Teresa in 1941. Private and intimate"Lady Antonietta", born Countess Lurani Cernuschi, married in 1901 the Marquis Bonifazio Dal Pozzo, but died prematurely after having given birth to Lord Claudio, Lord Francesco and Lady Maura. The minibar is stocked with luxury snacks and sweets. Prints and pictures on loan from the family collection decorate the walls. Marble fitted bathroom with bath with shower or power shower. Original fittings beautifully adapted to meet today’s standards. Fluffy bathrobes and a full range of toiletries and bathroom accessories.

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Hotel will be Closed for the Winter, November 1, 2018 to March 15, 2019

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