Hotel Villa Malaspina ****
A stay at hotel Villa Malaspina offers an oasis of tranquillity just a few kilometres from Verona, in a charming structure of historical importance, immersed in a splendid natural environment. Dating from 1500, tastefully restored to give its guests comfort, elegance, relaxation and wellness, the Villa lies in the town of Castel d’Azzano. With good links to highways and the airport, it is also an excellent location for events and meetings, boasting 7 rooms that can accommodate up to 150 people. Each room is unique, but all retain their period character. The Restaurant offers quality Italian cooking at its ample indoor and outdoor dining areas. Among the Hotel’s other exclusive services are its wellness centre (for guests only), and an indoor/outdoor pool with sliding glass walls and roof that are opened in the nice weather and Jacuzzi jets, as well as a sauna and Turkish bath.
- Distance from Aquardens: 22 km.
Open only to the guests of Hotel Villa Malaspina, the Wellness area is flooded with natural light and boasts an indoor/outdoor pool with glass ceiling and walls that open out in warm weather, merging with the oudoor solarium area. Other features are the Jacuzzi corner, sauna and Turkish bath. Those seeking an even greater wellness offering will enjoy Aquardens. Just 22 kilometres from the hotel, it is the largest thermal complex in Italy with its 60,000sqm, open all year in the splendid setting of Valpolicella. It has 11 indoor and outdoor baths, lagoons, grottos and waterfalls fed with salsa-bromo-iodic water at temperatures from 28° to 37°, with beneficial effects for adults and children alike. The structure is divided into the Spa Lounge area with its steam baths, saunas and relaxation areas, the Ritual Sauna, with its wellness rituals, the Aquadivina area with beautician and remise en forme services, as well as two Private Suites for couples to relax and enjoy sauna, steam bath, whirlpool baths and massage parlour, plus an area dedicated to kids. Aquardens also has several restaurant points, and in summer, there are two large lakes of fresh thermal water and a Beach Oasis with white sand, gazebo and umbrellas. At the structure there is also a Medical Centre offering consultations on preventative and rehabilitative thermal medicine, plus dermatology, endocrinology, sports medicine, nutritional science and rheumatology.
Wooden beams, parquet flooring, marble and mosaic-tile bathrooms, wooden chests, writing desks, armchairs and period furniture feature in every room of Hotel Villa Malaspina. There are three room categories - Deluxe, Superior and Junior Suites, as well as the exclusive Torretta room, situated in the dovecote tower of the period residence and with direct access to its private terrace. Deluxe rooms have a cosy living room and some have a balcony, as do the Superior rooms, while the Junior Suites benefit from a living area, some also have a Jacuzzi bath and a balcony.
Inside Hotel Villa Malaspina is the Restaurant “Vignal”, which serves quality Italian cooking including fish and vegetarian dishes, as well as gluten free recipes. There are also both fish and meat tasting menus designed for younger guests featuring seasonal produce.
Hotel services and facilities include:
Staying so close to the city of Verona, don’t miss this Unesco site. One of Italy’s finest attractions, with monuments like the Arena, a Roman amphitheatre that hosts a famed lyrical opera season. For Shakespeare lovers there is Juliet’s balcony. Other sites of historical or cultural interest include the main square Piazza Erbe, the San Zeno basilica and the Palazzo del Podestà (palace of the chief magistrate). Also nearby is Lake Garda where you can explore many delightful cultural and naturalistic attractions. To begin with there are the ancient villages of Valeggio sul Mincio, Borghetto and Custoza, as well as other destinations in the hills of Valpolicella with many food and wine itineraries, while kids will enjoy the theme parks like Gardaland, CanevaWorld, Parco Natura Viva and Jungle Adventure.
City tax of 1 EUR per person per night to be paid at the hotel
Number of rooms accessible for persons with disabilities : 4
Indoor swimming pool