La Traversina

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Authentic environment Fine cuisine Historical building Natural beauty Panoramic views Romantic
  • rooms
    6
  • style
    Rustic
  • type
    Rural Hotel
  • setting
    Countryside
Rates from 95.00 EUR
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Do you like animals? Would you miss having a Television in your room? Would you find it stimulating to eat dinner around a communal table with other guests? Do you prefer old world comforts over the new? Do you like flowers? If the answers to theses question are yes-no-yes-yes-yes then its odds that the answer to whether you should stay a few days at the La Traversina is a resounding yes.
The owners keep 7 friendly cats and a dog (a point to be taken into consideration for those with allergies, though they are not allowed in the living quarters). Rooms and apartments has been decorated with the greatest of care and old personalised furnishings such as books, family memories and souvenirs of the owners trips. But there’s no TV! The history bit is evident as soon as you arrive. The beautiful early 17th century house stands majestically in front of you, and it has been in the hands of the same family for almost 300 years.
And if its flowers you’re into, then La Traversina has over 300 variety of roses (old and modern), 100 varieties of hostas and 50 varieties of irises. Plus any number of rare plants. It’s a floral paradise.
Cuisine wise, la Traversina definitely belongs to the slow food movement. Fresh ingredients, homely recipes all deliciously contacted in-house by the delightful Rosanna. It’s right to call La Traversina one of the “Pearls of Piedmont” especially if what you are looking for is an old world oasis of peace and hospitality. Accommodation: Painter Room, Poet Room, Lovers Room, Blue Room: Double rooms with private bathroom.
Apartments: The Chinese Rose , The Old pear House, The Roses House: All one room apartments with kitchenette and private terrace with view over the valley.
A final note: the house is not really suitable for families with children.

Best For

  • Wine Country

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Amenities

  • Animals not accepted
  • Central heating
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Terrace

Room Amenities

  • Non smoking rooms
  • Room service

Activities

  • Bicycles
  • Cooking Lessons
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Trekking

Location

Transport / Distances

City Centre: 2
Shops: 2
Airport: 50
Train Station: 4
Metro/Bus: 2

Reviews

La Traversina recommended.
Date of stay 01/06/2016
This is a really interesting place to stay, the owners family have been here for over 300 years so it’s lovingly cared for. The garden is fabulous, roses everywhere from which they make a rose syrup, great kitchen garden, lots of different levels where you can find a quiet spot to sit and share with the family cats and a lovely long haired sheep dog. Meals are served with other guests on a long table in the dinning room. Rosanna the owner speaks very good English and was particularly friendly and very helpful. We would love to return some day.
cosy and homely
Date of stay 17/06/2017
rustic, the host was always helpful and courteous.
Verwunschene, sehr persönliche kleine Pension
Date of stay 17/07/2016
Unser 5-tägiger Aufenthalt in der wunderschönen Pension "La Traversina" hat unsere Erwartungen übertroffen. Den Charme erhält die Unterkunft vor allem durch Rosanna, der offenen und warmherzigen Gastgeberin. Hinzu kommt ein traumhaft verwunschen angelegter Garten mit einem sehr gepflegten Pool. Das "Blaue Zimmer" war sehr persönlich und liebevoll eingerichtet. Es ist klein, aber es ist alles enthalten, was man braucht und vor allem sehr sauber! Am besten hat uns das tägliche Abendessen gefallen, bei dem man mit verschiedenen Gästen entspannt ins Gespräch kommt und die leckere Hausmannskost genießen kann. Wir werden bestimmt wiederkommen.

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