World's Best Hotels 2013

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Courtesy of Hotel Castello di Casole

Which hotels deliver the most extraordinary experiences? Check the results of Travel + Leisure’s annual survey to find out.

No. 2 Castello di Casole—A Timbers Resort, Casole d’Elsa, Italy

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Score: 96.18

A cypress-lined road leads to the rolling 4,200-acre Tuscan estate, whose castle dates back to the 10th century. The 41 rustic suites incorporate oil paintings and reclaimed terra cotta, while Essere Spa, originally the estate’s wine cellar, features seven treatment rooms and massages incorporating orange and basil essential oils.

World's Best Hotels 2013

No. 2 Castello di Casole—A Timbers Resort, Casole d’Elsa, Italy

Score: 96.18

A cypress-lined road leads to the rolling 4,200-acre Tuscan estate, whose castle dates back to the 10th century. The 41 rustic suites incorporate oil paintings and reclaimed terra cotta, while Essere Spa, originally the estate’s wine cellar, features seven treatment rooms and massages incorporating orange and basil essential oils.

Courtesy of Hotel Castello di Casole
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