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Villa Crespi

Villa Crespi in Italy

Photo: Courtesy of Villa Crespi

Via G.Fava 18
Orta San Giulio , Piedmont, 28016, Italy
TEL: 39-0322-911902

Italy’s northern Piedmont region is regarded as a culinary trip of a lifetime, and no property delivers a better home base than Villa Crespi, a fairy-tale escape with unexpected Middle Eastern design details on sparkling Lake Orta. It’s the type of place where you’ll feel like royalty: six rooms and eight period suites are appointed with heavy fabrics draped over four-poster beds and antique windows with lake or garden views. Gilded antique furniture and crystal chandeliers accent Villa Crespi’s shared spaces, but the pièce de résistance is its two-Michelin-starred Ristorante Villa, under the helm of Neopolitan Chef Antonino Cannavacciuolo. In line with the Piedmontese location, dishes spotlight Slow Food–approved ingredients: Chef Cannavacciuolo is known for preparing fresh mussels with sea water foam, raw scampi and warmed cream courgettes, and an infinite array of local cheeses, meat, and heirloom vegetables. Complement all that indulgence with hikes in the nearby trails and botanical reserves, or explore the tiny villages and wineries in the surrounding lakeside towns.

Room to Book:

Period suites, for the authentic 19th-century interiors and four-poster beds.

Insider Tip:

Make a reservation at the two-Michelin-starred in-house eatery, Ristorante Villa, and be sure to order the signature dish: mussel ravioli with sweet garlic and San Marzano tomatoes.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Babysitting
  • Business Center
  • Childcare
  • Concierge
  • Celeb-Spotting
  • Destination Spa
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Design Hotel
  • Family Friendly
  • Gay Friendly
  • Historic
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Island Resort
  • Laundry Service
  • Manor/Estate/Villa
  • Maid Service
  • Meeting Room
  • Parking Available
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Seasonal
  • Turndown
  • Valet Parking
  • Water Sports
  • WiFi
  • Wine Hotel

Number of Bars: 2

Year Opened: 1989

Number of Restaurants: 2

Number of Pools:

Number of Suites: 8


Number of Rooms: 14


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