|Villa Tuscolana Park Hotel||4*||Frascati (RM)||Italy|
|Contact: Phone (+39) 06 942 900 - Web site|
This ancient and stylish Villa is situated in Frascati, one of the most typical towns of the Castelli Romani area, in the outskirts of Rome. The Grand Hotel Villa Tuscolana is a prestigious hotel, with conference centre and spa. It is a magnificent location to organize business stays or holidays, surrounded by elegant atmospheres and with a breathtaking view of the Eternal City.
Not far away you can reach several golf courses that are located near the capital. The closest ones are the Golf Acquasanta, the Fioranello Golf Club and the Castelgandolfo Country Club. Mansion built in the seventeenth century overlooks the crater of an extinct volcano. The residence, originally commissioned by Cardinal Flavio Chigi, is now considered the most charming club house among golf clubs; the crater, thanks to the creative flair of Robert Trent Jones Sr., has been transformed into a challenging golf course, full of intriguing technical features. The naturally laid ground has been endowed with one hundred and one tricks among centenarian olive trees, oaks and cluster pines. The balcony of the club house offers a fascinating and complete panorama of the course: the 18 holes can be embraced in a single look, giving the feeling of an intimate and evocative atmosphere, while four centuries of history provide protection within the walls of the club house and the seafront shines in the background. In the charming halls as well as on the delightful garden of the terrace takes place the performance of Simone Succini, Chef of the restaurant, whose recipes of revisited regional cuisine fulfill the gusto of every guest.
Our Restaurant, “La Rufinella”, is renowned for its delicate cuisine, offering a wide choice of Regional, Italian and International food served a la carte or at the buffet. LYMPHA SPA is Villa Tuscolana Park Hotel's Beauty farm. 400 sq.mt. of pure relax, offering a wide range of treatments and wellness programs, for the harmony of body, mind and spirit. Guests can relax in the indoor heated swimming pool (located in a suggestive grotto), or have a sauna or a turkish bath, or they can experience emotional showers, hydromassage, solarium. A wellness journey of progressive relaxation with warm waters that heat and relax in an unforgettable atmosphere. And also the body treatments, the magic Argan Oil for the face, the massages (Kerala, Hot Stones, Abhyanga, etc.).
Villa Tuscolana Park Hotel has got 90 rooms, including junior suites; from all the front rooms and from the Sala Belvedere (situated on the top of the Villa) it is possible to enjoy one of the most impressive view of Rome, with St. Peter’s “cupolone” (dome) on the back. The rooms, old-style furnished, with all comforts including WIFI free connection, give a touch of charm that makes unique the stay at Villa Tuscolana.
Villa Tuscolana is located in the heart of the Natural Park of the Colline Romane (Roman Hills District), one the most beautiful green areas nearby Rome: an area that offers a fascinating journey into a landscape characterized by natural environments of great value, with beautiful parks and natural reserves, with lakes set among forests, vineyards and olive groves, in an area of just over 1000 sq. km. An area that preserves and witnesses 3000 years of history, of different cultures, of past civilizations and traditions, a unique concentration of archaeological sites with remains of temples of Roman and pre-Roman necropolis and burial monuments, cyclopean walls, amphitheaters, impressive works of hydraulic engineering and villas of the Imperial and Republican eras. It is possible to find evidence and traces in almost every one of the small towns of Roman Hills District, such as the magnificent Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli, a universal heritage of UNESCO. The more, the District is among the most fascinating cultural areas of Rome for the extraordinary concentration of noble residences (built between the sixteenth and eighteenth century by the great Roman Families): the system “Ville Tuscolane” and baroque palaces, with the works of the greatest architects of the Renaissance and Baroque periods (like Vanvitelli, Bernini, Borromini, Vasari). There are also churches, monasteries and abbeys, rich with frescoes, icons, mosaics and sculptures (such as the beautiful Abbey of San Nilo in Grottaferrata or the Hermitage of Camaldoli in Frascati). Outstanding are the masterpieces of figurative art with the cycles of frescoes of Villa Falconieri in Frascati, Palazzo Doria in Valmontone, Palazzo Chigi in Ariccia and Villa Grazioli in Grottaferrata and many works preserved in churches throughout the area. The area is also plenty of museum sites with valuable works (such as the beautiful mosaic of the Nile kept in the National Archaeological Museum of Palestrina). The Roman Hills are plenty of wine cultivations, wineries and wine houses, preserved generation after generation with passion and care aiming to improve the tradition: the characteristic grape cultivations of the area (Malvasia, Merlot, Trebbiano, etc.) make unique the local wines known all over the world as “Frascati Wines”. Historical commemorations, cultural events, countryside festivals, flower exhibitions, concerts, events for any liking: the joy and the cheerfulness is the peculiarity of popular festivals and all other events (some having become internationally known) that animate the Colline Romane thoughout the year, season after season.