Hotel Villa Ortensie ****
A 19th century Liberty style Villa, the structure has retained all of its period charm, and nestles in 100,000sqm of parklands in the green heart of Valle Imagna, in Sant'Omobono, just a few kilometres from Bergamo. It has a Beauty Farm, where the local thermal spring waters are put to good use, and where guests can enjoy a range of experiences and therapies for mind and body wellbeing. Villa delle Ortensie, in Valle Imagna, lies just a short distance from Bergamo. It is an exclusive structure, the only one of its kind in the entire region of Lombardy. Guests can enjoy a relaxing and harmonious stay, immersed in nature and health-enhancing elements, far from the hectic daily grind. Its location is noteworthy – at 500 metres in quota, benefitting from pure air and a mild climate. The pride of Villa delle Ortensie is its biolake, built only from natural rock and fed by water treated with magnesium chloride. The indoor pool with cervical shower and massage jets, sauna, steam bath, mud bath and gym are just some of the facilities of the Spa at Villa delle Ortensie. The hotel Restaurant offers dishes made with organic and biodynamic produce. Other spaces for Meetings, events or ceremonies are available.
The Thermarium of Villa delle Ortensie is open to external visitors too, It includes a sauna, Turkish bath with sulphurous water, the Frigidarium with its sensory thermal water showers, the Tepidarium (relaxation room) and the mud bath with natural muds from the Thermal Springs of S. Omobono. There is also the outdoor Biolake, built fully in natural stone, and fed by water enriched with healing Magnesium Chloride. In the Spa there is also a pool with a cervical shower and massage jets, and an exclusive pyramid-therapy experience – this treatment takes advantage of the therapeutic and energising properties of copper, highly recommended for stress relief and for recovering energy. The sulphurous water of Saint Omobono is mainly used to treat diseases of breathing, otolaryngology apparatus and cardiovascular, gynaecological, dermatological, rheumatological and digestive illnesses.
Villa delle Ortensie’s room categories are Standard, Superior and Classic, all located in the central area of the hotel, where the service hub is. Rooms are also available in a dependence just a few meters from the main building. In addition to there is the “Suite dell’Oro” or Gold Suite, with its circular whirlpool bath for two people, and chromotheraphy features right in the bedroom. Then there is the “Suite del Benessere” or Wellness Suite, hydromassage bath-shower with Turkish bath for two people, and French windiws that open onto the terrace overlooking the park. All accommodation has telephone, plasma TV, minibar, safe.
The Restaurant of Villa delle Ortensie serves dishes made with organic and biodynamic produce, following the concept of nutrition that aids organic purification and combats excessive oxidation. Vegetarian dishes also available.
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There are many points of interest very near to Sant'Omobono, linked to Valle Imagna, such as its ancient villages, religious sites, stately homes and historical itineraries. Just 6 kilometres from the town visitors can admire the Sanctuary of the Madonna della Cornabusa, which lies inside a natural cave over 150 metres long. Only 25 kilometres from Villa delle Ortensie, the town of Bergamo is a must see, with its lower town centre boasting many historical buildings, and its upper old town centre, which can be reached by cable car, which is entirely encircled by its XVI century ramparted walls.
Number of rooms accessible for persons with disabilities : 1
SPA in the hotel
Indoor swimming pool
Heated swimming pool