Locanda del Sant'Uffizio
(4 Star Hotels) Cioccaro di Penango
Treat yourself to the unique taste of Piedmont
Three reasons why you'll love it here
- A beautifully restored 17th century Dominican convent
- Traditional cuisine of Piedmont with a creative twist
- Sommelier hosted tastings of Monferrato's fantastic wines
Locanda del Sant'Uffizio is situated right in the heart of the Monferrato district, an area known for centuries for its great wine producing tradition.
The red-brick building, once a monastic center and later a stronghold of the Inquisition, dates back to the distant 17th century.
Guests stay in 40 beautifully appointed bedrooms and suites all affording delightful views over the Locanda's gardens and the surrounding countryside.
The sumptuous Presidential suite, complete with ornate frescoed ceiling, is by far the most luxurious of the apartments, offering both old world luxury and the very highest levels of modern comfort.
Locanda del Sant'Uffizio's restaurant has gained an outstanding reputation for its exciting contemporary cuisine, inspired by the Piedmont's age-old culinary traditions.
Dishes are prepared using only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients, including the exquisite truffles for which the region is famous.
The wine list features many of the region's finest wines, including the Barbera d'Asti Podere del Sant'Uffizo; made with the grapes grown in the vineyards surrounding the hotel
Cooking classes, wine tastings and relaxation
Holidaymakers keen to learn more about the region's food and wine, have the chance to participate in one of the cooking classes or wine tastings regularly organized here.
Guests sojourning at the Locanda relax in the exquisitely scented Italian garden, complete with attractive swimming pool.
Meetings and marriages made in Monferrato
For those looking for an exclusive venue where to host an important meeting or wedding reception, the Locanda del Sant'Uffizio has 3 elegant and well equipped function rooms with seating capacities for 200, 60 and 20 people.
Strada del Sant'Uffizio, 1 - 14030 Cioccaro di Penango (Asti)
Tel. +39 0141 916292
Fax + 39 0141 916068
Locanda del Sant'Uffizio amenities
- Swimming pool
- Tennis courts
Food and drink
- Cocktail bar
- Cooking courses
- Own wine production
- Tastings of typical products
- Church for weddings