Villa Dewi Francesca, Castel Gandolfo

Via Dei Laghi 4, 00040 Castel Gandolfo (Rome) Map
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General Description

Villa Dewi Francesca is an elegant resort located on Via dei Laghi just a short distance away from the Grande Raccordo Anulare (the ring road), around 500m away from Castel Gandolfo beach.

With its spacious and elegant accommodation, the resort offers an ideal place to spend a family vacation, a romantic getaway, or a trip with friends.

The facilities include an excellent restaurant, a modern conference centre, and a small chapel for religious events.

The grounds are divided into a furnished area with tables and chairs for events of up to 450 participants, a playground for children, a spacious terrace on the lake with swings and a sitting area, and a garden bar with a lovely panoramic view.

Our multi-lingual staff are available 24 hours a day to meet any needs our guests may have; transportation is available to and from the airports and railway stations.

Excursions to the Villa Papale, and the archaeological sites and excavations can be organised upon request.

Sailing, canoeing, water skiing, golf, tennis, swimming and soccer facilities are also available.

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Room Type
Single with Lake View
Double with Lake View
Triple Suite with Lake View
Quadruple Suite with Lake View

Villa Dewi Francesca has single, double, triple, and French rooms, all of which are equipped with a sitting area, a colour television, WiFi internet access, and a panoramic terrace.

The spacious and luminous suites can accommodate up to 5 people and have an entrance way, a living room, and a spacious arcade terrace overlooking the lake.

Rooms available: Single with Lake View, Double with Lake View, Triple Suite with Lake View, Quadruple Suite with Lake View.

Services included in the price

  • 24 Hour Reception Desk
  • Air-conditioning in public areas
  • Children’s games room
  • Daily papers
  • Games room
  • Hydrofoil Ticket Office
  • Internal parking in private garage
  • Internet Point
  • Internet connection
  • Left-luggage Facilities
  • Library
  • Lift
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Quick Check-In and Check-Out
  • Reading lounge
  • Safe-deposit box
  • TV lounge

Restaurant and bar

The restaurant has 3 spacious dining rooms that can be reached by a glass elevator.

- Sala Volta can accommodate up to 40 guests, ideal for intimate candle-lit dinners;

- Sala Michelangelo can accommodate up to 150 guests with beautiful décor for elegant events;

- Sala Galileo can accommodate up to 350 guests for an unforgettable meal under the stars.

The kitchen offers delicious national and international specialities expertly prepared by our professional chef.

Guests can relax in the garden bar to enjoy a pleasant, peaceful evening or live music.

Description of Conference and Meeting Facilities

The hotel has conference rooms that can accommodate events of up to 500 participants.

Services available for a fee

  • Babysitting Service
  • Banquet / Reception Hall
  • Bar
  • Children’s holiday facilities / Children’s holidays
  • Coffee Lounge
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dietetic Cuisine
  • Dry-cleaning
  • Fax Service
  • Group Catering
  • International Cuisine
  • Interpreting Services
  • Ironing Room
  • Laundry Room
  • Limousine Service
  • Lounge bar
  • Medical Service
  • Meeting / Conference Equipment Hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Personal maid
  • Photocopying Service
  • Piano Bar
  • Receptions / Banquets / Ceremonies
  • Restaurant
  • Shoe-shining machine
  • Snack bar
  • Souvenir / Gift Shops
  • Transport to/from the Airport
  • Transport to/from the Exhibition Center
  • Transport to/from the Port
  • Typical local cuisine

Features of the hotel

  • Allergy-Free Rooms
  • Bridal Suites
  • Business Hotel
  • Children's playground
  • Designer Hotel
  • Family Rooms
  • Lakeside
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Panoramic View
  • Recently renovated
  • Rooms for Non-Smokers
  • Rooms for Smokers
  • Terrace
  • VIP Rooms
  • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms

Location of the hotel

How to reach the hotel

By car

From Rome:

Take the Grande Raccordo Anulare (the ring road) to exit 23. Head along the SS7 Appia Nuova state road and follow the directions for Castel Gandolfo - Lago.

By train

The Castel Gandolfo railway station is located on the Roma - Albano Laziale railway line. A shuttle is available to Termini Station (6km away).

By plane

The local airports are:

- Rome Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport;

- Rome Ciampino Giovan Battista Pastine International Airport.

Nearby points of interest


  • Alfellini 2.63 km Via I Maggio - Grottaferrata
  • Monsignor Grassi 950 m Via Giuseppe Garibaldi - Marino
Sports Centre
  • Palaghiaccio Di Marino 4.85 km Ss7 - Frattocchie
Sport Complex
  • Armonia 3.47 km Via Della Pedica, 163 - Grottaferrata
Golf Course
  • Country Club Castelgandolfo 4.40 km
Skating Rink
  • Palaghiaccio Casa Bianca 4.77 km Via Appia Nuova Vecchia Sede - Frattocchie

Car and Travel

Outdoor Car Park
  • Largo Zaccaria Negroni 440 m
  • Piazzale Degli Eroi 750 m Piazzale Degli Eroi - Marino

Main Buildings

Town Hall
  • Comune Di Marino 990 m Piazza Repubblica, 1 - Marino
  • Comune Di Castel Gandolfo 2.28 km
  • Comune Di Grottaferrata 2.80 km Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 20 - Grottaferrata
  • Comune Di Rocca Di Papa 3.37 km Corso Costituente - Rocca Di Papa
  • Comune Di Albano Laziale 3.87 km Piazza Costituente - Albano Laziale
  • Comune Di Ariccia 4.84 km Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi - Ariccia
  • Comune Di Frascati 4.87 km Ss215 - Frascati
  • San Giuseppe-Pronto Soccorso 680 m Viale Xxiv Maggio - Marino
  • San Giuseppe 680 m Viale Xxiv Maggio - Marino
  • San Giuseppe-Pronto Soccorso 4.23 km Via Olivella - Albano Laziale
  • San Giuseppe 4.23 km Via Olivella - Albano Laziale

What to see

Historic Monument
  • Santuario Madonna Dell'Acqua Santa 540 m Via Cesare Battisti - Marino
  • Fontana Dei Quattro Mori 670 m Ss216 - Marino
  • Ss. Trinità 680 m Ss216 - Marino
  • San Barnaba Apostolo 940 m Piazza San Barnaba - Marino
  • Fontana Di Nettuno 950 m Corso Trieste - Marino
  • Santa Maria Delle Grazie 1.31 km Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi - Marino
  • Abbazia Di San Nilo 2.60 km Largo Vans De Uvre - Grottaferrata
  • Anfiteatro Romano 3.49 km Sp12B - Albano Laziale
  • Duomo 3.69 km Sp12B - Albano Laziale
  • San Pietro 3.76 km Ss7 - Albano Laziale
  • Porta Pretoria 3.91 km Via Alcide De Gasperi - Albano Laziale
  • Museo Civico 4.05 km Viale Risorgimento, 3 - Albano Laziale
  • Sepolcro Degli Orazi E Curiazi 4.34 km Ss7 - Albano Laziale
  • Villa Aldobrandini 4.81 km Via Guglielmo Massaia - Frascati
  • Villa Falconieri 4.98 km
  • Museo Civico Umberto Mastroianni 700 m Via Fratelli Giani - Marino
  • Museo Dell'Abbazia Di San Nilo 2.60 km Corso Del Popolo, 128 - Grottaferrata
  • Museo Civico Archeologico 4.05 km Viale Risorgimento, 3 - Albano Laziale
  • Museo Etiopico G. Massaia 4.77 km Via Guglielmo Massaia, 26 - Frascati
  • Museo Tuscolano 4.85 km Ss215 , 6 - Frascati
Tourist Information Offices
  • Ufficio Del Turismo 670 m Ss216 - Marino
  • Pro Loco Marino 920 m Via Cavour, 7 - Marino
  • I. A. T. 4.04 km Viale Risorgimento, 1 - Albano Laziale
  • I.A.T. 4.89 km Ss215 , 1 - Frascati


  • Aeroporto Roma Ciampino 7.57 km Rome
  • Aeroporto Leonardo Da Vinci 33.69 km Fiumicino (Rome)
Train Station
  • Marino Laziale 1.09 km Sp75B - Marino
  • Castel Gandolfo 2.20 km
  • Pantanella 3.20 km
  • Sassone 4.04 km
  • Albano Laziale 4.17 km Viale Europa - Albano Laziale
  • Frascati 5.00 km Viale Letizia Bonaparte - Frascati
Local Train Station
  • Fm-Marino 1.09 km Sp75B - Marino
  • Fm-Castel Gandolfo 2.20 km
  • Fm-Villetta 3.12 km Castel Gandolfo
  • Fm-Pantanella 3.20 km
  • Fm-Sassone 4.04 km
  • Fm-Albano Laziale 4.17 km Viale Europa - Albano Laziale
  • Fm-Frascati 5.00 km Viale Letizia Bonaparte - Frascati
All distances shown here are in a straight line, unless indicated otherwise - the distance by land transport may increase depending on the available routes. Please refer to the map for further information on the location of the hotels.

Villa Dewi Francesca: Reservation Conditions

Check In: 10:00 - 22:00 (Guests are kindly asked to communicate their estimated time of arrival)
Check Out: 10:00
Payment Methods:

Visa, American Express, Euro/Master Card, Bancomat ATM Card, Diners Club, Cash, Carta Si, Maestro Note: this hotel does not accept reservations made by pre-paid / rechargeable credit cards.

Standard Terms of Cancellation

No cancellation penalties will be charged if notification is given at least 2 days prior to arrival.
In case of cancellations made after this date or no-shows, the first night will be charged to the credit card provided.
No advance payment required; this room will be paid for directly at the hotel.

Note: these are the Standard conditions and may vary according to the season, type of room and rate selected. Please pay close attention to the details of the rate selected when making a reservation.

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