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by Matt Alderton | September 13, 2016
A medieval estate in Tuscany will be its first Curio Collection hotel in Italy, Hilton Worldwide announced this week.

Located in Siena, Italy, La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena has 101 guest rooms on nearly 3,000 acres. Spread across several buildings, giving it a "village-like" look and feel, it also has a spa, an 18-hole golf course, two restaurants, two bars, three swimming pools, a tennis court, and conference facilities for groups of up to 1,000 attendees.

"La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena is a stunning, one-of-a-kind hotel and, in joining the Curio Collection, this remarkable property will keep its unique identity whilst benefiting from Hilton's support as a leading global hospitality company," said Patrick Fitzgibbon, Hilton's senior vice president, development, EMEA. "With over 11 million tourists visiting Tuscany every year, there continues to be strong demand in the region for an upscale, full-service hotel, and we're absolutely delighted to welcome La Bagnaia into the Curio Collection."

Launched in 2014, Hilton's Curio brand consists of "distinctive" independent hotels operating within the Hilton network. La Bagnaia will join the collection in March 2017.

Said Mark Nogal, global head of Curio, "La Bagnaia has such a wonderful, distinctive character - not to mention a stunning setting in some of the most beautiful Tuscan countryside. A charming property, the resort has a compelling identity and provides a peaceful sanctuary in a location rich with history, culture, and extraordinary scenery. We are thrilled that it is set to become Italy's first hotel in the Curio Collection."