This charming, family-friendly historical hotel is housed in an ancient tower which has been carefully restored to offer a blend of modern technology and historic surroundings. The tower, dating back to 1200, was once a Tuscan governor's mansion. The hotel now comprises a total of 8 accommodation units, including 6 suites and 1 junior suite. All suites are furnished with antiques and historical pieces, and it is surrounded by Italian gardens. Facilities on offer to guests include a lobby, a restaurant and Internet access. Guests may also take advantage of the room service and parking is available for those arriving by car.
This hotel enjoys an elegant countryside setting 11 minutes' drive from Gaiole in Chianti, a 15-minute drive from Radda in Chianti and 19 km from Siena. It lies a 1-hour drive from Florence, around 75 km from Florence Airport and approximately 166 km from Pisa Airport.
Visitors will be enchanted by the rooms of this hotel and will love the stories of the great history makers after whom the rooms are named. The glorious past of these illustrious figures is reflected by pieces of furniture, dressers, pier glasses, chairs and evocative beds; a magical history which has been brought back to life. All rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer and offer a double bed. They are equipped with a TV, Internet access, a minibar and tea and coffee making facilities. Furthermore, air conditioning and individually regulated heating are provided in all accommodation as standard.
This hotel features an outdoor swimming pool and guests can relax in the hot tub or with a massage treatment. There is a cask for plunging into, where guests can enjoy a hydromassage treatment in hot waters with unique balminess that reproduces the structure of the most valued wines with the tastes of blackberry, strawberry, rose, violet and orange coming together in an idyllic alchemy that envelops the senses of sight, smell and touch.
The hotel's chef is a real craftsman, and every dish is a pure gem, packed with history and passion. Here, homemade pasta still allows guests to appreciate the skilful hand that has kneaded it and made it into a collector's item. The hotel's cuisine is a true privilege to taste and an unforgettable celebration of taste.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this establishment, as well as some debit cards.
Check-in is from 2 pm - 6 pm and guests are required to check out by 11 am. It is essential that guests keep to these check-in times, as there is no night porter.