Grand Hotel Continental, Siena
|Via Banchi di Sopra, 85, 53100, Siena, Siena, Tuscany, ITALY.|
Description: Grand Hotel ContinentalEnjoying a spectacular location in the heart of the historic centre of Siena, the Grand Hotel Continental stands in a magnificent 17th century palace, the Palazzo Gori Pannilini, a wedding gift of Pope Alexander VII to his niece. Now carefully restored and modernised, though maintaining its historic character, this luxury boutique hotel offers five-star accommodation in an incomparable setting.
Just footsteps away from many of this UNESCO World Heritage site's most important historic buildings, Grand Hotel Continental is ideal for visits to this splendid city. The Duomo, the Piazza del Campo, and the Basilica of San Domenico are all within a few minutes' walk of the hotel. Many of Grand Hotel Continental's rooms and suites offer guests splendid views of the city, and many parts of the hotel maintain the original frescoes of the centuries old palace.
Grand Hotel Continental is home to a splendid restaurant, the SaporDivino, offering a rich selection of exquisite Tuscan dishes served in the unique setting of the Sala Gori and the inner courtyard. There is also a wine cellar, set in the lower floor of the medieval tower, which guards a magnificent range of the finest wines of the region.
Type of rooms: Grand Hotel ContinentalClassic Single:
The Classic Single rooms all have travertine and marble bathrooms.
The Classic Double guest rooms are 25 sq m and have a double bed or twin beds and a travertine and marble bathroom.
The Executive Double guest rooms measure 30 sq m, all have a double bed or twin beds and a travertine and marble bathroom.
The Deluxe Double guest rooms measure 35 sq m and have a double bed or twin beds and a travertine and marble bathroom.
The Royal Double guest rooms measure 37 sq m and all have a double bed or twin beds, precious fabrics and frescoed ceilings as well as travertine and marble bathrooms.
Executive Junior Suites:
The Executive Junior Suites measure 50 sq m and all have a sitting area, a double bed or twin beds and a travertine and marble bathroom with double washbasins. They all come equipped with a roomy closet and a small terrace.
Deluxe Junior Suites:
The Deluxe Junior Suites measure 50 sq m and have frescoes and vaulted ceilings. All have a comfortable sitting area, the original terracotta floors and a travertine and marble bathroom.
Royal Junior Suites:
The three Royal Junior Suites each measure some 60 sq m and are located on the second storey of the Palazzo, the Hotel's noble floor. They all have frescoes, high elegant ceilings, a separate parlour, original terracotta floors, travertine and marble bathrooms and bedroom with a double bed or twin beds.
The Deluxe Suite measures 65 sq m, and has a separate parlour, a bedroom with a double bed or twin beds, Wi-Fi, Pay TV, air-conditioning, a mini bar and a safe for valuables. The marble and travertine bathroom has twin washbasins. The suite can be opened to connect with the adjoining Deluxe Junior Suite to convert it into one large suite with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and living room.
All rooms and suites are equipped with Wi-Fi, Pay TV, air-conditioning, a mini-bar and a safe for valuables.
Additional information: Grand Hotel Continental
Private parking is available at a nearby location. Charges apply.
Pets allowed on request.
Number of rooms: 51
Official category: 5 stars.
Languages spoken: Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, English, German, Arabic.Smoking policy: No preference.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, Maestro, CartaSi, UnionPay.
Restaurant closed: The restaurant is open all year.
Breakfast: from 07:00am. to 10:30am.
Lunch: from 12:30pm. to 14:30pm.
Dinner: from 19:30pm. to 23:30pm.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 19' 15.16'' N 11° 19' 50.15'' E
Nearest airport: Florence Airport, Peretola - 84 km.