Castelletto di Montebenichi, Tuscany
|Località Montebenichi, 52021, Bucine, Arezzo, Tuscany, ITALY.|
Description: Castelletto di MontebenichiThe Castelletto di Montebenichi stands on the top of a hill at the far south east end of the Chianti hills, in Valdambra a place that has amazingly preserved the beauty and genuine aspects of its land.
Staying at Castelletto di Montebenichi is a unique, exciting experience. The guests staying at this hotel, surrounded by precious works of art, including period frescoes, archeological finds, sketches and antique paintings and drawings, sculptures, bronzes and ceramics, will be caught up in a pleasant, unforgettable out-of-this-world atmosphere. In this exclusive hotel in Chianti, traditions and modern comfort are combined perfectly. Together with works of art there are also modern amenities such as internet satellite connection.
The rooms of this castle, which dates back to the 12th century, contain antique art collections belonging to the owners. There is a small collection of paintings and drawings from various periods in the library. In the foyer there is a display cabinet full of Greek, Roman and Etruscan terracotta specimens. The open gallery on the first floor houses the breakfast room, where you can drink tea or coffee with biscuits as well as eat the tasty buffet breakfast offered each morning.
Guests can enjoy the large private park near the castle that merges in with the gently sloping Tuscan hills. Inside the park there is a panoramic swimming pool with a small sauna, and a short walk away, in the greenhouse overlooking the valley guests can find a gym with a jacuzzi mini-pool. This is ideal for letting guests relax and rest in the countryside.
Type of rooms: Castelletto di MontebenichiCastelletto di Montebenichi has six double rooms and three suites for their guests. All rooms that have modern furniture mixed with period pieces, thereby creating a charming, unique effect.
Each room has an individual personality, with a special style and atmosphere and they all have comforts such as en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, telephone, satellite TV, air conditioning, fridge and safe.
Additional information: Castelletto di Montebenichi
Pisa airport is about two hours drive away and Rome airport two and a half hours.
The car park is a short walk from the hotel.
The hotel does not have a restaurant however there is a wonderful "trattoria" called "L'Orciaia" very close to the hotel which offers tasty traditional Tuscan dishes.
The hotel is not suitable for children under the age of 14.
Number of rooms: 9
Official category: 4 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1997.
Period of closure: November and December, 2013.
Languages spoken: Italian, English.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: All major credit cards.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 24' 20.75'' N 11° 32' 39.53'' E
Nearest airport: Florence - 75 km.