Hotel Le Fontanelle is popular for offering panoramic views from its exceptional location in the Chianti Hills. It is roughly 20-minutes drive away from Siena and is an ideal destination for all those interested in enjoying wellness and sports activities in a peaceful location. The hotel’s main building itself dates all the way back to the 13th century. In fact, The Hotel Le “Fontanelle” is named after the old “fountains, sources of stone used to collect spring water.” The current building was erected in the thirteenth century and in the course of the centuries, the agricultural lands have regularly changed ownership.
Being a part of an old country estate, the structure is truly a spectacular sight to view. The elegant and refined rooms, characterised by their size and tasteful furnishings, are surrounded by prestigious common grounds, where guests will always be able to enjoy the personalised service of the staff.
The rooms further feature beamed ceilings and terracotta floors while each of them overlook the surrounding vineyards, woods, and valley. The furniture and fittings are purely of Tuscan tradition and the works of art that adorn the dwelling have been specially chosen by the owner of the house and will amaze you by their dedication and attention to detail. Modern facilities, including the LCD satellite television and unlimited access to free Wi-Fi, are also provided for quick sources of entertainment.
You can enjoy a refreshing swim along with stunning views in the hotel’s outdoor pool. The hotel also offers bikes, free of charge. You can simply go exploring the luscious, green nature of the countryside that surrounds the hotel on the complimentary bikes. Indoors, you can work out in the gym. There’s also an indoor pool with hydromassage area. Learn how to truly pamper yourself at the wellness area of the hotel. Relax in the sauna or the Turkish bath. Guests are also free to request for one of many beauty treatments offered by the hotel.
Le Fontanelle’s La Colonna restaurant has a panoramic terrace and serves traditional Italian cuisine with a creative twist. The restaurant is headed by the popular chef, Daniele Canella, who is known to create menus in balance between traditional and innovative refinement. He proposes dishes prepared with local and fresh products. You will be enthralled by the traditional tasting menu or the hotel’s “à la carte” seasonal selections. The hotel has hired a sommelier, whose responsibility is to advise you in your selection of wine.
For daily lunches and snacks, the Hotel Le Fontanelle presents its Al Fresco Pool Bar which is located near the outdoor swimming pool area and is open from 12:30 pm to 19:00 pm.
Visiting Tuscany is easy from the hotel. In Tuscany, between the beautiful towns of Florence and Siena extends the hilly area famous for its wines and views, the pristine Chianti region that has not yet lost its primitive understanding between man and nature, harmoniously protected in a perfect mosaic of renowned vineyards, olive groves and medieval villages and castles.
A free scheduled shuttle service is available into Siena town centre and a number of excursions can be organised. For guests who do not wish to spend their holidays with their own car, the Hotel Le Fontanelle proposes on-site arrangements for car rental service. If you book in advance, your car will be waiting for you at the hotel and you’ll simply drop it off at the hotel on departure.
The hotel is an ideal choice for a leisure holiday, a romantic honeymoon, an enchanted wedding, to experience wine tasting tours, to host prestigious events, or simply to enjoy a relaxing break in an atmosphere of intimate wellness and pursuit of your inner peace.
|Address: Strada Provinciale 408, km 14.7, 53019 Pianella, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy|
Phone: +39 0577 35751