This amazing property is located 1/2 way between Florence and Siena. Spend a day or so sightseeing... See full review
Aug 26, 2011
From its privileged position in the verdant Tuscan countryside, this hotel accommodation is a magnificent 12th century castle commanding stunning views of the rolling local hills, ancient vineyards and lush olive groves whilst enjoying close proximity to some of Italy's most mesmerising cities - Florence, Siena and Pisa.Following meticulous restoration the castle is a treasure trove of original features that have been lovingly brought back to their former glory and is now one of the top luxury hotels in Chianti. Centuries-old frescoes, family crests and enchanting vaulted ceilings bring to life the grandeur of this region's rich historic past.The Tuscan hotel - a combination of luxury rooms and lavish suites - is a captivating mix of understated glamour, historical charm and contemporary comfort with cleverly installed state-of-the-art technology that is completely at one with its surroundings.This Tuscan countryside accommodation also offers complete sanctuary and utter indulgence in one of Tuscany's most exclusive destination spas. ESPA at Castello Del Nero features Experience Showers, Gentle Saunas, Aromatic Turkish Baths, Ice Fountains, heated Vitality Pool, Tranquillity Lounge, Fitness Suite and offers a fusion of advanced techniques and ancient therapies to soothe, relax and revitalise.The Tuscan hotel, Castello del Nero, is also renowned for the exceptional standards of its fine dining at the La Torre restaurant. Once the castle's stables, the elegant dining room allows guests to dine by the historical fireplace or eat al fresco on the Garden Terrace overlooking the Chianti valley. The Executive Chef uses local, organic produce to create sublime Tuscan cuisine and some exquisite signature dishes, making everything, including the bread, pastries and pasta, by hand.In short, Castello Del Nero is a masterpiece of flawless, five-star opulence and stunning attention to detail which justifies its place as one of the top luxury hotels in Chianti.
Castello Del Nero Hotel & Spa Rooms
Comfortable room in tasteful Tuscan style with queen bed (180x200cm) or two twin beds, courtyard or garden view, some with separated shower and bathtub.
Alluring room decorated in Tuscan style with queen bed (180x200cm) or two twin beds, with views over the hills or the gardens, bathtub with fixed combined shower.
Tastefully decorated spacious room with queen bed or two twin beds, with a panoramic views over the hills, some with separate shower and bathtub. Possibility of adding a baby cot or an extra bed by reservation.
Charming Suite in typical Tuscan style with a spacious living-room separated from the queen bedroom (180x200), courtyard or garden view, some with separate shower and bathtub. Possibility of adding baby cots or extra beds by reservation. Special Suite amenities, complimentary soft drinks in Minibar and daily access to Spa Heat Experiences.
Elegant Suite with separate living-room and bedroom with queen bed (180x200cm), breathtaking panoramic views over the magnificent Chianti hills, tastefully decorated, separated shower and bathtub. Possibility of adding baby cots or extra beds by reservation. Special Suite amenities, complimentary soft drinks in Minibar and daily access to Spa Heat Experiences.
Outstanding historical Suite with original frescoed walls and ceiling located on the first floor of the main building. King or Queen (180x200cm) bedroom with living area and original fireplace, stunning views, separated shower and bathtub. Possibility of adding baby cots or extra beds by reservation. Special Suite amenities, complimentary soft drinks in Minibar and daily access to Spa Heat Experiences.
Free buffet breakfast
No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Fitness center or spa
Free buffet breakfast
24 hour room service
Terms and conditions
Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz
This amazing property is located 1/2 way between Florence and Siena. Spend a day or so sightseeing in Florence then be picked up by their free shuttle for the 30 min ride to the property.
Situated on their own 700 acre vineyard with Olive Groves
and Rosemary Hedges my wife and I had a romantic get away. Sit by the pool overlooking rolling landscape and pick ripe figs to snack on.
Drink their own vintage wine while dining alfresco at a superb restaurant.
Do not miss the spa, voted one of the top 10 in the world by Conde Nast in March 2011 issue.
We really lucked out with this find.
Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Short drive from hotel
Fly or train to Florence. See the sights. Free shuttle twice daily to/from.
Car arrangements can then be arranged from this country retreat to Siena and other Tuscan Towns