Arca di Pienza (Pienza)
Central Tuscany, Chianti, and Siena, Italy
Hotel Arca di Pienza is located in Tuscany, 100 metres from Pienza historic centre. The property offers, in addition to beautiful guestrooms, an ample breakfast room and a cozy lounge beside the reception, where a courteous and welcoming staff is glad to give you information and useful advice for an unforgettable holiday. The tranquility of the surrounding environment join together the charming hotel and rooms. Pienza is surrounded by magic realities: archaeology, for some of the best sites including Cava Barbieri and Romitorio, Buca delle Fate, Grotta del Beato; nature, for Siena clays and for the wide opened spaces where you can walk or cycle; history, for the medieval castles including Monticchiello, Spedaletto, Castiglione d'Orcia and for the many churches such as Pieve di Corsignano ,the ancient name of Pienza, Sant'Anna in Camprena is lying in neighboring areas.
It is easy to reach the top of the Amiata mountain, where in the fifteenth century, the Pope Pio II loved staying and where he bought the white fir-wood girders to build Piccolomini Palace and the other buildings in Pienza: with the plan of the architect Rossellino, he wanted to realize his humanistic dream of an ideal city, Pienza, just here, where today Gloria purpose is to welcome her guests in an ideal place provided with every kind of comfort.
The hotel offers 8 single, double and triple rooms with private bathroom and hairdryer. All of the rooms are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning, direct dial telephone, Internet access, mini bar, satellite TV and balcony. Rooms for disabled guests, extra beds and baby cots are available upon request.
A continental breakfast buffet is served in the breakfast room between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Breakfast can be served directly in your room, on request. The hotel offers:
Access for disabled
Front desk - safety box
Tourist information and city tour