Castelletto di Montebenichi (Chianti)
Central Tuscany, Chianti, and Siena, Italy
Staying at Castelletto di Montebenichi is a unique, exciting experience. The guests staying at this property, are 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 that 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. 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.
The properties other facilities include a bar lounge where guests can help themselves at any time of the day and a free car park just a short walk from the hotel. Theie is NO restaurant on the property. In the village, however, very close is a wonderful “trattoria” called “L’Orciaia” offers tasty traditional Tuscan dishes. Wine and live oil produced in Montebenichi can be found in the small shop, located in the tiny square, just in front of the main building.
The owners of Castelletto di Montebenichi have 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, fridge and safe. All the rooms have air conditioning.
Castelletto di Montebenichi is closed from November through to March
The property is a non-smoking establishment and does not accept any type of animals.
**The property is also not suitable for children under the age of 14**
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As of August 1, 2018 Castelletto di Montebenichi is no longer a hotel.
You CAN rent independent apartments with a Minimum 3 night Rental (No Hotel Services)
Includes use of the garden, pool, fitness room and car parking.