L’Ultimo Mulino Country Hotel (Gaiole in Chianti)
Central Tuscany, Chianti, and Siena, Italy
L’Ultimo Mulino, a wonderful 4 star hotel in Gaiole in Chianti region, offers its guests peace and wellness through the enchanting beauty of its architectonical details and the surrounding natural scenery. In the surroundings of Vistarenni you can get to the hotel crossing a little XV century bridge and you find yourself in the atmosphere of Tuscan farmhouses, once owned by the country house of Villa Vistarenni; something both town and rural which charms and enchants, done in order to satisfy every desire.
Inside the hotel it’s still possible to see a lot of ancient details, which testify the old function of this building, when millers used it to grind the grain. The footways and the corridors which lead to the rooms have been obtained over the deep mill-race, where running water, thanks to the big wooden wheel, revolved. Of this wheel, only the central pivot has lasted through the centuries. Characteristic and typical of Tuscany is the central lounge, with its thirteen arches, all of them in stone and fired bricks. In this wonderful and large lounge, where Ultimo Mulino welcomes their guests, is served the rich Buffet breakfast. In the lounge you can find also a precious piano and the old wood-fired oven.
L’Ultimo Mulino feeds itself on these essences, it preserves and enhances them in a suggestive and unique setting. It is the only water-mill where water came from the high, its water tank is now the wonderful pool, sorrounded by trees and genistas, between them you can relax and have a dip. At your arrival you will be welcomed in a large ivy-covered patio surrounded by roses, where once were unloaded the goods and now is a delicious location to enjoy
L’Ultimo Mulino is in “La Ripresa di Vistarenni”, the territory of Gaiole in Chianti, in Siena province. The hotel is located in a natural park and is easily reachable just following the road from Gaiole to Radda in Chianti. For better information you can look at the map where is indicated the hotel’s position and the maps with driving directions to reach L’Ultimo Mulino from the main towns of Tuscany, such as Florence, Pisa, Siena, Arezzo and from Fiumicino airport in Rome.
The hotel Ultimo Mulino in the externals offer nice view to admire and enjoy, the entrance in the restored little bridge and then the walking under the nut trees open a warm scenery that goes on with a path that gets the stairs to the swimming pool full of roses. In the main patio it is possible to stay and read a book tasting a good wine or sit with friends tasting an aperitif or a light lunch. The patio is perfect for having dinner after a warm summer day. In the back part of the hotel between the swimming pool and the river there is a nice lawn. And for the persons who loves walking it is possible to walk along a path that gets the Vistarenni farmhouse. Beauty and comfort are combined, the pleasure of the stay goes together the comfort of a big parking area that is checked by a security system.
The hotel Ultimo Mulino is immersed in the enchanting green of the Countryside of Chianti near to a little river that makes days fresh. In the countryside all the rooms of the hotel, the beautiful and elegant restaurant room and the patio where the buffet breakfast is served or where the guests can taste delicious lunches or snacks during all day long glimpse. In order to offer to all our guests all the possibilities for relaxing and enjoying the peace of the Tuscan countryside, we have decided to build for Ultimo Mulino an external swimming pool where it is possible to spend nice days with a good aperitif or snack. The swimming pool is the ancient tub for water that was a part of the ancient mill that was turned into this special hotel after the restoration.
Along the pool with the umbrellas and the deckchairs our guests can be under the sun immersed in the peace of the countryside of Chianti having the possibility to order something to the bar. In order to offer all the possible relax it is possible at Ultimo Mulino to book massages that the guests can have out side in privacy along the pool.
The rooms of this hotel in the heart of Chianti, in a beautiful area among Gaiole in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, are equipped with all the comforts a modern traveler expects to find in a 4 stars hotel.
All rooms have been designed accordingly to the taste of the typical Tuscan farmhouses: wrought iron beds, floors in baked clay, exposed beams and original stone walls. Even the wallpaper and pastel colors guests see in the hotel rooms, have been chosen accordingly to the typical atmosphere of the Ultimo Mulino, where, focused in tradition and ancient culture, guests can find a true haven to relax and rest. Staying in a room of the Ultimo Mulino means taking a plunge into the past traditions without losing the opportunity to enjoy the modern life comforts.
The hotel rooms are all equipped with the usual comforts of a 4 stars hotel: heating, minibar, air conditioning, telephone, satellite TV, hairdryer and safe. Some of them, however, have also been equipped with a Jacuzzi, in order to offer a further opportunity to relax. Other rooms have a private patio for guests, where you can relax or enjoy a drink in peace and quiet, surrounded by the tuscan nature. At the Ultimo Mulino guests can also choose to have breakfast on the patio to enjoy as much as tranquillity and privacy as possible.
The breakfast buffet is served each morning in the central hall and, in the warmest months, on the cool veranda. All the products we offer for breakfast are home-made, our pies, for example, are made by the skilled hands of our staff assigned to breakfast in the morning, following her grandmother's recipes and using fresh products of the season. The cheeses, cured meats and eggs are bought from farms in Tuscany after a careful quality control and are prepared at the moment of the order to ensure maximum freshness.
In addition, our staff is always at your disposal for any further request or information. Also for any particular doubt or a particularity that you want to inquire about, you can ask through the availability request form on this website, where it is possible to forward any question to which we will be happy to answer as quickly as possible!
Classic: Comfortable double bedroom, furnished in typical Tuscan style with cotto pavements, wooden beans and details of stone in the walls. All the Classic rooms have mirror, writing table, luggage stand, table, arm chair, wardrobe, sat TV LCD, safebox, minibar with free water, direct telephone, heating and air conditioning. Bathroom with shower, courtesy products, mirror, hairdryer and American plug.
Superior: Comfortable double bedroom, furnished in typical Tuscan style with cotto pavements, wooden beans and details of stone in the walls. All the Superior rooms have mirror, writing table, luggage stand, table, arm chair, wardrobe, sat TV LCD, safebox, minibar with free water, direct telephone, heating and air conditioning. Bathroom with hydromassage bathtub, courtesy products, mirror, hairdryer and American plug.
Deluxe: Comfortable double bedroom with private patio, furnished in typical Tuscan style with cotto pavements, wooden beans and details of stone in the walls. All the Deluxe rooms have mirror, writing table, luggage stand, table, arm chair, wardrobe, sat TV LCD, safebox, minibar with free water, direct telephone, heating and air conditioning. Bathroom with hydromassage bathtub, courtesy products, mirror, hairdryer and American plug.
Suite: Comfortable double bedroom with private patio and living area, furnished in typical Tuscan style with cotto pavements, wooden beans and details of stone in the walls. The Suite has mirror, writing table, luggage stand, table, arm chair, 2 wardrobes, sat TV LCD in the bedroom and in the living room, safebox, minibar with free water, direct telephone, heating and air conditioning. 2 Bathrooms, one with shower and the other with hydromassage bathtub, courtesy products, mirror, hairdryer and American plug.
The Hotel Ultimo Mulino has got a very good restaurant for the guests. In the restaurant of the hotel, inside the green Chianti country side, we can offer typical traditional Tuscan recipes found in the notebook of our grandmothers, with a special care to the season and freshness for the products which we use. We have also put particular care in the wine selection either local, National and foreign ones, in order to be in a perfect combination with the dishes. Our guest can spend a quiet and relaxing day in the outdoor swimming pool, having a light and fresh lunch in the veranda. In the evening our guest can have dinner at candle light choosing from our selected menu made of typical Tuscan recipes that our restaurant offers.Of course every dishes will be served with a good local wine that our staff will be more than happy to suggest which one can be combined with the food you have chosen.