Palazzo Guiscardo - Piestrasanta
Northwest Tuscany, Pisa, and Lucca, Italy
Pietrasanta has always been an important cultural centre in Versilia, The artisan tradition has been kept alive by local workshops and atelier and by many bronze foundries. The artistic context has functioned as catalyst for many Italian and foreign artist who have chosen Pietrasanta as their privileged location. The nearby Marina has a fine sandy beach stretching for about five kms with a transparent blue sea whose depth degrades sweetly.
Palazzo Guiscardo takes its name from the founder of the town of Pietrasanta, Guiscardo Pietrasanta, whom in the year 1255, as the then authority of Lucca, gave his own insignia of nobility to the antique medieval settlement.
Palazzo Guiscardo is situated in an original Liberty style building that dates back to the 1800s. During the transformation into a hotel we have been careful to respect its original style, in order to preserve and highlights the characteristic elements of the period.
The hotel comprises 8 rooms of which 1 suite and 3 junior suites are furnished in different ways, with antique furniture and canopy-beds, ensuring a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The style and manners are those of a private home, with the services of a grand hotel.
Guided tours of art galleries, to artisan workshops and artists studios, motorboat excursions, and privileged access to the best restaurants and lidos in the area are just some of the activities and services guests can enjoy. Our concierge can also arrange cooking classes, sculpture and language lessons and massages as well as planning tailor-made holiday packages for guests. The hotel has:
- Air conditioning
- Satellite TV
- Complimentary Internet access in the rooms and Wifi in the lobby
- Transfer to and from Pisa and Florence airports*
- Guided art tours*
- Motorboat excursions*
- 24/7 concierge service
The hotel has nine rooms one of which is a suite and four of which are junior suites. Each one has it own distinct style and furniture, creating a warm and welcoming ambiance. Particular care has been taken with the bathrooms in precious local marbles which blend perfectly with the old building, respecting the traditions of the city of Pietrasanta which is renowned for its artists, sculptors and artisan workshops. And the various types of marble used in the bathrooms are what give the rooms their names. The atmosphere throughout is that of a private home with the service levels of a grand hotel.
- Independently air-conditioning
- Marble bathrooms with shower and hydro massage bath
- Soundproofed rooms
- Rooms with gazebos on the balcony
- Internet connection
- LCD Satellite TV