Hotel Le Fontanelle, Castelnuovo BerardengaSP 408 - Km 14.7, Pianella
Set in the heart of the Chianti countryside, surrounded by fertile vineyards and gently rolling wooded countryside, this elegant country-house-style hotel offers 5-star accommodation. Hotel La Fontanelle was converted from an old estate house dating back to the 13th century. There are panoramic views here over a glorious landscape that remains largely unchanged since the house was originally built. In addition, many of Tuscany's major cultural cities - Florence, Siena, Lucca, Pisa and Arezzo - are within easy reach.
There are 25 beautifully presented rooms at this Chianti hotel, each furnished with taste and elegance to create a comfortable, relaxing experience. Each room is individually furnished and decorated and may have lovely wooden-beamed ceilings and terracotta-tiled floors with gorgeous views over the vineyards, the wooded valley or the hotel's lovely swimming pool.
The rooms at the Hotel Le Fontanelle, Castelnuovo Berardenga have en-suite bathrooms equipped with fluffy towels, and bathrooms have a range of toiletries; there is also a fitted hairdryer, a personal safe, direct-dial telephone, internet connection point and a generously stocked, refrigerated minibar. The choice between a full English breakfast or a lighter, continental version is offered and room service is available.
The public areas of this Chianti accommodation include a choice of comfortable sitting rooms and a well-stocked library. On the first floor a magnificent light-filled loggia provides a wonderful place to relax and take in the unique atmosphere of this very special hotel. Meeting facilities include a large, private meeting room with a small theatre and the full complement of audio-visual aids and secretarial support.
In the gardens, guests will discover a delightful open-air swimming pool with panoramic views; there is also a fully equipped gym with high-tech facilities and a selection of spa treatments. Other facilities include an underground garage, a laundry and ironing service, bicycle hire and a car rental and airport pickup service. Both children and pets are welcome here and there is a babysitting service.
|Double room from €385|