The elegant setting and attention to detail at Hotel Le Fontanelle are the perfect incentive to indulge your curiosity about Tuscany while pampering yourself on holiday. When the owner restored the medieval buildings which house Hotel Le Fontanelle, she wanted to create an elegant country residence where one felt would feel right at home - and she couldn't have done a better job. Positioned less than 20 km from Siena and practically in the heart of Chianti, the possibilities to explore the Tuscan landscape are numerous. However, the deluxe accommodations and personalized service will tempt you to go no further than the lush green gardens, private panoramic pool, fully equipped wellness center and culinary delights provided from their in house kitchen and top quality chef.
Experience a country styled welcome and feel right at home
As you step up to Hotel le Fontanelle, the atmosphere will immerse you in the true essence of Tucany: warm hospitality, understated elegance, natural beauty and a reverence to an undeniable rich history. The entire structure was restored using avant gard technology which served to preserve the heart and the story of this little hamlet as much as the stone walls and botanical gardens. From the reception desk to the snack bar, from the wellness center to the panoramic pool, the spirit of Tuscany will surround you and become an integral part of your holidays.
The deluxe hotel offers 25 rooms divided into 5 levels of elegance and comfort. When you reserve your room talk to the staff, so they can guide you to the style that will best suit you. Some rooms come with beautiful views and some with private gardens, terraces with a view or spacious living room quarters. The owner selected a Bordeaux colored theme which is evident in the linens and décor; this rich color mirrors the color of the Chianti wine for which this area of Siena is well known. The hotel offers AC in all the rooms, maid service, in room TV, internet and wi fi connection as well as access to the wellness center, two pools, covered garage and on site restaurant. But it is the attention to detail that will make you feel right at home, like slipping into one of the complementary terry bathrobes in your room or sipping a coaktail at sunset poolside before your dinner at the terrace restaurant.
A complete vacation under one roof
Designed to cater to your every whim, the Hotel le Fontanelle will pamper you from the moment you arrive. Once settled into your room you can start to take advantage of the panoramic outdoor pool while basking in the warm Tuscan sun or you can reserve a treatment at the Wellness Center after using the heated indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath or Jacuzzi. If you prefer to taste the local specialties, then a visit to the onsite restaurant or snack bar will tease you with the delicious flavors of the area along with a wide selection of local wines, the same vintages that are available at the wine gift shop. Be it inside or out, the hotel will surround you with the flavor of Tuscany. There are lots of open spaces to relax and soak up the beautiful landscape, tantalizing colors of the garden and the heady perfume of an well preserved countryside.
A strategic position for site seeing in Tuscany
Castelnuovo Berardenga, aptly named for the new castle built by Siena in the early 1300’s, offers many opportunities to explore the history of Tuscany as well as the characteristic landscape. In less than 20 km you can immerse yourself in the enchanting streets and alley ways of Siena, and in the other direction you can stroll the tranquil squares of Arezzo where one of the largest antique fairs in the area takes place the first weekend of every month. Visit the local vineyards, admire the vast fields of sunflowers and discover the many quaint little towns like Radda or Gaiole in Chianti. The setting around Hotel Le Fontanelle will beckon you to indulge in a day on a Vespa, a trip in a hot air balloon or maybe even a day in a Ferrari. Be sure to ask the concierge for assistance in find all the necessary information.
The ideal position of Hotel Le Fontanelle makes day trips to Florence, Cortona and Montepulciano easy to navigate. Reserve your tickets to the Uffizi Museum or to see David at L’Accademia so that you have free time to stroll the leather markets in Florence. Cortona is a gem, and the quaint atmosphere will be sure to make you a fan of this corner of Tuscany. The extensive vineyards stretch from the north to the south, and a stop at Montepulciano will have you tasting the famous and delicious vino nobile of the area.