It Relais Chiostro di Pienza is an ex-convent with 37 rooms, situated in the center of the stunning historic town of Pienza in the heart of Val D’Orcia. The luxury hotel boasts antique charm and a one of a kind panoramic garden overlooking the romantic hills in the Siena countryside. A vacation in this beautiful relais promises not only a matchless experience in the city center of a medieval town but the possibility to relive a piece of history.
Time stands still in this luxury hotel
A pleasant blend of history, elegance and pampering are what makes a holiday vacation at the Relais Il Chiostro di Pienza so special. This unique hotel is found inside a completely restored convent with over 30 rooms, a private pool, an onsite restaurant, a panoramic garden and courtyard area. The rooms, all with en suite bathrooms, are divided into 5 types of luxury, choose from those with a panoramic views or frescoed ceilings. The Relais will spoil you with a delicious buffet breakfast, daily teatime treats, local culinary specialties from its terrace restaurant and free internet service, including the use of 2 complimentary computers in the common rooms. In addition, to holiday accommodations, il Chiostro di Pienza is an ideal venue for destination weddings and business meeting with dedicated meeting rooms for up to 40 persons.
Choose the stunning views of the Siena hills
The relais highlights not only the elegant architecture put the unique landscapes of Tuscany. There are 37 hotel rooms each featuring a different panoramic view from Pienza – be sure to ask for your favorite. All the rooms come with a TV, tea set, complimentary soaps and shampoos, use of the pool, buffet breakfast and free Wi Fi service. Always an added plus, there is the possibility to request a reserved parking spot in the city center for a small surcharge and they will accommodate pets.The renovation of the convent highlights restored frescos, the classical Tuscan courtyard, antique furnishings and a special panoramic terrace. It is the perfect setting for someone who wants total relax without ever setting foot outside, with an onsite restaurant, common rooms for relaxing, a refreshing garden with pool and a delightful panoramic terrace.
Holidays in a distinctive and historic medieval town
In 1996 Pienza was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can stroll the alleys and lanes that criss cross in front of Palazzo Piccolomini or the precarious Cathedral and discover the small shops with local foods and art. Pienza is a romantic and ideal position to start your holidays exploring the Val d’Orcia landscape which was added in 2004 to the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes. The unforgettable views found throughout the southern part of Tuscany were made famous in Renaissance painting which depicted its soft rolling hills in varying shades of grays, greens and browns together with today’s modern images of sunflower filled fields.
Scenery, wine, history and relax in Tuscany
Between the vino nobile of Montepulciano and the Brunello wines of Montalcino, Pienza is surrounded by a strong tradition of delicious wines – the perfect complement to the ever famous pecorino cheese from Pienza. One doesn’t need to travel far to experience something new and exciting, Bagno Vignoni with its thermal waters, Siena with its traditional Palio, the hiking and trekking on the trails of Mount Amiata and the unique landscape of the Crete of Siena are less than an hour away. Located in a convenient position for access to major roads makes it easy to visit Arezzo, Cortona and Florence for day trips.