Hotel Certosa di Maggiano

Strada di Certosa 82, Siena, Italy

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  • Public Spaces17
  • Service17
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Hotel Description

It’s not entirely irrelevant that Siena’s Hotel Certosa di Maggiano began its life in the 14th century as a monastery: to this day it retains a certain ascetic air, a feeling of escape from worldly concerns, an uncanny calm that could, we’re confident, quite reasonably be called spiritual.

Which is more than just a polite way to say Certosa di Maggiano offers a somewhat stripped-down hotel experience, in comparison to the grab bag of facilities and activities one finds at some of the more expansive resorts in this price range. There is a helipad, after all, so it’s not as though it’s for lack of capital—we prefer to think that these days there’s something rather focused about a hotel which presents itself simply as a quiet country retreat.

Seventeen rooms is all the old monastery could accommodate, and refreshingly there’s no “modern wing,” the achilles heel of many a historic hotel. Just seventeen rooms, converted from the original seventeen monks’ cells, and a surprisingly dazzling complement of public spaces; from the Emperor’s Hall, bearing portraits of the ancient Roman rulers, to the chapel, still serving its original purpose, or the library, all kitted out as a drawing room, the perfect place to meet your fellow travelers over coffee or cocktails.

The old monastery’s dining hall today serves as the restaurant, though in fairer weather meals are served out by the modest heated pool, with views of Siena’s famously picturesque rooftops. Should you feel claustrophobic inside the guest rooms or the library, you’ll find there’s no shortage of quiet places to stroll in the hotel’s extensive gardens—don’t be surprised if, one way or another, this place manages to induce a bout of quiet reflection.

How to get there: Hotel Certosa di Maggiano is approximately a 1 hour drive from Florence Vespucci Airport.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 17 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Secluded

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  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service
  • Yoga

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service
  • Yoga

Need to Know

Valid credit card required.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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