Siena is one of the most famous medieval cities in Italy and around the world. Situated between the hills, it stands on high ground and overlooks the beautiful and evocative landscapes of Tuscany.
Its high quality wines and its prime meat products, as well for the Palio, are something that people would travel the world for. Tourists of all nationalities meet twice a year in Piazza del Campo to attend Palio competition, but they come and go all year long even just to see its architectural beauties.
Every corner offers something to see: churches and statues, elegant shops and restaurants. If Tuscany is renowned for being the cradle of some of the greatest artists of Italy, Siena is certainly one of the places where art is truly alive.
Despite its modest dimensions, Siena has a rich, fervent and engaging atmosphere. Tourism brings great wealth to the city and although the locals are very attached to their traditions, they are well disposed towards tourists of all nationalities.
Here is the list of unfogettable hotels in Siena to spend a memorable holiday in one of the most beautiful town in Italy. And if you want to explore the landscape tasting some very high quality wine, you should read our guide on the best wine tours in Siena.
Hotel Minerva is a historic hotel in Siena. It is located within the city walls, in the north of the city, a few steps from Piazza del Campo. The hotel is suitable for both business travelers and those who want to relax and enjoy a holiday in one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Italy.
The Minerva has 56 rooms, divided by class: Easy, Elegant Standard, Superior Room and Junior Suite. Regardless of the price range, each room can praise peculiarities that enhance the architectural characteristics of the historic building.
A great plus is the possibility to park inside a guarded garage. The garage is located outside the controlled Traffic Zone and has a fixed daily cost, which can vary according to the season.
The morning at the Minerva hotel begins with an abundant buffet breakfast, rich in both sweet and savory dishes, including numerous local products.
One of the strong points of the hotel is certainly its panoramic garden, from which you can taste one of the many products of the internal bar while admiring the splendid Sienese panorama.
The price range compared to the 4 types of rooms varies between € 60 and € 150 per night.
The Relais degli Angeli rises in an ancient noble palace and presents itself in all its elegance and artistic caliber. The interiors are luxurious and frescoed, the rooms large and modern, and all just a few steps from the heart of Siena, Piazza del Campo.
The hotel offers its guests an extremely abundant breakfast. A rich buffet based on local products of the highest quality. You can enjoy your breakfast both in the main room or on a magnificent terrace overlooking the city streets. The menu also includes dishes selected for celiacs and vegans. On request, breakfast is also served in the room.
Inside the structure there are common areas where guests can relax while enjoying a hot drink or reading a book, without any distractions. For all guests, the hotel offers a refreshment corner where you can eat and drink at any time of the day so that you can organize your day in the best possible way and in full autonomy.
The prices of the rooms are obviously higher than the other hotels, but perfectly inline with the standards of the other structures that can praise such an advantageous position. However, different solutions are offered for different types of guests, with a good variety of price ranges.
Animals are not allowed in this structure.
The Hotel Garden is located outside the city walls of Siena, surrounded by an eighteenth-century garden characterized by beautiful flowers and ancient statues. The location is convenient for those arriving by car and it is also excellent for those traveling by public transport, as it is not far from the train station. Near the hotel entrance, there is a bus stop which takes you to the city center in just 5 minutes.
The Garden offers 120 rooms, complete with every comfort and divided according to needs, from the Economy ones, comfortable and accessible, to the Junior Suites, equipped and luxurious. Consequently, the prices also vary according to customer requests.
The hotel’s restaurant has an extensive menu and prepares dishes for intolerant and celiac on request. In addition, you can enjoy a selection of excellent quality wines typical of the Sienese and Tuscan territory in general.
Among the services that the Garden provides, there are the seasonal swimming pool for both kids and adult, a tennis court, a large parking area for residents and the possibility to organize tours in the city or in the country area
Just a few steps from Piazza del Campo, the Continental stands out as one of the most luxurious in Siena. Housed in a 16th-century building, the Grand Hotel is the only a 5-star Boutique Hotel in the city center.
The building counts 51 rooms, elegantly frescoed and with Tuscan terracotta floors. There are many types of rooms that are made available to the guest during the booking phase, each with its own comforts and peculiarities, all with the same class and elegance.
The Grand Hotel Continental can praise a large restaurant with a refined menu, open to both guests and tourists who want to stop for a meal. One of the strong points of the restaurant is certainly the selection of local wines from the most renowned vineyards.
Among the services that the structure offers, there is the possibility of organizing numerous experiences within the city of Siena and throughout Tuscany.
Pets are allowed but you will need to contact the hotel first to decide the details of your stay with your animal friend.
The prices of the Grand Hotel vary according to the room selection and maybe quite high for those who do not have large sums, but the experience that is offered is certainly worth the cost.
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