Best Hotels in Siena

The ultimate list of the best hotels in Siena

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.

Siena is renowned for both the high quality wines and its prime meat products, as well for the Palio, one of the most famous historical re-enactments in the world. People of all nationalities meet twice a year in Piazza del Campo to attend this event which is one of the most suggestive and discussed ever.

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.

The city offers breathtaking views and getting lost walking through the several streets that cross the city is an activity that anyone should do at least once in life. 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.

Here is the list of the best 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 Italy

A few meters from the historic centre of Siena, Hotel Italia is located near Porta Camollia, the northern entrance in the walls of Siena. To reach the heart of the city, Piazza del Campo, you need to walk for 15-20 minutes, crossing the suggestive streets of Siena.

There are different types of rooms thought to meet every need. The prices vary according to the period and the choice of the room, but they are still contained and accessible to most. The Hotel has a Pet-friendly policy.

Hotel Italia offers a series of free services that will make even the most demanding traveler happy. Breakfast is included in the price and it is rich and provides both sweet and savory dishes. In addition, the kitchen is also Vegan and Gluten Free on request.

For lovers of fun and relax, in the period between May and September, Hotel Italia offers the opportunity to cool off in the pool. The structure that hosts the pool is the twin Hotel Italia (4-star) located just 600 meters from the hotel. By requesting a pass at the reception, you can access the pool for free. Every person older than 4 years, have to spend at least € 5 at the bar.

The streest near Camollia are full of shops, among which you can browse local products, and clubs, where you can spend pleasant evenings. The strategic position guarantees peaceful evenings free from city noises.

Being located outside the Controlled Traffic Zone, the hotel is easily accessible by car and offers private parking. The location is quite convenient and reaching it is not a problem for those who move by public transport.

Hotel Arcobaleno 

Outside the city walls, near Porta Camollia, you can find Hotel Arcobaleno. Built inside a recently renovated 19th-century manor house. The hotel maintains all the original beauty of the historic building in which it was created and grants anyone who is looking for a relaxing holiday a warm and familiar atmosphere. Despite being in an urban area, there is no lack of greenery, in fact, outside there is a very rich garden adorned with plants and flowers and a terrace where you can relax with an aperitif.

Rooms are modern and elegant and includes all the comforts: television, independent heating, free WiFi 24h. The price of the single room is variable but contained, and that’s because of the strategic position of the structure. The continental breakfast is buffet style and included in the price. During the rest of the day, there is a Bar service where you can enjoy a romantic aperitif on the terrace or just to relax with a good cup of tea.

Siena panoramic Terrace

The hotel can be easily reached both by car and by public transport and offers free private parking. To reach the center of Siena you need to walk for several minutes, and to help you in these regards the hotel offers a bike rental service, so you can move quickly and explore the city with the wind in your hair. Just remember that Siena stands on a hill and therefore if you intend to ride a bicycle, get ready to face numerous climbs and descents. Inside the walls, there are not many cars that circulate which is a plus, since they could annoy the bicycle trip.

With a supplement it is possible to bring your animal friend to the structure.

Piazza Paradiso Accommodation

The property is located a few meters from the Cathedral of Siena and just 5 minutes from Piazza del Campo. Being in a very central position and within the walls, the hotel does not have a private car park. The city of Siena is built in such a way that each area within the walls is easily accessible on foot or by taking advantage of the small bus lines that connect the various areas.

Piazza Paradiso offers rooms complete with every comfort, with memory foam or latex beds, modern furniture and parquet floors. There is free WiFi throughout the hotel and in each room, there is an independent air conditioner.

The location is extremely advantageous for those who intend to discover all the corners of the city and the beauties hidden in the alleys of Siena. A few steps from the hotel there are numerous typical shops and restaurants. If you are looking for a nice place to eat, ask local people and discover the true cuisine of the city.

Depending on the period it is possible to find advantageous offers to spend a relaxing holiday without spending a fortune. To find the best price, consult the website or call the hotel directly.

Hotel Chiusarelli 

In a central position, the Hotel Chiusarelli allows you to move easily within the walls and to reach the main places of interest in a short time. Inside the walls, near the Artemio Franchi Stadium of Siena, you can reach Piazza del Campo with no more than 5 minutes on foot.

The structure was created in a neoclassical Villa and maintains its architecture and charm. Inside, frescoed rooms and modern style come together with synergy to offer a stay of beauty and art. The hotel has 48 rooms equipped with every comfort, including WiFi internet, Sky Vision television, bathrooms with shower or bathtub. The prices of the single rooms are higher than the hotels in the surroundings, justified by the optimal location and the numerous services offered.

The breakfast is continental and proposes a wide choice of typical dishes in its restaurant, as well as the opportunity to relax on a beautiful terrace surrounded by greenery.

Despite the central location, the hotel offers a small, free, non-bookable parking, just outside the city walls. Alternatively, you can ask a private garage for € 15 per day.

Best Western Hotel – San Marco 

Located in the western part of the city, outside the walls, the structure was inaugurated in 2004 thanks to the collaboration of some of the best Italian designers. This 3-stars hotel reserves a series of innovative and original services for all its customers and despite its peripheral location, it is well connected to the main attractions of the city.

For guests who come by car, the hotel offers a large covered parking area, which is great since it often rains during the cold seasons. You will also find a modern acoustic correction system to ensure comfort and relaxation during all hours of the day.

Although it does not have its own restaurant inside, the Best Western has many agreements with some of the best restaurants in the city. Don’t worry, though, because of the continental breakfast is included in the price and can satisfy both sweet and savory lovers.

There are numerous comforts and accessories found in the 28 rooms of the Best Western San Marco, including free WiFi, television and heating. The price ranges are variable and adapt to every type of need.

Hotel Minerva 

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.

Campo Square

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.

Relais Degli Angeli

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.

Hotel Garden 

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

Grand Hotel Continental 

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.

Siena, Piazza del campo

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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