Alla Posta dei Donini is one of the most prestigious hotels in Umbria, a seventeenth-century building that was once more embellished in the 18th and 19th centuries and the summer residence of the Donini counts located in the heart of a botanical park. 48 rooms including 25 Junior Suites, a var and a restaurant, frescoed meeting rooms and a wellness center where you can relax in the sauna, massage, turkish bath and indoor salt water swimming pool.
Alla Posta dei Donini History
In the green heart of Italy, a short distance from Perugia, stands a prestigious period residence transformed today into a luxurious resort consisting of two carefully restored seventeenth-century villas. Alla Posta dei Donini was founded in 1600 as a summer residence of the Donini counts and is embraced by an evergreen vegetation, immersed in more than two hectares of private botanical park.
It consists of two structures: Villa Costanza in the central part and Villa Laura, connected to each other by a glass walkway overlooking the park. The rooms are embellished with original frescoes and works by the famous exponents of the school of the '700 as Giuli and Appiani. The furnishings are also original of the eighteenth century, illuminated by Murano chandeliers or by the warm fireplace fire on winter evenings.
The accommodation offers 48 rooms of different types, 16 Superior rooms for 2 people, Deluxe in Villa Costanza for 2 people, 8 Executive rooms in Villa Laura with 2 people and 14 Junior Suites in Villa Costanza with separate living area and possibility of a third bed. Some frescoed, others with four-poster bed, others with exposed wooden beams, others with views of the park, are all tastefully decorated, with fine fabrics and elegant draperies, equipped with Wi-Fi, telephone and satellite TV, air conditioning , safe and minibar, to ensure maximum comfort for every visitor.
Breakfast is served buffet style, while dinner is served in the renowned in-house restaurant, once the villa's caretaker's house. The kitchen serves traditional Umbrian and national cuisine with interesting international recipes. The well-stocked Enoteca della residenza offers a wide selection of the best local and national labels, also organizing pleasant tastings,
It is from the magnificent park that starts the wellness path of the Ginko Spa, the well-equipped health center opened in 2008. Here we find an indoor pool with heated salt water and a hydromassage area with jets. The wellness center has a beauty center where you can undergo various massages and treatments, an area reserved for the hot path with Sauna, Hammam and emotional showers and a Calidarium reserved for exclusive use or for couples.
11 meeting rooms equipped with the most modern audio-video equipment allow you to organize large industrial events that can accommodate up to 600 people, while the location of the residence offers an ideal setting for wedding receptions, also counting in the private chapel of the seventeenth century dedicated to St. Philip where it is possible to celebrate the religious ceremony.
Easily reachable by car, the hotel has a large car park with a capacity of 400 seats; public transportation - bus and train - stop near the complex and allow a quick arrival to Assisi and Perugia.