Hotel le Fontanelle is a small but very prestigious 5-star hotel in the heart of Tuscany, born from the conservative restoration of an original farmhouse nucleus of the XIII century. Made and furnished to guarantee an atmosphere of sober refinement, it offers 25 rooms furnished with typical Tuscan antique furniture, where original terracotta floors and exposed wooden beams can be found. La Colonna Restaurant's cuisine offers the delicacies of the Tuscan and Italian tradition recreated with taste and creativity.
Hotel Le Fontanelle History
The Hotel Le Fontanelle, overlooks a secluded and exclusive corner of the Chianti Classico valley, where lush olive groves and vineyards cover one of the most fascinating views of the Tuscan countryside. An ideal destination for those wishing to escape the frenetic pace of everyday life to devote themselves to total relaxation without depriving themselves of the opportunity to visit the great cultural attractions of the region: in fact it is only 20 km from Siena and 80 km from Florence.
The complex is an ancient farmhouse nucleus dating back to the thirteenth century. Le Fontanelle is named after the ancient sources of stone used for the collection of spring water, preserved until today. The restoration of the residence, carried out in a wise and careful way, wanted to preserve the ancient architectural splendor without neglecting the attention to detail and the equipment of every modern comfort. The stone façade naturally integrates with the surrounding landscape, while the interiors are bright and furnished in typical Tuscan style.
The Hotel Le Fontanelle is spread over two levels and consists of a central body where are located receptions, the bar, the restaurant, the pool and the spa. The common areas of the Hotel are the living room with fireplace, for breaks from the ancient suggestion, and the private library of the villa, rich in various works.
The 25 rooms of the Hotel are divided into Classic, Prestige, Deluxe, Junior Suite and Suite and are located on the first and second floors, some with views of the vineyards or the ancient woods, others on the pool. All furnished in a typical Tuscan style, they feature terracotta tile floors and wooden beamed ceilings; sobriety and elegance are harmonized in warm tones and with a welcoming flavor, where the sensation is that of an almost familiar atmosphere. There is no lack of modern comforts: satellite TV, Wi-Fi, safe and minibar.
The prestigious restaurant "La Colonna" offers guests the dishes of the rich Tuscan and Italian culinary tradition, with a careful attention to the international presentation and detail. The environment is furnished in Tuscan style, where the colors are warm and bright, to recreate an intimate and charming atmosphere to be enjoyed during a romantic dinner. During the summer, dinner can be set up in the spectacular panoramic terrace, from which you can admire the vastness of the Chianti valley.
Present in the structure a Wine / Gift shop where you can buy wines and olive oil produced on the estate and take away with you a vivid memory of this magnificent land. Other services include the Vespa rental, free private covered garage, free use of mountain bikes with which to explore the paths along the villa, free shuttle service to Siena.
For those who want to regenerate with moments of pure relaxation, Hotel Le Fontanelle also offers a panoramic outdoor swimming pool, a heated indoor pool with Jacuzzi area, a Turkish bath, a sauna, a fully equipped gym and a massage area.
Cooking enthusiasts can opt for a series of food and wine tours with tastings in the various cellars of the Chianti valley. Hotel Le Fontanelle, overlooks a secluded and exclusive corner of the Chianti Classico valley, where lush olive groves and vineyards cover one of the most fascinating of the Tuscan countryside. An ideal destination for those wishing to escape the frenetic pace of everyday life to devote themselves to total relaxation without depriving themselves of the opportunity to visit the great cultural attractions of the region: in fact it is only 20 km from Siena and 80 km from Florence.