The Hotel Le Fontanelle overlooks, like a large panoramic terrace, on one of the most fascinating views of the Tuscan countryside. Surrounded by lush vineyards and olive groves, secluded in an exclusive corner of the valley of Chianti Classico, it enjoys an enviable position. Ideal for those looking to getting away from the fast-paced world we live in to indulge in pure relaxation, not missing the chance to visit great cultural attractions and have great gastronomic experiences. In fact it is located only 20 km from Siena and 80 km from Florence, offers the opportunity to discover the charm and richness of the Italian Renaissance.
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The property is an ancient country estate, which central structure dates back to the thirteenth century. It takes the name from its ancient sources of stone used to collect water from a spring, which have been preserved until today. The wise renovation of the residence has revived its ancient architectural splendour without losing sight of certain details and surely paying attention to provide all the modern amenities. The stone facade is in harmony with the surrounding nature, while the interiors are bright and furnished in typical Tuscan style. The Hotel Le Fontanelle is divided into several floors and consists of a main building where we find the reception, the restaurant, the bar, the swimming pool and small spa. The furniture has been accurately chosen to make comfortable every corner of the hotel. For example the common areas of the house are very cosy and invite the guests to relaxation in front of the fireplace or in the private library of the villa whilst reading a book of the vast collection. This small hotel discreetly won a favourable position among the hotels in Tuscany, finding its niche among the properties where you can still spend holidays completely abstracted from everyday life and reconnect with a natural primitive dimension.
The 25 rooms of the Hotel Le Fontanelle are divided in different categories: Classic, Prestige, Deluxe, Junior Suites and Suites, located in the first and second floor, some overlooking the pool, or the vineyard or the forest. All are decorated in a charming Tuscan style and feature ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiled floors. These are characterized by great style where simplicity and elegance blend to form bright and warm environments in which to enjoy of a familiar harmony. All are equipped with modern comforts such as safe, hairdryer, satellite TV with LCD screen, wireless internet, minibar.
The exclusive restaurant "La Colonna" offers typical dishes of the Tuscan and Italian cuisine with the attention to detail and the presentation of the dishes which is typically international. The taste of food is enhanced by a careful selection of fine Tuscan wines expertly proposed by the Chef. The dining room, decorated in Tuscan colours and soft lighting, creates a charming and intimate atmosphere where you can enjoy a very romantic dinner. Moreover, the hotel features the panoramic Belvedere Terrace of Colonna Restaurant, which is set for dinner during the summer season, from where you can admire the breathtaking view over the magnificent valley of Chianti: precious moments of peace that only the Hotel Le Fontanelle can give you.
Services & Activities
Reception 24-hour; Concierge service; free Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel Le Fontanelle; Wine/Gift shop where you can buy olive oil and wine produced on the estate; Vespa rental, free, private and covered garage; free use of mountain bikes; guided tours to the botanical garden of the hotel; free shuttle service to Siena centre at fixed hours (to be booked in advance, valid after the check-in). Nature lovers can spend their time on a mountain bike or take long walks on the paths around the villa and thereby discover the beauty of the surrounding countryside. Lovers of good food have at their disposal a range of food and wine tours and tasting organized in various wineries in the valley of Chianti. For those who want to be pampered by different wellness treatments, the hotel offers a panoramic outdoor swimming pool, indoor heated pool with Jacuzzi area, sauna, the Turkish bath and large windows overlooking the breathtaking panorama of the surrounding valley. The gym with “Air Machine” equipment combined with massages and beauty treatments complete the offer at the Hotel Le Fontanelle, where the physical and spiritual regeneration of your body will be the natural and spontaneous consequence of a stay in this corner of paradise.
Tourist tax – The municipality of Castelnuovo Berardenga requires the payment of € 4,00 per person/overnight for the first 4 nights stay (excluding children under 13 years) to be paid on spot.
Rooms – 25
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out until 12h00
Breakfast – 07h30-10h30
Lunch – Light Lunch/Snack Area by the external pool from 12h30 to 17h30
Dinner – 19h30-22h00 (dress code: long trousers for man requested)
Small pets allowed – yes, with supplement of approx. € 30 per day
Services free of charge
Private covered parking
24 hour concierge service
Use of mountain bikes
Free shuttle service to/from Siena (at predetermined hours only)
Use of fitness centre, sauna, steam bath, Whirlpool
Access to the Botanical Garden of the hotel
Wi-Fi internet connection
Services to pay
Wellbeing treatments and massages at the Spa
Baby-sitting service available