Villa La Massa *****
- Firenze Peretola Airport - 30 Km
- Nearby - Candeli, 0.5 Km
- Rooms - 51
- Check-in - 2 p.m. - 12 p.m.
- Check-out - 1 a.m. - 12 a.m.
- Breakfast - 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
- Lunch - 12:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- Dinner - 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
- Pets allowed - YES
Villa La Massa is nestled in the Tuscan countryside, surrounded by an estate of 10 hectares rich in lemon trees and olive groves. The charming property sits on the banks of the Arno River, a few Km south of Florence and at the gateway to the wonderful Chianti region.
Medici family dwelling, it has been transformed into luxury hotel in 1953 and reopened, after a careful renovation by the Villa d’Este Group, in 1998. Part of the Leading Hotels of the World, Villa La Massa tells us the stories of important aristocratic families that have been living in the property.
The 51 unique rooms are situated in the 5 Villas: Villa Nobile, Antico Mulino, Il Villino, Casa Colonica and Limonaia. They all overlook the Arno river or the park, have ancient furniture and are embellished by Florentine textiles, wrought iron and woodworks. The offered room typologies are:
Double Deluxe – 30 sq.m., traditional style, double or twin beds, view over the river or the garden, possibility of connecting rooms.
Double Presitge – 40 sq.m., traditional style, double or twin beds, possibility of connecting rooms.
Junior Suite Top – 50 sq.m., traditional style, four-poster bed or twin beds, some with terracotta floors or with exposed beams, possibility of connecting rooms.
Suite – 50 sq.m., ideal for romantic and long stays, traditional style, possibility of connecting rooms.
Suite Exclusive – 55 sq.m., ideal for special stays, traditional style, possibility of connecting rooms.
Suite Colonica – 74 sq.m., ideal for special stays, contemporary Tuscan style, possibility of connecting rooms.
Arno Suite – 80 sq.m., located in the Villino. Bedroom with four-poster bed, living room with terracotta floor and fireplace, 270 sq.m. private garden. Available on request.
Presidential Suite – Composed by two bedrooms (50 sq.m. and 80 sq.m.), living room with terracotta floor and fireplace, 2 bathrooms, 270 sq.m. garden. The Suite belongs to a Villino composed by 7 rooms, that can be rented as a whole. Available on request.
Parco Suite – composed by a Double Deluxe and an Exclusive Suite (30 sq.m. + 60 sq.m.). The name Parco recalls the link with nature, in this prestigiou Suite surrounded by the courntyside, the olive groves and the Arno river. Available on request.
A new dimension of the Arno SPA with informal and welcoming atmosphere, inspired by Tuscan fragrant flowers and aromatic herbs of the own gardens. “Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella” cosmetic line is now available in the Arno SPA. A variety of different wellness and beauty treatments can be enjoyed, such as the Turkish bath, the sauna, the Roman pool with hydro-massage and sensory shower, beauty treatments in one of the two Spa Suites. Moreover it hosts a well equipped gym, space for yoga lessons and floor exercises.
Guests looking for some sports during their relaxing holidays in Tuscany, can keep them fit in the fitness room or choose among a wide variety of activities in the nearby (horseback riding, tennis, jogging, mountain bike). Three Golf courses are easily reachable from Villa La Massa: Golf Club dell’Ugolino (8 Km), Golf Club Le Pavoniere (45 minutes) and Golf Poggio dei Medici (50 minutes).
Il Verrocchio Restaurant has a dining room with vaulted ceiling and a superb terrace facing the Arno, with view over the sweet Rufina hills. Here the guest can have a various buffet breakfast with fruit juices, eggs, homemade cakes and Tuscan cured meats, but also dinner with both national and regional dishes. A corner of the garden is cultivated with fruit and vegetables, that give inspiration to the daily menus.
The bistro L'Oliveto is located in the pool area and is open for lunch with a selection of light snacks and cocktails. L'Oliveto is located into a former barn which has been completely renovated and turned into an informal and charming setting. Here guests can enjoy traditional Italian dishes, either inside or on the terrace by the pool.
The Bar Mediceo, with its 19th century frescoes, is the ideal place to sip an aperitif or one of the signature cocktails prepared with the exclusive liqueurs of the Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica from Santa Maria Novella.
Services & Activities
The heated swimming pool, surrounded by lemon, olive and cypress trees, is open daily during the summer months, from 10 am to 7 pm. Villa La Massa organizes several tours and excursions at the discovery of Florence and Chianti region, as well as cooking classes, wine tastings in the cellar and visit to the Chef’s gardens. A free shuttle service from the Hotel to Ponte Vecchio is available daily from 9 am to 7 pm.
Tourist tax – € 4.00 per person per night (for up to 4 nights) valid from March, 1st to October, 31st. The tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.
Services Villa La Massa
Firenze Peretola Airport - 30 Km
Nearby - Candeli, 0.5 Km
Rooms - 51
Check-in - 2 p.m. - 12 p.m.
Check-out - 1 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Breakfast - 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Lunch - 12:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner - 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Pets allowed - YES
In the surroundings
- Cultural Centres
- Tourist Centre within 10/15 mins. by car
- Tourist Centres within 30 mins. by car
- Golf Course
- Wi-Fi in the whole structure
- Private parking
Food & Drink
- Transfers / Shuttle Service
- Swimming pool
- Garden / Park
- Outdoor lounge areas
- Pets allowed
- Turkish bath
- Roman bath
- Fitness center
- Excursions/Guided tours
- Cooking classes
- Guided tastings
- Horse riding
Everyday shuttle from the Hotel to Ponte Vecchio (Florence); 09.00am - 7.00pm