Surrounded by world-famous vineyards and within easy day-trip distance of both Florence and Siena, the Chianti region of Tuscany is hardly suffering from a shortage of worthwhile attractions. But the Castello Del Nero takes the concept of stately country retreat a step further than various other villas and resorts in the area, offering a full-service ESPA destination spa designed to help guests unwind after pounding the city pavement on church and art tours — or perhaps to detox after one too many wine tastings.
The castle comes with a prominent history: once the property of the Del Neros of Florence, it’s been owned by the Torrigiani family since 1825. The imposing architecture and grand rooms filled with Renaissance paintings, family crests, and perfectly proper furniture call to mind the historic Italian nobility, and the olive groves covering the sprawling estate grounds set the perfect scene.
The fifty guest rooms and suites are traditionally decorated as well, with wooden beamed ceilings, plush linens and cashmere blankets, dainty loveseats, fresh flowers, and marble baths with mosaic detail, alongside modern extras like plasma televisions and internet access. Higher-end suites with frescoed walls and fireplaces provide some additional regional charm for art aficionados and guests who don’t mind splurging for a complete Tuscan experience.
Guests over the age of 12 are considered adults. Some rooms accommodate 3 or more. The "Two bedroom suite" room sleeps up to 3/4 guests. For crib/cot, must book "Eecutive double" room or larger. For 2 adults + rollaway bed, must book "Eecutive double" or larger. For 2 adults + 2 kids beyond crib age, must book "Two bedroom suite" room or larger. Connecting rooms available. Can be confirmed upon reservation.
Cribs are available and may be subject to an additional fee. Roll-away beds available for an additional fee of 55/110. Extra charge in addition to crib/roll-away cost id upon consumption
Pool available that allows kids. Babysitting services provided by screened outside help at €tba per hour. The restaurant is kid-friendly with high chairs and a kids menu. Room service offers a kids menu.
Strada Spicciano, 7, Florence
+39 055 80 64 70
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