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Jan 9, 2018
We've spent hours researching blogs and magazines for the best hotel recommendations. These are our top picks of romantic hotels in Tuscany. Bon voyage!
Updated Jan 3, 2018
Rated 9.6 in 385 reviews From 374 EUR per night
“Beautiful romantic weekend in Florence. We were overwhelmed by the beauty, elegance, and hospitality at Villa Cora. Our new favourite luxury hotel for special occasions.”
Villa Cora is a 19th-century building surrounded by a park with outdoor swimming pool. Just 2 km from the centre of Florence and Santa Maria Novella Train Station, it offers free parking. Wi-Fi is also free.
All the air-conditioned rooms at Villa Cora are decorated in classical style with antique furniture. They feature a minibar and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.
The wellness area includes a sauna and a Turkish bath, along with a fitness centre. Massages and beauty treatments are also available.
The hotel’s restaurant serves Italian cuisine and dishes and wines from Tuscany. Drinks and hot and cold snacks are available from the bar.
Villa Cora is a 20-minute walk from the Uffizi Gallery. The bus stop 400 metres away provides links with the city centre in 10 minutes.
Rated 9.4 in 256 reviews From 455 EUR per night
“Fabulous romantic vacation. Everything from the view to the food to the fantastic!”
Set along the Arno River with stunning views of the Ponte Vecchio, The St. Regis Florence is set in a historic building designed by Brunelleschi. Boasting a Michelin-starred restaurant, this 5-star hotel features a spa and gym, and luxury rooms with antique furnishings.
Each room at the St. Regis features Florentine-style furniture and marble bathrooms. Facilities include a multimedia system with films, sports and entertainment, a digital jukebox, and free high-speed internet access.
The hotel's award-winning Winter Garden by Caino serves modern dishes based on Tuscan and Mediterranean cuisine. It received a Michelin star in 2014. At the bar, guests can enjoy the famous champagne ritual, care of chef Michele Giglio.
Santa Maria Novella Train Station is 500 metres away, while the Cathedral is 1 km from the property.
Rated 9.0 in 317 reviews From 180 EUR per night
“Great location, central to the heart of Siena. The room was lovely, comfy, quiet and clean. The staff were very welcoming on arrival. The staff at breakfast were lovely. The hotel is absolutely beautiful and in the heart of lovely Siena.”
Grand Hotel Continental Siena - Starhotels Collezione is a luxury, 5-star hotel in the most popular shopping district of Siena, within the ancient walls. It offers comfortable guest rooms, which feature period furniture.
With such a central location in Siena, the cathedral and Piazza del Campo are both just a 5-minute walk away.
Grand Hotel Continental Siena dates back to the 17th century and has original frescoes.
You can enjoy Tuscan dishes and a wide selection of fine Italian wines at the elegant restaurant.
Rated 9.6 in 206 reviews From 206 EUR per night
“Stunning property, set in a beautiful private garden, in a really cool part of Florence near the Santo Spirito square. Our room was amazing, everything you could wish for, and the staff were absolutely lovely.”
Featuring a 270-m2 garden-view terrace, AdAstra Suites offers air-conditioned rooms in Florence, within 10 minutes' walk of both Pitti Palace and Santo Spirito Basilica.
Each room features a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, DVD player and free WiFi. Every room is fitted with a private bathroom with a bath and bidet, with free toiletries provided.
AdAstra Suites is 1 km from Ponte Vecchio bridge. The nearest airport is Florence Peretola Airport, 5 km from the property.
Rated 9.3 in 108 reviews
“f you are looking for a beautiful retreat in a tranquil location then this is your place. The pictures don't do this place justice! It's heaven on Earth here, and the staff couldn't be friendlier.”
Located in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, surrounded by the hills of Volterra and 750 hectares of private gardens and woods, Borgo Pignano has an outdoor pool, a children’s club and a restaurant. It offers accommodation boasting artwork and frescoes from the 18th century.
Rooms, suites and apartments at Borgo Pignano come with tiled or marble floors, a desk and most have a seating area. Some suites feature a balcony, while apartments have a furnished patio. All units come with en-suite marble bathrooms. The property is heated through an eco-friendly heating system.
To unwind and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Pignano, a wellness centre is at guests' disposal, including a sauna, a steam room and hammam.
The property also has an entertainment programme for children. It consists of swimming, arts and crafts, nature-oriented day camps and storytelling with qualified teachers.
The restaurant at Borgo Pignano specialises in regional cuisine, based on locally sourced ingredients. Fields of cereal grains surround Borgo Pignano and herbs and vegetables are grown in the gardens. The property also serves it's own olive oil, fruit and honey. In summer, guests can enjoy al fresco dining.
Volterra is 15 km from the property, while San Gimignano is a 20-minute drive away. Borgo Pigano is 45 km from Siena and 70 km from Florence. Parking is possible along the road of the property.
Rated 9.6 in 95 reviews From 407 EUR per night
“An amazing Tuscan vacation! Our room was spacious, beautifully furnished and very comfortable.The view from the hotel is exceptional along with the food.”
Set on a hilltop 10 km from Montalcino overlooking its own vineyards, Castello Banfi - Il Borgo offers elegant rooms. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, gym and its own winery and cellar. The restaurant serves Tuscan cuisine and local wines.
Guests can visit the Cantine Banfi wine cellar and obtain discounts on wine. All guests are offered a free wine tasting of three different Sangiovese wines.
Offering views of the Ombrone valley and the vineyards, each room comes with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV with Sky channels, and a walk-in rainfall shower. Some rooms have a bath. Rooms are furnished with wood-beamed ceilings and Tuscan-style interiors.
With stone arches and antique chandeliers, the restaurant provides local specialities at lunch and dinner. Breakfast is provided as a buffet.
Siena is a 1-hour drive away and Montepulciano is 50 km from the Castello Banfi hotel.
Rated 9.3 in 25 reviews
“Words cannot express our feelings and the experiences we had in Borgo Santo Pietro. A perfect place to stay in Tuscany and enjoy the best of it with magnificent staff that did whatever possible to make our staying there unforgettable. The hotel is beautiful with breathtaking gardens, unusual tasty breakfast and a wonderful restaurant. I would summarize it in one Italian word: Perfetto”
Just outside Chiusdino in the Tuscan countryside, Relais Borgo Santo Pietro has 5 hectares of private gardens. Dating back to the 1200s, it features a swimming pool with bar and terrace.
Rooms and suites are elegant and spacious, decorated in a Baroque style with hand-painted wall art and silk tapestries.
All rooms are air conditioned and feature free WiFi, an iPod dock and a TV with satellite channels and DVD player. You will also find a minibar and a modern bathroom with slippers. All have countryside views and some have a bath in the bedroom.
A buffet breakfast is available each morning while Santo Pietro's restaurant serves organic Tuscan cuisine at dinner. A spa with hot tub is available, while outdoors you will find a tennis court and BBQ. Guests also have a common lounge area with patio.
Free parking is provided and the property is 40 minutes' drive from Siena. Piombino on the coast is just over 1 hour away by car, for boats to Elba Island.
Rated 9.5 in 48 reviews From 655 EUR per night
“An amazing place with a most marvelous view over all of Tuscany. A paradise!”
Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco is a luxury hotel in the Tuscan countryside located 12 km from Montalcino. It features comfortable rooms, an outdoor swimming pool with panoramic views, and free Wi-Fi. Parking is free.
The spacious rooms come with air conditioning and parquet floors. They include a bathroom with bath and shower, a seating area, and satellite TV. All the rooms offer views of the Tuscan hills.
This 5-star hotel provides a generous American breakfast in the morning. The restaurant offers traditional food and wines from Tuscany.
Guests can pamper themselves in the hotel’s relaxing facilities including a fitness centre, a sauna, and a Turkish bath. The property also offers wine tasting tours in its own cellar and winery.
With the green surroundings of Val D’Orcia, this hotel is an ideal place for outdoor activities like cycling, hiking, and fishing. Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco is 40 km from Siena, and a 2-hour drive from Florence.
This list is manually curated and based on hotel recommendations from blogs and magazines. Please let me know if you think a hotel should be added to the list.
Updated Jan 3, 2018