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Hotel Le Fontanelle

Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy

Tuscan resort amidst a historic property providing views of the Chianti Hills with authentic Italian cuisine, winery, indoor and outdoor pools, spa treatments, and health club. Providing an ideal base for exploring the Tuscany wine region.
FIVE STAR ALLIANCE PERK

All guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance will receive buffet breakfast daily, a EUR 50 spa treatment credit (not valid for the purchase of spa products), a EUR 50 food and beverage credit (to be used during stay, not valid toward room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full, not valid at wine shop) , plus a welcome bottle of Vallepicciola Chianti Wine and a sweet surprise in the room upon arrival.

Hotel Le Fontanelle
Showcasing views of the countryside, Hotel Le Fontanelle is a five-star boutique resort offering modern conveniences, dedicated facilities, and gardens with enchanting panorama. The hotel's main building dates itself back to the 13th century, and the property is named after the old "fountains, sources of stone used to collect spring water."

Part of an old country estate, every single detail of the structure has been preserved to create an elegant and refined atmosphere with stunning views, fine linens, and cotto interiors. Purely of Tuscan tradition, the furniture and fittings of the hotel have been specially chosen by the owner Miss Signorina Bolfo to create extraordinary guest experiences.

The hotel offers Deluxe Rooms with a lounge area or romantic four-poster bed, as well as view on the Tuscan landscape. Junior Suites have private outdoor space, beamed ceilings, and terracotta floors, reminiscent of Tuscan farmhouses. For Deluxe Rooms and Junior Suite Complimentary Soft Drinks from the Minibar are included during the entire stay. Suites have elegant furnishings with living-room, double bedroom, bathroom with bathtub and shower unit, as well as private garden, free minibar and a Complimentary Sunset Aperitif on arrival day at the bar.

For dining, the gourmet restaurant La Colonna, is headed by the popular chef, Daniele Canella, who is recognized for creating menus striking a balance between traditional and innovative refinement. Guests enjoy authentic Italian cuisine while gazing at the rolling Chianti Hills from the Belvedere Terrace. The Al Fresco Pool Bar, located in the garden by the outdoor pool is the ideal place to enjoy during the hot summer days a lighter but traditional lunch menu in a completely revisited formula.

While the new winery, Vallepicciola, with its surrounding 640 acres, offers some of the finest Chianti Classico as well as other esteemed wines produced with international grape varieties.

Clients can enhance their well-being with a SPA treatment and relax at the Health Club which offers free access to Tepidarium indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam bath, fitness center and Jacuzzi.

Please note: This property is open seasonally from Easter to the end of October.
Hotel Address:
  • Hotel Le Fontanelle
  • SP. 408 - KM 14.7 Località Pianella
  • Castelnuovo Berardenga, Siena 53019
  • Italy

Location Summary
Providing views of the countryside, Hotel Le Fontanelle has a strategic location ideal for sightseeing in the Tuscany region.

Directions to Hotel
By car the property is about 20 km from Siena's city center, approximately 30 minutes driving. Distance from the nearest airports (linked to major Italian and European cities): 90 km/56 miles from Florence airport (FLR), 120 km/74.5 miles from Pisa airport (PSA) and 250 km/155.34 from Rome Airport (FCO).
Note Bene
Romantic Luxury Hotel of the Year, Tuscany - Italy | LTG Europe Awards 2019

Wellness Retreat of the Year, Italy | Travel & Hospitality Awards 2019
Banquets & Meetings
The breathtaking views and the wide open spaces make Hotel Le Fontanelle the ideal location for private events on exclusive use (weddings, parties, family reunion, birthday/anniversary celebrations). Maximum capacity: 70 people. Vallepicciola's cellar is available for theme based dinners (with external caterer).
Fine Dining On Site
“La Colonna” Restaurant with its two beautiful internal rooms and one outdoor location the Belvedere Terrace, features elegant, fine, traditional décor overviewing the most enchanting Chianti hills. Authentic Italian cuisine is thoughtfully prepared featuring local flavors and products by Chef Daniele Canella and his team.
Fitness Center
Guests receive complimentary access to the compact and fully-equipped fitness room.
Pets Allowed
Dogs are allowed in room typologies equipped with garden or private outdoor space, with a daily supplement of Euro 30,00 per pet. Access to common areas (Restaurant and swimming-pools) not allowed. Dedicated Dog's Room Service available with supplement.
Pool Indoor
Tepidarium Indoor Swimming Pool (12m x 5 m).
Pool Outdoor
Open-air swimming pool (20m x 9m) with wonderful views on the Chianti hills.
Spa Facility
Health Club with indoor heated pool, sauna, turkish bath and jacuzzi. SPA Treatments on request with supplement, upon availability.
Biking, Mountain
Available for guests upon request.
Biking Touring
Guided bike tours available on request, for an additional fee.
Golfing
The prestigious 18-holes Ugolino Golf Club, established in 1889, is the oldest in Tuscany and located south-east of Florence, is easily reachable through the Chianti hills, at about 80 minutes driving from the hotel.
Hiking
Hiking paths through vineyards and white roads around the property.
Horseback Riding
Horseback riding available in the Chianti Area, on request, with supplement.
Jogging Running
Jogging paths close to the property.
Shopping
The city of Florence with its designer stores and the Mall outlet are both 80 minutes away.
Winery Tours
Vallepicciola winery fits harmoniously into the nature of Chianti thanks to a successful project of organic architecture conceived and created by the Bolfo Family with the collaboration of architect Margherita Gozzi. The property covers 265 hectares, hosting the traditional Sangiovese, mainly intended for the production of Chianti Classico, in addition to international grape varieties such as Pinot Nero, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Chardonnay. Wine tours including tasting and visit of the cellar available daily, on request. Possibility of purchasing directly at the wine shop.
Recommended Rooms
Suites have elegant furnishings with living room, double bedroom, bathroom with bathtub and shower unit, as well as private garden, free minibar and a Complimentary Sunset Aperitif on arrival day at the bar.


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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Indoor
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Jogging Running
    - Shopping
    - Winery Tours