Bringing together homely luxury and world-class wine, the Castello di Spaltenna is a classic escape in rural Tuscany.
Set amid the rolling vineyards of Chianti, the Castello di Spaltenna is fantastic for wine lovers, but even teetotallers will find a lot to love in the fairytale castle setting, proximity to beautiful Florence, and rich sense of history – some of the buildings here stretch back over a thousand years.
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Castello di Spaltenna’s guestrooms and suites combine rustic elegance with comfort and luxury; rich wooden ceiling beams and window frames add an organic flavour to the rooms’ aesthetic, with lovely period features like antique writing desks adding to the homely feel. Superior Rooms feature ornate, wrought iron beds and Jacuzzi tubs, while the spacious Terrace Suites boast their own cosy fireplace and a terrace affording peaceful views across the vineyards.
Shower or bathtub (some Jacuzzi)
Bathrobe and slippers
Safety deposit box
Extra bed available
Living area (suites)
Terrace (Terrace Suite)
Fireplace (certain suites)
Outdoor Jacuzzi and gardens (Jacuzzi Garden Suite)
Kitchen and dining area (apartments)
Amenities in room categories may differ.
Description, Services & Facilities
With a beautiful location in rural Chianti, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, Castello di Spaltenna is a playground for foodies and anyone who appreciates the finer things in life. The property itself is a grand Tuscan villa, some parts of which date back over a millennium, and the luxurious accommodations pay homage to the hotel’s heritage while promising a supremely comfortable stay. Tours of the surrounding area will, of course, see you sampling the region’s famous wine, with the acclaimed winery of Castagnoli just a short drive away; also nearby is Badia a Caltibuono, a beautiful farmhouse set in an ancient abbey, where you’ll enjoy hearty, traditional Tuscan cuisine accompanied by some of the region’s finest wine. After a tough day’s tastings, put your feet up in the Castello’s indulgent spa, with its sauna, tepidarium and Turkish bath.
Services and Facilities
Terrace and gardens Indoor and outdoor pools Spa with hammam, sauna and treatment rooms Gym Bikes to borrow Horse riding, gastronomy tours and hiking in the area Tennis court Billiards table Boutique Laundry service Wi-Fi Parking
Michelin-star fare is dreamt up by chef Vincenzo Guarino at Il Pievano
This smart restaurant offers a fusion of Tuscan and Campanian cuisine
Dine on the atmospheric terrace, lit by candles for extra romance
Enjoy lunch on the terrace or the old cellar at this daytime eatery
Hearty Italian classics like pizza and seabass
Pair your meal with one of 500 wine varieties, including those of the estate itself
Delicacies like ravioli, Fiorentina and pigeon are among the delicious plates you can expect here
In the summer months (May to September), L’Osteria is ready and waiting to serve hearty staples in the old Castle Tavern