A jewel in the heart of the Chianti Classico
Chianti is one of the most famous area of Tuscany, right in the centre between Siena and Florence, everywhere famous for the incomparable naturalistic beauty of its hilly landscape: the soft form of slopes, the thousand nuances of color, the oak woods, the gold field of grain, the olive groves and wine yards dominated by ancient Castles, secular Roman Churches and populated by Farmhouses and stone Villas.
The small, sophisticated country House Le Fontanelle in Tuscany is located between the two beautiful Italian cities of Siena and Florence. An enchanting rolling landscape with pines, olive gardens and vineyards makes up the surrounding area around the luxury Hotel Le Fontanelle in Tuscany.
Surrounded by the olive groves of Castelnuovo Berardenga, Hotel Le Fontanelle is a 13th-century Tuscany estate. Recently refurbished, the hotel maintains some of the original materials – and charm. The interiors are beautifully decorated and atmospheric, and wood windowsills frame panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside. The rooms are authentic gems, where all the space recuperated by the careful restoration has maintained, intact, its past heritage. The La Colonna Restaurant enhance the flavours of the Tuscan cookery and combine Wines from own production expertly selected by the Sommelier. Enjoy a refreshing swim with a view in Hotel Le Fontanelle’s outdoor pool or borrow a bike and go exploring. Indoors you can work out in the gym, go for a swim in the indoor pool or pamper yourself in the wellness area. Relax in the sauna or the Turkish bath, or request one of a range of treatments. beautiful arches, ceiling beams and attractive stone walls create a harmonic setting for the luxurious furnishings with antique furniture, bright decorative fabrics and plenty of opulent sofas.
The 25 rooms of the five star Hotel Le Fontanelle are divided in different categories: Classic, Prestige, Deluxe, Junior Suites and Suites, located on the first and second floor, some overlooking the pool, or the vineyard or the forest. All are decorated in a charming Tuscan style and feature ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tile floors. All rooms are equipped with modern comforts such as safe, hairdryer, satellite TV with LCD screen, wireless internet and minibar.
Classic Zimmer – (22 – 28 sqm) located on the first and second floor of the main building, entrance court or dépendance.
Prestige – (25 – 34 sqm) additionally equipped with a small private garden.
Deluxe – (29 – 35 sqm) bigger in space, some could have romantic four-poster bed (upon availability), private terrace overlooking the vineyards or Chianti valley.
Junior Suite – (30 – 40 sqm) with sitting area and private terrace.
Suite – (45 – 50 sqm) with a private bedroom and separate living room, private garden area.
The exclusive restaurant La Colonna offers typical dishes of the Tuscan and Italian cuisine with a beautiful presentation and attention to detail. The taste of food is enhanced by a careful selection of fine Tuscan wines expertly proposed by the Chef. The dining room is decorated in Tuscan colours and soft lighting, which creates a charming and intimate atmosphere. The outdoor panoramic Belvedere Terrace of the testaurant offers a breathtaking view of the Chianti valleys and is set for dinner during the summer season. The Light Lunch/Snack Bar La Macina is located by the outdoor swimming pool, where guests can enjoy light meals and snacks. The Lounge bar offers a friendly and warm atmosphere and is the ideal place to unwind after a long day.
For those who want to be pampered by different wellness treatments, the hotel offers a panoramic outdoor swimming pool, indoor heated pool with Jacuzzi area, sauna, the Turkish bath and large windows overlooking the breathtaking panorama of the surrounding valley. The gym with “Air Machine” equipment combined with massages and beauty treatments complete the offer at the Hotel Le Fontanelle.
The Hotel Le Fontanelle is an excellent small luxury hotel that leave nothing to be desired.
General Manager Mrs. Marion Winski and her team will make your stay memorable and comfortable.
Extra notable features
Wine tasting at the Hotel
Wine Tours in cellars at external property
Cooking classes at external property
Golf at external property
Hot air ballooning