Hotel La Collegiata
Address: Loc. Strada Nr. 27, San Gimignano, Italy
Originally a Franciscan convent, built in 1587, this magnificent hotel overlooks the heart of the Chianti wine region and is a few kilometres from the medieval city of San Gimignano. The rooms, which are furnished in a style that reflects the Sienese Renaissance palaces, are located in the former cloister. The top-floor rooms overlook the 13 towers of San Gimignano.Spend long afternoons swimming in the hotel’s ample pool or strolling in the beautiful, Italian-style garden opposite the ancient building, whose warm, sober tones of pietra serena blend perfectly with the shapes and proportions of Tuscan Renaissance architecture.In the evenings, you can dine under the Roman vaulting of the ancient chapel, which is richly decorated in sumptuous red and gold.
By Car: From Milano or Bologna (north):- Take the A1 southward Bologna/Roma.- Exit at Firenze Certosa. - Just after the toll gate, exit to your right, joining the superstrada to Siena. - Drive for approximately 45 km and exit at Poggibonsi Nord. - Follow signs to San Gimignano (approximately 13 km) until you reach the town. - Continue straight for approximately 2 km in the direction of Certaldo (please do not take into consideration any signs towards Certaldo until you reach the town of San Gimignano). - At the roundabout, turn left in the direction of Gambassi; la Collegiata is located on the top of a hill on your right, just 30 metres along.From Roma (south):- Take A1 north Firenze/Milano.- Exit at Valdichiana. - Just after the toll gate, take the road towards Siena. - Once in Siena take the superstrada towards Firenze.- Exit at Poggibonsi Nord. - Then, as above.From Firenze:- Take superstrada to Siena, which is located near the exit of A1 Firenze Certosa. - Drive for approximately 45 km.- Exit at Poggibonsi Nord. - Then, as above.From Siena:- Take the superstrada to Firenze.- Exit at Poggibonsi Nord. - Then, as above.By Plane:From Pisa airport:- Follow the blue signs in the direction of Firenze (do not follow green signs to motorway).- Drive for approximately 40 km and exit at Empoli-Ovest. - From there, follow signs to Castelfiorentino-Certaldo. - After Certaldo, keep driving in the direction of San Gimignano.- After approximately 10 km you will find a crossroad to Gambassi; turn right.- La Collegiata is located on the top of a hill on your right, just 30 metres further along.
Food & beverage
During the summer months, you can enjoy breakfast in the garden, whilst taking in the wonderful views over the towers of San Gimignano. In the colder months, breakfast will be served indoors. A rich buffet breakfast with fresh cakes and local products, all labelled to show their origin and characteristics, is served daily. You can also enjoy a wide selection of fresh fruits and juices. Of course it is possible to request specific dishes and, on request, the hotel is willing to select products for those clients who have health problems, food intolerance or allergies.
The 20 rooms and one Suite all enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding valley and the towers of San Gimignano. Each room has a specific architectural detail or colour which distinguishes it from the other rooms; from the more rustic style of the dependence, to the 2-floor Suite on the upper floor. All the rooms are furnished according to the sober style of the Tuscan countryside, with the typical colours of the palaces of Siena, like ochre, dark green and bordeaux, as well as some touches of blue.The bathrooms are furnished with stone and travertine.
|• Parking (fee required)||• Restaurant|
|• Pets Allowed||• Bar|
|• 24-Hour Front Desk||• Newspapers|
|• Garden||• Terrace|
|• Non-Smoking Rooms||• Rooms/Facilities for Disabled|
|• Free Parking||• Elevator|
|• Safety Deposit Box||• Valet Parking|
|• Soundproofed Rooms||• Heating|
|• Luggage Storage||• All Public and Private Spaces Non-Smoking|
|• Fitness Centre||• Massage|
|• Jacuzzi||• Walking|
|• Cycling||• Outdoor Swimming Pool|
|• Room Service||• Meeting/Banquet Facilities|
|• Babysitting/Child Services||• Laundry|
|• Breakfast in the Room||• Ironing Service|
|• Bridal Suite||• Internet Services|
|• Currency Exchange||• Bicycle Rental|
|• Fax/Photocopying||• Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN|
|• Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included|
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La Collegiata hotel is perfectly situated amidst the splendid Tuscan countryside, close to San Gimignano, which is a lively centre of artistic excellence. The origins of La Collegiata go back to the 16th century when the inhabitants decided to build a monastery dedicated to the Cappuccini monks who had helped the population to survive difficult times. At the hotel you can find modern facilities to spend a relaxing vacation: a nice swimming pool placed in a beautiful park, an ADSL Internet Point, conference and banqueting facilities, a bar and a restaurant.
Every room has some architectonical details or colour which makes it different from the other rooms. From the more rustic style of the dependence to the two floor suite, which has a huge jacuzzi bath tub on the upper floor. All the rooms are furnished according to the sober style of the Tuscan countryside, with the typical colours of the palaces of Siena, like ochre, dark green, and bordeaux, as well as some touches of blue. The bathrooms are furnished with stone and travertine. All the rooms are air conditioned and are provided with safe, private telephone, wifi internet access, widescreen LCD tv set with pay per view. Business hours of reception: Every day: from 00:00 to 00:00 .