Romantic rooms in an ancient castle in the Chianti Region

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The" Castelletto di Montebenichi" offers the magic of staying in a medieval castle atop a hill of Chianti, surrounded by a beautiful and uncontaminated natural environment, in the very heart of Tuscany. It dominates a valley called Valdambra, that has preserved the integrity and beauty of its territory, half way between Siena and Arezzo, close to many famous cities of art in Tuscany.

The surrounding countryside is scattered with vineyards, olive groves and woods full of wildlife. The hotel offers five jr suites, four standard rooms and a mini suite in the annex, with all modern comforts and treats guests to an elegant and exclusive environment, which maintains the warmth and friendliness of a family home. The rooms are decorated with antique furniture, paintings and other works of art from the owners’ private collections.The Castelletto occupies the medieval tower of a fortress built in the XII century, later transformed in the village of Montebenichi.

Hotel guests may enjoy the common living rooms, where they may chat, listen to music or simply rest amidst the antique furniture, precious paintings and other works of art.Outdoors they may rest in the private park where a swimming pool and a fitness room overlook the beautiful valley.


Property services

Sport activities & services
Body building amenitiesGym
Outdoor pool 
Bar & restaurant services
Swimming pool barCoffee Bar
Shuttle & parking services
Private Parking 
Property general services
Air conditioningwireless internet connection in the whole building
Historical buildingGarden
No smoking area for the whole buildingUmbrellas & beach chairs
Recently refurbishedLaundry service (internal service)
Panoramic Terrace 
Reception services
Fast Check-in & check-out Baggage storage
Touristic informationCity Maps
Reception 24hSafe at the reception
Fax service at the reception 
Health & beauty services
Breakfast Breakfast is served every morning: 8.00 / 11.00
If breakfast is not included in the price (see room conditions), the price per person is free
Indoor garage not available
Parking available
Daily rate for car: free
Internet connection available: wi-fi
Hourly cost for use: free
Room service
Room service available: limitato
Cost for room service: free
Included buffet breakfast, drinks and snacks in the room minibar and at the hotel bar corner, unlimited WiFi internet, DVDs, outdoor pool, indoor sauna, fitness room, jacuzzi, parking
Not Included drinks and snacks by the pool

Property conditions

Check-in from 15.00
Check-out until 12.00
Cancellation terms
No penalty up to 15 days from check-in; 50% penalty for late cancellations.
Children & extra beds
Cost of extra bed (if available): €70.00
To verify the maximum number of allowed beds/baby cots, read the description of the selected room. Extra beds and baby cribs are available upon request and must be confirmed by the property. Extra costs are not automatically calculated in the total sum and will have to be paid separately upon arrival in the property.
Domestic pets
Pets are not allowed
Pre Payment no

More property info

Dining the hotel has no restaurant. At a few steps, however, you will find "L'Orciaia", an "osteria" where the chef Gino prepares tasty meals from the traditional cuisine of Siena
Information on the area The Castelletto is located at the southeastern edge of the Chianti, in the heart of Tuscany, the Valdambra has miraculously conserved the beauty and simplicity of its territory. The Castelletto participates in the daily life of the small farming village of Montebenichi, perched upon a hill top, immersed in one of the most magnificent and uncontaminated natural environments in Tuscany. A landscape of woods, vineyards and olive groves scattered with tiny villages and elegant castles surround the village on all sides. To the south one can see the fascinating landscape of the “Crete” and in the backdrop the shadow of mount Amiata. The most celebrated cities of art in Tuscany such as Siena, Arezzo, Cortona, San Gimignano, Montepulciano, Pienza, and Montalcino as well as many less famous but equally fascinating attractions such as Lucignano, Sant’Antimo, Monte Oliveto Maggiore, San Galgano, Bagno Vignoni and many others are not far from the Castelletto. Also close by are the pools of Rapolano. fed by natural hot springs.
By Car GPS Coordinates: North 43° 24’ 21’’ - East 11° 32’ 39’’ · From the North: Highway A1 exit at Valdarno (the second after Firenze Sud). Drive in the direction of Montevarchi-Levane-Bucine. At the Levane traffic light, carry on for Siena-Bucine-Ambra and once past Bucine, carry on for about 15 km, passing by the villages of Capannole, Ambra and Pietraviva. About one kilometer after Pietraviva there are directions to the right for Montebenichi, which is at the top of the hill, another 4 km further on. Carry on to the end of the asphalted road, going past the hotel park's gates on the left and drive into the square in the town where the hotel is located. · Another route from the North (more panoramic) is to come off the Highway A1 at Firenze-Certosa, carry on the Florence-Siena state road and then continue towards Arezzo-Perugia (SS 326 on the Siena-Bettolle link road) once you have reached Siena. Exit at Colonna del Grillo after about 18 km and then follow the directions for Bucine (SS540). You will find directions for Montebenichi after about 4 km on the left. The hotel is in the small square in the village center. · From the south: Highway A1 exit Valdichiana. Drive in the direction of Siena (SS326 on the Bettolle-Siena link road) and carry on for about 30 km until you pass the exit for Rapolano Terme on the left and for Armaiolo on the right. Exit at Colonna del Grillo after about 4 km and then follow the directions for Bucine (SS540). You will find directions for Montebenichi after about 4 km on the left. The hotel is in the small square in the village center.
By train You can catch a train that stops at the Montevarchi station (32 km) and at Arezzo (40 km). From here it is possible to reach Castelletto di Montebenichi by rented car or taxi. The railway stations at Bucine and Siena are not recommended. It is easy to travel to Siena from Milan or Rome by coach.
By Plane To reach Castelletto di Montebenichi you can land at Florence airport "Amerigo Vespucci" or at Pisa or Rome airports. You can hire a car or take a taxi at the airport.

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