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Castel Monastero

Tuscany, Italy


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Luxury Holidays At Castel Monastero

Secluded and set in a former medieval hamlet called Monastero dell'Ombrone in Castelnuovo Berardenga, Castel Monastero is sure to impress those looking to explore the Chianti region and Tuscany’s art, culture and cuisine. Steeped in history dating back to the 11th century, this luxurious property exudes timeless charm with meticulously restored buildings and well-appointed accommodations that blend seamlessly into the picturesque landscape.

For those seeking relaxation, Castel Monastero offers a pool area with stunning views of the surrounding landscape, but guests can also explore the countryside with leisurely walks or bike rides, enjoy wine tasting at a local wine estate and indulge in a variety of treatments and wellness experiences at the hotel’s world-class spa.

Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, a relaxing retreat or an immersive cultural experience, Castel Monastero invites you to discover the beauty and tranquillity of Tuscany in luxurious surroundings that are sure to leave a lasting impression.

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: A restored medieval monastery in the Chianti region
  • Feature: A unique blend of historic charm and luxe accommodations
  • Rooms: 74 rooms and suites
  • Star rating: Member of 'The Leading Hotels of the World'
  • Nearest airport: Florence Airport
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Location and transfer

Approximately 80 minutes from Florence Airport or 120 minutes from Pisa Airport by private car transfer.


All guest rooms and suites have king-size beds or two twin beds and desks, as well as air-conditioning, a mini-bar, a hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers and bathroom amenities, a safe deposit box, flat-screen televisions, complimentary Wi-Fi and twice-daily maid service. Tea and coffee-making facilities are provided in all rooms and a butler service can be arranged, on request, at an additional charge.

   Superior Room:expand_more
  • Rooms: 10
  • Size: 28-30m²
  • Room View: Countryside view
  • Facilities: Ideal for two guests, Superior Rooms feature a spacious bedroom furnished in Tuscan country style and precious textiles to create a warm, intimate atmosphere.
   Deluxe Room:expand_more
  • Rooms: 17
  • Size: 32-40m²
  • Room View: Countryside view
  • Facilities: The Deluxe Rooms at Castel Monastero epitomise luxury and comfort, offering guests a serene retreat amidst the Tuscan countryside. Featuring elegant furnishings, sumptuous bedding and modern amenities, these spacious rooms provide the perfect blend of historic charm and contemporary convenience for an unforgettable stay.
   Prestige Room:expand_more
  • Rooms: 23
  • Size: 40-45m²
  • Room View: Countryside view
  • Facilities: With sweeping views of the Tuscan landscape, elegant décor and upscale amenities, the Prestige Rooms offer a truly indulgent retreat for up to three discerning travellers.
   Junior Suite :expand_more
  • Size: 50-60m²
  • Room View: Countryside view
  • Facilities: The Junior Suites at Castel Monastero offer a spacious and luxurious retreat, ideal for those seeking refined comfort and tranquillity. With stylish furnishings, separate living areas, and stunning views of the surrounding countryside, these suites provide an unparalleled setting for a memorable Tuscan getaway.
   Junior Suite Piazza:expand_more
  • Size: 40-60m²
  • Room View: Medieval square view
  • Facilities: The Junior Suite Piazza exudes elegance and charm, featuring a refined ambience and picturesque views of the charming village square. With spacious accommodations, luxurious amenities and an intimate setting, this suite offers the perfect blend of comfort and sophistication for a truly memorable stay in the heart of Tuscany.
   Executive Suite:expand_more
  • Rooms: 6
  • Size: 55-65m²
  • Room View: Countryside view
  • Facilities: With expansive living spaces, lavish furnishings and breathtaking views of the Tuscan countryside, these suites provide an indulgent retreat for those seeking the utmost in refinement and relaxation.
   Royal Suite :expand_more
  • Rooms: 6
  • Size: 70-80m²
  • Room View: Countryside view
  • Facilities: The Royal Suite at Castel Monastero provides expansive accommodations with elegant furnishings and panoramic views of the Tuscan landscape. It features luxurious amenities and exclusive services, offering guests a sophisticated and comfortable retreat in the heart of Tuscany.

At Castel Monastero, dining is a refined affair steeped in the rich culinary traditions of Tuscany. The hotel's signature restaurant, Contrada, offers innovative takes on classic Tuscan dishes, while La Cantina provides a more casual setting for enjoying authentic Italian fare. At Bar del Castello, guests can unwind with expertly crafted cocktails while taking in panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Whether indulging in a gourmet meal or sipping on aperitifs, dining at Castel Monastero is an elegant experience that showcases the best of Tuscan cuisine.

Contrada :expand_more
  • Cuisine: Tuscan-inspired fine dining
  • Setting: Contrada is the hotel's gourmet restaurant and faces the piazza
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
La Cantina:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Traditional Tuscan fare and light bites
  • Setting: The atmospheric restaurant is set in the hotel's medieval wine cellar, where the exposed brickwork can still be seen
  • Dress Code: Elegantly casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
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Hotel Experiences

Start your day with a yoga class set against the sunrise, explore the forest surroundings, take an indulgent trip to the spa or practise your backhand on the resort's tennis court. Learn the secrets of Tuscan cuisine from the chefs with a unique cooking class or treat your palate to wine tasting class with our sommelier. Your days at Castel Monastro can be as busy (or relaxed) as you wish with a range of activities to try.

 For a truly memorable stay, Castel Monastro has a calendar of one-of-a-kind experiences on exclusive dates, from experiencing the Palio of Siena to an Opera Night in the piazza.

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You and your loved one will feel like the only two in the world upon arriving at Castel Monastero, a haven of Tuscan romance that is truly lost in time. From intimate dinners under the stars to leisurely strolls through the picturesque countryside, this luxury retreat sets the stage for unforgettable romantic experiences. Luxurious accommodations provide a private sanctuary for couples to unwind and reconnect, while the soothing ambience of the spa offers indulgent treatments designed to pamper the senses. Whether savouring a candlelit dinner at Contrada or simply basking in the serenity of the Tuscan landscape, Castel Monastero epitomises the essence of romance, making it the perfect destination for couples seeking to celebrate their love in style.

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Spa Breaks

The spa at Castel Monastero is a sanctuary of serenity and indulgence, where guests can escape the stresses of modern life and embark on a journey of rejuvenation and renewal. Nestled within the historic walls of the estate, the spa offers a tranquil retreat where ancient wellness traditions are combined with modern techniques to provide a holistic approach to well-being. From luxurious massages and bespoke facials to invigorating body treatments and soothing hydrotherapy, expert therapists tailor each experience to address the unique needs of every guest. Whether unwinding in the steam room, enjoying a soak in the whirlpool or simply lounging by the pool with panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside, the spa at Castel Monastero offers a haven of blissful indulgence for mind, body and soul.

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Culture & History

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of culture and history that surrounds Castel Monastero, where every stone tells a story of centuries past. Originally a medieval monastery dating back to the 11th century, this enchanting estate offers a window into Tuscany's storied past. Guests can explore the property's meticulously restored buildings, marvelling at the intricate architectural details and timeless beauty that have endured through the ages. Beyond the castle walls, the surrounding countryside is dotted with ancient villages, Renaissance towns, and historic landmarks waiting to be discovered. From guided tours of nearby vineyards and olive groves to visits to iconic sites such as Siena and Florence, Castel Monastero provides a gateway to the cultural treasures of Tuscany, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the region's rich heritage and timeless charm.


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