Marignolle Relais & Charme is a charming country estate placed on the hills immediately surrounding Florence, dotted with stately villas and country homes dating back to the Renaissance, where it’s possible to find a cool respite in the Summer from the higher temperatures in the city below. Quiet and yet close to the city centre, this hotel is perfect for those who want to stay in a high quality, relaxing place and for those who love peace and privacy with all the attentions and amenities of a luxury hotel, a charming stay in the intimacy of a private residence.
The country estate has spacious double deluxe and junior Suite rooms furnished with careful attention to every single detail, starting from furniture and upholstery and continuing with antique furniture, in the best tradition of luxury hotels in Florence, period prints and small collectors' item give the spaces refinement and elegance.
All the rooms are air conditioned and soundproof, have a satellite TV and safe, direct telephone and wireless internet, a very spacious and well-equipped built-in closet, large bathrooms with huge mirrors and a double, Carrara-white marble sink.
A lovely pool located in a quiet and private location and available to guests from May to October; with a wide solarium with lounge chairs, offers a relaxing and toning break.
Breakfast is served in a large gazebo whose large windows are completely opened during the warm season, letting in the garden’s perfumes and colours. During the winter, the heated gazebo becomes a comfortable 'winter garden,' letting you enjoy direct contact with nature even during this time of the year.
Marignolle relais & charme, immersed in the green hills, is located between the Certosa Convent and Ponte Vecchio, very close to Piazzale Michelangelo, with a spectacular view of the city. The hotel’s strategically favourable position lets you reach the city's centre in just a few minutes as well as its most important monuments, art museums, splendid museums, theatres and participate in cultural and fashion events that the city of Florence offers at any time of the year.
The Relais is just 3 kilometres from Porta Romana, one of the entrance ways to the city's renaissance centre that you can reach in just 5/10 minutes by taxi or car. It i salso possible to take a bus: the bus stop is about 5 minutes from the hotel and the bus goes directly to Porta Romana.
From Relais Marignolle, it is also easy to reach the romantic area of Chianti, the cradle of noble and knowledgeable country people, coming into contact with an excellent harvest of wine and oil.
Greve in Chianti, Panzano, Radda, and Castellina can be reached from the Relais in 25/35 minutes by travelling along a romantic road surrounded by vineyards and ancient homes; you can visit historic wine cellars and castles or Medieval cities, like Siena, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, and Volterra, 40/50 minutes by car and enchanting cities like Pisa, Lucca, Arezzo and Pistoia, all of which are about an hour by car.
The Florence Airport, Amerigo Vespucci, is 14 kilometres from Relais Marignolle and has an excellent 24 hour taxi service. Alternatively, you can book a transfer (fee-based) to the country estate.
The airport of Pisa is about 1 hour far from the hotel.