Borgo Santo Pietro

Tuscany, Italy

At a Glance

  • The gardens at this hotel are simply stunning and offer guests the perfect haven in which to relax

  • The Treehouse Bar offers stunning views over the surrounding countryside and is the perfect spot to enjoy a cocktail

  • The hotel has a resident artist who is on hand to teach you to draw or paint

  • The hotel has a lovely spa offering a good variety of treatments. As well as in the Spa you can enjoy treatments anywhere within the grounds of the hotel as well

  • The location of the hotel is superb with Siena and Florence both under an hour away

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The Mediterranean climate makes Tuscany a year round destination. It is important to remember that the main tourism season stretches from mid-April to the end of September with July and August being peak months. The best time to visit Tuscany is in the quieter part of the season, from April to June and from September to October when weather is usually good, prices lower and there are "fewer" tourists. Many have also discovered the advantages of visiting during the "low season" (late autumn and early spring) as the reduced number of tourists is visible.

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Insider's View

The hotel holds movie nights every Thursday in the gardens, this is super romantic, relax with a blanket and a glass of Prosecco and enjoy a good Italian classic.

The renovated Treehouse Bar & Trattoria is just one of the amazing aspects of this magical hotel. On Mondays the Treehouse Bar holds gourmet Farmers Market, here the guests can take their pick of fresh seasonal produce while enjoying live music and the incomparable views of the Valle Serena.

Call us on 020 3993 8025 to start planning your holiday to Borgo Santo Pietro or take a look at our itineraries to Tuscany

Description

This stunning boutique hotel located in the heart of the Tuscan countryside exudes charm and history. The lovingly converted 13th century villa, the centre of the property, offers guests a luxurious haven in which to relax and unwind.

Located in the heart of Tuscany, Borgo Santo Pietro is just 30-minutes from the centre of Siena and just over a 1-hour drive from Florence. This stunning 13th century villa estate was painstakingly and lovingly restored into a beautiful and luxurious boutique hotel.

Surrounded by 13 acres of gardens this hotel really offers seclusion and relaxation in the most enchanting setting. The rooms are spread between the main Villa and a separate building housing the Garden Suites just a 2-minute walk away. The interiors are in-keeping with the origins of the building, walls are adorned by paintings and tapestries and beautiful antique pieces can be found in rooms and the public areas.

This hotel is a wonderful retreat open from March to the end of October, and with large open fireplaces the main villa is a cosy and romantic retreat when the weather is cooler. In the summer months, guests can cool off in the hotel's large infinity pools which overlook the surrounding countryside. Those looking for relaxation can indulge in treatments in the hotel's spa and those after more action can enjoy the hotel's facilities which include tennis and badminton court. Croquet, archery, yoga and bicycles are all available to guests.

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Accommodation

Each of the rooms and suites at the Borgo Santo Pietro is independently decorated, using the finest linens and antique pieces, ensuring a unique experience for guests. Taking inspiration from the beautiful gardens and rural setting, many of the rooms feature hand-painted murals of the surrounding countryside.

Facilities

The hotel offers two dining options. The more formal Michelin-starred Meo Modo restaurant offers gourmet dining with local home grown produce. More relaxed is the Treehouse Bar and Brasserie, situated near to the pool this offers lighter choices perfect for lunch or light snack with a cocktail. For those looking for a romantic evening, the hotel can also set up a private dining experience within the gardens.

Activities

On site the hotel offers a tennis and badminton court, and yoga, archery, cooking lessons and garden tours are all available on request. Those looking to indulge their creative side can organise flower arranging tutorials or have a private lesson with the resident artist for those looking to learn or improve painting skills.

Outside of the hotel there is a wealth of activities to enjoy from horse riding, biking, golf as well as historical sites and villages to explore.

Reviews

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James Ferguson (Staff)

I was really impressed by Borgo Santo Pietro: I thought it was a lovely property in a beautiful setting. The rooms are beautiful and the service top-notch.

The dcor was perfect I thought, in keeping with the rustic Tuscan style but not too traditional and old-fashioned looking. I would definitely recommend the new 'garden suites' - they are located just a few steps away from the main building and offer beautiful private gardens. Ideal for a laid-back alfresco breakfast, which the hotel is happy to bring to your garden at no additional charge should you prefer not to get dressed and amble over to the breakfast room in the main building.

Room amenities are beautifully presented and the bathrooms spacious and well-appointed.

All the staff I met at Borgo Santo Pietro, from the reception staff to the waiters and friendly sommelier, seemed very proud to be working at Borgo Pietro and offered exemplary service with a smile. The food was delicious and all, as you would expect, based on the freshest local produce whether you are dining at the fine dining restaurant or enjoying the more informal atmosphere of a laid back lunch by the pool.

With its extensive and beautifully maintained gardens and grounds, Borgo Santo Pietro is an idyllic country retreat.

Experiences

  • Chianti Classico wine tour

    Delight in the renowned flavours of Chianti Classico as you take part in this specialised wine tour from Borgo Santo Pietro. Discover the wine production process and savour the tastings, enriching both your mind and palate.

  • Classic walking tour of Florence

    Explore the city's most famous landmarks with your private guide who will be able to bring these well known sights to life. Highlights include Cathedral Square and the iconic Duomo, the Accademia Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio.

  • Farmer's market at Borgo Santo Pietro

    Borgo Santo Pietro hosts a farmer's market at the hotel every Monday evening. This event is open to non-guests, so it is a great way to integrate with locals and discover a little more about Tuscan culture.

  • Florence by boat and on foot

    Discover Florence from a new perspective - aboard a Florentine gondola cruising along the Arno River. After a walking tour of the city's highlights, sit back and relax on the boat as you watch the sun set over the rooftops of Florence.

  • Hot air ballooning over Tuscany

    Take to the skies in a fantastic hot air balloon flight as you take in the spectacular views of the Tuscan countryside. For an unforgettable experience enjoy a private flight and create truly special memories.

  • Tuscan cookery lesson at Borgo Santo Pietro

    Spend a fun and informative day learning about the regional specialities of Tuscany. Test your cooking skills and choose from a variety of classic Italian dishes to attempt for yourself under the tutelage of a skilful chef.

  • Tuscan truffle hunt at Borgo Santo Pietro

    Discover the exclusive world of truffle hunting, and the secrets behind Tuscany's most elusive ingredient. Join the experts in the hunt, and sample your findings in a traditional home-cooked lunch.

  • Vespa tour of Tuscany

    Explore the Tuscan countryside in style, on your very own Vespa. Travel as the Italians do, and spend a day weaving through the hills and villages of Tuscany, making many discoveries along the way.

Holiday Ideas

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    • A fantastic honeymoon or anniversary itinerary travelling through two of Italy's most romantic regions
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Location & directions

Tuscany, Italy

In the Tuscany countryside in the Province of Siena in Chiusdino.

How to get there

Borgo Santo Pietro is located just a 35-minute drive from Siena, just over 1-hour from Florence (nearest airport), 1-hour 45-minutes from Pisa and 3-hours from Rome.

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Call us on 020 3993 8025 to start planning your holiday to Borgo Santo Pietro or take a look at our itineraries to Tuscany

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