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Hotel Certosa di Maggiano - Luxury holidays to Tuscany

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  • About this holiday

    The Certosa di Maggiano near Siena is a luxury hotel with traditional architecture, beautiful surroundings, and excellent facilities, including an award-winning restaurant. Nestled amongst the famous Tuscan vineyards, the Hotel Certosa di Maggiano is the only bed and breakfast hotel so close to Siena that still offers guests such an immediate taste of the Tuscan countryside. Housed in a converted 13th century Carthusian Monastery, the property has retained all of its charm, rendering it the perfect idyllic country retreat, with flowing waterways, terraced dining spaces, and traditional, rustic bedrooms. Stay here for short luxury breaks exploring Siena and Tuscany, or as part of a larger tour of Italy.

    The journey and how you get there


    Included in your holiday

    Italian Expressions includes flights, hire-car and accommodation with bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for the Hotel Certosa di Maggiano are per person based on two people sharing a Standard Double Room
    From £1590 for 7 nights
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code


    Our opinion

    Hotel Certosa di Maggiano offers fantastic, monastic chic on the skirt tails of Siena

    Hotel description

    A former Carthusian monastery dating back to 1314, the Certosa di Maggiano is today a luxury hotel of exceptional character, set just a stone’s throw from historic Siena and its magnificent Piazza del Campo. Nestled amidst six acres of blissfully peaceful parkland surrounded by olive trees, vineyards and citrus groves, the Certosa di Maggiano was initially first restored as a private home, only becoming a hotel of prestigious reputation in 1978, the first Italian luxury property to join the renowned Relais & Châteaux chain. Since its early forays into the hospitality trade, the Certosa is still run with the same passion and dedication by Anna Grossi Recordati, along with her daughter, Anna Claudia, maintaining its exceptional standards of service, discreet exclusivity and unparalleled elegance. Undoubtedly ranking amongst the finest hotels in Siena, the property comprises arcades, cloisters and chapels which have been sympathetically transformed into luxury interiors hosting an Emperors’ Hall, library, cigar bar, games room and four distinct areas dedicated to the restaurant, Il Canto, voted one of the world’s top 50 restaurants in 2010. Overseen by Paolo Lopriore, described as the most creative and courageous chef in Italy, the internationally acclaimed Il Canto offers a menu infused with passion and imagination, where tastes and flavours leave a lasting culinary impression. As you’d expect with a restaurant of this calibre, there is an extensive wine cellar full of exquisite names and vintages. With just 17 rooms, many fashioned from the original friars’ cells, the architectural integrity and atmospheric intimacy of the hotel remains undiminished. Looking out onto the central cloister, the Tuscan landscape or the beauty of Siena, each of Certosa di Maggiano's rooms is unique in typology, style and décor, yet all maintain a romance and charm that is hard to rival. Leisure facilities are numerous, from the heated outdoor swimming pool and tennis court to the Maria Galland wellness centre and running track. Of course, the delights of Siena and the wider region are hard to resist, yet are so readily accessible with a wealth of cultural treasures within such easy reach. The Certosa di Maggiano is a fabulous hotel of limitless character and historic style, the perfect luxury Tuscan retreat.


    2km from Siena

    Official star rating


    Annual opening

    20 April to 31 October

    Distance from airport

    Closest airport

    Pisa, Florence or Bologna

    Room types

    Hotel Certosa di Maggiano offers 17 rooms, each featuring air conditioning, satellite LCD TV, mini-bar, safe, telephone, iPhone/iPod music speaker, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers.
    Standard Room.
    Superior Room.
    Deluxe Room.
    Executive Suite.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Facilities at the Hotel Certosa di Maggiano include: Il Canto Restaurant (open daily for dinner from March to October, except Tuesdays. From November to March, it is open for lunch Thursday to Sunday and dinner Wednesday to Sunday), cigars bar, Emperors’ Hall, heated outdoor swimming pool with lifeguard, tennis court, fitness room (open 1 May to 31 October), jogging and walking track, Maria Galland wellness centre, yoga, pilates, qi gong, games room, business facility zone, TV room, 24-hour reception, laundry service, parking, secured underground parking, helipad.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Historic Siena with its Piazza del Campo, Duomo and Palio, southern Tuscany and the rolling hills of the Siena countryside, the wine regions of Chianti, Montalcino, Montepulciano, San Gimignano with its towers and turrets, Buonconvento amidst the Sienese clay hills, Renaissance Florence, Tuscan cooking classes, wine tasting and olive tours.

    Sports nearby

    6km jogging trail, horse riding, biking, walking, Versilia Golf Course is a short distance away.


    Minimum stays

    Other information

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