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Il Salviatino - Luxury holidays to Tuscany

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  • About this holiday

    A noble and imposing building within the rugged hillside parkland of Fiesole, Il Salviatino is a one-of-a-kind property with magnificent views of Florence and the surrounding Tuscan countryside. Luxurious bedrooms and extensive gardens, terraces, and grounds, make this hotel perfect for short stops in Tuscany, perhaps as part of a longer Tuscan tour.  Find out more about the impeccable service and rural grandeur of Il Salviatino here.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Pisa in Euro Traveller, hire-car and bed and American buffet breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic double or twin room
    From £1435 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.

    Special Offers

    • Low Season 3 nights for the price of 2 nights
      Book a stay for the 5th to 14th April 2019 or 20th October to 2nd November 2019 and stay 3 nights but pay the price of 2 nights. This offer is valid for all room categories. It is not combinable with other offers.
    • 4 nights for the price of 3 nights(3)
      Book a stay for the 18th April to 10th May 2019, 7th July to 4th September 2019 or 29th September to 19th October 2019 and stay 4 nights for the price of 3 nights. This offer is not combinable with other offers.
    • Mid- Season 3 nights for the price of 2 nights
      Book a stay for the 18th April to 10th May 2019, 7th July to 4th September 2019 or 29th September to 19th October 2019 and stay 3 nights for the price of 2 nights. This offer is applicable to Dome View Junior Suite room categories and higher. This offer is not combinable with other offers.
    • Complimentary 3-course Lunch Offer
      Book a stay of 3 nights or longer for between 11th May and 6th July 2019 or 5th to 28th September 2019 and receive one complimentary 3- course lunch (excluding drinks).
    • Low Season Early Booking Offer(2)
      Book 20 days or more in advance of arrival and receive a 15% discount off our rates on bed and breakfast. Valid for stays from 5th to 14th April 2019 or 20th October to 2nd November 2019. This offer is not combinable with other offers.
    • Mid-Season Early Booking Offer
      Book 30 days or more in advance of arrival and receive a 15% discount off our rates on bed and breakfast. Valid for stays from 18th April to 10th May 2019, 7th July to 4th September 2019 or 29th September to 19th October 2019. This offer is not combinable with other offers.
    • High Season Early Booking Offer(2)
      Book 45 days or more in advance of arrival and receive a 15% discount off our rates on bed and breakfast. Valid for stays from 11th May and 6th July 2019 or 5th to 28th September 2019. This offer is not combinable with other offers.
    • Italy 2020 early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 10 nights to Italy by 30 September 2019 for stays between 1 April and 30 September 2020 and receive a reduction of £100 per person.

    Hotel code

    EXH349

    Our opinion

    Il Salviatino is a cosy and luxurious hotel in the hills above Florence with outstanding personal service.

    Hotel description

    Il Salviatino is a remarkable, luxurious hotel on the hillside in Fiesole, enjoying magnificent views of Florence and its Duomo. Standing amid acres of private parkland and beautifully landscaped gardens, Il Salviatino was once the family home of the Salviati, Bardi and Ojetti families and today the villa has been completely refurbished as a luxury hotel. During the 19th century the villa attracted local and international artists who would mingle with its aristocratic owners. Today, the villa retains very much the feel of an aristocratic family home with its wood-panelled library and original parquet floors. The rooms and suites are situated in both the main villa and in the so-called Greenhouses underneath the Italian Gardens. The eight Greenhouse suites have glass covered porch areas and direct access to the park, whilst Dome View Deluxe rooms and Dome View Junior Suites have a view of the Florence Duomo. Warm and elegant, Il Salviatino offers guests a unique, distinctive hotel experience, with the Service Ambassadors anticipating every guest’s need, thus ensuring an unforgettable stay from beginning to end. A unique place is the extraordinary Il Salviatino SPA, uniting Il Salviatino’s idyllic setting and renowned service with the ancestral knowledge and delicate aromas of Dr Vranjes, one of Florence’s most exclusive perfume houses. In a region renowned for its culinary heritage, food and beverage at Il Salviatino have been conceived to be far more than a service but a memorable journey to the roots of Tuscan gastronomy. In summer, meals are served on the Terrazza overlooking the Italian gardens and the city of Florence. In winter, “Le Serre” will welcome you for breakfast, lunch and dinner, in its cosy and relaxed atmosphere. Children are welcome at Il Salviatino and babysitting can be arranged, there are connecting rooms and extra beds can be allocated to all but the Deluxe and Dome Deluxe rooms. Il Salviatino combines a beautiful location with excellent facilities and services, highly recommended.

    Location

    Fiesole

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    20 March to 31 October

    Distance from airport

    About 25 minutes from Florence

    Closest airport

    Florence 10km or Pisa 60km

    Room types

    Il Salviatino offers 45 rooms and suites each with air-conditioning, private bathroom with sit down rain shower (some also with bathtub), direct-dial telephone, Nespresso coffee machine, hairdryer, flat screen TV hidden inside mirrors, safety deposit box, complimentary high-speed WiFi connection, complimentary in room mineral water.
    Classic Room
    Deluxe Double
    Dome View Classic Room
    Family Junior Suite - a mezzanine suite with a double bed and 2 extra beds
    Junior Suite
    Greenhouse Junior Suite
    Dome View Deluxe Room
    Dome View Junior Suite
    Greenhouse Suite
    There are a a further 5 suite categories available on request: Stilnovo Suite, Melodia Suite, Tegliacci Suite, Affresco Suite, Ojetti Suite.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Restaurant, bar, library, Il Salviatino SPA using Dr Vranjes products, swimming pool (open Apr - Oct),  gardens, service ambassador, terrace with dining, baby-sitting service, children welcome, 24-hour room service, laundry service, parking valet service, weddings arranged.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    The city of Florence, the village of Fiesole with its Etruscan ruins and stunning Roman theatre, the Chianti region.

    Sports nearby

    Golf, Walking, Jogging.

    Children

    Family rooms are specifically designed for families with children between 4 and 12 years (supplement charges apply to extra beds). Third beds can also be added to some rooms on request and for an added charge. Beds for children 3 years old and under are complimentary.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

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