The historic center of Siena, Tuscany has been named is a World Heritage Site. It is one of the most popular Italian tourist destinations. The local Duomo is one of the country’s finest Gothic cathedrals. Its main facade was completed in 1380.
This magnificent building boasts the oldest stained glass in Italy, inlaid-marble floors that took more than 40 artists over 200 years to complete, and lots more. Don’t miss the Cripta (Crypt) that was recently rediscovered after perhaps 700 years.
Other sights are the Battistero (Baptistery), the Museo dell’Opera Metropolitana, Pinacoteca Nazionale, and the Spedale de Santa Maria della Scala, a great bunch of museums. For your convenience we have listed these hotels and the bed and breakfast in approximate order of cost, starting with the least expensive.
The Hotel Palazzo Fani Mignanelli, also known as the Residenza d’Epoca Palazzo Fani Mignanelli, offers 11 rooms plus a Junior Suite.
Nestled in the heart of Siena’s historical center, just a few steps from Piazza del Campo, the hotel Palazzo Fani Mignanelli offers comfortable relaxing accommodations in an intimate boutique hotel setting. Whether you are in Siena on vacation, business, or to study our charming hotel is an ideal place to stay while enjoying Siena and its fascinating history. The hotel has been renovated recently.
The Bed & Breakfast Residenza San Domenico is situated in the historical centre of Siena, a few steps from the Basilica di San Domenico and the famous Piazza del Campo. The structure consists of 6 ell-lit double room, some of which have a wonderful panoramic view of the city.
All of them have a private bathroom. The detailed furniture and the decoration of the ceilings create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. More over the mezzanines provided with sofa-bed make it the ideal place for couple and families with children. Furthermore, each room has a mini kitchenette with dishes, sink electric cooker and oven to cook.
The three-star Hotel Duomo is located on one of the oldest streets in this old, old city. It has 20 rooms ranging from singles to quads. Some of the rooms offer a view of the Cathedral and surrounding hills. The breakfast room has retained the wooden beams and brick floors of the original, Eighteenth Century building.
It was restored on the old foundations in 1726 with the façade in the Renaissance style.
The furniture of the hotel is modern, with some traces of the past still visible in the wood beams and the brickwork in the breakfast room.
On the terrace, above the sienese roofs, you can sun yourself in total relaxation, immersed in the romantic atmosphere of the mediaeval town, in one of the most beautiful regions of Italy, the Tuscany.
The five-star Grand Hotel Continental is located in the heart of Siena, in the center of the pedestrian shopping area with in walking distance to the Piazza del Campo, the Duomo and all major sites/attractions. This 17th century palace treasures many magnificent frescoes both in public areas as in several rooms. The 51 rooms and suites are unique and all offer the services and comforts of a top level hotel.
The rooms, painstakingly restored and furbished with elegance, antique or contemporary furniture, precious fabrics and unique décor. Luxurious amenities and technologically equipped with data port, Internet TV, HiFi. Experience a stay in this noble palace which unites the splendors of the past with modern comforts.
The hotel includes a conference room, a congress room, and facilities for the disabled. You should visit their website to get an idea of what true luxury can be.