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Hotel of Charme
Palazzo Mannaioni



Florence - Tuscany - Italy




Palazzo Mannaioni, belonging to the Hotel group UNA Hotels & Resorts, is a residence dating back to the 16th Century. Located along the walls in the center of Montaione, famous for the Castle of Montaione, a small medieval hamlet on top of a hill, 341 metres above sea level. We are in the heart of Tuscany, a region where there are many archaeological sites open to visitors.
Staying in these places means leaping into the history and culture of a thousand-year-old population. Moreover, the surrounding area offers picturesque views of rare and pure natural beauty and a landscape full of variety. You can find rows of vineyards belonging to the Chianti and Vernaccia di San Gimignano, thick silvery olive groves, chestnut trees, holm-oak trees, pine trees, and junipers, all typical of the Mediterranean.
Montaione bounders three provinces: Florence, Pisa, and Siena. Thanks to its strategic geographic position, you can visit places of undisputed artistic and touristic value such as San Gimignano, Volterra, Certaldo, Vinci, and San Miniato.
Within these prestigious boundaries, Palazzo Mannaioni represents a pinnacle of love and luxury, allowing the guest to savour the charm of ancient recipes, history, and the ambience of the past.
The Palace, built of stone and brick, is inside the village walls. Today it is completely restored and equipped with all comforts, Palazzo Mannaioni offers stays dedicated to relaxation and privacy.
The hotel has two entries, the first is on Via Cresci, which you can use if you are coming from the historic centre of Montaione, through the narrow alleys, passageways, and little squares where there are artisan shops and old houses with the characteristic flower-filled balconies. The second one is on Via Marconi, where you enter directly through the Castle’s walls. This route passes through a lovely, Italian-style garden with a uniquely shaped swimming-pool, surrounded by lemon and orange trees in classic Tuscan urns.

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Our Rooms:
UNA Palazzo Mannaioni has 29 rooms, 5 of which are junior suites on two levels: completely restored furniture and fully-equipped with all comforts: adjustable air conditioning thermostat, bathrooms with shower/bathtub, Satellite TV, safe, Mini-bar, Internet connection, and soundproofed doors with electronic keys.

Each room is unique because they maintain the character of a private residence. The furnishings are characteristically Tuscan with wood furniture and which has been carefully selected. Many rooms have exposed beams and traditional Tuscan flooring with the original terra-cotta bricks, the rest have unique fresco and hard-wood floors.

Some rooms overlook the roofs of Montaione’s historic center, giving guests an incredibly romantic view, while others are located on top of the ancient communication trenches of the Castle, looking out onto the painstakingly landscaped Italian-style garden and swimming-pool.
Moreover, from the balconies of the junior suites, at sunset on clear evenings, guests can admire the profile of the hills in the distance, and the sun which sets in the light blue colors of the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Activities
Possibility to play golf at the Castelfalfi course (18 holes) with an hotel permission.
Possibility for wonderful walks in the woods with charted hiking trails.
Possibility to play tennis and soccer in the nearby courts and fields.
Horse-back riding at two fully-equipped ranches.
Mountain biking through the rolling hills of the surroundings.
Walking through the old streets of this medieval village, observing the customs of the people.
Visits by car to the most wonderful artistic cities in Tuscany: Florence, Siena, Lucca, San Gimignano, Volterra, Certaldo, and Vinci. Come back in the evening to the hotel to relax in the shadow of the Italian-style garden with the wonderful swimming-pool.

Restaurant
At the Hotel Palazzo Mannaioni , guests have the well-known restaurant De’ Mannaioni at their disposal, built from the old oil-mill, with an arched roof illuminated by a unique lighting system, and marvellous red-brick vaults.
The guest can try typical Tuscan recipes cooked with modern techniques, while respecting tradition.
During high season the well-known Winery is opened, dug out from the cellar of the Palazzo Mannaioni with its original vaults where it is possible to taste excellent wines and organize lunches or reserved dinners.
From the restaurant the guest has direct access to the garden and the swimming-pool, where the equipped pool bar staff prepare exclusive cocktails and quick snacks for guests who want to relax by the edge of the pool after they have visited the wonderful artistic cities in Tuscany.

Meeting and Congress Hall near Florence
Palazzo Mannaioni can offer meetings and conventions. In the Hotel there are two fully-equipped, high-tech halls.
The multifunctional Clemente Hall seats 85 people and the Lina Hall has a table seating of only 16 people. Both offer high level service with highly respected international standards. Qualified staff is available to help guests organize all of the high-tech service they desire.


In Hotel Palazzo Mannaioni, the tourists can relax and live together in the American Bar and Pool Bar where the equipped bar staff can prepare gala dinner, informal dinner, work breakfast, welcome cocktail. They can organize in the best way any requests and needs, business or leisure.
The high professional hotel staff can organize in the best way any requests and needs of the tourists in order they can have a pleasant and comfortable journey. That’s the standard of the Hotel UNA HOTELS & RESORTS.
The reception staff can organize the transfer from the stations and the principal Italian airports or hide autos for the tourist's whole journey.
During the journey, the tourist can ask the reception staff for every service, such as ticket reservation for the Galleria degli Uffizi, Chianti tours, wine tastings in ancient residences and whatever else.
For the tourists who arrive by car, an indoor parking is at their disposal without extra costs.
Services:
. Sky Hotel Plus on all rooms
. Wi-Fi Internet in the lobby and meeting room.
. All the rooms have a bath and shower
. Heating
. Easy access for disabled people
. Lift for access to the rooms
. Fully air-conditioned including the rooms.
. Satellite TV
. Direct external telephone line
. Mini-Bar
. Safe in all the rooms
. A selection of pillows
Directly-managed restaurant seating 80 people, separate entrance with direct access to the garden and swimming pool. . Topic evenings.
. Typical Tuscan cuisine, continental and American breakfast
. A wide selection of wines with wine-tasting events in the prestigious cellar where it is also possible to serve private meals.
. Two completely equipped meeting rooms for any kind of events.
. A large underground parking without extra costs
. American Bar in the delightful hall with glass-decorated ceiling and cable radio installation.
. Pool bar giving onto the outdoor swimming-pool.
. Iacuzzi Pool
. Italian styled garden








Hotel of Charme Palazzo Mannaioni
Via G. Marconi 2
Montaione (Florence) - Tuscany
Tel. +39 0571 69277 Fax +39 0571 697974




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