Overlooking one of the most lovely hills surrounding Florence, between the Certosa Convent and Ponte Vecchio lies the Marignolle Relais and Charme.
Tranquillity, comfort and closeness to the historical city centre, are some of the features that make the relais particularly pleasant for those who wish for a relaxing holiday, in an exclusive and charming environment.
Thanks to its ideal position, from the relais it is possible to reach the city centre in a few minutes and visit its important monuments, museums and art galleries.
You will also have the chance to take part in the cultural events and fashion happenings that the city offers in every season.
The relais is also an excellent base for excursions in the Chianti area, with its wonderful farmhouses and castles, to visit the Medieval towns of Siena, Volterra, San Gimignano, or other historical towns like Arezzo, Pistoia, Pisa, Lucca.
The relais is surrounded by the typical scenery of the Florentine hills, with cypresses and cane-apple trees, broom bushes and pine trees, amongst the scents of lavender, rosemary, time and catmint.
Almond and peach blossoms and the intense geranium colours, according to the season, complete the harmony of the landscape.
Relai Marignolle presents six spacious very finely furnished double rooms, within a refined and comfortable environment, making your stay pleasant and relaxing.
Each room is different from the others, both in its shape, its furniture and in its tapestry. Antique furniture, 19th century prints and a small ornament collection complete the refined atmosphere.
The air-conditioned, microclimatic and soundproofed rooms are supplied with satellite tv, direct telephone line and plugs for Internet connections.
The built-in closets, being very large and very well equipped.
The bathrooms have large mirrors and double built-in Carrara marble washbasins.
The toilet is separated from the rest of the bathroom by a door and so is the shower. The precious cabreuva vermelha parquet floor gives the atmosphere a warm and welcoming touch.
Inside the rooms you will find courtesy hot drink kettles, a mini-bar, and a wine and champagne selection that you may enjoy while in your room, or relaxing in the gazebo
In a quiet and reserved location, a lovely pool with a large solarium, presenting deck chairs and sunning beds, is at guests’ disposal from May to October, assuring a relaxing and refreshing break from work or from touring amongst the beauties of the Tuscan land.
Breakfast is served gracefully and professionally in the large gazebo during the summer months.
It may be a traditional continental breakfast with local jams, croissants, or home-made pies, or it may be American style, with scrambled eggs for all tastes, cheese and bacon, served in refined Florentine china dishes and silverware, making it feel like a Sunday morning family breakfast.
How to reach us from the centre of Florence :
follow the driveways surrounding the historical centre to Porta Romana; drive through Via Senese and after 2 km approximately you will find the tabernacle on the corner of Via delle Bagnese, turn right and will find , on the second street on the right , Via di San Quirichino: before the first turn you will find the gate of the Relais Marignolle in front of you.