Marignolle Relais and Charme is where an exquisite country retreat in the Florentine hills provides a calm sanctuary near one of Italy’s most exciting cities
Escape the busy and narrow city streets and relish Tuscan life in the countryside at Marignolle Relais and Charme. Located only 3 km from Florence and nestled in the hills, this tranquil country house gives guests the perfect place to return to after a long day of touring one of Italy’s most fascinating cities.
The original property was built in the 1800s and later renovated and opened as a boutique hotel in 2001. Surrounded by cypress trees, lavender, rosemary, geraniums, and roses, the views and scents will captivate you the moment you arrive. This gated estate has a swimming pool, solarium, and lounge chairs to bask in nature and enjoy the superb views of Florence and the Tuscan countryside.
Step inside to reveal elegant rooms that range from a double king – some with a private terrace overlooking the garden – to a luxurious junior suite for up to five people. The charming country decor and antique furnishings have been carefully selected to encapsulate a warm and cosy vibe, including deluxe amenities that add comfort to your stay.
- Returning to a quiet sanctuary surrounded by nature after a busy day in beautiful Florence.
- Experiencing cooking and tasting delicious traditional Italian dishes in an on-site cooking class.
- The wonderful breakfast of local marmalades, whole-grain bread, hot croissants, scrambled eggs, and more, in the open-air gazebo with the Tuscan sunshine streaming inside.
- The guided wine tasting tour of the Chianti region gave us many historic insights and was an unforgettable experience.
- The incredible Italian hospitality from this small, family-run boutique hotel made it feel like a home-away-from-home.
Each of the ten rooms at Marignolle Relais and Charme brings the Tuscan countryside inside, with bright colours and elements of nature and local history. Each room was personally decorated by the owner of the boutique hotel, adding traditional Florentine antiques and art.
Care was used in providing the ultimate comforts with air conditioning, soundproofing, free wi-fi, satellite TV, minibar, and safety box. All rooms include a spacious built-in closet and a large bathroom with oversized mirrors and a double marble sink.
Deluxe double bedroom
The deluxe double comes with a king-size bed or upon request, two twin beds. It is the standard room category but offers the same indulgent amenities as the other rooms.
Deluxe double with private patio/garden
This deluxe double room is as elegant and comfortable as the others, with the same cosy, country vibe, but adds a private outdoor space to enjoy.
The 323 square-foot deluxe triple room includes a king-size bed, single bed and a private terrace. This charming and comfortable room configuration is ideal for a small family or friends travelling together.
The junior suite is a pleasant one-bedroom suite for those who would like extra space. The elegant decor and deluxe amenities are the perfect indulgences for a special occasion.
Superior junior suite
The superior junior suite is for 4 or 5 people and is ideal for families. At 377 square feet, the suite accommodates one king bed and two single beds.
Services and facilities
Taste the flavors
A delicious buffet breakfast is served daily in the lovely gazebo next to the fragrant gardens. The offerings include eggs, bacon, pastries, cake, bread, local marmalade, and cheese. In warm weather, the greenhouse doors are opened wide to allow the sunshine to pour in and a breeze to blow through. The continental breakfast is a lovely start to an exciting day exploring Florence or Tuscany.
Light meals upon request and restaurant booking
There is no restaurant at the boutique hotel, but Marignolle Relais & Charme is happy to organise snacks or delicious light dinners upon request. The staff will make lunch or dinner reservations for you in Florence or at the lovely countryside restaurants nearby. A shuttle service is provided to the famous Florentine trattoria “Bibe,” located only 250 meters from the resort. Be sure to ask about the cooking class, where you have the chance to enjoy your creations afterwards.
Citrus, the fruit of Promise, indicates that the property is noticeable eco-conscious as many areas of sustainability are addressed
- The hotel uses sustainable architecture such as an insulated roof, exterior walls, ceilings, floors, and windows.
- Marignolle Relais & Charme has many plants throughout the interior and exterior of the property.
- The rooms at the hotel use lighting timers and thermostat control as well as movement sensors on exterior lighting to maximise energy savings.
- The hotel has replaced many of its single-use plastic items and is working towards a complete ban on single-use plastic.
Explore the location
Marignolle Relais & Charme is immersed in the Tuscan hills, overlooking the enchanting city of Florence. The peaceful and quiet location is ideal for guests looking for a tranquil escape far from the urban centre yet close to the historical sights.
Not far from Piazzale Michelangelo, this hillside retreat offers spectacular views of the city, reminding you that you can be in the centre of Florence within minutes to reach splendid museums, monuments, theatres, and fashion boutiques. The hotel is situated perfectly for exploring the wine region of Tuscany.
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