Cheap Hotels in Siena
Featuring free bikes and a garden, Bed in Siena is located in Siena, 3.7 km from Piazza del Campo and 4.1 km from the National Picture Gallery. The property is 3.6 km from San Cristoforo and 4.2 km from Palazzo Chigi Saracini, At the guest house every room comes with a desk and a shared bathroom. Cycling is among the activities that guests can enjoy near Bed in Siena. Palasport Mens Sana is 1.5 km from the accommodation, while National Museum of Etruscan Archaeology is 4 km away. The nearest airport is Florence Airport, 81 km from the property.
An old brick house 1.2 km from the Siena Nord exit of the Superstrada Firenze-Siena motorway, the Piccolo Chianti offers free outdoor parking, a Tuscan restaurant and en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi. The bus to Florence stops 50 metres away. The rooms come with air conditioning, TV, and fridge. The floors are in parquet or tiles. A generous breakfast buffet is served daily. Fresh local ingredients are used in the restaurant specialising in Ribollita soup, Fiorentina beef steak and cold cuts. Food is accompanied by quality Tuscan wine. Aperitifs can be arranged in the restaurant. The Piccolo Chianti also features a garage. The staff can offer tourist and travel info, to explore Siena and the Chianti area by car or public transport.
Located in Siena, 500 metres from Piazza del Campo, Casa Emilio provides accommodation with a shared lounge, free WiFi, a shared kitchen, and a tour desk. The air-conditioned accommodation is less than 1 km from San Cristoforo Church. The apartment features 2 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a bidet. For added convenience, the property can provide towels and bed linen for an extra charge. A bicycle rental service is available at the apartment. Popular points of interest near Casa Emilio include National Museum of Etruscan Archaeology, Palazzo Chigi-Saracini and National Picture Gallery Siena. The nearest airport is Florence Airport, 86 km from the accommodation.
Hotels in Siena
While Florence has Renaissance flair, Siena has Gothic splendour. Home to magnificent buildings, fascinating museums and delicious Tuscan cuisine, Siena is one of Italy's greatest destinations. Siena hotels are an excellent base for exploring this breathtaking medieval city.
Buildings and squares
One of the great pinnacles of Romanesque-Gothic architecture, Siena's Duomo dates from the 12th century, with the main façade completed later in 1380. Some of Italy's finest artists have had their hands on the cathedral – Nicola Pisano created the pulpit, Giovanni Pisano created the façade and Michelangelo and Donatello both designed sculptures. In 1339 plans were made to enlarge the cathedral to make it of the biggest in Italy but progress was halted by the start of the Black Death. The incomplete remains of this ambitious project are still in Siena, on Piazza Jacopo della Quercia to the east of the cathedral. This site is called Duomo Nuovo and although it is unrealised it is nevertheless a wonder to behold.
The social centre of Siena since the mid-12th century has been Piazza del Campo, a sprawling piazza that was built on the site of an earlier Roman marketplace. The centrepiece of the piazza is Palazzo Comunale, dating from the late 13th century. Also worth seeing in Siena is the Gothic façade of the Palazzo Chigi-Saracini, home to the Accademia Musicale Chigiana.
Museums and galleries
The most famous museum in Siena is the Museo Civico, which features Simone Martini's iconic Virgin Mary in Majesty. There are frescoes here that detail episodes from the reunification period and that encompass a staggering amount of allegories and historical figures. Another key gallery in the city is the Pinacoteca Nazionale, housed in the 14th-century Palazzo Buonsignori. The gallery serves to illustrate the emphasis of Gothic and Byzantine styles of painting in Siena during the Renaissance period. There are works here by artists including Pietro Lorenzetti, Simone Martini and Niccolò di Segna. Also make sure you check out the Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala, where you'll find the Archaeological Museum, the Center of Contemporary Art and the Art Museum for Children.
Food and drink
Visitors to Siena are spoilt for choice when it comes to good restaurants and places to buy food and drink. Pizzicheria de Miccoli sells an enormous range of Italian sausages, cheese and mushrooms, while Panificio Il Magnifico is the place to go for panforte, ricciarelli and cavallucci biscuits. Enoteca I Terzi, situated close to the Campo, is a very popular wine bar and Tre Cristi serves delicious seafood.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Siena
What are the best hotels to stay in Siena?Grand Hotel Continental Siena – Starhotels Collezione, Pensione Palazzo Ravizza and Hotel Athena are some of the popular hotels in Siena.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Siena?The cheapest price for a double room in Siena is £34, offered by Camping Siena Colleverde.
What hotels are in the central Siena neighborhood?The best hotels near the center of Siena are Grand Hotel Continental Siena – Starhotels Collezione, B&B Le Logge Luxury Rooms and Hotel Palazzetto Rosso.
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