J & J, Tuscany Italy
★ ★ ★ ★
Fine boutique-style property with a real Florentine feel – originally a 16th
century convent and now tastefully modernised to give a classy homely atmosphere. Escapes the crowds of the centre without being too far removed.
Small, inviting modernised local-style building with stonework at ground level and a couple of steps up to the arched entrance.
Property type: Hotel
Interior has welcoming lobby with arched ceilings, antique furniture, comfy sofas, paintings and old stone staircase. Delightful sitting room with bookcases, paintings and homely feel. Casual breakfast room with wicker seating and full height windows overlooking courtyard, doubles as a bar at night.
An atmospheric courtyard houses attractive wrought-iron tables and chairs overlooked by colourful potted plants.
Area Type: ½ mile east of Piazza del Duomo, in a small narrow side street, surrounded by mostly residential properties. There’s a limited selection of shops and cafes in immediate vicinity but a wider choice are within 300 yds. Bus stop 150 yds. The main train station is just under a mile.
Map Ref: 110
- Main Bar
- Public facilities
- Internet terminal(s)
- WiFi Access
- In-room facilities
- Air conditioning
- TV (English language)