Tha family run Albergo Le Macinaie is situated in an area surrounded by a large forest of Italian beech trees, 1400 metres above sea level, with a spectacular view over Mount Amiata.
The hotel is set in an old chestnut windmill dating back to the last century, carefully reworked in a warm, friendly Tuscan style, the perfect choice for those who want to go hiking, orienteering, cycling, or ride motorbikes or quads and also for those looking to breathe the fresh air in the peaceful, green surrounding hills.
The owners are always available to suggest trips to nearby producers of local produce, natural parks, villages, thermal spas or to book entry to the acrobatic tree park "parco acrobatico sugli alberi".
Guests have access to a private relaxation area with a sauna, a hydromassage tub, a UV sunbed, multi sensory treatments and a gym. For children there is an exclusive play area with video games and a ball pool. There is an Internet access point and free Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel.
The hotel has 3 different types of rooms:
- Panoramica: equipped with a colour television, a direct dial telephone, a balcony with a breathtaking view of the mountains, and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer.
- Levante: warm and welcoming, equipped with a colour television, a direct dial telephone, a lovely view of the mountains, and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer.
- Ponente: spacious and comfortable, equipped with a colour television, a direct dial telephone and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer.
Rooms available: Double, Quadruple, Superior Double with Mountain View, Deluxe Double with Mountain View, Comfort Quadruple.
Services included in the price
- Car Collection and Delivery Service
- Children’s games room
- Daily papers
- Fax Service
- Games room
- Hotel outdoor parking
- Internal parking in private garage
- Internet Point
- Internet connection
- Left-luggage Facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Outside discounted parking
- Outside non discounted parking
- Outside on road parking
- Photocopying Service
- Quick Check-In and Check-Out
- Reading lounge
- Safe-deposit box
- Ski Storage Facilities
- TV lounge
- Tour Desk
- Tourist Information Offices
Restaurant and bar
The à la carte restaurant serves traditional local produce including chestnuts, mushrooms, oil, wine and cheese from the Mount Amiata area.
The wide range of products combine to offer an excellent cuisine based on delicious soups, homemade pasta and roasts. The chefs also prepare the region's famous mushroom soup and "cappelle di porcini" roasted Porcini mushrooms.
The buffet breakfast includes homemade cakes and tarts.
Description of Conference and Meeting Facilities
The conference room can comfortably accommodate up to 60 people and is equipped with a projector, a VCR and a sound system.
Excursions in the surrounding area can be arranged for those attending meetings.
Services available for a fee
- Babysitting Service
- Banquet / Reception Hall
- Bicycle Hire
- Bike Rides
- Car Hire
- Children’s holiday facilities / Children’s holidays
- Dietetic Cuisine
- Group Catering
- Horse Riding
- Ironing Room
- Laundry Room
- Medical Service
- Motorbike / Scooter Hire
- Packed lunches
- Personal maid
- Pets are Welcome
- Piano Bar
- Receptions / Banquets / Ceremonies
- Shoe-shining machine
- Skiing Lessons
- Small Pets are Welcome
- Snack bar
- Transport to/from the Airport
- Transport to/from the Port
- Typical local cuisine
Features of the hotel
- Children's playground
- Family Rooms
- Gay Friendly
- Panoramic View
- Recently renovated
- Soundproofed Rooms
- Wheelchair Accessible Rooms
Location of the hotel
How to reach the hotel
From the north
Take the A1 Milano – Firenze motorway to the Firenze - Impruneta exit. From here, take the Firenze - Siena expressway towards Siena. Continue towards Grosseto until reaching Paganico and follow the directions for Castel del Piano, Vetta Monte Amiata, and Prato delle Macinaie; the hotel is located 9km away.
From the south
Take the A1 Napoli – Milano motorway to the Orvieto exit. Head towards Castel San Giorgio and then to Acquapendente. Turn onto the SS2 Cassia state road towards Siena until reaching Km 147, then turn left towards Piancastagnaio. After having passed the town, follow the directions on the left for Vetta Monte Amiata, Prato della Macinaie.
From the east
Take the A1 Milano – Napoli motorway to the Valdichiana exit. Head towards Pienza, then Abbadia San Salvatore. Before entering town, follow the directions for Vetta Monte Amiata, and after 7km, turn right towards Prato delle Macinaie.
The local railway station is the Grosseto station.
The local airports are:
- Maremma - Grosseto Corrado Baccarini Airport;
- Pisa Galileo Galilei International Airport.
Nearby points of interest
- Aeroporto Cesare Baccarini 45.13 km Grosseto
- Aeroporto Di Siena 50.03 km Sovicille (Siena)
- Aeroporto San Francesco d'Assisi 76.76 km Perugia
Albergo Le Macinaie: Reservation Conditions
Check Out: 10:30
Visa, American Express, Euro/Master Card, Bancomat ATM Card, Cash, Carta Si, Maestro
No cancellation penalties will be charged if notification is given at least 7 days prior to arrival.
In case of cancellations made after this date or no-shows, the first night will be charged to the credit card provided.
No advance payment required; this room will be paid for directly at the hotel.
Note: these are the Standard conditions and may vary according to the season, type of room and rate selected. Please pay close attention to the details of the rate selected when making a reservation.