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Castel Monastero

Tuscany Hotels

Good for Couples

  • A luxurious 11th Century castle in the heart of Tuscany
  • The hotel’s flagship restaurant is occasionally supervised by celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay
  • Three outdoor swimming pools surrounded by the beautiful Tuscan countryside
  • Perfect for both couples and families

Castel Monastero is an exclusive 11th Century property located just six kilometres away from the charming Italian town of Castelnuovo Berardenga in Italy’s Siena municipality. The hotel features mature gardens and old Tuscan houses dispersed around a central square (piazza), all surrounded by breathtaking countryside scenery.

Inside the hotel are 74 well equipped and delicately furnished rooms and suites separated by typical frescoed walls and comprising of spacious and comfortable luxurious bathrooms. Each of the buildings reflects the unique and charming colours and style of Tuscany, not only through the design and furniture, but also through views over the green vineyards and woods surrounding the hotel.

Castel Monastero’s leading restaurant, Contrada, celebrates Italian gastronomy and is occasionally directed by international celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay. The hotel’s second culinary offering, La Cantina, is located in a centuries old wine cellar and serves the finest Tuscan specialties in a one of a kind surrounding of exclusive wine collections. Outdoor facilities including three swimming pools, a state of the art tennis court and wine cellars, and 16-acres of lands to discover.


Bars and Restaurants


Facing the hotel’s central piazza (square) and offering authentic Italian traditional cuisine, Contrada is Castel Monastero’s fine dining restaurant which is occasionally supervised by Chef Gordon Ramsay.

Open: For breakfast and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday.

La Cantina

Located in the heart of centuries old wine cellars, La Cantina is a charming restaurant serving Tuscan gastronomic specialities in a medieval ambiance. 

Open: For lunch and dinner.

Beach and Pools

Swimming pools

Castel Monastero features three stylish swimming pools, each reflecting a unique atmosphere and set in a strategic location with beautiful views of the hotel and countryside.

Spa and Wellness


Luxurious spa facilities are available in two traditional Tuscan villas within Castel Monastero. Guests can choose from seven different packages suitable for individuals and couples.


Castel Monastero’s gym is equipped with the latest technology and machines for guests who wish to remain active during their holidays. Personal training is also available upon request.

Activities and Entertainment

Hot Air Balloon Rides

This exclusive activity enables guests to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Tuscan landscape. It’s perfect for couples wanting to enjoy a special romantic outing.


Polo fans can enjoy the games at Villa Sesta Polo Club, which is located a few kilometres away from Castel Monastero.

Wine Tasting

Castel Monastero’s Wine Tasting Program is an educative experience introducing guests to the Tuscan wine-making practice and history.

About the Location

Castelnuovo Berardenga is a 16th Century town just 20 minutes from Siena, where Tuscan restaurants compete against each other to attract gastronomy lovers, and authentic Italian wine bars pour native Chianti day and night. Castelnuovo Berardenga also has easy access to neighbouring hamlets such as San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Sovana, Pitigliano and Volterra, the foundation of the Etruscan empire.

There are many outdoor activities for Castelnuovo Berardenga’s visitors can enjoy, such as touring vintage Tuscan wine cellars, exploring fine art museums and historic buildings, and riding hot air balloons to watch the spectacular Tuscan sunsets. Cycling around the back roads of the village and discovering surrounding areas is a fantastic way to enjoy the beauty of Tuscany’s rolling green landscapes, especially during the spring and summer seasons.

Transfer time

Castel Monastero is a two hour drive from Pisa Airport.

Car hire is recommended for this hotel.

Double Superior

Max 2 adults

Double Superior Rooms are decorated in traditional Tuscan country style. All rooms feature a bathroom with a bathtub and shower and magnificent views over the piazza di Castel Monastero or the surrounding countryside. Facilities include minibar, TV and complimentary wifi.


Deluxe Double

Max 2 adults

Deluxe Double Rooms are decorated in traditional Tuscan style, featuring views over the piazza di Castel Monastero or the surrounding countryside.


Prestige Double

Max 3 adults

Prestige Double Rooms feature a bedroom with a small sitting area and a bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower and views over the vineyards or the medieval piazza.


Junior Suite

Max 4 adults

Junior Suites feature a bedroom with a separate lounge area and bathroom with a bathtub and shower and views over the countryside.



Junior Suite Piazza

Max 4 adults

Junior Suites feature a bedroom with a separate lounge area and bathroom with a bathtub and shower and views over the historic piazza.



Executive Suite

Max 4 adults

Executive Suites feature a bedroom and a spacious lounge as well as a bathroom with bathtub and separate shower and magnificent views of fields, vineyards and piazza di Castel Monastero. 



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Roomy and Serene
Tripadvisor review Oct 09 2019
Lots of space in very comfortably appointed rooms. Serene setting with a 3 level pool. Outstanding breakfast buffet, and very attentive staff. Great place to relax after daily tours of nearby...
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Tripadvisor review Oct 03 2019
We were so pleased with our stay. We arrived very tired due to travel from the States. Denise helped us check in and get settled. Our room was very spacious with his and hers closets, a big...
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