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Grand Hotel Continental

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Description & Details of Grand Hotel Continental
Location. The former palace Grand Hotel Continental is located in the shopping district of Siena, Italy, within 10 metres of Tolomei Palace and 200 metres from Piazza del Campo square.
Hotel Features. Originally built by architect Giovanni Fontana in the 17th century, the Grand Hotel Continental has been meticulously restored to combine baroque architecture and modern amenities. Frescoed ceilings adorn the lobby and public spaces, along with 18th-century ornamental motifs, thick tapestries and ornate chandeliers. The hotel also boasts careful contemporary touches such as glass-walled elevators. Both high-speed and wireless Internet access are available throughout the hotel's public areas.

Sapordivino Wine Bar and Restaurant is covered by a glass dome overlooking the surrounding gardens. The menu features Tuscan dishes with paired wines from the medieval-age wine cellar, where 3,000 bottles are stored.

There is an elaborate ballroom at the Grand Hotel Continental, available for private functions and banquets, its ceiling decorated with trompe l'oeil and a coat of arms. The hotel has four meeting rooms with event catering available and capacity for up to 80 guests.

The Grand Hotel Continental's interior courtyard is an airy space with its glass ceiling soaring above. Nearby recreational activities include horseback riding, golf, tennis and swimming.

Guestrooms. The Grand Hotel Continental's 51 air-conditioned guestrooms have been individually restored, some with frescoed ceilings and others with terracotta floors and antique furnishings. All rooms have cable television, high-speed Internet access, minibars, safes and bathrobes.

Room Types:

Superior Double Room:   One queen or two twin beds. Ornate decor with frescoed vaulted ceilings or coffered wooden beams, terracotta floors, prints and paintings, and period furniture. Wireless and TV Internet (surcharge), satellite television with pay movies, telephones and minibars. Marble bathrooms with hair dryers, slippers, bidets, and bathroom telephones.

Classic Double Room:   One queen or two twin beds. Ornate decor with frescoed vaulted ceilings or coffered wooden beams, terracotta floors, prints and paintings, and period furniture. Wireless and TV Internet (surcharge), satellite television with pay movies, telephones and minibars. Marble bathrooms with hair dryers, slippers, bidets, and bathroom telephones.

Not Refundable :   

Driving Directions:
From Florence Vespucci Airport (FLR):
Distance to Grand Hotel Continental is 64 kilometres, approximately 68 minutes' drive.

Getting there. Taxis into the city centre cost approximately 15 EUR-16 EUR, and the journey time is 15 minutes. An airport bus departs for Florence's Santa Maria Novella Station every 30 minutes. Single tickets cost 6 EUR. Terravision coaches travel to central Florence and Pisa Airport. Tickets cost 12 EUR, and the price includes a one-day pass for Florence's city buses. Prices are all subject to change.

Getting around. The Grand Hotel Continental in on Banchi Di Sopra in Siena. Florence is compact and easily explored on foot. There are traffic restrictions in the city centre, and parking is expensive. Bright orange buses operate throughout the city centre. Tickets are available at vending machines or from tobacconists. Tickets are sold based on length of time, and are available for one, two or 24 hours. There is a taxi rank in front of Santa Maria Novella Station.

Driving directions. From Florence Vespucci Airport:
Take the SP127 and change onto the A1/E35 close to Grassina Ponte a Ema, in the direction of Bologna and Siena.
Close to Poggibonsi leave the A1 and follow signs towards Arezzo and Siena Acqua Calda.
Take the Superstrada Firenze-Siena and continue into the city centre.
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Features & Amenities of Grand Hotel Continental
Air Conditioning
Cable/Satellite TV
Garage
High Speed Internet
Dry Cleaning Service
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant(s)
Elevator/lift
Internet public area - wireless
Event catering
Parking garage - Fees Apply
Swimming pool - outdoor
Garden
Children stay free - 2 Years and Under
Internet public area - high-speed
Concierge desk
Meeting room (small groups)
Tennis court
Babysitting or child care
Shopping on site
Wheelchair accessible
Small pets only
Ballroom(s)
Room Amenities:

• Complimentary newspaper (M-F) • Child care (in room, surcharge • Welcome amenities • Internet access - TV • Cribs (infant beds) available • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Non-smoking rooms • Soundproofed rooms • Bottled water in room (complim • Climate control • Cable/satellite TV 
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Activities & Atractions for Grand Hotel Continental
Tolomei Palace - 10 metres | Spannochi Palace - 100 metres | Piccolomini Palace - 150 metres | Pope's Lodge - 150 metres | Piazza Salimbeni - 150 metres | Piazza del Campo - 200 metres | Chigi-Saracini Palace - 400 metres | City Art Gallery - 500 metres |
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Banchi Di Sopra 85 Siena, 53100

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