Hotel Villa S. Michele, opened on April 2009, is located in the main square of Carmignano and it is dipped into Tuscan hills. It has been created in perfect balance between the quiet of the place and the ease of reach quickly the most close and important cities. It is the ideal for all those who love quiet and elegant environment so for tourists who want to enjoy the Tuscan hills and taste local products, and also for businessmen being Carmignano very close and well connected to the major Tuscan trade cities such as Prato(15 km.), Pistoia (18 km.) and Florence (20 km.).
The area of Carmignano has always been protagonist of ancient traditions, from the original dried figs, to the ancient macaroons, to the famous red wine "Carmignano" DOCG (Controlled and Guaranteed Place Name - the oldest in Italy, ordered by Grand Duke Cosimo III de 'Medici in 1716 ), to end with the extra-virgin olive oil of Montalbano "Toscano" DOC.
Starting from our Hotel it is possible to visit the very close local farms where you can have wine, oil and cheeses tasting or buy typical products.
From the panoramic terrace and from the rooms provided with balcony you can enjoy a unique and beautiful overview: the green Tuscan hills and the "Rocca di Carmignano" (Carmignano ancient fortress). In just five minutes you can reach the Church of Carmignano, where it is kept, now fully restored, the extraordinary painting "Visitation", by Jacopo Carucci, known as The Pontormo.
The Hotel was born from the restoration of the building which dates back to late 1500. This work has kept the style and classicism of the seven - eighteenth century, when the building belonged to prestigious families of notables from Carmignano. The restoration was carried out with the most advanced technologies of bio-building and especially the breakfast room and the Hotel's bar are located in a evocative and typically Tuscan setting, with characteristic vaulted ceilings of recovered bricks.
The Hotel has 11 spacious and bright rooms (divided on two floors) and some of them are provided with a private balcony. Every room has parquet floor and timbers ceiling, it is furnished with taste and refinement and offers:
- Bathroom with shower
- Olive Oil Amenities
- Alarm service
- Free Internet Access
- TV / Satellite (channels in English, French, German and Spanish)
- Soundproofing (thermal-acoustic insulation)
- Computerized Air Conditioning control
- Computerized Heating control
- 2 rooms for disabled guests
- Connecting rooms available
- Extra bed available
The Hotel's managers are particularly careful to details and comfort of our guests. In every room it is offered to our guests a little taste of the Carmignano typical handmade biscuits.
The Staff at Reception is always available for information about territory and also for make reservation of guided visits, tickets or restaurants.
Breakfast buffet is served in finely renovated rooms on the ground floor, in a familiar and hearty atmosphere.
The restaurant "Antica Torre"- upcoming opening - will offer dishes of Tuscan cuisine, it will welcome its guests in finely restored rooms, and it will open its wine cellar to the most refined palates.
- Continental buffet breakfast included
- Panoramic Terrace
- Free Pc Station and Internet access
- Access for guests with disabilities
- Free Parking
- Private Park for uploading and downloading luggage next to the Hotel
- Multilanguage Staff
- 24/7 Reception
- Fax and Copies Service at Reception
- Carmignano typical products on sale at Reception.