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La Bandita Townhouse
Pienza, Tuscany, ItalyEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At La Bandita Townhouse
12-room luxury boutique hotel tucked away in a charmingly authentic Tuscan hillside town.
Housed in a venerable centuries-old Renaissance age palazzo in Pienza's historic center, La Bandita Townhouse has been outfitted with a modern and stylish interior while remaining true to its original character on the outside. This is a place to truly slow down and live the much-lauded dolce vita away from tourist crowds. The rooms are elegantly rustic featuring exposed original stonewalls, high wood beam ceilings and parquet floors. Amenities include modern must-haves like air conditioning, heating systems, TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access. You will find plenty of places for a quiet retreat: settle into a reading chair at the library or take a stroll around the private walled medieval garden in back. The on-site restaurant has an open kitchen so guests can watch the chef create genuine, freshly sourced Tuscan fare like peppered Chianina Carpaccio and handmade tagliolini with white truffle shavings. Another great perk? Children 5 and under eat free at the Townhouse Caffe when dining with their parents.
For recommendations or reservations at the area's best lunch and dining spots don't be shy: La Bandita's concierge team is only happy to help.
Need that extra caffeine kick? Take advantage of the villa's as-much-cappuccino-as-you-can-drink policy for a complimentary second or third helping.
Arrive at Siena-Ampugnano Airport (SAY), which is approximately 40 miles from the Townhouse. Anticipate about 75 minutes of travel time.111 Corso Rossellino, Pienza, Siena, Italy
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Private Garden
- Common Rooms
- Laundry Facilities
- Air Conditioning
- Individually Designed
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Luxury Linens
- En-Suite Bathroom
- Espresso Machines
- Daily Maid Service
- Wine Bar
- Daily Breakfast
- Free Bottled Water
- Free Soft Drinks
- Free Cappuccino
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Max occupancy is 3 people in each room
- Cooked breakfast each morning
- Mini-bar stocked with soft drinks
- Evening aperitif
- Personal laundry (for stays of 3 days or more)
Why We Love Pienza
The small town sits amidst the softly curving slopes of the Val D'Orcia (a UNESCO world heritage site) and with its cobblestone streets and early Renaissance architecture it is the lovely epitome of Tuscany.
Viale S. Caterina, 1/3, Pienza.
Where to Drink: Sip on some of the best varietals of the Val D'Orcia region from Morellino to Chianti on La Guardiola Lounge Bar's serene ficaia-tree shaded outdoor terrace. Pair with picks from the mouthwatering starter menu including genuine pecorino and regional meats.
Viale Marino Cappelli 1, 53026 Monticchiello.
Historic Monument: One of the earliest examples of Renaissance design, Palazzo Piccolomini in Pienza was built in 1459 as the summer residence of Pope Pius II. Admission of €7 per person is well worth it to admire its architecture and beautiful gardens. Drinks for two €15.
Piazza Pio II, Pienza.
Outdoor Excursion: The best way to explore the pastoral countryside of Tuscany is on bike. The beginner level ride from Pienza ends at the small spa town of Bagno Vignoni, which clusters around a renowned medieval thermal spring. From €100 per person.
Via I Maggio, 27, Pienza.
Why Go Now
March 8 - 10, 2014
Three-day festival showcasing fine regional wines and bites of gourmet food in the heart of Florence.
Various venues across Florence.
April 20, 2014
Scoppio del Carro
This annual Easter event includes fireworks along the Arno River, parades throughout the streets, and costume parties.
June 9 - 16, 2014
Tuscan Sun Festival
Vibrantly resounding music and art fair in one of Tuscany's lesser known but no less enamoring villages.