Villa La Massa, Candeli

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  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
  • Villa La Massa, Candeli  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Tuscany: Florence
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Hotel Overview
  • On a river
    The hotel Villa La Massa stands on the banks of the river Arno, in the Florentine countryside, the villa is surrounded by of park with lemon trees and olive groves, and a beautiful panorama of the Chianti hills.
  • Spa, fine dining
    Villa La Massa provides a restaurant, a health club, complimentary breakfast, and a bar/lounge, gym and one beauty treatment room.
  • Antiques and art
    37 guestrooms and Suites are decorated in the Renaissance style with antique furniture. All have spacious marble bathrooms, air-conditioning, satellite LCD TV, direct dial telephone, wi-fi, safe and mini-bar.
What to Expect:
  • The hotel sits on a high river bank buttressed by an ancient stone wall. Broad lawns, cypress trees, flower beds, and a vine-covered chapel highlight the grounds. Open from late March until early November, this hotel attracts an international clientele seeking rest and relaxation in the sun-drenched Tuscan countryside. Guests are near enough to Florence to tour the city and then escape from the crowds.
Amenity Highlights:
  • Surrounded by a river-view sundeck with cushioned lounge chairs, the heated, freeform outdoor pool is open from May to September. Terrace dining features river views and live piano music, with candlelit tables under a vaulted ceiling also available. Complimentary bicycles are provided for touring the Tuscan countryside.

Location:

Via della Massa, 24
Florence - Candeli, 50012
Italy

Region: 
  • Florence
  • Airport:

    Florence Peretola Airport FLR
  • Villa La Massa offers 37 guestrooms in a 3-story property. Guestrooms are individually decorated. Guestrooms feature satellite television with pay movies. Business-friendly rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi Internet access, desks, and direct-dial phones. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, and bidets. Complimentary bottled water is provided in room. Services include a turndown service, housekeeping, and wake-up calls. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards. Rollaway beds are also available. All guestrooms are non-smoking.
  • Double Deluxe Room -

    These luxurious double rooms are scattered throughout the three buildings, with views of the Arno river or the gardens. Furnished with either a queen-sized bed or two twin beds with linen bed sheets, some with a canopy and wrought iron headboards, all with walk-in closet, writing desk, safe and minibar. Each room has a marble appointed bathroom with a view and a large soaking tub for long relaxing baths; double washbasins, jet shower, and Villa La Massa beauty products, Egyptian cotton towels, bathrobe and slippers. 
The rooms are equipped with satellite TV, pay per view movies, wi-fi, voice mail and individual climate control. The average room size in this category is 30 to 35 square meters (approx. 323-377 sq. ft.)

  • Junior Suite -

    This large room consists of a bedroom with a sitting area, available in all three buildings boasting a beautiful views of the Arno river or the gardens. Furnished with either a queen-sized bed or two twin beds dressed with linen beds heets, each room has a walk-in closet, writing desk, safe and minibar. Each suite has a marble appointed bathroom with a view and a large soaking tub for long relaxing baths; double washbasins, jet shower, and Villa La Massa beauty products, Egyptian cotton towels, bathrobe and slippers. The rooms are equipped with satellite TV, pay per view movies, wi-fi, voice mail and individual climate control. The average room size in this category is 30 to 40 square meters (approx. 323-430 sq. ft.)

  • Junior Suite Top -

    Spacious, comfortable and luxurious, the Junior Suite Top has a large bedroom and living area and these rooms are available throughout the three buildings with breathtaking view of the Arno river. These rooms have a bed canopy and wrought iron headboards or twin beds dressed with linen bed sheets and each has a writing desk, safe and minibar. Each suite has antique furniture and a magnificent marble bathroom with a view and a large soaking tub for long relaxing baths; double washbasins, jet shower, and Villa La Massa beauty products, Egyptian cotton towels, bathrobe and slippers. Some suites have terracotta tiles. The rooms are equipped with satellite TV, pay per view movies, wi-fi, voice mail and individual climate control. The average room size in this category is 30 to 40 square meters (approx. 323-430 sq. ft.)

  • Suite -

    Undoubtedly this is the right choice for long stays or unforgettable special occasions. These rooms are located in the three buildings with a spectacular view of the Arno river or the gardens. Furnished with antique furniture and fabrics that have been woven at the historic Florentine textile mills, these rooms may have a queen-sized bed or twin beds dressed with linen bed sheets, some with canopy and wrought iron headboards. Suites all have a walk-in closet, writing desk, safe and minibar. Each suite has a magnificent marble bathroom with a view and a large soaking tub for long relaxing baths; double washbasins, jet shower, and Villa La Massa beauty products, Egyptian cotton towels, bathrobe and slippers. The rooms are equipped with satellite TV, pay per view movies, wi-fi, voice mail and individual climate control. The average room size in this category is 43 to 47 square meters (approx. 462- 506 sq. ft.)

  • Suite Exclusive -

    Available in all three buildings, this suite is perfect for special stays. Some suites have a wonderful terrace overlooking the gardens. Each suite is furnished with antique furniture and fabrics that have been woven at the historic Florentine textile mills. The room may have a queen-sized bed or twin beds all beds feature linen bed sheets, some with canopy and wrought iron headboards and frames. All suites feature a walk-in closet, writing desk, safe and minibar. Each suite has a magnificent marble bathroom with a view and with a large soaking tub for long relaxing baths; double washbasins, jet shower, and Villa La Massa beauty products, Egyptian cotton towels, bathrobe and slippers. The rooms are equipped with satellite TV, pay per view movies, wi-fi, voice mail and individual climate control. The average room size in this category is 45 to 56 square meters (approx. 485- 602 sq. ft.)

  • Arno Suite -

    Located in the Villino and overlooking the Arno river the new Arno Suite consists of 860 sqft/80sqm and features a bedroom with canopy queen size bed and a large living space with terracotta floor, a working fireplace and a wall of glass that opens up to a private 2.900 sqft/ 270 sqm garden over the Arno River offering 180° views of the Tuscan hills surrounding the estate, complete with a gazebo and an outdoor dining set for 6, all on the banks of the Arno River.

    The marble bathroom has a large soaking tub for long relaxing baths, double washbasins, bidet, jet shower, and Villa La Massa beauty products, Egyptian cotton towels, bathrobe and slippers.

    The Arno Suite is furnished with antique furniture and fabrics that have been woven at the historic Florentine textile mills; it has walk-in closet, writing desk, safe and minibar. Bed sheets are linen. The suite is equipped with satellite flat TV, pay per view movies, wi-fi, voice mail and individual climate control.

  • Two Bedroom Arno Presidential Suite -

    The Two Bedroom Arno Presidential Suite, sits on the banks of the Arno River, surrounded by the splendid 20-acre park and the olive oil trees of the hotel and endowed with a private garden. The Suite is composed of 2 spacious bedrooms, 2 marble bathrooms with separate shower, double washbasins, a living room with fireplace and terracotta floor and an ample outdoor space.

    Both rooms have a walk-in closet, writing desk, safe and minibar. The sheets are custom-made linen. The furnishings and the design of the Suite have been selected respecting the Renaissance atmosphere of the 16th Century estate on which the Suite sits, with a particular eye to the comfort and privacy of its guests. The rooms are equipped with satellite TV, pay-per-view movies, wi-fi, voice mail and individual climate control.

    The Presidential Suite is part of the smallest villa on the estate, the “villino”, which has 5 other rooms, making it possible to rent the entire building for larger groups or additional privacy.

  • Parco Suite -

    The Parco Suite offers nearly 1000sf of living space and is located in the smallest building of the Hotel, the Villino. With views on the Arno river and Chainti and Rufina hills, decorated in velvet's and silks in shades of light gray, orange, écru. This Suite is comprised of a Double Deluxe Room and a Suite Exclusive, two bathrooms, walk-in closet and a living area, making this an ideal space for relaxation.

Room Amenities: 
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Blackout drapes
  • Bottled water in room (complimentary)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Desk
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Extra towels/bedding in room
  • Hair dryer
  • Handheld shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - complimentary
  • Internet access - wireless
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Makeup mirror
  • Minibar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pay movies
  • Private bathroom
  • Remote lighting/drapery control
  • Rollaway beds
  • Sewing kit
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Slippers
  • Smoking rooms
  • Television
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Window opens
Property Amenities
  • Villa La Massa originated as an estate for the Medici family in the 16th century. Five-hundred years later, the villa operates as a 37 room hotel sitting on 22 acres of gardens. The hotel dining venues use fresh ingredients from the onsite groves to create traditional Tuscan and Mediterranean dishes. The wine cellar is stocked with 300 labels of regional and national wines. The state-of-the-art wellness center features fitness equipment, and treatment rooms for massages and beauty services. Open daily during the summer months, a heated outdoor pool has sun loungers and a bar offering light meals. Indoor and outdoor event space for small meetings and banquets is available on site. Additionally, a traditional chapel situated in the western garden is available for weddings.

    Villa La Massa also offers a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and wireless Internet access. Onsite parking is complimentary.

    Villa la Massa is a smoke free property.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Babysitting/Childcare
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services
  • Business center
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge desk
  • Conference room(s)
  • Currency exchange
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness equipment
  • Health club
  • Internet access in public areas - wireless
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Massage - treatment room(s)
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Parking (free)
  • Patio
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box - front desk
  • Security guard
  • Shoe shine
  • Smoke-free property
  • Suitable for children
  • Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
  • Tour assistance
  • Wedding services
Number of rooms: 
  • 37
Policies
  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
    Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Pet fee charged at hotel/condo
  • Pets accepted
Check-in time: 
  • 2 PM
Check-out time: 
  • 12 PM
Dining
  • Guests of the Villa La Massa enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning.

  • Il Verrocchio
    Traditional, romantic restaurant with vaulted ceilings, a fireplace and a terrace area overlooking the river and countryside. Serves a range of classic Tuscan dishes along with an extensive wine list. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Bar Mediceo
    Informal bar with antique furnishings. Located in the Noble Villa. Serves drinks and cocktails along with light snacks.
  • Pool Bar
    Offering snacks, drinks and light refreshments. Open in summer.
Recreation
  • The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Mountain biking
  • Playground
  • Running track/path
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
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