THE OLDEST HOTEL OF SIENA - ALREADY INN OF ARMS OF ENGLAND
The Hotel in Siena is located in the central and charming Montanini Street, the shopping street and the urban layout of the ancient and prestigious Via Francigena. Despite being just 200 meters from the Piazza Il Campo and very close to convenient parking 4 by payment and free (Via Pian d'Ovile - Viale Vittorio Veneto). And 'possible to reach the hotel by car to unload your luggage communicating the number plate on arrival (ZTL input from Piazza Matteotti).
In front of the Hotel is still distinguishable ancient Torre de 'Ponzi. And 'the oldest hotel in Siena, originally called "Inn of Arms of England." The English traveler and writer Mariana Starke (1762-1838) quotes him as best hotel in Siena in his "Travels on the continent" of 1820.
The building of the Hotel dates back to the early thirteenth century and is a building originally owned by the noble Bulgarini family, and bought in 1262 by Ghinibaldo of Saracino, husband of Sapia Salvani, in Dante's Divine Comedy (Canto XIII - Purgatory).
The 30 rooms of the (recently renovated) are all equipped with private bathroom, telephone, TV and wi-fi.