Mega-historic five-star villa in Tuscany

Villa Le Maschere, Tuscany, Italy


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A five-star Small Luxury Hotels of the World member in a 16th-century villa, with breakfast and more

A handful of miles from Florence sits this five-star, tucked away in the romantic rolling hills of Mugello. A supremely elegant member of the exclusive Small Luxury Hotels of The World collection, it offers more than just a magical Tuscan setting, with the waters of Bilancino Lake twinkling in the Italian sun and rare trees providing shade. A late-Renaissance country home, built in the second half of the 16th century, Villa Le Maschere is one of the most beautiful in the region and has a history of accommodating popes and noblemen.

The exterior façade is adorned with stone masks, and the grounds in general with sculptures, frescoes and stuccoes. The interior of the villa exudes both tradition and modern style. You'll find a luxury wellness center in the ancient basements and a restaurant on the terrace, overlooking the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner's gardens. For a leisurely couple of hours, amble along the many winding paths that cut through the 44 idyllic acres.

Good to know

Please note that a city tax of €4 per person, per night is payable directly to hotel upon check-out.

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We like

  • The gorgeous guest rooms, offering up a blend of modern style and classic elegance
  • The careful restoration of the frescoes, majolica, sculptures and stuccoes across the property
  • Staying in a Small Luxury Hotel of the World, ensuring a high standard of excellence
  • Blissing out in the lovely wellness center

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