HISTORY, ART AND ARCHITETURE
The Hotel Palazzo Piccolomini in Orvieto is characterized by the historic-artistic beauty of its building, protected as a listed building by Heritage law , it belonged to the Papal family Piccolomini from the end of the 15th century until the death of the Countess Cristina Piccolomini in 1905.
Recent restoration, carried out by the current owner, Soc. AGO srl, has brought to light its many secular structures, from the elegant facade which dominates Piazza Ranieri to the underground rooms which were hewn from the tufa rock,these rooms have all the elegance of contemporary and essential furnishings which add to the comfort and style of a charming hotel .
During your stay at hotel Palazzo Piccoloini you will immediately realize how history, art and architeture are magically forged together in this place, which is rich in charm, renaissance,medieval and etruscan areas flow into each other with ease allowing for particular and evocative views of the city.
The position of the hotel is ideal not only beacause it is situated within the historic and particular Medieval area of the city,but also because of its easy access.In fact the hotel can be easily reached by car despite being only a brief walk from the city’s main square Piazza della Repubblica and the Cathedral and it is in close proximity to the modern and suggestive lift and escalator systems which leave from Campo Boario car park under the tufa plateaux and arrive directly behind Piazza Ranieri, in the very heart of the old city.
ROOMS AND SUITES
The Hotel Piccolomini has four junior suites,twenty one double/twin rooms and five single rooms, as well as two magnificent superior suites and a family room situated in the historic Palazzo Ranieri with its Medieval tower, opposite the main hotel,all with air-conditioning, satellite TV and Sky, safe, mini-bar, en-suite bathroom, also for the diasabled, as well conference rooms suitable for workevents, meetings and weddings, a reading room, TV room,bar, breakfast room, cellar, private parking and free wi-fi throughout the building.
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