Asciano (Siena)


  • Typology
    Typology Castles and Villages
  • Beds
    Beds 40
  • Bedrooms
    Bedrooms 20


Castello Leonina Relais lies in the midst of the famous “crete”, one of the most striking landscapes in Tuscany.
A 13th century fortress, once the home of the Chigi family it was used as a summer residence by Cardinal Fabio Chigi who later became Pope Alexander VII.
Situated between Siena and Asciano, thanks to careful restoration lasting a number of years, in 2003 Castello Leonina was returned to its previous splendour.
Since then it has offered its guests the opportunity to enjoy peace and tranquillity in an historic setting of great beauty.
The Hotel, the restaurant “Le Terrazze”, the Meeting Centre and the Wellness Centre, all in one facility far from the noise and pollution of the city, the ideal place to relax and enjoy your stay be it for work or for pleasure.
The quality of the service and particular attention to detail, make any stay an enriching and prestigious experience.
Functionality combined with relaxation, the perfect blend, exactly what today’s convention participants are looking for.

The hotel is elegant yet warm and friendly: only 21 rooms, furnished tastefully, each with fantastic views of the rolling hills and the famous “crete” in the Siennese countryside.
In spite of its ancient origins and atmosphere of times gone by, the castle of Leonina is exceptionally comfortable and the staff are well equipped to deal with the variety of requests and needs of its clients. The hotel’s principal philosophy is that of making clients feel perfectly “at home”.

The meeting room is suitable for conventions of between 10 and 100 participants. Tables can be arranged in horseshoe shape (30 pax) or in classic theatre style (100 pax). The hotel can accommodate business lunches (90 pax) and seminars and meetings of one or more days.

All hotel guests may use the swimming pool; dive in beneath azure skies and relax and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and the famous “crete”, geological formations typical of this part of the province of Siena.

In the hotel’s wellness centre, not only can guests make use of the Turkish Bath and the Aromatherapy Shower, they may also enjoy various types of massage: Shiatsu, Antistress, Ayurvedic, Colour therapy.
Massages are carried out by specialists and last between 30 and 60 minutes.

Turkish Bath
Relax at a pleasant temperature of 45° and enjoy this healthy way to completely detoxify your body and improve skin texture.
Aromatherapy Shower
Colour – Aromatherapy Shower: jets of nebulized water and perfumed essences make the aromatherapy shower the perfect place in which to dedicate a little time to yourself…

A wedding in a Castle What better place to celebrate your wedding than in this delightful old world setting? From April until late October, wedding ceremonies and events catering for a maximum of 200 family and guests can be held in the internal courtyard of the Castle beneath the shade of well furnished Gazeboes. The Castle will be entirely at your and your guests’ disposal and we are certain that you will be enchanted by the magical atmosphere.
The charming frescoed halls of the restaurant are perfect for important receptions and banquets: the banqueting hall (Il Salone delle Feste) can seat up to 100.

The hotel’s restaurant “Il Balcone di Leonina” is renowned for its high quality cuisine prepared following ancient traditional Tuscan recipes.
Exquisite meals that preserve the gastronomic legacy of Tuscany, all, as one would expect, accompanied by the finest wines of the region.

Other services

  • Private pool

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