Siena has a good range of hotels from high-end 5-star stays to small, independent boutiques. For character and atmosphere choose a hotel in one of the old buildings within the city walls. If you are driving, opt for a hotel outside the city walls, where parking is easier.
The Siena hotels below have been hand-picked by our guide author and are grouped into three pricing categories:
Luxury (over €200)
Moderate (€100 to €200)
Cheap (up to €100)
These are the starting prices for a double room, including tax and breakfast, unless otherwise specified.
Campo Regio Relais
Renovated in 2012, this boutique hotel oozes style and luxury from its six well-appointed rooms. On a quiet cobbled street in the medieval old town, marble floors, frescoed walls and antiques abound. There are fabulous views from its terrace and from many of the rooms too. Enjoy a tot of grappa from its honesty bar.Address: , Via della Sapienza 25, Siena, 53100
Telephone: +39 577 222 073.
Certoso di Maggiano
This former monastery on the outskirts of Siena is now a luxurious hotel with just 17 rooms. Founded in 1316, it has airy, vaulted rooms. Set in 30 acres of grounds, Certoso di Maggiano has a heated outdoor pool, tennis courts, Renaissance chapel, a vineyard and a helipad.Address: , Strada di Certosa 82/86, Siena, 53100
Telephone: +39 577 288 180.
Grand Hotel Continental
This 5-star hotel, conveniently situated on the city's smartest shopping street, has colourful frescoes in many of the sumptuous rooms: a reminder that it was once a wealthy family's villa. The SaporDivino restaurant is considered one of the best in the city.Address: , Via Banchi di Sopra 85, Siena, 53100
Telephone: +39 577 56 011.
Inside the historic centre, just a 10-minute walk from the Piazza Campo, this smart hotel boasts a rooftop terrace where you can enjoy a cocktail and watch the sun turn Siena's buildings rose-coloured. Rooms have tiled floors, many also have balconies, and there is free Wi-Fi throughout.Address: , Via P. Mascagni, 55, Siena, 53100
Telephone: +39 577 286 313.
This hotel complex, situated around a 17th-century villa on the outskirts of the city, is convenient for business travellers. Set in parkland, it features a swimming pool, tennis courts as well as conference and banqueting facilities. You can also enjoy a terrace bar and cable television in every room.Address: , Via Custoza 2, Siena, 53100
Telephone: + 39 577 567 111.
Hotel Santa Caterina
Set just outside the city walls, at the Porto Romano gate, this small friendly hotel has medieval Tuscan charm and is furnished with antiques. There is a lovely garden, as well as a conservatory where breakfast is served. If coming by car, remember to book a parking space when reserving the room.Address: , Via ES Piccolomini 7, Siena, 53100
Telephone: +39 577 221 105.
This popular, family-run bed and breakfast is situated on the first floor of an ancient palace in Siena city centre. The rooms are clean and bright, but ask for one with a balcony as they offer stunning views of the Duomo. Breakfast is served on the terrace in fine weather.Address: , Via della Sapienza 15, Siena, 53100
Telephone: 39 577 289 047.
Hotel Alma Domus
In the heart of the city centre, this hotel is actually part of ancient compound containing the Sanctuary of Saint Catherine. Watch the world go by from your balcony or take in the wonderful views of the cathedral. Rooms are basic but not shabby. Free Wi-Fi and a continental breakfast also included.Address: , Via Camporegio 37,, Siena, 53100
Telephone: +39 577 44177.
Hotel Italia Siena
Well situated for those arriving at the city by train, this friendly 3-star hotel is set outside the city walls and is convenient for drivers as it has a few private parking spaces. Rooms are clean and bright, and its superior and executive rooms have soundproof windows.Address: , Viale Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 67, Siena, 53100
Telephone: +39 577 44248.