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Welcome to Borgo Grondaie and the beautiful city of Siena!

It will be our task to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

We have included some useful information and our tips for visiting Siena and its surroundings.

We are always available to book restaurants, organize tours and tastings.

Borgo Grondaie has always selected the best local products for its guests, giving priority to certified organic and biodynamic farms in the area that add quality and safety to our breakfast.

We pay the same attention to the choice of detergents for the cleaning of the rooms with a high hygienic power, but a low environmental impact.

If you have chosen Borgo Grondaie for its philosophy and for the beautiful nature that surrounds it, help us to protect it too:

  • Before leaving the room, remember to turn off the lights and make sure that the water taps are turned off.

  • Towels are changed daily for guests staying at the hotel, but if you feel that you do not need them, please do not leave the towels on the floor so that they are not replaced.

  • The laundry room is available to our guests with two washing machines and a dryer. Take advantage of the terrace to dry your laundry.

  • If you stay in the apartment, we thank you if you will make your contribution during your holiday by recycling waste. That is why there are two bins in the kitchen: 1 Bin is for plastic / glass / cans / tetra Pak / aluminium  1 Bin is for general waste We ask you to pay attention to the labels on the lids and the colours of the bags (white for plastic)

Once they are full, just have to bring bags to the Reception during opening hours.

Warning: do not take them to the big garbage bins along the road where the Coop supermarket is located as they can be opened only with an electronic cards.

New waste bags can be found in one of the kitchen drawers.

Here are the few steps how to activate the WiFi connection:

  • Check that the device is not offline

  • Turn on the WiFi

  • Choose WIFI OSPITI (if you are outside) from the available WIFI connections or select the dedicated Hotspot on the floor of your room or apartment (if you are inside)

  • The device connects automatically, but requires authentication.

  • When you get this homepage enter the password in the space reserved for Guest Access to get the connection:

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Borgo Grondaie is the ideal place to relax while walking in our gardens, 4 hectares of lawns and an olive grove of 100 olive trees where you can also meet the typical wild animals of the Tuscan countryside such as roe deer, hares, squirrels and badgers as well as enjoy nature with the ancient trees and their organic fruits.

BAR - open only for drinks with table service outside the terrace or takeaway service. Taste our wines' selection. The choice of breakfast menu was made to fight food waste but giving the chance to eat as much as one wishes


RECEPTION - open at reduced hours, but always available by calling +39 0577 332539 Emergency numbers are written on the reception door.

BREAKFAST - breakfast is served on the terrace or in the room. Please let us know your preferences by filling in this FORM. Breakfast could be included or not in the rate. Please, check in your reservation.

POOL  - open from June 15th to the end of October from 8am to 8pm. The Anti Covid Regulations are displayed at the entrance to the pool area. Free pool towels available.

BARBECUE - available free of charge for the guests of the apartments. Information at the reception. Reservation required.

And for the more sporty…

MTB BIKES - Free and available to guests 5 MTB for man and 2 for children. 

E-BIKE FOR RENT - in cooperation with Tourissimo, cost  € 40,00 full day. Reservation required. Possibility of guided tours with expert guides and picnic lunch included.

TAXI +39 0577 49222

TRAINS  (www.trenitalia.com)   892021

(Piazza Il Campo, 7)    +39 0577 292222

HERTZ – Viale Sardegna, 14   (www.hertz.it)   +39 0577 45085

AVIS – Via Simone Martini, 36   (www.avisautonoleggio.it)    +39 0577 270305


The closest Pharmacy to Borgo Grondaie is the one at the Railway Station in Piazzale Rosselli.

Farmacia Comunale N. 3 Piazza Rosselli, 3 (Stazione FFSS) +39 0577 49349 

OPEN DAILY 08:00 am - 09:00 pm ALL WEEK ROUND 

06.00 pm S. Domenico
Basilic Osservanza: 8.30 am - 11.00 am - 6.00 pm
Cathedral: 8.00 am - 11.00 am - 12.15 am - 6.00 pm (orario invernale) - 18.30 (orario estivo)
San Domenico Basilic: 10.30 am - 12.00 am - 6.00 pm

For more information and more churches check here: MESSES TIMETABLE

La Compagnia dei Vinattieri: Tel. +39 0577 236568 - Via delle Terme, 79.
We recommend their braised beef and low temperature octopus. Tables also outdoors.

Premiata Braceria Toscana: Tel. +39 0577.247054 Piazzale Roselli 19 Grande selezione di carne. Specializate in carne alla brace

Sale Fino: Tel. +39 0577 287224 - Via degli Umiliati, 1.
Refinement of the menu, proposed with local products.

Osteria Permalico: Tel. +39 0577 41105 - Costa Larga, 4.
Variety of choice of toppings paired with pici. Tables also outdoors.

La Taverna di San Giuseppe: Tel. +39 0577 42286 - Via Dupré 132.
We recommend their Florentine steak.

La Taverna del Capitano: Tel. +39 0577 288094 - Via del Capitano, 8.
Winner of the 2021 edition of the 4 Ristoranti in Siena program with Alessandro Borghese. It is located a stone's throw from the Cathedral. Local cuisine and free-range service like the owner :-) Tables also outdoors.

Osteria Le Sorelline: Tel. +39 0577 42148 - Via dei Rossi, 76.
Local cuisine, from pici to tagliatelle, from tripe to Florentine fried brain.

Tel. +39 0577 41128 - Via Domenico Beccafumi, 10.
The first sushi restaurant opened in Siena. Tables also outdoors.

Ristorante L'Orto & Un Quarto
: Tel. +39 0577 236223 - Strada di Montalbuccio, 118.
Natural cuisine. For dinner, we advise you to arrive in time to admire the sunset. Guaranteed and free show! Tables also outdoors.

To eat local dishes with good value for money we recommend:

Osteria Enoteca Sotto Le Fonti: Tel. +39 347 1683 740 - Via Esterna di Fontebranda, 118
Osteria Nonna Gina: Tel. +39 0577 287247 - Pian dei Mantellini, 2. Tables also outdoors.
Antica Trattoria Papei: Tel. +39 0577 280894 - Piazza del Mercato, 6. Tables also outdoors.
Hostaria Rialto: Tel. +39 0577 236580 - Via del Rialto, 4
Osteria Babazuf: Tel. +39 0577 222482 - Via Pantaneto, 85
Osteria Il Vinaio: Tel. +39 0577 49615 - Via Camollia 167


Near the Antiporto di Camollia (where the Escalator arrives, which we recommend for walking downtown) if you don't want to go too far from the hotel:

Premiata Braceria Toscana:
Tel. +39 0577 247054 - Piazzale Rosselli, 19
I Gabellieri: Tel. +39 0577 44683 - Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 75. Both restaurant and pizzeria.
All'Osteria: Tel. +39 391 764 7509 - Viale Cavour, 7.

Are you staying at the hotel? Here are our suggestions for home delivery:

La Pizzeria di San Miniato: Tel. +39 0577 331050
Ristorante Pizzeria Tia Loca: Tel. +39 0577 45055

Or download the Glovo App to place your order.


La Taverna di Vagliagli: Tel. +39 0577 322532 - Vagliagli (SI).
Excellent grilled meat.

Osteria di Fonterutoli: Tel. +39 0577 741125 - Castellina in Chianti (SI).
For a fantastic view of the Chianti hills.

Osteria del Castello di Brolio: Tel. +39 0577 730290 - Gaiole in Chianti (SI).
It will also be possible to visit their Cantina Ricasoli and the Gardens of the Castle.

Ristorante AntoniMax: Tel. +39 347 048 5649 - Castelnuovo Berardenga (SI).
Local cuisine with a creative twist.


Ristorante Mugolone: Tel. +39 0577 283235 - Via dei Pellegrini, 8/12
Ristorante Campo Cedro: Tel. +39 0577 236027 - Via Pian D'Ovile, 54
Ristorante Tar-Tufo: Tel. +39 0577 284031 - Via del Sole, 6°
Ristorante Particolare di Siena: Tel. +39 339 827 5430 - Via Baldassarre Peruzzi, 26


Osteria Il Granaio: Tel. +39 0577 726975 - Rapolano Terme (SI)

Ristorante Bottega del 30: Tel. +39 0577 359226 - Via di Santa Caterina, 2

Ristorante L’Asinello: Tel. +39 0577359279 - Via Nuova, 6

For any need we are always available at +39 0577332539 or during the opening hours of the Reception.

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