Villa of the Month
Have a look at Villa Ermelinda near Baveno, Lake Maggiore, Piemonte, or contact Merrion for more information.
La Bandita Townhouse, Pienza, Tuscany April 2014
La Bandita is a great idea beautifully executed with excellent design and fantastic attention to detail. Staying in Pienza , particularly out of season, connects you to the place and the people to a greater degree than would otherwise be possible without living there. Our room on the top floor was large, simple and very beautiful with far reaching views over the roof tops to the Val D’Orcia. The bar with honesty tab and record player is a relaxed place for a drink or coffee and their small restaurant on the ground floor which flows out in to the garden has a touch of the River Café: great design, food and an excellent wine list. John and his wife and their friendly and enthusiastic staff run the hotel very well and are great guides to everything from the wine list to the best cycle routes. The Val D’orcia is a place of exceptional beauty and long views; the gardens at la Foce are life enhancing beyond expectation.
Simon Tate & Family, U.K.
Bespoke tour (Villa Barone, Grand Hotel Continentale, Monteverdi, L’Orto degli Angeli) September 2013
Feed back time, as promised ! Overall we had a fabulous holiday and a great , relaxed and informative trip. Thank you so much for the varied recommendations which went from luxurious private accommodation in the Baron's home at Penzano , to the fabulous mountain top resort at Monteverdi ,to the quaint and old fashioned hotel in Sienna and finishing up at the quiet, museum of accommodation in Bevagna. All had their plus points but Monteverdi had EVERYTHING and suited us to the letter!.......Everything at Monteverdi was perfect: the owner was there who was very laid-back and relaxed and the staff were very friendly and efficient and we enjoyed the dining room experiences. We are recommending Monteverdi to everyone and anyone who wants to listen !!....Every trip from any hotel to a surrounding town or village was an experience and delight and nowhere disappointed us and we mean nowhere !....We have no hesitation in recommending you to others who might want to undertake a similar trip and all I would add is ensure your car hire has sat nav and believe it when it tells you to turn onto an unmade 'track' because it was nearly always right !!
Thanks again for all your help and advice !
Kind regards and our best wishes,
John & Bridget
Mr & Mrs John Home, Norfolk, UK
Hotel Il San Salviatino, Florence
What a place! Accommodation, food, staff, understated quality, fabulous location in terms of views across Florence and distance to the City centre. Difficult to fault. We even had pretty good weather. Really great trip. Can see ourselves going back.
David & Aimee Farries, U.K. May 2013
With its hilltop villages, landscape of rolling hills & cypresses, churches rich in art, superb red wines and the wild and unspoilt Maremma coast, Tuscany continues to enchant and inspire.
Palazzo del Marchese
Tucked away in the very heart of historic Florence is the recently restored Palazzo del Marchese di Camugliano. An elegant, atmospheric and rare find, guests will love the atmosphere of what feels more like a private home than an hotel but with every comfort one could wish for.
An intimate, stylish and luxurious boutique hotel situated amidst the rolling Crete Senesi, Villa Armena boasts an excellent slow food restaurant and superb hospitality.
Immerse yourself in the magic of Val d’Orcia in the world of Monteverdi where time stands still. Heavenly, tranquil, stimulating and enchanting … the realization of a Tuscan dream.
Borgo Santo Pietro
Words are not enough to describe the beauty, charm and excellence of Borgo Santo Pietro. A magical find away from everything where guests can immerse themselves totally in the tranquillity and luxury of Borgo Santo Pietro.
In one word - OUTSTANDING! Il Salviatino more than lives up to expectations with its charming staff, elegant and luxurious accommodation, exceptional dining and romantic setting.
Imagine being transported to somewhere steeped in
beauty, tranquillity, understated luxury, the finest Italian cuisine and an enchanting atmosphere – L'Andana is just the place. A stay here will restore even the most stressed but dragging oneself away is hard!.
Situated on the Maremma coastline of Tuscany, Hotel
Cala del Porto is a beautiful and luxurious destination
and a haven for relaxation.
Hotel Le Fontanelle is a very special and exquisite property in the heart of
Chianti.With spectacular views, excellent service and beautifully
decorated rooms, Le Fontanelle is a luxurious hotel in which to completely
relax and enjoy the beauty and charm of Tuscany.
In the heart of Siena, close to Piazza del Campo and the Duomo, is the
elegant and luxurious Grand Hotel Continental, an incredible 17th
century Palazzo rich in frescoes where numerous famous nobility
have stayed over the decades.
Established in 1958 by the Genoese aristocrat Paolo De Ferrari, after he
fell in love at first sight with Biodola’s fine pink-tinted sand and crystal
clear sea, Hotel Hermitage has continued to maintain its reputation for
excellent service and relaxed ambience in Elba’s most sought after bay.
In the heart of Florence hidden away behind a doorway is J.K.Place - step inside and one discovers the most hospitable, charming and elegant place to stay in Florence.
This enchanting and intimate hotel continues to draw clients back year after year with its fabulous coastal location, attentive staff and total luxury.
This exquisite boutique hotel in the beautiful hill top village of
Montepulciano exudes charm and hospitality - the perfect
destination for a sojourn in the Val d’Orcia.
La Bandita Townhosue
La Bandita Townhouse is a true gem in one of Italy’s most exquisite towns in the much sought after and beautifully preserved Val d’Orcia. Here, guests can soak up the laid back luxury of this stylish boutique hotel whilst
A beautiful home in the heart of Chianti with exquisite cuisine and excellent
service, Villa Le Barone is the perfect venue in which to totally unwind and
savour the calm, beauty and tranquillity of Tuscany.
Famous worldwide for its beneficial thermal waters and treatments,
Saturnia is set amidst pristine Tuscan scenery and the Terme di
Saturnia Spa & Golf Resort is the ultimate destination for complete
and utter relaxation.
With its very special atmosphere and charm Villa Convivio is a delightful home ideal for houseparties where guests can also enjoy delicious cuisine
and refined luxury.