Period allure, contemporary art, and iconic style on the Tuscan coast
Welcome to Albergo Pietrasanta, a haven of art, finesse, and local heritage in Pietrasanta, the core of contemporary Tuscan arts and craftsmanship.
Rising within the lofty premises of Palazzo Barsanti Bonetti, a monumental 17th century palace, this impeccably outfitted hotel has all it takes to make one’s stay unforgettable, rewarding, and enlightening.
Starting from its location, in the historic center of one of Tuscany’s most intriguing jewel towns, exquisite Pietrasanta. Located at the foot of the Apuan Alps at just a brief scenic drive from their slopes and Versilia’s sandy beaches, the town dates back to the Middle Ages, which makes for an impressive historical center endowed with lovely ancient vestiges.
Above all, Pietrasanta is renowned for its unrivaled artistic legacy. Beloved by world-celebrated artists ever since the early Renaissance, it has forever been sought-after by sculptors and painters who have made it their home and filled it with magnificent works of art.
The heart of this dazzling town is splendidly enhanced by its finest hotel, Albergo Pietrasanta.
Meticulously renovated to preserve the original architecture and period decorative features, the building reflects and showcases the historic palace’s ancient splendor, exalting it with heartfelt Tuscan hospitality, outstanding service, and simply striking contemporary artwork that beautifies the common areas as well as the guestrooms.
Art, Pietrasanta’s distinctive theme, is at once the leitmotif that defines, adorns, and enriches this unique hotel’s singular character. Ranging from superbly-restored 17th-century frescoes to a stunning collection of contemporary masterpieces, the property’s choice of decorative highlights is nothing short of incredible.
The artistic assemblage adorns the indoor salons, guestrooms, and suites, offering an eloquent journey through Italian art, and a captivating overview of its evolution.
Albergo Pietrasanta provides guests with high-standard accommodation in 20 non-smoking guestrooms, all perfectly equipped with choice linens, state-of-the-art amenities, and, needless to say, splendid marble bathrooms! Options available range from classic and superior rooms, to junior suites, suites and master suites, to meet all kinds of needs.
Alongside the splendidly appointed indoor areas, the hotel boasts a rare and precious feature: a delightful garden, sheltered between the main building and the ancient stables. Boasting graceful centuries-old palm trees and stylishly comfortable outdoor furnishing, it is a postcard-perfect peaceful haven to read or enjoy a delicious espresso or typical Italian aperitivo.
And, just outside, marvelous Pietrasanta, with its surprising blend of historical vestiges and contemporary genius, intriguing painter’s studios, tiny galleries and workshops of all kinds.
Michelangelo “shopped” for his marble in the nearby Carrara quarries, Fernando Botero and Igor Mitoraj lived and worked here, today’s artists continue the trend… and Albergo Pietrasanta sets the scene for a memorable vacation!
Amenities & Services:
- A unique contemporary art collection.
- Historical premises and marvelously restored frescoes.
- Spacious finely appointed guestrooms and suites of diverse sizes.
- Delightful garden, with centuries-old palm trees.
- Superb location: in the center of Pietrasanta, at a brief scenic drive from the seaside and the Apuan Alps.
- Top-class in-house business area: the De Dominicis room and adjacent lounge at guests’ disposal for work, conference calls or meetings.
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