The Experience

Villa La Massa

Owned by the Villa d’Este Group, this fascinating 16th century Villa enjoys an enviable location on the banks of the Arno River, just in the heart of the Tuscan countryside

With its 37 rooms and suites, each superbly furnished in the traditional Florentine style, Villa La Massa is the perfect place to rest after a long day of touring in Florence. The hotel’s private shuttle service runs daily to and from Ponte Vecchio, perfect to enjoy the splendour of Italy’s most beautiful city and the tranquillity of the countryside.

Two magnificent suites:  the Presidential Suite complete with a private garden and a dining gazebo and the new Parco Suite offering a spectacular view of olive trees and the Arno.

The gourmet restaurant “Il Verrocchio” offers the traditional Tuscan cuisine with over 400 labels of wine; its terrace overlooking the Arno River is a unique setting for romantic dinners.

For those looking for a full day of relax, a beautiful heated outdoor swimming pool, a modern fitness centre and the brand new Arno Spa are available on the property.

The new Arno SPA is a warm and informal welcome in an original Tuscan atmosphere, combining heritage with luxurious comfort.

Acqua: the wet area with the Turkish bath, the sauna, the Roman pool with hydromassage and sensory showers.

Beauté: two spa suites one twin bedded for treatments pervaded with Tuscan scents. Products from the cosmetic line of Officina Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella.

Sport: all gym equipment, space for yoga and floor exercises. Everything evokes the feel of Villa La Massa.

Tennis and golf courses nearby.

Terms & Conditions

Seasonal dates: Hotel open from March 20, to November 2,

Villa La Massa comprises three villas dating back to the days of the Medici. Inside you’ll find 37 individually designed guestrooms and suites with historic fabrics, Carrara marble and antiques. Dine indulgently on Tuscan regional specialties and Mediterranean delicacies, all complemented by 400 Italian wine vintages. The new Arno SPA, a warm and informal welcome in an original Tuscan atmosphere, combines heritage with luxurious comfort and features 2 spa suites, Turkish bath, sauna, cold water pools and sensory showers. A private chapel for wedding ceremonies, cooking lessons and wine tastings are on-site, and golf, horseback riding and tennis facilities are close by. Take the complimentary 15-minute hotel shuttle to Florence’s Ponte Vecchio.

After a delicious dinner, take a walk through the garden along the river — it’s the perfect dessert. Enjoy a beauty treatment pervaded with Tuscan scents at the brand new Arno Spa. Guests Receive:

  • Guaranteed one-category room upgrade
    • at time of booking (up to suite category)
  • Daily Buffet breakfast, for up to two in room guests
    • or continental in-room
  • Complimentary mini bar
    • replenished once a day
  • For stays of 3 and 4 nights:
    • one 3-course lunch (beverages not included) at the Verrocchio restaurant, maximum of 2 in room-guests*
  • For 5 or more nights:
    • one 3-course dinner (beverage not included) at our restaurant Verrocchio, maximum of 2 in-room guests*
  • *These two amenities are not combinable
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
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