Just over an hour from Ancona airport, Hotel Leone is an 8 room eco-friendly boutique hotel and restaurant in Le Marche, ideal for those looking to explore this undiscovered region of central Italy. The sympathetically restored and renovated palazzo is within easy reach of blue flag beaches, charming cities and national parks. This hidden gem is nestled in the sleepy medieval hilltop town of Montelparo waiting to be discovered by those wanting an authentic Le Marche experience. Run by husband and wife team Madeline and Tim this historic palazzo is filled with antique furniture from around the world whilst offering every mod con discerning travellers have come to expect. Your stay at Hotel Leone is sure to be a memorable one from the warm welcome on arrival to the homemade bread and fresh pastries at breakfast and sparkling prosecco on the terrace.
Le Marche is a glorious destination suitable for travellers wanting an authentic Italian experience off the beaten track. Spend some time roaming in the majestic Sibillini National Park with its lofty ridges, enchanting valleys and atmospheric hilltop villages. Visit the historic towns of Ascoli Piceno or Fermo or pass the day at one of the many blue flag beaches along the Adriatic Riviera or simply relax at the infinity edge pool and admire the awesome views or take afternoon tea with freshly baked scones on the terrace. Hikers, culture vultures, foodies and wine lovers will all appreciate the delights that Le Marche has to offer. Wine tastings, Italian courses and guided tours can all be arranged on request and by giving Madeline a little bit of notice. The views from the terrace are stunning and head far into the distance. An 'aperitivo' as the sunsets is the perfect way to start the evening and the salone is where you can retreat to with your coffee after dinner. Fit a piece of the jigsaw, argue over a game of scrabble (!), play a game of cards or take time out and enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea. The infinity-edge pool enjoys the same breathtaking views as the terrace and there is a shaded pool area for when the heat gets a little too much.
The brick vaulted restaurant and romantic courtyard at Hotel Leone are the perfect dining setting with its unrivalled views across the rolling hillside. Delicious food is served using seasonal and local produce and some Italian classics are included on the menu that can't be found in other restaurants in the area. The dishes are complemented by an extensive wine list which includes big Italian names, organic wines and award-winning wines from the region. If in doubt, owner, Madeline can help choose the right wine to match the menu and she also offers wine tastings on site.
All of the 8 spacious and well-appointed rooms and suites at Hotel Leone have en-suite bathrooms and are individually themed and decorated. Some of the rooms have balconies and all feature either twin, king-size or superking-size beds with luxurious bedlinen and silk bed throws as well as countryside views. Complimentary WiFi (which reaches to the pool), flatscreen TV, minibars, underfloor heating and air-conditioning are standard in all of the rooms. There are 2 twin rooms, 2 suites and 4 deluxe double rooms, the main difference being the size. All rooms have walk-in showers and one of the suites has 2 bedrooms (one with a twin bed and the other a king-size bed) and a bathroom with bath and shower. Guests who book the suite can enjoy their own Illy espresso machine (which we think is the best Italian coffee there is!).
Ancona - 1 hour 20 minutes
Payments can be made in cash, by bank transfer or by credit card - Visa and Mastercard
The guest will be liable for the full cost of the booking for any cancellations made within 48 hours of arrival.
Cancellation fee is 25 EUR of total charge if cancelled up to 14 days before arrival.
Check in is from 15:00 on the day of arrival
Rooms must be vacated by 11:00 on the day of departure
Late check out is available, subject to availability, for €40
Check-in time: 15:00:00
Check-out time: 11:00:00
Early check-in: no
Late check-out: no
Animals are not permitted unless assisting guests with disabilities.
Please note: rates indicate FROM price for the given period and may differ for higher number of visitors. Rates currency is EUR.
Rates at Hotel Leone are per room per night including breakfast and local taxes.
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