"The Grand Hotel Continental in Siena is housed in a magnificent 17th-century palazzo that radiates elegance and charm. With its architectural magnificence, historic splendour and flawless service, every stay is transformed into a truly unique experience.
One of the most prestigious hotels in the city, it is the only 5-star boutique hotel situated in the historic centre. Palazzo Gori Pannilini, the noble residence that today houses the hotel, is a wonderful example of Italian elegance. The Palazzo was endowed by Pope Alexander VII as a wedding gift to his niece Olimpia on marrying the Sienese aristocrat. Designed as a celebration of love, it has for centuries hosted the historical figures who made Siena great. Set in an enviable location, the hotel is just a few steps from the magnificent Cathedral and Piazza del Campo, which every year hosts the Palio race for which the city is renowned.
Its sophisticated, elegant rooms and suites, with frescoed ceilings, original Tuscan terracottafloors and finishings in porcelain, marble and travertine, are finely decorated with antique furniture, precious objects, valuable artworks and luxurious silks.
The Sapordivino restaurant offers a gastronomic experience at the very height of Italian culinary expression, with a sophisticated menu where diners can discover the authentic flavours of the purest Sienese tradition of cuisine. At the Lounge Bar by Sapordivino, guests can enjoy an aperitif or an after-dinner cocktail while immersed in a refined and tranquil atmosphere.
The hotel houses four of Siena's most impressive halls. Here, high ceilings, beautiful 17th-century frescoes and exquisite Murano glass chandeliers provide the perfect backdrop for private events, weddings, seminars and conferences for up to 100 guests.
From the Concierge to the 24-hour room service and valet parking, all the services are carefully selected to make every stay an unforgettable experience.
"The Grand Hotel Continental offers the ideal setting for events and both private and business meetings.
The hotel houses four of Siena's most impressive halls, with high ceilings, beautiful 17th-century frescoes and exquisite Murano glass chandeliers offering the perfect backdrop for private events, weddings, seminars and conferences for up to 100 guests.
The latest technology is available in one of the most elegant buildings in Siena, with basic technical equipment, Wi-Fi and screen provided.
Salone delle Feste
Elegant and sumptuous, the Salon has a maximum capacity of 100 people and has hosted many great events over the years: from high-society wedding receptions to State summits and meetings of illustrious personalities. Every event organised in this magnificent salon of 100 square metres, with its splendid 16th-century trompe-l'oeil, beautiful Murano glass chandeliers and marble floors, becomes a truly unique occasion.
Sala Gori can be used for prestigious events as well as for business meetings and private parties. This refined salon, with its 70-square-metre space, decorated in warm, welcoming colours, with precious chandeliers, high elegant ceilings, can host a cocktail party for up to 60 guests.
Exclusive and welcoming, the Sala Olimpia is the ideal venue for a private event, corporate meeting or cocktail party. The quintessence of luxury, it is at the same time extremely warm and welcoming. Its beautifully frescoed high ceilings, exquisite furniture and carefully selected antiques create an atmosphere of refined elegance. With 30 square metres of floor space, it can accommodate 20 guests around the table.
Since the Palazzo was first constructed, the Library has been dedicated to contemplation, reading and tranquillity. The elegant, comfortable furniture and inviting intellectual atmosphere make it the perfect place for small private gatherings. Measuring 30 square metres, it can accommodate up to 35 people for a cocktail party.