Palazzo Visdomini expertly combines a certain homely charm with the elegant comfort of the hotel. The stately mansion was built in the 19th century by the Florentine aristocratic Visdomini family. This was to enable the family to have a modest summer house in the town that has been an important centre for artistic preparation of marble since the time of Micheangelo.
With its location in the middle of Pietrasanta's historic centre, Palazzo Visdomini is an obvious choice for those who want to sample this lovely town from its best angle. The building has now been restored and converted to receive a small number of guests in splendid suite rooms. Fittingly enough they have been named after great artists and statesmen who have visited or worked in the town.
The sumptuous bedrooms are to a large extent furnished with the original furniture from the Visdomini days supplemented by a number of antiques from the 18th century.
The bedrooms all have en suite bathroom, mini bar, air conditioning, satellite TV, safe deposit box and tea and coffee making facilities. In all the rooms two extra beds made up in the sofa bed in the sitting room at no extra charge.
There is a swimming pool by the house which is open for guests between 15 May and 15 October.
Suite Leopoldo II
- Suite Leopoldo is located on the first floor and enjoys views over the centre of Pietrasanta. The room is dedicated to archduke Leopoldo II of Tuscany and furnished with 19th century furniture.
- Suite Carducci has a spacious bedroom and an authentic living room from the end of the 19th century with a chest of drawers from the previous century. The suite enjoys lovely views over the Italian garden belonging to the house.
- Michelangelo bought the marble block in Pietrasanta for his masterpiece, David. The room is painted in strong colours and features antique furniture.
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- Suite D'Annunzio is decorated in strong colours, reminiscent of the bombastic poet's style, inspired by passion and love. The room's Pompeii-red colour and views over the roofs and hills characterise this room.
- Attic room with open plan living and sleeping accommodation. This suite enjoys views over the hills and the antique Rocca di Sala. The colours are more intimate and softer, and the windows in the roof make the room sunny.