Hotel Athena is located at walking distance from all the main attractions of Siena. Most people know Siena and when you visit Tuscany it is generally on your list. Siena is especially lovely for people that like art, history and Tuscany it self. It is a picturesque medieval town with the Piazza del Campo as its heart. Siena is a place where you are ought to stroll through the small streets and explore the different faces of the town and of course the appealing gastronomy. Siena’s main site is the Campo where once a year the spectacular horse race on the piazza is held. Here you also find the Palazzo Pubblico, which is city hall of Siena in these modern days. Another interesting place here is the Civic museum accommodating many treasures including some very unique and provoking frescoes. Then you still have to check the Duomo and piazza del Duomo. Even though Siena is not really a city break destination, it is quite easy spending a few days in town and there is much more than we wrote here above. The other advantage of Siena is the Chianti area. Ask the reception at Hotel Athena if you like to make a wine tour or go wine tasting.
Hotel Athena is one of those hotels that both suits business travellers as well as people visiting Siena or the region for leisure. Athena is comfortable and offers good quality service for a fair price. The gem of the hotel is probably located on the rooftop where you can find a roof terrace with a on one site a view over the city and on the other side the rolling hills of Tuscany. It is an ideal setting for an aperitif in the afternoon or even an appetizer at sunset. The terrace is open until late and also serving lights snacks during the day and evening with pizza and focaccia. If you don’t mind having diner in the Hotel Athenas restaurant, you might be pleased with Tuscan traditional and even regional dishes. All dishes are prepared with natural organic products according to the season. The breakfast in the morning gives you a good start of the day with a decent selection of sweet and savory products.
Parking your car can be difficult at hotel Athena so you might need to check prior to your arrival as the city zone has a traffic limitation. In case you require to be online, WiFi Internet is facilitated throughout the hotel. For the business traveller there is meeting rooms and a business center at Hotel Athena.
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Hotel Athena features a total of 100 rooms all quite spacious and furnished in a light classic style. Various room types are available and at least all rooms come with: air conditioner, sat TV, safe, minibar, writing desk, WiFi connection and private bathroom with shower, bath and hairdryer.