Pensione Bencistà

Rated 9.0 in 312 reviews. 40 rooms.

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Growing local - Bencistà shortens its food chain

From spring 2016, Pensione Bencistà will enhance its countryside's roots, creating a new kitchen-garden to supply and delight the guests of the restaurant.

Bencistà's kitchen-garden will bring an exciting new facet to the visitors’ wellbeing by enriching the quality of the food-experience we offer our guests. On top of enjoying delicious Tuscan recipes on our stunning terrace, Bencistà’s clients will now be able to appreciate the countryside’s roots of the Pensione by eating freshly picked vegetables coming directly from our garden!

Moreover, while walking around the park, clients will have the opportunity to meet Chris, the kitchen-garden manager. Just out of his training in the Royal Botanic Garden of Kew, London, Chris will be available to offer explanations and demonstrations on the delicious fresh plants you will feed on in the restaurant.

Quality and sustainability of food have long been themes that deeply touch the Simoni family, and this year we have decided to actively participate in the growing discussion around the topic of food. Bencistà is planning to do so by returning to make productive use of the park surr

Pensione Bencistà is a 14th-century villa set in the hills above Florence and surrounded by typical Tuscan olive groves. The terrace offers panoramic views over the city. Each with free WiFi and an en-suite bathroom, rooms at the Bencistà are elegantly furnished and include a fan. Some have countryside or city views. You have a free internet point with Wi-Fi in the lounge at Pensione Bencistà. There is also a games and TV room here, plus a children's play area in the gardens. Breakfast here contains sweet and savoury Tuscan products. Free parking is provided. The pretty town of Fiesole is just 5 minutes' drive from Pensione Bencistà.

Spa Facilities

  • Massage
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Hammam
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Spa and wellness centre

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places nearby Pensione Bencistà

  1. Le Lance

    Good restaurant. Amazing view. Need to reserve.

    388 m from hotel

  2. Scuola Di Musica Di Fiesole

    404 m from hotel

  3. Ristorante San Michele

    Fabulous location overlooking Florence, just perfect for a romantic dinner at sunset! For other Tuscan experience ideas and luxury holiday rentals check out our website.

    425 m from hotel
    Via Doccia 4

  4. Caffè Le Cave

    Questa è la "Coppa Mediterranea"

    0.8 km from hotel
    Cave di Maiano

  5. Vinandro

    Tuscany style small restaurant. Good food, first and main course and desserts too. Recommended!

    0.9 km from hotel
    P.zza Mino, 33

  6. India

    i love their butter chicken .. its a bit pricey so I would get the Menu ( fixed menu price ) which is not available during the weekend

    0.9 km from hotel
    Via Gramsci

  7. Ristorante Perseus Fiesolano

    Good seafood pasta (with perfect amount of seafood in it). Friendly waiters, quick service.

    1.0 km from hotel
    Piazza Mino

  8. Piazza Mino

    From this main square, walk past the duomo uphill on Via San Francesco for an amazing sunset view! Or wonder up on Via Panoramico (opposite way)

    1.0 km from hotel
    Piazza Mino

  9. Museo Archeologico di Fiesole

    The Archaeological Site is one of Italy’s most fascinating archaeological parks. It includes the Roman Theatre, the Baths and the Longobard Necropolis.

    1.0 km from hotel
    Via Portigiani, 1

  10. J. J. Hill

    Great pub, friendly staff. Amazing the outside.

    1.0 km from hotel
    Piazza Mino da Fiesole 40

  11. Terrazza 45

    Service is slow slow slow.

    1.0 km from hotel
    Piazza Mino, 45

  12. La Reggia degli Etruschi

    The results is a perfect, surprising synthesis of elegance and tradition in a unique ambiance immersed in the green of the Florentine hills…definitely not to be missed!

    1.1 km from hotel
    Via S. Francesco 18

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