Tuscany Hotels

Palazzo del Capitano

  • Via Poliziano 18 Map It
  • San Quirico d'Orcia


  • Central location
  • Elegant furnishings
  • Secluded garden


  • Rooms are on the small side
  • Some street noise
  • Getting here by car is difficult

Published 04/22/2016

Fodor's Review

The guest rooms at this 14th-century palace are named for signs of the zodiac, but the astrological reference stops at the painted symbol on the door. Each elegant room is unique: an antique sewing-machine table serves as a nightstand; a medieval-looking chandelier with a forged-iron ring and a globe hangs from a ceiling; elegant striped silk covers a wood settee. Some rooms have ivory-color drapes hanging from baldachin beds—iron canopy beds with a painted medallion on the headpiece. A lovely garden opens behind the hotel. Five cheaper rooms, named for constellations, are available in an annex.

Hotel Information


Via Poliziano 18, San Quirico d'Orcia, Tuscany, 53027, Italy

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0577-899028; 0577-899421

Hotel Details:

  • 14 rooms, 8 suites
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 04/22/2016

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