Hotel San Michele ****

An historic site in the city center of Cortona



Hotel San Michele is situated in the Palazzo Baldelli, an historic 14th century structure with origins back to the 11th century. Accomodations consist of 41 rooms (singles, standard or deluxe doubles, triples, quads, jr. suites and suites), each with its own unique character. All rooms have exposed wooden beams and overlook the rooftops of Cortona, the Valdichiana, or the hotel's courtyard. All rooms and common areas are tastefuly furnished; modern conveniences include ensuite bathroom with hair dryer, air-conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, and minibar. An elevator is available for guests' convenience.

Guests may park in the hotel garage for an additional € 11 daily fee (advance reservations requested) or in nearby public parking lots.



Ancestral Hall


The Ancestral Hall, with a pietra serena fireplace, is on the second floor of the hotel. Of particular note are the coats-of-arms of the noble families who lived and ruled in Cortona.



Guest Room

There are 2 single rooms; 12 std. double or twin rooms; 14 superior double or twin rooms; 3 triple rooms; 3 quad rooms; 4 jr. suites; and 3 suites. See rates

The restaurant Preludio, with fine dining and an accomodating list of wines, is conveniently located adjacent to the hotel.

A conference room is available and accomodates up to 25.

Excursions can be arranged by the hotel staff upon request.

Hotel San Michele is listed in both the Michelin Guide as well as Karen Brown's Charming Inns & Itineraries - Italy.

For reservation inquiries, please complete the form in this link: San Michele - Inquiries



Residence Borgo San Pietro

Tranquil and characteristic accomodations in the countryside near Cortona


The Residence Borgo San Pietro was created through careful restructuring of a 17th-century farmhouse, its outbuildings, and grounds. The restoration was completed in 2002. It is surrounded by 7 hectares of private gardens.

There are 13 apartments; each has a private outdoor area complete with table & chairs. Apartments are of two types: 2 units which host up to 3 guests; each comprises a living room with kitchenette, a double bedroom, and a bath. There are also 11 units which accomodate up to 5 guests and include a living room with kitchenette, 2 double bedrooms, and a bath. See rates


Living room in an apartment


Exterior view with swimming pool


The restoration retained the characteristic elements of the area - stone facade, exposed wooden beams, tile floors, and fireplaces of native pietra serena.

The kitchenettes are fully equipped and satellite TV is in each apartment.

The site, with alleys from the apartments to the pool, and an antique well in the courtyard, recreates the charm and feel of a typical Tuscan village.

Facilities available for guests' use include not only the swimming pool but also a gym, a laundry room, and onsite private covered parking. Apartments are cleaned and linen changed weekly.

A store, where guests can purchase food and other items, is only 500 meters away.

For reservation inquiries, please complete the form in this link: Residence Borgo San Pietro - Inquiries

To reach Borgo San Pietro: Borgo San Pietro, only 4 km outside of Cortona, is easy to reach. It is on a hillside in San Pietro a Cegliolo. The closest train station is Camucia-Cortona.

Borgo San Pietro is centrally located not only for visiting the nearby towns of Cortona and Castiglion Fiorentino but also the two major wine-producing areas in Tuscany - Chianti and Montepulciano/Montalcino. Arezzo, Pienza, Siena, San Gimignano, Perugia, Assisi, Chiusi/Chianciano Terme, and many other hilltowns in Tuscany and Umbria are short trips away.

Terrace Terrace


The closest airports are Perugia (70 km), Florence (110 km), and Rome (220 km).

Hotel San Michele
Via Guelfa, 15
52044 Cortona (AR)

Ph: +39 (0575) 604348

Residence Borgo San Pietro
Case Sparse Cegliolo, 15
Loc. San Pietro a Cegliolo

Ph: +39 (0575) 604348

2005 Rates - Euro

To inquire regarding availability or to make reservations at either Hotel San Michele or Borgo San Pietro, contact Tuscan Treasures:        

Inquiry Form

Hotel San Michele


Room Type

Euro/night (breakfast included)



Std. Double


Superior Double






Jr. Suite




Extra bed


Residence Borgo San Pietro

Euro / week

Euro / week

Euro / week



Apartment Type

Period A
Jan 01 - Mar 25
Sep 17 - Dec 23
(Excluding Christmas and New Year’s periods)

Period B
Mar 26 - Jun 24
Aug 27 - Sep 16
(Excluding Easter)

Period C
Jun 25 - Aug 26
Also Easter, Christmas, & New Year's

Bilocale (2 persons)




Trilocale (4 persons)




For both types of apartments the following apply:

Deposit: € 200
Heating: € 13/day
Extra bed: € 52/wk
Crib: € 26/wk
Final cleaning: € 26
Surcharge for periods less than 1 week.

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