Grand Hotel Plaza

  • Tuscany & Umbria, Italy, Northern Tuscany & Montecatini

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The Grand Hotel Plaza is one of the oldest hotels in Montecatini and it has one of the best locations in the centre of the town, overlooking Piazza del Popolo. A real effort's been made to keep as many of the building's original features as possible, which makes the hotel feel very grand. The traditional style continues throughout the hotel in its comfy guest rooms and Tuscan restaurant where you can fill up on regional specialities and some of the best wines in Tuscany.

There's a small pool in the gardens that's nice if you want to spend a few hours relaxing and catching the sun or you can head to the nearby thermal pools that Montecatini is known for. If you want to explore more of Tuscany  the station just a short walk away with regular trains to Florence, Lucca and Pisa. You can even visit the stunning Tuscany Coast in less than two hours.

Transfer time: approx. 50 mins by shared transfer from Pisa airport.

Added value

Free nights available for summer 2021 (min 10 night stay)

Honeymoon offer: Free bottle of sparkling wine

Two free packed lunches per person (min 7 night stay)

Free daily tea & coffee between 5 - 6pm

  • No. of rooms: 96
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 10
  • Official rating: 4


Standard Rooms have a traditional style with modern amenities including a bath or shower, air conditioning, TV, minibar, WiFi, safe and hairdryer. Some rooms overlook the piazza with local bars and restaurants while others face the internal bar terrace. 

Single Rooms are also available and have a shower. 


Adapted rooms are available on request, please call to book. 

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

The hotel is on the flat, in the centre of the resort, close to most of the amenities.

Northern Tuscany & Montecatini

North Tuscany is home to two of Italy’s most famous cities: Florence and Pisa. Here, art galleries, palazzos and Michelin-starred restaurants vie for your attention.

For something a little more laid-back, consider staying in a smaller city. Little Lucca comes ringed by Renaissance walls. Cycle or walk them for long-range views over both the city and Tuscan countryside.

Meanwhile, the thermal waters of Montecatini have been reeling in day trippers since Roman times. Explore the art nouveau Terme Tettuccio before hopping on the oldest funicular in the world. It takes you up to Montecatini Alto – a medieval village with spectacular views of North Tuscany.


Sienna & San Gimignano (full day)

A guided tour of the medieval town of Siena which includes: the cathedral, music academy and the Accademia Chigiana. In the afternoon drive through the Chianti hills to explore San Gimignano, a town of towers dating back to the Etruscan period. Not suitable for people with limited mobility. 

Departs: Thursdays & Sundays, pre-bookable June to mid September 

Price: from £79pp 

Florence with the Uffizi Gallery (full day)

Visit the home town of the famous Medici family, wealthy patrons of acclaimed writers, artists, architects and sculptors who flocked to the city. Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli and Raphael to name but a few, filling the churches palaces and streets with the world’s greatest Renaissance works. Our excellent guide will share all the secret stories and make the city come alive in front of your eyes. The walk will end by the famous Uffizi Gallery where you will be able to skip the line, and enjoy a guided introduction to the art gallery. 

Departs: Fridays, pre-bookable June to mid September 

Price: from £79pp

Cinque Terre (full day)

Travelling by boat and/or train (weather permitting) around the Cinque Terre discover some of the most picturesque seaside villages in the Mediterranean. Starting at Riomaggiore or Manarola, and passing all five villages with their colourful houses stopping at: Vernazza and Monterosso where there's time for lunch and swimming. This excursion is not suitable for people with mobility issues, guests must be able to climb and descend stairs.

Departs: Tuesdays, pre-bookable June to mid September 

Price: from £102pp / senior ticket (aged 65+) from £84pp

*These excursions are available to be booked locally (subject to minimum numbers) between 01 May - 31 Oct. 

**Please note that the pick up and drop off point for all Montecatini excursions is the Tourist Information Office located in the centre of town and a max. 10 minutes walk from hotels. 

  • Small outdoor pool
  • Pool towel service (payable locally)
  • Roof garden
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Baby sitting on request (payable locally)

The hotel’s restaurant has lots of traditional Tuscan dishes on the menu plus some international choices. There's a buffet breakfast every morning and you'll get a choice of fours courses for dinner which include a starter, main course, desert and salad buffet. The cosy bar is great choice for a post dinner drink and there is occasionally live music during the summer.

Early meals for children are available on request. 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

The hotel is able to cater for special dietary requirements, please advise at the time of booking. 

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.771674
  • Latitude: 43.883065
  • Location Description:
    • Central resort location
    • 100 metres to the nearest bus stop

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Grand Hotel Plaza
Northern Tuscany & Montecatini, Tuscany & Umbria,Half Board
11/08/2021 - 3 nights
3 adults
From London Stansted
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