Hotel Ercolini e Savi

  • Tuscany, Italy, Montecatini

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The Hotel Ercolini e Savi's right in the centre of Montecatini and a great base for visiting nearby Tuscan towns like Lucca and Pisa or even the Cinque Terre. You're close to the shops and gelateria's, so you'll have the best of Montecatini Terme on your doorstep.

The hotel's got a really fresh look and its modern meets traditional style feels homely. The staff are really friendly and will make you feel welcome and there are social areas around the hotel, where you can relax and catch up after a day of sightseeing.

The hotel's a la carte restaurant La Pecora Nera does fantastic Tuscan food (payable locally) and worth trying out if you want to stray from half-board one evening. They also have a wine list with about 250 different wines on it- this is not one to miss!

 

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

Added value

10% discount at the hotels a la carte restaurant La Pecora Nera (available Mon - Thurs, excludes holidays)

Rooms
  • No. of hotel rooms: 81
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

A resort tax of €1.40 per person per night is payable locally

Rooms

Classic Twin Rooms are about 20m² and sleep up to three people (extra bed is a single bed). They have a bath or shower, hairdryer, air-conditioning, TV, minibar and safe.

Superior Twin Rooms are more spacious at about 25m² and sleep up to three people (extra bed is a single bed). These rooms are only available on request, please call to book.

Accessibility

Accessible rooms are available, please call to book.

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

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.

It's not far from 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, Lucca comes ringed by Renaissance walls. Cycle or walk them for long-range views over both the city and Tuscan countryside.

What to see on a Montecatini holiday

Montecatini is a great town to explore - we love the thermal spas here and you can't beat a leisurely lunch in the pretty piazza. The train station makes it easy to explore further afield too. Head for cities like Florence, Pisa, Siena and Lucca for a culture-filled day out. You can even go a bit further afield to the Tuscan Coast and grab some seafood by the beach.

Why book a holiday in Montecatini with Inghams?

We've been working with our hotels in Montecatini for years so you can be sure you'll be well taken care of. All our hotels are centrally located too, making them a great base for your Tuscany holiday. With Inghams, your holiday is always in safe hands.

Things to Do

Things to see and do

Head for Via Verde in Montecatini's centre for plenty of shops and restaurants to explore. It's the town's main street and if you keep following it, you'll end up at the famous thermal spas. Book in for a treatment and spend time in the healing waters. The funicular railway is another must-do - it's over 100 year's old and will take you up to Montecatini Alto for some incredible views over Tuscany's countryside. 

We recommend getting out of the town too - lots of Tuscany's best towns are close by. Fill your days with trips to Florence, Siena and Pisa. Don't forget the lesser-known places too. You can escape the crowds in little towns like Fosdinovo and Collodi.

In July this year don't miss the Lucca Summer Festival, a huge outdoor concert for music lovers. It's a great event for dancing the night away. If books and food are more your speed then try out the annual Food and Book Festival in Montecatini Terme in May.

Food & drink

Tuscany is famous for its food and wine so you can be sure of trying some amazing food while you're here. Our favourite dishes are bistecca alla fiorentina and panzanella. Head out into the vineyards for a spot of wine tasting. Italy's most famous wines are produced here and it's very special being able to sip them while gazing out over the vines.

Activities

While it's easy to get around by train to some of the major cities and towns, you can't beat putting on your hiking boots and heading out into the hills. There's plenty of trails in and around the town with fantastic countryside views. It's a very hilly region so you need to be reasonably fit, but the rewards are more than worth the effort.

Excursions

Pre-book your excursions online or give us a call

Sienna & San Gimignano from £79 per person (full day)

Discover the biggest medieval town in Tuscany, Siena. Visit the unique Cathedral, piazza del Campo and Accademia Musicale Chigiana. Take a beautiful drive through the Tuscan vineyards and olive-groves to San Gimignano. The famous town of the towers dates back to the Etruscan period. You'll also have the opportunity to try some of the region's best wines.

Departs: Thursdays and Sundays

Florence with the Uffizi Gallery from £79 per person (full day)

Visit the home town of the Medici family. Look out for works by incredible Renaissance artists like Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli and Raphael as you explore Florence on a walking tour with our local guide. You'll have an introduction to the Uffizi Gallery too, where you can discover more great works of art.

Departs: Fridays. Skip the line Uffizi entrance fees (approx. €20) are payable locally. 

Cinque Terre from £102 per person (full day)

Discover some of the most picturesque seaside villages in the Mediterranean. You'll see the UNESCO protected coastline from the water on a boat trip. Explore the colourful fishing villages of Manarola, Vernazza and Monterosso and have free time for shopping or even a swim. Don't forget your camera!

Departs: Tuesdays and Saturdays. Discounts available for guests aged 65+ when booked locally. Not suitable for guests with walking difficulties. 

Chianti Wine & Vinci from £61 per person (half day)

Visit a family-run wine estate for a guided wine tasting with the experts. Try the best Chianti wines accompanied by tasty Tuscan snacks like bruschetta and extra-virgin olive oil. After, you’ll have time to explore the medieval village of Vinci, the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci.

Departs: Mondays

Olive Oil Tasting in Montecatini Alto £35 per person (half day)

Take a special guided tour of an olive oil farm to learn how the delicious extra-virgin olive oil is produced. Explore the 200-year-old olive groves on the terraces above Montecatini and enjoy fantastic views over the spa town while you ty the finest quality olive oil accompanied by Tuscan cheese and other local products.

Departs: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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. The excursions are not suitable for guests with limited mobility. They’re available to pre book between May and mid-September.

Bookable locally

Cooking Class in a Tuscan Farmhouse 

Cook up a storm! Learn how to make home-made Italian style pasta like ravioli or gnocchi and discover the secret to the perfect tiramisu. You’ll then enjoy the food you’ve prepared accompanied by a glass of Tuscan wine.

Departs: Wednesdays and Fridays (bookable and payable locally) return taxi transfers to the Tuscan Farmhouse are payable on the spot locally for an additional fee (approx. €55 per person).

We act at all times as a selling agent for the suppliers. All excursions require minimum numbers to run and are subject to change. Some excursions may not be available to pre-book in low season but may be available to book locally subject to numbers. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please see our terms & conditions.

Facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
Family Facilities
  • Babysitting is available (bookable and payable locally)
  • Early meals available
Meals

Half board meals are taken in the hotel's dining room. For breakfast you'll get a delicious buffet with loads of choices, from pancakes, home-made tarts and cheese. The breakfast will set you up perfectly for a day exploring the Tuscan hills.

For dinner you'll have a three course meal with a choice for your first and second course. You'll also get a salad and antipasti buffet and a dessert. The food is typical Tuscan with a creative twist, and only uses local and seasonal ingredients. There's even a choice of 250 wines to enjoy with you meal!

La Pecora Nera is the hotels boutique a la carte restaurant (payable locally). The food here's great and while it's not included in half board, you'll get a 10% discount if you want to eat here (available Monday to Thursday, excludes holidays).

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Please let us know about any dietary requirements in advance.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 10.7705917
  • Latitude: 43.8832509
  • Location Description:
    • 50 metres to centre of Montecatini
    • 900 metres to Montecatini Terme train station (12 minute walk)

Reviews of Hotel Ercolini e Savi

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Total price from
£1617
per person from £539
Hotel Ercolini e Savi
Montecatini, Tuscany,Half Board
03/09/2022 - 4 nights
3 adults
From London Luton
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