The Charming Hotel Relais dell’Orologio is situated in the center of Pisa, just a few steps away from two of the city’s most celebrated squares, the Piazza dei Miracoli where is the leaning tower and Piazza dei Cavalieri. The hotel occupies a fascinating fortified tower house dating back to the 14th century.
A meticulous restoration project, carried out under the supervision of the Office of Monuments and Fine Arts, has brought the building back to its original splendour and transformed the edifice in a luxurious hotel.
Relais Hotel dell’Orologio has a total of 21 individually appointed bedrooms and suites. Many of the rooms have fabulous exposed wooden beam ceilings some with delightful hand painted flower motifs running along the beams. Others have spectacular vaulted ceilings with exquisite frescoes in delicate pastel tones. Beautiful textiles have been chosen for the drapes and bed linens whilst the comfortable divans and period furniture are upholstered in sumptuous damask.
Fine china and silverware is used in the light-filled dining room of the Hotel Relais dell’Orologio. Elegant salons, decorated with antique furniture and oil paintings, provide a superb environment for meetings and exhibitions.
Traditional Tuscan cooking has provided the inspiration for the innovative cuisine served at Relais Torre dell’Orologio’s “Hallet’s” Restaurant. An impeccable wine list features not only an exhaustive selection of excellent local wines but also a great number of prestigious Italian and international labels. At the rear of the hotel there is a delightful patio garden where meals are served in warm weather and which is ideally suited for open air receptions.
Hotel Relais dell’Orologio is perfectly located for those wishing to visit the many historic buildings and museums of Pisa by foot, just moments away from the city’s cathedral and celebrated Leaning Tower and the elegant University district. The banks of the Arno river, “Lungarni” lined with historic town houses and churches are, likewise, just a short walk away from the hotel.