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Our Preferred Luxury Hotels - Borgo Santo Pietro

Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Tuscany, Borgo Santo Pietro emerges as a beacon of timeless elegance and unparalleled beauty. Steeped in history and mysticism, this sacred land holds secrets that date back nearly 2500 years, woven into its very fabric. It was in 2001 that Jeanette and Claus Thottrup stumbled upon this hidden gem—a dilapidated ruin shrouded in the echoes of centuries past. Little did they realize that they were embarking on a journey that would transform not just the villa, but their lives forever.


For Jeanette and Claus, Borgo Santo Pietro was more than just a restoration project; it was a labor of love—a testament to their shared passion for beauty, heritage, and holistic living. Drawing upon their backgrounds in fashion design and property development, as well as their own experiences as avid travelers, the Thottrups envisioned a place of unparalleled luxury and tranquility—a sanctuary where guests could retreat from the chaos of the world and reconnect with themselves and nature.

Over the course of seven years, Borgo Santo Pietro underwent a metamorphosis unlike any other. Stone by stone, the ancient ruin was meticulously restored, while nearly 300,000 plants were lovingly placed to create thirteen acres of garden paradise. Today, Borgo Santo Pietro stands as a testament to the power of vision, perseverance, and unwavering dedication—a haven of beauty and serenity amidst the rolling hills of Tuscany.

But Borgo Santo Pietro is a living, breathing embodiment of history and community. From its origins as a healing sanctuary for medieval pilgrims to its role as a cultural hub along the Via Francigena, this sacred land has always been a place of refuge and renewal. Today, it continues to inspire and uplift all who pass through its gates, offering a sanctuary for the soul in an increasingly chaotic world.

Borgo Santo Pietro's historic walls are 22 meticulously designed rooms and suites, each boasting its own unique character and charm. Inspired by the villa's rich history and heritage, every accommodation is individually styled to reflect the timeless elegance and rustic beauty of Tuscany. From the moment guests step inside, they are enveloped in a world of bespoke luxury, where attention to detail reigns supreme.

Crafted by local artisans and our in-house team of craftsmen, each room and suite is adorned with bespoke furnishings and handcrafted details that pay homage to traditional Tuscan craftsmanship. Whether it's the hand-carved wooden headboards, intricately tiled floors, or sumptuous fabrics sourced from local artisans, every element has been thoughtfully selected to create a space that is both inviting and enchanting.



Guests can choose from a variety of accommodations, including classic suites nestled within the main villa, exclusive suites with private gardens, or secluded villas complete with private pools. No matter which option they choose, they can expect a stay that is nothing short of extraordinary, where luxury meets authenticity in every corner.

From the moment they wake up to the breathtaking views of the Tuscan countryside to the moment they drift off to sleep in the embrace of plush linens, guests are treated to an experience that is as indulgent as it is unforgettable. At Borgo Santo Pietro, every room and suite tells a story, inviting guests to embark on a journey of discovery and delight in the heart of Tuscany's countryside.


At Borgo Santo Pietro, guests are invited to embark on a journey of holistic wellness and culinary delight. With an organic farm, artisanal cheese dairy, and Green Michelin-starred restaurant, the estate offers a true farm-to-table experience that celebrates the bounty of the land. From indulgent spa treatments to leisurely strolls through the gardens, every moment at Borgo Santo Pietro is an opportunity to reconnect with oneself and the world around us.

In every corner of Borgo Santo Pietro, from its tranquil spa to its verdant gardens, the spirit of renewal and rejuvenation is palpable. It is a place where past and present converge, where ancient traditions are honored and modern comforts are embraced—a true oasis of peace and harmony in the heart of Tuscany. As Jeanette and Claus continue to steward this sacred land into the future, Borgo Santo Pietro remains a beacon of hope and inspiration for generations to come.


Professionals at the establishment are esteemed members of a vibrant community committed to excellence in hospitality. They have abundant opportunities for career advancement and personal growth, with support and encouragement every step of the way. Whether refining their culinary skills, orchestrating bespoke guest experiences, or embracing holistic wellness at the spa, there are endless avenues for development.

In addition to career prospects, Borgo Santo Pietro offers an array of exclusive perks and privileges to enrich the guest experience and cultivate a culture of exceptional hospitality. From tailored concierge services to immersive culinary adventures celebrating Tuscan cuisine, every detail is meticulously crafted to surpass expectations and create lasting memories.

As a sanctuary of wellness and serenity, Borgo Santo Pietro provides guests with a retreat to indulge in luxury while nurturing their well-being. From pampering spa treatments to yoga sessions amidst nature, every aspect of the guest experience promotes holistic wellness and sensory delight. Whether enjoying a gourmet meal overlooking the Tuscan countryside or indulging in a restorative massage, guests are invited to immerse themselves in a world of luxury, tranquility, and unparalleled hospitality at Borgo Santo Pietro. To commence our journey, Borgo Santo Pietro takes its place as the inaugural entrant, truly representing jewel of Tuscany. Our selection process involves careful consideration by our managers, who personally experienced each hotel during their stays in 2023. Borgo Santo Pietro Links:

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