Hotel Leone is located in Montelparo, near Fermo, in the Marche region. Located in an historic building, it is the ultimate destination for a stay in an authentic hilltop location in the heart of Italy, nestled halfway between the Sibillini Mountains and the Adriatic Sea, just 25 minutes from the nearest beach, a little over an hour from Ancona and Pescara airports or a two and a half hour drive from Rome and Bologna. The surrounding landscape is characterised by rolling hills and incredible landscapes, between the sea and the countryside. This area is rich in historical towns, architectural wonders, ancient villages, abbeys, strongholds, a beautiful coastline, mountain ranges within national parks, trails and a growing number of very interesting vineyards. The coast, wide and flat with pebble and sandy beaches, is well equipped and suitable for families with children. Among the seaside resorts you can find: Cupra Marittima, Grottamare Lido di Fermo, Porto San Giorgio, Pedaso, Porto Potenza Picena, Civitanova, Porto Sant’ Elpidio, Porto Recanati. Nearby, Fermo is a very interesting city with its central square and its Duomo, its beautiful view from the sea to the mountains and the largest Roman cisterns of drinking water in the world after Istanbul. About an hour’s drive away, you can visit more examples of the artistic and natural heritage of this region: Ancona and the Conero National Park with its beautiful coastline, Loreto and many other interesting excursions to enjoy in a day. The Sibillini Mountains Park is the perfect destination for lovers of mountain walks, relaxation in nature and outdoor sports. Foodies can enjoy enogastronomic tours including wines, olive oil, beers, cheeses and charcuterie.
Hotel Leone in Montelparo, near Fermo, in the Marche region is great for couples and small groups. You can rent the whole facility as an exclusive. This beautiful building dates back to the 15th century, known as Palazzo Pellei, named after a noble family in the area at the time. In the second half of the 20th century, it was converted into a hotel and restaurant known as Taverna Leone. The current owners, Madeline and Tim, have restored it to its original glory, preserving its refined architecture and adapting it to modern needs, using modern sustainable methods and design, with great attention to the environment through the use of solar energy systems, rainwater harvesting and locally sourced materials. This facility offers 11 beautiful rooms, very spacious, all different, tastefully decorated and equipped with all modern comforts: 8 double rooms – Classic, Superior and Deluxe – with panoramic views; 2 bedroom suites – 1 junior suite, 1 apartment suite with separate entrance. You can also enjoy an amazing view of the countryside from the beautiful panoramic terrace, located next to the Art deco Empire Bar, the perfect place to relax after a day exploring the area. The terrace is also connected to the sitting room furnished with comfortable sofas where in winter the fireplace is always lit. The hotel offers a beautiful panoramic infinity-edge pool, with a furnished lounge area where you can enjoy drinks and food. You can also enjoy a spa treatment service in your room.
Hotel Leone offers a refined restaurant featuring an ancient brick vaulted ceiling, a small wine cellar and a water cistern, where you can taste local, Italian and international specialties. A small staircase leads to the original stone cellar where a large collection of white, red, dessert, natural, biodynamic, organic, DOC and DOCG wines and grappas are stored. You can pick them yourself to pair with your meal. Madeline and Tim also offer wine tastings to match the food. You can enjoy the unique experience of English afternoon tea, either on the terrace or in the elegant sitting room, served in art deco ware. The hotel offers a wide selection of classic teas, herbal teas and infusions, along with snacks, sandwiches with jams and cream, cakes and pastries for an unforgettable vacation, marked by excellent service, great food and warm hospitality..