Lungarno Collection is proud to welcome new chef, Donatella Zampoli, who in 1988 was the youngest Italian woman to be awarded a Michelin Star. Chef Zampoli brings nearly two decades of experience to her new post, possessing an impressive mixture of education, superb culinary experience and a matchless vision for providing guests with the finest dining experience in Tuscany. To celebrate the new collaboration, the expansive villa is offering a 15% savings this season on weekly rentals starting from (approximately $15,420), instead of the regular rate at €14,000 (approximately $18,141).
Chef Zampoli is one of the industry's leading culinary consultants, having worked with prestigious companies and key influencers from Frescobaldi, the leading wine producer in Tuscany, to Wolfgang Puck, acting as a consulting executive chef. In addition to heading Villa Le Rose's culinary team and collaborating with other Lungarno properties, Zampoli will also available for cooking classes, teaching guests to create delicious and traditional Italian dishes.
Beautiful Villa Le Rose (formerly a private residence for the Medici family) is part of the Lungarno Collection, owned by the Ferragamo family, and offers the perfect balance for guests who enjoy their privacy and the tranquil countryside as well as the freedom to enjoy all that the city of Florence has to offer. Villa Le Rose is one of the most exclusive villa hideaway experiences in Tuscany and directly reflects the Ferragamo family's long-standing dedication to hospitality and family, communicated throughout their hotels, retreats, and villas. Guests at Villa Le Rose may take full advantage of all Lungarno Collection services in nearby Florence, including the delicious award-winning Borgo San Jacopo restaurant at Hotel Lungarno, The Fusion Bar & Restaurant at Gallery Hotel Art, and the White Iris Beauty Spa by Daniela Steiner at Hotel Continentale. In addition, the concierge can arrange curated tours and custom itineraries to experience the best of Tuscany.
The two-story villa boasts seven en suite bedrooms, an abundance of living spaces, a private garden, swimming pool, library, games room, and breath-taking views of the Tuscan countryside. In the impressive architectural style of the Italian Renaissance, Villa Le Rose is decorated with period furnishings and luxe decorations throughout.
Guests will be catered to with a private chef and waiter to prepare three meals daily, butler and housekeeper on staff, conveniences including air-conditioning, wireless Internet, laundry facilities, luggage assistance upon check-in and check-out, and more. For additional fees, Villa Le Rose can stock groceries, provide transportation and tours, among others.
For more information or weekly reservations at Villa Le Rose, please contact 011.39. 055.2726.4000 or visit www.lungarnohotels.com.
About Lungarno Collection
Lungarno Collection is a boutique Italian hospitality company offering a diverse portfolio of luxury and design hotels, villas, and retreats owned by the Ferragamo family. Each property has its own personality, drawing inspiration from its location, many of which are dotted along the Arno River in Florence, Tuscan country and seaside and fashionable Rome. Leonardo Ferragamo, son of Salvatore Ferragamo and President of Lungarno Collection, creates highly personal experiences highlighted by elegance, striking design and attentive service. Lungarno Collection is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) and includes:
• Hotel Lungarno with Borgo San Jacopo Ristorante, Florence
• Hotel Continentale with Bar & Sky Lounge Continentale, Florence
• GALLERY Hotel Art, with The Fusion Bar & Restaurant, Florence
• Lungarno Suites, Florence
• Lungarno Apartments, Florence
• Villa Le Rose, Tuscany
• Lungarno Details Store, Florence
• Portrait Suites, Rome
• Scarlino Yacht Club & Residence, Marina di Scarlino, Maremma
• Swan Sailing Yachts, (Maremma and Caribbean Sea)