From Villa to country Hotel

“it’s sheer perfection”
Lee Marshall, The Telegraph

Villa Bordoni is a ‘Patrician Villa’ – the former country residence of the Bordonis, a family of wealthy merchants from the city of Florence.

The villa was acquired by David and Catherine Gardner in 2002, and lovingly restored over a period of more than 3 years to create a A beautiful country hotel and restaurant in this historic villa, overlooking the valley of Greve and commanding exceptional views of the Chianti landscape.

Rooms & Suites

Old and new unite to form a perfect symbiosis...

Each room is unique in style and decoration, fruit of a loving restoration, with maniacal attention to detail.

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Food & Wine

"Villa Bordoni is the real deal. The food is ingredient-driven, simple and beautifully executed, all presented in a gorgeous, welcoming setting. What else can you ask for?" ANTONIO GALLONI, VINOUS

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Cooking School

Our Chianti Cooking School offers cooking classes in different forms, and with content spanning from traditional and rustic to contemporary and sophisticated, fruit of our long experience in Tuscan and Italian cuisine through our restaurants in Chianti and in Florence, and more recently in Montefioralle, with our trattoria-style restaurant Il Guerrino.
Our in-house cooking classes in Greve in Chianti take our guests through a unique hands-on experience in our custom-made kitchens, led by one of our chefs, where they prepare a complete, “fine dining” meal, covering the four courses typical of an Italian tasting menu - antipasto, primo, secondo and dessert, with an extra eye to making fresh focaccia and breads.

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Tuscany & the Chianti Classico

"When mother Nature was handing out charm, she really piled the goodies up high when it came to this [...] patch of Italy."
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Hotels
Villa Bordoni is open from March to November, living through Spring, Summer and Autumn - three seasons that offer the very best of this beautiful Italian region, sometimes in different and unique ways...

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Our History

Villa Bordoni was the former country residence of the Bordonis, a family of wealthy merchants from the city of Florence. Its origins date back to the XIth century, when all that stood there was a stone keep attached to a dungeon...

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Via San Cresci 31/32, Loc. Mezzuola
I-50022 Greve in Chianti (FI)

Tel +39 055 8546230


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