1. How many apartments
are there at La Fonte?
There are four apartments at La Fonte and a maximum of 14 guests
staying on the property at any one time.
2. Can guests use
the garden and facilities?
The garden is large and guests can use it at all times. There
is a barbeque for guests use.
3. Do I need to bring
linen, utensils etc for the self catering apartment?
All apartments are equipped with their own kitchens and utensils.
Bed linen and towels are provided , included in the price of the
apartment and changed one a week.
4. What time can
I move into the apartment on the day of arrival?
Guests are asked not to arrive before 17.00 ( 5 p.m.) on the day
of arrival and to depart no later than 10.00 (a.m.) on the day
5. Do I need to bring
my own swimming towels?
Guests are asked to bring their own swimming towels.
6. Is there parking
There is ample private, free parking for guests on the property.
7. How big is the
The swimming pool at La Fonte is 12 metres by 6 metres The shallow
end is 1 metre deep and the deep end is 2 metres deep.The pool
is for the use of guests staying at La Fonte only.
8. What electric
voltage can I use?
Electric voltage is 220 v
9. Do you have a
cot for babies to use?
A baby cot is available on request.
10. Can I have the
apartment cleaned during my stay at La Fonte?
If guests want a mid week cleaning service, this can be arranged.
11. Can I do laundry
at La Fonte?
A laundry service is available for guests on request.
12. Are there telephones
in the apartments?
There are no telephones in the apartments and no public phone.
Guests are asked to use their cell phones. Wi-fi is available
free of charge.
13. Is there satellite
TV in the apartments?
There is satellite TV in each apartment.
14. Is there air
There is no air conditioning in the apartments, the walls are
very thick and provide good insulation.
Location and Services:
15. Where is La Fonte
on a map?
La Fonte is situated in the countryside. La Fonte is 8 km from
San Gimignano. The nearest town is Certaldo – 4 km from La Fonte.
16. Where are the
nearest shops to La Fonte?
In Certaldo there is very good local shopping – supermarket, banks,
many restaurants, and car rental service.
17. What public transport
There is no public bus service which passes La Fonte. There is
a railway station in Certaldo for easy access to Florence,Siena
etc. There is a public bus service at Certaldo to all local and
non local destinations. A taxi service is available from Certaldo
and San Gimignano.
18. Can I hire bicycles
Bicycles, motorbikes and cars can be hired in San Gimignano.
19. Are there restaurants
near La Fonte?
There are numerous restaurants, cafès, pizzerias etc near La Fonte
to suit all budgets.
20. Can I play golf,
tennis or go riding?
There is a small golf course in Certaldo, a very big course at
Castelfalfi ( 20 km from La Fonte) and tennis courts in Certaldo.
Horse riding is available in Certaldo, San Gimignano and Fiano.
Booking, Payment and Cancellation:
21. How do I pay for
my stay at La Fonte?
Guests can pay by credit card ( not AMEX), paypal, or cash on
22. What is the booking
cancellation policy at La Fonte?
A non refundable booking deposit of 30% of the total booking is
requested. The balance of the payment is due 30 days before guests’
No booking money is refunded if guests cancel their reservation
30 days before arrival.