Bandini Siena Apartment is located in the center of the historical city and an easy walk to Piazza del Campo…..
….. within a UNESCO World Heritage site, this luxury penthouse is located in a building once used by a noble Siena family and only only 300 meters from Piazza Del Campo. The building is completely renovated and features a full-sized elevator.
- 3 bedrooms ( w/ king size beds) + 1 bunk bed
- 2 Showered baths
- Fully equipped chef’s style kitchen
- Air Conditioning
- Temperature Controlled Floors
- LCD TV (w/ sat-cable channels + NETFLIX)
- Wi-Fi Internet access
- Welcome Food Basket
2 bedrooms w/ king beds on main floor
Small room on main floor w/ bunk bed
1 bedroom in loft w/ king size bed
Sleeps total of 8 persons
Open floor format, comfortable living room w/ dining table, SAT-TV system and Chef’s style kitchen.
Included with rent
– Electricity and A/C; water and final cleaning
– Siena City Taxes
– Wi-Fi internet connection
Not included with rent
– Cleaning service: €15 per hour
– Linen change: €50 per change
– Air Conditioning
– Temperature Controlled Floors
– Wi-Fi Internet Connection
– Washing Machine
– Free toiletries
– Welcome basket with typical Tuscan foods
– Elevator acessable
– Bath Towels and Linens
– Chef’s Style Kitchen
Terms & Conditions
Our Palio Special Event Apartment Packages (“Package”) are NOT an Escorted Group Tour. The Package is a combination of services and products designed for independent travelers that wish to enjoy the freedom of an un-escorted trip with the convenience and value of a package price. The Package does not include transportation, transfers, tour escort (other than on guided Siena City Tour), or any services not explicitly listed on the invoice provided to you for your reservation. If you wish to have such additional services, please let us know as they can be added. The support for the program comes from our own on-site personnel and other professionals who we know personally and have worked with for many years.
Payments: Full payment is required for reservations made in the same calendar year as the Palio you wish to attend. For the Apartment Package reservations made in the year prior to the Palio you wish to attend (i.e you wish to attend the July Palio of 2021 and reservation is made in November of 2020), a 50% deposit is required (“Deposit Reservations”). Payments can be made by direct credit card (VISA, M/C, AMEX) or by Euro Bank Transfer or for U.S. customers via the ZELLE bank transfer system. Any necessary Balance Payments will be due February 1st (July Palio) or March 1st (August Palio) or other dates as specified for your reservation. For Deposit Reservations made with an initial direct credit card deposit payment, the Balance Payment will automatically be charged to the credit card provided, unless the reservation is otherwise cancelled or notice is given to use an alternate form of payment. If the credit card on file is not found to be valid at the time of the Balance Payment, the reservation is subject to cancellation according to the terms found below (Customer Cancellations). Prices for unpaid balances on Deposit Reservations are subject to change.
Credit Card payments are processed in USD currency and processed using a financial exchange rate based on market exchange rates at the time of the payment. American Express, VISA, MasterCard and DiscoverCard are accepted for reservation payments
Ticket Delivery: Actual Palio Tickets for the race will be given to you in Siena; either at your apartment in Siena or a determined meeting point. Once your reservation is fully paid, a detailed ticket information package will be emailed to you, listing all the necessary Siena contact information, ticket vouchers, plus (if determined) the pick up location. Our tour director and other company personnel are in Siena for each race. We do not mail Palio tickets for several logistical reasons. Only one set of tickets is printed in the weeks prior to the race dates. Actual tickets are claimed in Siena for the respective races (July 2 or August 16th) to avoid any problems (i.e. lost in the regular mail; forgotten at home).
IF YOU DECIDE TO CANCEL, YOU MUST NOTIFY THE COMPANY IN WRITING OF YOUR INTENT TO CANCEL.
Customer Cancellations: if you are not able to attend the Palio and wish to cancel your reservation and your notice to cancel is received prior to March 1st (in the year you will attend) and if another buyer can be found for the Property Rental, the Services or Tickets (the Package) by either party, then the Company can provide for a refund for the resale price of the Package (or any part thereof), net of any transaction costs so incurred, including but not limited to credit card service charges, reservation transfer fees and or commissions.
Refunds: Deposits and or Payments for Villa Rentals and or Siena Apartment accommodations (net of Costs of Tickets) are non-refundable unless the accommodations can be resold to another customer. After March 1st, Palio Tickets (as part of a Villa/Ticket package) must be resold to provide for any refunds.
COVID Travel Restrictions: If you are unable to travel due to COVID restrictions placed on your country of departure or if restrictions exist in Italy for incoming visitors, then your reservation (and any payments) will be transferred to the Palio in the following year. If you are not able to attend the race the following year, then we can resell the package (property rental accommodations and or tickets) in order to provide for a refund (net of any transaction costs so incurred, including but not limited to credit card service charges, reservation transfer fees and or commissions).
Event Cancellations: In the case of rain, the Palio race will be rescheduled to run on the following day. Your tickets are valid for the rescheduled race. If the July 2 or August 16 race is rescheduled to a date in the same year, your tickets are valid for the rescheduled race. There are no refunds if you are not able to attend the rescheduled race. If the race is cancelled and not rescheduled, then your tickets are valid for the race in the following year. If you are not able to attend the race the following year, then we can resell the tickets in order to provide for a refund (net of any transaction costs so incurred, including but not limited to credit card service charges, reservation transfer fees and or commissions). Your Property Rental will be extended or transferred to any reschedule date. If the property rental reservation cannot be extended to the new date or is not available for the new date, then alternatives will be provided. If the alternative is not available, then a refund for the cost of the property rental will be provided. Cancellations of any trial race, or the Contrada Dinner or City Tour due to weather conditions are not refundable. The Company reserves the right to cancel the Wine Tour option at any time if sufficient reservations are not received or for other unforeseen reasons that impair the success or enjoyment of either activity as part of any Palio Package. If our Wine Tour is cancelled, all related deposits and or payments for the Wine Tour will be returned in full. No refunds are made for unused portions of any reservation, including but not limited to missed meals, missed guided tours, Tickets (includes airline tickets), or non-use of hotel room or property rental.
Passports & Visas: All customers must posses a valid passport and/or any visas or special travel documents that can be used a proof of citizenship. The Company accepts no liability for clients improperly documented. For holders of U.S. passport: the passport must be valid for at least six months beyond your planned date of departure. ie. if you leave the U.S. on August 10, 2021 then the expiration date would need to be February 10, 2022 (or after).
Travel Insurance Protection: To cover costs associated with your reservation, the Company encourages you to consider purchasing a travel insurance policy. The Company does not supply or support any one company in this regard but can make suggestions as to the companies that provide this service – see these options are found in a link at the bottom of this webpage “Insurance”.
General Conditions & Disclaimers: Confirmation and payment of any reservation constitutes acceptance of the financial agreements between the Company and the Customer and the provisions of this agreement are in effect. The Company is acting as a tour operator responsible for arranging reservations for the services as outlined in the website paliotours.com. All suppliers providing transportation, guided tours, and lodging for the Company have no legal affiliation, nor are they employees of the Company. The Company assumes no responsibility or liability for any claims, damages, expenses or other financial loss, whether to person or property, arising from, but not limited to, injury, accident, death, delay, alteration or inconvenience, by whatever cause, including airline scheduling, default, strike, terrorism, war, hostility, civil disturbance, quarantine, pandemic or resulting directly or indirectly from any other acts of nature. Under no circumstances is the Company to be construed as a Common Carrier under contract for safe carriage of the passenger or his/her baggage and personal belongings.
Atlantic Ventures USA, Inc. (the Company) is registered as a Seller of Travel in the states of Florida, Registration No. ST-33263, doing business as Palio Tours (paliotours.com). The Company is not liable in respect to personal injury, loss or damage of personal property or loss of life, while engaged in the tours or other services provided herein. The Company is not responsible for third party cancellations for any reason due to unforeseen circumstances (such as war or terrorism) and or other international events beyond its control. It is recommended that clients arrange travel insurances for medical, personal, property, or cancellation.
Prices & Package Options
Palio Package Price:
8 persons @ Euro 1.990,00 per person
6 persons @ Euro 2.260,00 per person
The package price includes reserved seats in the Grandstands; other ticket options and ticket upgrades can be selected on the Reservation Page.
Palio Package Dates: 5 nights; July Palio (June 28 – July 3); August Palio (August 12 – 17) your travel dates may differ (or you may wish to stay less nights), but cost of the package is the same.
Palio Package Includes: Apartment + Palio Tickets (w/ Grandstand Seats; upgrades available) + Trial Race Tickets + Contrada Dinner + City Tour + Horse Blessing + Historical Parade + On-Site Support
Check-in: 15.00 (3pm) – 18:00 (6pm) / Check-out: 10.00 (10am)
The Bandini Siena Apartment DOES NOT overlook the Campo – but the apartment can be rented for overnight and then combined with individual Palio Tickets to view the Campo where Siena’s Palio horse race takes place (July 2 or August 16).
– Security deposit: € 500 to be paid locally in cash