Gubbio is a strange part of Italy. In contrast to the warm, summery beaches it’s surrounded by, Gubbio is instead, angular, sober, and medieval with its imposing Gothic buildings atop a hill. This is an amazingly well-preserved town and you’ll feel like you’re strolling through time as you explore this fascinating town, winding your way through its evocative streets, alleyways and staircases that are the stuff of Italian Gothic fantasy. So where does one stay in this town then? Check out our recommendations below!
Just a short walk away from Piazza Quaranta Martiri, Hotel San Marco is right in the heart of Gubbio and offers free WiFi, despite being a refurbished 14th-century building with large courtyard gardens. San Marco used to be a hospital, so expect only the best hospitality from this hotel, and this will truly be a unique stay with its rooms still possessing wooden ceilings and antique furniture amidst its modern comforts. Inside the garden, guests can catch hillside views, and it’s the very image of peace as you sit here and sip a drink in summer, or soak up the sun on the terrace. Breakfast is served daily, and all the major attractions are easy to get to by walking.
Hotel San Marco
Address: Via Campo di Marte 2 , 06024 Gubbio, Italy (see map)
Price: from 66 USD
Just 5 minutes from Gubbio centre, Hotel Pinolo comes with free Wifi and air-conditioning throughout the hotel. Main attractions Piazza Grande and Palazzo dei Consoli are within walking distance of this grand old property. Fitted with carpeted floors, rooms here will fill you with the feeling of both rustic and modernity, as rooms contain a TV, yet also have exposed wooden beams. Italian breakfast is provided daily in the special breakfast room, while the hotel also provides free parking.
Address: Via Di Porta Romana 102, 06024 Gubbio, Italy (see map)
Price: from 54 USD
Host Frederica presents this beautiful rustic small stone house. Recently renovated, the home stands adjacent to an old late 19th-century house, right in the heart of a farm in the lush greenery of the Eugubino region. The house, though old, comes fully equipped with modern comforts such as a kitchen-living room with a wood-burning oven, while you cook and live in peace and quiet from the surrounding area. Perfect for nature lovers, you can enjoy the beauty of the landscape and immerse yourself fully by taking a stroll. The house is easily reachable by car or public transport, and you can easily get to nearby historical towns rich in art and culture.
Price: from 62 USD
Number of Guests: 4
Villamagna Palazzo boasts a seasonal outdoor pool, barbecue and sun terrace, providing great views of the surrounding hills. It’s easy to get to as well, and provides free private parking. The hotel has free Wifi, TVs in every room and a shared lounge where guests can relax after a day of exploring. The hotel also allows guests to engage in various activities, such as horse riding and cycling, great value for money! Brimming with old school appeal, this stone building is sure to take your heart from the moment you set eyes on it, and you’ll never want to leave.
Address: Loc. Villamagna snc, 06024 Gubbio, Italy (see map)
Price: from 106 USD
Housed in a mediaeval building with a small inner garden close to Piazza Grande, Hotel Gattapone will charm your socks off from the moment you step inside. The rooms are all en suite and free Wifi is available throughout. All the rooms come with a TV, minibar and safe, and feature elegant Italian décor, some of which have exposed wood beams. Traditional meals can be enjoyed at the on site restaurant Officina dei Sapori, and this hotel is sure to fill you with a warm feeling while staying here, always welcoming.
Address: Via Beni, 11, 06024 Gubbio, Italy (see map)
Price: from 102 USD
With free Wifi and parking available onsite, you can come to Agriturismo Villa Finetti for a fuss free holiday. The building itself is a series of refurbished stone houses, and units include a seating area with a flat-screen TV, as well as a full equipped kitchenette that comes with an oven, microwave and refrigerator, not to mention a stovetop and coffee machine. Units are fitted with private bathrooms which either come with a bath or shower, along with a hair dryer. The property also includes a seasonal outdoor pool to splash around in during the summer months, while other sports such as table tennis and bike hire are available too, or for the more adventurous, horse riding.
Aguturismo Villa Finetti
Address: Frazione Santa Maria Maddalena 40, Località Fassia - Ponte D'Assi, 06024 Gubbio, Italy (see map)
Price: from 120 USD
A real gem right in the heart of Gubbio, Casa Don Matteo is located right below the Consoli Palace and boasts a spectacular view of the Church of Don Matteo. It’s only a 2-minute walk to most of the major attractions, shopping street and nice restaurants, and having been just renovated, expect only the most modern of furnishings and a comfortable stay in this intimate but lovely home perfect for families or couples.
Casa Don Matteo
Price: from 45 USD
Number of Guests: 3
A historical building gone wild with refurbishing, step into Barbara’s Medieval Suite in the heart of Gubbio. Literally steps away from Piazza Grande, up to 5 people can stay here with its multiple bedrooms, and a baby crib is even available upon request. The apartment provides a truly unique living experience with its decor and interior design of stone walls, medieval arches, ancient Cotto floor, and brick vault, yet still fully functional with the magical, modern touch of things like heating from the fireplace heater with wood or the electric heater. Located out in the Gubbio countryside, Barbara is more than willing to greet guests upon arrival and always contactable for advice and information on Gubbio.
Price: from 87 USD
Number of Guests: 5
No fear of the Gothic while you’re here; in fact, quite the opposite as so many of these refurbished stone buildings will charm you with their rustic beauty and long history. You’ll be loving every moment of your stay in Gubbio as you wander the city’s ancient winding paths and return home safe and warm to a welcoming and comfortable bed with these recommendations.
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