Hotel Monteconero stands at the top of the Conero promontory at an altitude of 550m and enjoys a magnificent position with a view of the Adriatic and the gentle hills of the Marches. Originally an 12th century Camaldolite abbey, the hotel has retained its external structure, including the Romanesque Church of St. Peter. The peace and quietness, the charm and the modern amenities ensure a relaxing stay in a truly atmospheric ambience where the green of the nature reserve (Conero's Natural Park) blends with the clear sea of Sirolo and of Conero's coast below. Nearby the marvellous beaches of Sirolo, Numana and Portonovo.
The hotel has 50 ensuite bedrooms tastefully furnished to reflect the sobriety of the classical style. Located on three different floors, each room is equipped with free wi-fi, direct phone line, satellite TV, air conditioning, minibar and safe. Rooms are quiet and bright with panoramic view of the hills, of the coast and the sea, or of the private garden. For families and for those who love conforts, elegance and more space, the hotel gives the possibility to choose one of the suites located in the guest wing of the monastery. Guests may also make use of the private garden, the secluded swimming pool surrounded by trees, the tennis court, putting- green, children's play area and private car parking.Inside the private park, the 9 elegant suites represent the sensitive reconstruction of the guest wing of the monastery; formally a villa before it was converted in recent times. Some suites offers an exclusive living area in addition to the bedroom; while, those suites composed of two adjoining double rooms represent an ideal allocation for families.
Hotel Monteconero has named its restaurant after the author and gastronome Teofilo Folengo, better known as Merlin Cocai, who visited St Peter's Abbey in the beginning of 16th century. In the elegant dining room with its marvellous view of the coast and hills, it is possible to enjoy delicious regional dishes and local specialities, accompanied by the best wines of Marche. The dining area also offers an ideal environment for private wedding receptions and banquets, together with the terraced gardens and their panoramic vistas.
The hotel hotel is easy to reach both from Ancona rail station and from the Airport , and it represents an exceptional location for meetings and events. The two meeting rooms are very functional, equipped with wi-fi, modern audio and video. More than 200 people can be allocated. Cocktails and coffee breaks can be served on the marvellous terrace of the American Bar with its panoramic view. Our restaurant offers special menu proposals for light lunches, buffet and special dinners. The hotel rooms provide logistical support for 120 persons.
The wellness centre offers a state-of-the-art circuit equipped with steam bath, atmospheric & bio-thermal showers, exercise platform and sauna with a stupendous panoramic view of the Conero Riviera below. A notable feature is the ‘stanza del sale' (salt room), where one can obtain the benefits of thalasso- therapy. High quality beauty treatments, massage and physiotherapy are also available.
Hotel guests who love outdoor activities will benefit of a swimming pool surrounded by cherry trees, tennis court with synthetic grass, a putting green to learn golf and a private natural park of 15 acres with pines and oak trees ideal for walking or jogging. Other excursion routes ideal for trekking and Nordic walking start from the hotel. These panoramic itineraries show part of the natural reserve (Parco del Conero) and also lead down to the Due Sorelle bay. Just few kilometers far from the hotel, guests can play golf in the Conero Golf Club. The golf field is seventy acres large and characterized by broom, wild strawberry trees, oak trees and other flora typical of the Conero. It has a 18-hole championship course and a 5-hole executive course.