Located in the beautiful Baroque town of Lecce, in the Puglia region of Italy, Palazzo Maresgallo is a 16th century palace in the heart of the historic city center.
One of the highlights of Southern Italy, Lecce is filled with palaces and churches covered in typical Baroque style carvings. The town has existed since the Roman times and there are notable Roman monuments in the town center. Ideally situated close to the Duomo, all the typical shops of leccesi products, shopping streets, bar and restaurants are all within steps of Palazzo Maresgallo.
The property has 12 beautiful and unique suites situated on 3 floors. The ground floor has 4 prestigious suites along with a spacious floral courtyard, a large hall with typical Salento stellar vaults frescoed by the famed artist Roberto Ruspoli. A hidden garden with a swimming pool creates a peaceful haven embellished by local plants and trees.
The first, or noble, floor (piano nobile) has a sequence of reading and sitting rooms lined with artworks and eclectic creations by local and international artisans which provide an elegant and restful atmosphere. One suite with a private terrace as well as a large 100m2 apartment with a garden view and private terrace are located on this floor.
The uppermost floor offers 6 unique suites with a large rooftop and beautiful views of the gardens and the city’s rooftops. The property has an elevator.
The hotel is perfectly positioned for exploration of this authentic and rewarding area of Italy. The Valle d’Itria, home of the white city of Ostuni and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Alberobello with its trulli houses, make for a wonderful day trip. Easy to combine with those experiences are other, smaller picturesque towns, easy access to the beaches of the Adriatic and Ionian seas, gently rolling countryside, thousand year-old olive trees, wineries and regional restaurants offering the freshest offerings of this “foodie” region.
Palazzo Maregallo offers is a story of love, culture, art and architecture inside its tall doors with the opportunity to explore the best attributes of this wonderful region just steps outside of them.
Bari Airport 1.75 hours
Brindisi Airport 30 minutes
Lecce railway station 10 minutes by walking
Alberobello 1.2 hours
Gallipoli 32 minutes
Martina Franca 1.2 hours
Otranto 35 minutes
Ostuni 55 minutes
Santa Maria di Leuca 1 hour
Deluxe – 2
Superior – 4
Junior Suite – 2
Suite – 3 (can be also booked as an apartment)
Suite Executive (can also be booked as an apartment)
Total – 12
Via Gugliemo Paladini, 10
73100 Lecce, Italy
+39 371 424 53 99
Palazzo Maresgallo *****