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Palazzo Daniele

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This Italian gem in Puglia marries historical architecture with modern elegance, offering a deep dive into the country's rich past while being a stone's throw from scenic landscapes. It's a blend of architectural grandeur and serene coastal charm, embodying the essence of Italian heritage in a picturesque village setting.

Location

Puglia, Italy
Style & Atmosphere
Whispering tales of history while shouting modern sophistication.

Designer

Domenico Malinconico

Restaurants
1 Kitchen
Family Friendly
Family Friendly
Property Type
Adult's Only
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Check in: 2pm - Check Out: 12am

Setting
Charming heritage, coastal allure.
Theme
Gastronomy Hotels, Countryside, Art & Culture, History

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9 Suites

Pet Friendly

Hotel Closed

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Art filled suites, Prime location, Intimate ambiance in a historic setting

This Italian gem in Puglia marries historical architecture with modern elegance, offering a deep dive into the country's rich past while being a stone's throw from scenic landscapes. It's a blend of architectural grandeur and serene coastal charm, embodying the essence of Italian heritage in a picturesque village setting.

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A Masterpiece of Design and Architecture: Reimagining Palazzo Daniele

Nestled in the serene village of Gagliano del Capo, Palazzo Daniele stands as a testament to the beauty of minimalist design gracefully intertwined with the rich tapestry of historical grandeur. This architectural marvel, reenvisioned by the discerning eyes of Francesco Petrucci and Gabriele Salini, serves as a bridge between the ancient and the contemporary. Within its storied walls, modern art installations by renowned artists such as Luigi Presicce, Nicolas Party, and others, merge with the palazzo's meticulously restored frescoes. These art pieces not only enhance the aesthetic appeal of the interiors but also inject a vibrant soul into the space, making every corner a narrative of creativity grounded in historical reverence. The design ethos of Palazzo Daniele is a reflection of a broader vision: to create a living space where every element, from the stark beauty of minimalist furniture to the ancient allure of its architectural details, coexists in perfect harmony.

A Storied Past: The Renaissance of Palazzo Daniele

The legacy of Palazzo Daniele is deeply interwoven with the fabric of Italian history. Built in the pivotal year of 1861, amidst the unification of Italy, the palazzo has been a silent witness to the evolution of a nation. The transformation of this grand residence into a modern-day sanctuary of art and design is the culmination of a profound friendship between Petrucci and Salini. Their collaborative vision led to a renovation that was both respectful of the palazzo's storied past and ambitious in its contemporary aspirations. The renovation process was akin to an archaeological dig, carefully uncovering layers of history to reveal the original splendor of the palazzo. This delicate balance between preservation and innovation has bestowed Palazzo Daniele with a unique character, where the echoes of the past blend seamlessly with the whispers of the present.

The detailed restoration work breathed new life into the frescoes, mosaics, and architectural nuances that define the palazzo, ensuring that every corner tells a story. This journey of revival was not just about restoring physical structures but also about reinvigorating the soul of the place. By inviting contemporary artists to contribute, Petrucci and Salini infused the space with a dynamic energy, creating a living museum that dialogues with its history. The result is a testament to their vision, a space where history is not just preserved but is actively part of the conversation, inviting guests to become part of Palazzo Daniele's ongoing narrative.

Culinary Delights: A Taste of Puglia's Richness

At the heart of Palazzo Daniele's allure is its culinary philosophy, which is deeply rooted in the bountiful offerings of Puglia. The open kitchen, under the guidance of Chef Donata, becomes a stage for the rich gastronomic traditions of the region. Here, guests are invited to experience the authentic flavors of Puglia, with dishes prepared from the freshest local ingredients. From the earthy taste of handmade orecchiette to the vibrant hues of ceramics crafted by local artisans, dining at Palazzo Daniele is a celebration of regional heritage. This commitment to showcasing local craftsmanship extends beyond the plate, offering guests a tangible connection to the cultural fabric of Puglia. The intimate dining experience is a journey through the flavors, traditions, and artisanal excellence of the region, all within the historic walls of the palazzo.

Exploring the Enchanting Surrounds: Immersion in Apulian Beauty

Palazzo Daniele's location in Salento, the heart of Puglia, offers guests an unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural and cultural beauty of southern Italy. The property serves as a gateway to exploring the diverse landscapes of the region, from the rugged cliffs of the Adriatic coast to the serene beauty of sandy Ionian beaches. Beyond the natural wonders, the surrounding villages and towns offer a glimpse into the soul of Puglia, with their rich history, baroque architecture, and vibrant local life. Guests are encouraged to venture beyond the palazzo to discover hidden gems, whether it's exploring ancient olive groves, diving into the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean, or wandering through historic streets. The experiences curated by Palazzo Daniele are designed to create a deep connection with the essence of Puglia, offering a blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural enrichment.

Sanctuaries of Solitude: The Enchanting Suites of Palazzo Daniele

The suites of Palazzo Daniele are more than just rooms; they are sanctuaries of solitude and creativity, each telling its own unique story through minimalist design and historical elements. From the Royal Junior Suite, with its ancient bath-like bathroom and modern rain shower that cascades from a six-meter-high ceiling, to the Suite Apartment housed in the private wing, each space is meticulously curated to offer a blend of comfort, art, and history. The suites feature original 19th-century frescoed ceilings and mosaic floors, complemented by contemporary art and minimalistic furniture, creating an ambiance that is both awe-inspiring and intimately personal. The use of light and space is masterfully executed to highlight the architectural beauty and artistic heritage of the palazzo, making each stay an unforgettable journey through time and creativity.

A New Era of Hospitality: Visionary Service and Sustainable Luxury


The ethos of hospitality at Palazzo Daniele transcends the traditional boundaries of luxury accommodations. Guided by Salini's innovative vision, the palazzo offers an experience that marries the personal journey of each guest with a commitment to sustainability and local engagement. The approach to service is characterized by a relaxed elegance, inviting guests to feel at ease in a setting that is both grandiose and intimate. This philosophy extends to the environmental practices of the palazzo, from the use of locally sourced ingredients to the promotion of sustainable tourism activities. Palazzo Daniele not only stands as a testament to the beauty of Italian art and design but also as a model for the future of hospitality, where luxury is defined by the richness of experiences and the depth of connections made.

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Airport Access:
Brindisi Airport serves as the nearest gateway, located a scenic 90-minute drive away. For seamless arrivals and departures, the hotel offers private transfers at €180 each way.

Car Travel: Embrace the freedom of exploration with a rental car, perfect for jaunts to the alluring coastline or the architecturally rich city of Lecce. While onsite parking isn't available, convenient street parking can be found nearby.

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Torretta

Torretta

Spanning 32sq m across two levels, this duplex resides in the quaint tower, boasting direct entry to the enchanting courtyard and gardens. The lower level presents a cozy living space adorned with Tripoline chairs, a Vitra butterfly stool, captivating photographic prints, a Bri Williams sculpture, and an extensive array of classic Italian literature from the 1930s. Ascend the red marble staircase to discover the upper-level bedroom, furnished with a queen-size bed and accompanied by an ensuite bathroom. Ideal for two guests, this duplex is equipped with complimentary WiFi, Grown Alchemist bath products, and a Marshall Bluetooth speaker for a stay enveloped in comfort and style.

Junior Suite

Junior Suite

Every one of these 30sq m suites offers a distinctive ambiance, where the grandeur of historical elements and the simplicity of modern design converge. The elegance of frescoed ceilings and the charm of tiled floors are complemented by an array of contemporary art from both Italy and international artists, offering a visual feast that bridges the past with the present. Large windows frame views of the lush courtyard, while each suite features a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom equipped with a luxurious walk-in rainfall shower. Amenities include complimentary WiFi, a Marshall Bluetooth speaker, free bottled water, and Grown Alchemist bath products, ensuring a stay that's as comfortable as it is aesthetically pleasing.

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Royal Junior Suite

This 45sq m suite boasts frescoed ceilings, mosaic flooring, and a standout bathroom with a 6-metre-high arched ceiling featuring an artist-designed rainfall shower. It offers a king-size bed, minimalist decor, and a view of the courtyard. Includes WiFi, Marshall Bluetooth speaker, bottled water, and Grown Alchemist products.

Suite

Spanning 40sq m, each of the five suites within this category is a sanctuary of historical charm, understated elegance, and curated art from the owners' remarkable collections. Towering, fresco-adorned ceilings and king-size beds dominate these spaces, with expansive windows offering vistas of Gagliano del Capo's bustling central square or the hotel's serene, dark-hued swimming pool. The suites are complemented by generously sized ensuite bathrooms featuring spacious walk-in showers. Modern conveniences such as complimentary WiFi, a Marshall Bluetooth speaker, complimentary bottled water, and Grown Alchemist bath products enhance the experience. Upon request, suites can be arranged to include an additional bed.

Black Suite

Perched atop the Palazzo, accessible via a stone staircase, the 85sq m Black Suite is a minimalist haven within a dramatic black cube. It features a vast terrace overlooking the courtyard, a spacious living area with a Driade sofa, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The bedroom boasts a double bed and a linen-draped wardrobe, while the bathroom offers a walk-in shower and a standalone basin, complemented by Grown Alchemist amenities. Also included are Marshall Bluetooth speakers, Society linens, and complimentary WiFi, blending modern luxury with artistic elegance.

Master Suite

Spanning approximately 125sq m, each of the two Master Suites offers a generously sized living area, two bedrooms with king-size beds, and dual ensuite bathrooms featuring freestanding tubs and walk-in rainfall showers. Here, the elegance of frescoed ceilings and historical richness meets the simplicity of minimalist furnishings and select contemporary artworks from the owners' notable collections. Overlooking the town square through expansive windows, these suites also include complimentary WiFi, a Marshall Bluetooth speaker, bottled water, and Grown Alchemist bath products. An additional bed can be accommodated upon request to welcome a fifth guest.

Suite Apartment

This expansive 200sq m apartment spans an entire wing of the palazzo, featuring a separate entrance for privacy. It houses a large living room with a vaulted ceiling and original mosaic flooring, a dining area, and a fully-equipped kitchen. There are three spacious bedrooms, two with king-size and one with a queen-size bed, each with an ensuite bathroom boasting freestanding bathtubs and walk-in showers. Art from the owners' collections decorates the space, with views over the courtyard and town square. Amenities include WiFi, Marshall Bluetooth speakers, bottled water, and Grown Alchemist products. Additional beds available on request.

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Airport Access:
Brindisi Airport serves as the nearest gateway, located a scenic 90-minute drive away. For seamless arrivals and departures, the hotel offers private transfers at €180 each way.

Car Travel: Embrace the freedom of exploration with a rental car, perfect for jaunts to the alluring coastline or the architecturally rich city of Lecce. While onsite parking isn't available, convenient street parking can be found nearby.

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