FAQ - Frequently asked questions

Do you have any questions about your next stay at Hotel Week End in Porto Santo Stefano? Here you will find a list of answers to the most frequently asked questions.

1) How can I get to the Hotel Week End?
You can arrive with your car directly in front of the Hotel, even though we are very central you do not have to cross any ZTL (Limited Traffic Zone). Follow the signs for Monte Argentario / Porto S.Stefano and then for the center. For those arriving by train, the closest station is Orbetello-Monte Argentario, 15 km away. A bus service (Tiemme Spa) connects the railway station with Porto Santo Stefano, get off at the terminus (Post Office) which is 300 meters from the Hotel.

2) Where can I leave my car?
Upon your arrival you can stop in front of the hotel, there is one place reserved for loading and unloading your luggage. Once you have checked in, you will be issued with a town permit that allows: 1 - to park for free and without time limits in a parking lot 100 meters from the Hotel 2 - to park on paid parking lots (blue stripes) at a reduced rate: standard rates of € 1.00 per hour and € 2.00 per day, with differentiations in some areas (for details of the rates, however, always read the appropriate signs in the various parking areas).

3) Do you have a lift?
Hotel Week End does not yet have a lift (yet), all the rooms are located on upper floors and are served by stairs. For next season we plan to let you find an extra star, the lift and some new services available.

4) Can I connect to the internet via Wi-Fi?

Yes, our Wi-Fi connection is free and is available in all common areas and rooms

5) Is it possible to rent scooters or bikes?
Yes, for those who do not want to move around by car or want to enjoy the beauty of our territory we have a small E-bike rental service, actually two city bikes, two mountain bikes and two e-scooters. Otherwise we can suggest some external services of moped or bike rental, with a small surcharge it is also possible to request delivery and collection directly at Hotel Week End.

6) Is there air conditioning?
To date, both in the common areas and in the standard rooms there are no air conditioners, only ceiling fans. Check the descriptions of the features at the time of booking to choose a standard room, one with air conditioning or one with a view and air conditioning.

7) Is there a minibar service in the room?
Rooms at Hotel Week End do not have mini-bar. You can buy water and cold drinks at the reception, and if you bring a cooler bag with you for your excursions, we can keep the synthetic ice packs in our freezer.

8) At what time should I check-in and check-out?
It is possible to check-in from 2.30 pm. On the day of departure, the room must be vacated no later than 10.30 am
Due to the long procedures to sanitize rooms on the day of departure, it is not possible to request early check-in or late check out, not even for a fee

9) Until what time is the Reception open?
our service at the reception is active from 8.00 to 13.00 and from 14.30 to 21.30 Once you check in, you are given a magnetic key for the main door, therefore there are no return time for our guests.

10) Do you have a beach? are there any beaches nearby? do you have an agreement with a Beach Club?

We are not on the seafront and we do not have a private beach. In town there are some small coves with little stones, within walking distance ("il Moletto", "la Caletta" and "il Siluripedio" at 400/600 meters, "la Cantoniera" at 1800 meters). For those who prefer sandy beaches there are "la Giannella" and "la Feniglia", two long sand beaches (both of them have either free beach and Beach Clubs) of 9 and 6 kilometers respectively, 5 and 11 km distance from the town center (where we are) . All the beaches and coves of Argentario are free. For stunning 360° pictures of our beautiful coves, please refer to the splendid page of the Argentario Lifestyle website which can be reached at this link. For those who prefer a beach Club, we have an agreement with  "La Goletta" beach club on "la Giannella", which offers the following services:

a) Sumbrellas and long chairs

b) sailing school for children

c) kayak, SUP and dinghies rental

d) Restaurant - pizzeria - bar with mainly fish menus, pizza for lunch and dinner, take-away

e) Drinks and Cocktails by the sea

f) free shuttle van

11) What does breakfast include? What time is it served?

Breakfast is served at the table every morning, to ensure proper distance between guests we have divided the service into three half-hour rounds from 8.00 to 9.30 in the Breakfast room on the ground floor, please express your preference on previous day. You will find bread and croissants prepared every morning, homemade cakes, butter, assorted jams and honey, milk and cereals, white and fruit yoghurts, orange and pineapple juices, selection of seasonal fruits, all serveded with good espresso coffee or a creamy cappuccino, cereal coffee or our wide selection of teas. Entrance into the room is allowed only wearing a mask and after hand sanitization, we kindly ask you not to sit at the tables in swimsuits, tank tops and barefoot.

12) Can we have lunch or dinner?
No, we are not serving meals since several years, only bed and breakfast. Hotel Week End is located in the center of Porto S. Stefano, so you can enjoy your dinner in one of the numerous restaurants a few steps from the Hotel, we are at your disposal for hints. During the summer we strongly advise you to book your table well in advance.

13) Are you a Gluten Free hotel?
We are not a Gluten Free hotel because we do not have a separate preparation line. For guests who suffer from celiac disease or food intolerances who warn us in advance we can provide bread and baked goods in single-portion packs; but for a better choice or for your convenience we would like to advise you to bring the products you are used to, so you can always feel safe as at home

14) Are you a Family Hotel?

No, we are not a Family Hotel. Children are welcome, but can only be accommodated in the two rooms with an extra bed for children up to 12 years of age. We do not have cots or camping beds.

15) I'm traveling with my 4-legged friend, is he allowed in the hotel?
No, we are not equipped to accommodate animals, not even small ones.

16) How to confirm the room? Do you need a deposit?
It is possible to reserve your room through our website, by phone, email or choose it directly from the quote we have sent you. Depending on the offer chosen, a credit card is required to guarantee the reservation, or a deposit of 30% of the total, or advance payment.

17) How to pay for the rest of my stay?
We accept payments by credit card, debit card, cash (up to the maximum limit allowed by law).

18)Can I modify my dates or cancel the stay?
The deposit is never returned. If the cancellation occurs at least 30 days before, our structure offers a voucher for the amount paid, valid for a future stay of greater or equal duration than the canceled stay. If you want to feel safer, we strongly advise you to insure your deposit or your full payment with Allianz Assicurazioni. For more information see this link >>

The Property is always at your disposal in case you need to change the dates of your stay.Dates can be changed (keeping the same number of days) without incurring in penalties within 30 days prior to arrival (subject to availability) While in the case of late arrivals or early departures, penalties will be charged which include the total cost of staying in bed and breakfast only.

19) Is there any insurance?
Hotel Week End has an agreement with Allianz Assicurazioni at discounted rates that allows you to protect the deposit paid and guarantee complete coverage in the event of cancellation. For more details, click here >> To calculate a quote, click here >>