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Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours

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Address: Via Madonna dei Monti, 35, 00135 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +393935469303
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Description: Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours provides private, custom designed...
Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours provides private, custom designed tours throughout Italy: *Unparalleled customer service from start to finish*Art & history tours*Food & wine tours, tasting tours, market tours*Cooking Classes with home and professional chefs all over Italy (featured in the NY Times) *Food Workshops*Art classes such as mosaic, fresco, drawing or painting lessons, artisan tours*Walking Tours*Chauffeured tours and transfers *Experiences with art experts, archeologists and historians to sommeliers and chefs. *Hotel, restaurant, and train reservations We specialize in the best hidden gems of Italy~ Let us open up the Secret Door to Italy for you!
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Great introduction to Rome

We recently spent two days in Rome, including two 4-hour tours arranged through Italy Hotline. After some advanced planning with a very helpful and patient Sienna, we were in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We recently spent two days in Rome, including two 4-hour tours arranged through Italy Hotline. After some advanced planning with a very helpful and patient Sienna, we were in their hands pretty much from the moment we stepped off the plane. Yes, there was a glitch connecting with our driver from the airport, but it was quickly ironed out, and... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review, Mark. Grazia is one of the jewels in our crown! And your itinerary was one of the last planned by Sienna, who is the previous owner and creator of this wonderful site Antonio and I acquired in April. We are thrilled to be continuing her work and to be able to share the same... More 

Sunrise, Florida
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124 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I was very excited at first to work with Elisabeth of this Company in pre planning my trip to Italy, we were making great progress in my itinerary until I asked her to clarify her constant reminders about fluctuations in booking rates at time of booking. It is quite understandable that rates can nominally change but I just wanted to... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the chance to clarify. Our decision was not based on any refusal to answer any particular question; in fact, my warnings were specifically in reference to special 'super economy' offers on train tickets which can vary wildly from day to day. Clients who have specified, as this potential client did, that an economical budget is one of... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Four hour tour of Naples Archeological Museum with Ricardo. Logistics were perfect, our guide spoke fine english, was passionate and well versed on the subjects, used multimedia he brought with him; friendly, approachable and welcomed questions. One of our best guiding experiences. We were there with our teenage daughter and his tone and treatment of the subjects in the "secret... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

This is a splendid review, but in the interest of full disclosure, we need to report that this client did not do this tour with us. We hope it will be registered in its rightful place, as the company and guide deserve to enjoy such accolades. Antonio and Elisabeth IHLCGT More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I arranged this tour with Elisabeth. The tour was amazing. Mark was our tour guide. He picked us up at 10:15 and brought us back at 6:45. We toured the Chianti countryside, did a wine tasting, visited two famous butchers and visited some amazing villages. Mark had in depth historical knowledge and a great personality. Elisabeth did a fabulous job... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

Thank you, Francine, for your glowing review. It was a pleasure to work with you on this unique tour from Siena. We are happy to know that Marco made the difference in a spectacular day. Antonio and Elisabeth More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had a fabulous visit of Torcello, Burano, Mazzorbo and Murano Islands outside Venice with a great guide in David Lown. We were supposed to take our tour in the beggining of our trip but because of an impending Vaporetto strike, which I Elisabeth had pre warned us about, we were able to reschedule on the back end of our... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

We're so happy we were able to reschedule your tour of the islands in time, Charlie! Nothing can ruin an Italian adventure more than a public transport strike, esp in Venice. Our thanks also go out to our guide extraordinaire, David, who is always on his toes! Antonio and Elisabeth More 

Pompano Beach, Florida
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Our tour organizers were extremely helpful, they couldn't do enough.. All of our drivers were great and guides were exceptional. We had a limited time in Italy 5 days. Our trips to Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast and the highlights of Rome were great. Could not ask for better guides. The pride and passion they have for their work is... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We were in Rome for business, and were not sure if we would have time for a side trip, but really wanted to check out the Amalfi Coast as a taste for a longer future trip. When we realized that we would have a full day free, we contacted Italy Hotline--to make arrangements for the next day! They asked us... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Marcel at Italy Hotline has done a fantastic job for all transfers and side tours within Italy. They are quick in responding and excellent service!

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Innsbruck, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ally is just the best! I wanted to propose to my girlfriend - now happily engaged fiancée - in a fun and original way, though personal and romantic... I wrote a song and Ally helped me up setting up all the conditions for delivering it. Right from the first email I could feel that she was experienced and that not... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Ally worked with us throughout our week in Italy. Her communication was flawless--all details were communicated and documented well in advance and her recommendations for activities booked thru (and not thru) Italy Hotline were all on point. Our tour guide in Venice--David--was absolutely incredible. Highest marks for him, Ally, and Italy Hotline! B&N

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Address: Via Madonna dei Monti, 35, 00135 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +393935469303
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti

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