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Sextantio Albergo Diffuso

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Principe Umberto, 67020 Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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92 reviews 92 reviews
31 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an unique spot. The rooms are scattered around the village. They are very minimal with original decor. Brand new and well done bathrooms but be aware: no door in the bathroom, at least in our room, and very little ventilation. An other little problem would be the lack of insulation from one room to the next, so if... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
45 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm struggling with this review. It can be approached on a number of levels because this is more than simply a hotel in a beautiful part of Italy, it is also a conservation project and an attempt to re-inject finance into the local economy. So I'll start with the hotel first. It's different. As other reviewers has already mentioned don't... More

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed for 3 nights in May and had a lovely time. Beautiful surroundings and landscapes. You will certainly never stay anywhere like this - the crumbling architecture is truly amazing (there's a lot of pretty retro Italian scaffolding.) I loved the peace of quiet of the hotel, but there is literally nothing to do at the... More

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed in the Albergo Diffuso for five nights last year and are returning again this year. We loved the ambience, the wine, the food, the people, everything. If you are looking to 'get away from it all' and almost step back in time to a simpler era, then this unique hotel will give you that experience. I have never... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

After the review in the Sunday Times, and the attractive web site, our hopes were high. In actual fact, the concept of turning deserted village houses into top-rate hotel rooms has paid more emphasis to 'authenticity' than basic comforts you would expect for the price. The room was dark, the furniture within fragile to the point of uselessness. The only... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Santo Stefano is incredibly beautiful and a wonderful place to stay. I would not advise spending much over a weekend there though. The rooms are beautiful but the food is repetitive and unimaginative. There is little to do during the day, we went to l'aquila the main town which had been destroyed in an earthquake and was now empty and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Very atmospheric with candles and the smell of wood smoke everywhere - a lot of effort has been put into making the place appear simple, but under floor heating and Wi-Fi are a nice modern touch- my wife and I loved our room; which is of course in another part of the village to the reception area, and the restaurant... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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105 reviews 105 reviews
32 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

It a complex hotel, has good and bad things, you really fell at the 13th century, the rooms are located in town that it is falling apart since the earthquake. Some things like wi ffi and the heating in the rooms works very well, but the level of light, the beds so extremely hard, with dark bedspreds doesn't give a... More

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Auburn, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This place has pluses and minuses. The location is amazing if you like out of the way and naturally spectacular places. The concept is interesting but flawed. There is too much emphasis on the old (poor lighting in the rooms, lack of showers) but also weird modern touches (the light fixtures and the bathtubs). The worst things are the beds... More

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Naples, Campania, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Stayed for one night, wished it had been longer. Staff was extremely helpful and kind. The room was beautiful and very romantic with a fireplace and candles. Lovely giant bathtub. Bringing our 2 dogs was no problem and no extra charge. The hotels restaurant was disappointing, worse food we have ever had in Italy. The breakfast buffet was excellent, and... More

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Address: Via Principe Umberto, 67020 Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Italy
Location: Italy > Abruzzo > Province of L'Aquila > Santo Stefano di Sessanio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sextantio Albergo Diffuso 4*
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Sextantio Albergo Diffuso Hotel Santo Stefano Di Sessanio
Sextantio Albergo Diffuso Italy/Santo Stefano Di Sessanio, Abruzzo

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Sextantio Albergo Diffuso is distributed Hotel in the "Borgo" of Santo Stefano di Sessanio, project of restoration of houses and tradition. Our clients are member of our community, member of the village, like how life was till the years of the immigration. ... more   less 
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