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Villa Magnolia

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Contrada Argentieri Sn, 72012 Carovigno, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Villa Magnolia was everything I hoped for and more. Ron and Lesley are such lovely hosts they have thought of everything to make your stay special. The room was great with a stunning bathroom. Lesley's cooking is wonderful the first night Lesley prepared the most amazing meal and to finish off homemade mandarincello and strawberry creamcello all I can say... More 

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Oostburg, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Our October trip to Italy included my husband and myself and our adult son, so we stayed in two of the marvelous rooms at Villa Magnolia. Not only were these rooms nicely appointed, they had the best bathrooms in Italy! What Ron and Lesley have done with this property in the relatively short time they've owned it defies the imagination... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

What more can I say My friend and I have just returned from staying at the eco friendly Villa Magnolia. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left, everything was just perfect. The weather was glorious, and the location ideal for touring Puglia. Lesley and Ron were warm and welcoming hosts and nothing was too much trouble. Thanks... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We spent one week with Lesley and Ron at the Villa Magnolia and were lucky enough to have the place virtually to ourselves so were able to select the best room (difficult because they are all equally nice!). This was our first time in Puglia and, although we enjoyed visiting Ostuni, Carovigno, Lecce and many other beautiful 'centri storici', we... More 

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york
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

From the moment we arrived (late at night in a thunderstorm!) Lesley and Ron made us feel so welcome and at home that our week at Villa Magnolia was extremely enjoyable and relaxing. Attentive hosts, they were always happy to help, advise or just chat but never intruded. The cleverly renovated villa is superb and an ideal base for exploring... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Villa is everything that has already been said and more. We received a warm reception from our hosts Ron and Lesley, they certainly welcome you, you arrive as strangers and leave as friends. The weather wasn't very good last week and I know Ron and Lesley felt responsible!! But they certainly did their best to recommend things to do... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Villa is stunning, the gardens and the pool beautiful and Leslie and Ron themselves are consummate hosts. We had an idyllic 4 nights in the villa and only wish we could have stayed longer. A particular highlight was the pizza evening which was hilarious and delicious in equal measures. Cannot recommend Villa Magnolia highly enough. Trulli (excuse the pun)... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We are still enjoying our stay and halfway through a most enjoyable week. The hosts Lesley and Ron are excellent and the villa is everything that has been said in the reviews. It is the perfect balance of hotel style accommodation crossed with self catering. Lovely breakfast provided every day with little fresh treats that Lesley has baked. A small... More 

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Reading
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148 reviews 148 reviews
31 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Quite simply, the Villa is superb place to stay for a mature holiday in this relatively undiscovered part of Puglia. Good first impressions with the Villa's attractive red hacienda-style facade at the end of a very straight narrow drive which parts a formal landscaped garden. Plenty of easy parking to the side of the house. Inside, the four rooms are... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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131 reviews 131 reviews
22 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Villa magnolia is a fantastic place! A garden like eden, good comfort for sleeping, great bathroom. We came with a lot of expectations and are a little disappointed. Just small things: - the weather wasn't great so we had cold water after a while in the shower. (we like the ecologic system of the villa, but for the money we... More 

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Italiandream2, Proprietario at Villa Magnolia, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we would like to comment on the issues addressed. Guests are encouraged to tell us if there are any problems, as things can go wrong. As soon as you mentioned there was not enough hot water the problem was resolved instantly by activating our back up boiler. We understand your... More 

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