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3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Via Palestro, 107, 56040 Guardistallo, Italy
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Jeppe A Aarhus, Denmark
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aarhus, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Villa Elena must be Fengshui in Italian. Except for a few lizards and a couple of friendly cats, nothing disturbs your holyday. If the laughter at the clean pool is too much, you can take a walk in the scenic garden or make ready for barbequing at sunset. The main house apartments are all beautiful but we prefer the annex... More

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Tampere, Finland
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We stayed in this lovely Villa Elena in this September. Our dear friends has stayed here several times before, and had praised this place all over again! So this year we had a chance to go along--just to notice that they havent praised it for nothing!! The beauty of this place, also tranquility is just lovely! You can just relax... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We enjoyed two weeks with the wonderful people and sights in Tuscany with our home base at Villa Elena in Guardastillo. We asked many questions daily about where to go and what to do, and were always given great information with a smile. We had a spacious one bedroom with kitchen facilities that allowed us the freedom to cook, or... More

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Paphos, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Beautiful place!!! Large well kept gardens. All clean and well maintained. Our one bedroom apartment was very specious with excellent facilities and lovely private patio area. Owners are very nice and friendly and very helpful!! There is a lovely play area in the garden for children, shaded and safe. Villa is just few minutes walk from local shops and restaurants.... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Family of four including 2 teenagers. We stayed middle 2 weeks July. Our apartment was the one in the main picture with the balcony. We were warmly greeted on arrival and very happy with the accommodation, we loved the charm of the building and its lovely grounds. With teenagers we wanted a base from which we could do trips but... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Villa Elena is a perfect place to spend a vacation in lovely Tuscany. We really enjoyed our stay at this fantastic hotel! The staff - a mother and daughter - is extremely helpfull, serviceminded and nice and the apartement had a good standard. We stayed there for a week with our three kids who loved the pool area, the game... More

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Donaghadee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Villa Elena is an imposing building with a dozen or so apartments in tis gardens. The gardens provide many secluded niches and places for kids to play (table tennis/table football/boules) as well as numerous BBQ grills and the swimming pool. This is almost the perfect family base for a holiday. The attractions of the Tuscan Hills on one side, sandy... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

In arrival at Villa Elena we were greeted with a warm welcome and a bottle of sparkling wine due to being on our honeymoon. The family were all extremely friendly and could not help enough provided advice, directions etc. Our apartment had a gorgeous balcony with fantastic view over Tuscany and down to the sea. Perfect for sunbathing and relaxing... More

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Voorhout, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Not only the villa is enchanting, the small town, Guardistallo is as charming! The villa is a warm and historic place. The family allways friendly ; "are you going to the beach? here take our parasol". The garden is well kept (which is not easy with these temperatures) and adds to the holiday spirit. You can freely use the grills... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012 via mobile

Five of us (four adults and one 10 year old) stayed for a superb week at Villa Elena. Beautiful traditional villa with large rooms. Not overly modern, but that's part of its charm. The owners are great. Very helpful and welcoming. Pool was smallish, but never too busy. Hire a bike (as a couple of us did) and bike the... More

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Also Known As:
Villa Elena Guardistallo, Italy - Tuscany
Address: Via Palestro, 107, 56040 Guardistallo, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Pisa > Guardistallo
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Guardistallo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Elena 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Villa Elena, once the residence of the noble family Marchionneschi, is an old manor with typical and comfortable apartments. Two swimming-pools (one for children) with a wide panoramic terrace over the countryside and the sea, a beautiful garden, a barbecue area, a play ground for children, a car park, a tuscan restaurant, a library and a sort of museum with ancient photos, coins and objects. Villa Elena lies in a panoramic position among the gentle rolling hills, in Guardistallo, a charming medieval village on the Wine Route, in the heart of the Etruscan Coast: Cecina Mare with its beaches and pinewoods is 7 miles far. Villa Elena is in a strategic position to reach the most important Tuscan places of interest: Firenze, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, San Gimignano, Volterra, Massa Marittima, Castagneto Carducci, Bolgheri, the Spa, the Natural Parks, the eno-gastronomic routes (olive oil and wine, like Sassicaia and Ornellaia) and the Islands (Elba), all in a radius of 70 miles. Villa Elena is 45 minutes far away from Pisa-Airport (Ryanair’s destination). ... more   less 
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