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Nena al Borgo Castello

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XXIV Maggio 15, 03020 Pico, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Greenville, South Carolina
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Italy several times but this time I went alone hoping to learn a few Italian cooking skills and to enjoy a part of Italy where I had never been. This trip went above and beyond my expectations. Valentina was a delightful person to learn from. She made each lesson duplicatable with a smile selecting local foods... More 

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spadacarlo, Proprietario at Nena al Borgo Castello, responded to this review

Dear Friend, for us at Nenà the week we spent with you was simply fabulous ! I think no one better than you can describe what is really Nenà, how to live within our Inn, the emotions it conveys, the pleasure of listening and enjoy the Sound of Silence, to feel like a part of yourself to live within Ancient... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed with Carlo for one night while en route to the Amalfi coast (to break up the drive). There simply aren't words to describe our experience. We enjoyed a wonderful dinner, that was specially prepared gluten free to accommodate my Celiac. Our room was beautiful, large and comfortable, and the WiFi was incredibly fast and reliable.... More 

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spadacarlo, Proprietario at Nena al Borgo Castello, responded to this review

My Dear Friends, your presence here at Nenà, for your honeymoon, brought much joy that you sent to other guests too ! It was for us a pleasure to have been able to prepare especially for you a 100% Gluten Free Dinner, so you could enjoy the flavors of the cuisine of our Tradition. Thanks again and come back soon... More 

Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stayed at Pico with Carlo 2 years ago and were so happy to be able to return, even if it was only for one night this time, and introduce our friends to Nena. It was again wonderful to be able to taste the local, fresh products of the region and listen to Carlo's enthusiasm. Valentina made a wonderful meal... More 

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My dear Friends, now you are members of the Club "Nenà & Friends" ! Your presence here is always a moment of real joy for us, because with your smiles and enthusiasm you bring an air of pleasant serenity within our Inn. Thank you for being with us, even if for just one night, and we expect this fall to... More 

Thames Ditton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Carlo is an excellent host and is very engaging and informative, Valentina is a great cook and we had an enormous meal with well chosen local food and wine. The suite at the top of the house is cosy and bohemian in decoration and feel as is the whole house. Interesting place and we would return if in the area... More 

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spadacarlo, Proprietario at Nena al Borgo Castello, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thanks for being with us and for choosing us for your stay. It was a pleasure to host you and make you taste our cuisine I hope you will come back again ... Warm regards, Carlo & the Staff More 

Parkland, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My wife and I planned a 4 day, 3 night vacation with a cooking class every evening and short day tours in the vicinity. From the moment we arrived, Signor Carlo and his daughter Giulia welcomed us and gave us a tour of the house and the town, walking us through the old village and telling us its history. During... More 

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I greet with affection my "new friend" I have had the pleasure and honor to accommodate here at Nenà al Borgo Castello, for a3 days stay dedicated to the Cooking School. Giulia, Valentina and I found in you a real "treasure" of humanity, sympathy and love for life ... Your enthusiasm for the places you have seen and visited, meeting... More 

Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

What a lovely experience this was; a perfect, charming, lovely spot to breathe in a piece of authentic Italy. About 2 hours south of Rome, this was my sanctuary after a long flight from San Francisco, CA. Carlo, the owner of Nena, was engaging, thoughtful and so generous with his time in making sure my traveling companion and I were... More 

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My dear Friend, thank you for the generous words you wrote about us. It was very nice for us to share with you and your friend two wonderful days in which, between a good glass of wine and tasty recipes prepared by Chef Valentina, we conversed pleasantly stories of travel, art, culture and more and more. it is rare to... More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I am so grateful that a friend and I discovered Carlo's beautiful Nena in the small town of Pico. What a treasure. The restored rooms and apartments are beautifully decorated and very comfortable; the bed was firm and the shower big with plenty of hot water. But Carlo and his cook Valentina are the real treasures. What delicious food. We... More 

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spadacarlo, Proprietario at Nena al Borgo Castello, responded to this review

Dear Friend, receive such positive comments from a great traveler who has a deep knowledge of Italy, after so many years to discover the most beautiful places of our Italy, is a great pride for us. And above all, when I read here that you've found a food among the best ever tasted in Italy, fills us with joy and... More 

Haverhill, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Four of us had our long awaited dream vacation to Italy last fall.We visited Rome, Venice, Florence and Sorrento which were all amazing.We ended our trip with two days in Pico and stayed with Carlo at Nena al Borgo.Our time with him became the highlight of our trip.The inn is romantic, comfortable and truly Italian.Carlo was the best, so pleasant... More 

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Dear Friends, what wonderful words that you have written about us ! I'm really pleased .... I did my best to make your stay rich in emotions, meetings with your relatives and a dinner to celebrate an evening so unique ! My wish is to see you soon here at Nenà aò Borgo Castello and I'd love to accommodate your... More 

Vashon, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This was my husband and my second visit to Nena and after our first visit which was only 1 night, we decided to stay for 4 nights. Once again, we felt welcomed so warmly by Carlo into his beautiful inn and felt immediately at home. In addition to exploring the surrounding towns, including the coast, we enrolled in his cooking... More 

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spadacarlo, Direttore at Nena al Borgo Castello, responded to this review

Dear Friends, we are honored that, after 1 year from your first stay, you have decided to come back and stay here with us for a longer period, to enjoy the beauty of the landscapes in the fall and also to participate in the olive harvest and see "live" as we produce extra virgin olive oil. For us it was... More 

New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our stay at Nena al Borgo Castello was one of the most special experiences of my life. My father was born in Pico and this was my first time visiting. Dozens of my family members still live in the area and not only did our host Carlo provide us with a comfortable stay at Nena, but he also went above... More 

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Dear Friends, for me it was a real pleasure to have helped you find your relatives here in Pico but especially to rediscover the origins of your family, before your father departed from here to go to the United States, many, many years ago .... And I'm especially happy to have made ​​your experience so special, making you live among... More 

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