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Casa Museo Palazzo Valenti Gonzaga

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Via Pietro Frattini, 7, 46100 Mantua, Italy
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Namur, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The structure consists of 3 types of apartments in two different buildings: 1)underground suite in the former ice storage of the palazzo, 2) apartments in the 1st floor of the lavishly decorated Piano Nobile at the 1st floor of the palazzo, and 3) the Sant'Andrea suite which is situated in a different building, on a very central and lively location... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Mantua for our 39th wedding anniversary. From the time we started communicating with the staff, we knew it was going to be a very special time. We are extremely experienced travelers and can honestly say, this is one that we will remember forever. It only has three rooms, two upstairs and one really unique downstairs. We were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As others have commented, housed in the Palazzo, all three apartments are beautiful, both in terms of the architecture and interior design, each room adorned with old books and other manuscripts. The Stemmi suite comprises a double bedroom and a single bedroom overlooking the beautiful inner courtyard, a hallway and a bathroom. The suite was equipped with minibar, laptop, free... More 

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Extraordinary one of a kind experience that will provide indelible memories. The rooms are on the first floor of a historic palazzo with frescoes, sculptures, art collection, and antique book collection. The palazzo was purchased by the Linardi family in 1980 and restored over the next 20 years to become the beautiful museum it is today. Francesca was enormously helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Superb place, a dream for Italy, and for the region where from Valpolicella to Lago di Garda, you can enjoy more than expected. Mantova is a very provincial city you should not miss, with a calm atmosphere and superb sites to be discovered.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This small hotel is part of a private apartment on the parlor floor of a 16th century palazzo. There is also a historic apartment in the basement. There are pros and cons to staying here. Pros: 1. You are staying in a Baroque palazzo 2.You are sleeping in a museum 3. The owner is a super friendly and eccentric man... More 

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

When my children and I arrived at this gorgeous hotel, we were warmly greeting by two wonderful ladies. We had booked the secret lodge, but we were given a beautiful surprise (a stunning suite with two bedrooms - one that had been used by the 'Cardinal' when he stayed at the Palazzo). There was so much thought and care put... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Professor Linardi and his family are warm and inviting hosts. If you're visiting Mantua, don't miss this unique opportunity to stay in a true Italian palace. Their recommendations for restaurants and activities were flawless. Mantua is well worth a visit!

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Limoges, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My family decided to make a great surprise to my husband and me for Xmas eve, this year. If you passionate of arts and history this is a unique occasion to stay in a real historical house where the famous Valenti-Gonzaga family lived. The house-museum is also one of the most representative examples of Italian Barocco. Two suites are available... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Small scale and family run and yet professional and easy to work with. This Hotel/Museum is the kind of experience that travelers come to Italy for. Run by Professor Alfonso Linardi and family their passion for Mantova, the museum, and the history of Italy are contagious. This is a true labor of love.. Don't miss it. Tips: The room are... More 

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