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Dolce Maria

Via Ghini, 12, 52044 Cortona, Italy
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This is an amazing place to stay and Paola is an excellent host. The location is close to places to eat and shop; there is even an excellent restaurant on the first floor. The rooms have antique furniture, high wood beam ceilings and plenty of windows to let in the Tuscan sun. Truly a beautiful place to stay. I would... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Had a lovely 1 night's stay in Cortona at Dolce Maria. Our room was spacious, with large windows, high ceilings and a modern, clean bathroom. The location is very convenient, just steps from the main piazza and great restaurants. We enjoyed a nice breakfast with Paola and her mom, who was a charming host with her delicious apple cake and... More

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Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Parked outside walls and only short walk to B & B. On arrival Paola the owner arranged for her husband to collect our luggage with his car and transport to B&B. We could have easily walked the bags up but he kindly insisted to help us as we had 2 large suitcases. Overall the room was beautifully appointed with many... More

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newcastle
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

parked outside the walls of the city and walked the shortish uphill walk to the b&b. stayed one night only. cortona is a wonderful small town with great views but VERY steep and steps galore. really nice to explore the streets and visit the small shops. breakfast was good with good variety. wifi was just OK, not great. authentic room... More

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Madison Heights, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this lovely B&B for two nights recently and loved it! Our room was very private, beautifully appointed and included a private terrace with an amazing panoramic view (accessible by a steep, narrow, spiral stairway, but who cares?It was worth it!). The central location is quite convenient and close to the Piazza della Repubblica, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This intimate B&B has everything you could want for a visit to Cortona. Located in a beautifully restored palazzo just a few minutes away from Cortona's main piazza, the guest rooms are full of the charm and character you would hope for when visiting this lovely medieval city. And for a town that can be expensive, it's surprisingly affordable given... More

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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I stayed at Dolce Maria for four nights and was delighted by the rooms and service I received. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble for the family whether keeping your coffee topped up or enjoying the homemade jams available and making sure the free wifi works. I would heartily recommend staying there.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Dolce Maria on Friday and were utterly delighted with our choice. Paola and her mama Dina are a treat and very gracious. Cortona itself is authentically wonderful and everything you would expect from a small medieval town in he Tuscany region. Having read about one of the rooms (La Torretta) from other trip advisor... More

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Los Angeles, California
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22 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Dolce Maria is absolutely everything you could want from a B&B in a small Tuscan town. The building is straight from a storybook. Paola, her family and staff are wonderful hosts, the rooms are beautiful and comfortable, and the breakfast is delicious (her mother bakes different things to add to the breakfast spread and is there to make espresso or... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Within about half an hour of arriving at Dolce Maria and exploring our beautiful room (we had the Torretta, which, as other reviews mention, includes a secret, windy back staircase up to a small rooftop deck with a breathtaking view), we decided to ask Paola (the owner) if we could extend our stay an extra night. We were so glad... More

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Address: Via Ghini, 12, 52044 Cortona, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Cortona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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