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Dolce Maria

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Via Ghini, 12, 52044 Cortona, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Franklin, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Dolce Maria...will definitely stay there again...Paola was very helpful (drove us in her car to ours at checkout), and very pleasant...Location is very close to all things Cortona, restaurant on premises, and others very close, as well as everything else...We enjoyed our three nights here, spent one full day in Cortona, and the 2nd... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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5 hotel reviews
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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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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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11 helpful votes 11 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, Australia
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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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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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74 reviews 74 reviews
30 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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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
106 helpful votes 106 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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