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Monastero San Silvestro

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Nucleo Abitato Salcotto, 25, 52044 Cortona, Italy
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    4.5 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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Lake Forest, California
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134 reviews 134 reviews
43 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Located on the road to, and right below, the hilltown of Cortona, Monastero is on several hectres with a salt water pool, a lawn and fruit trees. This former 14th century monastery has been renovated to contain six separate apartments each with a small kitchen, somewhat modern bathroom and a sitting area all with their own separate powerfull air conditioner.... More 

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed for a week in the two bed appartment.had a really relaxing time and donato could not have been more helpful.if staying in cortona again this is where i will stay.if you want a really quiet holiday this is the place to go.

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Houston, Texas
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108 reviews 108 reviews
37 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We had a wonderful 3-night stay at the Monastero San Silvestro. We stayed in the 3-bedroom apartment. One room had a queen bed and its own bathroom, another bedroom was a Queen bed, and the third were two twin beds. All beds were comfortable and clean. There was another bathroom in the hallway. We enjoyed having the extra space over... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Looking for a place to stay, there were 4 of us - two were recent college graduates (and they ran on their own schedules), so we chose a 3-bedroom apartment. The rooms were very clean and comfortable and the common areas were also nice. I was great having a refrigerator, microwave and stove available for coffee, tea, breakfast and snacks.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I stayed here with my wife for a few days and we were very happy with our stay. The house used to be a monetary dating back to the 14 hundreds. We stayed in a two bed room apartment that was very spacious; it included a dining room and kitchenette, and a nice living space with a fire place in... More 

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Yoqneam
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Excellent location, close to Cortona, Trasimeno lake shore and to the main road to Rome. Very relaxing atmosphere, great rooms, lots of green and a swimming pool. Our host Donato was very helpful in all about the surroundings. Just bring your food and you'll get wonderful vacation.

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Sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

|We have just come back from 9 days here and had a wonderfully relaxing and enjoyable time. The accommodation is beautifully rustic but with essential mod cons like air conditioning - much needed in the August heat! The location is great, easy to find and just a 5 minute drive from the very lovely Cortona. There was a good choice... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Stayed here a few days in April. The grounds were gorgeous and the room was charming. Bring your own food and you can make nice meals in the kitchen, which has dishes, pots and pans, etc. Though it was too early in the season for the swimming pool, it looked delightful. Highlights were the beautiful grounds and our host, Donato.... More 

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San S, Responsabile reception at Monastero San Silvestro, responded to this review

Thank you for the time you took to write your review. I couldn't agree more, the whole area surrounding Cortona presents a number of interesting tourist locations. Many of our guests have appreciated our spacious apartments with self-catering kitchens. During Spring and Summer the garden as well as the salt-water pool prove to be invaluable value-added relax facilitating features. Thanks... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

After 3 nights in a big city we were happy to spread out here and have some space, a most gorgeous pool and a kitchen to have our own breakfasts. What we didn't know was that we would have to bring everything. It was well stocked with pots, pans,plates, etc. but nothing like dish detergent or paper towels. I'm not... More 

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San S, Responsabile reception at Monastero San Silvestro, responded to this review

Dear Laura, we are happy you enjoyed your stay at the Monastero San Silvestro. His review gives us the opportunity to inform users of Trip Advisor who will be our guests. The detergent is present in the apartments, if she did not find it we have forgotten. We ask our guests to notify us if anything is missing. Paper towels... More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Stayed here for 2 weeks in August. To be honest the accomodation is a bit basic, particularly the kitchen. However this is being a bit picky because it is a lovely old building and our apartment (Rosemarino) was very clean. We also ate out a lot, so the kitchen wasn't a problem. The air conditioning was a real plus, as... More 

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San S, Responsabile reception at Monastero San Silvestro, responded to this review

Dear Phil thanks for the review from the red carpet, I'm sorry for the late reply I was in Hollywood Boulevard for a few days. A hug and a warm greeting to all. More 

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