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Villa Santa Margherita

#13 of 22 Hotels in Cortona
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Viale Cesare Battisti 17, 52044 Cortona, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The place si probably a renovated convent or pilgrim rest place; it is conveniently located just a few hundred metres away from the city centre, and offers free guest parking - somewhat rare in old medieval towns where space is a premium. The place is immaculate and has recently been renovated. Rooms are big, and in at least some cases... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Two friends and I spent three nights at Villa Santa Margherita. It appears to have been recently renovated. The bathrooms are extremely clean as are the bedrooms. It was just what we were looking for. Quiet, with everything we needed to sleep comfortably. Not luxury,and doesn't look like much from the outside but excellent value for money. The breakfast was... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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184 reviews 184 reviews
64 hotel reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I have enjoyed a lot the hospitality of Suore Servi di Maria Riparatrici sisters. They run a nice villa, at five minutes walk outside the old town, with simple but comfortable rooms. Parking is included, which is hard to find in the old Cortona city. Their breakfast is very basic but hearty; coffee is not available.

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Montefollonico, Italy
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124 reviews 124 reviews
36 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

You get to the top by Car where you see this huge Holy Place. Its also a good place to park your car and walk down to Cortona. It takes around 30 minutes and you get to know Cortona thoroughly passing the University of Georgia's Faculty of Art. You also have a fantastic view of Lake Trasimeno and surrounding Villages.... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

when we booked this hotel we didn't know it was ex convent. It is maybe bit old fashion, but room was big, nice and clean. Only minus is that there's no aircondition. the convent atmosphere of the place is strong - at breakfast even our kids were sitting calm and eating! NB. we're not religious, but the place was giving... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I run a tavern so out trip to Italy it has been important for us to relax. Tho the location of the guest house is perfect and the parking is perfect it is NOT comfortable. No AC. I am clear that in a country town this may be hard but I could not go with put this... More 

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Trinidad
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16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We have stayed here for many years from when the old part of the convent was run by nuns when it was old fashioned, linen & towels were mismatched and old but everything was scrupulously clean and it was an oasis of calm and the nuns so sweet and so helpful. Our good friend Angela started administrating there on our... More 

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Sea Ranch, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Peaceful and not crowded. Not sure about the saint's relics - strange to see. You can drive up there but the hike is a good one with stations of the cross along the way. Inspiring.

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Wilrijk, Belgium
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

The location is great, and the rooms are big and very clean. The breakfast is OK, but there's not much variation. You have to pay 1 euro per day to use the internet, but it doesn't work in the rooms and in the common areas it's also really weak. If several people try to use it at once, you cannot... More 

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Gentile cliente, mi dispiace molto per gli inconvenienti da lei segnalati, come ben saprà Villa Santa Margherita non è un... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

The location of this hotel is an easy walk up the hill to the main entrance to the old town area. When we arrived the staff was too busy with their computer to pay attention to us. We checked in and when I asked about the free high speed internet listed as an amenity on Trip Advisor, I was told... More 

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