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Casa Bellavista

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Case Sparse Creti 40, 52044 Cortona, Italy
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    5 of 5 stars
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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little gem outside of Cortuna should absolutely not be missed. This family owned B&B offers spacious rooms, a lovely garden and a pool to cool off. Stay also for a high dining experience in a romantic setting. The owners are welcoming and professional, giving you great advice on the region's highlights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay with Simonetta and Guido, Dante, Trili and Belle! Simonetta was very helpful and gave us some great suggestions on where to go during our 3days in town and gave two fantastic recommendations for gelaterias which did NOT disappoint! The highlight of our visit was a cooking class we took with Simonetta. She made the entire... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had an incredible day cooking at this wonderful location in Tuscany. Set in the beautiful countryside outside Cortona. Simonette has a comfortable and welcoming home from which she holds cooking classes and has a B&B. We cooked a five course meal with Simonette and she was warm, amusing and informative about the food of Italy and the region. Beautiful... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This farmhouse was everything we hoped for and more! We were greeted by Simonetta who was so warm, welcoming, informative and by the end of our 3 night stay felt like family. Her fury friends Dante and Trili were also around and captured my heart. Every day Simonetta took the time to ask us what our plans were and if... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Having read the great reviews before our visit we had very high expectations at Casa Bellavista. Finding it after sundown was half the fun. GPS didn't work about a km before we arrived but Google maps did. Simonetta and Guido were 100% as everyone described. As ex professional hotel managers they of course were well experienced in looking after guests,... More 

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista, responded to this review

Dear Confucius, Many thanks for the wonderful words that you wrote, We appreciate them very much. Our mission in our business is to share our home and experience of a Tuscan life with our guests. Dante helps us do that very much See you soon Simonetta More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

From the moment we pulled up to Casa Bellavista, Simonetta made sure we felt welcomed and at home. Everything was perfect - the scenery was amazing, the rooms were spacious and clean, the setting was very relaxing and Dante and Treely (the dogs) were sweet and loving. On our first day, we took a cooking lesson with Simonetta. The lesson... More 

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista, responded to this review

Dear Eric, we are very happy that you and your friends enjoyed your stay at Casa Bellavista. We look forward for your next tour in Tuscany and we will be very pleased to give you more information about food, wines and differente itineraries from Casa Bellavista to: - Chianti Region, Arezzo city and more....... Just come back and relax. Dante... More 

Sherwood, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My wife and I had our first trip to Italy and we stayed at Casa Bellavista at the recommendation of a friend. We were absolutely glad we did. Simonetta is a wonderful hostess. She helped us plan each of our days while in the Tuscany area. When we didn't have tickets for the David she got them for us for... More 

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista, responded to this review

Dear Rick, I'm very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Casa Bellavista, the dinner and the cooking class.... (next time we will make gnocchi !!!!!) If you return I will find for you new journeys around the area such as Piero della Francesca tour so you can visit Sansepolcro, Monterchi and the beautiful Arezzo, or Montalcino with its abbey... More 

Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had stayed here the previous summer and missed the cooking lessons. This time we came with my parents and took it. It is impressive how such inexpert hands (like mine) have been able to produce such a yummy dinner! Simonetta and Guido, our hosts, are always eager to help. Just like we remembered. Thank you again!

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista, responded to this review

Dear Mtferbo, it's avery big satisfaction when our guests come back again. Grazie Mille I do not remember that you had such inexpert hands. I remember how you cut the ingredients in a perfect way. A big hug to you and to all your family Ciao Simonetta More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Casa Bellavista in March 2015 and everything about our stay was perfect. Simonetta and Guido welcomed us like we were members of their own family. They are both kind, warm, funny, and inviting. It never felt as though we were at a hotel, but in their home like friends of many years. We had... More 

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista, responded to this review

Dear Clay and David, If I remember how many time we spent on cutting and chopping vegetables and meats I start to laugh again.... and also coffee time... I will be very pleased to meet you again, and continue our laughing with some cups of coffee and.... then with some good Tuscan wine... Ciao a tutti see you soon Simonetta More 

Plano, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I have stayed at Casa Bellavista twice now. The first time I visited was in 2014 and I stayed with Simonetta and Guido as a single guest while touring Tuscany. I found the entire experience charming, the food divine, the reception warm, the location perfect, the views stunning, the accommodations comfortable, and the service excellent. I could not have asked... More 

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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista, responded to this review

Dear Michael, I was very happy when you booked Casa Bellavista for the second time. I'm very grateful you enjoy how I did my job. I will be very pleased to meet you and your wife for a third time, so you will explore different Tuscan areas as Chainti, Casentino, Sansepolcro and more and more... All my best Simonetta More 

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