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Villa Rignana

Via di Rignana 7 | Greve in Chianti, 50022 Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

Reading through the other reviews here I wonder if we stayed to at a different villa. Arguably the grounds were splendid and the staff were friendly. A cloud cast over our trip was the owner Alessandra. Her touch is everywhere and unfortunately we found her rude and extremely unhelpful. We found the rooms a little tired as well. When you... More

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Rignana, Manager at Villa Rignana, responded to this review

We are confused and concerned as to the nature of this review. Given that the reviewer in question has only written one review we are of the opinion that this is a fake and malicious posting designed to harm our business and insult the manager. Should this be a genuine review we would ask the person to specify what dates... More

Westchester County, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
51 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

My husband and I spent 2 nights at Villa Rignana in October of 2011. It is a stunning property. The decor, the antiques, the gardens, the views, the breakfasts, the service . . . all that you would expect and want from Tuscany! There were no other guests there during our stay, so all was very peaceful. I must warn... More

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trigg
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

The location is everything.The staff is kind and they always give you the best welcome. The room servicing was exemplary: every nbight we came home to a room in immaculate condition. But its abiding asset is its location: in the beating heart of the city. Highly recommended. Thank-you. we definitely return.

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Aurora, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

Villa Rignana is a cross between renting your own villa in Tuscany and staying at your rich relative's mansion. So many times during our stay I looked up, or out a window, and thought I was looking at a backdrop for a movie filmed in Tuscany. To sit in the lounge chairs on the back lawn, with the Tuscan sun... More

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London
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

Villa Rignana is a "house party" yilla rather than a luxury villa. The main bedrooms are adequately comfortable and probably very appealing if you love four poster beds. The bathrooms - actually there are only showers - function adequately and are quaint. The outdoor terrace is excellent with great views and to be shared with the owner's dogs (she says... More

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Rignana, Owner at Villa Rignana, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to point out that certain areas are available when renting the villa. As b&b guest, you have the privilege of enjoying spaces and facilities which are normally not available in a b&b. The price of a room in fact, is substantially less than the cost of renting the entire villa. Kindest Regards Alessandra More

Beirut, Lebanon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

Finding Rignana was a fluke. I came across the positive review of an ex-colleague of mine on Trip Advisor and decided to trust him. For our honeymoon we had decided to experiment Tuscany by staying in its beautiful launching pad and use our residence as a launching pad to our Tuscan discovery trip. From the moment we reached Greve-on-Chianti (because... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2011

My wife and I stayed at Villa Rignana along with another couple for about a week. I usually don't like to over hype things so as not to raise expectations and disappoint people but Villa Rignana is one of the BIG reasons why our trip to Tuscany was so unforgettable. Let me preface my review with a few comments. For... More

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Cape town
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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

This was my second visit to Villa Rignana, and by far one of our finest family holidays. As a family holiday destination it is easy, and above all, beautiful. Effectively we had the run of the Villa and full use of the entire grounds. The surrounds are beautiful with magnificent walks and beautiful hiking or running trails. Surrounded in all... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2010

stayed at the villa on recommendation from friends who stayed last year for two weeks. My wife and I were totally taken aback by the villa, grounds and ambience. This is an enchanting piece of classic tuscan countryside. Everyone in the family from our two year old through to our grandmother throughly enjoyed their stay. I cannot thank the hosts... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2010

I travelled to Tuscany in September 2010 for 10 days with my wife and two daughters aged 9 and 11 and my elderly parents. We could not get into Fattoria di Rignana (highly recommended by many friends) up the road as they were full, so booked at Villa Rignana instead. We were the only people in the villa at the... More

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Rignana, Owner at Villa Rignana, responded to this review

One of my guess pointed out that this review is totally misleading to the true nature of the place and suggested I responded to this: The Villa was recommended to this guest by a lovely guest from South Africa who has been here twice. His reviews give quite the opposite view of Villa Rignana. These guest had asked to rent... More

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Additional Information about Villa Rignana

Address: Via di Rignana 7 | Greve in Chianti, 50022 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #89 of 189 Specialty lodging in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Surrounded by vineyards and nestled in its own secluded valley amongst the rolling Chianti Hills, Villa Rignana is the ideal location from which to explore and enjoy the treasures of this culturally abundant region. It is located in the heart of the Chianti and near the picturesque villages of Panzano and Greve-in-Chianti, a thirty-minute drive away from Florence, Siena and San Gimignano,. Dating from the 12th Century, the Villa Rignana was once a monastery and has an interesting history behind it. Now it is a delightful private residence of 800 square meters, painstakingly restored to retain and enhance the original historical features and furnished with the owners family antiques. The garden has a range of aromatic herbs which inebriate the air, rows of lavender accompany the path to the pool, and the view is enchanting in every direction. The Villa has full time staff so you can enjoy your stay in a truly relaxing Italian way. ... more   less 
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