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Locanda dell' Artista

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Loc. Canonica-Lucignano 43, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Royalla, New South Wales, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are too many words that can describe Laconda Dell' Artista, here are a few.....breathtaking, immaculate, friendly, homely, superb, amazing, indulging, artistic. My husband and I had the privilege of staying here recently and at very short notice we were able to be accommoted in the most beautiful of places and couldn't have been happier. This is the best residence... More 

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BakerCristian, Owner at Locanda dell' Artista, responded to this review

Michelle and Jed, WE...were the lucky ones in that we had a room available when you called and for those few days, your wonderful personalities lit up the Locanda. Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful and kind letter of your experience whilst with us. We deeply appreciate the words and sentiment. We hope the rest... More 

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We stayed for our Honeymoon back in August, we had the most perfect to stay. Baker & Barbara were perfect hosts, the rooms were beautiful, the décor and the meals we experienced were the best during our honeymoon. We cannot recommend the Locanda more, so we are returning in 2015!

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Darlington, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed at Locanda Del Artista for 7 days in October, and experienced one of the most enjoyable holidays ever. The house is simply stunning in every detail, a mix of antiques and contemporary, and the 180 degrees vista from the veranda takes your breath away. The salt water pool we found both energising (after an early morning swim) and... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This place really is spectacular. Christian and Baker are really, really great (as is Barbara). The room was incredibly comfortable, had a great bed, perfectly designed/appointed, had a great bathroom and had a great view (we stayed in Le Belle Torri and thought it was perfect). Our favorite accommodations on our trip.

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Baker B, Owner at Locanda dell' Artista, responded to this review

Dear Matt, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us here in TA. We are SUPER pleased you feel the way you feel and your kind words helped us get through an otherwise difficult day. We wish you the very best and look forward to welcoming you back in Tuscany. More 

Long Island, NY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed at Locanda dell' Artista in August as part of our five-year anniversary trip in Italy. We also visited Milan, the Italian Riviera, Montalcino, Florence and Lake Como, and we stayed at wonderful places. However, Locanda dell' Artista was definitely the highlight of our trip. The property has a stunning location, and we could have just sat by the... More 

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Baker B, Owner at Locanda dell' Artista, responded to this review

Ciao Carissimi! We are still talking about your stay and making your video poolside. LOL. Thank you for being such lovely guests and making it so easy and such a pleasure to take care of you. We have shared your kind words with chef Costantino who loves hearing how his imaginative cuisine is appreciated. We wish you a wonderful holiday... More 

Santa Monica, California, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My friend Rachael and I needed a break from work and decided to go to Italy. We loved our time in Rome, Positano, Florence and Venice... but I have to say the most amazing days were spent at Locanda Dell' Artista. To start, it is stunning - truly STUNNING. The owners are lovely and poured their heart and exceptional taste... More 

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Baker B, Owner at Locanda dell' Artista, responded to this review

Dearest Kathleen and Rachael, We absolutely loved having you here and our only regret is that your time with us was so short! Thank you for being such incredible guests and for taking the time to write this review in TA. We deeply appreciate it. Warmest wishes, Baker and Cristian More 

Purvis, Mississippi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My wife and I did extensive research for finding the right place we felt would be a good fit for our honeymoon in Tuscany. After days of searching, we stumbled upon this Locanda and we sure are glad we did. From the initial inquiries to the owners about staying there, to the check-out, communication was exceptional and everything was perfect.... More 

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Baker B, Owner at Locanda dell' Artista, responded to this review

Dearest Drew and Dale, Words cannot express our gratitude at this comprehensive, thoughtful and kind review. That you chose to spend a week with us, and your honeymoon at that, gave us the opportunity to show you our Tuscany and you took full advantage of both the amenities of our Bed and Breakfast and the local community of San Gimignano.... More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We want to be fair with our review- This score factors in an uncomfortable experience we had with one of the owners that ruined our stay at Locanda Dell' Artista. My wife and I both agree that if we rate only the Villa alone and the staff members, we would have given it 4 stars. Fair is Fair. Locanda Dell'... More 

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Baker B, Owner at Locanda dell' Artista, responded to this review

Dear Brian, Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to write what is a very thoughtful and constructive review of your experience at our Locanda dell’ Artista, we appreciate it. As I am the owner to whom you are referring, please allow me to apologize to you and your lovely wife that anything I may have said or... More 

Toronto Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Baker and Cristian have lovingly poured heart and soul into making Locanda dell Artista the most perfect spot to stay in in Tuscany. We travelled with another couple who can't stop talking about the inn, the food , location but most importantly the warm caring service from all. Dinner one night was delicious and wines of course wonderful.The views and... More 

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Baker B, Owner at Locanda dell' Artista, responded to this review

Dear Jenny and Glen, It was marvellous having the four of you here with us and thank you for writing this kind review. You were such fun to have that the moment you left...we missed you. We will look forward to your return to Tuscany in the future. Until then, we send you are gratitude and warm wishes. Baker, Cristian,... More 

Naperville, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Everything about this property is amazing! I truly can't say enough about all the details that Baker and Cristian have put into this lovely villa. We were traveling with 3 other couples and all of us couldn't agree more. And the location in Tuscany is perfect - near one of my favorite towns, San Gimignano!!! All the rooms are beautiful... More 

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Baker B, Owner at Locanda dell' Artista, responded to this review

Dearest Shana and Tim, It was our complete pleasure to host your wonderful group of friends here at the Locanda. We are thrilled that we met your expectations and that your holiday and your memories you will cherish. It is always so nice to see friends that get along so well, especially as you spent a week here with us... More 

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