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Frances' Lodge Relais

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Strada di Valdipugna 2, 53100, Siena, Italy
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chicago
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

If your driving this is somewhat better than if you don't have a car. its a bit of a walk to the bus or town. the Lodge is beautiful and has great views of the countryside and town. Frances and Franco are the perfect host and there breakfast are great. The rooms are big ( we were in the white... More 

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happyIwan, Proprietario at Frances' Lodge Relais, responded to this review

Dear futz, Franco and I are very happy to hear you have appreciated your room, our place and your time with us! More 

Boston,MA
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

My husband and I visited Frances' Lodge in September for three nights. We had just arrived from a five night stay in Florence and were warmly greeted by Franco. We found the property to be so peaceful, we did not want to leave it. Frances and Franco go above and beyond to be helpful in assisting you with any itinerary... More 

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happyIwan, Proprietario at Frances' Lodge Relais, responded to this review

Dear Barbara D, thank you for your nice words! We are always delighted when our guests appreciate our hospitality, and your party was a very nice one ! Hope you next stay with us is longer than 3 short days!! More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Comfortable, clean, functional room with great views out windows on two sides. Friendly, helpful, gracious hosts Franca and Franco are long-time operators of this excellent agriturismo. Great place to headquarter while visiting Siena and region.

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happyIwan, Proprietario at Frances' Lodge Relais, responded to this review

Dear Kinnick4ever, thank you so much for your comment about your stay with us ! We would love to have you again with us More 

Rolling Hills Estates, California
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58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

It's hard to find things to add to all the reviews already posted. The location, home, gardens, etc were all gorgeous. The accommodations were fine - I especially liked having the common room in which to sit, write and reflect. The breakfasts were ample, varied and delicious. And most of all, the hospitality was incredible. We were made to feel... More 

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happyIwan, Proprietario at Frances' Lodge Relais, responded to this review

Dear IBJeph, we are very happy you have enjoyed your stay with us: we love to help our guests, suggest them activities out of the ordinary, like a cooking school, or excursions in our wonderful surroundings ! We are waiting for your next trip ! More 

San Francisco
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

FRANCo and FRANCa were the highlight of our stay at the lodge. They are a warm, authentic, informed, and interesting couple who do everything to offer you the best possible experience of Siena and Tuscany. At breakfast they make every effort to engage you and to ensure that you start your day nourished and nurtured. The breakfasts are customized--you order... More 

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happyIwan, Proprietario at Frances' Lodge Relais, responded to this review

Dear GlobePedaler, thank you so much for the nice memories and you positive words for Franco and me. Hope to have you again with us More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

My husband and i stayed at Frances lodge recently and we both had a wonderful time. Franco and Frances were very nice and helpful. Their place was lovely. The room we stayed at was the yellow room. We had a nice view of the town from our window. My favorite was their breakfast and playing with their dogs.We hope to... More 

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francafrances, Proprietario at Frances' Lodge Relais, responded to this review

Dear Aireen, even Franco and I hope to have you again with us soon: thank you for your nice comment! More 

Marlboro, New Jersey
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49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

If for no other reason we would return to Siena to stay once again at France's Lodge. The Lodge easily became our home during our three-day stay in Siena due to the very hospitable nature of Frances and Franco. This is a place where you become invited guests in a warm and welcoming home that is filled with a lifetime... More 

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Thank GoodToGoinNJ
francafrances, Proprietario at Frances' Lodge Relais, responded to this review

Thank you to you, GoodToGo !! we are very happy when our guests feel the spirit of our welcoming ! Thank you for your sweet comment More 

Berkshire, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

My husband and I spent 3 nights here and wish we'd spent 3 weeks. Franco and Franca are extraordinary and make the experience 5 star. We were in the white room, which is very pretty and romantic with it's own little terrace. It was too chilly for us to have breakfast outside amid the lemon trees, but sitting at the... More 

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francafrances, Proprietario at Frances' Lodge Relais, responded to this review

Dear ppw, you have described our place and us in such a nice way that I can't thank you enough ! We even will think of you when we make the new limoncello ! More 

Seattle7022
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We stayed for six wonderful nights at Frances Lodge near Siena. First off, all the advance questions, ideas and reservations that Frances helped us with prior to our visit were priceless and we asked a LOT! Next, Frances and Franco made every day a new adventure by giving color to what we would see, directions to get to/from and really... More 

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happyIwan, Owner at Frances' Lodge Relais, responded to this review

Dear Seattle 7022, very happy to hear you appreciated our help and our suggestions ! We love to offer our tips, for making our guests enjoy Siena and this part of Tuscany at its best! Hope to have you again with us soon More 

San Francisco, California
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30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

My partner and I spent 5 nights here last week. I honestly don't think I have ever had a better hotel/lodging experience in my life. Yes, the views are fantastic, the rooms nicely appointed, and the breakfasts outstanding. But what really makes the place so great are the precious couple who own and run it, Franco and Frances. They put... More 

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francafrances, Proprietario at Frances' Lodge Relais, responded to this review

Dear Friends, what a beautiful memory about your stay with us! Hope you plan again another trip to Tuscany, so we can suggest many other day trips in the area: I promise to make you find our pool water a little warmer!!! More 

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