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Frances' Lodge Relais

Strada di Valdipugna 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pugsley
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Frances' Lodge is amazing. We have stayed here several times and it has always been a wonderful experience. The owners, Franco and Frances are incredibly hospitable, and are always willing to share their knowledge and love of Siena and Tuscany. The accommodations are comfortable and close to the town of Siena. You get to stay in the beautiful countryside yet... More 

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

Dear Judy, Franco and I are really happy you have enjoyed your stay with us and the Palio experience. We have read your review with extreme pleasure since yours is a very well proven experience, given the many visits you have done !!! And in fact, you have seen that you were like a member of our family ! We... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last september we spent 5 wonderful days at Frances' lodge. This is a special historic place that has been in Franco's family for centuries. The gardens surrounding the lodge are a delight, the view of Sienna spectacular, the rooms have a rustic italian charm and at the same time all the amenities you want and the breakfast delicious. On sunny... More 

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

Dear Sheila, it is always a pleasure to read our guests' reviews, especially when they describe our place in such a fascinating way! We are very happy you have appreciated our special place. Thank you so much More 

Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like other reviewers, I found Frances Lodge through Rick Steves' book. Frances and Franco were wonderful hosts. The lodge, in Franco's family for generations, is lovely with comfortable and well appointed rooms overlooking their picturesque property and the Tuscan countryside. Totally romantic and relaxing. On one night of our stay, we had a picnic dinner outdoors with local chacuterie, olives... More 

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

Dear Terri, thank you so much for your lovely review! You are absolutely right: two nights is really a too short stay! Franco and I are waiting for your next trip in this area, with at least 4 nights with us ! More 

Red Hook, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a special place run by special people: Frances and Franco. Order a picnic dinner held outside with a breathtaking view, special wine, outstanding home made food. Accommodated all of our dietary issues (Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Low salt). Please make sure to extend your trip here if you can. So much to do and they will help you with... More 

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

Dear KKDK2014, Franco and I are really happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us: we are waiting for your next trip with a longer stay, since two days are too short for admiring this beautiful area! Thank you for your kind words: we always try to do our best for our guests! More 

Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never stayed in a nicer place. Frances and Franco are the most accommodating, sweetest people you will ever meet. They helped us everyday with our itinerary and drew out directions for us. The food was the best we had on our entire trip. The whole place is spotless and smells like fresh laundry. The view was breaktaking and... More 

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

Dear Jama, thank you so much for your positive review and for your kind words about us. We are pleased that you had a memorable visit with us and that you enjoyed every detail of your stay. So nice to read that you would like to come back one day: Franco and I are waiting to see you soon. More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Upon reading about the Frances Lodge in Rick Steve’s blog, I began planning a Tuscany vacation. Ms. Frances, the owner of France’s Lodge were so kind to correspond with me, giving me suggestions of things to do and places to visit. We finally made the trip this summer and stayed at this 300 year old olive farmhouse in Tuscany! The... More 

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

Dear 10000 Fan, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! It is a romance! Franco and I are very happy you loved so much our place, and really appreciate the "final" in Chinese: it would be really useful for next guests coming from your beautiful country ( even if they for sure would... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We loved the lodge and really felt at home. Frances and Franco are stellar hosts and helped make our trip one we will always remember fondly. The view is breathtaking, the breakfasts were delicious and the jams and honeys and saffron they make on site are exquisite. We drizzled some chestnut honey we bought from the lodge over some Pienza... More 

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

Dear Heather, We are really pleased to know that our products taken home have brought to your memory the scent of your holiday with us! Hope to have you with us soon More 

Southampton, Southampton, Bermuda
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

From the moment we arrived until the moment we left was perfection. We couldn't have chosen a better place to spend our six nights in Sienna. The lodge is absolutely breathtaking. It seriously could be a movie set it was so beautiful. Frances and Franco were the most accommodating hosts. They welcomed us like we were family and were so... More 

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

Dear Mark, Franco and I are really happy to know that you enjoyed your holiday with us: we do our best to make our guests feel like visiting friends, and we're really happy when we are so appreciated! Hope to have again soon with us More 

Souderton, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Our September 2015 vacation marked our fourth trip to Italy but our first outside of the typical hotel venues. Our five-night stay at Frances' Lodge was marked by a comfortable room, a beautiful pool for late afternoon swimming and relaxation, great conversations at breakfast and late evening with guests from around the world, and, of course, the elegant hospitality of... More 

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

Dear Mark and Terry, what can I say? You have described our place like a wonderful spot, making a concentrate summary of our characteristics: it is our best advertising! Thanks a lot: Franco and I are waiting for your next vacation in Tuscany More 

Santa Cristina d'Aro, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We were fortunate enough to be directed to Frances Lodge just outside of Siena our favourite place to visit in Tuscany , This has a lot to do with Franco and Frances who always make us feel like long lost friends whenever we visit them which has been many times now . We took our family from Australia when they... More 

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

Dear Adrian and Mary, It is a great pleasure to read your words about your stay(s) with us !! The opinions of guests who have visited us many times will surely be an inspiration for future guests. Waiting for your next visit, Frances and Franco More 

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Address: Strada di Valdipugna 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Siena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 5
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