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Relais Ortaglia

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Strada per Pienza N. 29, 53045 Montepulciano, Italy
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Ranked #12 of 36 Montepulciano B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Considering ourselves 'amateur chefs', we searched the offerings from 'Cooking Vacations' to find a location for our desire to travel with our very close friends to not only enjoy Tuscany, but to learn from it's many varied flavors and customs. We chose Villa Ortaglia because of the promise of personal cooking lessons but also escorted trips around the region. We... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I felt right at home from the moment I stepped foot on this amazing property. The vistas from the pool, the house, and the grounds immediately let you know you are in the Tuscan region of Italy. This being our first trip to the area, I was afraid the beauty would be overrated, but not at Relais Ortaglia. Combine this... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Let me start by saying we are picky about travel accommodations. Having said that, my husband and I just stayed 4 amazing nights at Relais Ortaglia. Terenzio and Mara are wonderful hosts and made everything easy and comfortable. We decided not to rent a car so Terenzio very graciously picked us up at the train station, arranged taxi service, and... More

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Manila, Philippines
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

It's been 8 years since my last visit to Ortaglia / Tuscany and Ortaglia is as charming and beautiful as ever! Loved waking up to its surroundings. Amazing! Terenzio and Mara are the most gracious hosts, and very knowledgeable about wine & Tuscan cooking. I love them to pieces! I highly recommend this place - lovely rooms, wonderful breakfast spread... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

It has been quite some time since I stayed here, but I did want to write up a review as this villa is worth it! This was at the end of a week and a half visit to Italy, and it was an incredible way to relax and destress from the hustle and bustle of Rome and Florence. The owners... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is a great place!! If you want a great place with great hosts then you have to go to relais ortaglia!! The views are amazing, the owner is more than happy to help you out with anything you need. He even gave us a map and told us all the the great places to go to in the area.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

the Relais is very nice : large swimming pool, nice garden and view, calm. However we would have appreciated for this range of price a hearty breakfast, renewed better, and a much better bedding. And maybe a chair for baby (however there was a baby bed)

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Terenzio45, Proprietario at Relais Ortaglia, responded to this review

Dear "nuageblanc2013", thank you very much for your comments about your stay at Ortaglia. I consider the comments of my guests very helpful to improve the level of our services. Therefore if you have a few minutes I would like you to get your precious advises. You said that breakfast was not hearty, so I would like you to let... More

Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

As we were admiring the view of Montepulciano from our car, little did we know that we had arrived at Relais Ortaglia. Our experience here was truly Tuscan. The rooms were comfortable and spacious. The grounds were beautiful. Vistas of Tuscan vineyards, a beautiful pool, and Montepulciano in the background were amazing Our owner/hosts provided us with meals, stories, conversations,... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Thank you Mara and Terenzio. Relais Ortaglia was the perfect base to explore Tuscany. I enjoyed my early morning coffee time with Mara and our wonderful tours of Tuscany with Terenzio (let Terenzio order lunch for you on his tours). We never tired of the view over the vineyards and looking up at the lovely town of Montepulciano (3 minutes... More

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New Jersey
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93 reviews 93 reviews
34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My wife and I last visited Relais Ortaglia 3 years ago as part of a week long tour of southern Tuscany and Umbria as well taking some cooking classes with the wonderful hosts, Mara and Terenzio, and in Montepulciano. It was one of our best experiences in a lifetime of some pretty good travels. This years experience was shorter and... More

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Terenzio45, Proprietario at Relais Ortaglia, responded to this review

Dearest Frank and Angie, you know that it always a great pleasure for me to have you here at Ortaglia. This year you arrived the day after the wedding of our son, that's why Mara was not here. Our son took so many years to decide to get married ( 41 !! ) that the italian Mama had to supervise... More

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Address: Strada per Pienza N. 29, 53045 Montepulciano, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Montepulciano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Relais Ortaglia 4*
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“Between Arts and Paridise”. This certainly is the most appropriate way to describe the location of our farmhouse.In fact ORTAGLIA is casted towards the art of Montepulciano, with its roofs which show all the shades of garnet red, and the dome of San Biagio, third in the word for wideness and significance.On the same time the hill where the farmhouse stands out is plunged into the tranquillity and the charm of the tuscan countryside, muse of famous artists and poets.On the top of this hill, between art and paradise, in the middle of seventeen century have been laid the foundations of the ORTAGLIA farmhouse. ... more   less 
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