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Villa Otium

Podere Colombaia | San Cipriano, 56048 Volterra, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 25 Volterra B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We didn't stay here we were in a villa just down the road but we did eat here and the food was excellent. Very traditional food, the anti-pasti for two was fabulous, a meal in itself! The staff are very friendly and the cost of the food is very reasonable, well worth a visit.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

Villa Otium is a perfect small hotel in the center of Tuscany which makes it ideal for exploring towns north and south. B&B is modern, fun and proprietors are a young and engaging couple. They improvise great poolside parties, play good music, serve good food generally create welcoming atmosphere. We enjoyed our stay and even went riding horses from the... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

Place was wonderful and ideally located. Pool great and very nice breakfast. Our room was good but not breathtaking like the one we had in Lucca. It was good though, a bit dark (unexpected for Tuscany) but very decent. They had a few parties down at the bar (I think they have a bunch of those) and it's really nice... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2011

We recently stayed at Villa Otium for 3 nights and absolutely loved it. The location was great to use as a base and of course had amazing views. Despite our lack of Italian, Maurizia & Giulio (& Fabio) were all so lovely and helpful. Fabio took time to give us some advice on where we could visit which was greatly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2010

Villa Otium is a perfect little B&B perched on top of a hill looking out over the rolling Tuscan landscape. The B&B is located about 15 mins outside of the town of Volterra (a must see town if you are travelling in Tuscany). Rooms were small, but comfortable and our hosts were very welcoming - giving us refreshing iced tea... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2010

I had an amazing stay at Villa Otium with my husband in April 2010. The location is just outside of Volterra and it was very easy to find and go back and forth to Volterra as much as we wanted. The room was very nice – they had a hair dryer for me (a must!) and wifi access as well.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2009

when we arrived at this beautiful setting three of our group was under the weather. It could not have been a better setting to relax and rest. We were early so our rooms were not ready but they welcomed us just the same. Maurizza , I hope I have her name right, made us a special soup and herbal tea... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2009

My wife and I spent 3 nights at Villa Otium and were very pleased with the service, food and location. Giulio, Maurizza (and Matteu) provided warm, friendly service starting the moment we pulled up to the place. The first thing they asked us is whether we were hungry - we said yes and within moments were sitting outside at a... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2008

We have a 1 year old baby and were in a large group of people who went to stay at Villa Otium just this last week. There was also 2 other babies with us; an 11 month old and 18 month old. We had the most fantastic family holiday! The babies had a wonderful time, as it's a really family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2008

Referring to the comment below the “Worst hotel I've ever stayed in”, contrary to their comments, I think Villa Otium is a wonderful place, quite cheap compared the other B&B in the area. It is situated in an astonishing countryside 5 minutes from Volterra, a city located in the middle of Tuscany. The owners have been really welcoming and friendly... More 

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Address: Podere Colombaia | San Cipriano, 56048 Volterra, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Pisa > Volterra
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Number of rooms: 8
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