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Al Gelso Bianco Farm-Holiday Resort

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Via di S.Appiano, 47-50021 Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
Al Gelso Bianco Farm-Holiday Resort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

There is no other place for us to stay when we return to Tuscany. We received a good deal of assistance in the process of making the reservation with staff more than helpful in handling a number of enquiries. Vittoria was most attentive in handling any queries we had before arrival, and was most helpful in providing tips on what... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The search is over, you should stay here. We had our wedding at Gelso Bianco in June and hired the whole place. It was all was perfect, from the beautiful apartments and gardens to the wonderful staff. The setting is stunning and it is a little oasis of tranquility which works for friends, couples and families alike. There are some... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We just came back from a stay at Al Gelso Bianco and overall had a good stay. Pros Could not ask for a better location from Tuscany - central yet close to the city - we visited 9+ cities in 6 days. The grounds are beautiful - well maintained and stunning views. The pool is key in Tuscany in the... More 

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irenesan, Proprietario at Al Gelso Bianco Farm-Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Dear guests, we are sorry you didn't find our property according with your expetations by the way I wish to underline some importants aspects: 1) Al Gelso Bianco is NOT an Hotel but a self catering property; so we don't have hotel criteria 2) The apartment is quite new with new forniture, restaured with hight standard materials 3) linens and... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here. They make the whole family feel very welcome. Al Gelso is ideally placed for days out and is within striking distance of several good restaurants. The pasta making course is great, they engage the whole family in the process, you drink wine as you go and then eat the excellent pasta. We stayed in... More 

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irenesan, Proprietario at Al Gelso Bianco Farm-Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Dear guests, we are sorry you didn't find our property according with your expetations by the way I wish to underline some importants aspects: 1) Al Gelso Bianco is NOT an Hotel but a self catering property; so we don't have hotel criteria 2) The apartment is quite new with new forniture, restaured with hight standard materials 3) linens and... More 

Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The welcoming team and family owners at Al Gelso Bianco shared their beautiful property, stories and smiles to provide us with a very special week in Tuscany. Our six year old daughter just loved the pool, which was kept at a comfortable 20 degrees Celsius. She swam every day, sometimes twice, and even in the rain. She and I had... More 

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San Diego, California
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We spent weeks, months, looking into the many hundreds of villas that are available to rent throughout Tuscany. We are so incredibly happy that we chose Al Gelso Bianco as our Tuscany home for our stay. Pictures simply don't do it justice, the views of the vineyards and olive groves with the towers of San Gimignano in the background make... More 

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East Fremantle, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed at Al Gelso in mid May and it was a highlight of our 6 week tour of Italy. One of the things I really wanted to do whilst in Italy was to stay in the Tuscan countryside on a beautiful property amongst undulating hills, overlooking vineyards and this is exactly what I was looking for. The property itself... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Beautiful location and very convenient to both Siena and Florence. Everyone there was incredibly friendly and the grounds, with all the flowers in bloom, was quite lovely. Definitely recommend this location for a family with children.

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Brunssum, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This was the ideal vacation area and the BEST possible location. We (wife, 3 kids, mother in law & me) stayed 4 nights and wished we would've been there longer. The cottage was spacious and clean and with magical views from the porch. The staff truly deserve the highest honors as each member went the extra mile to make us... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We had a lovely time at Al Gelso Bianco. Our stay was for 4 nights and we enjoyed them all. While visiting a storm caused some trouble, but the owners were very quick to remedy the situations as best as they could. We brought our two young children here and they were welcomed so lovingly by the owners and staff.... More 

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