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Castello Vertine

Loc. Vertine, 15, 53013 Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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South Salem, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Amazing views and pool cut into mountain side! Very large rooms in a real castle. Extremely quiet. Uniquely decorated by artist owners. Good breakfast, very helpful staff. Challenging driveway and drive through this medieval town, but worth it.

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Ancaster, On
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31 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

When do you get the chance to stay in an 11th century castle? We absolutely loved our stay here. The castle is located in a very small hamlet of Vertine and about a 10 minute drive from Gaiole in Chianti. It is in an amazing and peaceful location overlooking olive trees and vineyards in the valleys below. The views are... More 

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Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Waking up here is a surreal experience as the accommodation is straight out of a historical romance. The rooms are traditionally furnished in impeccable taste, so you feel like you're in a fairytale - except you have all modern amenities. The castle is small for a castle, but it's a genuine castle, and it's size means you feel that it's... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

This B&B and its' surrounding quaint almost medieval village looks like it came off a well maintained movie set. My wife and I stayed in one of the top floor rooms and the view of the surrounding countryside from the window was "storybook" and unbelievably serene. I was struck by the spaciousness of the castle B&B. Our room was huge,... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Vertine is a fantastic small (very small) village up on the hill above Gaiole in Chianti, one of the famous villages in the wine region south-west of Florence. Two old towers and a few houses, surrounded by walls, all in whitish stone, very typical. The relais is located in one of the two towers, dating XI (yes, eleventh!) century. What... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I was here with my fiance for a week in the summer of '12 Overall we had a fantastic time! The rooms in this medevil castle are spacious, comfortable, and extremely elegant. Joy, the owner, was very accommodating to our every need and request. She suggested excellent places to eat and visit. It was also nice to simply stay on... More 

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