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La Bandita

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Loc. Lucciolabella, 53026 Pienza, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

I was at La Bandita after Christmas and left the first day of 2013. My wife and two kids had a wonderful time. The scenery is of a dreamlike quality and the stay was pleasant due to the excellent cares of Simone Elena David and the kind polish lady who's name I don't remember, I'm sorry! Too much Vino Nobile... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

A friend and I scheduled a girls trip to Italy, right after Thanksgiving. La Bandita was a recommendation from a friend who had visited the previous year. We loved our stay here. Everyone was extremely helpful and friendly, from pre-arrival planning to activity planning once we arrived, to recommending other hotels for the first leg of our trip. Near the... More 

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Firenze
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6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

The only downside about la Bandita is that the secret is getting out, & its necessary to book a room way in advance! I had dinner with my family there one evening in July, but had to stay in a nearby Agriturismo called Luccio Bella, as la Bandita was fully booked. Dinner was magical,sitting on a deck on top of... More 

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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Was researching lodging in or near Pienza during a driving trip around Italy in August 2011. The reviews seemed positive, so I called to see if there was any last-minute availability. Francesca was vibrant and inviting starting with answering the phone. The drive up the dirt roads adds to the authentic experience. The interior of La Bandita is well done... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We stayed three nights at La Bandita, a beautiful small resort situated on a idyllic hillside in Tuscany. The room itself is large and very comfortable, but I wouldn't recommend spending much time there when you could be sitting outside enjoying the scenery or visiting one of the many Tuscan hill towns in easy driving distance. The staff at La... More 

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Sausalito, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

A “magical dream” wouldn’t do it justice… La Bandita is an incredible place filled with the most amazing people who (from the moment you arrive) make you feel ‘at home’. When trying to decide where to ‘elope’, it didn’t take long to decide on La Bandita and the magic of Pienza. John, Paola, David and the rest of the Bandita... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

I am almost tempted to keep La Bandita a secret..........HOWEVER, i feel i owe it to the amazing team at La Bandita (who work so hard to make the whole experience so special) to give it the exceptional review it clearly deserves! The scenery is breathtaking. The food prepared by their private chef, David, is EXCEPTIONAL - in fact the... More 

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Stanford, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Due to some serendipity and immaculate timing, we landed a night at La Bandita (they had one free room-night for the entire month of September). We'd heard rave reviews, but none of them could have prepared us for just how breathtaking and charming of a place it is. La Bandita is completely isolated, at the end of a 3 km.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Though my beautiful new wife might roll her eyes at my writing style I'm going to keep this really simple. We dragged two families and a load of friends from across the globe and hired out La Bandita for a week to celebrate our wedding and never ONCE doubted that we had made the right decision. Everything was first class... More 

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Bromley
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012 via mobile

We spent 3 delightful days at La Bandita. I agree with several other reviewers that it's hard to put into words how special this place is. The hospitality of your hosts, the beauty of the surrounding countryside, and the general excellence of the accommodation are all first rate. On top of all that, the food conjured up by David the... More 

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