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Relais Masseria Villa Cenci

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Strada Prov.le per Ceglie Messapica | Loc. Cisternino Contrada Carperi, 72014 Cisternino, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Cisternino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014
shasha b Sydney, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

You are six km from the sea,and a long watery stretch from Albania. Fly into Bari airport and wheel your way to the valley d'Itria. You are now trully in Trulli territory.with these buildings the most covetted accomodation in Apulia. Villa Cenci is one of the loveliest Trulli hotels that we have experienced. its an old country estate that's been... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

The second 'hotel' of my trip here in Italy. A beautiful estate in the country located near Cisternino. Beautiful rooms (both the truli and the superior room), great service and above all peace and quiet. The safe in the room was convenient. The breakfast existed out of a healthy buffet with typical Italian dishes. The lunch buffet is 25€, so... More

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Milan, Italy
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

It might need a certain "intelligence" to find it, as direction signs are a bit vague, but once you are in this tastefully restructured Masseria, with its quaint "trulli" rooms, with their lavander colored windows, and fragrant lavander bushes you will be grateful, truly grateful, that you have chosen it. The cristal clear pool, the lush gardens, the very yummy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Villa Cenci is quietly situated in the country around Cisternino in the middle of the Puglia. An excellent place to start vists to the whole region. The breakfasts were superb , with an unbelievable choice and quality. We had a superior room with an extraordinary bath : almost 2m by 2m, could accept 4 people ...? Marvellous gardens and a... More

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Martina Franca, Italy
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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012 via mobile

After an endless research looking for a nice and relaxing place where to spend 2 or 3 days I came across Relais Masseria Villa Cenci and booked trough Tripadvisor facility a 2 nights stay. Apparently the server had overbooked the place but the owner Mrs. Bianco really tryed hard and managed to reshuffle the all lot. With great pleasure for... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

The hotel is situated in a nice area. The rooms, pool etc. are widely spread and give a nice atmosphere. The rooms are OK in terms of price value - they actually look better than they are (e.g. the shower looks great but doesn't work like expected - but not an issue). The main problem of the hotels is clearly,... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

It's not easy to find Relais Masseria Villa Cenci: ride from Cisternino in the direction of Ceglie Messapica and you will find a narrow street on your right-hand side that leads you to the hotel. A masseria is a farm house and this one exists of different buildings that all have their own characteritics. We were the only guests staying... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

The hotel is discreet and in good taste, the rooms large and comfortable, the swimming pool exceptionally wide and not crowded, and the position excellent for visiting the small towns of northern Apulia which are a delight. The restaurant is banal, alas. No culinary heights, but decent pensione food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2010

This summer we were given a book great escapes Italy and came across Villa Cenci. After looking at those marvelous photos and visiting its website our appetite was more than just stimulated. We cherished the wish to visit the region of Puglia for a long time and spontaneously decided to spend a couple of days there (we live in Switzerland... More

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32 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2010

We loved this place. It's quite a sprawling complex set in beautiful, green grounds which are immaculately kept without feeling overly manicured. The hotel is made up of a collection of refurbished buildings, with the restaurant and some rooms in the old main building and some more rooms in the Trulli next door. We stayed in a Trullo which was... More

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Address: Strada Prov.le per Ceglie Messapica | Loc. Cisternino Contrada Carperi, 72014 Cisternino, Italy
Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Brindisi > Cisternino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Relais Masseria Villa Cenci 4*
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Relais Masseria Villa Cenci Cisternino, Italy - Puglia

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Property was renovated. A few km from Ostuni and Alberobello and the beach. 20 elegant guest rooms in "Trulli"/"Lamie" (old rural architectural style) with bathroom, TV, hairdryer, minibar, safe and A/C. Some feature large stone bathtubs. 3 suites in the main Villa. Swimming pool on great lawn and Mediterranean park. Restaurant offers typical Apulian dishes and homegrown products. Wifi Internet, massage, beauty services, laundry. ... more   less 
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