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Borgo Pretale

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Localita Pretale, 53018 Sovicille, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Sovicille
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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84 reviews 84 reviews
24 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

In this charming old farmhouse surrounded by the rolling Tuscan Hills and quiet forests full of life, it is hard not to feel completely at peace with the world. Borgo Pretale is simply the perfect balance of nature and extremely tasteful design. I returned here after nearly a decade since my last visit and was delighted to see that my... More

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Beautiful hotel totally medieval, the room very lovely, wonderful breakfast, the hotel owners wonderful, friendly and welcoming, not wait to be able to go there again. Large space with lots of green, bicycles for guests and close to siena, sovicille, but you have to be with a car.

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New York City, New York
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5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This was our third trip to Borgo Pretale, but the first in 10 years, and we wondered how it had held up. Perhaps it was a silly concern, as the buildings date from the 13th century! But it was much as we remembered it. We started to decompress on the familiar winding drive to the top of the hill through... More

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BorgoPretale, Direttore at Borgo Pretale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We are very lucky to work with people that appreciate a place like our hotel, full of history, character and with a strategic position to visit the beautiful surroundings. We are happy to read you find the rooms as beautiful as you remembered from you last trip, if not better. Thank... More

Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We went here and fell in love with this place. Really good food, excellent service, nice swimming pool and awesome views over Tuscany. We really recommend this beautiful place if you´re in the area. We went here instead of staying in Siena.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Once a Year Tuscany, once a year Borgo Pretale since year 2001. Beautiful location, amazing rustic buildings on the top of the hill, the most friendly and professional people makes us always feel like in home! The real luxury of the hotel are the wonderful mentality of the people, the original Tuscany food, the great appreciation of the ancient buildings,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I loved the location, the reception was so friendly and couldn't be more accomodating. Yes of course the room was dark, but the beauty of the hills, the gardens, the view, the sound of birds singing, nature all around was simply beautiful, I will definitely return with my husband as I went alone due to work. You must go and... More

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Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
28 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This B&B has the feel of being in the country, but is truly only 25-30 min. from Siena Be prepared to drive the last 2 miles on a dirt road. It is in a beautiful setting and was very quiet. The room we had (#25) was spacious but very dark. You had to use a flashlight to get clothes out... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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77 hotel reviews
500 helpful votes 500 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

The Borgo Pretale left us feeling ambivalent about our visit. As the name implies, it was once a fortress. Other than the building shape and construction, there are few indications of its past use. We were very impressed with many features and disappointed with others. Let me start with the positives and work from there. Positives: • It is situated... More

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BorgoPretale, Direttore at Borgo Pretale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for the time that you spent to write your review. Every comment is really important to help us to improve our services. We are glad that you liked the location of our hotel with his authenticity, our rooms that reflect the history of the place and the nature that surrounds Borgo Pretale. We are sorry that... More

Bratislava, Slovakia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Borgo Pretale is the place where you can travel back in time! We rent an apartment for 4 nights. The suit was lovely and just perfect. The houses are made of stone, outside there are wooden blinds in front of the windows and doors, there is also a private little terrace in front of each apartment. The rooms are comfortable... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012 via mobile

As a family of six we enjoyed the best of everything - some played tennis, some had a swim and some went sightseeing. Beautiful cottages, good restaurant and friendly staff. Recommended.

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Address: Localita Pretale, 53018 Sovicille, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Sovicille
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Borgo Pretale 4*
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Borgo Pretale Sovicille
Borgo Pretale Hotel Sovicille
Borgo Pretale Italy/Sovicille, Tuscany

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
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Borgo Pretale is a heavenly retreat in the lush green hills of Siena.34 rooms located both in the XIIc. Tower and in the lovely cottages spread in the 2h garden.Restaurant with tuscan specialities and terrace with breathtaking view over the valley. Sporting activities: Tennis court, gym with sauna, archery, trekking, mountain biking and swimming poolConference room -ideal location for team building and outdoor training.Wedding and banqueting facilities.Open seasonly from April to October ... more   less 
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