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“True paradise!” 5 of 5 stars
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Casa Moricciani
Via Gaetano Milanesi, 13, 53020 Castelmuzio, Italy   |  
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St. Albert, Canada
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“True paradise!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Spent a week in the Villa - 6 adults - no one wanted to leave. The "home" is beautifully decorated - well stocked - views are spectacular. Isabella and Carlos take incredible care of their guests. We had pre planned our itinerary for the week but once we got to the Villa and had our meet and great with Carlotta we ended up changing our itinerary to do many of the "off the beaten track" trips. Chef Alessandro came and cooked dinner for us (a must - able to relax and enjoy the beautiful setting of the Villa - eating on the garden patio) and on another night we had him teach us a few recipes. Guests are truly treated well - definately do the dolca vita package.
Did I mention the incredible views?

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CasaMoricciani, Owner at Casa Moricciani, responded to this review, January 18, 2014
Ciao Thai Karen,

We are really looking forward to seeing you again this year! Thank you for coming last season, and for organizing a second visit for this year. Let us know if you have anything special in mind that you would like to do, or if there is anything we can do for you in preparation of your trip.

Thank you so much for taking the time to write and post your review. We appreciate it very much!

See you soon!
Isabella and Carlo
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Belleville, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We just couldn't believe the view as we overlooked the Val D'Orcia with Pienza and Montepulciano in the distance. This is quintessential Tuscany!

We received the warmest of welcomes from the Moricciani family who, we are sure, work harder at pleasing their guests than any innkeepers or hoteliers we have ever met. The villa is stunning and spotless; everything is done to please their guests, including "special delivery" goodies each morning, fully stocked cupboards and wine cooler. If dinner out suits you, there is a very adequate restaurant about 100 metres distant; eating in? visit the co-op for anything you may need.

The beds are comfortable, the cleaning staff is friendly, and we felt as if we could stay forever. Bravo for such an excellent time!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CasaMoricciani, Owner at Casa Moricciani, responded to this review, January 18, 2014
Ciao brucecar,

Grazie for letting us know, with your kind review, that you enjoyed your stay!! This is music for our "eyes" and means everything to us.

Carlo and I really enjoyed getting to know you and your friends, and hope that your stay in Primo Mobile was all that you wanted. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for staying with us, and for taking the time to post your review.

Isabella and Carlo
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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Nothing to do but echo everyone else's reviews -- the warm welcome, perfect view, beautiful rooms in the casa, everything clean and well-maintained. Touring around southern tuscany is a completely different experience of italy, nothing like going to Florence or Rome -- the bustle is completely absent. The Moriccianis showed us so much of the surrounding area, made great restaurant recs, supplied us with a beatufiul basket of cured meats and cheeses, wine and oil from their farm. The vegetable garden at their nearby agriturismo was availble to us, so we actually did a lot of self-catering -- well-stocked kitchen -- eating dinner on the terrace, overlooking a stunning valley view. Incomparable.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CasaMoricciani, Owner at Casa Moricciani, responded to this review, January 18, 2014
Dear Kyra,

Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to write such a beautiful review. We are so happy that you found the peace and serenity you were looking for, and also enjoyed our family farm and special activities. Thanks also for mentioning the Locherber body/beauty/home products that are made by my family made only in Switzerland and Italy, and it is nice to know you found them to be good for your skin. :-)

We wish a wonderful life and marriage to you and your husband, and hope that one day we will see you again!

With many thanks and warm wishes,
Isabella and Carlo
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Tokyo, Japan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I can only echo the views shared by other reviewers that Casa Moricciani offers a very high level of accommodation and service. In particular the quality of the property and it's amenities, the care shown by Carlo, Isabella and others, and the high level of cleanliness are equal to the highest standard that I have experienced in travel globally. We look forward to staying there again in the future.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CasaMoricciani, Owner at Casa Moricciani, responded to this review, January 19, 2014
Dear frequenttraveller123,

What a wonderful surprise to receive your email today, and to think you may be returning again this year! We keep our fingers crossed that your travel plans will work out and that we will be seeing you again soon.

Please know how much we appreciate your very kind review on Trip Advisor. It means so much to us.

Looking forward to the chance to see you, with many thanks,
Isabella and Carlo
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Tacoma
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

A perfect travel experience is one in which I come away with new insights, new friends, and an understanding of a place and its people as never before. In my many years of travel the two weeks we spent at Casa Moricciani were the epitome of all I love about travel. The villa is stunning, but the hospitality and true caring of Isabella, Carlo and the entire family opened my eyes to the soul of Tuscany, Perfection.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CasaMoricciani, Owner at Casa Moricciani, responded to this review, January 18, 2014
Dear Zari,

You have given us the highest compliment possible by saying your stay with us was "a perfect travel experience". That is truly our goal--to help our guests return home from their time in Tuscany with a sense of having felt a connection with its people, its traditions, and its culture. We know ourselves, from our own travels, that this is what makes the memories of a stay so lasting and meaningful.

We thank you for coming to be with us for two wonderful weeks--you are now friends with whom we hope so much to see again one day.

With deepest appreciation,
Isabella and Carlo
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Fort McMurray, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The Val D'Orcia area in Tuscany is beautiful, but this little spot is nothing short of heaven. We have travelled extensively and this is by far the most wonderful vacation we have ever experienced. Isabella, Carlo and their family made this such a warm and welcoming adventure. Our "Dolce Vita" stay was just perfect. Castelmuzio is a beautiful tiny hilltop town, easily accessible by car to Siena, Pienza, Montalcino, Montepulciano. The "options" that Isabella provided to us allowed us to participate in activities and explore these areas in a way that we would not have otherwise had the opportunity - cheese tastings, cooking classes, biking, wine tasting and more were all arranged for us and all we had to do was enjoy! We will remember most our pici night at Cretaiole - the people, the laughter, the food, wine and dancing was amazing. We vow to return!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CasaMoricciani, Owner at Casa Moricciani, responded to this review, January 18, 2014
Carlo and I were thrilled to be able to help you and your friends celebrate your 25th wedding anniversaries! Thank you for writing your review and letting us know that you are pleased with your stay in Tuscany. The four of you were so much fun and the other guests, as well as our family, were so happy to have gotten to know you. I hope you have made some lasting friendships that will always remind you of your special anniversary time in the Val d'Orcia.

We look forward to seeing you again, and until then, we send our warmest hugs to all of you!!
Isabella and Carlo
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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Staying at any of the properties owned by the Moricciani family is one of the best travel experiences we have had in Europe ...and we have travelled extensively. We agree with the traveller who wrote that it is tempting not to write a review because we're inclined to keep Casa Morcianni a secret but this family and the breathtaking countryside they live in deserve to be known. It is true what is said, "...you will arrive as guests, be treated as friends, and leave as family!"

There are many things we could comment on but we will focus on a few that truly are unique:
- Isabella's 'binders' and the work she has put into them to ensure that everything you need to know or could want to know to make your trip memorable is at your fingertips. Add to that the extensive list of options you are presented with upon your arrival - not to mention the fruit, veg and other delectables - and staying at Casa Moricciani is like having your own private concierge! Every activity or restaurant that she directed us to was magnificent.
- Through the various activities, we sampled fabulous wines, ate heavenly food, and met fascinating people whose knowledge and passion immersed us in the fabric of Val d'Orcia!
- The design and decor of the apartments and the gardens is like something out of Architectural Digest...and its incredibly clean. The view from the garden, and from most of the windows, reminds you why so many feel compelled to paint this landscape...wondrous!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CasaMoricciani, Owner at Casa Moricciani, responded to this review, January 19, 2014
Dear Purplfenski,

We really loved reading your review, and we feel so fortunate to have had you for guests for two weeks. Thank you for your kind words, and for letting us know which things you found to be particular useful and enjoyable.

We know you travel extensively, but we really hope that one day you will decide that a return trip to Tuscany is "necessary" and that we will have the pleasure of seeing you again.

Ciao, grazie mille,
Isabella and Carlo
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Address: Via Gaetano Milanesi, 13, 53020 Castelmuzio, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Castelmuzio
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Specialty Lodging in Castelmuzio
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa Moricciani is the perfect place to stay for independent travelers desiring to experience authentic Tuscany in refined luxury and style. The villa is truly a home — designed, furnished, and equipped with every comfort — and beckons you to come and live "the Tuscan life" in the picturesque village of Castelmuzio — a medieval town, just south of Siena, surrounded by the greatest Tuscan wines, foods, and sceneries, and yet itself undiscovered and waiting for you to enjoy its hidden pleasures. ... more   less 
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