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“Oasis of Tranquility” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Relais Villa Acquaviva

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Relais Villa Acquaviva
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   loc. Acquaviva, 10, 58014 Montemerano, Manciano, Italy   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Montemerano
Heroldsberg, Germany
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20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Oasis of Tranquility”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We stayed for a week in this wonderful place - and were, due to the early time of the year, almost the only guests.

We had one of the Deluxe Rooms (which could be a bit more spacious) but was lovely decorated and we had a wonderful terrace overlooking the vineyards, with a view to Montemerano.

Don´t miss to visit all the suggestions and Restaurants given to you by Fabrizio !

  • Stayed April 2014, 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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Granduca79, Proprietario at Relais Villa Acquaviva, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
Dear RM67,
thank you for you post!
We know that not all the rooms that we have are big, but this is what we had by a renovation of a old building.
Next time I will show you more rooms and find the best for you, there are some larger than your with directly access to the garden.
I'm so happy that you appreciate my suggestions, I love Villa Acquaviva and Maremma and I want to share the best with all my guest/friend

hope to see you soon

best regards

Fabrizio D'Ascenzi
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Beautiful location, fantastic view from the window even though it's march.
Very homey and comfortable place.
We stayed only one night, but I definitely recommend this little peaceful Tuscan gem.
I think it's even greater in summer.

Thank you,
Emanuele and Lisa

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Granduca79, Proprietario at Relais Villa Acquaviva, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
Dear Emanuele e Lisa,
thank you for the review.
I'm so happy that in one night you get in love with Maremma and Villa Acquaviva.

hope to see you soon

regards

Fabrizio
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I discovered this corner of Tuscany some years ago looking for "undiscovered" territory. My Smart car got caught in a Maremma traffic jam - surrounded by a herd of sheep! I was hooked. Fabrizio, his family and staff have always provided a warm welcome over the years and it is simply a pleasure to stay here tucked among the vineyards. Just a short drive brings you to the hot springs at Saturnia. I love getting up with the dawn, soaking in the springs and coming back to the hotel for a great breakfast. The little hill towns of the region are an easy drive away. As a single traveler, I always feel comfortable here. The restaurant is excellent, with foods typical of the region and a very good selection of wines. There's nothing quite like whiling away a summer afternoon, napping by the pool and enjoying la dolce vita at Acquaviva! Don't miss it!

Room Tip: Rooms in the original house are quite nice and private.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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Granduca79, Proprietario at Relais Villa Acquaviva, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
Dear jt00187,
thank you so much for your amazing review.
I am so happy that you had a good stay in Villa Acquaviva with me and my family.

Thank you to force yourself to share our property

hope to see you soon

regards

Fabrizio D'Ascenzi
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16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We have just returned from a week in Villa Acquaviva, it is a lovely hotel with a swimming pool and pretty grounds. The restaurant is first class and serves wines from the surrounding vineyard. We walked around many of the local villages and explored the region a little. The staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. It was relaxing and restful.

Room Tip: As there is just one floor, there is nobody above you which is great, some rooms had a balcony.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Granduca79, Proprietario at Relais Villa Acquaviva, responded to this review, January 20, 2014
Thank you Rosek963 for your wonderful review.
We are so happy that you spent a good time at Villa Acquaviva and also that you enjoyed Maremma as well.

hope to see you soon

best regards

Fabrizio
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Lincolnshire, England
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We stayed here for four nights when we first arrived in Tuscany. A lovely welcome from Fabrizio (who was always on hand for tips and advice - great guy) led us to discover this tranquil get away - perfect for our honeymoon. The gardens and pool area were just what any couple would want for peace and relaxation. Swimming in the pool surrounded by the Tuscan hills - what more could you want. Our room was delightfully rustic and although not huge in size - was perfectly adequate with a lovely balcony with amazing views. Chilled wine and fruit was a nice extra - we booked a deluxe room.

The real treat for us was the restaurant. We ate some of the best food we have ever tried. One evening we opted for the 8 course wine tasting menu - we got to sample every wine produced by the family carefully matched with 8 courses from their delicious dinner menu. We were looked after so well by the fantastic staff in the restaurant and it was simply lovely to know that the chef was 'mum'.

Not far from the main village of Montemerano, there were other nice restaurants to sample and we took advantage of being near the natural thermal springs of Saturnia Spa - we got a day pass there and was really worth it.

In summary, the family and staff welcome you into their way of life - sharing everything they love. It was a very special and unique place to stay. Truly memorable. Highly recommended.

Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Granduca79, Proprietario at Relais Villa Acquaviva, responded to this review, August 18, 2013
Dear Jenn_Steve_E
what else to add? Incredible review!
As described by you our house, it's just like we would like each guest / friend alive Villa Acquaviva.
Feel at home, but pampered, enjoy the beautiful nature of our estate, but also use it as a base for excursions throughout the Maremma incredible.

Thanks also and above all for the nice words about our restaurant "La limonaia", Valentina and the staff really do a great job and receive comments like your pushing forward.

see you soon, who knows maybe for an anniversary ^_^

Fabrizio
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We spent 5 nights at the resort. The grounds and pool area are beautiful. Breakfast consists of eggs, meats, cheeses, breads, jams etc. Staff is very friendly and informative We stayed in a suite room number 25. The suite offered plenty of space and the air conditioner was working properly. The only issue we had was that the toilet is high on a platform which is not good if you are a short person and there is a hot water heater thst needs to be turned on and it takes about 15 minutes for the water to get hot. We would stsy here again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Granduca79, Proprietario at Relais Villa Acquaviva, responded to this review, August 17, 2013
Dear Mrs. Cindy K,
thank you for your reviews.
Thank you for your detailed description of our strengths, and thank you also for the advice on the water and hot water.

We hope to show you soon, that we are working to improve.

see you soon

Fabrizio
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Saska Kepa, Warszawa, Poland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Perfect place to relax. Peace and quiet. Excellent design of the building, the garden and the environment. The friendly and helpful staff. Here we spent 10 wonderful days of our holiday. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a place to relax away from the hustle and bustle.

  • Stayed August 2012, 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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Granduca79, Proprietario at Relais Villa Acquaviva, responded to this review, March 28, 2013
Dear Guest,
thank you for your feedback.
When guest choice to spend with us a long time, It is not easy for us, because everyday we want to help you to have a funny time and wonderful stay. When we reached a positive result, we are so happy.
So thank you for your amazing words and also to suggest Villa Acquaviva to other people

hope to see you soon here

best regards

Fabrizio D'Ascenzi
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Address: loc. Acquaviva, 10, 58014 Montemerano, Manciano, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Grosseto > Manciano > Montemerano
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Montemerano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Relais Villa Acquaviva 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Italian romantic, country hotel standing in the Tuscan Maremma, close to the Saturnia Spa at Manciano, the Villa Acquaviva luxury hotel is the ideal place for those looking for wellbeing and relaxation. Bedrooms and suites, with hydromassage or with terrace in order to benefit from all the advantages of a comfortable and tranquil stay. Acquaviva Farm’s Wine Cellar is an integral part of the hotel’s elegance and charm: it offers a choice of excellent wine to taste in the wine cellar or in the country hotel’s restaurant. The country hotel’s restaurant, La Limonaia, offers a sophisticated and refined service in the name of wellbeing: Tuscan dishes, typical produce of the Tuscan Maremma, wine and olive oil coming from this eco-friendly, country hotel. An enchanting country hotel, a romantic and regenerating retreat is waiting for you in the delightful Tuscan Maremma. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Relais Hotel Manciano
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