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“Location, location” 5 of 5 stars
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Colazione in Piazza Castello
Piazza Castello, 9, Turin, Italy (Centro)   |  
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Ranked #16 of 127 Turin B&B and Inns
Alassio, Italy
1 review
“Location, location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

Just perfect , the position also ideal for seeing all there is to see in Torino. Excellent
Breakfast and
perfect owners.help give to two Dutch guests with their many questions, bus routes and numbers given kindly. Definately Will re visit

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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FVG
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152 reviews 152 reviews
64 hotel reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Fantastic location overlooking Piazza Castello and at an easy walking distance from the main railway station Porta Nuova. My room was spacious with a distinct flair and a great balcony overlooking the Piazza and Via Po.
Elegance, warm hospitality and foremost breakfast freshly handcrafted every day

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Belgium
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16 hotel reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

This small B&B is absolutely splendid. It has 2 rooms (or 1 or 2 more? On their website it says 2, but apparently there’s also a room on another floor?). The B&B is beautifully decorated; French country style, very cute and romantic!
We stayed in the indaco room, which has an ensuite bathroom. The other room (camera bianca) has a private bathroom in the corridor.
The owners are very nice and the location simply can’t be beaten. From the balcony you can see the Gran Madre and the Mole on your right, Piazza Castello on your left; great great great!
Free wireless internet, however, no tv or radio in the room.
Great breakfast; fresh fruit and tons of delicious homemade cookies, cakes and bread. The marmalade is yummy as well. Only the yoghurt seems the odd one out, as it is not bio and comes from a discount supermarket – small detail, I know, but it just looked a bit strange amongst the bio abundance.

Although I absolutely loved the place, I do have some remarks:
- there’s no air conditioning. Since the rooms are directly under the roof, it can be very, very hot in the summer.
- there is a hair dryer in the bathroom, but unfortunately the plug doesn’t fit into the socket, so it’s basically useless.
- bin was not emptied for 3 days; this was a bit strange; as it was very warm.

In my opinion not a single hotel in Torino can compete with this cute B&B. I will definitely go back, but maybe not during the hot summer months!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

go to Turin? DO NOT GO ANYWHERE ELSE. The place is perfect, the breakfast divine and both Azzurra and Zena are just as you could wish a host is. We go to Turin each year and tried each time a different hotel, even the one who is considered the best in town which I will not even name as the do do not deserve being mentioned ( just between via Roma and via Lagrange) can compare to this fantastic place.

  • Stayed December 2012, 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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Azzurra and Zena are two of the nicest people I have ever met and they make staying in their delicious (breakfast and decor) B&B a delight. We were made to feel totally welcome and the rooms were so special that I would like to go back there just to take some photographs. The attention to detail is at every level but in particular it was at breakfast that we noticed how they wanted us to be completely happy and relaxed. My sister-in-law is diabetic and although we didn't stress this fact soon special dishes were being made just for her! I cannot think of a better way to spend your nights and breakfasts in Turin. Thank you both so much!

  • Stayed October 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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Singapore, Singapore
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6 hotel reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Everything about this B&B is fantastic! Azzurra is such lovely hostess - the 100 years old room with probably one of the best views in the city; the home baked cookies smell that welcomes guests to come home; breakfast warms your heart... It is everything I wanted for a holiday stay but more! More useful tips - location is fantastic ( almost walking distance to all the places you want to visit); room reco is vert thoughtful; you can speak either English or French ( of course Italian as well) with the girls.

  • Stayed August 2012, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights in May. Wonderful B&B run by 2 lovely younger women who were extremely pleasant and helpful. Their English is limited but we managed fine. Email correspondence was quick. Breakfast was abundant and home baked, enjoyed in our room or on our balcony over Via Po with a partial view of the Piazza. Our room had a private bathroom across the hall, the other has an en suite. One night was a little warm so we asked for a fan the next day, which they provided. The location could not be more central and ideal for enjoying beautiful Torino. With the building elevator and interior courtyard it feels like staying in an apartment as opposed to a sterile hotel. The rate is not cheap but due to the location and personal service, it's well worth it. Highly recommended.

Room Tip: Only 2 rooms, but the en suite is probably best, although the other has a long balcony.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Piazza Castello, 9, Turin, Italy
Location: Italy > Piedmont > Province of Turin > Turin > Centro
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Ranked #16 of 127 B&Bs / Inns in Turin
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