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“Coming Home” 5 of 5 stars
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via Talosa 21, 53045 Montepulciano, Italy   |  
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Ranked #1 of 29 Hotels in Montepulciano
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Pietrasanta
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4 hotel reviews
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“Coming Home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We have been coming back to Meuble il Riccio for many years now and we have never been disappointed. It is located at the top of Montepulciano on a side street just off the piazza. This historic property has been beautifully renovated and just recently they have added 5 newly renovated rooms. No attention to detail was overlooked. All the rooms are beautifully appointed and very comfortable. There are beautiful views from the rooms and also from the rooftop deck - a must see. The breakfast is sumptuous, located in the beautiful reception room, with delicious Italian coffee - espresso, cappuccino or americano. Gio and Ivana are wonderful hosts and make everyone feel welcome. Gio is an accomplished photographer so check out his photographs. The paintings were done by his father. When we come here we know we can relax because it feels like we are coming home.

  • Stayed October 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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meubleilricciohotel, Proprietario at Meuble il Riccio, responded to this review, October 19, 2012
Dear Marjorie T,
thank you very much for your opinion. Is always a pleasure to have you here with us. Our home is your home. We are waiting for the next time, hoping to show a novelty.
Ciao! Ciao!
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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dana point california
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35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We had an OK stay at this hotel. We've been to Italy several times and this trip has been over 5 weeks long. We enjoyed Montepulciano and the location of Meuble ll Riccio is very good indeed. The hotel is in a historic building which gives it great character, but lacks some creature comforts. Our room was clean, but smal,l and the bathroom was very small. We had some problems with water pressure in the mornings. It can be a long walk from their parking location and up a flight of stairs - it was no problem for us, but anyone with walking issues might have trouble. I felt the 8E breakfast was overpriced, but of course you don't have to purchase the breakfast. We've stayed in over 20 inns, hotels and b&b's this trip and I would rate this hotel was average to good in comparison.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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meubleilricciohotel, Proprietario at Meuble il Riccio, responded to this review, October 17, 2012
Dear Guest,
thank you for your opinion. We work very hard to improve the quality of your stay here at Meublè IL RICCIO and we do our best for our guests. Unfortunately, some defects not depend on us but from the structure: the stairs, the measurement of the standard rooms, the size of the bathrooms. For this we made available to our guests THE NEW RICCIO SUITE. Two different facilities with different quality and comfort. So that you can choose the room you prefer.
Hope to see you next time.
Arrivederci.
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Covington, Kentucky
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

I have just returned from a month long trip in Italy and my favorite hotel was Meuble Il Riccio in Montepulciano. The room was beautifully updated with attention to detail. The courtyard was beautiful and lovely flowers abounded everywhere. Our room had a lovely balcony which overlooked the Tuscan valley. The owners Gio and Ivana were very gracious and made us feel as though we were at home. Don't miss this hotel if you are in the Tuscan area!!

Room Tip: We stayed in Room #34. It is beautiful.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 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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meubleilricciohotel, Proprietario at Meuble il Riccio, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Dear Guest,
Thank you for your words of appreciation and for your post. We really try hard to provide good service for our guests.
Especially we are proud to be your "favorite" Hotel.
Kind Regards and Arrivederci!
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We stayed in Montepulciano for my wife's birthday, we chose Meuble il Riccio because of the reviews we read on Trip Advisor ... we were not disappointed, the hotel was unique and very homely. Gio and Ivana were wonderful hosts and they made my wife's birthday a special day for her. We cannot recommend this hotel highly enough.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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meubleilricciohotel, Proprietario at Meuble il Riccio, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Dear Saundie,
have celebrated the birthday of your wife to Meublé IL Riccio was an honor for us.
Thank you very much for your post and hope you will come back again with your wife and your friends.
Ciao! Ciao!
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Ocean Grove, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

If you like staying in historic surroundings, this is a treat. Located in the ancient hilltop town of Montepulciano, there is abundant opportunity to sample the local food and wine. There are wine cellars and good restaurants in walking distance - the main town centre is down the hill. Gio Allana and Simone are genial hosts who will ensure a great stay - it is very peaceful here especially at night when the day trippers have gone.

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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meubleilricciohotel, Proprietario at Meuble il Riccio, responded to this review, October 11, 2012
Dear Robyn B,
Yes is true. Montepulciano is a small Tuscan delight. We are very glad to give all the informations to our guests and make it feel like at home.
Ciao! Ciao!
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San Francisco, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Joe is amazing, very friendly and helpful. Recommendations on food and the area, comfortable beds, can't beat having some extra living space. We got there a little early and they hurried to get us into our room. Be sure to stop here.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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meubleilricciohotel, Proprietario at Meuble il Riccio, responded to this review, October 10, 2012
Dear Bryan S,
I thank you for your post and I'm happy to see that you had good time with us. I'm sure you will be back and we will be here to welcome you!
Ciao! Ciao!
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Probably my favourite town and favourite hotel in all of Tuscany. The rooms at il Riccio were beautifully renovated within a stunning historic building which has been in the family for many generations. Gio, Ivana and Simone are very gracious hosts. We had a room with spectacular views over the valley, and a lovely evening was passed watching the sunset from our balcony with cheese, bread, olives and fruit from the wonderful providores in the village. We immediately recommended the hotel to close friends who were travelling through Monte a week later. Getting to the hotel is a bit tricky, beware the GPS instructions and make sure you download the maps and permits provided by the hotel and follow the Mueble Il Riccio signposts on the streets.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a view over the valley.
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  • Stayed September 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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meubleilricciohotel, Proprietario at Meuble il Riccio, responded to this review, October 9, 2012
Dear Rosa F,
we remember you and your love for the hedgehogs. We are glad that your stay here in Montepulciano was favourite in all Tuscany and thak you for recommended the hotel to your friends. Hope to come back together.
Arrivederci!
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Address: via Talosa 21, 53045 Montepulciano, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Montepulciano
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
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Ranked #1 of 29 Hotels in Montepulciano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Caroti family is delighted to announce the opening of another new place to stay called "Riccio Suite" on the first floor of the family's palace where, on the second floor there is the "Meublè il Riccio" which has been open twenty-eight years ago.The "Riccio Suite" has five beautiful bedrooms with panoramic view and old fashion Tuscan style furniture. ... more   less 
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