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Borgo Gallinaio
3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Strada del Gallinaio, 5, 53035 Monteriggioni, Italy   |  
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Ranked #4 of 18 Monteriggioni B&B and Inns
UK
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Outstanding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here with my family for a few days and would have loved to stay for much longer! Alessandro and his wife Carla are wonderful hosts and went out of their way to make our stay special. The location is wonderful - olive groves, woodland, peace and tranquility - a real escape. The pool was a delight and everything was immaculately clean and looked after. The rooms were extremely comfortable and the food utterly outstanding. They even serve their own wine and have their own olive oil which you can buy. An absolute top rating for perfect, perfect accommodation.

Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jerusalem
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

But Borgo Gallinaio has broken my rigid scepticism... Simplicity, style and extravagance. The ambiance is stunning, food is delicious, Alessandro and his family are warm, welcoming and helpful, service is of the highest standard, food is delicious... If you're planning a Tuscan vacation i couldn't think of anything better. One piece of advice - when you rent a car in Italy, get yourself an SUV or a cross-over.

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  • Stayed September 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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Ostend, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Borgo Gallinaio lays in the middle of nowhere and close to all Toscany must sees like Siena (only 10 km), San Gimignano, Volterra and Firenze. Even Pisa and Lucca are within reach.
Borgo Gallinaio is a small scale hotel with very nice and clean rooms of a former farm, now totally renovated.
There is a swimming pool available in the middle of several trees.
Dinner can be ordered, however, there are plenty of restaurants in the vicinity.

Room Tip: All rooms are OK (clean, quiet and cooled)
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  • Stayed June 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Denderleeuw, Belgium
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91 reviews 91 reviews
28 hotel reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

A great place to stay: nice clean and large room, friendly host, delicious breakfast with all fresh and self made bread and other stuff.
The view you have to the town of Monterigionni is magnificent! A place surrounded by green, olive trees and nature. This place has a lot of charm!

  • Stayed June 2011, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

We stayed here for 4 nights in April 2012. Alessandro is very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. We sat on the balcony on our last evening with a meat and cheese platter and bottle of wine and watched the sun go down over the nearby hill town of Montereggioni. The place is spotless and so peaceful. Very relaxing and friendly, helpful staff. Highly recommended.
Elayne and Brian, Australia

  • Stayed April 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

We enjoyed our stay very much. Great location, very peacefull. Our room was spacious, cosy and superclean! Breakfast was very good, we also had dinner there every evening.
This was excellent, local dishes, so you get to try new things, and every meal was delicious! Deborah the waitress is very nice, has a big smile every day. Overall a pleasant surprise, a place to go back to!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Florence, Italy
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

If you search for a place to relax, enjoy the quietness, listen to nature, like to take a walk through nature or make a bike trip, you surely have to go to Borgo Gallinaio. It's a beautiful hotel in the middle of nature with a very friendly staff. Alessandro will tell you all you need to know about the area. But it's also not far away from beautiful cities like Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra ..... After a long day you can relax at the swimmingpool. Breakfast is also very good with different kinds of bread, meat, cheese, fresch fruit and so on. The rooms are nice and clean! A nice place to stay among friendly people!

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Borgo Gallinaio

Address: Strada del Gallinaio, 5, 53035 Monteriggioni, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Monteriggioni
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Monteriggioni
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Borgo Gallinaio 3.5*
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