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Il Borgo di Vescine - Relais del Chianti
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Localita Vescine, 53017 Radda in Chianti, Italy   |  
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Ranked #3 of 16 hotels in Radda in Chianti
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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“Our Dream Trip to Tuscany”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

After three days in Florence Region Villa De Olmi we took the wine route of Chianti . Last minute booking and decided to stay at Il Borgo di Vescine just outside Radda on the main wine route. It was a little difficult to find but definately possible and not too terrible getting lost in Heavenly Tuscany. Borgo Di Vescine is just lovely. Like a tiny hamlet set on the side of a mountain of its own and stunning views. The rooms are like little chatlets with their own little terraced areas to enjoy your own private view of this stunning area. Not good if you want somewhere that is easy to get around and girls definately "No Heals" but certainly worth it. Rooms are rustic but big and have all you need including bathrobes, wifi, minibars etc.... Stunning little pool with honesty bar and icecreams. Residents just signed what they had taken and were charged on departure. Perfect as you could help yourselves whenever you wanted. Wines were stunning and we sat and had our own little tasing overlooking the views! Restaurant was simple and delicious and again with beautiful views and very pleasant staff. only thing to remember is that it does have the odd insect about as you are in the middle of the countryside but as long as you protect yourself from the odd bite they will not bother you. Its a great location to base yourself and also if you wish to dine off site you are very close to Radda which is a stunning little town. on our last night we decided to pay a visit and it was the Watermelon Festival. The whole town were dining in the square on huge long tables and eating local produce and of course Watermelon for desert. Live music playing and families of all generations dancing. It was magical!! Thank You Tuscany for making my dream come true. This is just the beginning I will return once again with my wonderful partner Dustin.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012 via mobile

thank you so much for such a wonderful experience! excellent food and wine, great staff, lovely room!! what else?! a special thanks to ms. Alice who made our honeymoon perfect in each details!! We would highly recommend this place and we will come back!

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

me & my husband were stayed at this hotel at july 2011 for two nights(3-5/7/2011) after traveling a few days in tuscany, and i was very enthusiastic to find tuscan style accommodation.
after half day of searching we found the right place-
the area is very beautiful & quiet,the room was very nice and clean (& had a good smell in the room)
the women at the reception made us a good discount...and helped us with our planning trip
the breakfast was good (with vegetables!!!),eggs,meet,fresh bread & cheese & was served on a balcony outside of the building in a very beautiful place.
the only thing was interrupting me was the bed - it wasnt very comfortable
but...we definitely recommend this hotel or visit in the future!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012 via mobile

what a wonderful place to unwind. Vescine is located right in the centre of the Chianti region and wonderful people to boot.
Finally Italy has a vineyard who know how to present themselves for wine tasting. Sitting in the beautifully set garden overlooking Chianti you are served your wines are brought out to you to taste, one at a time, in correct order. served along with some lovely bread and Vescine oil, Belle Vescine.

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

This hotel has now a new manager and staff, and I can really recommend it. The guest rooms have been refurbished and updated. If you want to based yourself in this area for a great holiday, this hotel is ideal for day excursions into the surrounding areas. It is a converted village so all rooms are different, but most have wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. The restaurant serves an excellent breakfast on the outside balcony, and we enjoyed dinners served by the attentive staff. English is widely spoken.

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  • Stayed June 2012, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

I simply loved everything in Borgo di Vescine. Excelent choice for a couple romantic travel! Very nice room, very calm place, excellent restaurant, excellent breakfast, excellent place.....Every detail is well maintained!! The place is very pleasant, romantic, charming .....

Room Tip: Any one is a good choice, but to ask a room with the nice view of the place is recomended.
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  • Stayed June 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 November 20, 2011

On a girls trip to Tuscany, we stayed at the Il Borgo di Vescine for 4 nights. I cannot stress enough how welcome we felt when we arrived from Florence. And to let you know how easy it was to find, we only had the website information for directions and no map. Maybe it was a first timers mistake, but the road signs are easy to understand.

I still cannot believe how lucky we were to have stayed there. A wonderful experience! Our first night we enjoyed the wine tasting and our first true Tuscan meal...truffle pasta, florentine steak, creme carmel and the best chocolate raspberry cake (we even order it again! yes that was 3 desserts). We were so full, tired and very happy.

Our second day was just to relax and enjoy...pool side lunch with wine, honestly it doesn't get better. We made friends with fellow travels and enjoyed the company of the staff. Vescine was a great location to stay at and venture out to surrounding towns. It was always a treat to come back at the end of the day and enjoy some wine. Upon leaving we were sad to have to say goodbye not only to our villa but the staff.

Honestly, it surprises me that people complained about anything. I am not the type of person to complain, but I cannot think of anything negative to say about this place. Everyone was more than willing to assist us with any request we had.

Two girls from Canada with no knowledge/language skills...no issues travelling Tuscany.

Erica & Jessie

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Address: Localita Vescine, 53017 Radda in Chianti, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Radda in Chianti
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Radda in Chianti
#3 Luxury Hotel in Radda in Chianti
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Il Borgo di Vescine - Relais del Chianti 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The XIII century village of Vescine is situated in the heart of the Chianti classico region and it’s now a Country Relais, conserving the original structure of the mediaeval village in perfect harmony with the surrounding countryside. Situated at 600mt above the sea level, Vescine allows you to enjoy the tranquility offered by the uncontaminated Chianti hills, while at the same time, allowing you to reach the primary cities of art of Siena and Florence. ... more   less 
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