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“Wonderful place to stay!!” 5 of 5 stars
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B&B Il Rossellino City View
Corso Rossellino 97, 53026 Pienza, Italy   |  
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Ranked #16 of 30 Pienza B&B and Inns
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13 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful place to stay!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We recently stayed at B&B II Rossellino and highly recommmend it!! We were two couples traveling together and had the whole top floor. Both bedrooms were spacious and very clean with comfortable beds. We each had a bathroom and availability to a washing machine. Up the stairs was a patio with the most amazing view. We spent lots of time up there enjoying local wine and cheese. The breakfast was yummy and the hosts were very nice. The location can't be beat as it is right on the main street, but not at all noisy. This town is the most charming place we stayed and a great location when exploring southern Tuscany. I would highly recommend this B&B and would definately stay there again, in fact, I wish we did not have to leave!!

  • 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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Carlos A, Direttore at B&B Il Rossellino City View, responded to this review, July 21, 2013
Thanks a lot for choosing us.
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Siete dei clienti straordinari.
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Calgary, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

If you are looking for a scenic and historic place to visit in Tuscany, I suggest Pienza. This is the so called 'jewel of the valley of gold'. Pienza was the location for the movie 'The English Patient'. Once you see the breath taking countryside you will return as often as you can. The reason for making this your destination in Tuscany are many fold but amongst the top reasons are; food, wine, coffee, hospitality of residents, and close location to other picturesque towns (Montepulciano and Montalcino). The local foods include; wild boar, pecorino cheese, and hand rolled spaghetti (pici). At the writing of this review, the truffles are in season and the local cost for having it as an ingredient in your dish is low compared to that in North America. The red wines in this region are the brunello and vino noble, both of these are excellent. When in Pienza we stay in the B&B Il Rossellino. It is ideally located in the heart of Pienza with easy access and the host family are wonderful people. The B&B is well equipped with clean and modern bathrooms for each of the rooms. The roof top of the B&B has a small patio that has a panoramic view of the surrounding country. It is impossible to explain in words the view that you will see but once you have experienced it, you will understand. For dining in Pienza, we suggest a restaurant also called Il Rossellino but not part of the B&B. The restaurant is run by a couple who are experts in preparing local dishes using the freshest ingredients. The best way to order is not, just ask the owners to prepare whatever is in season. We have never been disappointed.

Enjoy!

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Carlos A, Direttore at B&B Il Rossellino City View, responded to this review, July 21, 2013
Thanks a lot for choosing us.
You are extraordinary customer.
Thank you for sharing this experience on TripAdvisor.

Vi Ringraziamo per averci Preferito.
Siete dei clienti straordinari.
Grazie per avere condiviso questa esperienza su TripAdvisor.
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2011

My wife and I spent eight wonderful days in Pienza at the B&B Il Rossellino. The hostess was a wonderful and kind lady named Fanny. Il Rossellino is located in the historic center of town near shops and a host of osterias, trattorias, and ristorantes. You have to park outside the walls of town and walk up a slight cobbled stone ramp that leads to the town’s main square. Il Rossellino is easy to find, as it is on the main street of Pienza that runs from one end of town to the other end. It is on the second floor, so you do have to climb two flights of stairs. (sorry, no elevators here) The bedroom was quite roomy and had an ensuite bathroom. The breakfast area is located in the common living area and has a kitchen where you can keep things cold in the frig. There is a stairway going up to the terrace where you have a commanding panoramic view of Pienza. Even though Fanny spoke little English, she was more than happy to break out her Italian-English dictionary, so we could communicate. She asked what time we would like to have breakfast, and always had a small bottle of fruit juice and a steaming little pot of wonderful Italian coffee waiting for us. We would absolutely stay here again and would recommend :Il Rossellino” to anyone visiting Pienza and who’s not afraid of a few stairs. Great job Fanny!

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  • Stayed April 2011, 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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Carlos A, Direttore at B&B Il Rossellino City View, responded to this review, July 21, 2013
Thanks a lot for choosing us.
You are extraordinary customer.
Thank you for sharing this experience on TripAdvisor.

Vi Ringraziamo per averci Preferito.
Siete dei clienti straordinari.
Grazie per avere condiviso questa esperienza su TripAdvisor.
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Address: Corso Rossellino 97, 53026 Pienza, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Pienza
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 30 B&Bs / Inns in Pienza
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
IL ROSSELLINO e' un Piccolo Bed and Breakfast nel cuore della Val d'Orcia a Pienza. Offre tutti i comfort ed un alto livello di attenzione per i suoi clienti. Ad accogliervi saranno Alexander, Fanny e Tonino.Ospitalita' e cortesia sono le caratteristiche principali dei gestori.Trascorrere un soggiorno a Pienza scegliendo il nostro B&B, e' il modo piu' interessante e originale per scoprire il Belpaese. Vivere un' esperienza a tutto tondo, immersi nel life style toscano. I prezzi del B&B sono contenuti. Il comfort delle camere e l'accessibilita' dell'intera struttura caratterizzano il sentimento di accoglienza che appartiene al B&B. Il b&b offre la camera della rosa gialla, blu e bianca, ciascuna con un bagno privato.Fanny vi servira' la prima colazione nel soggiorno all'ora che piu' preferite.Una colazione familiare preparata con amore, scegliendo il meglio del tipico italiano e delle produzioni di territorio.I sapori di un tempo per un caffellatte da non dimenticare. ... more   less 
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