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“Small farm/agriturismo with a fantastic view in Chianti/Toscana” 4 of 5 stars
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Agriturismo Vernianello
Loc. Buche 5, 53036 Poggibonsi, Italy   |  
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Stockholm
1 review
“Small farm/agriturismo with a fantastic view in Chianti/Toscana”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Vernianello was perfekt even though it was not summer and we could not use the poolarea. The view over the Chianti hills is wonderful.Vineyards and olive grooves everywhere. There is a small restaurant only for the guests where you can taste lokal, homemade, tuscan food. Our kids, age 5 and 7, really appreciated the playground, the ping pong and of course, most of all - the very social dog Barney.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

We have just completed 5 nights staying at this very nice Agriturismo. The location is excellent and it was pure luck that we booked somewhere so central to all the major attractions in Tuscany. We were expecting it to be a little basic as the price was very attractive and great value. on first impressions of the appartment (we stayed in volpe) I was a little disappointed - there was no comfortable seating apart from the kitchen chairs (however I expect that this is because it is more of a summer place and most of the time you would be sitting outside enjoying the hammocks over looking the vineyard or lying on a sun bed by the pool!) however they could do with putting in a small sofa in the kitchen area and the bed sheets on the double bed didn't quite fit which meant each night i woke up with the bottom sheet untucked! There was also no electric kettle which was very annoying and when making tea or coffee we had to boil water on the stove. I did ask for one, but they didn't understand what I meant - I have come across this problem before in Europe, I do find it strange that they don't supply a kettle for us English tourists! The place did grew on me over the week - this was down to the stunning views and the hospitality provided by llenia who is a very good cook and it was useful to be able to eat in her little restaurant - which is only open to staying guests on the farm. The food was basic, tuscan fare but well cooked and their wine - produced on the farm was not only delicious but excellent value. We did think that the food prices were a little high for such a small restaurant. We had a fantastic holiday in tuscany and fell in love with the country, food and wine - don't come to tuscany if you are on a diet or want to loose weight! We explored all the main villages and walked and walked... Sienna and San Gimigano were our favourite places. We would recommend this place for a good value stop over if sightseeing and I am sure it is very relaxing in the summer - the pool area looked lovely, but was closed when we were there over Easter.

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ilenia71, Proprietario at Agriturismo Vernianello, responded to this review, April 12, 2012
Thank you very much for your review and for your suggestions.
They are very important for us to improve.
We will try to put a small sofa in the kitchen of the apartment, if you think that this is important.
Concerning the electric kettle (which we put in all our apartments ), unfortunately was not present , because it had been broken by previous guests and we have not had time to replace it before your arrive. We apologize for this.
About the sheets, this is the first time that someone makes this kind of remark. From now on, we ‘ll be careful and we’ll check. Hoping to meet you again .
Our best greetings.
Fam. Mezzedimi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

We spent 4 beautiful days at this agriturismo - everything was excellent. The rooms very spacious and clean. Fabio and Ilenia were extremely nice and assisted us with all we requested. The views were just breathtaking. The thing we liked most was definitely the food from their restaurant - this was freshly cooked by Ilenia herself. We weren't meant to eat there as we were booked B&B but after eating the first night we ended up eating there on the other 3 nights. We also really enjoyed the great wine that is produced by the owners. fabio also took the time to take us round his wine cellar and explain the wine production process.

I really suggest this agriturismo to anyone looking for a place to relax and to eat some very good Tuscan food.

Stefan
Malta

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Northville, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2011

We were weary from sightseeing and traveling in Rome. This place was a reprieve for us to relax and enjoy some quiet time. Our kids enjoyed the grounds.....much to do for them. We were able to take day trips to Sienna and San Giammiga(?).

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Also Known As:
Agriturismo Vernianello Poggibonsi, Italy - Tuscany
Address: Loc. Buche 5, 53036 Poggibonsi, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Poggibonsi
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 22 Specialty lodging in Poggibonsi
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Agriturismo Vernianello is a small farm with a homely atmosphere, set in the heart of the Chianti hills, surrounded by forests, vineyards and olive groves.Ideal for those who want to relax and admire the wonderful panorama view, in a pleasant and comfortable atmosphere enjoying home-produced wine and tasting typical rustic Tuscan dishes, prepared with passion , recipes handed down the generations.The following amenities are at the disposition of our guests. An outdoor swimming pool (12x5mt ; open from april till october), a large sun terrace, a terrace with a panoramic view, a 3000 sq. meter garden and a relaxing area where one can sit in the shade of the pines and read a book swinging in a hammock.Children are welcome and to their entertainment ( and for the adults too) there are: table-tennis, table-football, mountain bikes, playground , mini-football pitch/badminton court, air hockey, tam-tam, bocce court, basket, table games and more more.Inside our agriturismo you will use the wi-fi zone to be connected to internet when you want (payment service)Agriturismo Vernianello offers 4 apartments, recently redesigned, all with independent entry and private outside area.Agriturismo Vernianello is situated 5 km from Poggibonsi, a small town, in the Val d'Elsa, which offers everything you will need to make your holiday complete, like supermarkets, an open-market, chemists, post office, banks, hospital and various other stores. Moreover, Poggibonsi is centrally situated for all the Tuscan highlights, like S.Gimignano, Siena, Florence, Volterra and Castellina in Chianti. ... more   less 

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