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“No better way to see the Italian countryside.” 5 of 5 stars
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Villa il Poggiale Dimora Storica
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Empolese 69, 50026 San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy   |  
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1 review
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“No better way to see the Italian countryside.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Only spent two days here but thoroughly enjoyed it. Our room was comfortable, well maintained and beautiful. The surrounding area was absolutely gorgeous and the hosts Danielle and Irene were extremely friendly and helpful. Wifi didn't reach the room but given the stone nature of the building that wasn't surprising. Wifi worked fine in the main living room and out on the front patio. I will be going back again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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camillaFirenze, Direttore at Villa il Poggiale Dimora Storica, responded to this review, April 24, 2013
Dear Sirs,

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Villa Il Poggiale and look forward to having you with us soon.
Thank you for your positive remarks about us.
Warmest regards
Villa il Poggiale
Monica
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

we stayed two nights in the villa after three busy days in Florence, it was very relaxing just what we needed. The staff especially danielle and Irene couldn't be more helpful, we didn't have a car but that wasn't a problem because they very kindly drove us back and for . The villa is beautiful a nice place to unwind.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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camillaFirenze, Direttore at Villa il Poggiale Dimora Storica, responded to this review, April 24, 2013
Dear Sirs,
It was a pleasure to read your review which is full of warmth and good memories of your stay with us.
Come back soon at Villa il Poggiale.
Best regards
Villa il Poggiale
Monica
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

A beautiful Villa with a lovely and helpful crew.
We had a great time and stayed for another night...
Nice spa area and a great breakfast.
17 km from Florence, 20 min. by car, waking up in the country side was great!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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camillaFirenze, Direttore at Villa il Poggiale Dimora Storica, responded to this review, April 12, 2013
Dear Sirs,

It was such a pleasure to receive your sweet review.
Guest satisfaction is the best reward to our efforts to make your stay at Il Poggiale a long lasting remembrance.
With my best wishes and thanks from all of us.
Villa il Poggiale
Monica
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Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

If you are seeking a classical Tuscan villa in the heart of Chianti, you have found the place. The villa is situated in beautiful surroundings only a short drive from both a number of wineries, high class restaurants and Firence. The level of service is extremely high, and the staff did everything possible to make sure we had a great stay in Tuscany.

Room Tip: I would ask for a room as high up as possible to make sure you get a decent view of the surroundings...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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camillaFirenze, Direttore at Villa il Poggiale Dimora Storica, responded to this review, April 12, 2013
Dear Sirs,

We really appreciated your message and we thank you for your words .
All the warmest wishes from all of us.
Villa il Poggiale Team
Monica
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Tacoma, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed at VIP for 3 nights (extending twice). Upon arrival your are breath-taken by the view of the villa tucked away behind a long circular driveway. We got a great rate for this place, so I was astonished at all the luxuries that were offered. The free breakfast was un-real with eggs, meats, cheeses, bread and even free cappuccino delivered by one of the many incredible butlers. Free wi-fi in the lobby was great as you can sip some wine or espresso as you research your next stop. The service here is incredible. For example, we had a slight mishap here our first night when my gf slipped in the bathroom and cut here eye pretty bad. It was almost midnight and the only person left was the cook who spoke broken english, but was quick to deliver all the medical supplies needed, ice, etc. Then the concierge / head clerk personally drove us to the local doctor in town for a free eval. It was very easy given the help the crew provided. There is pool out back that would undoubtedly be great in the summer. This place has amazing dinners that are authentic italian served buffet style (all u can eat). A great price for what you get. I still think I had the best meal in italy here. The only things that I would change were the temperature in the rooms and the noise with the kitchen next to our room on the bottom floor. Other than that, everything was great. I highly recommend this to couples on the road in italy. It is a heavenly retreat!

Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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camillaFirenze, Direttore at Villa il Poggiale Dimora Storica, responded to this review, April 12, 2013
Dear Sirs,

It is people like you, it is your sincere words of praise which make our efforts and our job rewarding.
We thank you and look forward to have you here again.
Warmest regards
Villa il Poggiale
Monica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We stayed here only a week ago and have to say it was the best accommodation of our whole trip. Its 17km outside of Florence city but still worth going outside the city if you have a car as it was less expensive than everything else we priced and I would imagine the fact its a 14th century villa quite difficult to match. We were recommended an excellent restaurant not far by car to eat which was equally as excellent. The views were amazing and we will return to Tuscany and Villa Il Poggiale without a doubt as we didnt get the best of weather when we were there.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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camillaFirenze, Direttore at Villa il Poggiale Dimora Storica, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
Dear Sirs,

It was a pleasure to have you as our guests at the villa and we are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the atmosphere of this corner of Tuscany.
Come back soon to visit us.
Best regards
Villa il Poggiale
Monica
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4 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

My friend and I just finished a tour of the big three areas of Italy and our stay at Villa il Poggiale was easily the best of the trip! Just driving through the front gate is enough to 'wow' you but once you meet the staff it gets even better. We found them to be friendly and very helpful. We were given a tour of the Villa, definitely necessary, and our guide told us that the staff was more like family than co-workers. They helped us find free parking in Florence, let us use their computers to print out vital travel paperwork, and just made us feel very welcome. The only downside was that we could not spend more time in Tuscany with them. I have already recommended the Villa to friends planning their honeymoon and will make Villa il Poggiale the focus of my next trip to Italy.

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  • Stayed March 2013, 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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camillaFirenze, Direttore at Villa il Poggiale Dimora Storica, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
Dear special guests,

It was such a pleasure to receive your sweet review.
Guest satisfaction is the best reward to our efforts to make your stay at Il Poggiale a long lasting remembrance.
With my best wishes and thanks from all of us.
Villa il Poggiale
Monica
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Address: Via Empolese 69, 50026 San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > San Casciano in Val di Pesa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in San Casciano in Val di Pesa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa il Poggiale Dimora Storica 4*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Villa Il Poggiale Dimora Storica is located in the heart of the Chianti region, only a few kilometres from the historic centre of Florence. The property is classified as a historic villa, finely restored, offering a warm, friendly service and great hospitality: even the smallest details have been carefully considered to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. In an oasis of peace surrounded by enchanting gardens, fragrant with roses and plants, guests can sip a tea and start a beautiful day in the country with a good breakfast rich of products and ingredients of Tuscan cuisine, from homemade cakes, honey, fresh ricotta to salami. From April to October the restaurant is open. Each day the chef prepares lunch buffet with typical dishes of Tuscan tradition, accompanied by a good selection of local wines. We organize cooking lessons in Villa. The villa also features a brand new wellness Centre. Guests can now relax in this Chianti SPA accommodation offering simple treatments, essential oils and fragrances made with raisins, olives, citrus fruits and honey. The Villa offers Wi-Fi connection free of charge. The property is the ideal for romantic getaways or holidays with the entire family, in addition to wedding ceremonies, banquets, work breakfasts, meetings, and much more. Children are welcome offering them services and attractions. ... more   less 
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Hotel Il Poggiale Dimora Storica
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