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Borgo Il Castagno

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Guests1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Traveler (48)
Room & Suite (9)
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#6 of 37 Specialty lodging in Gambassi Terme
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Borgo Il Castagno is situated in a panoramic position 500 m. Above sea level near Gambassi Terme. It offers hospitality in a magnificent villa dating back to 1600 and in comfortable rustic apartments located in the farm houses surrounding the main house.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Outdoor pool
Golf course
Horseback riding
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free internet
Public wifi
Internet
Fishing
Table tennis
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Massage
Solarium
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Housekeeping
Safe
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
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Charming
Family
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German and 1 more
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We have had a wonderful week here staying in 2Br apartment Arco. Teresa and staff have been exceptionally helpful with advice and recommendations. And then organizing bookings for us as well. We had a wonderful day tour with the recommended driver. The surrounding grounds are quiet and peaceful. A restaurant in walking distance and another 3min drive. 10 min to supermarkets. Thank you Teresa!
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Response from IlCastagno-gambassi, Responsabile reception at Borgo Il Castagno
Responded Jun 19, 2018
Thank you Chris! You have been wonderful! You make me feel happy with your words. Thank you again and I wish you all the best. Teresa
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We have just got back from our wedding in Il Castagno at the beginning of May. We had 70 of our friends and family stay at the venue in the apartments and villas. Everyone loved it! Each apartment has its own facilities so each family could have their own space as well as communal areas. Two pools, lake and beautiful deer. We couldn’t have asked for more. We cannot express how highly we thought of the staff and the venue! It was unbelievable. We do not get venues or help like that in the UK! The staff at Il Castagno were so helpful from start to finish. Everyone was commenting on how amazing it was and how brilliant the venue was. We already have guests wanting to go back on family trips next year. All 70 guests stayed for 3 nights and used it as a base to explore Florence, Pisa, Siena, Voltera, San Gimignano. The roads are lovely to drive and the views are incredible. Id like to thank the staff for all the help leading up the weekend, there were a lot of emails and I understand this takes a lot of time to do. I really appreciated the fact the staff also spoke amazing English as this wouldn't have been able to happen if they didn't - the staff have helped make our Italian dream wedding come true. I would highly recommend for a wedding/long weekend or full holiday.
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An excellent place for those who want to live life in the Tuscan countryside. Accomodations very clean and well decorated. The lake is beautiful and invites for a beautiful walk. Great for weddings too!
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This property contains a large villa and several other old stone buildings with smaller 1 to 4 bedroom units. We stayed in "Arco" which had 2 bedrooms and 2 baths and was ideal for our family. Our travelling companions chose onother 1 bedroom unit next door. There were many other units to choose from , All very clean and modern with outfitted kitchens so you can have all of your meals there or go out. There is a good restaurant just at the end of the driveway, Il Castagno, and another, Boscotondo, just 2 km down the road. We enjoyed both of them. The location was superb. 10 min from Montaione and just 20 min. from San Gimignano or Volterra. Less than 1 hr drive to Siena or to the airport in Florence. You can easily use it as a home base and daytrip to the sites or spend time at the pool, the private lake or visiting the deer in the nearby forest. Teresa and Paola were wonderful hosts and very helpful with directions and restaurant info and even arranged for a private driver to take us to Assizi for the day.
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Response from IlCastagno-gambassi, Responsabile reception at Borgo Il Castagno
Responded May 26, 2017
Dear John, thanks a lot for your review. It has been really a pleasure for us to host you, your family and your friends! I wish you all the best. Warm regards, Teresa & Paola
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We stayed here for a week with four families. Location is absolutely fabulous. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Nice swimming pool. However the apartments are really outdated: old furniture, beds and broken kitchen equipment in more then one apartment. I think it could do with total internal renovation.
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Response from IlCastagno-gambassi, Responsabile reception at Borgo Il Castagno
Responded Aug 15, 2017
Dear Freerk, thanks for your review. We try always to do our best, but sometimes the electric equipment betray us, above all at the beginning of the season after a long period of inactivity. Anyway we have been glad to had the possibility to host you here and if you will come back you will be surprised about the changes. Best regards from Il Castagno! Teresa
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PRICE RANGE
$83 - $398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Residenza d'Epoca Il Castagno
LOCATION
ItalyTuscanyProvince of FlorenceGambassi Terme
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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