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santa rosa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Traveling solo is filled with surprises, and I must say that I love what I discovered in Cortona. It is a town filled with people whose hearts are open and generous. No where is it more obvious than at Dolce Maria, a small hotel and restaurant run by a family that dates back centuries. I will be back, cannot stop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Nothing fancy; however, quite nice. Very nice breakfast. Hosts are very willing to offer assistance. We had a room that had access to the roof-top terrace via a stone spiral staircase -- three floors up from our room. The view from there was spectacular. No air conditioning, but it was not needed for the time of the year that we... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, friendly, fair. Very clean and comfortable. We had a great stay. It was a one night stopover on our way to Rome. Look for free parking (we mistakingly parked where we had to pay the meter). Cortona is a great little hilltop town away from huge crowds. Dolce Maria house is in a quiet little street from where you... More 

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gianninob, Proprietario at Dolce Maria, responded to this review

Thanks Thomas, I hope you return soon!!!!!!Ciao an Hug from Paola and family. More 

Astana, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Lovely 1400's house with nice rooms managed by a very friendly and hospitable family. They've created a very warm atmosphere, was feeling like at home. Great place to stay if you wish to experience authentic Tuscany. The restaurant in that place is also worth trying - deliciously cooked Tuscan cuisine. I would certainly return!

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Thanks for you review, I hope meet you a next time. Ciao Paola and mamma Dina More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

This is not my normal type of accommodation - but I found myself staying here briefly as the house we'd rented had some emergency heat/electric issues. The mother (in her late 80's) and daughter team who run this place are delightful. It really is like traveling back in time. Huge bedrooms in an old cavernous palazzo, Comfortable beds and an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Nice location, very comfortable at the right cost. The owner is very nice and works hard with her staff to create a positive experience. Close proximity to the main shopping and dining locations. Only item this location lacks is an elevator. But you are intrepid travelers correct? And the building is upgraded with good amenities.... Not bad for a built... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

The Famiglia Barboni (Barboni Family) were very warm & gracious hosts. I stayed in the Fenestre room and found it to be spacious, very clean and comfortable. I really enjoyed my visit to Cortona, Italy and I am sure the experience was heightened in no small way by staying at the Dolce Maria B&B. It was also wonderful to be... More 

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Thanks I love. ;merry Christmas. Paola More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Really enjoyed our stay. The room was large and overlooked the courtyard. We enjoyed several meals at the adjoining restaurant. Breakfast was great. Cappuccino was delicious. Wonderful family run small inn. Great fun to stay in a historic b and b. If you are looking for luxurious accommodations this might not be for you. We loved it and would definitely... More 

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Hi, I'm Paola, I'm very happy for your stay in my location. Thanks Paola More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We had the Fenestre room overlooking the narrow street. Big room, very clean and comfortable, but feeble shower. (Our friends had the Camino room with no such problem) Delightful staff; the owner is a pleasure to talk with - and her mother is so much fun, running the breakfast room with gusto, taking care of you so sweetly - with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

For four nights prior to our wedding in Cortona on 12th September 2015 we had the privilege and pleasure of staying in the Dolce Maria B&B. We were given a large, spacious en-suite room overlooking the front entrance with a romantic four poster bed, which was absolutely perfect and even had a small anti-room where the wedding dress could live... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only 30 meters far from the main square, the B & B Dolce Maria enjoys peace and silence back in time. The old building of historical interest from 1400, above the main floor where resident the family owner has 6 exclusive rooms of different sizes, with suggestive panoramic on the roofs of Cortona and Valdichiana, or which overlook the quiet courtyard.Each room is furnished with antique furniture of the family, which gave a further elegance with frescoed walls and important windows high 3 meters, without depriving the modern comforts of air conditioning, The entrance to the house at number 12 entroduce in an elegant corridor that leads to 3 upper floors through the ancient stairs with handrails in sandstone, or give access to small and elegant restaurant where you can taste the delicious dishes of typical local and Tuscan cuisine accompanied by the best national wine labels. A few steps from the B & B are also the most important buildings, monuments, museums, the S. Agostino congres center, the theater Signorelli, the shopping streets and far 80 meters the free public car parks outside the Etruscan walls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolce Maria

Address: Via Ghini 12, 52044, Cortona, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Cortona
Price Range: $108 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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