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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for the second time in the Locanda this summer and it was just as good as we remembered it. Fabulous views, great rooms, delicious breakfasts and fantastic hospitality from Sonia and Massimo, who greeted us like old friends. The wood fired pizza (which you need to book in advance) deserves a special mention. I really couldn't recommend this... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

While this property is a little tricky to find (about 10 minutes from Cortona), it is well worth the effort! The owners provide good directions and are very helpful. The views are spectacular. The rooms we had felt very "Tuscan" and were immaculate. Sonia and Massimo are wonderful hosts. Besides providing a delicious, home-baked breakfast, they are happy to help... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed August 14, 2016

A dream who became a true. Place for quite, wine and views across the landscape...Simple lovely...And what to say more - just come down to everything they saw, they felt and experienced for themselves...And you have to visit the Avignonesi winery...P.S. The road to Locanda test your drive skills :)

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Thank David S
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

We loved everything about this place! Sonia and Massimo were amazing hosts, nothing was too much trouble for them, fresh baked cakes and bread for breakfast and always there to help if needed. We stayed in the chapel, it was the most stunning, romantic place we have ever stayed in. The views were incredible!!! the pool was also lovely, we... More 

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Thank lisawest8
Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We loved everything!!! This B&B is a little magical gem on the hill with spectacular views of the valley and Cortona. The sunsets are just beautiful. The whole style of the house and the rooms reflect refined simplicity of the Tuscan traditions: stone, bricks and aged wood dominate the decoration. Outside, the garden is full of scents: roses, herbs, lavender... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

Our experience at locanda was everything we hoped for and more such a beautiful place ,homemade breakfast served under the pagolia covered in jasmine was amazing !! such a peaceful place and Pippo the dog was an added bonus such a gentle soul he comes and gets you for breakfast . Accomadatiion was lovely and comfortable the only thing I... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed April 2, 2016

From our first enquiries, we found Sonia and Massimo to be amazing hosts. We were most appreciative of their detailed directions after our drive from the airport in Rome. Tucked up in the hillside beside the beautiful town of Cortona, the Locanda was everything we hoped for in terms of a great base to explore the area. Our upstairs room... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed February 2, 2016

I first stayed here in 2013 for a mother daughter trip and never got around to writing any reviews. However, I have planned my second trip to Italy for this year and staying here is at the top of my list. I just booked my stay again and I am so excited to share this wonderful place with someone new.... More 

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Reviewed October 14, 2015

We stayed here with our baby and our dog! The place is beautiful and the views breathtaking but the most important thing was the hospitality of Massimo and Sonia, they are amazing and will go beyond to provide you a great experience plus the breakfast they serve it is delicious and homemade by them! Definetely going back!

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Reviewed October 8, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Locanda for 5 nights. It is so well situated with beautiful views. One has that "out in the country feeling" while being 5 minutes away from the town and some wonderful historic and scenic sites. Sonia and Massimo are attentive and kind hosts with excellent knowledge of the area. As an added bonus, they... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The B&B Locanda San Martino a Bocena is an ex parish from the 11th cent. Set on the top of the hill 4km far from Cortona with a stunning panorama of the beautiful surrounding area and the lovely Etruscan town. The former church San Cristofano and the two suites have their own separate entrance and private terrace. The simple and elegant decor, the old wooden beamed ceiling and handmade terracotta floors reflect the house's Tuscan character. The bathrooms are modern and have a spacious shower. Locanda San Martino a Bocena serve everyday a fully home-made breakfast with a new selection of breads and pastries, freshly ground flakes, yogurt and jam. The pool is treated with a natural system based of salt and the whirlpool is open in the cooler periods. The property is the ideal place to discover Cortona. Montepulciano, Siena, Florence, Arezzo and the Chianti. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Locanda San Martino a Bocena

Address: Localita San Martino a Bocena 403, 52044, Cortona, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Cortona
Price Range: $114 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Suite Piazzetta - the best view”
 of 5 bubbles davidsZ3479XR, Aug 14, 2016 | Read review
“We loved our upstairs room for the wonderful views over Cortona but, from what we saw, each room would have its own benefits.”
  • Olive groves below the Locanda
  • Early morning views towards Cortona
  • Gorgeous sunset views
  • View from the sitting room
  • Spectacular views down the valley
  • Looking down towards the breakfast area.
  • Our romantic table for two at Ristorante La Logetta overlooking the main square in Cortona.
  • Sitting room
 of 5 bubbles Dezer1970, Apr 2, 2016 | Read review
“Maybe try for the church room. It's a popular choice.”
 of 5 bubbles Johnnyboyng, Jun 26, 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are beautiful in their own way - you can't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles laurasQ972KH, Aug 10, 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the church room, which was a unique and fantastic experience. The other two rooms were also large with spectacular views. You will be happy with any of them.”
  • Church Room sitting area
  • Church Room Bathroom
  • Church Room
 of 5 bubbles DBCNYC, Jul 12, 2014 | Read review
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