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Bed & Breakfast Fonte dei Tufi
Ranked #23 of 119 Siena B&B and Inns
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Fair Oaks, California
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5 reviews
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“Feel like part of the Family”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013

We couldn't have chosen a better location to stay so that we could explore Sienna and the surrounding villages. We love the breakfast in the garden and the custom coffees were to die for. We met many members of the family and felt right at home. It is a short walk to the walls of Sienna and easy to hop on the autostrada for sightseeing. Our room was quiet and spacious. One night we brought wine, cheese and bread and ate in the quiet garden. Excellent stay!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2013

Beautiful rooms and location, literally within sight of the (easy to figure out) bus stop, quiet, lovely grounds, terrific and friendly staff, great breakfasts, right off the autostrada. We stayed at four hotels in Italy, and this was by far the best place we stayed. I will recommend this again and again to friends going to Tuscany. The restaurant recommendations from the owner was spot on as well.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2013

In all honesty this is more a mini (14 room) hotel disguised as a B&B. Family run by mother, daughter Gabriella, and daughter in law Rossella, all of whom were most welcoming and could not do enough to make your stay enjoyable. On our arrival we were greeted by the lovely Rossella, who was there at breakfast next day with that same big smile to light up our day, and even rushed out to kiss us both good bye the day we left. Ahhh, I am in love again ;-)

We stayed 3 days in the generously sized room 102 on the ground floor close to the dining room and reception so convenient for everything, and no need to lug suitcases up stairs. It was away from the road, with a view over the garden, very quiet and we slept wonderfully well.

Breakfast is generous, can be taken in the dining room or the garden, and has been well covered in other reviews.

We found it helpful to take advantage of the free parking at Fonte dei Tufi, take the bus into Siena (no. 54, every 15 minutes, from a stop 100m from the front door, and only €1.1 each way.) and thus save the hassle of one way streets and parking.

TIP: buy 2 tickets each at the machine at the bus stop for out and return journeys - there are no ticket machines at the stops in town.

Room Tip: We had room 102, which was generously sized and with a view of the garden. We had a quick peek in 10...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2013

I was nicely surprised by the several calls from Gabriella trying to find out if we got lost the day we were booked to checked in.
The location from Porta Tufi is at walking distance but you can also drive and it's only 5 minutes away.
It was also very nice to have breakfast outside in the garden.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013

We stayed here on our trip through Italy. We actually got lost on the way here and arrived late. They kept the doors open for us past the arrival cut off time and even gave us something to eat when got there. It's a beautiful little bed and breakfast in an excellent location for getting into the city fast. The breakfast area was charming and the outdoor breakfast seating was beautiful. The staff is also amazing. We had a great time staying here and would recommend it to anyone. Already planning on returning on my next trip.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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Mompeo, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

For a one night stay, Fonte dei Tufi offered us a perfect base for our short trip in Siena. It was located outside the main city but close enough to walk the distance (about 25 minutes walk). Some have mentioned in their reviews that the road to the city was dangerous, which we thought to be untrue. However we live in Italy, so we are used to walk alongside the roads (without the pedestrian roads). :) Also the minibuses to the city went by every 15 minutes, so the accessibility to the B&B was exellent.

The rooms were clean and well aquipped. The owner of the B&B was really nice and welcomming, she spoke good English and recommented a great little restaurant for us by the name of Osteria Boccon del Prete.

By the way, outside the season the mini bar products were in sale! A nice detail. :)

However, if you are searhing for a B&B with a country side feel to it, Fonte dei Tufi offers it to some extent, but because it's location (and view) next to a busy autostrada, it doesn't quite fullfill the idea of a rural accommodation. But on the other hand, if you want to stay in a nice and clean (and soundproofed) B&B with a practical location concerning the city side and at the same time close to the main roads, this is definately your choice. It all depends on what you're searching of.

The next time we visit Siena, this will be definately our choice of accommodation.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

This is a great bnb - a wonderful winter haven after some fairly cold nights elsewhere. Convenient to siena, which was much more pleasant than I expected, Fonte dei Tufi is quite gorgeous, very comfortable and nicely furnished, with lots of hot water in the lovely bathroom, and decent heating. Daniela was a fantastic host - a real natural and perfect for the job. Very pleasant garden for outdoor relaxation. Very professional, very nice. I would easily have stayed another night, or return.

Room Tip: Daniela kindly gave us the choice of rooms. We chose the room near the breakfast room which has a ni...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Bed & Breakfast Fonte dei Tufi
Address: Strada dei Tufi 59/61/63, 53100, Siena, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Siena
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Ranked #23 of 119 B&Bs / Inns in Siena
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Hotel Class:3 star — Bed & Breakfast Fonte dei Tufi 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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