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“Utopian Umbria”
Casa San Gabriel
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190 reviews
Casa San Gabriel
Stunning view from the swimming pool
La Cantina
La Cantina Terrace
View from La Cantina Terrace
La Stalla
La Stalla with a cot
La Stalla Terrace
Il Fienile
Fienile Bunk Room
Il Fienile
Large Swimming Pool
Garden
Cooking in the pizza oven
Playground
Stunning at night
Child friendly Alpaca
Tom the Alpaca
The Lang Family with dogs Bessie and Cuba
Fienile
Fienile
Fienile
Fienile
Fienile Bunk Beds
Fienile
Fienile
Fienile Bathroom
Stalla
Stalla kitchen
Stalla
Stalla
Cantina
Cantina
Cantina Bedroom
Cantina Bedroom
Cantina
Cantina
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Cottage -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Perugia, Province of Perugia, Umbria

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Condormom...
London, England, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Utopian Umbria”
Reviewed September 10, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Set in an almost utopian Umbrian setting high amongst green hills dotted with vines, olive trees and oaks, CSG is an oasis of charm and relaxation. The experiences that we appreciated beyond the warm welcome, the pool, the atmosphere and the environment were subtleties such as feeling part of an authentically italian community (with a bit of Aussie and English), where people seem genuinely happy that you are visiting. We loved the local village festival, the fact that you can enjoy the wine and olive oil from the very vines and trees you can see into the unspoilt valley from your window, and the feeling that you could visit in the autumn/winter and there would boar hunts, oil and wine pressings, music and food festivals going on as they always have done. These nuances make the difference between a holiday and an experience. Our children took away so many great memories, of playing with the other children, night-time swims, great mozzarella, great pizzas and BBQ';s, trips to the lake etc. The two dogs, Bessie and Cuba too of course. But the main reason CSG works so well is because of the family who own it and live there, who know how to make you feel welcome and relaxed, who have achieved a lovely balance of only being around when you need them, and who offer a genuinely friendly place where for the duration of your stay you can feel totally at ease with the world.

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Liked best: Where do I start ?
Liked least: The flies
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Sep 11, 2015
thank you so much for such a lovely review
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Gabrielle...
New York City, New York
1 review
“Perfect!”
Reviewed September 9, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

An incredible and very special place! We visited with our 15 month old baby and could not have asked for a more perfect stay. Chrissie and David provided everything we needed for our daughter (high chair, baby bath, toys, books) and our cottage (La Stalla) was ideal for a small family, with a separate sleeping area for our baby.

The property itself is a dream, with spectacular valley views, a gorgeous pool and playground. It is close to many lovely Umbrian towns, our favorites being Montone and Spello.

Chrissie and David and their two beautiful daughters (and two very friendly dogs Bessie and Cuba!) are amazing hosts, so very friendly and welcoming. We felt at home in this beautiful part of the world and cannot wait to return one day. Thank you!

Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Sep 11, 2015
Thank you so much, it was lovely having you to stay
enjoy the rest of your travels
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Helen A
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
1 review
“The place to 'chill'!”
Reviewed August 31, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

It's pretty rare for us to return to the same holiday destination, but after a very busy year, when thinking of where we could go to completely relax for a week, we immediately thought of Casa San Gabriel.
Returning for the second time was no disappointment - the incredible views of the Umbrian hills from our terrace and the pool, and the relaxed, welcoming ambiance was just as we had remembered.
Both times we have stayed in La Stalla. It's the smallest of the cottages, perfect for 2 but has also worked well for us with our now 11 year old daughter, on the basis that the weather has been good and we spend most of the time outside.
This time we had the added pleasure of Chrissie, David and their girls company, and thoroughly enjoyed the pizza night and sampling the very drinkable organic wine from the new vineyard. Having the owners on site gives a real insight into the locality and lots of great advice should you want it, on the many places to visit and local restaurants to try.
Once again we had a great time, came home thoroughly relaxed, and are very likely to return again.

Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Sep 10, 2015
Thank you so much
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Terhiborg
Level 5 Contributor
39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Paradise!”
Reviewed August 25, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Our family of three young children had a wonderful week recovering from a jet lag at Casa San Gabriel before the peak holiday season this summer. We stayed in the biggest of the three villas, which worked perfectly for our family. The view from the windows and our private outdoor sitting/dining area were breathtakingly beautiful. It was like spending a week in our very own little paradise!

Chrissy and David were the most welcoming and helpful hosts giving us wonderful tips on local restaurants and sights, things to do and places to visit. We headed out to explore the nearby hilltop towns in most mornings, had delicious local produce (oh those truffles) for lunch before returning back to Casa San Gabriel for an afternoon of playing and relaxing by the pool.

Casa San Gabriel is a wonderful place to stay to experience the best of what Umbria can offer!! We warmly recommend this place to everyone, and hope to return there one day!

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Liked best: location, views, pool, food
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
Aug 25, 2015
Thank you so much for your wonderful review
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specialKP
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“A beautiful location with great facilities.”
Reviewed August 25, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We had a wonderful holiday at Casa San Gabriel. The setting is absolutely beautiful and the surrounding area is perfect for runs and walks - with the lovely dogs Bessie and Cuba to keep you company. The cottages are compact but very well equipped and have a good degree of privacy. The facilities on offer, from the swimming pool to the playground, meant all the family were happy, and pizza night was a big hit with us all. Casa San Gabriel has all the ingredients for a fabulous holiday.

Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 25, 2015
Thank you very much for your kind review
xx
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Cockaleek...
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Loved it”
Reviewed August 11, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Casa San Gabriel. We wanted to get away from it all for a week and were really able to do it here. The area is really serene and you could just sit and take in the views all day every day. (On the flip side, if you wanted to be able to walk to a local village, everything needs a car and the closest towns are nothing to write home about – but that didn’t bother us.)

We were in the smallest property, La Stalla. It certainly isn’t big, but presuming the weather is good and you’re outside all the time it isn’t an issue. It was nicely designed and up to date.
Chrissie and David have put a lot of effort into their offering. Various bits and pieces to eat and drink were there on arrival, which was a nice touch. The information book is the best I’ve ever seen with lots of suggestions of things to do throughout your stay. Chrissie and David took a lot of interest in what we wanted to do (discover the area’s best food and drink) and had lots of helpful suggestions.

We didn’t do much during our stay – we couldn’t tear ourselves away from the pool and its stunning views – but very much enjoyed visits to Gubbio and Montone; Passignano Sul Trasimeno less so (it felt a bit past-it).

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Liked best: The views
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Management Response
Aug 13, 2015
Thank you so much
Take care
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Matilda T
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Gorgeous place, pool, views, thanks for welcoming us.”
Reviewed August 10, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We loved it and can't wait to come back. Our cottage was cosy and well equipped with beautiful views from the terrace at the front. Chrissie and David made everything easy, the pizza night they arranged for all the guests was terrific. We felt very well looked after and are looking forward to coming back. Our two-year-old son loved it too, especially the dogs (very friendly and gentle) and the play park. Clear skies at night made for excellent star-gazing too.

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Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 10, 2015
Thank you very much
We hope we see you again in the future
Take care
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