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“great view!” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel dei Capitani
Ranked #6 of 14 Hotels in Montalcino
Vienna, Austria
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98 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“great view!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

The hotel itself is ok. Rooms are spacious but nothing special: service is fine. Air con is working very slowly. The best thing about the hotel is however the amazig view, especially from the pool! Free parking is provided closeby.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Oslo, Norway
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330 reviews
86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013

We "always" stay here when we visit Montalcino. It is the view, the pool and the location that brings us back. The staff is friendly, particularly in the breakfast cafe. This time, the man on the night watch was very helpful when we wanted to enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace before going to bed. He made a difference this time.

An advice to the hotel management is to have the reception staff being a bit more attentive to the guests instead of "hiding" behind the desk. They are friendly but not very accommodating unless approached.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Freiro
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Naples, Italy
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94 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

Had a great visit here. Wonderful location and we were given great restaurant tips. Montalcino is such a quaint town Gorgeous view and decent air conditioning. Breakfast was a nice Italian buffet. Would stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jessica M
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York, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

We have just returned from a four night stay at Dei Capitani. If you're looking for five star opulence and expensive prices then this isn't the place for you. If you want one of the best views from your balcony and matching view from the pool then you can't beat this hotel.
Friendly staff, good buffet breakfast, breathtaking views and great value for money. Oh and its located in the fantastic hilltop town of Montalcino. Loved every minute and wish I was still there.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2013

Lovely small hotel overlooking amazing vistas of the Tuscan hills. Gorgeous swimming pool and delightful breakfast buffet which is served under umbrellas on the veranda/ patio overlooking the hills. The room itself opened to a small french style balcony( meaning, one person can stand on it!) but the view is breathtaking. The furnishings are simple, room was clean and bathroom small. Shower in the bathroom was an interesting size and entry but adequate.

Parking is at a premium in this hilly village but the front desk staff were terrific directing us exactly where to park. The value for this room and breakfast was excellent!

Staff was kind and accommodating and made excellent recommendations for dining. Stay here if you want an amazing view and don't worry about big city hotel creature comforts...not needed here ....with the amazing Tuscan countryside, fields of sunflowers, olive trees, grapevines and delicious food and wines around every corner!

We will definitely be back.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2013

This hotel is in a wonderful town - Montalcino. The atmosphere is pure Tuscan Hill town mixed with Brunello wine and the views from the terrace of the hotel take some beating.
Our room wasn't the best hotel room being on two levels and quite spartan but as we only stayed for one night it wasn't really a problem, if we had wanted to stay longer I think I would have asked for a room in the hotel proper. The breakfast on the terrace overlooking the Val D'Orcia was a delight.
There is free parking but after unloading our cases in front of the hotel we then had to hunt around a couple of car parks in Montalcino before we found a place.
Small quibbles because I would happily return to the Hotel dei Capitani

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Los Angeles, CA
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28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

Driving from Rome towards Florence we spent only 1 night in Montalcino - the area is Beautiful and I wish we had stay another day. The town of Montalcino is up high so the views are picturesque. Hotel Capitani has a wonderful terrace and pool that take in the view. They accommodated us with a "family room" 2 twins downstairs and a loft w/ a kingsize bed, so it was very convenient and a good price. furnishings were simple.
Breakfast was a good buffet out on the atrium/terrace. We enjoyed the pool. It was wonderful to walk thru the town at night, restaurants were good. Hotel parking was not a problem.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Hotel dei Capitani
Address: Via Lapini 6, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Montalcino
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Montalcino
#6 Romantic Hotel in Montalcino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel dei Capitani 3*
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our hotel is situated in part of the eighteenth-century “Catasto Leopoldino” in the historic centre of Montalcino. The rooms at the back afford a splendid view, taking in the Val d’Orcia and the Val d’Arbia.Opening out onto this backdrop is a large, panoramic garden, where a swimming pool has been created to resemble a medieval fountain.In the remaining rooms, some of which are laid out on two levels, you can breathe in the typical atmosphere of an ancient Tuscan village. ... more   less 
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