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“A wonderful place for a honeymoon!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Casina Valloreci

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Casina Valloreci
Ranked #3 of 4 Trequanda B&B and Inns
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1 review
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“A wonderful place for a honeymoon!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

We just returned from a fabulous 6-night stay during our honeymoon at Casina Valloreci, a charming little stone cottage (just the right size for two) on a villa in the middle of olive groves. Casina is located near Sinalunga -- a central location that allowed us to easily day-trip to Siena and many other towns in Southern Tuscany.

The cottage had everything we needed, including a full kitchen, and was very comfortable -- plenty of hot water, a cozy bed, and lots of personal touches. We were sad to miss out on the beautiful swimming pool during our mid-October trip, but others who come during the summer would certainly enjoy it! The grounds are also lovely, with beautiful views in every direction.

From the moment we arrived, host Angelo went out of his way to make us feel welcome, with a fresh-baked cake, champagne, and other goodies. We were initially worried that we might run out of things to do in scenic but quiet Tuscan hill country, but Angelo had great suggestions for activities (wine tour, lunch at a working farm, nearby hot springs, etc.) that helped us slow down, savor the countryside, and relax! He hand-drew maps to all our activities to help us navigate, and we didn't get lost once. Angelo also gives the best tips for restaurants -- follow his advice and you won't be disappointed!

One tip for future travelers is that there are scented candles and down bedding at Casina Valloreci -- we enjoyed these homey comforts, but if you have allergies you might want to ask Angelo to remove them ahead of time (which I'm sure he would be happy to do, as he is very attentive to his guests).

All in all, we had a terrific time and would definitely return in the future! Grazie, Angelo!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012

Not only is Casa Valloreci charming and comfortable as other reviews mention, Angelo is a fabulous host!! Not only did he help with recommendations and reservations for lunch & dinner, he was extremely helpful guiding us towards laundry and cooking class options. We stayed for a week in the middle of our Italian holiday - a vacation within our vacation. My husband likes to cook, so having a kitchen and shopping at the coop in Castelmuzio was fun, too. The outdoor space was wonderful, we cooked and ate outdoors, just like we were home! We trust we'll be back sometime soon! Thanks for everything Angelo!!

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

We spent six nights at Casa Valloreci. It provided us with a peaceful spot to recharge ourselves after our days exploring lovely Tuscany. The stone cottage is in a great location, (15 minutes drive to Pienza and also close to Montepulciana and other historic hill towns). It is clean, comfortable, quiet and of quality construction. But the best part of our stay was meeting the owner, Angelo. He is thoughtful and kind. On our first evening there it was wonderful to find a treat waiting for us after a busy day. Angelo made sure we were well taken care of by helping us make wise choices to make the most of our time. We really enjoyed the food from the restaurants that he recommended. We'll always remember our wonderful time in Tuscany.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

My wife and I stayed two nights here last week. Based on the previous previews we were excited to see this lovely stone cottage and to meet the infamous Angelo. Both exceeded our expectations. Upon first arriving, we were greeted with open arms and a bottle of wine along with some fresh fruit, meat and cheese. The cottage has been completely restored in the Tuscan style, of old weathered brick and stone, along with lovely accents throughout. The interior of the cottage consists of one bedroom, one bathroom and an attached sunroom which contains the kitchen. The kitchen is stocked with enough utensils to cook a variety of meals, along with two Italian coffee makers. The bathroom is spacious with lots of hot water in the shower. The bedroom is very large with lots of storage space and outlets for charging cameras, laptops, etc. The bed is very large and comfortable with good quality comforters. The entire interior has ceramic/stone flooring and is tastefully decorated and immaculately clean.
You have use of the pool, which is large and well maintained surrounded with a large patio for sitting around in the afternoons.
Angelo was so helpful, by setting up wine/cheese tastings and making dinner reservations for us. Thanks some much Angelo and Umberto for a lovely visit. We sure hope to make it back in the future for a longer stay.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

We stayed at Casina Valloreci for a few days on our honeymoon and we could not have had a better time! It was everything we were looking for. This is a gorgeous property on a working farm with amazing views of the Tuscan countryside. It is quiet and relaxing and every inch is filled with rustic charm. We stayed in the cottage and it was so comfortable, it really felt like home. There was even a nice hair dryer in the bathroom! The owner, Angelo, has put so much attention into every detail and you can tell he really loves what he does. As soon as we met him, he was incredibly welcoming and we were greeted with a bottle of prosecco and a delicious pie.

In addition to Casina Valloreci being such a wonderful place to stay, you get the added benefit of Angelo’s knowledge of the area. Our first night he made us reservations at a restaurant in town and it was literally the best meal we had in Italy. It was unbelievable. He also arranged a wine tour and lunch at a Montepulciano vineyard that was fantastic. To top it off, he even gave us restaurant recommendations for Rome where we were headed next!

I would not hesitate to return to Casina Valloreci. You really don’t have to plan any activities before you go. The location is great and there is so much to do close by. My only regret is that we did not spend more time there!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Terrace, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012

We enjoyed some early contact by email with Angelo and got to know each other a bit first.. We arrived by escort of two lovely young villagers on motor bikes, as a result of asking directions.. What a great start to the warm hospitality and gorgeous villa awaiting us.
Angelo and Umberto toured us through cottage and grounds and we felt excited but completely relaxed..A wealth of information and recommendations for the region was available to us, and Angelo was able to book reservations for us at restaurants and local cooking school..Podere Il Casali...wonderful. We also had a special treat cooking in the outdoor kitchen at Casina Valloreci
We felt like we were at the most delightful resort, but it was all to ourselves!! Everyday there we will cherish and we certainly miss Val d'Orcia. We hope to return!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2012

Angelo (and Umberto) are typical Italian gentlemen and owners of this stunning property. On arrival, we were greeted by Angelo with open arms, and felt from the start that were were friends immediately! The little cottage we stayed in was magic and quaint! We loved it, and Angelo made sure that we felt like it was ours. The fridge was pre-filled with breakfast (yoghurts, etc.) and he even had a bowl of pasta and a bottle of wine ready for our arrival!
It's a mini-house it its' own right - wood stove, kitchen, bath, television, etc., and full use of the facilities on the large amazing property -- pool is huge and felt like it, too, was ours! Huge BBQ area as well!
The location is perfect - with stunning views of all the olive trees and hills of Tuscany!
Petroio & Castelmuzzio are a stone's throw away. Sinalunga is probably about a 10-15 minute drive, and you can stock up on all your groceries, etc.
Angelo's hospitality was amazing, and you'll leave great friends!
Cannot recommend this place enough! 5 Stars!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Casina Valloreci
Address: Podere Valloreci, 40, 53020 Trequanda, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Trequanda
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Trequanda
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The first time I fell in love with this place was several years ago while watching the movie, "The English Patient." I loved these forests, cypress trees and valleys. I was impressed in particular by the Abbey where the movie was filmed, at Sant'Anna in Camprena. And now this movie is repeated for me every night, and every night is always more beautiful. I would like to share these feelings with you. ... more   less 

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