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Albergo I Villini
Ranked #1 of 10 Pontassieve B&B and Inns
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Reviewed October 13, 2012

Albergo I Villini is excellent place to stay with warm atmosphere, helpful and friendly Angela and Tino.
We absolutely loved staying here, everything was just perfect, including unique Tino's artistic works in the hotel and calm misty mornings, beautiful nature around.
We want to thank Angela and Tino and to wish them all the best!
For us it will be really happy day when we`ll come to Albergo I Villini again.

Michail & Julia from Simferopol, Ukraine

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

We have stayed at the Villini many times and love the comfortable and quirky rooms. Tino and Angela are really friendly and helpful, nothing is too much trouble. The hotel is ideally located in Pontassieve, 5 minutes walk from the train station with links to Florence, Mugello and some beautiful little Tuscan towns. There are some good restaurants locally serving good home cooked food.....this is definately on our list of places to return to many times.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank JoyceBir
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Reviewed January 13, 2011

All of the reviews are accurate. It is a unique place! Sound carries, so it is nice if everyone is respectful. The owners are very helpful! We stayed in the family area with two rooms, two showers and one bathroom. It was easy to take the train into Florence. We did not have the breakfast. Older place but clean and comfortable.

  • Stayed: December 2010, traveled with family
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Thank Alaska2World
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Reviewed August 12, 2009

after several 'standard' hotels, this b&b offered a quirky, interesting alternative.
it is right by the train station (pontassieve) which has three 20 min journeys an hour into florence, so although pontassieve itself was not very exciting, it was easy to get into florence.
the owners were very friendly and very helpful - which we really appreciated. the friendliness and service is 5 star!
the internet was free of charge, and a rustic home-made breakfast is brought to your room, which was a charming extra.

  • Stayed: August 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 12, 2009

I stayed in Pontassieve for one week at Angela and Tinos place. They have been very friendly and helpful all over the time. The rooms and the lobby are decorated nicely with artworks by Tino and that`s what makes a unique atmosphere. It was like feeling home from the first second on. The place is located very central. So it`s easy to reach the center of Pontassieve and the beautiful scenery around the rivers! The station is only a few steps walking time. Florence is 20 min by train which is leaving almost every 30 min. So it was easy to reach other Tuscany cities like Siena, Lucca and Arezzo. I also would suggest to order the breakfast with selfmade jam by Angela-- which also was one of the highlights-- and fresh croissants!

  • Stayed: August 2009, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 2, 2009

On our last trip to Tuscany we stayed at I Villini for 1 week. It stands across the river Sieve, and is adorned with the remarkable art works of Tino Batistini, an artist from Cremona transplanted in Tuscany. We were overwhelmed by the the hospitality of Angela and Tino. We woke up every morning with breakfast in bed with delicious cappuccino, croissants and juices. They were eager to help us find restaurants and places to visit and make our vacation very enjoyable. The train station is 5 minutes walk from I Villini and the trains to Florence run every 20 minutes. We visited some of the vineyards of Montalcino eg, the famous Casanova di Neri-their 2001 Brunello received 100 points from Wine Spectator, and Montepulciano, Assisi, Pisa, Vinci, and of course, Florence. We are looking forward to returning there next year.

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled with family
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Thank OmniaDisce
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Reviewed June 30, 2009

Albergo I Villini is a very cosy and charming small hotel. A worm and freindly reception through Angela + Toni and their all time eagerness to help the hotel guests are realy exceptional! Tino's artistic works all over the hotel are a welcome change to big hotels with cold atmosphere.

It's location in Pontassieve gave us the best possible oppertunity to travel comfortably by train to Ferenze, Pisa, Lucca and other wonderful places without our car and parking space headache. Infrastructure like good quality dining places, a large supper market, Espresso shops etc are in easy walking distance form the hotel.

In one word: "Give it a Try"

Ghosh
Austria

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Albergo I Villini

Address: Viale Armando Diaz 28, 50065, Pontassieve, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Pontassieve
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Pontassieve
Price Range: $57 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Albergo I Villini 1*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Albergo I Villini B&B is situated in Pontassieve very near to the confluence of the Arno and Sieve rivers, 15 minutes from Florence and near the secular forest of Vallombrosa and the National Park of Casentino. The house is open since 1952 and offers warm hospitality and a peaceful surrounding. I Villini has 7 bedrooms with private facilities, some of which have a view over the river.There is possibility of parking. A genuine breakfast is served directly in your room. I Villini it's well connected to Florence and to the places of artistic and historical interest in Tuscany; offers comfortable rooms decorated in an amusing and colorful way, every room has a radio and tv and free wi fi. There's a little library in the hall where guests can find magazines and parlour games . Breakfast is served directly in your room with real fresh "cornettos" just taken out of oven, and "cappuccino".The payment can be effected with Visa Mastercard and Amex credit cards. Angela, Tino and the cat Ernesto are ready to welcome you all year around and promise you a delightful holiday. ... more   less 
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