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“Beautiful hotel and village” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel Palazzo del Capitano Exclusive Wellness & Relais

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Hotel Palazzo del Capitano Exclusive Wellness & Relais
Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
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“Beautiful hotel and village”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful small Hotel in old town. Lovely garden with jacuzzi. Nice rooms with AC and friendly staff. I took a massage and really enjoyed it. Other services are also available. You need to leave your car outside the walls but it's near and hotel provide help with luggage. I really recommend this hotel and village to visit.

Stayed July 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Charming restored houses with lovely central garden in a quiet slightly off the tourist map little town near Pienza. Also has a spa. Excellent breakfast and associated restaurant was very good.
Town has a 15th century formal Italian garden worth seeing.

Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2014

We travelled to Tuscany in June 2014 having spent three nights in Florence and San Quirico was the perfect opposite of the bustle and noise of the City.
The hotel is situated within the city walls in a beautiful, picturesque, quiet street not far from the main square.
The emphasis of the hotel is relaxed charm and it generally markets itself as a bed and breakfast.
Our room was not the most opulent that I have stayed in but was well appointed, spotlessly clean, tastefully decorated and very comfortable.
The breakfast was excellent and fairly extensive. In fact thinking about it is making me hungry now.
The staff were excellent, attentive, helpful and friendly.
There is a beautiful garden to the rear of the hotel and I am told that a swimming pool is due for 2015.
The hotel has a sister restaurant, which is accessed from the rear of the hotel, and this too was fantastic.
Lastly I thought that the hotel was excellent value for money and was an ideal location for exploring Tuscany, specifically the Chianti region.
Enjoy your stay.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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scotland
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98 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2014

Booked a last minute room for the night and was hugely surprised at the standard of the room and setting.

Staff came down to show us where to park and they helped with the luggage. On check-in we were given discount cards for the hotel's boutiques across the road.

We were upgraded to a gorgeous suite on 2 levels with a sitting room, 2 bathrooms, 2 large televisions, bedroom and open staircase. The decoration was beautiful, unique and personal.

We used the jacuzzi outside in the garden which was lovely. The only disappointment for us was the food at the hotel's restaurant. Breakfast in the main hotel was great.

Staff were excellent and we'd happily return.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank space4travel
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2014

There truly isn't a more beautiful backdrop that this hotel with it's mountainous location, beautiful gardens and quaint rooms. We returned to this hotel after a fabulous experience 5 years ago. Sooo, I assumed it would be the same. Yes, it still had the beautiful atmosphere but I was disappointed with the air conditioning (or LACK OF IT). We visited in the beginning of June and did a lot of sight seeing in the day with the temperatures in the high 80's and low 90's . The nights were warm as well.Actually, it was hot!The front desk told us they do not put the air conditioning on until JULY!!! Seriously, what kind of answer is that. How can you put such a stipulation on when the air conditioning should or shouldn't be put on. So, to get some are circulating in our room, we tried to open the windows but there were no screens. And because of the gardens below, there were birds flying around. So we had to keep them closed to avoid anything flying in. We could never find a bartender in the garden bar to get a drink after we came back from touring all day. The restaurant atmosphere at the hotel still had the same charm except for the meals that we were served. There was 5 people in our party and 3 of the 5 meals were not up to par. I , myself, had to send my meal back twice. It was my least favorite dinning experience in the 10 days that we toured this Beautiful Country. I am quite disappointed because my last stay there was so enjoyable.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Gigi H
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OIrlando, FL
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14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed here recently while doing a bicycle tour. The hotel is amazing with a great location and true Tuscany charm. The staff was extremely generous, friendly and hospitable. Each room has unique character (we saw 3 of them) without a typical hotel feel. The furniture was unique and like what you would find in a home vs a hotel. It felt special to stay here.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank hedgebet
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Moscow, Russia
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93 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2014

Very interesting and suggestive hotel in an old palace situated in the centre of San Quirico d'Orcia. Splendid inside garden. Rooms of rather unusual and attractive architecture. Polite personnel and very good breakfast.

Room Tip: Gemelli room has a kind of mansarda - very interesting , overviewing the garden .
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Property: Hotel Palazzo del Capitano Exclusive Wellness & Relais
Address: Via Poliziano 18, 53027 San Quirico d'Orcia, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Quirico d'Orcia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in San Quirico d'Orcia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Palazzo del Capitano Exclusive Wellness & Relais 4*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
CAPITANO LUXURY HOTEL COLLECTION A brand that for over than 20 years has expressed romanticism, wellness and a great passion for hospitality in Tuscany, gives you a warm welcome in the ancient village of San Quirico d'Orcia in the heart of the Val d'Orcia, declared in the year 2004 World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Breathtaking landscapes, historical towns and the worldwide most famous vineyards world and ... our Hotel Collection: Palazzo del Capitano Wellness&Relais,Historical Mansion of the XIV century Charming Mansion with furnishing that are inspired by the Tuscan tradition, where the modern comfort is perfectly integrated with the charm of the old one. Villa del Capitano Art&Relais, Neoclassical Villa Elegant Mansion located on the main street of San Quirico d'Orcia close to the Ancient Medieval Walls. The bright Suites will surprise you with lovely views of the Val d'Orcia and with its Made in Italy design masterpieces Capitano's Dwellings - Widespread Hotel The pretty double rooms with private bathroom in typical Tuscan style are dislocated in different buildings in the Historic Centre of San Quirico d'Orcia to let you enjoy your holiday as a guest of the village. ... more   less 
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