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Villa il santo
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Contemporary look renovation in a 1000 y old villa, heart of Chianti, stunning views, great location
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8 Bedrooms, 10 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16
Barberino Val d'Elsa, Tuscany

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Deborah C
Auchterarder, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Relaxing holiday in comfy, luxurious villa surrounded by amazing scenery of vineyards & olive groves”
Reviewed 9 March 2018 for a stay in July 2017

Separate living areas means some people can party while others relax & read or watch TV. Great garden setting for the children to play or quiet setting for pre-dinner drinks; lovely pool area to keep the children busy. The food was fantastic - full breakfast with everything you could wish for - lunch if you need too. And it was so wonderful to have dinner on the terrace watching the sun set as we devoured the delicious dishes cooked superbly using fresh local ingredients. Great location with easy day trips by train or car to Piza, Florence & the shopping outlets, Luca, Siena & San Gimignano. And plenty of local Chianti wineries & cheeses to taste & enjoy. Villa is perfect for families or a group of friends of any age group.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
9 Mar 2018
Hi Deborah
Thank you for your beautiful review!!! I will use it to promote my villa!!!!! So happy to know you have fond memories of your stay n you enjoyed your activities, relax moment, meals, day trips!!
Hope to host you soon again
Where are u located in US?? We are planning a promotional trip next winter!
Hope to see u soon
Warm regards
Annagloria n enzo
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lbaratto
Augusta, Georgia
1 review
“Fabulous week of outstanding accommodations, delicious food and awesome side trips.”
Reviewed 22 February 2018 for a stay in September 2017

Villa II Santo is a magnificent villa where portions predate the Middle Ages. The villa has been completed updated and sits on top of a hill overlooking a vast valley of farmed olive trees and grape vineyards. Morning clouds hover over the valley and the beautiful terrain is jaw dropping.

The villa's proximity to Florence (35 minutes), Sienna and Pisa make day trips very practical and enjoyable. Guides can be hired for historic tours. There are truffle
hunting excursions and ballooning available. Oh the food! Your hosts the Corti's get a big BRAVO!

Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
24 Feb 2018
hi Larry thank you for your review , ,so happy you enjoyed to be there n thank you for hosting us in Augusta. we loved to be there. hope to hast you soon again
love
Annagloria
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davidobri...
Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
“The most amazing experience!!!”
Reviewed 12 December 2017 for a stay in July 2017

This would be the most amazing experience we have had while travelling overseas. The Villa, the views, the location and the food/wine is amazing! The facilities within this villa just work perfectly if you are looking for a relaxing holiday.

The rooms are spacious, you have numerous areas to dine within the villa with amazing views. We opted to have someone come in and cook breakfast and dinner for us which just worked out perfectly. You can ask for types of traditional Italian food and they will organise it and they can even organise a cooking class for you.

Enzo and Annagloria are the most hospitable people we have ever met. You are made to feel at home as soon as you arrive and they will help you out in organising anything you want. They organised wine tours, golf, truffle hunting, shopping and trips to towns near by with a tour guide.

We have also been fortunate enough to stay at Enzo and Annagloria's other villa Castellare de'Sernigi which is just as exceptional.

If you are looking to experience a traditional Tuscan holiday then you must stay at one of Enzo and Annagloria's villas, I can't recommend it enough. We have just booked again for our third time and can't wait to get back.

P.S. You have to try Enzo's olive oil!

Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Dec 2017
David
thank you for your wonderful review!! I really appreciate your nice words
we are so happy to have met you n your lovely family. happy you decided to share with us your family's birthdays. so nice!
a big hug n happy to see you in 2 years
if you have a moment pls be so kind to write a review on Castellare as well. Have a Merry Christmas and a spectacular 2018!
annagloria n enzo
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cagojet
Glenview, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Spectular stay”
Reviewed 12 December 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We stayed here for a week with a group of 15 adults. We enjoyed every moment.
The accommodations were beautiful and the food delicious. Annagloria was so helpful with day trips and activity recommendations.
A dream come true.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Dec 2017
HI Peter, thank you for your beautiful words, it will help our future guests a lot
happy you enjoyed your stay n can't wait to meet you in a few weeks.
have a Merry Christmas with your family n a marvellous 2018!
annagloria n enzo
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1 review
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed 3 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Great villa, beautiful, near town. Definitely recommend if traveling with multiple couples or family.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
4 Nov 2017
Thank you for your kind review. Hope to host you soon again
Annagloria
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