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The "Pensione Bencista" in Fiesole, which is about a 20 minute bus ride to the east of Florence. They provide bus vouchers to and from town, and for 88 Euros (per person, per day) we had a stunning view of the city, overlooking a few...More
Stayed at the Bencista for 5 days in May 2004. We wanted to escape the crowds in Florence. On arrival, we felt like family. Staff was very warm and friendly and accomodating. Our room, the South West corner had a small balcony over looking Firenze...More
Bencista is a unique experience. Location, views, rooms, service are all wonderful. The outdoor areas give you personal freedom as do the numerous indoor public rooms and libraries. Dining is good by Italian hotel standards and was optional, meaning we did not have to get...More
My husband made a promise to himself at the age of 10, while visiting the Bencista with his family, that he would bring his bride there. 23 years later, he did just that. The Bencista was one of our last stops during our 17-day honeymoon,...More
I have just come back from my third stay at the Bencista. 26 years ago we spent part of our honeymoon there and also fell in love with the place. Many others have done the same even when in a less romantic situation. Others have...More