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Encinitas, CA
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Porto Vivaria was at the edge of town, at the end of a street, which means that the view over the valley areas below was just steps away. When we saw that the golden light of sunset was hitting the buildings outside our window we walked down to the wall of the city and enjoyed the incredible sunset. I'm sure...

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Zuri
Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

Quiet, clean, not too modern, adjoined rooms, and just a walk into town-- we always look for this configuration when we are traveling as a family in Italy, and Porta Vivaria met all criteria. The proprietress is accessible and enthusiastic about recommending restaurants and things to do (and we found her choices to be excellent). There is also a nice...

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Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

What a cosy place to holiday! We were three hours early for check in and were greeted by a lovely host who let is leave our bags in the office while we explored! She recommended places to eat and visit. Me and my partner loved our stay here. We had the nicest room which was located just off the terrace....

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netanya
Reviewed 4 August 2014

eventually stumbled upon the villa after several wrong turns,we were greeted by a nice lady who could'nt stop talking who led us up the many steps to the top floor.Not recommended with heavy luggage,the room was i admit very well restored with style.The breakfast room was kinda nice but the breakfast dismal ,packaged wafer biscuits and a so so coffee...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Orvieto is a beautiful little town but lots to see. Traveled with 3 teenagers and we were very happy to find this B&B. Candida welcomed us with friendly big smile and very helpful - - even with her limited English, she make sure that we have everything we needed. She also gave us a tour of the place, where everything...

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Wilmington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 October 2013 via mobile

As we did not book room in advance, it was pleasure to find this Bed & Breakfast. Candida was very welcoming. Our room was wonderfully restored with old wooden beams adding to its charm & nicely decorated. As off second floor, we also had use of a small terrace. Happy to recommend.

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 18 May 2013

I just returned from Orvieto. Staying at Porta Vivaria was so comfortable. The bathroom is complete and modern. The room has lovely old wood beams in the ceiling and is quite romantic. Fausto and his wife Valeria were charming, helpful hosts. I highly recommend this small hotel.

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Porta Vivaria is in an excellent location in Orvieto. Apartments are on the top floor and were clean with reasonable prices. Breakfast was only packaged foods, so consider finding an Italian bar for coffee.

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Katy, Texas
Reviewed 23 March 2013

We spent one night here on our visit to Orvieto. The room was clean and large, as was the bathroom. Surprised to find both a shower and a tub. Comfortable bed, accommodating host, and an adequate breakfast made for a very pleasant stay. It is off the beaten path and a bit of a challenge for us to find in...

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Additional Information about Porta Vivaria Guest House

Address: Via del Popolo 39, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
Region: Italy > Umbria > Province of Terni > Orvieto
Price Range: £53 - £64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“I don't think you have the choice, but can't imagine that there is one room better than the next...all good!”
  • View just feet from the hotel
  • Old fashioned with modern comfort
  • cozy yet roomy 2nd floor room (attic room with quint sloping roof) Could be a problem if tall
  • longest, most comfortable bathtub ever!
 of 5 bubbles motherHEncinitas, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“Mine was perfect for one or a couple. Located on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 53mr, 18 May 2013 | Read review
“Make sure you have detailed directions BEFORE you try finding it in the rain and hail! There are few posted street signs.”
 of 5 bubbles clownfish0615, 23 Mar 2013 | Read review
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