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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely, restful time in Gianna's beautiful cottage for a week in May. Gianna was a warm, helpful and considerate host who advised us on places to go and how to get there and dealt with all our queries very promptly. While there, we spent a few days simply swimming, enjoying the comfort of the cottage (sitting with... More 

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Glasgow
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

We stayed in Casa Ada for a week in August/September 2015. The property is totally hidden away down a track and is surrounded by orchards with some particularly delicious figs when we were there! We were greeted by Gianna who was really friendly and welcoming. She had left us a bottle of wine and some fresh bread and gave us... More 

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Gianna C, Titolare at Podere di Santa Maria, responded to this review

We are always very happy when we understand that our guests are overwhelmed by the beauty of nature. The spectacle of the swallows dancing above the pool is a beautiful moment and eagerly awaited by all in summer sunsets. The experience of walking through the trail, marks a moment slow and pleasant, and we are equally happy that you have... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is the second time we have visited the Podere di Santa Maria. If you want to hear silence this is the place to stay in and chill. The accommodation is very good, lovely grounds with a excellent pool suitable for all ages. Gianna is a very good host. Fresh Bread is delivered very morning on request and Gianna is... More 

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Gianna C, Titolare at Podere di Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear John , it is always a pleasure to welcome you to our farm. Thank you very much for the nice words, we always try to accommodate you in the best way, and yes, themom's cake , is among our best pampering for you. I hope see you again inb the future. Me and my family wish you a nice... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

We had a wonderful holiday here. Such a beautiful and peaceful spot. Only a short and charming walk up a country track to the village and lovely cafe/restaurant. Swimming pool was wonderful (much better than expected - saline water was lovely!). Gianna was very friendly and helpful and came up with lots of suggestions for things to do in the... More 

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Gianna C, Titolare at Podere di Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear Alice, thanks for taking the time to tell your experience with us. Make known to you the beauty of our area it is always very important for us and above all enjoyable and fun. I am happy that you enjoyed with us, I send you a big hug See you soon. More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

We had a very relaxing Week at il Podere di Santa María! it was great! We enjoyed the beautiful surroundings, the great nature and peaceful days..Giana, our host, was all the time very helpful and provided us with great tips for day tours. The pool is definitely a highlight here! Specially during hot days! We would love coming back soon!... More 

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Reviewed 11 July 2014

In June 2014 we've stayed for one week in Casa Ada. We had such a great time! The house and the terrace are big. The swimming pool is great! You can relax there for the whole day. It has such an amazing view about the hills around. In the surroundig there are some small villages with nice restaurants (Massa Marritima... More 

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Redwood City, California
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

My wife and I spent a week at Podere di Santa Maria and we could not have wished for a better stay. The property is beautiful with olive trees, walnut trees, and views of the surrounding hills that are like postcards. The buildings where the accommodations are were built around 700 AD but updated with all the comforts of todays... More 

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Gianna C, Titolare at Podere di Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear friends, it really makes a certain effect to know that they're talking to us on the other side of the ocean ... THANK YOU! We will continue to commit ourselves to always be able to present you as much as possible on our territory, and to welcoming you as we do in Tuscany, with warmth and with a genuine... More 

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Reviewed 8 June 2014

I can only agree with the comments of others. If you are looking to enjoy nightlife and lots of sightseeing this is not the place for you because of the traveling. If you want to relax and live in luxury accommodation with peace and quiet and fantastic views then definitely this is the place to be. The accommodation has been... More 

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Gianna C, Titolare at Podere di Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear friends, really thank you for these beautiful words, there is no better way to tell us, there are infinitely grateful! , Val di Merse is a part of Tuscany that is still unknown, and it is always a pleasure for us to tell our little part of the world and really hope to be able to preserve as it... More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

We stayed for a week over Easter 2014. Overall we are very happy, the property is well equipped and everything is in good working order. The grounds are really nice for kids to run around (we had a 1.5yr old) and it is very quiet and peaceful. Giana was very helpful and gave us all the information we needed not... More 

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Gianna C, Titolare at Podere di Santa Maria, responded to this review

Dear Panos and family, we are so happy that you have been felt welcomed and that our farm has helped to make you relax. we expect you again and we'll be in touch! I wish you a happy summer! More 

Minneapolis
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Reviewed 28 September 2013 via mobile

How often are you greated at a hotel with a loaf of freshly made bread, a cake, a bowl of grapes and a bottle of wine? Never, I bet. But this is what Gianna welcomed me with when I stayed for a week in September. I stayed in the one bedroom, which was a spacious array of rooms in a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small hamlet with 3 indipendent and romanitic houses with private garden. Eco-pool and total relax in the middle of tuscan countryside. We are in Val di Merse one of the almost beautiful area of Siena countryside. Our farm is relaxing and we are in the middle of our walnuts and olives tree. Our vegetable garden is available for our guests and you'll can reach by walk the restaurant in the village Ciciano ... more   less 

Additional Information about Podere di Santa Maria

Address: Loc. Santa Maria Ciciano, 53012 Ciciano, Chiusdino, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Chiusdino > Ciciano
Price Range: £76 - £127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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