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“Beautuful Villa in Umbria Countryside”
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casale
Casa Rondini, organic farm
master bedroom
twin bedroom
kitchen
bathroom with shower
terrace
view from the terrace
bbq
parking
organic vegetable garden
seasonal organic vegetable as available from the garden
olive groves
saffron
organic vegetables
safron harvest
fresh eggs from free range hens
all welcome to help us olive picking
pasta making
casale west side
organic grapes
make your own dough
casale north side
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Montegabbione, Province of Terni, Umbria

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geminigem...
Victoria, BC
Level 6 Contributor
141 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Beautuful Villa in Umbria Countryside”
Reviewed 11 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016
1
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It's on an organic farm (and you are welcome to help yourself to produce) set in beautiful surroundings yet close to lots of little towns and great restaurants. It was my first time in Umbria which is as beautiful but quieter than Tuscany. There is even a really nice pool with stunning views! Our rooms were on the top floor and were large and had beautiful views. Kitchen was well stocked with dishes, pots and pans, glasses, etc. and a few basics including spices, oil, balsamic vinegar, tea, etc. Lots of towels and hot water. Franco and Bozena are lovely people who right from our first contact were so helpful and kind. Bozena went out of her way to help when I arrived sick! They have great suggestions for places to visit and restaurants to eat at. We enjoyed each place they recommended. This is a lovely, peaceful place for a relaxing holiday.

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Liked best: Peace and quiet.
Liked least: Furniture.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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SWaters20...
Church Stretton, United Kingdom
1 review
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“The warmest welcome in a stunning setting”
Reviewed 23 June 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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Casa Rondini exceeded our expectations in every way from the lovely people who run it to the most comfortable apartment in an amazing setting. We knew the minute we arrived and met our hosts that we had come to the right place and throughout our month with them we became friends. Nothing was too much trouble and we shared the odd meal which was delicious. In fact on Easter Sunday they cooked a meal for all the people staying so it was a nice way to celebrate and meet other guests from different countries. My husband enjoyed chats while giving the chickens our peelings etc. finding that Franco shared some interest in cars.
One of my favourite experiences while there, was watching the sun set behind the mountains as each night a different beautiful picture emerged. and I have hundreds of photographs to prove it!
The bed was very comfortable and it's very quiet so we slept well.
Franco and Bozena work very hard and are great hosts , They only socialise as much as you do or don't want and if they want to let you know something a note is left under a stone outside so that they don't disturb you, not that we would have minded.
We had so much fun and used the ideal location to travel to many easily accessible places such as Lake Trasimeno , Assisi, Montepulciano and Cortona to name a few. The station is a few kilometres away so we enjoyed trips to Rome and Florence in comfort and it was so easy.
We were shown how to prune an olive tree the Umbrian way and enjoyed an afternoon in the sunshine (helping) at least thats how they kindly referred to it.
My husband liked the Limoncello and Franco also told him how to make it so now we have vats of it and it's very nice.
There are so many more good things which I could mention but hopefully I have given a flavour of our experience.
Overall it was one of the best holidays we've had and can't wait to go back. Thank you Franco and Bozena , hope to see you again soon.

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Liked best: everything
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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30EileenB
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Wonderful stay!!”
Reviewed 1 January 2014 for a stay in October 2013
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Casa Rondini is lovely! High up the Umbrian hills but close to all the major sights in Umbria and Tuscany. Perfect place as a base for all your sightseeing and best of all, our host was not only a wonderful chef, but also a mine of information for the best restaurants, wine tasting venues, and sights in the area. This is an address that is worth keeping!

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Liked best: The owner and his enthusiasm
Liked least: A short drive to restaurants
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 65+
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Felsteads
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Heavenly Farmhouse in the Italian Hills”
Reviewed 22 July 2013 for a stay in August 2012
3
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Let me first say that I am only writing this review because the owner Bozena asked me if I would.

I really do not want to tell you about Casa Rondini because it is such a beautiful place and so special for me and my family that I don't want to share it.

It is without doubt my favourite place to holiday in the world.

I love every single thing about it. The accommodation, the food, the surroundings, the owners. EVERYTHING!!

If you want a peaceful place to lay and relax and let the world pass you by then Casa Rondini is the place.

If you want a base to stay and visit local places such as Perugia, Orvieto etc then this is the place.

For me and my family this is THE place.

You will not eat better food than Franco cooks. You will not find better hosts than Franco and Bozena. You will not find a more relaxing place to stay, Anywhere.

It is a slice of heaven.

There is one downside to Casa Rondini though and that's the fact that you cant stay there forever.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Going home
Travelling group: Large Group
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HilsTassi...
Hobart, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Casa Rondini should be a secret”
Reviewed 9 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013
2
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I actually considered not writing a review of the Casa Rondini as we loved it so much and we want to be able to afford to come back next trip to Europe, but to be fair to Franco and Bozena I thought better of it.

Just great, and believe every word that other reviewers have said. FI pizza night was Sunday, pasta Tuesday and saffron Thursdays. After the pasta night the first purchase when we get home will be the pasta machine. I didn't realise it was so simple and fresh pasta was so great.

Thanks Bozena and Franco for a fabulous week and hopefully we will return in two years.

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MattB2121
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Surpassed our highest expectations...”
Reviewed 29 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013
1
person found this review helpful

From booking to leaving (today), our stay has been incredible. Franco and Bozena are the perfect hosts. They even helped me organize a courier pickup on a parcel that went astray. Pasta night (Tuesdays) is a must an offers guests the ability to learn how to make and eat a variety of delicious pastas complete with local wine, grappa, limocella and sumptuous desserts. Unfortunately we won't be here for saffron night (Thursdays) which I hear from guests is just as fabulous. If you are looking for a place to relax, soak in the local culture and flavours in a very comfortable setting with great apartments, Casa Rondini is the place... Also a great setting for kids with the chickens, donkey and large swimming pool.

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Liked best: Location, size of property, spacious apartment with fireplace
Liked least: We should have booked a longer stay...
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers Families with young children
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rachel O
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Fantastic holiday, something for all the family”
Reviewed 29 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012
1
person found this review helpful

This friendly family run farm is a real find in the heart of Umbria, half an hour by car from Perugia. The owners have achieved the perfect balance of making you feel that you are completely independent but are also available to give you all the information that you need to enjoy the “real Italy .“ The standard of accommodation is excellent with everything provided and thought about, our apartment had both a dishwasher and a washing machine for our sole use .It was very clean and well presented.
The luxury of having abundant tomatoes and vegetables picked from the farm and the opportunity for the children to pick your own was a great excitement. Delicious olive oil, wine and homemade produce was also available from for a few euros. The cooking activities had attracted us to Casa Rondini on the website and they were not a disappointment, in fact they were one of the highlights that the children are still talking about!
There is plenty to visit in the surrounding areas from traditional Italian hill top villages, the historic towns of Assisi and Orvieto . On return a cool dip was always welcome in the refreshing pool. The children also enjoyed the waterfalls, water sports on Lago Trasimento and visiting the well-known chocolate factory (home of Baci). There is something for everyone.

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Liked best: The high standard of accommodation, the friendly atmosphere, the location and the cooking activities
Liked least: Going home
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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