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Podere il Pino
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2 reviews
“Amazing place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

We were a group of 8 at casa #9 of the podere il pino 2 first weeks of may 2014. The location is perfectly located to visit the tuscany,such florence,sienne,lucca,chiant,the sceny is fabulus at il pino with olive threes and vineyard,the landcaping wll maintened by franco , he speak italian only but he is always ready to help guess in all our needs,there also a clean pool with a direct view of san giminiano.i truly recommend the il pino to anyone without hesitation

Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

We spent a week at Podere Il Pino where we had our wedding reception by the pool over the gorgeous views of San Gimignano. It was absolutely perfect! My husband and I have now been to Podere il Pino 4 times in total. Matteo has been unbelievably helpful and accommodating everytime. We hired out the whole of Podere il Pino for the week and had a party every night. The day after the wedding we had a sit down BBQ which was totally organised by Matteo- it was stunning, with fairy lights hung up and the food was delicious. We had some birthdays whilst we were there too and Matteo's mum even made us 3 birthday cakes! Our guests have already said they are going to come back next year for our anniversary and want to do it all again! Thank you Podere il Pino and Matteo for the wedding week of our dreams- we can not thank you enough! Love The Holbroughs! Xxxxx

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Nikki-Holbrough
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mattecibe83, Direttore at Podere il Pino, responded to this review, 7 November 2013
Hello Nikki and Richard,
many thanks for your review and Congratulations again to be Husband & Wife!

We are very happy that you liked our place and your wedding was very beautiful!
It was very my pleasure to be your “Wedding Planner”!!!!!
We hope to see you again in "Podere il Pino"!

Many thanks again!
CIAO!

Matteo
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Halifax, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

This is the fourth time we had been to stay at Podere il Pino. It is simply a beautiful place to stay in Tuscany. The setting is fantastic, with great views across the vineyards to San Gimignano, the pool, gardens and barbeques are great and the apartments are big and well maintained.
Every time we have been Matteo has been a great host, helping us in everything we need to do.
I couldn't recommend Podere il Pino highly enough and we enjoyed it so much we came back and got married there!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Richard H
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mattecibe83, Direttore at Podere il Pino, responded to this review, 7 November 2013
Hello Rich & Nikki,
many thanks for your review and Congratulations again to be Husband & Wife!

We are very happy that you liked our place and your wedding was very beautiful!
It was very my pleasure to be your “Wedding Planner”!!!!!
We hope to see you again in "Podere il Pino"!

Many thanks again!
CIAO!

Matteo
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2013

I stayed in Villa No. 9 with 12 other companions in July 2013, and we couldn't have been more pleased! The villa was superb, the staff very accommodating and the views unbelievable! The location was simply the best - short drives to everything you could possibly want to see!

I have recommended Podere il Pino to many friends who are planning trips to the Tuscany area. I know they will have a fabulous time, as we all did!

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Faith C
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mattecibe83, Direttore at Podere il Pino, responded to this review, 5 November 2013
Hello Faith!
Thank you very much for your review and your beautiful pictures!

We are very happy that you liked our place!
We hope to see you again in "Podere il Pino"!

Thank you!!!!!
Ciao!

Matteo
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

I stayed here recently with a large group of friends for a wedding. I can honestly say this is one of the nicest places I have had the pleasure of staying in Italy.

The rooms are ideally equipped with everything you need for a self catered stay, and the venue is situated only a short drive from the local train station, which has good links to Florence, Pisa and many other beautiful places to see in Italy. The only thing to note is you could not stay here without access to a vehicle!

The views from the pool area can not be beaten. Simply stunning.

I would certainly look to stay here again if I was in the area...........

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Henster79
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mattecibe83, Direttore at Podere il Pino, responded to this review, 30 October 2013
Hello!
Thank you very much for your review!

We are very happy that you liked our place!
We hope to see you again in "Podere il Pino"!

Thank you!!!!!
Ciao!

Matteo
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013

We had a very nice stay in Podere il Pino. The place is situated among the olives and the grapes orchards and with a beautiful view of San Gimigniano. There is a garden with some local herbs and a barbecue place. Our landlord turned out to be both a very discreet and helpful when needed. Our cottage was clean and fully equiped, but anyway - we stayed most of the time outside enjoying breathtaking landscapes form our garden.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Nawojka87
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mattecibe83, Direttore at Podere il Pino, responded to this review, 27 October 2013
Hello!
Thank you very much for your review!

We are very happy that you liked our place and you enjoyed your holiday here!
We hope to see you again in "Podere il Pino"!

Thank you!!!!!
Ciao!

Matteo
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

We stayed at Podere il Pino in August and early September, first days in appartment 5, afterwards in appartment 8. Even though there was a double booking made due to a communication mistake, Matteo the manager, made a generous offer so we could stay at Pino.

We had a great time, the garden and pool are marvelous, with views as in the pictures. Appartment number 8 was perfect, also with great views. Kitchen is large enough, only the fridge can be to small of you stay with older kids or more adults. For us, 2 adults and 2 little kids it was a large appartment with enough space for he kids.

Even though all most all appartments where booked, the place is stil tranquil and really a hidden gem. Location is perfect near San Giminiano and in between Florence andere Siena.

Only minuses are the fact that there was no possibility to have dinner twice a week as promised upfront and during our stay and it isn't possible to order fresh bread. Plus the fact there was no personell at the reception all 11 days (exept for 4 hrs in total). We had contact with the gardener who didn't speak English, so communicating was a challenge, but we managed.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Ilserotterdam
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mattecibe83, Direttore at Podere il Pino, responded to this review, 27 October 2013
Hello!
Thank you very much for your review!

We are very happy that you liked our place and you enjoyed your holiday here!
We hope to see you again in "Podere il Pino"!

Thank you!!!!!
Ciao!

Matteo
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Property: Podere il Pino
Address: Loc. Il Pino n. 5 | Casella Postale 304, 53036, San Gimignano, Italy
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Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #38 of 111 Speciality Lodging in San Gimignano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
PODERE IL PINO... THE RIGHT PLACE FOR THE RIGHT HOLIDAY!!!!Podere il Pino is the perfect place for a relax vacation in the green Tuscany country, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves in the gentle Chianti hills. From its privileged position it offers a spectacular view of the marvellous medieval village of San Gimignano (very famous for the 7 medieval towers and museums) and the whole Val d´Elsa. ... more   less 
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