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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Pancole, San Gimignano, Tuscany

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Graeme71
Nelson, New Zealand
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“Simply perfect!”
Reviewed 15 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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Accommodation of this standard is extremely rare. We stayed just two nights in Giovanni and Silivana's country cottage, but wish we could have stayed much longer. It is peaceful, scrupulously clean, and has everything visitors could ever wish for. The area around is simply beautiful, and the cottage has a rustic charm and tranquility. We were given fresh eggs, firewood and even local wine on arrival. The cottage has been lovingly restored with every luxury included.
It is impossible to fault Villino Del Grillo. For charming, warm, ultra-clean accommodation in a quiet area close to San Gimignano, you could not do better. The owners are both delightful, kind and helpful people who are a pleasure to deal with. Thank you both for make our stay so totally enjoyable and stress-free.

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Management Response
24 Mar 2016
Dear Graeme and Pat

My wife and I do not exaggerate if we say that we moved in reading your review.
You have perfectly described our desires.
Every day we work to make the cottage unique, comfortable, extremely clean, private and cozy.
Thank you so much for your beautiful words.
We hope to see you again.

Giovanni and family.
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Mary Anne...
Peoria, Arizona
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“Villino del Grillo gave us the trip of a life time”
Reviewed 20 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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How can you merely give stars to the most amazing family and comfortable stay my husband and I have ever had the pleasure of experiencing. The Pierantozzis have thought of everything to give you every convenience in a clean and beautiful private cottage. We can never thank Govanni Silivia Pietro Giorgio and Gratiana enough for maing all of our dreams and wishes come true. If you are fortunate enough to stay here we guarantee that you will also the same expierence.
We are so grateful to the Pierantozzis. Thank you for EVERYTHING.
Robert and Mary Anne Hurst
Arizona USA

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Liked best: The family and cottage
Liked least: Nothing everything was wonderful
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
23 Sep 2015
Dear friends

When I read your review I was really moved.
When in 2004 I decided to create by my hands the "Villino del Grillo," I would never have dreamed of hosting people from the United States. Now that the dream has come true and that these guests were so happy, although I am incredibly happy. Thanks, thanks and thanks again.
Your presence at the Villino del Grillo has given us so much joy.
A warm hug from John and family.
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Forssa, Finland
Reviewed 29 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

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Liked best: Natural and harmonious atmosphere, Toscana views
Travelling group: Solo
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Management Response
16 May 2015
Thank you for your review.

We are very happy to have made your holiday unforgettable.
We will always try to improve our service, so that the Villino del Grillo is a special place for our guests.

Giovanni and family.
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Nico G
1 review
“Our stay in the house was very comfortable.”
Reviewed 19 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Our stay in the house was very comfortable. Giovanni and Sylvia, the "landlords" are really sweet people. They equipped the apartment with almost everything we needed in the house. ( non food )
The apartment is a 300 year old beautiful restored barn, with fantastic kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. Everything proper and decent. Also a garden with lots of privacy is included.
We visited St Gimignano, Certaldo ( old City ) Firenze and several times Siena. Siena is a "must see".
pity, we had to leave just before the Palio. Look it up on the internet. It's a big event. A horse race in the centre of the city.
In fact, the apartment is more near Certaldo, than to St Gimignano. But from this apartment, on the mountain, you have a view of both Cities.
In our opinion the location is for people we want a quiet stay and rest and enjoy nature. (Toscany)

Giovanni and Sylvia: Thanx !!

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Visit was for: Leisure
Travelling group: Couples
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Management Response
16 May 2015
Dear friends.

Your review is beautiful.
We are very feliche you enjoyed the true nature of the Villino del Grillo.
Guests like you give us the strength to continue to work to make the Villino del Grillo a unique and unforgettable.
Many greetings and see you soon.

Giovanni and family.
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Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 18 April 2014 for a stay in October 2013
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Liked best: The personal relationship with the hosts
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
23 Apr 2014
Dear Jack Sonn

Thenk you very much! How are you? Your wife?
Best Regards from Pietro, Silvia and my parents.
Giovanni and family.
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Yuliya M
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2018 for a stay in March 2018
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Management Response
22 Jul 2018
Большое вам спасибо за ваши прекрасные слова.
Ваш отзыв очень важен для нас.
Мы рады, что вы провели приятный отдых.
Мы надеемся увидеть вас снова, как можно скорее.
Еще раз спасибо.
Джованни и семья.
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Bacchio66
Senigallia, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018
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Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
21 Jan 2018
Gentilissimo ospite, la ringrazio vivamente per la sua bellissima recensione. Spero di poterla avere di nuovo ospite al Villino del Grillo. Grazie ancora.
Giovanni e famiglia.
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