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“A great find in Greve”
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Le Cetinelle
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London, United Kingdom
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“A great find in Greve”
Reviewed 19 September 2013

A bunch of us rented out the villa for the week after our friend's wedding and we had a great time in Le Cetinelle. The last few km of the road up the mountain are a dirt road, but the villa is well worth it, and so is the view!
The rooms were spacious, well equipped for the colder nights. A great pool with a stunning view made it the perfect nesting spot for our afternoons, and made for the perfect getaway. The house was equipped for us to do our own BBQs. The breakfast had a great spread - fresh bread, eggs, fruit, cold cuts etc.
There was an honor system to the wine, olive oil, water, any other drinks being consumed, and billing was very easily handled at the end of our stay.
We will be going back there over and over again!

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 August 2013

Le Cetinelle is a nice and quiet place hidden in the tuscan countryside 5km east of Greve in Chianti. Simonetta offers both b&b and appartments. A low number of mosquitoes is a big benefit of the unique 600 m altitude. The only downside is the 4 km dirtroad that leads to the place. The road from East (Lucolena) is slightly better than the road from Greve.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Caversham,United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 July 2013 via mobile

This was a great place to stop for a night when I visited recently with my wife and in-laws. The location out of town was great as it was quiet and afforded you stunning views. The road is a bit bumpy getting to the place but that won't deter me from returning! Nice pool and nice rooms. Breakfast was really nice too and the overall service we received was top draw! Would certainly recommend to anyone in the area - make sure you visit the Saturday market if you get a chance and visit the next village Panzano and hunt out Accademia del Buon Gusto for some wine tasting.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Reviewed 4 July 2013 via mobile

We have just had our 4th stay at Le Cetinelle (since 2007) and it is still the most magical and relaxing place we have ever been. The fact that it is located on a working farm some 4 Kms from Greve only enhances the experience. The breakfasts are traditional Tuscan breakfasts, and offer plenty of choice for us. We have also used the facilities to make lunches and light dinners there ourselves. Simonetta and Luca, the lovely cleaning lady and the new dog Dana are always totally welcoming, and make you feel part of the family. We are now working on getting back there Spring next year and can't wait to return. If you want to experience the real Tuscany, this is it!

Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 May 2013

Le Cetinelle is beautiful and the perfect tuscan getaway. Be sure to try the wine! The breakfast is delicious with plenty of american coffee. The grounds are wonderful and my son had a wonderful time running around and playing with dana (the puppy!). Simonetta was very nice and helpfull. We will try to make it back in the future.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

It was my first experience of staying in agriculture B&B, so I was a little wary. But it ended up to be great experience, Simonetta welcomed us in her home, and we felt very comfortable. Rooms are basic and very clean. Views are spectacular! For the first time I saw olive trees, pomegranate trees, lots of different herbs. For someone who comes from a big urban city it was fantastic experience. Le Centinelle is a working farm that produces wine, honey and olive oil, and you can actually buy it right there.
It's a little difficult at first to get to Le Centinelle(it's located in a pretty secluded area), but we got used to serpentine road pretty quickly. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 November 2012

Le Centielle is a wornderful small B&B located in the heart of the Chianti region of Tuscany. The B&B offers the ultimate lodging in a spectacular vineyard setting. The B&B owener was very hellful and courteous. We felt "at home" throughout our stay. A big extra benefit was the wine and olive oil produced from grapes and olives grown on the site. Very good breakfast.

The only parially-negative aspect is the access via a 4 km gravel road - although this can be an advanage in that the B&B's remote location contributes to the rural Tuscan experience.

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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Le Cetinelle
Address: Localita Canonica 13, 50022, Greve in Chianti, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Greve in Chianti
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 44 B&Bs / Inns in Greve in Chianti
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Le Cetinelle 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This typical stone-built Tuscan farmhouse, completely renovated, is only 5 km from the town of Greve in Chianti and is the perfect base for anyone who wishes to visit the great art cities of Tuscany and the medieval villages of Chianti, or for those who prefer walking or excursions on mountain bikes, or for those who want to relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the countryside.On the first floor of the house there are 6 bedrooms with bathroom, each one finely furnished with great attention to every detail. The splendid ceilings with wood beams and terracotta tiles, the windows which offer beautiful views of the garden, the vines and the hills make this house special. There is a large dining room with a fireplace where we serve breakfast. There is also a kitchen for the use of the guests of the B&B.Le Cetinelle’s position is indeed special, on a hill-top away from the crowds, 620m above sea-level. Our guests can relax in the lovely flower garden which surrounds the house, where tables, chairs and hammocks are at the disposal of all the guests. The saltwater pool has spectacular views over the vines, the olive groves, the hills and as far as Florence itself, particularly beautiful at sunset. Guests can sample the farm’s products – wine and olive oil. ... more   less 
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