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“Excellent owner, Good Service staff in restaurant, Nice accomodation”
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Crocina - Piombaia
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Hong Kong, China
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“Excellent owner, Good Service staff in restaurant, Nice accomodation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

I had an incredible vacation at Piombaia in Sept. I am so lucky. Everything is good for me. So thankful for their take care. Staying in Piombaia was one of the highlights in my trip. Spacious & cosy place, Stunning view, Good food, Warming people ... especially for the owner, Susanna, she is very nice & extremely helpful to me. Beautiful vineyard. Relaxing holiday. I hope l can visit them again!!! From Hong Kong, Chan Chan

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Sodertalje, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

We had a wonderful stay at Piombaia. So thankful for the stay!
Nice, genuine rooms with plenty of space. My room had the biggest double bed I have ever slept in and a lovely view of Toscany vineyards.

A free bottle of Piombaias lovely red wine awaited us in the room. A smal fresh kitchenette and nice clean shower. The bedroom and living room/kitchen is build in a " genuin Toscany way"
- good genuin class together with easiness/simplicity in every peace, funiture (and also in services).

Pool area with comfortable sunbeds, sitting groups in the garden and also a outdoor bubble-pool. There is also places for children to play in the big garden rounded by lavendula and rosmarino. You have also a possibility to have your own breakfast, picnic or bbq in the nice garden if you wish.

Piombaia is located a few kilometers from Montalcino, that you best reach by car. For those who are use to walk (as we are) you can also walk to Moltacino, but you have to walk on the street made for cars only:). But a lovely walk it was to Montalcino in the beautiful nature of Toscany. Then a good lunch when arrival at the Piombaia.

The restaurant "la Crocina" located in Piombaia, served us the best dinner on my 10 days of stay in Toscany. The tunafish meal we ate was one of the best dinner moment I have had, thanks Crocina! And the service was also here professional togather with friendly.

The Olivoil that I bought in the reception on the white bread by the pool in the morning was a lovely and magic start of the day. My tastebuds was so happy. The pool buy the way, is surrounded by millions of lavendula and gave both eyes and nose what they had longed for.

The service at Piombaia was always very professional and at the same time friendly, no problem to communicate in English.

Very lovely choice that I can warmest recommend. For alone travelers, couples and families.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

Nice, genuine rooms with plenty of space. We had the Fienile room for four nights, large living room, large bedroom with comfortable beds and an OK standard bathroom. Small, rather aged kitchenette (bring your own dish soap), but functional. A free bottle of very tasty red wine awaited us in the room.

Possibility to have your own breakfast, picnic or bbq in the nice garden.

Pool area with comfortable sunbeds, also a bubble-pool which we never came around to use.

Shaded parking was very nice and there was always place for us to park.

Location was a few kilometers from Montalcino but not really possible to walk since there's no space for pedestrians on the road. With the help from reception we got to order a very expensive taxi after a dinner in Montalcino. However, the restaurant la Crocina which is located in Piombaia is probably the best in the area which is a huge plus for the whole experience. We had dinner there three nights with always excellent food and service.

The service at Piombaia was always very helpful and friendly and no problem to communicate in English.

Very happy with the chioce and can recommend it for couples and families.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2013

We stayed here for a night in July and everything was perfect - if only it was a lilttle hard to find. We arrived late, but the hostess waited for us and she was very nice. Beautiful surroundings and lovely house. Everything was well kept and very clean, including the pool, surrounded by tall lavender bushes.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2013

The Piombaia agriturismo is a pretty place full of charm and country side atmosphere, a place where to find the deepest relax and romanticism at the same time.
The view is unforgettable and the only noises you can hear are those typical of the country life.
I didn ‘t have the chance to try breakfast but I am sure it is as good as everything else. The room was large at least 60 sqm with a wonderful king size bed and double size shower, the living room was large and comfortable, the pool and the Jacuzzi at 10 meters from room… just too bad I was there in March: still to cold to enjoy it!

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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2012

We booked Piombaia at the last minute and were pleasantly surprised by our find.
Although we only stayed for 1 night we were appreciative of the friendly service and central location.
Big rooms and the pool make this a great option for those with kids.
This place is certainly worth considering if you are looking for good value.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2012

First impressions are important and upon arrival we were really impressed: after passing through the beautiful town of Montalcino we arrived at this wonderful location. We were greeted like family and given a virtual guided tour of the surrounding sites. Isabelle recommended us to see outstanding places in the vicinity and she conveyed enthusiasm and passion. The apartment had everything you would have expected and was very comfortable. The panorama of hills and valleys is simply beautiful and the grounds are kept in very good repair with pool, jacuzzi, playground and gazebo. Tasting of the organically produced wines of this estate gave us another positive surprise: smooth, well balanced and convincing. We enjoyed a delicious dinner with professional, dedicated service to round up the impressions. Certainly a place to remember for the next vacation.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Crocina - Piombaia
Address: Localita Podere Crocina 1 | La Croce, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Montalcino
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 44 Speciality Lodging in Montalcino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Crocina - Piombaia 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of the Val d'Orcia, among the artistic itineraries of Sant Antimo Abbey, the historic and urban ones of Montalcino, the naturalistic ones of Monte Amiata and the thermal waters of Bagno Vignoni, you can find the Piombaia Agritourism. The agritourism started in 1995 in a traditional farmhouse which still conserves its rustic flavour of the countryside, but today is provided with every type of comfort and service quarantee its high quality. ... more   less 
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