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Hotel Borgo San Felice
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Randalstown, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful place superb all round”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Borgo san felice we stayed for one week the most beautiful place 5 star all the way .We got upgrade in are room which was just beauitful so nice so clean .The staff were all great to us & so helpful we had the best time in Tuscany .the grounds of the village are lovely& wonderful walks to do the food in hotel was just magic. Also if you want a night away go to the village called Castagnoli to the restorante called il collieries A Castagnoli and ask for MAX food so good 5***** this holiday has been one of the best & the hotel made it so good for us can not wait until we go back again many thanks janice love it love it 5star all the way

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Achille D, General Manager at Hotel Borgo San Felice, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Dear Guest,
thank you for the sharing your positive comment on Trip Advisor.
And thank you for highlighting that you had a 5 star experience; to offer an impeccable service, is one of our aims.

I have shared your feedback with the rest of the team, who really looks forward to welcoming you back to Tuscany.

The restaurant Il Celliere, is indeed one of the nicest in the area and I am glad you did enjoy their company.

Once again thank you for the wonderful words,

I remain at your complete disposal,
Kind regards,
Achille Di Carlo
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 8 July 2014

As the saying goes you have one time to make a first impression. Our first and lasting impression of Borgo San Felice is one of beauty, a sense of being in a home away from home in the heart and soul of Tuscany. The total experience allows you to be enveloped in the history, architecture and natural beauty of the region. My wife and I went in late June with another couple who had been there before. The atmosphere is relaxed, the staff is attentive and professional and treat you more as guests in their home. There is great attention to detail...from the exquisite physical layout, the grounds, quality of the food, the pool, the condition of the rooms...to the first rate service at the front desk and the restaurants.
The driving force of this exceptional and authentic Tuscan experience is the General Manager Achille Di Carlo. He is friendly, fully engaged, focusing on every detail and making you feel that he is committed to each guest having an exceptional experience. His enthusiasm and passion are clearly reflected in his staff.
San Felice is not a cookie cutter hotel experience. It is an experience of a lifetime and a treasure and a gift that keeps on giving
The General Manager and the entire Staff went above and beyond the call of duty during our wonderful stay!
Frank and Carol Beltran, Atlanta with Don and Maria Browne

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Achille D, Direttore generale at Hotel Borgo San Felice, responded to this review, 21 July 2014
Dear MM. Beltran and Browne,

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the wonderful words shared about your recent stay at Borgo San Felice.
I am very proud to work in this property with a very attentive team who everyday gives its best to always offer an impeccable service.

I am delighted to read that you enjoyed every single moment of your stay with us, from the setting to the facilities.

We all look forward to welcoming you back to your home away from home.

I remain at your complete disposal,
Kind regards,
Achille Di Carlo
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

I'm travelling this summer with my family, including 2 kids. We want spend 8 nights in Tuscany, four at Borgo SF, one of the most amazing places we have ever been too. Everything was beautiful. The staff was lovely and very informative. Good restaurant.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Achille D, Direttore generale at Hotel Borgo San Felice, responded to this review, 16 July 2014
Dear Guest,

thank you for taking the time to leave your positive experience on Trip Advisor.

I am happy to read that you and your family enjoyed your 8 night stay at Borgo San Felice.

I would like to inform you that I will proudly share this comment to the rest of the team.

I remain at your complete disposal,

Kind regards,
Achille Di Carlo
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Milan, Italy
1 review
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Hmmm. Where to start with this superb hotel. From arriving there we were greeted like royalty. We also were upgraded and had a fantastic room. The service is outstanding and the hotel is so picturesque you will not want to leave. The cooking course I can highly recommend. The spa is a real treat also. Worth every cent! Going again the next opportunity I have!

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Dodger648
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Achille D, Direttore generale at Hotel Borgo San Felice, responded to this review, 7 July 2014
Dear Guest,

thank you for the positive feedback regarding your recent stay at Borgo San Felice.

I have proudly shared your notes with the rest of the team, who loves pampering the guests making them feel at home away from home.

I am also glad to know that you enjoyed the cooking class experience, which we highly suggest as a must activity for guests who wish to discover the Tuscan dishes.

I look forward to welcoming you back to Borgo San Felice,
All my best regards,
Achille Di Carlo
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

San Felice is buried in deep Tuscan countryside with views for miles over the vineyards with the towers of Siena in the far distance and yet you are within easy driving distance of Castelnuovo Berardenga with its many restaurants and within a short drive of Siena and Radda and San Gimignano.
The converted buildings are delightful and we were extremely fortunate to have wonderful views from our top floor room over the terracotta roofs of the borgo. The flowers are so beautiful and don't miss the herb garden tucked away.
The swimming pool is a decent length so that you can enjoy a proper swim rather than a quick splash and there are ample sunbeds and umbrellas on the lawn around the pool. There are two restaurants on site and we enjoyed the Terrazza in the gardens on four evenings.
Expectations of a Relais et Chateaux hotel are always high and San Felice meets all your needs with its very professional staff, ranging from the management through to the ladies who make such a good job of cleaning your room.
The breakfast staff are excellent and coffee is replenished before you realise that you have finished the pot. My only point here is that at other hotels where we stay in Italy there is usually an omelette station offered as part of the breakfast and included in the breakfast price and not as an additional add on to the menu (12 euros I believe). That I did miss as I am not a fan of pre cooked scrambled egg offered up in a heated dish for all to partake.
The winery is, of course, magnificent and my husband was delighted to be taken around the winery by the hotel's General Manager; a very special thank you Achille.
The estate is a Chianti Classico Estate and the wines are very drinkable. We understand that over 70% are shipped to the USA.
If you are able to stay longer than the couple of nights that many guests were enjoying as part of their tour of Italy you will have time to appreciate the ambiance of BSF together with the local restaurants in both Villa a Sesta and Castelnuovo Berardenga as well as the surrounding countryside.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Achille D, Direttore generale at Hotel Borgo San Felice, responded to this review, 7 July 2014
Dear Guest,

thank you for sharing your nice experience here at Borgo San Felice.

I am happy you enjoyed the services and facilities (restaurant, breakfast, swimming pool).
It was a pleasure to show you around the winery and tell you the story behind our wine production.

I have shared your comment with the rest of the team, who is very happy to know that Borgo San Felice has been able to meet all your expectations.

I look forward to meeting you again to our property,

All my best regards,
Achille Di Carlo
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

San Felice, these are a few of my favourite things.

A visit to Tuscany in June fourteen
A place quiet unique it has to be seen
We stayed at a hotel called Borgo San Felice
A place to relax and to find peace.

Sunshine reflecting off Tuscan tiles,
The face at reception breaking in smiles
The staff in the restaurants, so efficient and quick,
Food to delight, to chew and to lick.

Beds to engulf you in crisp white cotton
Peace in the country the city forgotten
Terracotta tiles and fabrics so bright
The Borgo on the hill designed to delight.

Grecian tubs bursting forth with pink flowers
A tall tower overlooks, expressing its power
Many clues to its purpose, the making of wine
Buildings with history take you back to that time.

An easy recommendation as far as we are concerned
A five star score is comfortably earned.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Achille D, Direttore generale at Hotel Borgo San Felice, responded to this review, 4 July 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you a lot for the wonderful words
Me and the team will cherish them all.

We all look forward to meeting you soon
In this peaceful place in the Tuscan hills.

Hope you enjoyed our warmest regards
Achille Di Carlo and the rest of team.
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Baltimore, Maryland
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

This beautiful spot was part of our Premiere Inn trip for Backroads Biking. The grounds are stunning and lovely to walk around. The pool/ terrace area is a beautiful spot to enjoy the pool and relax with a cocktail or other beverage after a long day of cycling. As part of our activities we had a wine tasting and a tour of the wine cellars which were both wonderful. Our room was a suite and quite spacious and comfortable. The buffet breakfast was a perfect way to start the day and the orange juice (blood oranges I believe) was outstanding. We had a quick 2 days and it was very relaxing.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Achille D, Direttore generale at Hotel Borgo San Felice, responded to this review, 30 June 2014
Dear Guest,

thank you for the positive feedback regarding your recent stay at Borgo San Felice.

I am glad to read that you did enjoy your hectic and short stay in our beautiful property.
From your notes, I understand that you had the time to relax, though tired from the long biking!

Me and the rest of the team are looking forward to welcoming you back to Borgo San Felice and drink a glass of wine together!

All my best regards,
Achille Di Carlo
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Property: Hotel Borgo San Felice
Address: Localita San Felice, 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Castelnuovo Berardenga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Castelnuovo Berardenga
#2 Luxury Hotel in Castelnuovo Berardenga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Borgo San Felice 5*
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
San Felice is a medieval hamlet with rural architecture typical for the Chianti, nestling amidst vineyards and olive groves that cover the hills sloping gently towards the picturesque city of Siena. Today San Felice is a five star hotel, part of the prestigious international chain Relais & Chateaux. Situated in the heart of Tuscany in Chianti Classico, San Felice is only ½ hour driving distance to reach the art centres as Siena. ... more   less 
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