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Hotel il Viandante
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Malta
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6 reviews
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“Excellent Hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2013

The Hotel is very clean and service is excellent. Staff is extremely helpful and friendly. Buffet breakfast has a wide variety of choice and food is excellent. Hotel is situated in the middle of Tuscany, and 30 minutes walk from the train station or ten minutes by bus or car. It is then quite easy to reach Firenze, Arezzo or Siena from the station. A very relaxing holiday.

Room Tip: Economy rooms are very cheap and still comfortable.
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2012

We stayed here in October for three nights. Lovely hotel with large room and large bathroom, both very clean. Very friendly and extremely helpful staff. Good breakfast. Great location for Florence and Siena. Just off autostrada so a car is a must. Close to railway station for Florence.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2012

Family run and familiar envirnment. Perfect location for Tuscany and more, just off autostrada. Rooms are bright, spacious and very clean. Buffet Breakfast starts your day perfectly. Staff extremely friendly.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Rome, Italy
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2012

I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights in the middle of the notorious August summer.

These are things I like about the hotel: Location - It is close to the Prada outlet mall Space and The Mall for shopping. It is close to scenic countryside locations like Radda, Giaole, Greve. It is also next to a petrol kiosk and a few restaurants, so if you are feeling lazy to go far, you can just eat at the restaurants within 5 minutes of walking.

Staff - They are friendly and speak good English. They upgraded our rooms as we were newly weds, which was a really nice gesture. Before my travel, I emailed the owner for some tips on where to travel in the Chianti region, which the owner replied the very next day. This helped me immensely in planning my driving route. In the end, I planned a 1 day driving route from the hotel to Gaiole, Radda and then up to Greve. Coming back, I stopped at The Mall outlet, followed by Prada Space outlet mall, and finally back to the hotel.

Cost - It is value for money.

Comfort - Room and toilet were both quite spacious and clean.

Parking - Free parking for hotel guests.

The main downside of this hotel was that the air-conditioning was not strong enough to cool the room in the intense summer heat, even at night. You have to be prepared for this, probably with a small portable battery operated fan or simply just sleeping without the blankets and sheets. What I did, which hopefully did not cause trouble to the hotel owners, was I moved my bed directly to under the central airconditioning. This really helped a lot on my second night.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012

We travel at least once a year by car from The Netherlands to my grandparents who live in the south of Italy. Hotel Il Viandante is very well located a couple hundred kilometers south from the middle of the total travel distance. It is very close to a highway exit, so getting there is very easy and time-efficient.
The hotel is clean, with comfortable rooms and helpful staff. The breakfast is decent and the price is pretty well too.

We've stayed here for two consecutive years and if traffic allows us to stop in this area again, we will certainly stay at il Viandante again.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Emanuele P, Proprietario at Hotel il Viandante, responded to this review, 22 August 2012
Google Translation
Gulp 2 anni di di ritorni continui sono tanti! una soddisfazione che si commenta da sola!
Siamo orgogliosi di esser un vostro punto di riferimento, tanti saluti e ringraziamenti anche ai nonni che sono il motivo trainante delle vostre partenze!
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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2012

Have stayed in a few hotels in this region and I must say the IL Viandante is definitely the best here! Super clean and big rooms, very polite staff, good breakfast and ample parking. I will remember to bring fridge magnets for the owner when i drop by the next trip as I know she collects them =)

  • Stayed February 2012
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Ulm, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2011

We just arrived around 8PM after 4 hours traveling by car and we found a very pleasant receptionist and a really good basket full of fresh fruits.
The room was clean and comfortable, the bathroom well organized.
It is located close to the main motorway and all the best locations of Tuscany could be reached. In the morning a well sorted breakfast is available.
Very good for business purpose in the area, but not only!

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled on business
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1 Thank Superscricciolina
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Emanuele P, Proprietario at Hotel il Viandante, responded to this review, 13 September 2011
Hi Superescricciolina (nice nik, SuperLittleBabyHamster in Eng)..
You were absolutely right when you have told to the pleasant receptionist because hi was me!
^_^ (i'm joking)..
We remember you very clearly you were really tired when you arrived here and we are happy that you like the fresh basket fruit into the hall..
You have to know that those fruits are coming from our fields, they are sited directly behind the hotel. If you want, next time, we will tell you where the plant are exactly and you will be able to go there taking fruits directly from the fruit garden!

Once thank again, all the best ... Ema.
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Property: Hotel il Viandante
Address: Via Poggilupi 668, 52028 Terranuova Bracciolini, Italy
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Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Terranuova Bracciolini
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Terranuova Bracciolini
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel il Viandante 3*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Premise: If you do not have a car, rent them or change hotel.How we are: the external appearance is not the best, but the interior is the opposite, especially for the Cleanest, large and beautiful rooms. Who: Short breaks, usually 2/3 days, for who don't wanna be worried about question like on-budget or over-budget, for who wanna eat well and finally hates traffic. technology with wi-fi for free, sky in the bedroom and hall, TV LCD 26. A 300 metri dall'uscita Valdarno dell’autostrada A1, ma lontano dai rumori del traffico, l'Hotel Il Viandante si trova in una posizione strategica: a breve distanza da Terranuova Bracciolini, San Giovanni Valdarno e Montevarchi; dista 15 minuti di auto da Arezzo e 25 minuti da Firenze Sud, 45 da Siena.L’Hotel *** offre camere spaziose dotate di ogni comfort: frigorifero, kit per la preparazione di tè e caffè, tv LCD 26' e SKY, connessione internet WI-FI free. La colazione, abbondante e varia, offre specialità della zona, sia dolci che salate. Di fronte all’hotel è un ampio parcheggio gratuito e un piacevole giardino.Possibilità di camere riservate con accesso diretto dall’esterno. ... more   less 
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