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“A hidden treasure!”
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Villa La Lodola
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New York City, New York
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“A hidden treasure!”
Reviewed 6 June 2012

This is a must place to stay if you are in Tuscany ... We stayed for one night ... After an amazing dinner and plenty of wine we needed to stay and not drive home - 2 hrs away ... Our room was heaven ... I could of slept in that bed for days ... It was sad to get up in the am and go back to my in laws house in gavorrano ... The breakfast was yummy and the coffee cakes were still warm ... They are baked every morning fresh! I'm still craving there coffee ... We are going back in 2 months for the weekend, I can't wait! Poolside here I come ...,

  • Stayed May 2012
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Montefiascone, Italy
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Reviewed 28 April 2012

What can I say that hasn't already been said? Sometimes it's difficult to always believe the reviews on Tripadvisor but in this case everyone is spot on. This IS a fabulous place to stay. Mario is so welcoming and friendly and even understood our poor Italian! His breakfast cakes are great - fresh from the oven. The Osteria run by Carlo and Manuela is superb and full of locals. The food is outstanding, especially the tortina di cioccolata! Everything is home-made and we left with a gift of some of their quince jam. When we arrived there was a lovely fire burning in the beautiful living room and Manuela immediately offered us a glass of wine. This is definitely the best place we have ever stayed and we can't wait to return (in the summer so we can eat outside on the terrace). We stayed in the junior suite and this has a lovely view towards Lucignano. Thank you for making us feel so welcome, see you soon Vivienne & Nick

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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San Francisco, California, United States
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Reviewed 9 February 2012

We were fortunate enough to find this amazing B&B when planning our wedding! So many good things to say...first, the food that Carlo cooks was by far the best food we've ever eaten! When we arrived to check into the hotel, Carlo was making fresh pasta and the kitchen smelled amazing!

Carlo and his wife catered our rehearsal and wedding dinner and we could not have dreamed of two better meals. Honestly, we think these were probably the best two meals of our lives. Carlo cooks using produce from La Lodola's own gardens--ripe tomatoes, beautiful squash, sweet basil...the list goes on and on. Because he gets inspiration from what is ripe in the garden the menu changes daily. We loved the fact that we didn't know what was for dinner until we saw what was written up on the chalkboard. The one night we went to town for dinner, we regretted it immediately and ended up coming back to La Lodola for dessert because Carlo is THAT good.

We also had half of our wedding guests stay here, and everyone raved about it! Very charming, peaceful rooms with beautiful views of the countryside, plus a nice pool area to lounge around. The breakfast area is a little stone nave that is shaded by a trellace made of grapevines. Every day that we stayed here, we woke up to a beautifully arranged breakfast the highlights of which included a breakfast cake and fresh fruits (many grown by Carlo).

We loved our time at La Lodola and would return in a heartbeat! Thank you to Carlo, Manuela and Mario...you made this a trip of our lives!

We can't wait to visit La Lodola again when we're next in Tuscany!!!
Cristin & Derek

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Cambridge
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Reviewed 8 February 2012

This really was. We went in November time and it was the last evening of the season. They looked after us like family and the food was wonderful. If i could give it 6 stars i would. Real italian food, and a real warmth of hospitality. Thank you!

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with friends
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 6 November 2011

My husband and I went to Italy on our honeymoon and knew we wanted to spend some time in Tuscany. One of our close friends stayed at La Lodola on their honeymoon so they suggested we check it out. I am SO glad we did! My friends and husband will say I'm very "picky" and fairly discerning so please trust me when I say that La Lodola is a MUST while in Tuscany.

The location is perfect - close to so many small towns for day trips. The property is spectacular, I wish I lived there full time! Everything in the farmhouse is perfectly appointed, from the stylish table cloths, to the sweet shutter windows in our bedroom, everything is just wonderful. The daily breakfast is TO DIE for - everything is home made and from Mario's garden which is just outside the front door. If you're lucky, he will give you a tour of his garden :) Mario welcomes you with a warm smile and engaging personality upon arrival, and it just gets better and better each day. I'm a bit of a sappy person, but I teared up when we left - it was just that fabulous.

If you go - you WILL NOT regret it! Promise. Enjoy every second of it - I know you will.

Room Tip: The Green room is where we stayed and we loved it! I believe it has the largest bathroom - two sinks...
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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boynton beach, florida
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Reviewed 20 October 2011

My wife and I spent 9 days at this lovely place, traveling to neighboring villages and returning each evening. . Absolutely beautiful B&B--a home away from home. Our host, Mario, was such a warm person--he couldn't do enough to make us comfortable. We became part of his family--and being there for 9 days we were able to meet all of them. Lovely people. The food is probably the best we've had on any vacation--absolutely fresh and tasty. Great coffee, homemade cakes, etc. Fresh fruit from the garden. Our room was spacious and lovely with a fantastic view of the countryside. We look forward to returning!!!

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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Reviewed 17 October 2011

We just returned from a fantastic stay at the Villa. Mario takes such great care of his guests and makes sure your experience is perfect. Breakfast is delicious and includes yummy tomatoes from his garden when in season as well as his yummy cakes. If it is cold, Mario will build a fire to enjoy. We were so sad to leave and even considered canceling the rest of our planned trip to just stay at this beautiful villa. It is peaceful, homey, beautiful and the absolute best! Thank you Mario!

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Villa La Lodola
Address: Via Piana 19, 52045 Foiano Della Chiana, Italy
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Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Foiano Della Chiana
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Foiano Della Chiana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Villa Lodola is an old farmhouse dating back to 1700, restored with attention to detail and period furnishings from the owners Mario and Beatrice. The Villa Lodola, over the years, from a private house has been transformed into a charming B & B, opening to guests five en-suite bedrooms: Basic, Classic I, V Classic, Junior Suites and Suites. Spacious and welcoming, each one has its own personality, so the stay at Villa Lodola will never be the same.The Bed and Breakfast is nestled in the Val di Chiana, with view over the gentle rolling hills, a private horizon that guests can enjoy from the garden of the villa. The B&B is charming with a beautiful swimming pool, a restaurant where the chef prepares delicious Tuscan dishes and private parking. ... more   less 
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