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In English: The building is beautiful, the hotel is very inadequate. Staff was uncaring and rude. Room was neither luxurious nor pleasantly simple. Price was too high.
friendly helpful staff , good facilities , good location
the excellent food
location exellent, building and town historical, view from the room beautiful
Great location, historic site. Hotel was clean but a bit tired for the price. Still worth the visit.
hotel evening meal menu was a little expensive and the reception desk area could be improved.
The peace of the sorroundings
Staff Claudia is fantastic, very simpatic, she help us in our continue trip in other cities near Pienza ( Montalcino, Montepulciano, Siena, Perugia, ....)
We enjoyed Pienza,the historic buildings and the elegant old chiostro and its excellent restaurant with beautiful views
friendly and accomodating hotel staff and beautiful decor of hotel; incredible price through your website
walking distance to shops and many restaurants. fantastic views - great location for photographers and touring Tuscany
EVERYTHING except the parking (we were in Pienza over the May Day holiday, which made this problem acute (since we needed to park near to the hotel due to the wheelchair). In addition, repairs were being made to the side road, where the parking spots were located, which exacerbated the problem. very limited parking (see above)
ready to help at special accident the group of youngsters at the parking place near the hotel later at night
Good location with some parking, clean and comfortable if a little impersonal but useful if touring in Tuscany as easy to find. Lack of a restaurant other than for groups - both food and parking a bit overegged on website
Close to Pienza village. Good morning breakfast. Easy to find. Adaquate parking. Hair dryer in bathroom was not working well.
The hotel is ideally situated, 150 meters from the historic heart of Pienza. There is ample free parking in the garage, but this is a bit dark and scary at night. The rooms are spacious and clean. Breakfast is adequate.
Friendly staff, clean and large room and very close to the city center of Pienza. It was not a luxury resort but a nice place (with a kitchenette, king size bed and great shower). A great facility and I would stay there again with my family!
Nice, helpful staff. Room was big and clean with antique furniture and newly re-done decor. Breakfast was a nice European style breakfast including ham, cheese, boiled eggs, a variety of breads, and fruit. Hotel is well-located just outside the gate to the old city of Pienza. It was nice stay in a lovely hilltop town in southern Tuscany. Nice parking garage available free of charge. No, all good!
the personel was very polite and helpful.the food was very good our room was spaceous , clean and well decorated. it was the best hotel that we had during our visit to northern part of italy.
Almoust nothing.Only the localization was good. Cleanliness? The don`t know what does it mean!!!! Everything was dirty!!!! The rust in the bath; problems with outflow of wather. Window were so dirty, that we couldn`t see almoust anything. The dust was everywhere: on the wardrobes, table, TV set... It was the most expensive hotel, we were during our 2 weeks journey and I`ve never seen such dirt!!!! The pivate parking!? It wasn`t closed for a night, and had no cameras!!! I would never come there again!!!
Local very pleasant with big room, except that the room was cold the rest was ok. Cold room due to the location ., no chance to get sun
Everything very clean. Staff very friendly and helpful Breakfast was poor. Room lighting was inadequate in sitting area.
Perfect location in the middle of Tuscany/Pienza. The possibility of relaxing by and having a swim in the outdoor pool in between visiting Pienza, other nearby towns and the countryside. It was crowdy by the pool and not enough sun chairs. We would prefer a larger pool area.
The pleasent atmosphere of the little hotel and the view over the countryside from the breakfast room was fascinating.
The view from a balcony and Great breakfast! Pienza is just across the street! N/A
Having previously stayed outside of Pienza at a fine agritourismo, this time we especially appreciated being so close to the town. a short walk into the main town and its many shops and restaurants. Room was fashionably decorated and very clean.
Great location, just a short walk into town. Very clean rooms and the staff was extreamly helpful.
The staff was extremely accommodating. The veiws from the terrace room were well worth the upcharge. No complaints.
The location was georgeous. Overlooking the Tuscany hills. The hotel is spotless and brand new. The only thing bad was that there was insufficient insulation from the noise in adjoing rooms. See above.
The hotel was in a great location right in the centre of the town with beautiful views across the valley (if you have a room with a view), it's across the road from the gorgeous walled city of Pienza so it was possible to walk to restaurants and visit all the lovely little shops in the village. The accommodation was very modern, neat and clean but if you're after "old" and real Tuscan atmosphere I would probably look further afield. Just that we didn't have a view. My fault probably as I didn't ask for one.
Good , helpful staff, great location, wonderful view. Rooms were small, but ok.
Beautiful location, convenient for the town of Pienza, lovely helpful staff
Clean, modern and very close to Pienza town. Nice rooms. Excellent breakfast. Access to the covered parking was extremely difficult wuith a large car
This is a great family run hotel that I have stayed at before. The people are wonderful, the breakfast good, and the location is hard to beat! I have no complaints about the hotel at all. I'll stay there next time I'm in Pienza
Exceptional kindness of staff No
friendly staff, good breakfast
Well located - Parking is somewhat confusing -
Very friendly staff, excellent breakfast, clean and comfortable room. Our stay could not have been more pleasant. Owner takes great interest in our comfort and care, being very helpful in anything we needed.
It was a great little B&B right next to the historical center of town. You get personal attention from Andre. It was simple but had a beautiful view and was well worth the price.
the host andrei was very cordial and helpul during our two day stay thought the posted directions to the B&B can be improved also although the bathroom was huge and comfortable a small table for bath accessories would be a nice addition
the cleanliness was second to none. the position was great and the room spacious
Lovely location and views of the Tuscan countryside. Very clean and good facilities. A bit further away from Pienza than was stated and steep walk up a hill so need to be relatively fit. If you require breakfast make sure you request it in advance of your stay.
This is the second time we have stayed at Il Colombaiolo, and both visits have been exceptional. Pienza is an excellent base for touring the area, and is itself a lovely town. Il Colombaiolo is very convenient to Pienza, and is spacious, comfortable, spotless, and full of amenities. The breakfasts are outstanding, and varied across the days. During our previous visit, our breakfasts were on a patio with a beautiful panoramic view of the Val d"Orcia; this time, because it was colder, breakfasts had moved inside (to a very pleasant room).
Pe3ac peacefull beautiful wiew
Warm welcome and wonderful breakfasts looking over one of the best landscapes in the world (Val d'Orcia). Lucia the owner could not do enough for us. Peace & tranquility. We will definitely go back.
Lucia was very welcoming and made our stay a superb experience.
The landscape. Very Toscana.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Il Colombaiolo! Our hostess was delightful and she worked very hard to make everything perfect. The breakfast was delicious, the best we had in Italy, and the setting was beautiful, looking out over the valley. We highly recommend Il Colombaiolo to anyone looking for a special place to stay in Italy. We will stay again.
The owner, Lucia was fantastic. Friendly and cooperative, she was willing to communicate with the guests and help in any way possible! Fantastic views! Wonderful breakfast. Perfect place to relax on our honeymoon! Swimming pool would make the place perfect! I beleive one is planned
Beautiful setting. Room was large and clean. Some restrictive rules, such as no eating in room.
Location of farm and very high standard of accomodation. Should have tea/coffee making facilities in room.
Tenant friendly, charming setting, small village with friendly people. Nice rooms overlooking the square. Good food at the restaurant.
it is a wonderful location, very nice staff, personal informal atmosphere and is situated in a romantic village on top of a hill in the heart of Tuscany. the size of the bathroom/shower
very pleasant Tuscan hill town unspoilt location in a typical, old, building of character, comfortable room, good staff and breakfast, return visit. No lift no aircon
A small hotel in a small village in the middle of great nature. Staff is very friendly and room was very clean. The intergrated restaurant offers very good italian food to reasonable prices . Many of the restaurant guests are locals. This is a sign for the quality. nothing
A good experience. An special atmosphere A little bit far from important cities and nothing to do at the village.
the staff has been very kind, the location is wonderful: a tiny old village in the middle of val d'orcia. no complaints.
The bed was comfortable and the staff were nice and helpful. The location was good, away from the other busy towns (in a small, quiet town). The breakfast could use a better selection, breakfast should include (but did not) some bread, fruit and cheese.
Charming small hotel in hilltop village. The only bar and restaurant there so great atmosphere with the locals coming in. Paola who ran it was great, made us very welcome and could speak enough English to make up for our poor Italian. Excellent food at a very reasonable price. If you want to sample traditional Italian hospitality in an out of the way beautiful setting then this is for you.
Warm welcome. This is a charming house, tastefully decorated and furnished in keeping with local tradition, with a lovely garden, perhaps unique in Pienza
Absolutely wonderful place! Right at the heart of the town you find this oasis with its lovely garden. The hosts were very kind and helpful, flexible and caring for the customer. The room was very romantic and beautiful, with a separate space for enjoying a breakfast. You can tell that a lot of effort has been to renovate them. Truly a place to visit again! For some the ingredients provided for self-made breakfast might not be enough, but that shouldn't be a problem since you can find all the small shops right around the corner.
Delightful place in a beautiful town. The 'Secret Garden' really does have a garden for guests to use and enjoy. Our apartment had facilities for preparing a light meal. Everything was furnished in excellent taste - a truly fine experience.
It was really a great location: in the centrum and easy to find (close to the parking) n/a
Stayed for 2 nights on our way back from Umbria. Very welcoming owner - we had sole use of 2 bed appt opening onto garden which was brilliant. Pienza is a wonderful small town and we were there for the festival & cheese rolling competition - brilliant atmosphere through the day and music/dancing in the square in evening. Some very good restaraunts serving typical local food & wine and only a few steps back to Il Giardino Segreto! We were lucky with parking just outside the walls for free but could be a problem in peak season.
Nice room clean, silent and aesthetic Very light and poor breakfast exactly for weight watchers....
The room and the garden were just lovely - exactly the little Secret Garden! The old windows and the doors gave a specific touch to the romantic atmosphere. We also appreciated the staff for advising us to make a reservation to the restaurants in Pienza. It would have been easier to communicate if the staff would have spoken at least a bit of english.
Location, spacious sleeping rooms Breakfast could be better
Perfect location within old Pienza. Pienza itself is in the middle of wine country, much more pleasant to stay there than in Montalcino or Montepulciano. Very convenient re day to day living. Not one thing. It was great.