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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 5 August 2013

This was our first trip to Tuscany, so we cannot compare with other offers in the area, but we are well-traveled, so know what to expect in general. And boy, Villa di Nello was nearly flawless. I honestly cannot really fault it. Yes, the driveway is steep (yet I had no problem with my large car (4m80)). No, the place...

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Lake Mary, Florida
Reviewed 4 August 2013

We recently stayed in this lovely villa for a week. I wish it could have been longer but we had more of Italy to see. Villa Lilliana was very comfortable with a large private pool a short walk from our front door. When we arrived the air conditioning was not working but Ugo made sure that by nights end it...

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Lighthouse Point, Florida
Reviewed 24 July 2013

We stayed with our 2 boys,and another family in Villa Lilliana for a week this past June (2013). I must say I am one to ALWAYS read reviews and research places before we travel but I haven't ever written a review....this time is different. We have traveled Europe and been to Italy a number of times. I feel I have...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 July 2013

10 of us (8 adults and 2 10&12 year old girls) stayed in Villa Lilliana for a week... It was the absolute perfect place for us to relax, settle in, do some cycling, tour some wonderful sites, etc. the Whole Villa has 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, so no one was running into one another. The husbands were into some...

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London
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Our family stayed at Villa Nello for one week at the beginning of August and it exceeded expectations. The Villa itself is beautifully furnished with comfortable seating areas , crisp linen on the beds and air conditioning in the bedrooms, bliss!. The outside areas were very neatly kept and when my husband asked if there were any herbs growing nearby...

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Niceville, Florida
Reviewed 24 June 2012

We rented Villa Orlando for one-week and have only positive reviews of the location, the villa, and the property owner. The villa is situated on the hillside of Cortona and the view is right out of the movies. The condition of the villa was perfect and the decor just what you would want and expect in Tuscany. Ugo Sabatini was...

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 30 May 2012

We booked all three of the villas that make up Villa Ugo at the recommendation of a friend who had previously stayed to house friends and family for a wedding in Cortona. We weren't quite sure what to expect as we had noticed that there were a few mediocre reviews on Tripadvisor and it was hard to tell exactly from...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 27 October 2011

While our overall experience was OK with Villa Nello, there were several issues that potential renters should be made aware of. First, we specifically asked about wireless internet access from the Villa, and were told that it was available. Actually, it wasn't. We had to walk about 5 minutes to Villa Ugo to access the internet. This was one of...

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VillaUgo, Owner at Villa Ugo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your feedback. We apologize for the inconvenience regarding the internet. Unfortunately Cortona is not well served as far as wifi is concerned and occasionally we have problems with the connection. However, by next season, we guarantee an implement of the internet access to all properties. Our major concern is for the agencies to inform the...

phnom penh
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Enchanting! We have had THE holiday of our lives. The view is astounding, the villa is more than beautiful, and the host Ugo is so care taking. Cortona is worth visiting if Villa Ugo is your holiday home...it just makes it a perfect combination. The cook Ada made our nights delightful, her typical tuscan cooking is above average. The silence...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 October 2011

As soon as you arrive at Villa Ugo, serendipity and peace surround you, a gentle breeze caress your face, all your senses are all of a sudden awake, the city life seems distant, and the smells of Cortona countryside are all around you. The place is unbelievable, it’s like being in a movie of Bertolucci. There is a marvelous 180...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Near the center of the aptly-named Golden Valley of the Chiana River (the Valdichiana), some 400 meters above sea level but just a few kilometers from the town Cortona, Villa Ugo encompasses every quality of Tuscan charm, simplicity and rural beauty. Since 1890, my family, the Sabatini’s have lived in the 16th century Villa Ugo, surrounded by over 11 hectares of olive groves and vineyards. The groves were once divided into three fields, where secondary houses were inhabited by tenant farmers. These three Villas also date, in part, to the 16th century, and I have carefully and beautifully restored them while maintaining the style, history and culture of the area and mindfully adding all the modern amenities and comforts. During your visit, you'll enjoy almost intoxicating peace, glorious vistas, and direct contact with nature in these three independent villas, Casa Liliana, Casa di Nello and Casa di OrlandoMy family provides a personal welcome to you, and discreetly ensures that you will be well looked-after during your stay, catering to your needs, and assisting with most any requirement to guarantee your visit is a memorable one.Come join us here at Villa Ugo, with all of Eastern Tuscany, western Umbria and central Italy nearby to welcome your relaxation and exploration!Ugo Sabatini ... more   less 

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Address: Case Sparse Cortona Teccognano 565, 52044, Cortona, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Cortona
Number of rooms: 3
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“Tip: Avoid Nello.”
 of 5 bubbles Albie46528, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
“the double room upstairs in Villa Liliana”
 of 5 bubbles Varda185, 11 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Villa di Nello (also sometimes known as Casa Giada, apparently) is very private, so ideal for those who seek peace and quiet. Should you have issues driving up a steep (gravel) hill road, then perhaps you'll prefer Villa Orlando, which is more accessible (yet a little less private perhaps).”
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 of 5 bubbles cloink, 5 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Be aware that the bedroom on the top floor does not have a door and the room on the ground floor is a sofa bed.”
 of 5 bubbles notenoughshelfspace, 30 Jul 2011 | Read review
“Dont waste your time looking, stay at Villa Ugo !!”
 of 5 bubbles bruceandelaine, 24 May 2011 | Read review
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