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Villa Scacciapensieri

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#14 of 40 Hotels in Siena
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The villa is beautiful, the rooms are comfortable and cozy. The hostess kept the fire going while we dined on wine and sandwiches and after-dinner digestivos in the late evening in the bar. Wonderful. We will return.

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Boyce, Virginia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I were decided to spend more than just a day or so in Siena. We carefully chose this location because it was out side of il centro but on a bus route for city buses. It had a pool, it had "a room with a view" something my wife tries to make happen as often as possible...

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Montreal
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This hotel is situated outside of the historic part of Siena. If you travel without a car you have to take a taxi from the train station. Right in front of the hotel is a bus stop which brings you to the center in about 30 min . The buses run about every 15 minutes. It is quite worthwhile to...

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Bad Homburg, Germany
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The long, tree-lined drive up to the Villa is impressive. The Villa was built in the late 1790’s and even has a fresco in the hall done in the early 1800’s. Our room was spacious with an adjoining bathroom. The grounds to the villa are wonderful; in the summer you can sit on the numerous chairs under shady trees. There...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

On outskirts of town, about 20 minutes by bus to city centre, and overlooking surrounding countryside. Peaceful, quiet and readily accessible. Loved eating in the restaurant with the type of service and attitudes that we thought had disappeared form the planet long ago. Many thanks for a great stay.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a beautiful grand dame of a hotel just outside Siena, which we completely fell in love with. It has a old world charm that oozes from its every pore, a beautiful main building, with many different nooks and crannies inside and out in which people relax and chat. Everyone who works at this family run hotel is friendly...

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Broomfield, Colorado
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful hotel on the edge of Siena. Our room had a great view of the city. It's also a great base to explore the city as a bus goes into town from right outside the hotel. We had a car but used the bus as parking is a challenge in Siena. We had dinner in the restaurant...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 September 2016

this is a lovely place- quiet, charming, elegant and full of history. The grounds are tree lined- resident peacocks (caged) - outdoor seating if weather permits. I was there in October and it was warm in the afternoons but brisk am. the breakfasts are delicious and the staff are attentive and respectful. There is a great history to the site-...

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Midrand, South Africa
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful, small hotel with exceptionally friendly staff. The pool area is exquisite and the gardens beautiful. We were there at the same time as a large family group which was a shame. Despite being very nice people it is easy in a small venue for one large group to dominate. The set meal in the evening was...

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Very relaxed, traditional hotel. Located on outskirts of Siena - good bus/taxi links but we walked the 2 miles each way every time - good exercise to burn off pasta, pizza, ice cream & beer! Good pool - not overcrowded even though hotel busy - ample loungers around pool and beautiful gardens. Helpful, friendly, knowledgeable receptionists . Waiters/maids all very...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The four star hotel “Villa Scacciapensieri” is ideal for clients looking for a peaceful, warm and cordial atmosphere, an excellent kitchen and attentive service. Location : the hotel is set in its own large park and gardens on top of a little hill only 2.5 km north of the medieval city walls of Siena, 1,5 km from the train station, just on the border of the Chianti wine region ; all the main sights of Tuscany are easily reached. There is a very regular public bus service from the Villa to the historical centre every 15 minutes (on weekends twice an hour, after 8 p.m. once an hour). The main Villa, constructed in the late 1790’s – early 1800’s, has rooms on the two upper floors, while the reception desk (24 h.), the restaurant "Altri Tempi", the cosy bar-lounge with open fire place and library, the private little chapel and the media-room with Internet access are all located on the ground level. There are two annex buildings "Limonaia" and "Villino" both very close to the main Villa. All rooms are air-conditioned. The outdoor swimming pool (open from mid May to October) overlooks the Chianti hills. We also have a tennis court, bicycles and parking for the exclusive use of our guests, there is no charge for these facilities. Garages are available on request (Euro 20,-/night). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Scacciapensieri

Address: Via di Villaggio Scacciapensieri 10, 53100, Siena, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Siena
Price Range: $105 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Scacciapensieri 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Siena
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“Ask for the suite with the view of the Siena skyline.”
 of 5 bubbles toml557, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Apparently there's an annexe- we stayed in the main house which was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles Apopisso, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room on top floor of the main Villa offers superb views of Siena”
 of 5 bubbles RodolfoLara, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Just don't stay here!!!! :-)”
 of 5 bubbles 42SusanM42, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room in the main building”
 of 5 bubbles MaryBr0, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
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