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Castello Banfi - Il Borgo

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything at Castello Banfi Il Borgo was perfect. Greeted by a great team with bubbly at check in, beautiful and spacious rooms and bathrooms, fun wine tasting at the Enoteca (great wines), delicious dinner at Sala dei Grapple and peaceful breakfast with spectacular views. Tour of the winery was very interesting, even though it was off season. I cannot wait... More 

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Nelson, Canada
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Recently spent 3 nights at the Castello and we had one of the best vacation stays ever. The property, the staff and service and the beautiful location made Castello Banfi a truly unforgettable experience. No is not in the vocabulary at Banfi. We can't wait to return. If you're ever going take the cooking class, Chef Samuela helped us create... More 

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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Castello Banfi il Borgo for the second time in September 2016 with my wife. In a nutshell, Castello Banfi il Borgo is unquestionably one of the finest and most beautiful places that we have ever had the pleasure to stay at. From the moment that we arrived, everything was perfect. Just driving up the road and seeing the property... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Italians call their region Toscanna, while English speakers say it's Tuscany. Whatever name you use, this is truly a hidden gem that combines extraordinary service, delicious food, and amazing views. We used this special hotel as a way to survive jet lag and prepare for a seven week holiday. From our window we watched grapes being harvested and the ever... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently stayed 5 nights at Castello Banfi and had a wonderful time. Our room was spacious and comfortable. We did not opt for a mountain view but next time I will. We did the cooking class with Chef Dominico- there were 8 guests in the class which made it great fun. Dominico involved all of us... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

When in Tuscany you simply have to make a stop at Montalcino, home of such multifaceted wonders of wine as the great Brunello di Montalcino. We decided to combine a wine tasting with dinner and an overnight stay at famous Castello Banfi. We learned the Castello actually used to be a small village and all the rooms available to guests... More 

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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6 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Outstanding small property. 12 rooms. Even the smallest room was grand. Breakfast is included and it top notch. The service is outstanding without having an air of frenzy. The restaurant and the wine tasting is an unbelievable value when one considers the quality of the food as well as tasting 5 or 6 excellent wines. The "enoteca" on property is... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

It has been 1 year since our trip and my husband and I still dream about this place. The food, staff, hotel grounds, decor and room layout are exceptional. Oh and the wine is great too! Recommend it to anyone traveling to Tuscany, really hope to make a trip back and stay for a long period of time in the... More 

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Juan M, Direttore at Castello Banfi - Il Borgo, responded to this review

Dear KMM87NYC, thank you very much for your kind words and we are glad we were able to exceed your expectations in all our services. We really hope to be able to welcome you in a nearby future. Warmest regards, Juan Miquel Hospitality Director More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stayed 5 nights. Bit of a hiccup first night at dinner but then in stepped Juan Miquel the hospitality director and ensured that from then on our stay was amazing. Great staff, great location, fabulous food.......and Room 27 is to die for !! Thank you again Juan for making everything so special.

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Juan M, Direttore at Castello Banfi - Il Borgo, responded to this review

Dear Paul N, thank you very much for your nice review about Castello Banfi. We are all glad you had such a great time with us and please visit us again next time you come to Tuscany. Best wishes, Juan Miquel Hospitality Director More 

Needham, MA
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

We loved our stay at here. It is set next to a castle and overlooks vineyards all around. Our suite was exceedingly comfortable. The bed, the sofa bed for our son, and the bathrooms were all perfect. The fact that they also left bags of snacks each day was a bonus. The facilities and the staff are what make this... More 

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Dear EvanBG, thanks for such an amazing review on Castello Banfi - Il Borgo and for taking the time to writte it. This is the type of feedback that makes us proud and that really helps to continue working hard every day in order to keep improving the services we offer and exceeding our guests expectations. We hope we will... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury Wine Resort in the famous Brunello di Montalcino Wine Region-Extraordinary Countryside Tuscan Experience-Nestled against a Medieval Castle located in the middle of a privately owned 7100 acres Nice&professional staff very knowledgeable of the best attractions of the area-Extremely large bedrooms and bathrooms, both with great views-Very Exclusive Property consisting of only 9 Rooms & 5 Suites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castello Banfi - Il Borgo

Address: Poggio Alle Mura | Sant'Angelo Scalo, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Montalcino
Price Range: $783 - $1,425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Castello Banfi - Il Borgo 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“There's only 14 rooms, they all looked great.”
 of 5 bubbles CalR_12, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Nr. 25 had a great view”
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 of 5 bubbles FrederikK550, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room has desk, large bath, separate shower and a king bed. Unless one requires a small home while the smaller rooms are the best value.”
 of 5 bubbles Valvoni, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 27. The most expensive room but worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles pauln618, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We LOVED the school room but it is now a staff room. Anything with the courtyard.”
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