La Bandita

Podere La Bandita - Pienza (SI) 53026, Pienza

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19.5
Rating

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Ratings Breakdown

  • Rooms19
  • Public Spaces19
  • Service20
  • Overall19.5
13
Reviews

Most recent review:

What I liked:

Lovely country house on top of a Tuscan hill. Staff truly helpful with directions and try to make you feel at home. Panoramic view of the rolling hills of Tuscany simply can't be beat.

What the hotel could do better:

Nothing, had a wonderful stay!

Caroline

Stayed May 2015

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Hotel Description

Like any of the world’s top travel destinations, Tuscany is capable of showing visitors a few different faces. Leading approaches include the lap-of-luxury grand-hotel treatment, and the theatrical and painstakingly authentic traditional-farmhouse treatment. Add to those a new angle, one that’s been sadly difficult to come by: the casual and unpretentious “just a friendly little guesthouse” approach, perhaps best exemplified by La Bandita, splendidly isolated at the end of a rough dirt road in the Val d’Orcia.

It’s split into six stylish modern bedrooms, with one open-plan living space for the whole house, and a central kitchen, where from time to time you’ll dine family-style with your fellow guests and with your hosts, a refugee from the American music industry and his travel-journalist wife. While a lot of hotels pay lip service to the idea of home-style hospitality, La Bandita actually follows through — in fact the atmosphere is so gregarious and friendly that privacy freaks and reclusive-novelist types may actually prefer to look elsewhere.

The rest of us, though, will enjoy the scenery, the thoughtful freebies (wi-fi, breakfast, coffee, bottled water), and the company. Your hosts know the area well and can direct you to any number of restaurants, vineyards, sights; but if you’re more in the mood to hide out poolside, they’re more than happy to have you.

Please note: La Bandita operates seasonally and is closed from November through March.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 6 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour gym
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Golf nearby
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Spa

Need to Know

Pets are allowed and are free of charge.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour gym
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Golf nearby
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Spa

Need to Know

Pets are allowed and are free of charge.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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