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Address: 00135 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 349 815 0010
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Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours provides private, custom-designed...

Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours provides private, custom-designed tours throughout Italy: *Unparalleled, personalized customer service from start to finish*Art & history tours*Food & wine tours, tasting tours, market tours*Cooking Classes with home and professional chefs all over Italy (featured in the NY Times) *Food Workshops*Art classes such as mosaic, fresco, drawing or painting lessons, artisan tours*Walking Tours*Chauffeured tours and transfers *Experiences with art experts, archeologists and historians to sommeliers and chefs. *Hotel, restaurant, and train reservations We specialize in the best hidden gems of Italy~

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Tour of Naples, Pompeii and Positano

I recently used Italy Hotline for our trip to Naples, Pompeii and Positano. I never write Tripadvisor reviews, but felt compelled to share how fantastic and professional this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently used Italy Hotline for our trip to Naples, Pompeii and Positano. I never write Tripadvisor reviews, but felt compelled to share how fantastic and professional this company is. I have two young children, with short attention spans, and Andrea was able to keep them engaged and interested in viewing Naples' world class sites and art. The chauffeurs (Gaetano... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

Grazie mille for your wonderful support! We're so happy that you all had a memorable visit, esp the children, who form such lasting impressions of people and places when they travel at a young age. And it's heartening to know that our custom care made your daughter's experience fun nonetheless. We look forward to welcoming you all back; Italy is... More 

Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Review of Cooking Class with Francesca (Italy Hotline Tours): an extraordinarily wonderful experience of first developing a menu, then shopping with Francesca at a local market where we learned about the produce fresh from local farms and bread freshly baked. Then in Francesca's well-appointed and comfort kitchen, learned how to use kitchen utensils and equipment as well as our hands,... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

Grazie mille for your detailed review. Francesca and I enjoyed introducing you both to the culinary and cultural best of our hometown! We hope you'll get in touch on your next visit; there's so much more to share.... Elisabeth More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

An amazing trip. This was our first time in Europe. We have traveled a lot in the USA, Canada and the Caribbean and I have always done all my own travel plans but I knew for Italy I was going to need help. Elisabeth at Italy Hotline was exactly what I was looking for. She offered private tours tailored to... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

All of us at IHLCGT thank you and your family, Tina, for such a thorough review of your itinerary! And with beautiful pictures! It was truly a pleasure to work with you on all aspects of your tour - from your family celebrations to your additional off-tour requests! We'll share with our team of food & culture guides, tour escorts,... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My wife and I had never been to Rome before and, unfortunately, we had only one full day in which to tour. It was our great good fortune, however, to be able to spend the day with Ettore Bellardini. Ettore met us in our hotel lobby at 8:30 am and we did not return to our hotel until almost 6:30... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for your exhaustive (and perhaps exhausting in a good way! 28,500 steps!) "Day in the Life of Rome", J. We are so pleased you and your wife are returning home with such wonderful memories of your time with Ettore. He certainly had a good time, too! And behind the scenes it was great fun for me to plan... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

From the moment you are collected to the moment you are dropped off to your destination the experience is fabulous. Hands on learning to make pasta as well as preparing ingredients for the ravioli, tomato sugo and tiramisu. Loved every minute - took my own notes and asked lots of questions. Chef was very happy to answer my pesky questions... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We learned so much about Roman history and food from our tour guides. Could not have seen so much without these guides.

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks, Yolanda! Your enthusiasm was infectious and we're all so happy you had a great time...looking forward to your return visit! :-) Elisabeth More 

Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Elisabeth was great in finding us a bespoke solution at short notice as we had five kids in our group ages 6-10 and the idea of a four hour tour for many hundred euro seemed a waste. We did a 2-hour walk of Rome. There was a mix-up at the beginning with Rich at Capitoline Hill and us waiting at... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, Diana. And your suggestions for July visits - all aspects we take into account, especially with kids. Last minutes are always a challenge for any small agency - our guides are busy, busy, busy! - and we try to adapt to group requirements as best we can; we had quite a busy exchange of emails... More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Elizabeth and her team did a wonderful job. From the moment we deplaned to the day we left Italy, every item was taken care of in a professional and courteous fashion. We had experienced and knowledgeable guides, who made sure we saw the best of Italy. I highly recommend Elizabeth and the Italy Hotline Tours for your Italian adventure.

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your support; it was great fun working up such an articulated itinerary from Rome to Amalfi to Venice to the Dolomites to Florence & Tuscany! The stuff memories are made of... All the best from Rome! Elisabeth More 

Yardley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

With really only 1 day to see Rome this was the perfect tour - I only wish we had booked the entire day! Daniela was wonderful! She picked us up from our hotel, which was very close to the Colosseum, and right away welcomed us to Rome and started telling us things about the area. The tour covered the Roman... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

We are so happy you had a wonderful visit! And we'll pass on your 'complimenti' to Daniela. We pride ourselves on kid-glove treatment - hotel pickups are de rigueur! - and we have now extended that particular tour to four hours by popular demand. Looking forward to your next visit! saluti calorosi da Roma, Elisabeth & Antonio More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Timely, sophisticated, professional and fun. Absolutely everything from the drivers to the guides were perfect. Picked up at the airport, the hotel, the train station, even the gondolas. The guides were incredibly knowledgable, easy to communicate with and made the trip so informative, interesting and fun. The organization and the intelligence of all were outstanding. Made out trip to Rome/Venice/Florence/Pisa... More 

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful support, M & F! We love what we do and love it when we know our guests have felt special. We hope to welcome you back soon! Elisabeth & Antonio More 

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