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Spencer, Ohio
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Reviewed 23 December 2011

The B&B Dolce Maria is the perfect place to stay in Cortona. Paola is a sweetheart and is very helpful. The B&B is just beautiful. The website pictures do not do it justice. I traveled to Cortona with my sister, and Paola gave us adjoining rooms which would be perfect for a family. My room had a spiral staircase that... More 

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Skokie, Illinois
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Reviewed 20 December 2011

We throughly enjoyed our stay at the Dolce Maria in Cortona. Our room was on the top floor with a steep staircase leading to the patio on the roof, which offered a spectacular view beyond the walls for miles. The room was large with a very comfortable king bed, and a bathroom that was very clean, newly tiled, and with... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 8 November 2011

The innkeeper Paola, was extremely accommodating, good english skills. The B&B room I stayed in was roomy by Italian hotel standards and the food was simple but good. The location was close to the main Piazza but far enough away so there was no noise. Highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 5 November 2011

If having a sparkling clean room is as important to you as it is to me, this is your place. Amenities abound-crisply ironed white sheets, fluffy bath sheets, along with bedspreads you are not afraid to lie on, they are so clean. Add to this the gracious welcome awaiting you from Paola and her family, the fabulous Tuscan food served... More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2011

We chose to stay at Dolce Maria because of its Trip Advisor reviews and also because we wanted to stay in Cortona itself instead of in the surrounding countryside. We weren't quite certain we had the right place at first, as the sign for the restaurant (which has a different name, Locanda al Pozzo Antico), is more prominent than the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 7 October 2011

My wife and I stayed at B&B Dolce Maria in early June 2011 and found it delightful and memorable. It is located in a restored medieval palazzo in a quiet street within easy walking distance of the Piazza Repubblica, Piazza Signorelli and the Via Nazionale pedestrian mall in Cortona. It has only six rooms. Ours was spacious, clean and tastefully... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2011

My partner and I, travelling with a larger group staying in Umbria, ventured to Cortona for the day. We were looking for someplace to have a little lunch, off the beaten path. Somehow we stumbled across this amazing little restaurant. We could not beleive the smells coming from the kitchen, where they were in the process of taking homemade choclate... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 3 July 2011

We stayed in Cortona for a week and visited this restaurant at least 3 times. The food was amazing. I would have never thought the best steak I ever had would be at this restaurant in Cortona, but it definitely was. Highly recommend the truffle pasta as well! Paula, who I believe owns the restaurant with her husband, was EXTREMELY... More 

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Imatra, Finland
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Reviewed 27 May 2011

A few years ago I found the B&B Dolce Maria. The old palace was just restored to be a B&B. Since then I have stayed there with my friends many times. The hotel's owner family is very friendly and helpful. Mrs Paola is a true powerhouse. She and her husband try to fulfill the client's smallest wish. Dolce Maria is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 January 2011

I stay in this hotel during my Christmas short break and it turns out a fabulous trip coz of the hotel owner Auntie Paola's welcoming and friendliness. The room is cozy and warm, and surprisingly, though the apartment seems old, the shower and toilette facilities in our room are all brand -new. It is a good choice to stay in... More 

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Only 30 meters far from the main square, the B & B Dolce Maria enjoys peace and silence back in time. The old building of historical interest from 1400, above the main floor where resident the family owner has 6 exclusive rooms of different sizes, with suggestive panoramic on the roofs of Cortona and Valdichiana, or which overlook the quiet courtyard.Each room is furnished with antique furniture of the family, which gave a further elegance with frescoed walls and important windows high 3 meters, without depriving the modern comforts of air conditioning, The entrance to the house at number 12 entroduce in an elegant corridor that leads to 3 upper floors through the ancient stairs with handrails in sandstone, or give access to small and elegant restaurant where you can taste the delicious dishes of typical local and Tuscan cuisine accompanied by the best national wine labels. A few steps from the B & B are also the most important buildings, monuments, museums, the S. Agostino congres center, the theater Signorelli, the shopping streets and far 80 meters the free public car parks outside the Etruscan walls. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Ghini 12, 52044, Cortona, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Cortona
Price Range: ₹ 5,962 - ₹ 10,252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“I would say any room at Dolce Maria is perfect just expect steps to them, but thats what Cortona is about, hills and steps!!!!!”
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