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Pensione Bencista

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Lakewood, Ohio
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a wonderful place to stay! I would highly recommend this historical villa! Big, beautiful but QUAINT! The olive trees and wild flowers were remarkable! Fine staff! Helpful, friendly. After a taxi ride for our arrival we used bus 7 to travel to San Marco and access Fierenze! The violin and piano performance was exquisite! Thanks Vilma, Samanita and the...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The term 'pensione' is slightly misleading when describing this place. Bencista is a long-running boutique hotel nestled among the exclusive villas in the hills overlooking Florence where one is surrounded by peace and tranquility. The views are marvelous and guests are made to feel genuinely cared for as evidenced by high number of people who return year after year. Easily...

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PL/BG/BE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I felt as if I had traveled back in time when I stayed there for a few days. It has really impressive interiors, great views on Florence from the terrace and a walk in the spacious garden is a must. I found the staff extremely friendly: everybody was genuinely nice and smiling but in a really non-pushy way, and they...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first stayed at the Pensione Bencista 29 years ago on our honeymoon, my brand new husband made a stunning choice and we have regularly returned ever since. This visit we came with friends, having previously visited as a couple and also with the children. The welcome is always warm and genuine. The views are stunning, the rooms are comfortable,...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambience in the common areas - you really feel like the estate has been in the same family for generations. Beautiful grounds and **some** rooms have a beautiful few of Florence. My advice is to ask exactly about which view you're getting when booking (Florence, countryside, or parking lot) Rustic, authentic, enjoyable. Great meals. Not luxury though there may...

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We were supposed to stay at another villa near by but when we arrived the reservation was for the following year. The desk person said there was a vacancy at this Pensione and we checked it out and took it. Charming pensione run by a family. Everyone was so nice and helpful. We had a huge room and nice large...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Singularly, one of the best experiences I have ever had. I travel often and have stayed in many places throughout the world. This is by far one of the most beautiful places I have been. I have good friends in Florence and never want to impose but to find this absolute gem in Fiesole was a godsend. It it what...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This pensione surpassed our expectations. The staff were lovely, friendly and helpful. The setting was beautiful and the rooms, although small, were perfectly appointed and very comfortable. We had a room with a view of the countryside. The breakfast was delicious and for those who wanted to eat dinner, the family style meals were as good as most restaurants we...

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

I stayed here for a few nights. The views over Florence are stunning, especially from the terraces. The grounds are lovely, the staff likewise and the food very good. But you do really need a car to stay here, there is a very long driveway which is fairly steep from the road. The bedroom was the least good aspect for...

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beatricesimoni, Owner at Pensione Bencista, responded to this review

Dear GB (?), thank you for your words and feedbacks. We are glad you enjoied our house. Please consider that we are, year after year, renouvating bathrooms during our winter closure-time. We would really appreciate if you could share with us (if you remeber!) the room n° you stayied in. We would be happy to consider giving to that room...

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We recently stayed at Pensione Bencista for 6 nights as a base to explore Florence and other parts of Tuscany. It is located less than 10kms outside Florence with a beautiful view over Florence and surrounding areas. The Pensione is a family run business and very welcoming. The service is excellent. The rooms are modest but comfortable. One of the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pensione Bencista is a 14th-century villa set in the hills above Florence and surrounded by Tuscan olive groves. The terrace offers panoramic views of the city. You have a free internet point with Wi-Fi in the lounge at Pensione Bencista. There is also a game and TV room, plus a children's play area on the grounds. Breakfast includes sweet and savory Tuscan products. Free parking is provided. The pretty town of Fiesole is just a 5 minute drive from Pensione Bencista. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Benedetto da Maiano 4, 50014, Fiesole, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Fiesole
Price Range: ₹ 5,431 - ₹ 12,166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pensione Bencista 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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Pensione Bencista Fiesole, Province Of Florence
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