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“A very good base for exploring parts of Tuscany...”

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Casa Sarteano
Bedroom 2
Sarteano
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Sitting Room
Dining Room
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Sarteano, Tuscany

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rondi3
Ottawa, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
525 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
“A very good base for exploring parts of Tuscany and Umbria”
Reviewed 6 March 2016 for a stay in September 2015

We stayed here in September of 2010 for a week, and enjoyed it immensely. (Glad to see it listed on Trip Advisor) The apartment is very spacious, comfortable and well furnished. See the photos in the listing. Sarteano is close to the Autostrada so it is an excellent base for day trips to Lago Trasimeno, Chiusi, Siena, Montepulciano, and Pienza, for example. The town has a free parking area about two blocks from the apartment, and there are at least 6 good restaurants and a couple of nice pubs within a 5-minute walk.

The ground floor of the building houses a good archeological museum containing several fine Etruscan artifacts and an exceptional tomb fresco from nearby excavations.

We were greeted at our prearranged time of arrival by family member Francesca, who is a Canadian living nearby and who is fluent in Italian and English. She is a delight to deal with.

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irfecanad...
Toronto, Canada
1 review
“A charming apartment in a Sarteano Palace”
Reviewed 25 February 2016 for a stay in September 2014

We stayed at this apartment (two couples) from September 20 to September 27 2008. This is a beautiful apartment in an old castle. An ample marble stair leads to the apartment. The apartment has two bedrooms, dining room ample living room and kitchen. All rooms with charming furniture and very nice decorations. There is also parking areas in close proximity to the apartment. Restaurants and shopping areas are at walking distance.
On the first floor of the castle is the Archaeology Museum displaying an array of Etruscan art and old wall paintings on the tomb underground.
Worth visiting in Sarteano is the Castle, and nearby hand craft and souvenir stores . Also there is a beautiful park with an excellent swimming pool to enjoy a hot day.

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Liked best: The location of the apartment in the center of the town. Walking distance to amenities
Liked least: Can't think of anything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Pam L
Fortuna, California
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Casa Sarteano: Comfort, Reasonable, Authentic!”
Reviewed 24 February 2016 for a stay in May 2014

My daughter and I stayed at Casa Sartaeno for the month of May. It sits atop the local museum of Etruscan tombs. The building was built in the 1100's, but the modern comfort of the two bedroom, large dining room and lovely little living roomed house was as charming as they come! Tastefully decorated, my daughter and I stayed here as a home base while traveling around the Tuscany region enjoying the lovely wineries, beautiful countryside, and the incredible fabulous food we found in every village. Sartaeno was a perfect home base, being halfway between Rome and Florence. Each city was just a short train ride away. We took cooking classes from Pamela Sheldon Johns in the nearby township of Montepulciano, a must if you visit the area! We made several pastas, sauces, and shared a complete meal with dessert at the end of our day's class. Sartaeno has several very fine restaurants with very reasonable prices! The local pubs were fun, serving up free happy hour appetizers and a jovial atmosphere daily. The small town also has a lovely Olympic size swimming pool that you can enjoy for a small fee. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and look forward to returning to this amazing little town, it's friendly people, and Casa Sartaeno. We were treated well by the owners, and they were available and just one town away if anything was needed. Great place to stay!

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Peter R
Toronto, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“March break with the family ”
Reviewed 23 February 2016 for a stay in March 2014

Out stay at Casa Sarteano was the highlight of our family trip to Italy. We used Casa Sarteano as our home base as we travelled to the many hill towns in the area including day trips to both Florence and Rome. The house itself is very comfortable and very well equipped. The furnishings are all excellent and everything you can possible need is either there or right at your fingertips. Our hosts provided us with many suggestions on what to do and where to go and even assisted with planning a very special wine tour. If you are a fan of the Twilight movies this is a must do. Sarteano is a wonderful town and you almost don't want to leave. There is a great little market right downstairs where we had our lunches prepared for our road trips. The Pizzeria at the bottom of the street serves the best pizza I've had and their prices can't be beat. We really enjoyed the cafe's in the piazza. The whole experience was like something out of a movie! It's funny how even in as little as a week the local cafe and restaurant owners get to know you.
This is a place I will most certainly return to in the near future.
Thank you R and C for sharing your little piece of paradise with me and my family.
Ciao!

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Miolyka S
London
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“True Tuscan experience”
Reviewed 23 February 2016 for a stay in October 2014

It was a few years ago that we stayed at this wonderful apartment. Located in a small Tuscan town, we felt totally immersed in the Italian culture. Rob & Carol were wonderful and left great tips and information about the area. The apartment was wonderful, loved the fireplace at night and the window in the kitchen that overlooked the Tuscan Hills. The apartment was very clean and had everything you would need to feel like home. Would stay there again.

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