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“Exceeded expectations!”
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Casa Portagioia
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Reviewed 28 November 2010

This place absolutely exceeded and surpassed our expectations. Casa Portagioia offered us a wonderful home away from home and a great environment to be in during our getaway from our hectic New York City lives.

From every little detail you can see that Terry and Marcello have put their hearts and souls into this place and that their goal is to make your stay as pleasant as it can be. The place is secluded away in Toscan hills, but is close to all great attractions - Sienna, San Gimignano, Arezzo, Cortona (just to name a few).

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Reviewed 27 November 2010

Casa Portigioia is one of the best B&B's I have ever visited. It was so beautiful, clean, modern and relaxing. The purveyors, Terry & Marcello made our stay memorable. Warm and friendly hosts. The were so helpful with our travel plans, aquired tickets for us to see the David, and they went out of their way to accomodate us. We were so lucky to have found this little treasure tucked in the Tuscan hills. The food and wine were outstandind! I can't say enough about Casa Portagioia. A must for your Buckrt List! Denise Turner, Gilroy, California

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 November 2010

Casa "Port-a-joy-a" Portagioia, is a JOYFUL experience. Terry and Marcello are wonderful hosts. They started by making a stressful arrival in Arezzo an adventure and welcomed us late at night with a smile, dinner and wine. The rooms have everything you would expect in a 5 star hotel, and the beds are so comfortable, the stress of traveling just melted away. Breakfasts... magnificent! Marcello is a fantastic chef ... The villa, B&B cottage, grounds, vineyard and olive groves make you want to get the camera out and take photo after photo - We were Marcello and Terry’s last guests of the season, they were so helpful in making our first trip to Tuscany the “Best part of our Italy adventure” I will recommend staying with them to all of my friends and family. I know I will return to Casa Portagioia.

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 November 2010

When Terry and Marcello welcome you to Casa Portagioia you know you are at home. Their warmth, sense of humor, and charm are most inviting. The sleeping rooms have all the amenities of a fine hotel. Be sure you are up in time for breakfast as the eggs and the orange juice are so very fresh you would not want to miss them along with all the other accompaniments. Marcello prepares dinner on specific evenings. The highlight of ours was monk fish wrapped in prosciutto and then baked. Yumm! I am still waiting for the recipe. Although the weather was a bit cool for us to swim, the pool was beautiful as it overlooked the vineyards and olive groves. Casa Portagioia is a bit out of the way but that should not stop anyone from enjoying one of the best B & B's in Italy. Its' location is part of the charm.

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 November 2010

We just begrudgingly ended a five night stay with Terry and Marcello. All of the positive things previous reviewers have said are true. Terry and Marcello are warm, funny, charming, gracious and informative. The property is quiet, cozy, elegant, spotlessly clean and beutifully finished and landscaped. We had breakfast there daily, and were fortunate enough to enjoy their last dinner of the season. The food and drink was always fresh and tasty, and always accompanied by lighthearted, conversation with our hosts and other guests. Marcello and Terry didn't overlook a single detail!!

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Casa Portagioia

Address: Pieve di Chio | Cortona, 52043, Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy
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Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Castiglion Fiorentino
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Castiglion Fiorentino
Price Range: ₹ 14,185 - ₹ 17,922 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa Portagioia - an elegant yet relaxed country retreat in Tuscany - somewhere between a country hotel and your best friend's home. A place where you can relax, take time to reflect on your travels and to be energized and enthused in to seeing more of the wonderful places Tuscany (& Umbria) have to offer. Always fresh and inviting. 5 Guest bedrooms and 2 suite apartments, all with luxury bathrooms and air-conditioning. Everything 'just so.' LAST MInute? Please visit our website or send an email for an immediate response. ... more   less 
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