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Relais Villa Valentini

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Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good37%
  • Average36%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
  • 17 May 2016
    “Clean and nice staff”
  • 12 Sep 2011
    “A very sensible choice”
Via Principe Umberto 21, 05010 San Venanzo Italy See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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M6692QFinfo
Malta
21
Reviewed 17 May 2016
This hotel is very clean and staff are very friendly. Our room had a very nice view. No wifi in this hotel..
We ate twice there in the evening and the food was really good but portions are small.
We were very disapointed with the breakfast as there was no much choice on the table.
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mc02282014a
Speyer
10694
Reviewed 12 Sep 2011
The place is located in San Venanzo - best reached by going through Marsciano i.e. using the E45 (turn off at the Valdechiana exit on the A1 when coming from the north and the Orte exit when coming from the south) - an unremarkable yet typical Umbrian country town. No tourist trap here, just regular folk pursuing their daily life. That in itself can be interesting, actually, if you have enough of the circus in all the touristy places.

With 150 km from Rome, it is not suitable as a base for Rome excursions. Use it as an overnight stay cruising through Italy, or as a base for exploring places like Orvieto or Perugia.

The hotel itself is more than just fine. Unassuming staff, very solid build, quiet, nice little outdoor pool, plenty of cozy feeling, lots of privacy in a charming antique-esque but not overstyled environment. Little things stand between this hotel and perfection: a hair here or there on the floor, curtains too thin to keep out the morning sun, no fly screen to keep away mozzies. Yet, basic cleanliness is very good, the bed stuff and towels impeccably clean.

The breakfast was a bit boring, but also not really bad either. Not enough selection, sad little plastic cups for the juice, just rather average. But not bad.

For the price I paid it was just fine.
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CyrusL
San Diego
2521
Reviewed 29 Oct 2009
The bed was so hard we felt like we were sleeping on a box-spring, not exactly the best rest after a 60 km bike ride through many hills. When we packed up, we discovered a drawer full of men's underclothing; not sure what that was about. Poor cleaning I guess.

The restaurant associated with this hotel is quite good and the wine menu features many local vintages; try a Montefalco. Breakfast, included in the hotel cost, was average. But I think we were the only guests so they probably didn't want to put out a full spread.

The staff was friendly. The location is good and quiet (San Venanzo is pretty small). There is a small swimming pool. No internet connection though.
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tomwex
leeds, UK
1042
Reviewed 1 Aug 2007
Stayed here for two nights in July - we booked a 'junior suite' which consisted of a lounge with sofa bed, separate double bedroom and bathroom with shower.
We arrived at midnight, and one of the family members who run the hotel waited up for us to let us in (it's a small place with no 24 hour receptionist). The room was very nice, clean and characterful with amazing views over the valley. They had not provided a cot which we had asked for, although the next day they found one for us. They also locked up the front doors before I had got all my luggage in, but the keys were on the reception desk so this wasn't really a problem, although a bit inconvenient. The air conditioning was in the lounge area of the suite, which meant that it didn't really cool the bedroom down - and it was over 40 degrees in the day.
Despite these annoyances, we really enjoyed the hotel. The staff were very friendly, the restaurant underneath was excellent, and the pool, although small, had amazing views. San Venanzo is tiny and there's not much to do apart from wander about and admire the views, but for a relaxing couple of days this was ideal. Beware the long drive from the A1 - it's a long, steep and typically twisty road as only the Italians can build. It's quicker to the E45 and Perugia though.
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jgponder
NE, Illinois, USA
147
Reviewed 9 Jan 2007
We stayed here in November and loved this hotel. Staff could not have been more helpful. Parking is across the street. Great view of the small town and the pool area from our room. A wonderful place to wander and walk through. The restaurant was fantastic with great service, wine and food.
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N a warm and authentic atmosphere of the residences of our countryside, Relais Villa Valentini is the result of a very careful restructuring of a stone farm house of the seventieth century. Its name comes from the More noble family who used to live here. The ideal place for a stay between history, art, nature and relax. Secret passages, of which the hatches for access are still visible, give an atmosphere of mystery. Even today very few people know how far these unique openings expand. Relais Villa Valentini offers single, double or triple rooms and 3 small apartments in the dependance, all with private bathroom, air conditioning, color television, telephone and minibar. Your dog /cat is welcome. Italian, french & english spoken. Relais Villa Valentini is located in the historic village of San Venanzo, the most important center of Mount Peglia. During the stay it is possible to hike the volcanic park, to stroll along nature trails through the surrounding territory and to visit Umbria's major art centers like Perugia, Assisi, Todi, Orvieto , Montefalco, Deruta, Spoleto.. Guests can enjoy a relaxing time in the pool, in the garden with old trees, or in the solarium. The environment around is perfect for a relaxing walk surrounded by nature. Our staff will gladly book your sightseeing tours and excursions, arrange your transfers and suggest the most fascinating of the routes. The breakfast buffet is served in an old hall that was a storage of grain, or comfortably in your room. Staying in our Relais means relaxing around a swimming pool with a wonderful view. Nearby you can go fishing in a small lake, play tennis or horse riding. For those who want to surf the net, Relais Villa Valentini provides an Internet access wi-fi. The most beautiful day of your life needs a seductive and charming scenery. Relais Villa Valentini awaits you on a hill of volcanic origin with a unique landscape. We will be glad to organize for you banquets for weddings, receptions, anniversaries, baptisms, confirmations and holy communions. The restaurant was built from the halls of the old mill and wine cellar. It is completely excavated, more than two centuries ago, in Venanzite, the volcanic rock that is under the house. The restaurant is on the ground floor of Villa Valentini. As soon as you enter you will be absorbed in a simple atmosphere, yet elegant. The walls are decorated with rural paintings. Thanks to his spacious three rooms, is willing to accommodate more banquets at the same time. The first room, with its small tables is ideal for intimate lunches and dinners. The second room has the ability to accommodate groups. The third room is called "The Grotto" because it is built into the rock. It is Perfect for baptisms, communions, confirmations or weddings. During the summer our pool turns into a harmonious setting for cocktails, buffet, or a romantic dinner. The restaurant menu offers traditional Umbrian cuisine and a wide selection of Italian wines. Our typical regional cooking originates from ancient Umbrian recipes. Thanks to the originality of our chefs, we can also offer continental breakfast, small appetizing dishes of our rich Umbrian cooking and new and tasty delicacies. Less
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Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Number of rooms
17
Location
Italy > Umbria > Province of Terni > San Venanzo
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Number of rooms
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Location
Italy > Umbria > Province of Terni > San Venanzo
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