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Reviewed 24 May 2013

My husband was there on business and I there for R & R... It was so nice to take a step back in time and relax. We had just spent 4 days in Rome and we were ready to have some down time. Great areas to walk and explore the grounds, Olive trees as far as the eye can see......

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Belluno, Italy
Reviewed 13 June 2012

The place is an old Renaissance villa with some more recent addictions (however, the main area for guests is the oldest). Said so, you understand that rooms and halls have that incredibly romantic appeal that you can find only in places like Tuscany, Spain and so on. At the same time, if you are looking for all the comforts of...

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Reviewed 23 October 2011

9 years ago we were here with a 1 year old baby. We came back this time with 2 young children, stayed for 4 nights. We got 2 rooms at the ground floor - both connected through the bathroom. Due to the location and the structure of the villa, it was a bit cold at night but there are sufficient...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2011

For a quiet retreat in a grand old mansion amongst the olive trees in the hills outside Prato we recommend VIlla Rucellai. Our room was quiet and spacious with basic room services. There was no aircon but the room did cool sufficiently at night for sleeping. We loved the natural spring swimming pool which was a delight in the extreme...

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Watauga, Texas
Reviewed 22 August 2011

The Villa Rucellai was one of the highlights of our 16-day trip to Italy, and our best accommodations. We spent 6 nights there. We attended as students in a college class studying Art Appreciation and Environmental Biology in Italy, and the hosts made extra accommodations for us since our group filled up all the rooms. They invited local college professors...

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2Thank actressteacher
Córdoba, Spain
Reviewed 22 July 2009

We stayed at the Villa Rucellai while visiting Florence, which is about 45 minutes away by train, and had an absolutely lovely time. The Villa Rucellai is like staying at grandma’s house. But grandma lives in a Tuscan Villa that was updated in the 1500’s. The rooms are pleasant, air conditioned and furnished with antiques that show some wear. The...

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Indianapolis
Reviewed 5 January 2009

We absolutely fell in love with Villa Rucellai upon our arrival; a lovely (at times nerve-testing) drive from Prato through the hills to the villa. Paolo, Francesca, and Frank could not have been more hospitalble. We loved the unique, spacious rooms--very clean. We only stayed two nights and particularly enjoyed our evening in the living room with Frank (and some...

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Chico, CA
Reviewed 27 July 2006

I only left the villa this morning, and I wanted to be sure to quickly recommend it to anyone who can appreciate history, cleanliness and hospitality. We were greeted by Vanessa and shown to our rooms. Mine had been a priest's cell, but it didn't feel very spartan to me. The bed was comfortable and large, and although there is...

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1Thank Soggiorno
Monte Sereno, California
Reviewed 5 July 2006

We loved the Villa! This is an incredible place to stay. Our family of 7 (5 teenagers) loved the villa. Large rooms, nice cool pool to come home to, good breakfast and beautiful surroundings. Would recommend this to just about anyone. The family is incredibly nice, the location beautiful, and the train station a short drive away. We will be...

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Berkeley, CA
Reviewed 30 January 2006

The Villa Rucellai is the "real thing" - a 15th century Tuscan villa that has been in the same family for more than 400 years. Moreover, the latest generation of family members still live in part of the villa. The 80-year old patriarch of the family (his deceased wife was a Rucellai) greeted us on our arrival and carried our...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1975 the Villa Rucellai has offered Bed and Breakfast for guests. Located near Prato in the Val di Bisenzio, the Villa is an excellent base for touring all of Tuscany. Just 4 km from the center of Prato, 10 minutes from the A1(Rome/Milan) and the A11 (Florence/Pisa) highways, while Florence is just a half hour away by road or 20 minutes by train. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Rucellai

Address: Via di Canneto 16, 59100, Prato, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Prato > Prato
Price Range: €67 - €79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“If travelling with Family, ground floor rooms are the best.”
  • Family room 2
  • Family room 1
  • The garden
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 of 5 bubbles Bubugala, 23 Oct 2011 | Read review
“First floor room has a king bed, view of pool, some echo noise from lobby, but not bad. Tower room has 3 beds, fireplace and view.”
  • first floor bedroom
  • first floor bedroom
  • View from the garden to the loggia
  • Dining room for breakfast
  • The section of the road to the villa that is narrow.
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 of 5 bubbles actressteacher, 21 Aug 2011 | Read review
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