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Israel
Reviewed 18 October 2009

We spent 8 night is Santa Maria a Poneta with a 1-yo boy. The place is just excellent. Perfect location close to the Chianti small roads and only 30-60 mins drive to most important places. The rooms are renovated and located in the heart of a beautiful farm, with grass, trees and amazing view of the area's vineyards. Our room...

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London
Reviewed 1 October 2009

Situated within easy reach of Pisa, Florence, Siena and San Gimignano, and with stunning views over the surrounding countryside, Santa Maria a Poneta is as serene and magical an oasis as you could wish to find in the heart of Tuscany. Centred around a small country church dating back to the Early Middle Ages, the old farm buildings were restored...

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Leiden
Reviewed 1 October 2009

We stayed at Santa Maria a Poneta in the last week of Aug '09. We brought along our 7 month old daughter and we could not have wished for more. This is a lovely small complex of apartments (5 in total) surrounded by beautifully kept gardens. When you arrive you are given a keyring for the electric gates that open...

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ottawa
Reviewed 15 September 2009

this was our second stay at this location. Riccardo and Susanne are welcoming hosts and the poneta property is beautifully maintained. There are 5 separate apartments each quite private, as well as a shared swimming pool. The apartment was spotless and furnished in traditional tuscan style. The location is a perfect place to explore tuscany, close to sienna and florence...

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Lisbon
Reviewed 1 September 2009

The place is amazing, we stayed for two weeks in different houses and both were very good. The hamlet is very well taken care and the owners (and their lovely daughter) are very nice and friendly. An absolute place to stay.

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Bodø
Reviewed 17 August 2009

We stay at Santa Maria a Poneta one week in july (18. of july to the 25 of july). The farm had 5 apartment. The farm was beautiful and we had a quiet holiday there. The apartment was perfect with a beautiful outside area. The owners was very friendly. The location of the farm was perfect for driving into different...

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Greve
Reviewed 22 May 2009

Santa Maria a Poneta is an excellent base for exploring Tuscany. Within one hour you reach Florence, Siena and Volterra. Another half hour and you can visit Pisa, Lucca and Arezzo. Do not forget to make a stop in some of the beautiful small villages you pass on your way. There is always a charming church and an osteria where...

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Reviewed 7 May 2009

My husband and I went stayed at Santa Maria a Poneta for our honeymoon earlier this year. We had a little trouble finding it at first (first time in Italy, driving late at night should explain why), but Susanna patiently pointed us the right way over the phone while we were driving. We were truly dumbstruck by the beauty of...

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Arizona
Reviewed 15 April 2009

We had no idea what to expect when we booked a weeklong stay at Santa Maria a Poneta in May 2007. When we arrived and met the owner Riccardo we knew we would be in good hands. The grounds at Santa Maria a Poneta are fabulous, Riccardo and his wife Susanna are among the most hospitable owners we have ever....

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Vienna
Reviewed 9 April 2009

Santa Maria a Poneta is our favorit place in tuscany. It is a very lovely ground. The pool is large and good to swimm. The beds aound the pool are super and sun-umbrellars give enought shadows. We like to lay, to sleep and to relax nearby the pool. We have kept (in four years) three appatremens: Linary, Vico and Sant...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Country House Santa Maria a Poneta, rental holiday apartments in Tuscany facing Sangimignano. Traditional farmhouse with trained horses & pool, for a relaxing vacation in Italy near Florence and Siena ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Maria a Poneta

Address: Strada di Poneta 50/a, 50021 Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Barberino Val d'Elsa
Price Range: €106 - €179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All the rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles cameramanrob, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“There are five apartments and the pictures are all accurate. The whole property is quiet, so that is not an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles MidwestTraveler54, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
“For one bedroom, with extra (handicapped) bathroom, the Vico as there were no stairs, and we could drive the car up to the cottage to unload baggage,etc. Previously we stayed at the two bedroom apartment behind the Vico, which we also loved.”
 of 5 bubbles woolly1, 10 Oct 2014 | Read review
“If you travel with the family the best rooms are Barberino and Gimignano.”
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 of 5 bubbles 946birgitb, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
“We were shown all apartments and they are all nice.”
  • Bedroom 1 on lower level.
  • Bathroom on lower level.
  • Sitting room.
  • Bedroom 2 on upper level.
 of 5 bubbles lizianKent_, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
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