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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Porta Castellana. Pros: great breakfast, exceptional value, very welcoming host, comfortable rooms and beds & is located in beautiful Montalcino. Cons: difficult to find & dim lighting in bathroom for makeup application.
I would have no problem recommending this...More
Although only a one bed, with ensuite,this B&B was very nice. It is situated in a very quiet part of town and at the bottom of a very steep street. The owner was extremely pleasant and spoke great english.Breakfast was served in the garden. There...More
We stayed here while on our honeymoon for 4 nights (June 28-July 1). Our room was wonderful. Very romantic and nice and cool. It is located right within the town so you can easily walk everywhere. Our hostess Dida was a treasure. She was so...More
We stayed at Porta Castellana in May and had a wonderful time. Our room was very clean and comfortable. The patio was a great place to sit in the evenings and enjoy a glass of wine. Annalisa was extremely friendly and helpful in providing us...More
This stay was absolutely beyond our expectations! On the Internet, we had seen that the place looked great, but we couldn't have imagined that the wonderful hostess would make us feel like her frends and the place like our home! By the way, the earlier...More
We hired a driver to take us from Florence to Siena where we picked up the rental car and drove to Montalcino. Since it was our first time driving in Europe we were a little nervous about driving from Florence although after... More
We hired a driver to take us from Florence to Siena where we picked up the rental car and drove to Montalcino. Since it was our first time driving in Europe we were a little nervous about driving from Florence although after driving around the Tuscan towns for a week we did return the car in Florence. I found it very helpful to use the Rick Steves forum on Italy to get answers about the things you should know about driving in Italy. It is a little more complicated than driving in the States.