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Il Borro Relais & Chateaux

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ferragamo family deserves credit for rescuing and rebuilding a medieval town and working to establish a winery and eco reserve. The excellent restaurants Osteria del Borro and Tuscan Bistro saved the property from a Terrible rating. The food and service were superb and personalized. The advertising is misleading. The most beautiful parts of the property are served for the...

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Having explored the village which in itself is very interesting including the Pinocchio feature & cheese shop, the small restaurant at the spa is a gem a limited menu but very well presented, excellent quality and good value for money. Friendly staff time to relax and enjoy the scenery.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I first came across this resort years ago in departures magazine when the Ferragamo family first opened it up. When we decided to visit the region I made sure we stayed for a few days. Il Boro was a great treat. Having not fully developed a plan for activities until we arrived, the concierge was able to help us secure...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I found Il Borro on Relais & Chateau website during the research for our family's Tuscan trip. I was so intrigued that I immediately decided to book a stay there, even it meant that we had to take a bit of detour in between our two other travelling locations. It later proved to be not only totally worth-while, but we...

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Albany, NY
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We traveled to Tuscany, Italy for a vacation and to tour the beautiful countryside. We based ourselves at the spectacular Il Borro resort which includes a medieval village, farmhouses and many amenities (spa, winery, horse-back riding, truffle-hunting, and so much more). We enjoyed the tour of the winery which included an excellent movie that introduced us to Il Borro, its'...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

ll borro was magical! we rented a villa via luxurylink.com. it was absolutely perfect villa with wonderful pool shared by other villa guests. the villa was luxury and made us feel like we were living the classic Italian countryside dream. it was fully stocked and was a short walk to an equally amazing restaurant with a beautiful garden. our children...

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Davidson, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Il borro had been a dream of mine for several years, and I was finally able to realize that dream this October. The property is just what you want it to be, a perfect blend of medieval charm, and modern elegance. The service is really top notch, and there was nothing for me to complain about. The location is pretty...

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leeds
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in late August. It started well with great reception staff and a buggy ride to our suite. The rooms are lovely, great beds. Most are in the old village which has been renovated into suites...it makes sense when you're there. We had a nice sitting area with fridge and TV, large bedroom and v large...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We are on our second day of a 5 night stay at Il Borro Relais & Chateaux after touring Venice, Rome, Florence and most of Tuscany. Il Borro has, in less than 48 hours, already surpassed all other locations, vacations and experiences as THE BEST WE HAVE EVER HAD!!! We just returned from the Il Borro Wine Tour with Leonardo...

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Reviewed 23 September 2016

It is a real treat to stay here and enjoy the calm chianti countryside near Arezzo. The whole property is impeccable, the people friendly and helpful and the rooms are nice. By all means have dinner here at the Osteria Il Borrro, it really lives up to its reputation. Try the tasting menu and the wines from the estate. Good...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Golf course
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Telling its stories, a place becomes part of those stories. The legend takes on a life beyond the place and becomes timeless.The origins of the village of Il Borro are lost in the history of medieval Tuscany and the famous people who established the reputation of the region. Every alley, every stone speaks of a time that once was, of flavours and scents that recall the memory of a rare and more authentic Tuscany.Surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, in the shadow of the cypress trees of the ancient Via dei Sette Ponti, (an area rich in art and culture between the three main cities of Tuscany Florence, Arezzo and Siena), Il Borro is an open window on history, a fresco to a far away world. The Medici dynasty, the Savoia family and now the Ferragamo family have safeguarded and preserved this precious oasis, making this place, suspended between past and present, a sanctuary dedicated to wellbeing and the art of hospitality. You are welcome - one thousand years of history are waiting for you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Il Borro Relais & Chateaux

Address: Localita 1, 52020 San Giustino Valdarno, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > San Giustino Valdarno
Price Range: €197 - €468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Il Borro Relais & Chateaux 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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“Stay in the 9,500 EUR a night villa”
 of 5 bubbles GentleKnight, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would request a room away from the portion of the driveway that cars can fit on. Request to stay in the back as we did.”
 of 5 bubbles PHLFlyer1776, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The farmhouse was wonderful for 2 couples - I believe there are 4 suites of this type in the farmhouse.”
  • One of the bathrooms in the farmhouse, with shower stall and bath tub.
  • Kitchen in the farmhouse.
  • Living room w/ fireplace in farmhouse.
  • Farmhouse Poggio Piano at Il Borro.
 of 5 bubbles submom1, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The village is great, but for large groups, I think the villas are a wonderful choice.”
 of 5 bubbles bradanderin09, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every room is amazing and unique. You can't go wrong!”
 of 5 bubbles PaxEtAmor, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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