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Petrolo

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This was my third trip to Petrolo - the place is absolutely magical. Incredible setting, very charming villas / farm cottages and fantastic staff. I plan to come back many times over the years ahead. It is really well-located in Tuscany - halfway between Sienna and Arezzo so a fantastic base for day trips.

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London
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We booked a villa on the Petrolo estate for a three generation family holiday. The villa and pool were perfect (as was the weather) and we had excellent service from Francesco, Laura and the team. We were pleasantly surprised by the local village, Mercatale Valdarno, with two bars, a weekend restaurant and a weekly village dance and also the nearby...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I selected Petrolo because a friend had previously stayed there. It was the absolute perfect location for a week long stay with my husband, brother, and three of my first cousins and their spouses. The people were helpful and friendly, the accomodations outstanding and the environment everything we dreamed it would be.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

For our first overseas trip with our two toddlers, this place was a superb alternative to the usual beach holiday. We had the whole estate to ourselves as we visited in late April/early May and rented Feriale II, the smallest accommodation. However, it was the perfect size. The rustic feel ensured we weren't scared that the kids would trash the...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We rented the villa and nearby farmhouses for a company team building event and would highly recommend it. The surroundings are beautiful and the houses have a great local charm. The house manager and kitchen staff are very attentive. The food was not only delicious, but prepared carefully and served beautifully. We felt at home and thanks to the Petrolo...

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Petrolo, Responsabile reception at Petrolo, responded to this review

Dear Mariana, thanks, we are glad we managed to pass to you and your lovely group from so many different parts of the world a warm sense of home. Graziella will be happy of your words on her kitchen too! Marco

Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

We loved villa petrolo! We stayed a week and fell completely in love with the area, the wine and the staff who were so lovely! Best trip we could have wished for. Thanks for helping us out with anything and everything and sharing your beautiful part of Italy with us! We'll meet again! 🎶 Bella and Madison xx

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

A truly beautiful place, I can't recommend it highly enough. I stayed a week for a friends wedding. The villa is beautiful & the staff charming. The rooms and bathrooms are well appointed and the scenery is amazing. The pool & gardens are lovely too.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Petrolo is truly a magical and unique place. We held our wedding here and we couldn't have been happier with the choice. Not only is it in one of the most beautiful and secluded locations in Tuscany, but the house and gardens are tastefully done up. Moreover, Marco and his team are simply superb and look after their guests wonderfully,...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Our family of 23 spent a week in Villa Petrolo and we were all extremely satisfied. The house was very well kept and there was more than enough rooms and beds for everyone. Some rooms were bigger than others but each had its own charm. The center of all activity was the dining room. The villa cook, Graziella, cooked up...

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Petrolo, Manager at Petrolo, responded to this review

Dear Migi, Hope all is well in Manila! Your family was lovely and I'm glad they all spent a good time toghether. I know it can be quite a surprise to discover the only noises at night are crickets and frogs (and occasional bell of dears!) Looking forward to meet you again! Marco

Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

10 of us stayed very comfortably in one of Petrolo's villas. The house is well equipped with everything you need to self cater for a week. We embraced the Tuscan lifestyle and enjoyed family meals around the table in the heart of the house. We were also able to enjoy a BBQ outside on a balmy July evening. The villa...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Petrolo owns lovely farm holiday houses and an XVIII century Villa ideal for large groups, events and celebrations. Petrolo is in the south-eastern side of the Chianti hills and dominates the panorama of the Valdarno valley. Between 30 to 50 km from Florence, Siena and Arezzo, Petrolo is placed in an area full of charm, the ideal base for discovering Tuscan renowned history, art, food and wine. Perfect location to relax soaking-in the unaffected natural comfort of our countryside, among vineyards and olive groves, maybe diving in our swimming pools or getting to the near Thermal Baths. Petrolo is a winery passionately producing award-winning wines and organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Landmark of the estate is the medieval watchtower of Galatrona while precious renaissance works by Giovanni Della Robbia can be found in the old Parish Church of Galatrona, facing Villa Petrolo. We are pleased to offer to our guests a visit of our winery with tasting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Petrolo

Address: Via Petrolo 30, 52021 Mercatale Valdarno, Bucine, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Bucine > Mercatale Valdarno
Price Range: $155 - $1,840 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Tenuta Di Petrolo Hotel Mercatale Valdarno
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“there is no bad room.”
elizabethl481, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any room on the first floor”
162annei, 7 Aug 2014 | Read review
“all room are very Tuscan- true and clean and comfortable- not fancy.”
places2goConnecticut, 8 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Next to the kitchen,, the best. The walls are very thick, so noise is not a problem. All rooms have great ventilation.”
marilynf531, 16 Sep 2011 | Read review
“We lived in the Costa house since we prefered the privacy it provides (incl. private pool).”
JBSorensen, 2 Aug 2011 | Read review
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