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“Great if you are independent and do not need any assistance from staff”
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Il Pettirosso
Ranked #68 of 86 Speciality Lodging in Siena
Gold Coast, Australia
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“Great if you are independent and do not need any assistance from staff”
Reviewed 8 January 2011

Great area of Tuscany, lovely place and room. Really only accessible if you are driving yourself. We werent. We had never been to Siena before and felt quite remote being out of town with no knowledge of public transport etc. No-one was on premises to help us. Someone came to check people in late in the afternoon (of course when you are sightseeing you cannot be there at that time to ask questions). We had to leave a note for our communication! Pool at the time we were there wasnt clean so unuseable. As I said if you are an independent traveller, used to the area and have your own car, perfect! Quiet and relaxing. Having never been to this area we did feel abandoned. The lady who checked us in really didnt know much about transport re buses etc so again no help. Breakfast was a prepackaged meal left for us whereas other places we had fresh farm produce but thats just being picky! Siena itself fabulous and we had a great driver who drove us to a wonderful winery and we had a divine time.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 15 August 2010

The first thing my wife and I said was 'wow'.. if you ever wondered what it would be like to live in Tuscany as a resident, then come here.. the appointments are taseful and the staff is completely hands-off.. we enjoyed shopping at the local supermarket, cooking our own food, and just enjoying the scenery, which is stunning.. we highly recommend.. two things to remember.. break out your Google maps, as there's no signage along any roads until you arrive at the driveway.. it's a bit hidden; and we had a tough time opening the beautiful old front wooden door in terms of the key.. the Europeans staying there easily opened it thankfully..

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 August 2009

What a lovely place! Helpful, yet unobtrusive staff, a pool, air conditioning and great views. Clean and friendly self-contained studios, 10 min drive to Siena. Highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a bit of Tuscan countryside close to the town. Tip: when your GPS dumps you under the freeway bridge, don't panic - keep going for 300 metres and look for the 2 cypress trees on the left (coming from Siena) which form the gate to the driveway, go up the gravel driveway for another 200 metres and you're there.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: Il Pettirosso
Address: Strada del Petriccio E Belriguardo 97 | loc. Po, 53100, Siena, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Siena
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Ranked #68 of 86 Speciality Lodging in Siena
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Number of rooms: 4
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