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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2011

This place is off the beaten path, so if you need constant stimulation, it may for you...But it is a gorgeous setting & a fabulous place to stay. The owner and the staff have tons of information on the best way to explore Tuscany. It is remote (dirt roads--your GPS won't work here, but the owner can send you excellent... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 March 2011

The trip down the bumpy dirt road leading to La Bandita is well worth it. The villa sits on a hilltop from which you have a beautiful panoramic view of rolling hills, farms and distant villages. We visited in the colder month of February, but the hospitable staff lit a cozy fire for us inside and gave us wonderful recommendations... More 

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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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Reviewed 29 November 2010

La Bandita is most beautifully situated ... on top of one of Tuscany's famous rolling hills, overlooking what appears to be a landscape painting of amazing proportion, color and texture. The curvey drive up the gravel road is well worth the additional 10 minutes of traveling. John and his staff are warm, accomodating and gracious. We were guided to perfect... More 

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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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Reviewed 20 November 2010

We had a great time there! everything was great! room, food, location and people. We felt very confortable, and wanted to stay more! John helped us a lot with the places and restaurants to go. Very nice!

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laurawigsf
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Reviewed 19 November 2010

We had such a lovely time at La Bandita! My husband and I were traveling a bit with my in-laws and were so weary of the tourist stuff and average food. John's place is a real gem, and not to be missed--we hope to return very soon! The pictures on their website (you can also see more on their facebook... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 17 November 2010

We were married at La Bandita in June (this review is very much overdue!) and cannot speak more highly of our experience. Being based in Australia & having never been to the region before, we took a bit of a risk by planning our entire wedding and one week stay for ourselves & respective families at La Bandita over the... More 

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Reviewed 16 November 2010

We booked in to La Bandita for a 5 night stay in their stand-alone unit, the Pig Sty. We had wanted to visit La Bandita for a while having read the rave reviews on Trip Advisor and in the press. On arrival, we were greeted by the very friendly Paulo who took us in the main house. Downstairs is a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 4 November 2010

My wife and I just spent several nights at La Bandita, staying in the converted Pig Sty. John and his team have created something extraordinary, blending the best unaffected and genuine hospitality with a stunning building in a pretty much perfect location. Enjoy chef David's great company and superb meals, and don't miss a dinner or two at La Porta... More 

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 30 October 2010

We just returned from a month long trip to Italy and our 6 nights at La Bandita were the absolute highlight of our trip! Even before we left for our trip, their assistance and graciousness was evident! They assisted us in renting a car for this part of our journey, made recommendations about the best way to travel to them... More 

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Irvine, California
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2010

La Bandita is absolutely amazing! From the minute you step in the door you feel like you are at home. The views and grounds are amazing, and rooms and decor are beautiful. The staff is top-notch...Francesca and Paula are very pleasant and accommodating, always willing to answer your questions and help with plans, and always offering cappucino or a glass... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Stylish 8-room country retreat in the beautiful Tuscany countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Bandita

Address: Localita Podere Lucia 14, 53026, Pienza, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Pienza
Price Range: RM1,067 - RM2,133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Bandita 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Suite #8 was very well suited for our family of four with two twin beds downstairs, a king upstairs and a bathroom in between.”
 of 5 bubbles dalejaka, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the Pig Sty, and get up early to catch the sheep grazing by!”
 of 5 bubbles GinaW544, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“There are villas, and private cottages ...and the rooms in the main wing ..So choose your fancy ..”
 of 5 bubbles corinthus65, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“we stayed in room 3, very large, had double aspect, but think all rooms were superb”
 of 5 bubbles dholer, 9 Jun 2015 | Read review
“if booking the base category room like we did, don't choose room no 2. Not much of a view.”
 of 5 bubbles VishaalMehta, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
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