Villa Bordoni

Via San Cresci 31/32, Greve in Chianti, Tuscany, 50022, Italy

David and Catherine Gardner, Scottish expats, have transformed a ramshackle 16th-century villa into a stunning little retreat where no two rooms are alike—all have stenciled walls; some have four-poster beds, others small mezzanines. Bathrooms are a riot of color, with tiles from Vietri. A sitting room on the second floor, with a cozy fireplace, is the perfect place for a cup of tea or a glass of wine. The hotel's restaurant has a talented young chef who gives cooking lessons in the modern kitchen.

PROS

  • splendidly isolated in the hills above Greve
  • beautiful decor
  • wonderful hosts

CONS

  • on a long and bumpy dirt road
  • need a car to get around

Location

QUICK FACTS

B&B/Inn
Romantic
Intimate
Countryside
Casual Chic

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 055-8546230

HOTEL DETAILS

8 rooms, 3 suites
Rate Includes: Closed 3 wks in Jan. and Feb. Breakfast

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