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Owner: Elena Nappa
Localita: Argenina-Monti
Argenina
Gaiole in Chianti, (SI) 53013
Italy
Credit Cards Welcome: ALL MAJOR
5 Rooms, Double Occupancy: €170.00*
2 Suites, Double Occupancy: €200.00 - €240.00*
2 Piccola Villa : €240/day
VILLA OLIVIERA 4 people: €480/day
Continental Breakfast including home made cake and yoghurt, prosciutto,salami, pecorino, juice, cereal, jam, cookies, hot chocolate, coffee, tea ,
*Minimum Stay Required: 3 nights
Open: Mar 1 to Nov 26
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Karen's Review Of
Borgo Argenina:
Borgo Argenina has all the elements of a “bestseller” bed and breakfast: the perfect location in the heart of Chianti surrounded by vineyards, very comfortable accommodation in an ancient stone farmhouse, glorious countryside views, and, above all, Elena, the Borgo Argenina’s gregarious hostess. She left behind a successful fashion business in Milan and bought an entire abandoned village, restoring two of the stone houses for herself and the bed and breakfast. She chose the best artisans in the area and literally worked with them to create the house of her dreams. Everything from painting stenciled borders in rooms through restoring furniture to sewing quilted bedspreads was executed exclusively by Elena herself. The downstairs living rooms and breakfast room are beautifully done in rich cream and soft yellows that complement perfectly the brick-vaulted ceilings and terracotta floors. Elena is up at dawn baking cakes for breakfast and makes occasional dinners for the guests accompanied by classical music. Every little detail has been attended to in the pink-and-blue bedrooms adorned with white eyelet curtains, patchwork quilts, and dried flower arrangements. Across the way is a very comfortable three-bedroom, independent house.

Breakfast Included Children Welcome Cooking Classes Credit Cards Welcome:       Other 4 Direct Dial Phone in Guestrooms Internet Access Available for Guests Mini-Refrigerator in all Guestrooms Some Non-Smoking Guestrooms Parking Available (Free or Paid) Room Service Golf Course within 3 mi Hiking Trails within 3 mi Horseback Riding within 1 mi Wineries Nearby
Phone: 3453537673
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4.96
Welcome Rating:
4.83
Charm Rating:
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Borgo Argenina: A Karen Brown Recommended B & B Borgo Argenina Review

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Heaven on earth does exist,its location is Borgo Argenina in Gaiole in Chianti, and its proprietor is the lovely Elena Nappa. Set amidst beautiful, rolling vineyards along a totally quiet hillside, Borgo offers travelers a true respite from the hectic day to day world. Friendly staff, including the angels, dogs and cat, as well as inviting breakfasts...have the unforgettable coffee cake...as well as a convenient location...it’s no more than an hour to everything...Borgo Argenina invites you re...

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Review by Anonymous on Nov 10, 2008


Borgo Argenina: A Karen Brown Recommended B & B Borgo Argenina Review

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5
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Charm Rating:
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This stay was actually our second at the Borgo Argenina, having been there first in September 2009. As Americans living in Europe for over thirty years, we have travelled extensively and thought we had seen it all. Nothing prepared us for our arrival at the Borgo Argenina. Just stepping on the grounds of this incredible hamlet we felt that sharp intake of breath that indicates you have truly arrived at somewhere special. Because of Elena Nappa’s incredible personality and creator of thi...

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Review by NFranklin on Jun 16, 2010



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