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Borgo Argenina

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Host: Elena Nappa
Localita: Argenina-Monti
Gaiole in Chianti, (SI) 53013
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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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
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My wife and I recently returned from sixteen days in Italy and we had many great experiences, but when telling friends about our trip, we talk more about our time with Elena Nappa at Borgo Argenina than any other part. This special person and the wonderful place she created from the 1000 year old hamlet in the hills of Tuscany stands out.

From the information I gathered when planning the trip, I was expecting something different and special, but nothing that would compare with the rea...

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Review by TWeaver on Jun 30, 2012


You are simply lovely persons and your comment about my job will encourage me to do better and better.
It’s a big joy for me to here you loved so much my place.
Thank you

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Borgo Argenina View, Gaiole in Chianti, Photo by Joyce W

My husband and I just returned from a fabulous 10 day trip to Tuscany. We spent four nights with Elena at Borgo Argenina. We had very high expectations based on the reviews we had already read. These were all exceeded!

We felt at home the moment we arrived. We were, indeed, greeted by the sweet ’receptio...

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Review by JWatts on May 21, 2013

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