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Borgo Argenina

Borgo Argenina: A Karen Brown Recommended B & B A Karen Brown Recommended B & B
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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Combined User Ratings:
Overall Rating:
4.96
Quality Rating:
4.96
Welcome Rating:
4.83
Charm Rating:
4.96

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

Overall Rating:
5
Quality Rating:
5
Welcome Rating:
5
Charm Rating:
5
a cozy reception area, Gaiole in Chianti, Photo by Joe Morgalis

My husband and I along with lifelong friends spent 5 glorious days at Borgo Argenina. Elena and staff were fantastic. We stayed in her largest villa, Villa Oliviera, and it was so much more beautiful than the website portrayed. Each day after a long sightseeing trek, we looked forward to coming ’home’ to this wonderful p...

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Review by Patricia Morgalis on Oct 7, 2010


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

Overall Rating:
5
Quality Rating:
5
Welcome Rating:
5
Charm Rating:
5

Borgo Argenina is heaven on earth. It starts in the kitchen with a warm welcome from Elena, and a glass of iced tea or wine (homemade, of course!). Elena immediately gives you her map, and explicit directions to the surrounding countryside. A word of advise- follow Elena’s directions- if you think you can get there on your own (especially driving TO Borgo Argenina)), you will probably get lost. Although the address says Gaiole in Chianti, the B&B is specifically located in the town of Mon...

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Review by LNee on Sep 19, 2010



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