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SPOLETO BY THE POOL : APT 1

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 42 reviews

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

0.7 miles from Spoleto historic centre, air-conditioned, 2 bedrooms/1 bathroom apartments with pool + Jacuzzi. Apt sleeps 4. Car recommended. 10 mins walk to train station.

WiFi included in rate.

Spoleto By The Pool is locally known as IL PINCIO, named after the hill it stand on. 0.7 MILES, (10 MINS WALK), TO SPOLETO PEDESTRIAN, HISTORIC CENTRE /car recommended. Possible to do without a car, if you are fit, used to walking and do not wear high heels !

The rate includes a lift, free of charge, to and from the station, on arrival and departure days, if you are without a car. This offer is subject to Laurie, my husband, being available and the car being OK. To date, we have always been able to provide this service ! Arrival/Departure dates flexible, subject to availability. Impressive features of Spoleto By The Pool are the infinity pool, the Jacuzzi, the grounds and the spectacular panoramic views from the windows, balcony and terraces of all the apartments.

Standing on a small hill, outside the city walls, Spoleto By The Pool is the nearest and largest pool property to central Spoleto. Add to that, a stunning and convenient location - simply unbeatable ! 0.75 miles to the train station, from where you can get to practically anywhere in Italy.

This location is the best ! Spoleto centre and the station within spitting distance and the mountains are all around you. Spoleto By The Pool is a tranquil place with easy access to all the hot-spots….Assisi, Perugia, Trevi, Spello, Norcia, Perugia, Todi, Gubbio and, just over an hour to Rome.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach San Benedetto del Tronto
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The Umbria region

Spoleto is one the most un-touristy places you will find. Extremely popular with Italians because, not only is it beauitful, but, the Spoletini have remained faithful to their traditions. Here you will find live theatre, operas, concerts, ballets and plays, all year round. But, be prepared to hear only Italian spoken. Unlike, tourist traps, the indigenous Italian has never bothered to learn English. Nonetheless, foreigners are welcomed. Sign language still prevails. And, the language of food, wine and clothes is universal. Further, in Spoleto, as well as the surrounding villages and hill-top towns, sagras take place throughout the year, celebrating the harvesting of truffle, asparagus, olives, grapes, maize, tomatoes....... Halloween and various saints' days. Big spreads are provided, free of charge (or almost), as a kind of offering to the gods, a thanksgiving of good fortune, except that you will be the recipients and not the gods ! Indeed, any excuse will do for a celebration !

Central Spoleto

Spoleto is the Italians' favourite place in Umbria – some say in Italy. Now, Italy's best kept secret has been revealed. And, Spoleto is enjoying its new found fame. The locals are so friendly. Once here, you are bound in a kinship of love and worship of all that is most precious to the Italian….. sculpture, architecture, works of Art and, above all, food ! Not to mention wine, shopping and the most famous of all activities – the passeggiata ! The bus, at the end of the lane, goes to the top of Spoleto, the famous Rocca and Il Ponte. Very convenient if you fancy walking back home, down-hill, through the pretty, cobbled and arched streets of Spoleto, passing the myriad of shops, bars and restaurants along the way.

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Review 1-10 of 42

28 Aug 2014

5/5

"excellent"

Third time we have stayed here, we were not planning to stay again next year but now rethinking and will probably come back in 2015..... and for longer.....do I need to say more- no........its all bee… More

12 Sep 2013

5/5

"excellent!"

second time we have been here and will be back again, perfect for us!… More

6 Sep 2013

4/5

"Relaxing holiday in stunning surroundings"

We had a lovely relaxing fortnight here. The apartment was exactly as pictured, not luxurious but clean and everything we needed. The pool is amazing and the views, especially from the infinity pool… More

5 Sep 2013

4/5

"Great family holiday"

We much appreciated the help we received from Laurie in meeting us and taking us to the apartment and also from the two ladies who helped my daughter and her family liase with the police when they had… More

31 Aug 2013

5/5

"Sehr gute Unterkunft"

Wir haben einen sehr netten Urlaub in der Unterkunft 6 verbracht.Die Betreuung durch Norma und Laurie war sehr gut. Ein Essens-Willkommenpaket stand bereit. Das Reataurant für den abend war gebucht. … More

15 Aug 2013

5/5

"Lovely place, perfect location, wonderful hosting"

We had a great time at Spoleto by the Pool apt1, a beautiful apartment with amazing panoramic views of the Umbrian countryside. The pool was amazing and we spent hours by the pool in just looking out … More

8 Aug 2013

5/5

"Just what we were looking for"

We stayed at Spoleto by the Pool in July 2013. We are a family of four with children aged 1 and 4 who stayed in apartment 4 and grandparents who stayed in apartment 2. We were looking for a self cat… More

23 Jul 2013

3/5

"Good value accommodation in a great position with some room for improvement"

The positive points about this accommodation are firstly that Laurie and Norma are extremely focused on their guests, charming, attentive and their communication is great. The pool, hot tub, barbequ… More

A bathroom can quickly develop a kind of mouldiness, if the windows are not kept open. It is a combination of the steam inside V the extreme heat outside V the very cold air conditioning in every room. Like the weekly rates, the furniture has not been changed for a few years. But, as you can see from all our other excellent reviews, this has never caused complaints since the interiors are all functional and family friendly.

Indeed, new ceramic floors were put in all 6f the apartments 2 years ago. Further, all 6 of the apartments are freshly painted at the beginning of each new season. In addition to these yearly refurbishments, to also replace the furniture throughout would have necessitated a rent increase in what to many has been and, maybe, to some, still is, a crisis year, money-wise.

So, in order to retain the weekly rates as low as 690 euros/week, maintain the beautiful grounds, the water fall, the large BBQ area with 2 big ovens, the infinity pool and the Jacuzzi, offer free and unlimited high speed WiFi, and, all just 0.7 miles from the historic centre of Spoleto, we decided to stay put with the functional furniture and defer such a major expense until people have a few more euros to spare !

However, we are constantly reassessing the situation and when we deem the furniture no longer fit for purpose, we will, indeed, replace it.

As for the claim that the owners hosted a group of friends, this is something that we know nothing about. None of the other guests there at the same time as Jim, our reviewer, drew our attention to any strangers being there, the family were away at the time that Jim was there, and, Jim did not contact us to investigate a situation that they found "a bit intrusive". Had he done so, we would have acted in the interests of our guests immediately and removed any unwanted persons from the premises. As it is, we do not know who Jim is referring to.

15 Sep 2012

5/5

"Lovely apartment with pool in sunny Italy"

Very well equipped and clean apartment and pool. Laundry on site for your own use, free of charge. Nice hot tub too. Great if you need a place to relax with a pool. Spoleto a lot bigger than we exp… More

3 Sep 2012

4/5

"Great time!"

We stayed at apartment 5 for 2 weeks in July 2012 with 2 little children. It was a very nice stay. The views are magnificent. Pool is large and well cleaned. If you are with small children, it's … More

Review 1-10 of 42

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