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Relais Santa Chiara Hotel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 July 2012

At the recommendation of friends -- we stayed at the Relais Santa Chiara, and had a truly memorable experience.... loved Its tranquility, Old World charms, and the wonderful setting. We found the staff cheerful and friendly, and the manager/Owners shared great tips for enjoying Medieval San Gimignano and the surrounding hill towns. A convenient breakfast in the lovely dining room...

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Relais S, Proprietario at Relais Santa Chiara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for you kind review. We are so pleased to know that you received some friends’ recommendation and that yourself liked the hotel and are eager to come back with friends. We always do our best to make our guests’ holiday as pleasant as possible, and when it even becomes “memorable” we certainly feel we...

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2012

My husband and I returned to this hotel for our 3rd visit to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. We had a delightful trip and were made very welcome by the staff. The hotel is in a great location to explore the town and the other lovely places within 30 minutes. We began to wonder why we bother going elsewhere in...

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Relais S, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Relais Santa Chiara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for your kind words and for being so affectionate. We are very flattered of the idea of representing a little oasis for your summer holidays. We are waiting for you to come back soon. Warm regards and a big hug, Erika Relais Santa Chiara

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights as part of a tour around Tuscany, booked through Kuoni. Lovely quiet hotel in beautiful gardens. We had a lovely standard room on the ground floor (large balcony). The staff were welcoming and friendly and there was a very good choice of options for breakfast. Excellent location - 10 mins walk from San Gimignano...

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Relais S, Responsabile reception at Relais Santa Chiara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We are very pleased to know you had a pleasant stay with us and thank you very much for sharing your opinion with future travellers. As a tip, we always recommend to check our website to make sure you get the best available rates and take advantage of our special offers, which you can do using our link...

Reviewed 15 July 2012

Our first hotel in a tour through Italy; a complete disappointment. I struggle to understand how this hotel has mustered four stars, as the rooms are dated and the welcome cold. I doubt that it has not been renovated since the Seventies. The only redeeming features are its close proximity to San Gimignano and the pool, which offers some solice...

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Relais S, Direttore at Relais Santa Chiara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We regret to hear that you did not appreciate our hotel, however we respect your opinion and taste. Regarding your allusion of the hotel not being renovated since the Seventies, though, we can assure that it is not the case as the hotel was opened in the Nineties. Each year the hotel receives continuous renovation, including this year’s...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2012

The hotel was part of a short package to see the Bocelli concert. It was wonderfully quiet and relaxing. Based around two beautiful common rooms, small pool and lawned garden and delightful dining room for breakfast and lunch. Spotlessly clean and the service staff are friendly, helpful and efficient. Five minutes walk from San Gimignano. Downsides are small bedrooms and...

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Relais S, Sales at Relais Santa Chiara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time of sharing your opinion on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the quietness of the location, the pool, the garden, the whole hotel being spotlessly clean and the friendliness of the staff. We are evaluating your comment about the front desk staff having to “be pushed to perform...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2012

We found this little gem of a hotel on the internet, did not know what to expect and were utterly delighted. The hotel is spotlessly clean and quiet, the staff are incredibly friendly and the location is great. It is situated within five minutes walk from the walls of San Gimignano but in a very quiet residential area. The views...

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Relais S, Sales at Relais Santa Chiara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your nice review on Trip Advisor and for highlighting the Relais Santa Chiara features. We are always pleased to know that our guests appreciate our hotel’s particulars. We also appreciated that you booked directly with us. The direct contact with the hotel allows a better service and you will always find the best price and...

USA
Reviewed 13 July 2012

This hotels relegates singles to small, closet like rooms with two tiny windows near the ceiling that are level with a sidewalk outside, meaning there is no view and no egress in the event of fire. The unfriendly clerk said there were other rooms but they were only for couples. You don't want to vacation in Tuscany in a room...

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Relais S, Sales at Relais Santa Chiara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We do respect every guest’s opinion, but for the sake of truth and not to mislead future travelers, we would like to highlight that we do not relegate singles to our smallest rooms, but we simply give to everybody the chance to travel on a budget while enjoying the amenities of our hotel, like the pool, the garden,...

UK
Reviewed 8 July 2012

This is a modern hotel situated just outside the walls of San Gimignano. It has a smallish garden with sun loungers and sunshades and a smallish swimming pool. The breakfasts are quite pleasant and served on the terrace. Nice rooms with a lovely view but only if you are at the front. We found the staff very friendly and helpful....

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Relais S, Sales at Relais Santa Chiara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor . We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We regret to hear that you felt irritated for the wi-fi charge. We believe that it is common in the majority of tourist hotels to apply a charge for the wi-fi; we do have more convenient wi-fi...

manchester
Reviewed 8 July 2012 via mobile

Nice hotel in a good location only 10 minutes walk from town. The gardens and pool are lovely and very well kept. My only complaint is that although the hotel did not appear to be anywhere near full and I booked way in advance we were given a small room with no view when it seemed the better rooms were...

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Relais S, Sales at Relais Santa Chiara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback on Trip Advisor and for your good comments. Regarding our rooms though, please note that we have a variety of categories, ranging from Small, Classic and Superior Rooms to Junior Suites, either with or without view. The price varies accordingly, independently from the time of the booking. At check in we usually advise...

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2012

This is the perfect hotel for visiting San G. It is an easy 10 minute walk to the main entrance to the town. The grounds and pool are very well kept and spotlessly clean and the staff most helpful. Breakfasts are good and since they don't do dinner, it gives you the chance to try the many excellent restaurants that...

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Relais S, Sales at Relais Santa Chiara Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your opinion on Trip Advisor and for giving tips to future travelers. As you wrote, we do not have a restaurant but thanks to our strategic position we are at a close proximity to the numerous restaurants of San Gimignano. If you do not feel like walking to town, another excellent restaurant with a...

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Relais Santa Chiara is a charming and elegant hotel located in the heart of the rolling hills of Tuscany, between Florence and Sienna. The hotel looks over the splendid, peaceful countryside towards Volterra and is situated just 400 mt. below the city walls of San Gimignano, a town of fairy tales with its 14 medieval towers that testify to a fascinating past. In addition, the strategic location allows one to make day trips to all the major cultural and artistic sites of the surrounding area. The hotel offers 40 rooms, made up of 4 different room types either facing the rear garden or facing the splendid Tuscan countryside. Many rooms have beautiful balconies and our superior rooms have bath with hydromassage. All rooms have air-conditioning, digital TV with international channels, hair dryers and mini-bar. Other services include private parking, a meeting room with a capacity up to 60 persons, Mediterranean garden filled with olive and cypress trees that encompass the swimming pool, which includes a separate, heated mini pool with hydro massage and an inviting and well stocked bar serving an array of beverages and a variety of snacks and light meals. The breakfast is a complete buffet that will certainly satisfy the biggest morning appetite. In the summer breakfast and bar service are available outside on the terrace. Particular attention has been given to the hotel’s furnishings. Some of the most prestige materials make up the guest rooms, such as brier wood and national oak. The public areas breath an atmosphere that’s classic Tuscany. Florentine terracotta covers the lobby which is integrated with a colorful pastel marble mosaic. The famous Serena gray stone is another dominate element found throughout the hotel, like the reception desk and the grand fireplace. Activities available nearby are: walking itineraries departing from the hotel, guided tours of the historic centre, scooter rental, wine tasting (come with light lunch), cooking classes, tennis, horse riding and a 27 hole golf course 18 km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Relais Santa Chiara Hotel

Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti 15, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
Price Range: ₹ 6,156 - ₹ 12,941 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Relais Santa Chiara Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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Hotel Relais Santa Chiara
Relais Santa Chiara San Gimignano
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Gimignano
#4 Family Hotel in San Gimignano
#7 Romantic Hotel in San Gimignano
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“You're not going to spend too much in your hotel so pick any room you like”
nepzoli, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Countryside view is fantastic. Standard rooms overlook block of flats.”
jaimet601, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views of the Tuscan countryside are at the front of the hotel. Reserved parking at front entrance is available for a daily fee.”
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sirjuan007, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a view of the valley from the second floor...so beautiful to wake up to!”
walkingbs, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor as big patio and wonderful views”
Abztravel, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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