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Localita Molino di Foci, 53037, San Gimignano Italy See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
1 Star accommodation
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All reviews a short car journey dirt road that leads grounds and swimming pool by italian standards chianti region beautiful san gimignano place to stay heidi countryside florence views hosts towns
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is located in a renovated water mill outside of San Gimignano. The property is very peaceful and rather quiet although you will need to drive to get anywhere (including restaurants and sights in San Gimignano). The rooms were adequately furnished and modern. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise ... after traveling down a very long road, through an area that was extremely remote, we came upon this lovely historic Monastery. The service, the accommodations and the food were amazing ... it was a lovely trip!

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This hotel is simply beautiful and the staff are extremely attentive. We felt extremely comfortable there and wanted to stay longer. Luca was outstanding and had great recommendations. The pool and garden area are stunning and the rooms are comfortable. Breakfast is also great.

1  Thank Kim M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My wife son and I stayed at Molino do Foci for 3 nights in June while travelling around Tuscanny. It's located just outside San Gimignano in a superb location that's secluded but also provides an excellent base to explore, with easy access to the town...More

1  Thank Gareth E
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We have recently stayed 1 week at this hotel, which served as a base to visit Central/ Northern Tuscany. The Hotel is ideally located, being 10 min drive from San Gimignano, one of the nicest towns in Tuscany. Some great restaurants are located in San...More

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Description

The Molino di Foci is an old watermill dating back to the 14th century. After being abandoned for over 40 years it has been carefully restored into a characteristic small hotel, ready to offer guests a warm welcome to the fascinating tuscan countryside. Restoration work has been sympathetically carried out over a number of years using materials and colours typical of Tuscany. As a result, Molino di Foci now offers its' guests the possibility to clearly envisage the life and history of the old watermill while enjoying any modern comforts, amid a wonderful setting surrounded by fields of wheat and spectacular sunflowers. The English speaking owners have a long experience in first class hotellerie and with the restoration they have realized their big dream of their own hotel. Situated on the via Francigena, which originally lead pilgrims from Canterbury to Rome, the Molino di Foci is an historic building protected by the Belle Arti. The Molino di Foci is only 4 kms away from the historic medieval centre of San Gimignano and ideally located for visiting both Siena and Volterra which both lie just 30 kms away, distance to Florence is 45 kms and Pisa airport 80 kms.

Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
 
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
HOTEL STYLE
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
PRICE RANGE
US$ 99 - US$ 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
ItalyTuscanyProvince of SienaSan Gimignano
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Traveller (196)
Room & Suite (28)
Dining (19)
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billford142
28 September 2016|
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Response from EMH68 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry if this is a bit late, but yes they do have internet in rooms and it is quite good.
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"Choose a room that is not upstairs - it was very loud"
RickySpanishhh
6 Apr 2017
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"We stayed in one of the suite at the side, by the roadside.There is traffic coming and going, but not bad..."
EMH68
20 Jul 2016
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"Rooms on the bottom floor have a modern look and feel, rooms on the top floor have a traditional tuscan..."
694yvesc
21 Jul 2015
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"Check out restaurants in San Gimignano. Cum Quibus and Chiribiri especially"
nirnear
21 Nov 2014
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