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Hotel San Michele

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Via Guelfa 15, 52044 Cortona, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Cruz, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I must say I really loved this hotel! I booked it last minute during the week of The Assumption. It was my first visit to Cortona after reading all of Frances Mayes wonderful books. The entry is classic 1920 Italy giving this not so worldly American an almost movie like experience. The staff was very welcoming and helpful. My room... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

INSIDE the walled city. A good base for exploring an interesting city. The structure was built in 1400s, on top of an older place. Has been a hotel since perhaps 1900. Grand public spaces upstairs. Decent and quiet rooms on upper levels. Breakfast included was just fine, with cappucinos etc available for asking. Drove here. Car unloading and loading was... More 

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francesca p, Responsabile reception at Hotel San Michele, responded to this review

Dear Guests many thanks for your wonderful report on our Property. I hope to meeting you again and I wish you all the best! see you soon, Francesca More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We recently stayed at this hotel and would definitely go back to the same hotel when we return. Not only is the hotel quaint and beautiful, but the staff goes above and beyond expectations! Highly recommend this hotel.

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francesca p, Responsabile reception at Hotel San Michele, responded to this review

What can I say? Many thanks for your wonderful report I look forward to meeting you again in our Hotel Sincerely, Francesca More 

Ware, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

What an amazing hotel in an amazing town! This hotel is so welcoming. All the staff are fantastic, so helpful. The building is old and traditional so the rooms are all unique and quite quirky but perfectly comfortable. Breakfast is good. No bar in the evening though. Wireless and bit intermittent. Would love to go back.

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francesca p, Responsabile reception at Hotel San Michele, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you appreciated the historical tradition and flavour of our Hotel conveniently situated in the very heart of Cortona. We're always trying to improve our wireless internet, simplifying the log-in procedure in a seamless way and having a better signal throughout the palace. We're looking forward to your next stay with us. More 

Wenatchee, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This hotel is inside the wall of Cortona and located in a former family home. It's old, but comfortable. Water or blood orange juice on arrival was most welcome. The breakfast is good, make sure to ask for a cappuccino rather than the urn coffee. Our room was on the larger size and the the bathroom was spacious for the... More 

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francesca p, Responsabile reception at Hotel San Michele, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time for leaving a review. Our hotel, an historical building, is conveniently located close to the conference center and constitutes a suitable destination for business travelers. We're glad you appreciated our service and will welcome you on your next stay, being sure that the small technical issues won't happen again. More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful old building, rooms very clean and well kept. Right in the centre if Cortona near all restaurants cafés and shops. Friendly staff, reasonable breakfast buffet catering to lots of different tastes. Ask for cappuccino,espresso, americano coffee rather than drinking the stuff from the urn As a solo traveller for me the only thing missing was a bar but as... More 

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francesca p, Responsabile reception at Hotel San Michele, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for staying with us. Hotel San Michele is in a building full of history and centrally located, which retains a classical atmosphere with comfortable rooms and a rich and healthy breakfast. We're glad to have been able to make your stay a memorable one and we hope to see you again. francesca More 

Montreal
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This hotel is perfectly located in the heart of Cortona, with the added bonus that they can take care of your car for you. We were very pleased with Daniele who greeted us at the reception and made an excellent restaurant recommendation for La Loggietta, it was a fantastic dinner overlooking the piazza in front of the church a few... More 

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francesca p, Responsabile reception at Hotel San Michele, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank you for choosing our Hotel for your stay in the charming heart of Cortona. It is with upmost pleasure that we receive your words, testifying that we put all of our effort to ensure you memorable moments while staying with us. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon at Hotel San Michele. More 

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We found San Michele after having some problems with our previous hotel, also in Cortona. The front Desk (Nicolo) were superb! Very nice indeed, and so was the bell man that helped us that day. The room was nice and big. I would like to leave my personal appreciation to this hotel staff.

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francesca p, Responsabile reception at Hotel San Michele, responded to this review

Dear guests, we're glad to have been of assistance and that you took the time to leave a review. We'll turn your kind words to our staff who will be pleased to be acknowledged for their work. We hope to see you again at Hotel San Michele. Francesca More 

Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

We were delighted at our choice of hotel, and being able to drive right up to the front entrance. Hotel provides garage parking @ 20 euros per night. Probably worth while if you do a lot of walking around Cortona. The alternative is free parking outside the town walls - if you are fortunate to find a space! Be aware... More 

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francesca p, Responsabile reception at Hotel San Michele, responded to this review

We'd like to thank you for your words of appreciation, especially for the quality and the variety of our trademark breakfast. A private garage is a valuable service as it can be very important to keep the car safe and at hand close to the Hotel. We hope to welcome you again at our Hotel. More 

Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Very romantic hotel right in the middle of the old town – wonderful room with a view over the valley and beyond – totally spectacular. The hotel is grand with big living rooms on each floor; our room and bathroom were beautifully furnished and clean. Breakfast was served in the court yard or breakfast room and was very good. The... More 

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francesca p, Responsabile reception at Hotel San Michele, responded to this review

We'd like to thank you for your decision to stay with us and for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad to be able to convey the romantic and dreamlike experience you described, with guests being able to breathe history in rooms such our breakfast room, the 18th Century meeting hall of the Accademia Etrusca. We'll be delighted... More 

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