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Hotel San Michele

#11 of 22 Hotels in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent three nights in this wonderful hotel. The location is on a side straight off the main square, with free parking down the hill outside the city wall. The room was comfortable and well-appointed. The service was excellent, and the hotel staff was welcoming and helpful. Breakfast was a treat - great food, a beautiful room and friendly servers.... More 

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lincoln
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel San Michele was our base for visiting Tuscany and we enjoyed it thoroughly. The staff was very friendly and extremely helpful. The hotel itself is formerly a private residence (must have been a huge home) and has lovely old world charm. Our room was spacious, very clean and comfortable and definitely a great, reasonable price. The hotel has a... More 

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Norman
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32 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here 3 nights, first night in plain hotel room. Upgraded the next two nights to the better rooms.....well worth the price. Beautiful, spacious rooms with balcony overlooking the towns red clay roof tops and the Lake Trasimeno valley.....breath taking! Would definitely stay there again!

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Santa Cruz, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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28 helpful votes 28 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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80 reviews 80 reviews
9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 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 

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