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La Cisterna Hotel

Piazza Della Cisterna 23, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a night at La Cisterna, while walking the Via Francigena and it was a wonderful experience. It's right on the charming central square which is chock full of tourists, buzzy, fun and noisy and with every attraction, from bars to museums, right there. When we opened the door to our room, only just down the corridor, we found... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the recommendation of a family friend, we spent the first three days of our honeymoon at La Cisterna. It was absolutely lovely. The room was spacious, the view was spectacular and the food was fantastic. The included breakfast spread was really nice, and we loved taking in the view each morning. It was a really great deal. Paola and... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found ourselves driving around Tuscany on May 1 which is Workers' Day in Europe so a long weekend and not a room to be found. La Cisterna had what they called a "French" Single room which had what we in the U.S. would call a double bed so we took it, thinking this was a desperation stop b/c it... More 

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Northumberland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Gimignano is, like so many Italian towns, on top of a hill. When you arrive there on foot after a long day, you feel it. Our first port of call was always a bar. Refreshed, we continued to our very central hotel, La Cisterna. Maybe it was luck but we were allotted room 45, apparently down in the dungeon... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1,388 helpful votes 1,388 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had always wanted a repeat of a magical visit but probably memories are best preserved. The town and views are so special and the location of this hotel is perfect. I had though wanted the same room at the back with views over the valley and requested what I thought was appropriate. Despite asking for a Junior Suite with a... More 

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Cristiana58, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Cisterna Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RonWamberal, often the memories do not equal reality and never suffer a slight alteration in time. We're sorry that you were not able to get a room overlooking the valley as you wanted but we are happy to know that so you could enjoy the two views: one on the medieval square from your room and the view of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second stay in this lovely hotel. This trip we had five family members, so we needed two rooms. We specified that room 82 (remember that number) had to one of them. We stayed in this room on our first stay in 2012 and it is brilliant. The room itself is large and comfortable, with great furnishings and a large... More 

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Cristiana58, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Cisterna Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter O, thank you very much for the great score you gave to our Hotel and the memorable comment! We are one of the oldest Hotel of san Gimignano and it was always runned by the same family, now we are at the fifth generation! We are happy to know you loved your room 82 in fact each of... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this hotel! The staff were wonderful and were very kind when I attempted to practice my Italian on them! The place is authentic and the views from our room were incredible. I had looked forward to sitting on the terrace looking across to the Tuscan views and I was not disappointed. It is a very special place. On... More 

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Cristiana58, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Cisterna Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LindaA053, thank you for the great score and the romantic comment you written about our Hotel; you are so kind! You are always wellcome to our hotel and will be always a pleasure to speak Italian with you! All our best regards the family and the staff of Hotel la Cisterna More 

San Mateo, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sorry I only spent 1 night here since the hotel was fantastic. Centrally located to anything in San Gimignano. Hotel was very clean, and even though I only had a single room, it was fantastic. A single bed in a room that wasn't very deep,but very wide and totally comfortable. The huge bathroom not only had a shower and a... More 

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Cristiana58, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Cisterna Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dbertell, thank you for the great score and the beautiful words you used describing our Hotel! We are very happy to know you enjoyed your single room: in fact we have some single rooms with view and balcony and some others overlooking a private courtyard. We are happy to know you loved our Breakfast and we are glad to... More 

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel on the piazza in gorgeous San Gimagnano. Extremely helpful staff. Room is perfect.....we have a "French Single" which is a comfortable double bed and our room is decorated in classic Florentine style, complete w/beamed ceiling. TV w/not only BBC but CNN as well and free - good - WiFi. Restaurant w/traditional Tuscan fare and possibly the best views... More 

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Cristiana58, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Cisterna Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marcia Pappas D, GRAZIE GRAZIE GRAZIE!!!! Your comment is incredible and you are so kind! Thank you for the wonderful words about our Hotel, the staff, the room, the facilities of the room and our Restaurant le Terrazze. Thank you for mentioned the Shuttle bus service we give to our guests at the check-in and at the check-out from.... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Gimignano is on of the cutest and nicest town you could ever visit. That will make you almost impossible to find a restaurant with good quality and "low" prices. Well, this is it! The food is not amazing but it's very very good and the prices are normal. I would recommend it, without any doubt

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Cristiana58, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Cisterna Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Derrubio, thank you for the review of our Restaurant Le Terrazze. We are happy to know you had a positive impression of our restaurant and of the quality of the food, we are glad to know you will raccomend it! Waiting to have again in our Restaurant we send you all our best regards the family and the staff... More 

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