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La Cisterna Hotel

Piazza Della Cisterna 23, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only booked the night before and as soon as we arrived in San Gimignano we decided to stay 2 nights. I asked for a superior room with a view and boy did we get a view. Upon opening the shutters and going out to the balcony I was in love. The view was like something out of the movie... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prime location in the centre of a mainly pedestrianised town. The taxi dropped us at the Porta San Giovanni gate and we then had an uphill walk with our suitcases. Spacious bedroom, worth having a superior room with a view. Panoramic view from breakfast room. Typical continental spread for breakfast and we enjoyed the freshly made cappucino which is available... More 

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

Dear JMcC83F, thank you for your nice review and for the good score you gave to our Hotel. We are very happy to know that the room, the view and the breackfast were up to your expatetions. We hope to see you soon again in our Hotel and for next time we want to remind you our shuttle bus service,... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Cisterna is in the center of town and a great place to stay. Rooms are small and so is the elevator but truly an authentic old world hotel. Located on the center square just steps from shopping and restaurants.

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

Dear peach8054, we are happy to know you have a good memory of Hotel la Cisterna. Thank you to mentioned our location, in fact we are exacly in the center of the town! We hope to welcome you again soon, next time ask for a deluxe double room, they are the largest one (23 / 30 square meter). All our... More 

Darien, Connecticut, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

La Cisterna is exactly where you want to be in San Gimignano. It is in the middle of Piazza Cisterna, which is at the heart of the town. A few doors away is one of the best gelato shops in the world. Here are the pros and cons of La Cisterna: Pros: -Location. -Price -Very friendly staff -Unbelievable views across... More 

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

Dear pmichalski, thank you very much for the time you spent on writing a comment about #hotelcisterna We are very happy to know you had a good time in our Hotel and your words about us fill up of proud! As you mentioned the location is perfect to visit San Gimignano and the panoramic view to the landscape and that... More 

vermont
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198 reviews 198 reviews
43 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our group stayed here for 3 days in windy March. We were not warned that we would be walking up a very steep walled town for at least 15 minutes ( by then dark and pouring rain and windy). However, the next morning when we climbed the stairs to the dining room we were amazed at the view of many... More 

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

Dear sugarbushfarm, we are very happy to know that you came to Hotel la Cisterna with your group. In fact we are probably the largest Hotel in the center of the San Gimignano and so lots of groups decide to come to visit us and have dinner to our panoramic Restaurant le Terrazze. As you said we are up to... More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for four days in September and it was lovely. The hotel itself was nice and the staff were polite and helpful. The most amazing thing though was the view from the balcony of our room. Absolutely stunning - actually brought a little tear to my eye when we opened the shutters on arrival. Only downsides were the... More 

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

Dear MsPollydolly, thak you for the good score you gave to our Hotel la Cisterna. We are happy to know you enjoyed our Hotel. We are glad to inform you that we restored some of the rooms overlooking the valley with balcony and we improve our Breakfast with new things.. We looking forward your next visit! All our best regards... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My husband and I stayed at La Cisterna Hotel a few years ago and we still talk about how wonderful our experience was there. So very special and I hope we can go back some day. We both remember looking out from our window and seeing the cisterna. The windows were amazing and there is a lovely fresco as you... More 

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

Dear dm, thank you to share your opinion about our Hotel on Tripadvisor. We are very happy to know you keep a good memory of La Cisterna Hotel and expecially of you rooom overlooking the Cisterna square. We really hope to have you as our guest again soon! All our best regards the family and the staff of Hotel la... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Our 5th time in this hotel. We even brought our 80 yrs old grandmother from Finland to see this unique place. She was treated very well and loved the hotel and San Gimignano. I love the view from our balcony over the Toscany hills. We admired the sunset with glass of wine. It brings me 800 years back in history.... More 

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

Dear Maria H, thank you very much for your wonderful comment. We are really flattered and proud to know you hold a special place in your heart for our Hotel La Cisterna! Thank you for mentioning your room with balcony and the services regarding the Shuttle bus and the private garages. Please give a big hug to Grandmother, it was... More 

San Rafael, California
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272 reviews 272 reviews
43 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This city is amazing to wander and so much to do touring locally. Food and wine superior where ever you go. However you should be prepared to pay. IT IS A DESTINATION. I loved it there and will return, and I will be prepared with good info. I love it in the late springtime as all the wallflowers and mustard... More 

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

Dear Thomas B, thank you very much for your nice review, and the very good score you gave to our Hotel. We are happy to know you enjoyed our Hotel and our beautiful town. San Gimignano is very famous indeed for food, Vernaccia wine, Art Museum and Nature. Every season has something different to give but of course the best... More 

Prince George, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

La Cisterna Hotel was recommended to us by friends,and we were delighted with every aspect of this lovely hotel. Our room was very spacious, with a large comfortable bed and an extra large bathroom. Drapes covered the tall ten foot window which when drawn aside revealed a lovely little deck with table and chairs and the most magnificent view of... More 

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

Dear KdDmWorsley, we're really excited about your review, it's great to know you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel la Cisterna! We are happy to know that we have kept your expectations. Congratulations for the wonderful description of your review, is very romantic but also very realistic. In fact we have different types of rooms but the rooms with balcony... More 

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