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La Cisterna Hotel

Piazza Della Cisterna 23, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Darien, Connecticut, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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vermont
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196 reviews 196 reviews
43 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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256 reviews 256 reviews
43 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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
8 helpful votes 8 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 

Sorrento, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Wonderful location, great rooms, amazing views, fantastic breakfast. All round very good but very let down by attitude of reception staff. We went especially for the light festival but when l asked reception for information, timings and if there was anything special for the children to see l was told the programs with the info had finished! and then after... More 

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

Dear APToursSarah, thank you very much for posting your opinion on Tripadvisor. We are very sorry if the reception desk seems to be not so helpfull on giving you informations about the light festival but there were not so much information about that event and on Internet too, as we showed you. It's a new festival, it was only the... More 

Detroit, MI
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83 reviews 83 reviews
17 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We love this hilltop city, and are not alone: it is packed in the summer, but off season retains its massive charm. The staff is helpful and friendly, and we particularly appreciated - after sleeping in way past the breakfast hour - that the kitchen staff helped pull together a satisfying meal for us. The view from the dining room... More 

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

Dear another_traveler0104, thank you very much for your lovely comment about our Hotel. We are very happy to know you have a good memory of la Cisterna Hotel and of our beautiful town. In fact the summer time is crowded of people but in the spring time and in autumn it's more quiet. Especially in september and october the landscape... More 

Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Located in Piazza Della Cisterna, La Cisterna Hotel is in the heart of the piazza and the town. For the driving articulate (better in a small to medium car during the early morning or late afternoon particularly outside of the summer period) you can drive into the town via Porta Quercacchio turning right at Via San Giovani and proceeding directly... More 

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

Dear Jennifer JennJenn, thank you very much for spending your time on reviewing so in particular our Hotel. From your words we can understand that you had a good time with us and that you are very attentive to lots of particular, in fact the particular things are what can make difference! Your review is so useful for us but... More 

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