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Relais Santa Chiara Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Giacomo Matteotti, 15, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was recommended this hotel by a friend who said it was amazing. Well she was right!! The hotel is wonderful, the rooms are clean and the decor is modern. The maid was very thorough. The reception staff were very helpful on every request we asked of them. Although the height of season we always got a sunbed and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a short break at the Relais Santa Chiara and would recommend it to others. It is a 10 minute walk into San Simignano but is in a quiet residential street with little traffic or noise. The rooms are traditional and have all the facilities needed. Others have commented on the need for a little refurbishment in the rooms and... More

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel is really excellent by all means; clode to the city center, superb view, clean, staff always gentle and courteous; great for relax tourism and for art lovers. Consider however that the "small rooms"are really small, even though with all conforts of a bigger one. However I think that the cost diference is worth it.

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed four nights in a superior room with a view. The room was spacious and had everything you could need. The staff were very efficient, helpful and pleasant. The hotel itself is spotlessly clean and has many very attractive lounges. Pool area is great, plenty of loungers. We thought the breakfast was really good. The only down side is that... More

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is slightly contradictory just to warn you in advance!! I'll start with the couple of just slight negatives but only because i'll finish on a massive high! 1. The rooms are quite small and could do with an update. I've noticed a few other reviewers have commented too. Realistically the rooms are more of a 3 star standard... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely stay at this hotel for a few nights, in a junior suite with stunning views of the Tuscan country side. The hotel is well maintained and clean, the room itself was okay. On entrance into the room, there was a mouldy smell present and the bellhop was quickly trying to open the doors to allow fresh air... More

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Mulhouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed a week at the santa clara and we enjoyed very much. Everything was perfect. Very relaxing and fantastic view on the countryside Very good location in the heart of tuscany Only regret concerns the wifi that is not free.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay in this hotel! The staff was very friendly and courteous . A very relaxing and quite hotel rooms are very clean,pool area fantastic. Location a 5 minute walk to the center of San Gimignano. I would certainly go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returned again 12 months after first visit and was pleased that the service and the overall experience was still excellent. Enjoyed the easy going nature of the Hotel where good service comes easily. Travelled as a Couple and stayed in a room designated Superior Countryside view. Size of room is perfect. Other rooms are smaller and this is something one... More

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is over ten years since we last visited San Gimignano and stayed at the Relais Santa Chiara. Returning this year we were delighted to find it was still the right decision to stay there. San Gimignano has a magical quality and staying at the RSC enhances the experience. Just a short walk from the town and one enters a... More

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Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti, 15, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Relais Santa Chiara Hotel 4*
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Relais Santa Chiara San Gimignano
Relais Santa Chiara Hotel San Gimignano, Italy - Tuscany

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The Relais Santa Chiara is a charming and elegant hotel located in the heart of the rolling hills of Tuscany, between Florence and Sienna. The hotel looks over the splendid, peaceful countryside towards Volterra and is situated just 400 mt. below the city walls of San Gimignano, a town of fairy tales with its 14 medieval towers that testify to a fascinating past. In addition, the strategic location allows one to make day trips to all the major cultural and artistic sites of the surrounding area. The hotel offers 40 rooms, made up of 4 different room types either facing the rear garden or facing the splendid Tuscan countryside. Many rooms have beautiful balconies and our superior rooms have bath with hydromassage. All rooms have air-conditioning, digital TV with international channels, hair dryers and mini-bar. Other services include private parking, a meeting room with a capacity up to 60 persons, Mediterranean garden filled with olive and cypress trees that encompass the swimming pool, which includes a separate, heated mini pool with hydro massage and an inviting and well stocked bar serving an array of beverages and a variety of snacks and light meals. The breakfast is a complete buffet that will certainly satisfy the biggest morning appetite. In the summer breakfast and bar service are available outside on the terrace. Particular attention has been given to the hotel’s furnishings. Some of the most prestige materials make up the guest rooms, such as brier wood and national oak. The public areas breath an atmosphere that’s classic Tuscany. Florentine terracotta covers the lobby which is integrated with a colorful pastel marble mosaic. The famous Serena gray stone is another dominate element found throughout the hotel, like the reception desk and the grand fireplace. Activities available nearby are: walking itineraries departing from the hotel, guided tours of the historic centre, scooter rental, wine tasting (come with light lunch), cooking classes, tennis, horse riding and a 27 hole golf course 18 km away. ... more   less 
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