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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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Ranked #11 of 32 hotels in San Gimignano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location , staff are top class . If you can get a room with a countryside view , worth it. Breakfast and service at breakfast is excellent. After a hard day " tuscanying" getting back to RSC is just the tonic before a nice dinner in SG. Home from home from someone who travels a lot

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here the second time and again we loved our stay in Relais San Chiara. Very nice clean pool with nice view, good helpful staff. The breakfast was served outside, wonderful to start the day like this. It is a short walk to the centre of San Gimignano. We surely will come back here.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant hotel, lovely foyer, helpful staff. Definitely worth asking for a room with a view; most come with small private terraces too. View over pretty pool area and picturesque Tuscan countryside. (Isn't that why you're there?) Rooms are very compact; big mirrors make rooms seem larger. Bathroom is very compact, but comprehensive. Good breakfast buffet; pleasant on the terrace.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights, mainly because we liked the environment around the hotel: nice garden with pool. The basic rooms without the view to the hills were very, very small and outdated (80's?) in style, but clean. So basically you pay for the garden space :) Only two electric outlets in the room: one in the bathroom and the other in... More

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Porthmadog, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Relais Santa Chiara hotel for 2 nights during July. The hotel, garden and pool area are lovely and the breakfast on the terrace was really nice with ample choice. The hotel is located walking distance from San Gimignano and provides easy access to the hotel car park without having to touch the centre. The walk to... 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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