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Podere Sant'Elena

Loc. Racciano, 42/A, SI 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It was altogether a very pleasant experience. Located in the midst of vineyards and olive plantations and an uninterrupted view of San Gimignano. Staff extremely helpful and pleasant. Good breakfast. Wonderful place in typical Tuscany The breakfast room can be a bit of a challenge at times because of its small size, but fun, however, there is the option to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

A charming B&B in the quintessential Tuscan countryside. Our room had the most incredible view of San Gimignano - one you could never tire of ... Beautiful in the setting sun and stunning at sunrise... The breakfasts are the best we had during our 3 weeks in Italy. The family runs a bakery in town and serve their tasty breads,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic location on a hill amongst vineyards and olive groves, this gem of a guest house offers superb vistas of San Gimignano and surrounds. The facilities are excellent and our freshly produces breakfast included omelette and a selection of fresh pastries from our hosts bakery. Staff are lovely. Highly recommend a stay . We are here for 3 nights.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Beautiful B&B. Very friendly & helpful staff! Very close to San Gimignano, within walking distance. Incredable views all round. Big, clean pool overlooking the valley. Very clean rooms with bathrooms & great breakfast! Safe parking...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stayed at Sant'Elena late August early September. The situation is stunning with fabulous views of San Gimignano around 1km away. Room had all we needed and was kept spotlessly clean, as was the Podere in general. Barbara & Irene were extremely helpful. Breakfasts were wonderful - but don't forget to ask for your espresso. There is a walk to... More

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Our 4th stay since 2007. The Podere didn't lose any of its charm and beauty. Friendly owners, excellent breakfast ( from their own bakery in town), very nice garden and pool (big and clean, with quiet sitting area) and above all, the unprecedented view on San Gimignano. Don't take your car to go to the town, but walk 25 minutes... More

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Gianni1169, Proprietario at Podere Sant'Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for coming to stay with us. I'm really happy you had good time here and in San Gimignano My best Barbara Podere Sant'Elena More

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Stayed here at the end of May with family on a recommendation. OMG, what a location. Total peace and quiet in stunning surroundings, tastefully furnished bedrooms. Wonderful breakfast, we sat outside each morning enjoying the views of the town of San Gimingnano which are quite simply breathtaking. Sadly it was not quite hot enough to enjoy the pool in the... More

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Gianni1169, Proprietario at Podere Sant'Elena, responded to this review
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Gentile Cliente, La ringrazio per le sue parole di apprezzamento per la nostra struttura . Siamo lieti che abbia apprezzato... More

Noventa Padovana, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This place is perfect: beautiful location, with pool overlooking San Giminano. Beautiful and large rooms. Very quiet and with private parking. Very kind personnel. And, last but not least, THE BREAKFAST!!

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Gianni1169, Proprietario at Podere Sant'Elena, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Good to know you had good time here at the Podere Sant'Elena : I'm really happy to see how many positive comments come up, it is really a good feeling and this gives to all of us a reason to make it even better! My best Barbara & Podere Sant'Elena staff More

Portland, Maine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My husband and I stayed at Podere Sant'Elena for five nights in the middle of our tour of Italy. We set up our headquarters in San Gimignano and took day trips to Pisa, Siena, Florence, Arezzo, etc. We really enjoyed this B&B, especially the incredible view of San Gimignano from our room. One of our favorite things to do was... More

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I suppose it depends what you are looking for when chosing accommodation but if it is utter peace and quiet in stunning surroundings, tastefully furnished bedrooms and a lovely breakfast, this is the place for you. I know that it has been highlighted in other reviews but the view of the town of San Gimingnano from the gardens are quite... More

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Address: Loc. Racciano, 42/A, SI 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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