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Molino di Foci

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Localita Molino di Foci, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Ranked #6 of 32 Hotels in San Gimignano
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014
Shay M Tel Aviv, Israel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Me and my wife stayed in Molino di Foci 3 nights (With other 2 couples of friends of us). Molino di Foci location is very good, 45 min to Florence and 1 hour to Pisa. The room was very clean and well designed, The entire place is Beautiful and highly maintain (very nice garden). The continental breakfast was very good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Heidi & Luca are very nice couple that welcomes you on arrival at any time! The rooms are very clean & comfortable. The view around the gardens is charming. Don't forget to ask about the history of the place. Very recommended place! Thanks Heidi & Luca!

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London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
34 hotel reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

After reading all the great reviews on Trip advisor we chose to stay at Molino di Foci during our trip to the Chianti region. We received great service from the B&B staff and were even given the choice to choose between two different rooms to stay in which was great! The room we choose was stylishly furnished and very comfortable,... More

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Thank you very much for your feedback! We are happy that you appreciated the room and service and I appologize for the not towel change, they normally change when the clients leave them on the floor or in the shower....Concerning the garden and the pool, we were damaged by 2 big inundations end of october with 1 meter of water... More

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

...to Luca and Heidi for creating a most wonderful and relaxing vacation spot in the heart of Tuscany. We have spent a week there (during late September) in each of the last 6 out 7 years - the only reason we missed one is because we tried to book too late and they could not fit us in..! The boutique... More

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Zwevezele, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Wa had a great stay at Molino Di Foci. Very friendly staff, willing to give a good service 24/7! For example, on our first day there they surprised us with a battle of prosecco to celebrate our honey moon properly. The Tuscan food, offered 3 evenings a week, is really great. I do not think I've ever eaten so well... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We were tired and hungry and lost after a day in our Fiat touring Tuscany in the rain. We arrived at the south gate of San Gimignano and found a shop with owners who called Luca at Molino di Foci for us. Luca got on the phone, assured us that our tears were not necessary, told us where to eat... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

A great beautiful hotel just 5 minutes away from San Gemignano. The hospitality is worth mentioning, a really good atmosphere! A money worthy, Friday dinner with great food. Big and comfortable bed. *The Wi-Fi is weak, *The air condition gets only to 25 degrees - we asked for an extra blanked and got it right away. *A bit hard to... More

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012 via mobile

Though having only had the Chance of staying for 2 Nights due to some reservation problems (we actually booked 8 nights) caused by the staff (however this is/was really the only Point of criticism) we enjoyed outstanding days at the Molino. Apart from the highly idyllic Pool and Garden, a Perfect place for pure relaxation, the aspect that is Probably... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012 via mobile

This is a perfect place to stay for either a short or longer period. Very welcoming, lovely atmosphere and wonderful Tuscan food offered 3 evenings a week. Very close to San gimignano city walls and a lovely quiet location. Grounds and swimming pool are beautiful and staff extremely helpful. Very highly recommended and would definitely return.

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Zuienkerke, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We did stay here for the second time, and there is now indeed a new building with 8 new rooms added this winter. The integration is really perfect, very nice, and the rooms are very beautifull. There are 2 rooms less in the (older) mean building, where they created more space for the dining and kitchen, what was a very... More

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Address: Localita Molino di Foci, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Molino di Foci 3.5*
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The Molino di Foci is an old watermill dating back to the 14th century. After being abandoned for over 40 years it has been carefully restored into a characteristic small hotel, ready to offer guests a warm welcome to the fascinating tuscan countryside. Restoration work has been sympathetically carried out over a number of years using materials and colours typical of Tuscany. As a result, Molino di Foci now offers its' guests the possibility to clearly envisage the life and history of the old watermill while enjoying any modern comforts, amid a wonderful setting surrounded by fields of wheat and spectacular sunflowers. The English speaking owners have a long experience in first class hotellerie and with the restoration they have realized their big dream of their own hotel. Situated on the via Francigena, which originally lead pilgrims from Canterbury to Rome, the Molino di Foci is an historic building protected by the Belle Arti. The Molino di Foci is only 4 kms away from the historic medieval centre of San Gimignano and ideally located for visiting both Siena and Volterra which both lie just 30 kms away, distance to Florence is 45 kms and Pisa airport 80 kms. ... more   less 
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