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Localita Sant'Andrea 1, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is our go to place right outside San Gimingnano. Expect a warm welcome from Fulvio and Katia. Their cooking class is delicious and fun. If you are looking for an authentic b&b that is an excellent value try IlVicario. Returning in April and I can't wait!

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Caen, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

we went twice this summer…. fulvio and katia are so helpful to show us the best place to visit….. the home made food is so good….the wine excellent….. and the food class a adventure you will remember for ever!!!! and i want to rent the green room for my next trip!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This was a wonderful find, and it well deserves the ratings on here. We arrived late in the evening after a short drive from San Gimignano (10) min. If you enter San Andrea in your sat nav it takes you right to the gate. Fulvio greeted us warmly and made us feel right at home despite it being after 10.... More

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Woodbridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Il Vicario was our last stop of a two week tour through Italy and it was a great way of enjoying our last three nights in Italy. Fulvio and Katia along with Fulvio's sister were amazing hosts. Upon arrival we were greeted with a glass of wine and appetizers taking in the view of the vineyards, olive groves and the... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed three nights in October, taking both the Beginner and Advanced cooking schools, while also taking in the area (Certaldo, Volterra, San Gimignano). The setting is beautiful (we had the aprtment, which was worth the extra) and the hosts Fulvio and Katia were gracious, informative and fun. Highly recommend this as a place to base for the area, and... More

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Toowoomba
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

What a great experience! We didn't stay here, but booked the cooking class for our first day in Tuscany. Although we had a car, it was a little tricky to find, but between Google maps and instructions over the phone from Fulvio, we arrived on time. It is set in a beautiful location with views to San Gimignano and surrounding... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

We were referred to Katia by a friend that took her class. My wife and I decided to take the same class and it turned out to be one of the best days we had in Tuscany. We learned how to make 3 kinds of pasta with a few different sauces. We prepared bruschetta and a few appetizers, Saltimbocca (chicken... More

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We arrived in pouring rain and Flavio welcomed us in with a glass of local wine. It was very cosy and homely. Flavio cooked up a storm and managed to feed 10 people despite the fact that we arrived not long beforehand! We shared along with the other guests a great (reasonably priced too) 4 course meal with accompanying wines... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

First place to stay outside of the major cities. What a time! Located 4km north of San Gimignano, Il Vicario was a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of the city. Arrived via bus from Poggibonsi to town. Getting there can be tricky, but doable if you don't have car. Taxis are available, but they don't say "Taxi' and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

If you are looking for a warm welcome, helpful advice on what to see, great home cooked meals and a lovely atmosphere in a rustic old home stay here. This is not a 5 star hotel this is a 13th century Tuscan priests house so the rooms are old, there's no tv and the bathrooms are cramped. .but it's wonderful... More

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Also Known As:
Il Vicario Hotel
Il Vicario San Gimignano
Il Vicario Hotel San Gimignano
Il Vicario San Gimignano, Italy - Tuscany
Address: Localita Sant'Andrea 1, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 58 B&Bs / Inns in San Gimignano
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