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Via Lazzeretto, 44, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Ranked #29 of 60 San Gimignano B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014
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Montreal, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed at the Locanda Viani for three nights this past June. Not only was our room more than spacious, our giant terrace made the stay! With incredible views of San Gimignano... we could not have asked for more! The owners of the Locanda were so wonderful, friendly and hospitable. They make you feel more like friends that are visiting... More

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Bremen, Germany
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stay 6 days in this absolutly great accommodation. We've choosen the yellow room with the terrace and great view to San Gimignano. The room is not really hugh, but hugh enough for two. Bath also. All is clean and fine. And an absolutly must - take the dinner!!!! Really greate toscany cuisine. Thanks to Paola! Breakfast is a typical... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed in the red room which was very clean and comfortable and had an amazing view of Sam Gimignano. We old lie to thank Roberto and Paolo who were amazing hosts. They really looked after us. Their hospitality was first class. It is an easy walk into Sam Gimignano and the breakfast was the best we had in Italy.... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed in the yellow room during our three night stay at Locanda Viani. The room was very comfortable and clean, and adjoining balcony - stunning views of San Gimignano and the surrounding Tuscan country side. Roberto and Paola were fabulous hosts..Beautiful breakfasts of homemade dishes and friendly, helpful advice regarding things to do in the area. It is a... More

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14 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The view from our private terrace was spectacular. ..with San Gimignano in the distance to the right and rolling hills to the left. But our room was actually quite uncomfortable - with a very small bedroom, no window and narrow stairs to a sitting area. There were also stairs to the bath room -just not a good room for anybody... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We stayed in the red room. The villa was absolutely beautiful. Very very clean. Views outstanding & the host family were so welcoming & very helpful. Absolutely a must if you are thinking of visiting Tuscany. I would recommend that you hire a car for your stay to get around the countryside. San Gimignano is a beautiful village with great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We spent here 4 night in July. Rooms are big enough, some with terasse. Host Roberto, his wife and cute son Julio were as our family. Location is close to the city center, all rooms has fabulous view on San Gimignano. Highly recommended and thank you again Roberto.

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Buckeye, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Staying here was definitely a highlight of our three weeks in Italy. Locanda Viani made us feel so at home, charming,clean and superb location, our room was fantastic with a beautiful terrace that had a million dollar view of San Gimignano. Roberto and Paola were so accommodating, warm and gracious we enjoyed chatting with them and their two wonderful children.... More

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Guangzhou, China
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Staying in Locanda Viani was definitely the highlight of my Holiday! It was tranquil, pretty and relaxing. My room was perfect! the house was spotless, the breakfasts were delicious and the views were gorgeous that no photo would do it justice. It was a lovely short walk into San Gimignano where I would wander for a few hours during the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We stayed here as a couple in early June. The host family are very friendly and very helpful with local information including the best restaurants to eat in which aren't overrun with tourists! The house is beautiful, fantastic views and amazing breakfasts! We would love to go back.

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Address: Via Lazzeretto, 44, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
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The Locanda Viani is in one of the most beautiful areas of San Gimignano, in a very quiet and secluded position on the top of a hill, only 300 metres away from the historic town centre. We will be pleased to have you at the Locanda and experience with you the essence of our traditions.Roberto Viani, his wife Paola and his son Cesare truly welcome you. They place their splendid holiday home at disposal of all those who love Tuscany and would like to discover those places and traditions that only a friend on the spot may know. Only 300 metres away from the historic town centre.- Locanda Viani has 4 very comfortable bedrooms with air conditioning, internet free ADSL and a small wine bar.- The kitchen looks like an old grocery where every day revives fragrances and savours of past times.- The hall is a small art-gallery where some works by Roberto Viani are exhibited. The entrance has been furnished with pieces of furniture and glass cupboards which are examples of the best Tuscan handicraft. A beautiful terrace surrounded by a garden from which you can enjoy the view of San Gimignano. Together we will have the opportunity to prepare your dinner and become acquainted with the world of Tuscan wine, olive oil and cheese by tasting a selection of products or visiting those producers who have considered quality as the main goal of their life. ... more   less 
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