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Grand Hotel Continental Siena

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Banchi Di Sopra 85, 53100 Siena, Italy
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Ranked #8 of 43 hotels in Siena
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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Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only stayed for one night, a room with small terrace. The room is nicely furnished, walking closet, with a lovely Carrara marbled bathroom, double sinks, flatting lighting, lovely toiletries. The room is not very big, but nicely furnished in line with a historical building. The bar is lovely, and hotel gave us a welcome drink, served with lovely nibbles. Breakfast... More

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LITTLE FALLS
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked superior junior suite with roof top terrace in August 2014. The roof top terrace is small with no view, only the stars. The bathroom was dated in need of renovation just not 5 star quality. The mattress was petrified, very old extremely dated and uncomfortable. The air conditioning was regulated by the hotel, too warm for August. All upholstery... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel is perfect for location, food, service, and staff nothing was to much trouble very friendly, the room was a delight very clean and room and always cleaned first thing, highly recommend, excellent breakfast with excellent service . we will definitely return.

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Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a very nice stay in the hotel, the staff is very friendly and helpful. Plus - location (walking distance of all major tourist attractions) - rooms (clean, nice size, all comfort) - valet service for your car - excellent breakfast (for italian standards) Neg - very difficult to reach the hotel, you have to park on a "piazza"... More

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NBeaugonin, Group Operations Director at Grand Hotel Continental Siena, responded to this review

Dear Peter Thank you for taking the time to review the Grand Hotel Continental after your recent stay. We are delighted you enjoyed the central Siena location, our historic guest rooms and the hospitality of the hotel team. We try hard to maximise the enjoyment of every guest and staff work hard to ensure the highest standard for guests. Thank... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upgraded our room for our honeymoon, along with complimentary prosecco. Fantastic concierge who helped with local restaurant choice. Incredible view from our room of San Domenico. Very nice breakfast. Perfect location. Make sure you ask to see the Grand Hall with its unbelievable frescos. Only thing I would say is that you need to be sure of where you will... More

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NBeaugonin, Group Operations Director at Grand Hotel Continental Siena, responded to this review

Dear Matthew Thank you for taking the time to review the Grand Hotel Continental after your recent honeymoon. We are delighted you enjoyed the hospitality of our team, especially our Concierge, and the central location during your special trip. Our historic suites, rooms and frescoes are a great source of pride for us and I am so glad you enjoyed... More

Bristol, UK
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is perfectly placed to explore Siena. It is essentially a converted palace and this has its pros and cons. The major public rooms are wonderful with frescos everywhere. Our room (a royal double) also had a frescoed ceiling and a lovely view across to the Duomo and the hills beyond. But there were significant weaknesses particularly given the... More

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NBeaugonin, Group Operations Director at Grand Hotel Continental Siena, responded to this review

Dear Barry Thank you for taking the time to review the Grand Hotel Continental after your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed the central location and the frescos. Thank you for the comments on the air con and sockets which we will endeavour to address, along with your notes on the breakfast and maid service. The hotel... More

London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
27 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you’re in Siena for Palio time, then this really is the perfect spot. Less than 5 minutes walk from the main piazza and all the action and still you can escape into the seclusion of this 5 star hotel to avoid the madness when you’ve had enough. As you’re inside the city, arriving can be a bit fraught and... More

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NBeaugonin, Group Operations Director at Grand Hotel Continental Siena, responded to this review

Dear ArkLark Thank you for taking the time to review the Grand Hotel Continental after your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed the Palio, the central location and the seclusion of the hotel. The city can get very busy at Palio time , especially when driving. Regards the decor, as you state the hotel is a combination... More

Totnes, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We were there for the palio which is a must!...the hotel is in a perfect location and the staff are amazing...special thanks to Nabil and Laura from the concierge...nothing was too much trouble and everyday they were smiling!...if you arrive by car then they will take care of it but at 45 euros a day so we found (advised by... More

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NBeaugonin, Group Operations Director at Grand Hotel Continental Siena, responded to this review

Dear Mike Thank you for taking the time to review the Grand Hotel Continental after your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed the Palio, the hospitality of our team and the central location. I will also pass on your kind feedback to Nabil and Laura.On behalf of all the team, I do hope we can welcome you... More

Hong Kong, China
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The location is wonderful, but the hotel is not very well maintained. Rooms are small and and old. Outside the room the hotel is beautiful with nice paintings and sculptures. Breakfast is quite poor in terms of options. Valet parking is 45 euros. The staff is very welcoming and helpful.

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NBeaugonin, Manager at Grand Hotel Continental Siena, responded to this review

Dear HaikuVoyage Many thanks for taking the time to review the Grand Hotel Continental. We are delighted you enjoyed the central location, original artworks and the hospitality of the team. We try hard to maximise the enjoyment of every guest. As the hotel building dates back to the 1700s with many original rooms, features and public spaces, depending on room... More

Warrenton, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My family and I spent one night here. The service is impeccable and and the hotel is located in the heart of Sienna, only a short walk to the must see sights and plaza. The rooms are nicely furnished. Our three grown children shared a room and it was a large junior suite. I loved the fact that we could... More

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NBeaugonin, Manager at Grand Hotel Continental Siena, responded to this review

Dear Cristol J Thank you for taking the time to review the Grand Hotel Continental after your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed the hospitality of our team and the central location. As we are placed within the medieval city centre we do benefit from fantastic views of the Siena skyline. Our historic guest rooms and suites... More

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Address: Via Banchi Di Sopra 85, 53100 Siena, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > Siena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Continental Siena 5*
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The only 5-star luxury hotel within the old walls of the city of Siena is the Grand Hotel Continental, an architectural jewel of exclusive luxury in the medieval heart of this ancient city. History and art are an integral part of this magnificent 17th century building, also known as Palazzo Gori Pannilini, a wedding gift from Pope Alexander VII, a member of the powerful Chigi family, to his niece Olimpia. The frescoes are grandiose, the furniture priceless, the marble refined and the atmosphere is so romantic that throughout the centuries it has won over the hearts of a truly elite clientele. ... more   less 
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