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Albergo Franceschi Hotel

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Piazza Francesco Ferrucci 121 | Gavinana, Pistoia, Italy
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Albergo Franceschi Hotel
Ranked #18 of 38 Pistoia B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

What a gem. Up in the Tuscan hills. This is a small family run hotel. We were made very welcome by all the family. Rooms are basic but very clean. The restaurant was small and attractive and the food was excellent and very Italian. it is cooked by the son in law who is a great chef.There is a small... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My friend and I have just returned from a very good week at Hotel Franceschi in Gavinana, If you are more interested in a friendly, informal atmosphere rather than a smart, up to date decor then you will like this place. Maybe the decor is a little quaint but it is their home after all and you are made to... More 

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Pewsey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Just returned from a wonderful two weeks in this lovely family run hotel in the Tuscan mountains. Although some might find the family momentoes and photos around the hotel to be 'clutter' it gives the hotel a real feel of homeliness and character. The cleanliness of our room and shower room could not be faulted. The food was fantastic and... More 

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Surrey, UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is a small family run hotel up in the mountains in Tuscany- a real gem. Gavinana is not in the least bit a tourist town- it is real Italy and a great place to base yourself for walking, sightseeing, or just relaxing ( we did a bit of each but maybe less of the walking than our fellow travellers).... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I stayed here in October this review is a little late but as was on trip advisor looking at another thread and decided this deserved comment This is a super little hotel the family that run it are really caring and helpful and genuinely value the customers I was a single traveller and the single room was very small and... More 

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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Ignore the previous review !! The hotel food is great. All fresh food and superbly cooked. I have no idea what the previous reviewer is going on about. OK the toaster is a bit ' tired ' but that's about it. The family owners are great fun, and our Saga Rep, Suzanne was just brilliant. ( Don't mention George Clooney... More 

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I am beginning to wonder if I stayed at the same place as the other reviewers. The albergo is lovely, situated in the central square - but the food is dire!!! Breakfast consists of stale sugary croissants, undrinkable instanf coffee, slices of shiny English-style ham, shiny rashers of not fully cooked bacon, no fruit, fruit yoghurt pots, a toaster that... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Family run, central village location central to splendid walking country. Very friendly. This was a family-run hotel that made fine meals. Lots of stairs. Good for visits to Sienna, Pisa, Lucca. If you are lucky (we were not) the local observatory offers public open evenings.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

This wonderful typical family run hotel gave us everything we could have wished for! The friendly atmosphere was created by all members of the family who welcomed us into 'their home' & made us all feel very welcome. The dining experience was of a high standard & we felt that we experienced the true Tuscany. The rooms were basic but... More 

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Kent, England
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

We stayed at the Franceschi for a week and had a lovely time. The hotel is run by the Franceschi family Piero, Dilva and their daughter Lucrezia all of whom did everything possible to make our stay pleasurable. The rooms were on the small side but nothing unusual for a small Italian albergo. The only unusual feature was that in... More 

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Address: Piazza Francesco Ferrucci 121 | Gavinana, Pistoia, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Pistoia > Pistoia
Number of rooms: 28

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