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Albergo Nazionale

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via dei Marchesi 11, 56048 Volterra, Italy
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Ranked #19 of 24 hotels in Volterra
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall a very well priced hotel with panoramic views, from the balcony, of the Tuscan hills. Staff were pleasant, the lady who checked us out was very helpful, although the man who checked us in didn't explain very much (wifi, breakfast, and taking of passports). The rooms were nice but a little dated, and the double bed was actually two... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Went with my husband as part of a walking group and really loved the town,interesting,historic but lively. The Albergo Nazionale is perfectly placed very central and convenient for the restaurants,bars ,museums churches and the bus station. A short walk from the hotel entrance is a wonderful viewing area and I would recommend going out at sunset. Our room was fine... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

The hotel is in a brilliant position to explore beautiful Volterra....... however, having spent three nights in the Nazionale, we dont expect to return there again. Had an amazing view of the valley from the balcony which was so spectacular but very noisy as it overlooks a bar. The room was so hot - no air conditioning and in temperatures... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

The hotel is in a great position in the centre of Volterra. The hotel is historic and very grand, even if it could maybe be upgraded slightly. It is very comfortable but was extremely hot when we stayed. A fan on the ceiling would be a welcome addition to the rooms. We will come back again though because of location.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I stayed here for 5 nights as part of a group walking holiday. The location is fantastic. Near where coaches/buses have to stop, and right in the centre of things. Good for exploring, then taking back shopping, having a quick break and then back out again. There are things to see and do all day and evening in Volterra. The... More

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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for one night in May 2012. We paid a little more for the view, which was well worth it as it gave the full effect of the town and the valley below. Parking was easy, if you were willing to pay. Hotel staff were available (if inattentive) and fine (high maintenance guests should probably... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Hotel Nazionale is very conveniently located in an old palace, at the entrance of the city walls of Volterra, two steps away from the bus terminal and the Piazza dei Priori. I was pleasantly surprised by the amiability of the staff: I wrote them to confirm my reservation and asked for a room with balcony (I am a smoker) and... More

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Giulio G, Proprietario at Albergo Nazionale, responded to this review

Thank You so much for Your positive comment. My staff and me hope to welcome you again soon. More

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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

The hotel is well situated in this beautiful town. The rooms were clean and well serviced each day. The breakfast was just about adequate but in the five days we were there, there was no fresh fruit or vegetables. The evening meals were inadequate and the climax came when we were presented with cheese on toast and chips for the... More

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Giulio G, Proprietario at Albergo Nazionale, responded to this review

Dear guest, I feel very sorry not to have been able to give You an happy experience . We really believe that dinner is a special moment during the holidays , and we always try to do our best . Cheese and toast you mention, is a typical dish, our local baked ewe's milk cheese. However, we are used to... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

After visiting Volterra four years ago I was looking forward to rekindling my love for this place but it has gone to a bad start after eating here!!! Having arrived late on we had no reservations made so chose this on a whim - first mistake! We felt the staff really lacked any service as we waited quite a while... More

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htlnazionale, Manager at Albergo Nazionale, responded to this review

We regret that You didn't appreciate our food. We accept all criticism in order to improve, even if they are very hard. . It's not easy to meet all tastes, but we really can grant that our staff, which also include young people with a great desire to do very well , is really attentive and qualified in their work. More

13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012 via mobile

Following a 3hr delay and mammoth ques at the airport to collect our car we half expected a closed up hotel on our arrival in volterra at 12.30am. The hotel staff new we where arriving a kept the doors open and welcomed us, even though usually they closed up at midnite. The hotels location was 2mins from a secure underground... More

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htlnazionale, Manager at Albergo Nazionale, responded to this review

Thank You for Your positive review. Review like yours give us the charge to go forward and improve. More

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Additional Information about Albergo Nazionale

Also Known As:
Albergo Nazionale Volterra
Albergo Nazionale Hotel Volterra
Address: Via dei Marchesi 11, 56048 Volterra, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Pisa > Volterra
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #19 of 24 hotels in Volterra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Albergo Nazionale 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Nazionale is situated in an antique palace since 1890. Thanks to our great central position, you can visit wonderful Volterra easily on foot. We offer 38 rooms all of them with private bathroom with all necessary amenities, a telephone and a TV. Spend an original and pleasant stay in one of our rooms. All the rooms are provided with the free Wi-Fi internet access.A lovely Restaurant can be found inside. Here, you can enjoy great Tuscan cuisine prepared with nothing but the freshest and most genuine ingredients , combined with an excellent wine selection. The restaurant is made up of an ample dining room that can host up to 110 people, making it particularly adaptable for weddings, ceremonies, official work or group dinners.If You're travelling by bike, You can store it inside the Hotel. If You're travelling by bus,We stand 50 meters in front of the main bus stop. If You arrive by motorcycle, You can park in public places outside the building.To reach easly the Hotel by car, follow Pizza Martiri della Libertà and enter this adress in Your sat nav system. You can park Your car in the close secure public garage. ... more   less 
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