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Hotel San Giovanni

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Route d'Arca, 20137 Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, France
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Ranked #6 of 56 Hotels in Porto-Vecchio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Very nearly everything about this hotel is perfect or close to perfect. The staff are delightful, friendly, efficient and thoughtful. The hotel is managed by a family member who is present and actively concerned; she is charming, gracious, attentive and involved - communicating warmly but not pushily with all the guests (and was particularly kind to us, driving us into... More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
46 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

During our recent trip around Corsica we enjoyed two nights in this beautiful hotel. Our room was very nice including a spaceous bathroom and a terrace for our private use. For breakfast a huge selection of bread, jam, honey, cereals, jogurt, fruits and cheese was offered in the hotels restaurant. The hotel complex was embedded in a beautiful garden including... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Just returned from a 7 night stay at the hotel which we choice due to the good reports and we were not disapointed. The low key hotel is set very pleasant, well kept, peaceful gardens. We had a superior room which was in very good order with a terrace overlooking the sunny rear gardens. We were on half board which... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed three nights and because of that experience returned a few days later for another three nights. Our Superior room facing the lovely rear gardens appeared to be recently renovated. It was spacious, clean and well appointed. The staff were, without exception, friendly, helpful and genuinely caring about our having a good experience in their family owned and managed... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We booked this hotel beacuse of the good reviews but were rather disappointed. The room was wet and smelly and you rather didn't want to touch the floor. It seems they use the same water to clean the entire hotel, just with tons of smelly cleaner. The breakfast at Euro 12 is ok for an adult, but they charged the... More

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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We stayed 3 nights at Hotel San Giovanni. The hotel is set on beautiful, well-manicured grounds that are really nice to walk around. Everyone who worked here was extremely friendly and helpful. Our room was in the main building. The room itself was clean and basic with a tiny shower; definitely could use a bit of updating and decorating. When... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We stayed for 1 week in late August; this was our second visit. Hotel San Giovanni continues to deliver overall excellence at a reasonable (for Corsica) price. The hotel is in the "2-star" category, which means you should not expect hordes of servile butlers wearing suits and white gloves to bow down calling you "Sir" and "Madam", carry your luggage... More

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12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

I cannot understand why this is only rated as a 2 star. The San Giovanni is set in wonderful tranquil parklands about a mile or so outside Porto Vecchio. The food is excellent and the service absolutely spot on. It is owner managed and it shows. We didn't have the best room in the house (No 1) but that was... More

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We've just returned today from a week's holiday where we were based at the San Giovanni. They are proudly displaying their Trip Advisor award and rightly so. This is not "5 star luxury" or high-end cuisine, go elsewhere for that. What this privately-owned small country hotel offers is excellent food, fantastic service and an oasis of peace and calm. There... More

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Peaceful and tranquil setting in a superbly kept garden, clean comfortable accommodation, Excellent buffet breakfast with a vast choice and plentiful home cooked evening meal, cheerful and helpful staff and a lovely pool. What more could you want?.

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Address: Route d'Arca, 20137 Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, France
Location: France > Corsica > Corse-du-Sud > Porto-Vecchio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel San Giovanni 3*
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