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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 #1 of 55 hotels in Porto-Vecchio
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Zurich, Switzerland
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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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19 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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10 hotel reviews
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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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W Yorkshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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7 hotel reviews
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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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We returned to San Giovanni after two years. We were not disappointed ! The staff - all of them - are as good as ever! Food good, location excellent, grounds fantastic and the whole ambience super! We shall return again!

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Shenstone, Staffordshire
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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The hotel exceeded our expectations, which were not high for a 2/3 star hotel. We had a superior "villa", which had its own terrace, with table and chairs, overlooking the garden. We must have been lucky from reading some of the other reviews as our room and bathroom were newly renovated and with internet connection. The best thing about the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

We have just returned from Hotel SG staying 12. to 19th May 2013. I was concerned about booking a 2 star rated hotel but need not have worried. Whilst the bedroom/bathroom is basic and did smell a tiny but damp (they have air con units now) this was a minor issue as we slept well and spent our quality time... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We rented a superior room. The smell of humidity was unbearable. The hotel had been flooded in March. Although the hotel management dried the room, it (22) was in no state to be rented out already. After informing the owner, they changed us to another room (upstairs) which was fine. We would have appreciated a real compensation for the inconvenience... More

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Also Known As:
San Giovanni Hotel
Hotel San Giovanni Corsica/Porto-Vecchio
Address: Route d'Arca, 20137 Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, France
Location: France > Corsica > Corse-du-Sud > Porto-Vecchio
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Porto-Vecchio
#3 Best Value Hotel in Porto-Vecchio
#5 Family Hotel in Porto-Vecchio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel San Giovanni 3*
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