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“Quaint hotel but cost of bar drinks is a joke” 2 of 5 stars
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Hotel Franceschi
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via G Galilei, 11, 55042 Forte Dei Marmi, Italy   |  
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Ranked #2 of 43 hotels in Forte Dei Marmi
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“Quaint hotel but cost of bar drinks is a joke”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2009

I recently stayed at this hotel with friends having received a very good deal via tripadvisor. While the hotel is immaculate, central to the resort and in a very quiet location with resonably friendly staff the costs of the drinks from the bar shocked me. I have stayed in many three, four and five star hotels (remember this is a three star) but I have never been charged 20 euros for a gin and tonic, while my friend was charged 15 euros for a vodka and coke. There is no bar menu so if you just put the drinks on the room as I normally do, you end up with a v ery scary bill at the end of your holiday. Big tip to the owners of this hotel is to be transparant and have a bar menu. Tip to travellers, dont drink here unless you are happy to spend double the cost of what these drinks would be in town.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2005

With the warmth of a private home, Villa Franceschi in tony Forte dei Marmi is a wonderful spot for a stay. Hotel accommodations are simple but comfortable, public rooms cosy and spacious. The kitchen is good but hotel is only a short two block walk from the excellent Bistrot restaurant. Rates are reasonable making the Franceschi an excellent choice for visitors to this attractive seaside resort.

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Address: Via G Galilei, 11, 55042 Forte Dei Marmi, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Lucca > Forte Dei Marmi
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 43 hotels in Forte Dei Marmi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Franceschi 3*
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