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“great last min find” 4 of 5 stars
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Grand Hotel Bastiani
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Gioberti 64, 58100 Grosseto, Italy   |  
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Ranked #9 of 21 Hotels in Grosseto
London
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“great last min find”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Within the walls of the old city, this was a lovely hotel, clean but dated rooms, they even have old panels on the bedside to call the maid, and reception. The bathroom was very modern though, and the desk staff are wonderful and friendly.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This is our second stay at The Grand Hotel Bastiani in the past couple of years. We LOVE this hotel. The staff is over the top professional, kind and helpful. The elegant charm of the property is marvelous. The rooms are very large and very well appointed. The bath is also very large with marvelous shower-tub combination. Tremendous storage space with personal safe. The winding marble staircase - beautiful. Bicycles are available, but everything is within walking distance. The hotel is located within the walls of an ancient Roman city filled with charm and beauty......but no automobiles! Perfect for a relaxing vacation. The best is that this wonderful village has not been discovered by many tourists and is unspoiled. Filled with outdoor cafes and charming shops. Treat yourself and experience REAL luxury....stay at the Grand Hotel Bastiani.

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Quality hotel with in the City walls.Old hotel full of character and charm. All staff were extremely helpful. You are seconds walk away from cafes, bars and restaurants. Great base to discover local mountains and beaches.

Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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24 hotel reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Grosseto is an interesting small city south of Pisa with 18th C protective walls, renaissance buildings and recently restored Duomo in a large central piazza. The city is lively without the blatant tourism which has overwhelmed many tuscan cities.
The Bastiani is in a quiet piazza just off the main piazza and close to the Duomo. The hotel is imposing but not too grand. The bedroom was quiet and comfortable with good bathroom. Buffet breakfast was excellent. The hotel provides cycles for guests which is an excellent way to explore the city and its walls. There are excellent restaurants a short walk from the hotel and with sensible prices. Staff were all very pleasant and helpful.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Old styled hotel but very nice located, the service was very friendly / excellent.

  • Stayed June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Montreal, Canada
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132 hotel reviews
Reviews in 121 cities Reviews in 121 cities
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

I stayed at the Grand Hotel Bastiani for 4 nights while on business in the area.
The location is perfect for strolling inside the walled center of town.
Parking was very easy, just outside the wall. Overnight charge was about 3 euro.

This hotel has the look and vibe of an old "Grand dame" who is still keeping herself in good shape. Everywhere you look it seems that this hotel is "frozen in time". From this persepective, the experience is quite interesting. The gleaming ornate fixtures in the bathroom,,,the klunky switch panel beside the bed,,,,the marble stair case. All still functional and kept very clean and in good shape.

Reception staff was very helpful all the time. Some staff have excellent command of English.

My double room was moderate in size for European standards.
Even though there was quite a bit of dark wood, the other decor was very neutral, so the room didn't seem dark.
Room itself was fairly sound-prood - some street noise as expected
The bed was firm. Linens were of good quality.
The WiFi was OK, however I did have to log-in and log-out for each session. 16 eu for 8 hours, but logging off after each session will stop the timer.
Since it was November, I can't commment on AirCon (or perhaps lack of...not sure)
The room got a bit warm at night,,,even in November. Some street noise through the open window......it is in the city center, so I would suggest bringing ear plugs if you're a light sleeper.

The breakfast was Ok. There was some fresh fruit and yoghurt, but not eggs. The cappucino was excellent. Breakfast is served in a formal dining room, however there is no restaurant on site. (Management told me they are trying to acquire space next door to expand into and make a restaurant)
There are 4 bikes that are free to use.

What I liked:
- Old world charm - it's like going back in time
- Friendly and helpful staff
- Feeling of security
- Cleanliness
- Location, location, location
- The free bikes

To Improve:
- A softer bed option
- Adding an on-site restaurant
- Adding a couple of non-news English TV channels

Conclucsion:
The location, staff and ambience make this hotel a worthwile hotel option for Grosseto.

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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2011

Hotel has no garden this is verry sad also the breakfast is not like a Toscany wellcome
also no swimmingpool need a lot of renovations
no help with luggage

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Grand Hotel Bastiani

Address: Piazza Gioberti 64, 58100 Grosseto, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Grosseto > Grosseto
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Grosseto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Bastiani 4*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
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