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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 8, 2014

Stayed here at the end of May with family on a recommendation. OMG, what a location. Total peace and quiet in stunning surroundings, tastefully furnished bedrooms. Wonderful breakfast, we sat outside each morning enjoying the views of the town of San Gimingnano which are quite simply breathtaking. Sadly it was not quite hot enough to enjoy the pool in the...

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Gentile Cliente, La ringrazio per le sue parole di apprezzamento per la nostra struttura . Siamo lieti che abbia apprezzato...

Noventa Padovana, Italy
Reviewed May 2, 2014

This place is perfect: beautiful location, with pool overlooking San Giminano. Beautiful and large rooms. Very quiet and with private parking. Very kind personnel. And, last but not least, THE BREAKFAST!!

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Dear Guest, Good to know you had good time here at the Podere Sant'Elena : I'm really happy to see how many positive comments come up, it is really a good feeling and this gives to all of us a reason to make it even better! My best Barbara & Podere Sant'Elena staff

Portland, Maine
Reviewed October 8, 2013

My husband and I stayed at Podere Sant'Elena for five nights in the middle of our tour of Italy. We set up our headquarters in San Gimignano and took day trips to Pisa, Siena, Florence, Arezzo, etc. We really enjoyed this B&B, especially the incredible view of San Gimignano from our room. One of our favorite things to do was...

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 8, 2013

I suppose it depends what you are looking for when chosing accommodation but if it is utter peace and quiet in stunning surroundings, tastefully furnished bedrooms and a lovely breakfast, this is the place for you. I know that it has been highlighted in other reviews but the view of the town of San Gimingnano from the gardens are quite...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed July 25, 2013

My wife and I, we already knew San Gimignano. We spent an unforgettable day in this lovely town in the summer of 2007 during our tour of Tuscany. But this was something totally different... We had two beautiful nights in Podere Sant'Elena. This B&B was incredibly inviting with its amazing view and location. Barbara the owner was everywhere. Any time...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Everything was cool: room, food, pool. But the best was the view from my window. Breathtaking. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Podere Sant'Elena è la capitale dell'ospitalità italiana:) I will be back for sure.

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1Thank AndrewBrooklyn
Reviewed July 6, 2013

Our stay here in April of 2013 was fantastic. The room was nice, very private, the bed comfortable & nice furnishings as well. Breakfast was great and these ladies were very accomodating.The property was quite secure, as well- although I felt the area itself was quite safe. That being said- the VIEW! Picturesque! You felt as though you were in...

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 5, 2013

This a first rate B&B with an excellent pool and gardens with wonderful views. Breakfast was very good and catered for all requirements. Receptionist Irene was particularly helpful. Located well off the beaten track but only 10 minutes drive from San Gimignano

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Fort Collins, CO
Reviewed June 13, 2013

Podere Sant'Elena is true gem in a wonderful part of Italy. It is situated across a valley from the old village of San Gimignano, in a completely revamped farm building. Our room was comfortable, well laid out, with a nice bathroom with shower. Our hostess, Barbara, and her assistants, Irene and Fabio went to great lengths to make our stay...

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Vancouver
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Beautiful Garden and pool and a magistic view of San Giminiano ( 10 minutes drive ) . Our room was the only room located in the Kitchen/reception Building on the groun floor the other rooms were all located in a building facing the reception . though we had a sence of privecy as we had a little terrace to ourselves...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Colonial house, fully rebuilt, respecting the original Tuscan architectural lines and antique traditions. Panoramic view over San Gimignano and its tower. Characteristic furnishing with terracotta floors and wooden ceiling-beams. The rooms, as well as being surrounded by the beautiful Tuscan countryside, are sound proofed and fitted with satellite TV and bathroom with shower, air conditioning and telephone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Podere Sant'Elena

Address: Localita Racciano 42/A, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
Price Range: $108 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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