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P.zza Ferrucci, 51028 Gavinana, Italy
+39 0573 66444
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“each evening” (2 reviews)
“hotel” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
P.zza Ferrucci, 51028 Gavinana, Italy
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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

This is such a lovely family run hotel, exclusively for Saga guests. The food was very good and varied, each course had 3 choices so something for everyone's dietary needs. The rooms were very comfortable and had a warm quilt that was very cosy. We...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank SandraDocherty
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Villa Franceschi for 1 week travelling with Saga. The hotel is a family run hotel who also live on the premises. The food was excellent with 3 courses each evening and 3 choices for each course. The patron and his family...More

Date of visit: September 2017
5  Thank SandraDocherty
Reviewed June 29, 2017

This smallish, lovely, if slightly eccentric, 3 star family-run hotel in the Appenine mountains in northern Tuscany is really quite remote. It is set in a stunning location, in a medieval village with an imposing 13th century church and attractive municipal square complete with striking...More

Date of visit: June 2017
13  Thank simonmidgley
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Stayed at this lovely family run hotel for a week, the Franceschi family are delightful and treat everyone as a guest in their home. Gavinana is a secret hideaway off the main tourist trail and just the place to wind down and relax. The food...More

Date of visit: April 2016
9  Thank Leo-lady48
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Wonderful family run hotel in the Tuscan mountain village of Gavinana. We were there first week of July and the weather was superb. The little village its in has another bar a couple of shops and a delightful provisions store with a delicious chilled deli...More

Date of visit: July 2015
9  Thank susan s
Reviewed July 17, 2015

A most wonderful hotel which is also home the most lovely family all involved in running it. It is set up in the mountains on Tuscany and served by a very good bus service. Half an hour into Pistoiae then half an hour to Florence....More

Date of visit: July 2015
12  Thank Len E
Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stayed here from May 13th - May 20th as part of a group of 13. We were given a warm welcome from the Franceschi family including a drink and nibbles. Our room was on the first floor and was exceptionally clean with fresh fruit...More

Date of visit: May 2015
12  Thank ceramica
Reviewed November 12, 2014

We spent a most enjoyable fortnight at this wonderful family run hotel. During this time we were made to feel very much at home and like part of the family. The accommodation was very comfortable, even with the 'quirky' shower in my room! All the...More

Date of visit: September 2014
13  Thank Nicky H
Reviewed June 23, 2014

Lovely family run hotel in an unspoilt hill top village. very welcoming ideal for walking or visiting various towns in the region. The restaurant provided good quality meals served in their downstairs dinning area. The rooms were clean and simply furnished - slightly on the...More

Date of visit: June 2014
10  Thank Gerry C
Reviewed October 20, 2013

This family run restaurant is excellent. The food and service could not be faulted. Very highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2013
7  Thank AlanM924
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July 17, 2018|
Response from SandraDocherty | Reviewed this property |
Yes some do have balconies, the price per night is slightly higher but it is well worth it. There did not seen to be any at the hotel but there are definitely outside bars in the nearest town.
May 25, 2018|
Response from SandraDocherty | Reviewed this property |
I would think there are facilities for ironing, although I did not need them. The hotel staff would probably iron a garment for you if required. There are no tea or coffee facilities in the rooms but the drinks are available... More
Janet P
March 6, 2018|
Response from SandraDocherty | Reviewed this property |
No they do not but the windows can be opened. It is an old family house and the hotel is family run.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P.zza Ferrucci, 51028 Gavinana, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pistoia  >  Gavinana
  • Phone Number: +39 0573 66444
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