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Relais Santa Chiara Hotel

Via Giacomo Matteotti 15, 53037, San Gimignano Italy See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
The Relais Santa Chiara is a charming and elegant hotel located in the heart of the rolling hills of Tuscany, between Florence and Sienna. The hotel looks over the splendid, peaceful countryside towards More Volterra and is situated just 400 mt. below the city walls of San Gimignano, a town of fairy tales with its 14 medieval towers that testify to a fascinating past. In addition, the strategic location allows one to make day trips to all the major cultural and artistic sites of the surrounding area. The hotel offers 40 rooms, made up of 4 different room types either facing the rear garden or facing the splendid Tuscan countryside. Many rooms have beautiful balconies and our superior rooms have bath with hydromassage. All rooms have air-conditioning, digital TV with international channels, hair dryers and mini-bar. Other services include private parking, a meeting room with a capacity up to 60 persons, Mediterranean garden filled with olive and cypress trees that encompass the swimming pool, which includes a separate, heated mini pool with hydro massage and an inviting and well stocked bar serving an array of beverages and a variety of snacks and light meals. The breakfast is a complete buffet that will certainly satisfy the biggest morning appetite. In the summer breakfast and bar service are available outside on the terrace. Particular attention has been given to the hotel’s furnishings. Some of the most prestige materials make up the guest rooms, such as brier wood and national oak. The public areas breath an atmosphere that’s classic Tuscany. Florentine terracotta covers the lobby which is integrated with a colorful pastel marble mosaic. The famous Serena gray stone is another dominate element found throughout the hotel, like the reception desk and the grand fireplace. Activities available nearby are: walking itineraries departing from the hotel, guided tours of the historic centre, scooter rental, wine tasting (come with light lunch), cooking classes, tennis, horse riding and a 27 hole golf course 18 km away. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$126 - US$269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Relais Santa Chiara
Relais Santa Chiara San Gimignano
Relais Santa Chiara Hotel San Gimignano, Italy - Tuscany
Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
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The view from the Junior suite was outstanding, and similarly whilst having breakfast on the patio, you are treated to same breathtaking view. The staff were friendly and very helpful. The location was brilliant, and the paid car parking on site was absolutely worth it. Easy
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This hotel is located just outside the town walls and in a residential area. That said there is perfect peace during the day and night. I would recommend anyone to upgrade to a room on the first floor or higher with a countryside view, you will not regret it. The view out over th
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We had 4 nights here, location is great, we enjoyed the free parking, room was very clean and staff nice and helpful.
We booked the small room, it is small and next time I will check the size and probably go to the bigger room. With two suitcases , one big, it was a wee reorganis
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This hotel has a lot going for it for us there were also a few drawbacks
On the plus side, the hotel is in an incredible location overlooking the Tuscan countryside and a mere 10 minute walk from the hotel into the walled town of San.G.
There is some limited parking available,
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We enjoyed 2 days in San Gimignano and the hotel was great. Amazing views, clean room, helpful staff, best shower we have had in days, they helped us navigate buses for day trips- excellent place to enjoy Tuscany
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The view from our room patio.
Great view to the countryside
Are you able to organise a tour/organised day trip to Florence from the hotel?
yes there are brochures for organised trips in reception and we booked a couple of tours...however they did seem expensive and our wine tour wasn't great in truth.
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Do I need to bring towels for the pool area. Thanks.
No they are provided.
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Hello, could someone please advise on approximate cost of taxi from Poggibonsi station, and whether would need to be pre-booked or available on arrival? Thanks!
Dear Miss Gemmal, thank you for contacting us. The taxi from Poggibonsi costs 30 Euro and it is better to pre- book it as sometimes there are no anyone available at the station. We look forward to welcoming you and send you our best regards Dania Relais Santa Chiara Hotel
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Hi how long approx is it to walk casually into the old town also how much is the parking per day to park outside the old town thanks
We didn't park, but the walk from the hotel is ok, take your time and it will take 20 mins a brisk walk would be more like 10 mins, it is mostly uphill from the hotel. Well worth it though. We are thinking of taking my mum so are looking at taxis into the town centre
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How much is the shuttle service from pissa airport
"Choose a room on the first or higher floors with a countryside view"
"Countryside view rooms are priceless!"
"Large 1st floor double en suite with balcony and sitting area overlooking pool and idyllic Tuscan countryside"
"Beautiful Hotel"
"Classic = classic as in not classic.."
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