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Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera

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Via Oberdam 5/7/9, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa Italy
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#5 of 10 hotels in Colle di Val d'Elsa
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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Colle di Val d'Elsa, Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera makes it easy to enjoy the best of Colle di Val d'Elsa.

The rooms offer a minibar and air conditioning, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera features room service, a concierge, and a coffee shop. In addition, as a valued Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera guest, you can enjoy free breakfast that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to parking.

While staying at Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera, visitors can check out Piazza Arnolfo di Cambio (0.1 mi) and Chiesa DI Santa Maria in Canonica (0.2 mi), some of Colle di Val d'Elsa's top attractions.

Travellers looking to enjoy some ribs can head to Officina Della Cucina Popolare. Otherwise, you may want to check out a wine bar such as Portanova Hosteria Enoteca, Enoteca Il Salotto, or La Bona Osteria.

Looking to explore? Then look no further than Porta Volterrana (0.6 mi), Museo Del Cristallo (0.0 mi), and Il Baluardo (0.1 mi), which are some popular Colle di Val d'Elsa attractions – all conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

Whether you’re travelling for business, pleasure or both, Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera is sure to make your visit to Colle di Val d'Elsa one worth remembering.

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Paid private parking on-site
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PBrogan wrote a review Sep 2019
London, United Kingdom26 contributions55 helpful votes
We have stayed here before and came back because we liked the charm of the town. Having said that, after this second time staying here, we will never come back! The advertised “air conditioning” doesn’t work at all, we had to ask for it to be turned on, after which it didn’t cool the room much. When we then asked if it would be available all through the night because we’d seen other reviews that the air conditioning is turned off at 10pm (their rooms are pretty hot), they said no as it was too cool (between 23 and 26 degrees?!) so their air conditioning didn’t work - funny then that they managed to get it to kick in earlier in the day. We came back after dinner hoping to be able to relax in our room before bed. Of course the air conditioning had been turned off (clearly a cost cutting measure) and so we called reception about it, they told us to open our windows but when we did, there was a very loud noise of live music blasting from somewhere very close by, absolutely impossible. Reception told us it should be quiet by midnight!?! Great, just what you want in a restful hotel! Moral of the story: this place is no longer hospitable to stay in. I would recommend looking elsewhere
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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PatSuElle wrote a review Jun 2019
Morisset25 contributions14 helpful votes
We stayed here overnight while walking the Via Francigena. It is very central and the restaurant attached is very good. It is a fairly standard room - we had one overlooking the street but were not affected by any noise. As this was organised by the company which took care of our bags we did not have much of a say as to which room. The breakfast was included but have to say the coffee is not great. A large group of cyclists were also staying and was great to meet them and find out the cycling route, as opposed to the walking route. If you let Reception know you are walking the VF, they advised us to walk along the river, rather than the busy road out of town. This was a fantastic piece of advice and if you can, you should also walk alongside the river rather than the road.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Best views of the old town are the rooms NOT on the street side
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Lucie M wrote a review Apr 2019
Vancouver, Canada177 contributions58 helpful votes
This is a lovely town, and this property should be better. the rooms are anonymous, thought the beds comfortable and the shower excellent. Breakfast was so-so - in a very gloomy room. Excellent location. And very friendly staff.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Wiltshireman62 wrote a review Dec 2018
living in Surrey214 contributions71 helpful votes
We stayed at La Veccghia Carteria for one night on a pre-booked self-guided walking tour between some of the hill-towns of Tuscany. This hotel is in the newer lower town, connected to the historic walled upper town by a modern lift. It is in a converted paper mill. Our reception was efficient and the room clean, but rather cramped for two people with luggage (being transported for us between hotels) and our rucksacks, boots etc. The main disappointment was the food. The in-house restaurant in the old mill basement was not as good as a typical family run establishment. Our order was misunderstood - only one plate of average veal and chips appeared, and after a delay a second plate of veal without the chips. We should have gone out to one of the restaurants in the town square, but we were feeling tired after a day on our feet. The buffet breakfast in the hotel itself was equally poor. There was no stewed fruit to go with cereal and yogurt, only one small baton of bread, and no hot options, or even cold eggs, The one redeeming feature was a proper hot water urn (as opposed to the usual tepid water in flasks) so that when this eventually got up to boiling temperature we could have proper cups of tea.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Room Tip: Upper floors probably quieter, but noise not a problem anyway. Try to ask for a large room, if...
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The Padrino wrote a review Oct 2018
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The receptionists are very rude, unprofessionals. the room was very dirty, the sheets and towels were not changed for long time, in the breakfast there was only few croissants, hot water and tea bags. Gli addetti alla reception sono molto scortesi, non professionale. la stanza era molto sporca, le lenzuola e gli asciugamani non sono stati modificati per lungo tempo.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$60 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ItalyTuscanyProvince of SienaColle di Val d'Elsa
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38
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera?
Nearby attractions include La Grotta del Cristallo (0.3 km), Museo Del Cristallo (0.02 km), and Il Baluardo (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera?
Conveniently located restaurants include Luna di Saturno, Chicco, and L'Antica Trattoria.
Does Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Colle di Val d'Elsa.
Are pets allowed at Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel La Vecchia Cartiera?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Palazzo Campana (0.4 km), Palazzo Vescovile (0.4 km), and Piazza Cavour (5.3 km).